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Can You Incorporate Individual Cupcakes Into a Wedding Without It Looking Weird?

August 04, 2011 | Comments: 0 | Views: 231

Couples are turning to cupcakes and mini cakes as a fun, affordable, and elegant alternative to the traditional wedding cake. You can discuss alternatives with your local bakery or you can search online to get ideas, decorating tips, as well as flavor options and even display options. The internet offers numerous websites with a wide range of choices, information, and tips as well as supplies to choose from. You can also find recipes for wedding cupcakes the internet. The choice is up to the bride and groom as to what they want at their wedding.

Cupcakes are considerably lower in price than the traditional wedding cake. In comparison, cake can cost four to five dollars per slice and as even as much as ten dollars per slice depending upon the style of the cake. Whereas, cupcakes cost one to two dollars a piece. Even though cupcakes are inexpensive, they can still look elegant and whimsical. There is one important thing to keep in mind and that is having extra cupcakes available for when you notice that you are running low!

Some alternatives to the traditional wedding choice would be any small pastry or small cake such as, petit fours, donuts, mini cupcakes, lemon tarts, and small pies are all great alternatives to the traditional wedding cake. You can offer several different flavors for your guests if using cupcakes. These can also be homemade or bought from your local bakery. They can even be specialized further by bakeries. There are bakeries that cater to special dietary needs.

There many different flavor options that you can do with cupcakes or mini cakes such as strawberry. This is a good option because you can use real strawberries in the frosting as well as the cupcakes. Another flavor option would be almond flavoring as well as using slivered or sliced almonds in the cupcake as part of the decoration. You could also use lemon, orange, peach, coconut, pecan, hazelnut, coffee or mocha flavorings, blueberries, and pineapple. Red Velvet and carrot cake work well too as well as chocolate and vanilla; you can even add a filling in order to bring your cupcakes to another level. You can have as many flavors as you would like to have with a cupcake wedding cake. The list is really endless. All the different flavors, fruits, nuts and fillings can be used within the cupcakes as well as part of the decoration.

Wedding cupcakes or traditional wedding cake, it is simply a matter of choice and the options are endless and they add elegance to any wedding that your guests will appreciate. You can combine your favorite wedding cake flavors, frosting flavors, filling flavors, and design to create the most flavorful and fashionable wedding cakes.

Written by Brittany Randolph

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