Wednesday 23 May 2018

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10 delicious cake ideas for spring weddings

From cute cupcakes to spectacular centrepieces adorned with flowers, discover 10 delicious springtime cakes from a host of Cotswold and Gloucestershire suppliers.

spring, inject a seasonal theme into your wedding cake with stunning sweet creations that are just perfect for celebrations at this time of year.

SoGlosWeddings has rounded up 10 delicious cakes, made by talented local suppliers, giving couples getting married in spring plenty of big day inspiration.

1. Berry special

Spring is upon us, which means it is officially berry season! Strawberries, cherries, blueberries and even blackberries are back on the market, and make for some deliciously seasonal treats to decorate your cake with.

This striking Victoria sandwich by Cheltenham’s Vanilla Pod Bakery is sure to keep guests sweet.

2. Pretty pastels

Leaving the rich colours of winter behind, it’s time to usher in the season of light shades and pastel hues, with your wedding cake providing the perfect canvas to paint your colour scheme on.

From pretty pinks and dusty blues, pastel wedding cakes are the ideal complement for springtime celebrations, with this floral creation from Bealicious Bakery a beautiful example!

3. Naked and beautiful

The weather is getting warmer, so it’s time to lose the layers and opt for a naked cake. Perfect for balmier spring days and outdoor weddings, the naked cake provides a simple, elegant and light alternative to traditional wedding cakes.

Decorate with spring flowers or berries and your wedding cake will tie nicely with the season, with this rustic masterpiece by Cheltenham-based Emma Alexandra Cakes bursting with spring sunshine.

4. Easter treats

Go hopping mad with the spring theme for your wedding and celebrate Easter. Whether you go all out with bunnies, cute chicks and chocolate galore or opt for soft and simple, with cupcakes and subtle yellow colours, creating an Easter masterpiece is a piece of cake!

Cheltenham bakery, Patisserie Box specialises in bespoke cakes, with these deliciously simple Mini Egg cakes providing either a stunning seasonal centrepiece, or a cute themed favour for your spring celebration.

5. Cute cupcakes

Fairy cakes, butterfly cakes and dainty cupcakes are perfect for a spring theme, with fruity flavours, sunny colours and fluffy icing making a welcomed return.

Featuring pretty flowers, butterflies and plenty of bright colours, The Cheltenham Cakery's cupcakes embody all the best bits about springtime celebrations.

6. Blossoming bakes

With leaves back on the trees, flowers blooming, daffodils growing and more, incorporating nature into your wedding is a must-do for any spring theme.

Bursting with flowers galore, this beautifully hand-painted masterpiece by Forest of Dean baker, The Chocolate Strawberry, oozes seasonal style and sophistication.

7. Bright and bountiful

Reflect the blossoming season with a cake that’s bursting with beautiful colours and gloriously extravagant décor – from delicate macarons to chocolate artwork, there’s plenty of ways to give your cake the wow factor!

This incredible drip cake from Gertrude Olive Cakes features homemade meringue kisses, white chocolate bark and fresh flowers, which combine for a creation that looks just too good to eat…

8. Nom nom ombre

Ombre wedding cakes are perfect for mixing vibrant shades with pastel hues, creating the picture-perfect way to show off your colour scheme, while adding a delicate twist to your reception décor.

This plum ombre calla lily wedding cake by the talented Cherish Cakes combines a feminine touch and dramatic colours with crisp, white shades for a clean and fresh feel.

9. Say cheese

Wedding cakes created by layers of different cheese wheels are becoming increasingly popular as a cake alternative, and they tie in beautifully with outdoor, festival-themed and springtime weddings.

Pair the cheese with fruit for a seasonal twist and decorate with spring flowers to tie it in with your theme. Cheltenham supplier CheeseWorks can offer happy couples more than 110 cheeses, for as many or few tiers required.

10. Back to nature

The weather is getting warmer, so it’s time to rediscover the great outdoors. Incorporate some of that natural beauty into your big day with a wild cake, adorned with springtime blooms.

This gorgeous design by local cake company Curtis & Co Caked evokes springtime memories of exploring the countryside and basking in the welcome sunshine!

© SoGlosWeddings
Wednesday 31 January 2018

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