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How to Decorate a Cake Naked

How to Decorate a Cake Naked

Naked Wedding Cake

Naked Wedding Cake

How to decorate a cake naked is really decorating a naked cake, meaning no icing on the outside. I am finding that a lot of brides are wanting a more natural chic, country feel theme for their wedding cakes and this includes a naked cake. I do not want any dry cakes so, I had to figure out a way to keep this naked wedding cake moist and delicious.
After I baked the naked cake I had to slice and torte the naked cake. I then made a simple syrup and washed all of the naked cake layers. I lined each tier with some icing and filled it with filling. I stacked the layered filled naked cake layers then wrapped plastic wrap around the entire naked cake and kept it in the cooler until it was time to deliver.
When we arrived at the reception venue and placed the naked cake on the cake table we removed the plastic and placed powder sugar all over the naked cake. Flowers were placed on the naked cake and there you go. Beautiful. Best wishes to Beck and Kasie Thomas, they were married October 25, 2014 and had their reception at the Howard House in Dunn, NC. Some of the vendors that were part of their wedding were, Ambrosia Cake Creations, Jefferies Florist, Aramark – Campbell University as Caterer, Life By Roxy photographer / videographer, Band of Oz, Saam’s Party Tents, Brackman System Integration, Breezeway Cafe.

Naked Wedding Cake

Naked Wedding Cake

Chic Modern Wedding Cake

Chic Modern Wedding Cake Featured in Trendy Bride Magazine.

This chic modern wedding cake was part of an event coordinated by Emily Schwarts from Galej Events. The event took place at Vizcaya Villa located in Fayetteville, NC. The cake was covered with fondant then painted with edible paint, the flower was made of gum paste and painted to match the wedding cake. Here are some of the wedding professionals that took part of this event BBJ Linens, Caroline Lima Photography, Classic Party Rentals, Flawless Visions Galej Events, Invitations by Kate Washburn, Mashup Vintage Rentals, vintage jewelry by Oh So Curio, and Owen’s Florist.

You are able to view more photo’s of this event by Caroline Lima Photography in either a hard copy Trendy Bride Magazine or an online version of Trendy Bride Magazine.

Chic Modern Cake

Double Happiness with Dragon and Phoenix Wedding Cake

The Chinese symbol of the Dragon and Phoenix represents a harmonious marriage as well as the good luck meaning. This unique wedding cake was iced with red fondant and designed with a  gold dragon and phoenix on the front side of the cake. On the top of the cake is the gold double happiness symbol which stands for happiness. The wedding reception was held at the Cardinal Club downtown Raleigh, NC. Some other wedding professionals that took part in Wingo and Katie’s wedding were, Jim from Ninety Nine Entertainment, photographer Wendy Boyer from Dancing Heart Photography, Rebecca was the day of wedding coordinator from the Cardinal Club, the flowers were provided by Lyn Graves from Fresh Affairs, the videographer was John Hayes owner of Southern Video Design.

Double happiness with dragon and phoenix wedding cake

Double happiness with dragon and phoenix wedding cake

Intricate edible lace wedding cake

This wedding cake consist of delicate small gum paste flowers on the sides. Intricate edible lace with pearl coloring for contrast was placed around the base of each tier of the wedding cake. The larger flowers were fresh peonies with brooches in the center that were provided by Fresh Affairs. The wedding cake was iced with ivory color butter cream. The wedding ceremony and wedding reception was located in Fuquay Varina, NC at the Chateau Bellevie. Some of the wedding vendors that participated in this wedding were, Liz Pernicairo she did a beautiful job on the brides hair as well as her mother.  Lyn Graves from Fresh Affairs a florist from Raleigh, Robert Filcsik Photography, Damien Maass was the DJ and Videographer. I was able to watch the video that Damien Maass put together, it is fabulous. Congratulations Freddie and Kara Cline. Kara is the owner of Little Virgo, a Professional Organizing & Home Staging business located in Holly Springs, NC.

Intricate edible lace wedding cake

Intricate edible lace wedding cake

Peacock Wedding Cake

I had the pleasure of creating another peacock themed wedding cake. The edible peacock was placed on the second tier and had the tail feathers cascading down to the bottom tier they were also edible with edible gold painted accents. The wedding ceremony as well as reception was located at The Grand Marquise Ballroom in Garner NC near Raleigh NC. Catering by Design from Cary, NC did a fabulous job as well as Fresh Affairs Florist from Raleigh, NC.  The photographer was Collazo Photography from Raleigh, NC.

Peacock Wedding Cake

Peacock Wedding Cake

 

Romantic Ruffle Wedding Cake

This romantic wedding cake is decorated with paper thin ruffles colored with an orange ombre effect.  The wedding took place in Raleigh, NC.

Ruffle Wedding Cake

Ruffle Wedding Cake

 

Damask Wedding Cake

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July 28, 2013 Victor and Shronda Dunn wedding reception was located at the Rose Hill Plantation in Nashville, NC.

Listed below are the professional wedding vendors who took part in making this event a great success.

Perfect Planning by Tara Melvin

Ceremony – Gethesemane Missionary Baptist Church

Reception Location & Catering – Rose Hill Plantation

Officiant –  Reverend Harriet Wheless

Ceremony Musicians – Brencore Entertainment

Ceremony Soloist – Towanta Wheless

Florist  – Fresh Affairs

Photography – J Harris Photography

Videography – K2 Productions

Disc Jockey – David Lugo

Wedding Cake – Ambrosia Cake Creations

Transportation – Action Limousine

Vintage Wedding Downtown Raleigh, NC

Raleigh Vintage wedding

Vintage wedding

A Vintage themed wedding took place at a The Stockroom located downtown Raleigh, NC for Chris and Ashley Marrow. Shawn Schindler owner of Your Special Day Weddings and Events helped pull it all together.  The flowers were provided by Expressions of Love Florist, beautiful work as usual.  Some of the other vendors were Triangle Catering, Lighting by Jeff Simpson from Simpsound DJ and Lighting servicesTesh’s Live Paintings, rentals from CE Rental as well as many other vendors from the Raleigh area.

Trendy Ombre Wedding Cake

Ombre wedding themes have been the trend for this year.  Gradient of color tones that vary in shades from light to dark. Here is a photo of a apple color ombre wedding cake that I made for a bride in Fuquay Varina, NC.

Apple Green Ombre Wedding Cake

Apple Green Ombre Wedding Cake

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Thanks for visiting our new blog. My name is Jennifer. I have been designing and decorating cakes since 1987. My talented team and I work in Wake County, NC and service the entire Triangle area. We will be posting about our latest wedding cakes, decorating ideas, and wedding cake trends. My goal is to keep you informed, inspired and engaged so you come back for another slice! Please feel free to share your thoughts by commenting on our posts.

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