I seem to be asked more often than not to create wedding cupcake towers over traditional wedding cakes lately…not that I am complaining! As this time the bride was family, and so obviously the bride’s family were my family without trying to sound too much like the mafia – this time it was personal!
Kelly wanted cupcakes that would match the burgundy and cream theme of the wedding with a little golden sparkle to finish. We decided upon two different flavours – Caramel Crunch and a simple but delicious Vanilla sponge. Each individual cupcake was tied in a burgundy ribbon and finished with tiny little gold stars as well as a hand-made sugar roses. Kelly wanted a traditional cake on the top tier so that she could still have that moment as the bride to cut the cake with her new husband. This was made to resemble the smaller cupcakes finished with a large burgundy rose with stars shooting out of the top.
When I agreed to make this cake (or these cakes being that there were over 100 of them!) I didn’t exactly consider the logistics of transporting from Cornwall 300 miles into the Midlands. With a little bit of careful packing and some very careful driving they all arrived safely – phew!
I couldn’t finish this post without mentioning the incredible dance moves that took place later on at the evening reception and decided to include a few anonymous pic’s – you know who you are!