How to make a small wedding cake? The cake is an essential part at the wedding and after the wedding dress; it is the next most important aspect. Many couples prefer choosing a big cake, with three or four tiers, to make a high impression at the ceremony. But for an intimate ceremony, a small wedding cake is more suitable and it can be as beautiful as a large one. You can decorate the small cake and make it look lovely; you can use colors and choose different designs, so the impression will be long lasting.
First of all, you have to pick out a standard shape for your cake design. The shapes can be: round, rectangular, square or triangular, these being some of the most popular. But nothing stops you to be creative and if you happen to have any other ideas, put them in action. You can have a heart shaped cake or a star shaped wedding cake. Sketch the preliminary shape on a sketchpad. For a small wedding cake, one to three tiers are enough, if you choose more than three, the cake is not considered as being small at all. Draw the tiers you want on the sketch as well. Choose the icing now, floral icing style if the most used, but you can go for stripes, spirals and loops as well, these being as suitable and good looking as the others. Use a glitter pen to portray the icing on the wedding cake.
Moreover, it is time to make the cake stand out and here is where your imagination can go wild. For instance, you can use cascading fresh flowers, candied pearls or sugar flowers and ornaments and even figurines. A small wedding cake surely needs embellishments to make it stand out and get noticed. You can use dyed frosting to add color to the wedding cake. Pastel colors are the best, as they are sweet and they have that delicate touch. Colors like baby blue, sweet pink, mint green, light yellow are the most suitable. There is always the possibility to match the wedding cake with the decorations and the flower bouquets.
Instead of a classic wedding cake, you can choose cupcakes. Get a tiered platform to display the cupcakes and put them in such a way they will ensemble a wedding cake. You can decorate them however you want and you can make different designs on each cupcake.