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Tips to Keep in Mind When Planning Your Wedding Cake

While your wedding guests will certainly enjoy dancing and visiting with one another during your reception, there is one delectable sweet treat that they will be looking forward to, your wedding cake! With tasty flavors and fillings to choose from, along with the gorgeous style that you would like to represent, you may be at a loss as to how you should begin planning the creation of cake.

From finding the best bakery to choosing the right size cake to feed all of your guests, surely you have many questions about how to plan your wedding cake.

Here at Signature Occasions, providing wedding planning tips and inspiration is our goal! That’s why we have gathered some tips that you should keep in mind when planning your wedding cake. If you are ready to create your big day sweet treat, be sure to continue reading to learn more:

  • First, budget. Before you venture off into the land of cakes, it is important to know how much money you have available to spend. Create your budget, with a little extra wiggle room for any expenses that may pop up along the way. Knowing how much you have to spend before meeting with potential bakeries will allow them to comprise a cake quote that will personally fit your needs.

  • Second, size. After you have determined your budget, it is important to know an estimate of how many guests you plan on having attend your big day. From round to square cakes and an array of sizes, you will have a multitude of options available to you for the creation of your cake. Without an estimated number of guests, it will be hard for your baker to determine the right size for you event.

  • Third, style. While the inside of your cake will of course be delicious, you will want to represent the right style on the outside. First off, you will want to determine the stacking of your cake, whether your tiers be placed on top of one another, or separated with pillars. Next, you will want your design to represent your wedding theme and color scheme, so that it ties into your décor. Overall, your cake should be cohesive with each element of your big day and the venue too.

The tasting and creation of your wedding cake is certainly one of the most fun aspects of your planning. With these tips, you can develop yours with ease. Here at Signature Occasions, we are ready to plan your special day! If you are still searching for a Ridgeland, Mississippi wedding planner, please contact us today for your consultation.

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