You can make the cake the centerpiece of the wedding, as long as it deserves attention drawn upon it. No matter if you are having indeed a tropical wedding or you have a tropical theme, you can make the wedding cake have the tropical flair, wedding cakes tend to be so different these days and they can be simple or elaborate and have various flavors and decorations. Just follow these tropical wedding cake ideas and you can easily incorporate the sensation at your own wedding.
Tropical fruits are a must have at weddings and they can also be used to brighten up the cake. Use sliced and peeled mangoes, golden pineapples and orange papaya and provides some vivid colors and amazing taste. Also, you can use purple blueberries and red strawberries. Especially for a summer wedding, such fruits will suit perfectly your wedding, as they are widely available and easy to be found. Seashell gets everyone thinking about the beach and the ocean. Cake designers can actually create very realistic seashells from fondant and icing. Starfish can be used to add that feeling of ocean to your wedding as well as sand dollars.
Why not use rum? It can be distinctly tropical and add that sweet flavor to the cake. There are many ways in which you can incorporate rum. Some cake designers brush the cake with rum syrup; some create icing with this flavor. Vanilla with rum would make an exceptional combination for icing. Moreover, use different flavors of frosting on tiers, so guests can choose the flavor they like. If you need some ideas, do try banana, lemon, mango, pineapple, guava and coconut. There are many ways to add style and color, so take advantage of all possibilities.
Before we conclude, we can’t pass over tropical flowers, as these are indeed gorgeous and work particularly well with wedding cakes. The biggest challenge would be to choose from such a wide variety. Decorate the cake with plumeria blossoms, orchids and anthurims. Consider which flowers are more resistant when used on cakes, especially if you plan to display the cake for a long time. The best thing is to talk to the florist and see what types of flowers are available in your area and how you can combine them. Some flowers go especially well with tiered cakes or one slice wedding cakes, so consider the options.