Naked Cakes

Now that engagement season is is full bloom I thought I would share some of my favorite wedding looks. With engagement season comes wedding planning hysteria, which can be really intimidating, especially when you don’t really know where to start. I started by basically living on pinterest and figuring out the type of look which would be budget, seasonal and aesthetically friendly. Since I did spend quite the embarrassing amount of time on pinterest, I can save you the task of picking through the plethora of wedding blogs and pins.

One of the trends which I found to be quite beautiful is the ‘naked’ wedding cake. There are a few reasons why I think this is perfect for a wedding. First of all- Wedding cakes can be so expensive. One way to cut that cost is to have it prepared by a regular baker. The only difference, i think, is that they can’t really do the elaborate frosting decoration that many wedding cakes require. But why make that a requirement? This is a great way to have a delicious cake, not ‘caked’ on by all that parve frosting and be able to decorate it to match your colors, theme, season without a heavy price.

Here are a few of my favorites:


Beautiful spring cake with rosemary and foliage


Eucalyptus branches on one that could probably feed a whole Yeshiva 


Ombre and Succulents? treeennndddyy


Raspberries on a delicate summer cake


Blushing flowers spiraling up the sides


Glamorous fruit toppers for an elegant fall wedding


Flower toppers with delicate detailing


Almost completely naked except for honey and pomegranates, holiday appropriate Image

simple skim coat for a winter wedding 



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