omg , theres going to be a wedding

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chrissie B

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omg , theres going to be a wedding
« on: May 19, 2018, 21:53 »
And not the one you are all thinking about.
my son announces hes getting wed 2nd time first ended sadly wife died .
they are on a shoe string so ive been asked to do the cake and my heads buzzing already so its cake for 50 ish.
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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2018, 22:02 »
That’s an honour to be asked.

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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2018, 09:17 »
Not a problem nowadays, is it. Nowadays cakes are usually sponges (lemon or chocolate are popular) with buttercream filling and fondant (bought icing) so really not the marathon job that the old cakes used to be. Even the flowers are relatively easy with modern moulds and cutters.
If you were nearby I'd offer to help with those - Good Luck!
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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2018, 16:47 »
And cake boards held up with dowels , don't forget them if it is more than one tier! And oyu can buy special rolling pins that press designs into fondant too so the surface looks like lace piping. I got mine from Lakeland but I guess Amazon will have similar things

Love to see photos when it's finished please

And congratulations to the family   :D :D :D
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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2018, 17:46 »
We were at a family wedding yesterday & this is the cake my sister in law made for them, she’s never done one like this before, they’re always traditional,white icing etc
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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #5 on: May 21, 2018, 20:53 »
That is a great cake  8)  I bet the happy couple were thrilled  :)

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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2018, 21:28 »
They were more than thrilled, apparently the bride cried when she first saw it

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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2018, 09:11 »
Thanks for the info , they want 3 tiers for 50 to 60 people so i said i would do 2 fruit and 1 sponge for those who dont like fruit , theirs coloure are navy grey and red  but a burgundy wine type red .
there is a rather good xcake decorating shop not far so im popping up there later with the daughter who is making their invites , they live near saulsburyso it will be a hike to get the cake there.
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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2018, 23:02 »
The cake has been down sized so its 1 large fruit and a sponge one on top lemonand elderflower , ive been asked to keep it simple , but im thinking of doing a small sponge just for them as they met online playing poker .
the lemon and elderflower one i did test for moistness flavoue ect it was lovley .
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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2018, 09:16 »
Love the idea of the separate small sponge for them... please do post a photo when it is done

Elderflower and Lemon is one of our favourites too  :D

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Re: omg , theres going to be a wedding
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2018, 15:43 »
I will post a pic i just hope it survives the journey  we are going from north east to sailsbury , ibouht a mirror to put it on today from b and m going to put a rou nd of polythene. Under it , ive changed the design 6 times but think its sorted now ive found a lump of fondant so using that for a practice for when the time comes to do the real thing .
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