Wedding Cakes

There's a cake for every taste. These articles can help you find just the cake to suit your palate -- and your wallet.


If you know your way around a kitchen, then you may be ready to bake your own wedding cake -- if you're brave enough, that is.

On your wedding day, everything needs to be perfect, including the flowers.

Flip through pictures of gorgeous bridal bouquets and find the one that speaks to your bridal style!

Are you trying to find your dream wedding cake or are you just looking for some inspiration? These classic and creative wedding cakes taste as good as they look!

Many modern brides still use the love language of flowers to create meaningful bouquets. Choose blooms that represent aspects of your special relationship with the groom. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

The bride is the focal point of the ceremony, but when the reception rolls around, everyone's going to be looking at the cake. Whether it's five tiers or two, the same basic rule applies: The cake has to taste as good as it looks!

Wedding guests always remember the cake. Was it dry? Was it worth eating two slices? Your cake will reign supreme at the reception if it's a wacky color, an unusual flavor or a one-of-a-kind shape. Here's where to start.

If you can't see forking over $5,000 for a wedding cake, you might be happier with a fake one. In the wedding industry, "fake" isn't a dirty word: It's code for "less expensive."

Your dress is couture, your bouquet is one-of-a-kind, and your venue is completely original. Of course you're not going to have a boring white wedding cake. Your guests will go gaga for these sweet treats.

Choosing a bouquet can make you feel a lot like Goldilocks. That one's too big, this one's too stubby, and that one is generic. We'll help you pick one with plenty of significance that's the perfect style and shape.

Only a florist can transform that blah ballroom into a lush tropical paradise. So how do you weed out the amateurs from the experts? Start with our list of recommendations.

Chic brides keep up with all the wedding trends, from dresses and cakes to music and color schemes. And while flowers may seem timeless, blooms change with the tides, too. Stay savvy, ladies!

How sweet it is to see a bride burying her face in a lush bouquet! That is, unless her flowers are laced with pesticides or were flown in on a gas-guzzling jet. Chosen wisely, your wedding flowers can win Mother Earth's approval.

Flowers can be a magical element in a wedding, but they can also break the bank. Not to worry, though. There are some tricks around this expense.

If you want to dress up a table, making an eye-catching centerpiece is one of the best ways to do it. And you don't have to be a professional florist to make it look pretty and polished.

The easiest way to end up with spectacular wedding flowers is to have a give-and-take relationship with the florist you choose. How can you balance what you want with what's in season and what's in your budget?