Blending Cultures: A Tale of Two Weddings

June 4, 2016

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Kim and Mohammad first reached out to me about their wedding cake almost exactly a year before their wedding! We scheduled a tasting for September and we began to plan their wedding cake. I was so intrigued to learn that they were going to hold a traditional American wedding in the Finger Lakes region at Fontainebleau Inn on Saturday and then follow it with a traditional Indian wedding in the greater Syracuse area the next day. They had given great thought to honoring their two cultures and blending their families.

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Rustic Wedding Cake with a Custom Topper

A wedding is a huge milestone, and the wedding cake provides an opportunity for a couple to design something perfect for them!

IMG_5329This summer I met with a couple for whom the date they met was very important. They scheduled their wedding for the same date they met and they wanted to incorporate this in their topper. They were having a small, intimate wedding for close friends and family at Silver Queen Farm, and they wanted their cake to have some presence. Additionally, they desired enough cake to save for their first anniversary!

The fall wedding was in a rustic setting, so we determined that pumpkin and spice flavors would be perfect. Cream cheese filling paired beautifully with both flavors and a delicious buttercream exterior completed the cake. Continue reading