Fall is a transition season and you can integrate it in your wedding. You can regard it as a transition from being single to committing to someone. Fall wedding cakes incorporate the season very well, as there are many ideas to catch upon, many flavors to adapt, decorations and styles. It can fit the desires of any couple, budget and no matter the formality of the event.
The wedding cake should stand out due to its originality and splendor and people should be able to distinguish it from any other piece sin the room. The wedding cake usually takes out 2% of your wedding budget, including delivery and any additional fees. You can stretch the limit by buying your own cake stand or decorations and you can substitute the wedding cake with cupcakes. Flavors are essential and you can associate the flavors with the fall in order to highlight the season and the theme. You can choose a basic flavor and a gourmet flavor, so you can combine two tastes. Spice flavors, such as pumpkin, apples and carrot are suitable and you can substitute the cream cheese frosting with butter cream and fondant. Choose chocolate, like German chocolate, espresso, chocolate raspberry and you can go with almonds.
Fall colors are rich and vivid and you have a variety of shades to choose from, such as gold, brown, red, green and orange. There are differences between the shades, such as burnt orange and simple orange, chocolate and espresso. You can have a chocolate covered wedding cake with soft blue and soft pink accents. Use just two fall colors, so you don’t overpower the wedding cake. You want it to look stylish and classy and not just a mixture of all colors gathered around. Take a color palette to the baker, so he/she can match the colors on the wedding cake.
Save some money on decorations, you can use tangible decorations instead. Luckily, the stores are filled with them; you just need some ideas to go with. You can add a touch of nature by adding pine cones, acorns, leaves and tiny birds. You can choose edible fruits as well, such as apples, strawberries, mini pumpkins and pears. Fresh flowers are very popular within cake decorations and roses or gerbera daisies work very well, as they come in fall colors. You can use a wide ribbon to wrap the cake or you can put a big bow as a topper.