In a discussion about wedding cake toppings, we sometimes forget that wedding cake toppers don’t have to be figurines at all. In fact, non-figure wedding cake toppings have recently been rising in popularity because of their fresh and unique look atop a wedding cake.

While you don't have devote hours & hours to choosing the right wedding cake icing, you shouldn't just pass it off and hope things turn out all right. Give icing some serious consideration and you won't be disappointed when it's all said and done.

Your venue can probably supply you with a knife to cut the cake, but many couples like to buy a knife and server set which they can then keep as a memento. You can get engraved sets and this could make a nice gift for someone to give to you both.

All the way your unique wedding cake remembrance should not leave you for a good span of time. It should sound like wonderful wedding with an awesome unique wedding cake. Whether the bride wants a simple plan or a grandiose design for a wedding, the wedding cake can be the center of attention. Elaborate designs are a beautiful addition to any wedding. The wedding cake will be enjoyable to any guest.

Other than that, a good selection of sugar and meringue powder would complete the whole package. Aside from royal icing, smooth icing could also work nicely, because it offers a nice and even layer of cream on the base of the cake. It is practically free of lumps, so it creates a smooth finish in the end. For a classy and messy finish just like in sweet wedding ceremonies, butter cream icing is also a good idea. Another good addition in any baker's cake is gum paste. Gum paste is a valuable commodity for bakers due to its moldable properties. With ample amounts of tylose, sugar, eggs and vegetable shortening, this cute edible clay could not only look good, but taste good as well.

Choosing a wedding cake can be one of the most fun things that you do as you plan your wedding. There are a variety of decisions you have to make: What flavor of cake would you like? How should the cake be decorated? How extravagant do you want to be?

Match your cake to the occasion and the person before you place your order. If you order cakes online, you often have many different styles and ingredients to choose from. If you are ordering a cake delivery online ask some basic questions:

Today's hottest trend in gift giving is the always relevant “towel cake”. If you're not familiar, towel cakes are inedible cakes made from towels and other useful items and are designed and decorated to resemble a tiered cake. A standard 3-tier cake usually starts with a base of 2 large bath towels, 2 hand towels and 2 wash cloths which are wrapped around a large gift item such as a bottle of champagne, bubble bath or some other item and then is decorated with ribbon and flowers. The cake can also be topped with additional gift items (maybe champagne flutes, kitchen utensils, candles, you name it!).