The Tradition Of Wedding Cake


The Tradition Of Wedding Cake

The wedding cake is generally served in reception. It is a tradition of England where the marriages offer at morning timing; hence, there the cake is served at breakfast. This cake is made for the bride and groom for the celebration of getting together. The wedding cake is generally treated as dessert. In addition, there are various types of wedding cakes. The size of tires of wedding cake, weight in ounces varies according to the guest. One

Basic Information About Wedding Cake

The Tradition Of Wedding Cake
The Tradition Of Wedding Cakes

It is going on since the century where people have cake ceremony in the year 1665. The earliest sweet cake known as Banbury was introduced in the year 1665. Then in 1840, Queen Victoria decided to have a cake decorated with white lace, which was similar to her wedding dress. The white color also symbolizes virginity and purity in western culture. There are various types, which differs from country to country. The tradition has also changed. For example, in Korea people used to have a rice cake was served that have an icing of red beans powder. However, according to time, this tradition has undergone a change. Now the guest wants some delicious fresh fruitcake, sponge cake, etc.

A Tradition For Flavor For Wedding Cakes

Coming to the tradition of flavors if we put an eye on the UK and Australia they generally have rich fruitcake with heavy icing and a feeling of almond paste. Whereas in Greece the flavor of honey sesame seeds and quince is preferred. This was an old tradition flavor of Greece. Nowadays an almond torte has become the Modern Greek flavor for a wedding cake. They have a good architecture over the cake and a large number of the tire. On the other hand, the Philippines preferred vanilla sponge cake or purple be cake. All this foreign country use different flavors of filling inside the cake. Generally, the popular choices are chocolate, Italian rum, Italian cake as well as carrots.

Styles And Sizes

The Tradition Of Wedding Cake
The Tradition Of Wedding Cake

If we see about the tradition of sizes of wedding cake, so in Indonesia people preferred the height of cake that is equal to couples prosperity. Whereas in 2011, Prince William and bride Cathrine had 8 tires cake and this has become the tradition for the UK. In us since 1960, generally, a 3-tier cake is preferred. According to the traditions in Cajuns in us, they have a number of small cakes made by the bride’s family. They do not have one large cake.

An Alternative For Wedding Cakes

In modern times, an alternative is there to wedding cakes. They are other desserts, like cookies, pastries, etc. Like in France, a new approach of a pastry replaces the wedding cake. The French pastry has an ingredient such as cream puffs and caramelized sugar. Croquembouche is the complex pastry of France. Coming to Norway and Scandinavian countries there is an alternative to the wedding cake. It is a pastry known as kransekake. The family members of the bride and groom cook this pastry.

Conclusion

 This was all about the wedding cake world that varies from place to place and tradition to tradition.

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