It’s very easy to be left behind when it comes to wedding trends. You risk missing out on the latest development if you do not have an ear on the ground. Same for the cake industry which keeps on coming with unique concepts every now and then. Bakers work round the clock to produce masterpieces that are simply stunning.
One such trend currently creating ripples is the naked wedding cake. It has yet to pick up speed locally but if international happenings are anything to go by, then chances are we shall be seeing a splash of this in our weddings.
Master Baker Sweet Inspirations looks at some of the reasons this unclothed pastry is causing such excitement abroad.
Simply put, the naked cake gets its name from the fact that it lacks icing. What you see is literally what you get. The exposed layers are actually like a fine piece of art. The kind you cannot help but stare at because it’s is so refreshingly different.
For a couple that wants a bold look for their big day, this is one of the ideas that can be embraced. No doubt guests will be left in amazement by this approach. They will however appreciate the nude nature of the cake which makes it easy for them to pick what’s in the mix.
It really helps matters that an un-iced cake looks just as good in photos as it does in real life. Maybe it’s that rustic vibe that this pastry oozes or the simplistic elegance. Whatever it is, it has made the naked cake a must for a bride and groom that want to create memorable pictorials of their day.
A naked cake provides a canvas for a couple or a baker to inject some creativity into. Its uncomplicated form means that it can be decorated to a much larger extend than its covered counterpart without looking overdone. A popular garnish has for quite some time been berries but flowers are also a nice pick.
A stripped down cake works well for both indoor and outdoor venues to add that unfiltered look.