Choosing the Indian wedding theme seems to be very popular these days and it is no wonder, they are filled with color and tradition and the food is excellent. As for the Indian wedding cakes, there are some traditions which can be followed with success in order to incorporate a perfect cake in the wedding. Most of the bakers and cake artists will show you pictures and ideas with cakes, but you can follow the trends below and you can show them exactly what you want.
An orange and gold wedding cake with elephant toppers is a magnificent idea. Elephants are regarded as sacred animals and the gorgeous design of an orange cake with gold touches from top to bottom really completes the look. The floral designs decorate the cake nicely and the elephants on top can be made out of gum paste, in case you want to be edible. Instead of orange, you can choose to combine red with gold and result in a traditional wedding cake. The colors are vibrant and the floral henna designs on it are in gold. You can order the cake even online and you can definitely complete the look of your Indian wedding.
Burgundy and white are other colors that can be nicely combined. You can have a tiered cake and you can match the colors with the Indian costume of the bride. Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and it symbolizes eternal love. You can have a Taj Mahal shaped wedding cake. What can be more representative for India than this? In case you are not of a big fan of the red and gold color combination on cakes, you can choose a peacock wedding cake and have turquoise combined with blue and light green. Peacocks are India’s national birds and you can have peacock feather design on the tiers of the cake, of course made out of gum paste or sugar.
Use lotus flowers to accent the cake, as it shows the importance of the Hindu goddesses. You can use these colors in other combination, but no matter what, you will definitely have a magnificent result. An Indian themed wedding is bright and vivid and it really shows your passion for the culture and traditions. At the wedding, you can choose Indian dishes and decorations for a complete look.