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Wedding Cake Trend Watch

Posted September 21, 2018 by Squires Kitchen Shop

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At this time of year it’s great to have some new ideas and techniques to play with to get those creative juices flowing. The August/September issue of Cakes & Sugarcraft is on sale now and it's packed with original step-by-step tutorials to expand your skills.
Autumn Daze
Autumn Daze Cake by Nicola Gerrans Cake Design
Cake by Nicola Gerrans Cake Design

From technicolour leaves to plump berries, you can’t help but fall for the rich tones of the autumn season.

Hip to be Square
Hip to be Square Cake by Marie Antoinette Cakes
Cake by Marie Antoinette Cakes, Photography by Jo Bradbury Photography

Not only does a square cake allow for more portions, its crisp edges also keep the design clean and contemporary.

Totally Textured
Totally Textured Cake by Baking Chick Photography by Liz Baker Photography
Cake by Baking Chick, Photography by Liz Baker Photography

Set to be one of the biggest trends for 2019 and in part popularised by the royal wedding cake, unfinished edges and uneven surfaces add a tactile dimension to cake designs.

Feature Foliage
Feature Foliage
Cake by Baking Chick, Photography by Liz Baker Photography

Go wild with greenery! Gather stems of leaves and herbs into organic arrangements to keep everything loose and laid back.

Soft Shades
Soft Shades Cake by Poppy Pickering
Cake by Poppy Pickering

Light touches of barely there colour create a clean and contemporary look. Use soft, billowy flowers like roses and peonies to enhance the delicate effect.

Very Berry
Very Berry Cake by Emilys Mixing Bowl
Cake by Emily's Mixing Bowl

Deep red flowers or glossy, fresh berries bring warmth and depth. These glamorous shades are perfect for weddings in the cooler months.