Wedding Cake Shapes

Wedding Cake Shapes for LDS wedding cakes
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When you first walk into a professional wedding cake bakery, the first thing you will probably notice is that wedding cakes come in all different shapes and sizes. The shape you choose for your cake will have a dramatic impact on the cake’s overall appearance.

Round tiers represent the classic, traditional wedding cake. In fact, round wedding cakes were all that were available when your mother was getting married!

Not to say that round tiers are old-fashioned. They have a soft, timeless appearance. The circle is a well-known symbol for eternity, making a round cake more than appropriate for a wedding.

Square tiers have recently become very popular. Their clean-line geometrical shape makes them very eye-catching on the head table at your wedding reception.

Square cakes are also very versatile: decorate with bright colors and bold designs for an ultra-modern cake or soften the look with more classic colors and patterns to make them appear more traditional.

Though less common, some bakeries may offer…read more