Outdoor Themed Wedding Cakes
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With the popularity of the themed wedding rising, there is also an upsurge for the themed cakes. The bakeries and cake shops are trying their hands for producing the most beautiful and innovatively decorated themed wedding cakes.
Fondant is the material that is used for decorating the cakes in Australia and England. It is now becoming popular in United States as well. The fondant cakes are the unique pieces of art. With special embossing tools, the material is perfect for displaying the theme.
Outdoor Themed Wedding Cakes in a Beach wedding
Sea-shell and Coral Wedding Cake
Iced butter cream is used for stacking this cake. Fondant is used for creating the edible sea shells. The pearls are created out of edible dusts. Edible dust is also used for highlighting the beach theme. The corals are made out of royal icing. The blue satin ribbon both at the base and top provides the right accent to the theme cake.
Beach Wedding Cake
Three hexagonal layers are used for creating this cake. The beach theme with sea shells is carved out on the fondant icing. The plastic pearl strands are used at the base for the feel of waves. Edible luster dust is used for accenting the cake.
Cake with Lighthouse Topper
Unique thing about this beach theme cake is the edible lighthouse created out of pastillage. Gelatin is used for creating the windows of the light house. A mixture of gum paste and fondant is used for creating sea shells, plants, and anchors. Edible luster dust is used for accenting the cake.
Cup-cakes are the best choice for the outdoor weddings. A tree of cup-cakes is a good idea. Each cupcake has the decoration for the beach theme. Edible fishes, pearls, and shells are carved on these cakes.
Outdoor Themed Wedding Cakes for a Garden wedding
Flowers have an important role to play in the wedding. They are in the wedding arch, the bouquet, and also in the centerpiece decorations.
It is not surprising for a theme to enter into the wedding cake design.
Many bakers today have found smart ideas for decorating the cakes in the floral motifs. These flowers can be created out of the sugar and pasted on the layers.
Even the real flowers or paper flowers are used as the toppers. Here are some flowers most commonly used for themed weddings:
Pink colored orchids around the edges of the tiers just look stunning. These remind the observer of the way they bloom in the nature.
A cake can be decorated with yellow, and white daisies. Daisy is the perfect flower for the summer wedding. A cake with a daisy design is just perfect for summer theme weddings.
A number of flowers can be created out of the fondant on the topmost tier.
A cake dressed with simple iced butter dressing is decorated with colorful edible butterflies.
An ivory colored four tiered wedding cake is made to sit on pillars. The room between each layer is filled with the red roses. The red roses make the cake look romantic and beautiful.
An outdoor themed wedding cake is suitable more for outdoor weddings. However, you can also have one for an indoor wedding as it depends on your choice ultimately. An outdoor themed cake could have several designs pertaining to nature, trees, flora, fauna, water, etc. A bird's nest with eggs and little ones along with the parent birds looks really cute and looks very much a part of nature. Green is the theme nowadays as people are becoming more concerned about protecting our environment. You can adapt this theme for your cake. You can create a design of trees surrounding a house, potted plants, kids playing nearby, a small spring flowing near the house. This would represent perfect nature and give you a virtual experience to stay in such a picturesque environment. An oak tree cake would also typically represent an outdoor themed cake. If you have a beach wedding, you can create a tropical environment in your wedding cake.