|Getting the Right Wedding
Cake at the Right Price
Weddings can be expensive affairs. Getting exactly what you want
paying prices that quickly add up to more than most people can afford.
A great way of cutting costs is by doing your homework and shopping
wisely. However, one place you certainly do not want to compromise
is with your wedding cake. As this sugary treat will be the centre
piece of your wedding reception and also serve as the dessert, it
is definitely worth your while to invest a little bit more to get
the right cake for you wedding. However, that said, there are some
great ways of getting that cake of your dreams while
also saving the cents.
Limit your guests
By keeping your guest list down you will not only save money on
the cake, but you will also save big in catering and alcohol costs.
Choose a square design for your cake as it will feed far more
people than a round cake of the same size.
Forego the Fake Finery
Have your cake topped by fresh fruits and real flowers. Not only
will it look amazing but it will save all of the time and money
it costs to have real-looking flowers and fruits made from sugar-paste.
Instead of an intricately detailed cake, go the modern, minimalist
route and have your cake covered in a simple Swiss dot pattern
or with a wide ribbon around the base. Also since each additional
flavor will increase the price, sticking to one flavor is a tasty
and economical option.
Many reception halls offer their own catering and baking services.
Find out if yours does as well. If they do, then have them design
your cake as it will save on delivery and service fees.
What they Don’t Know…
If you have your heart set on several tiers of frosting covered
beauty but cannot afford the price tag, then ask your baker to
substitute some layers for frosted Styrofoam. It will look just
as good without the cost – and no one will be the wiser.
Something Completely Different
If cakes are not your thing and you really want to make waves,
serve what modern young couples are opting for and serve deserts
other than cake. Desserts such as pies, tarts, flans and, yes,
even donuts are turning up at some of the poshest weddings.
Getting what you want for your wedding feast should not have to
be a compromise. By following the few tips listed above you are
sure to find the perfect cake at the perfect price.
to Get the Wedding Cake of your Dreams!