5 Great Ideas
For Small Wedding Cakes
Small wedding cakes can fit in really well with many types of
weddings, especially if you are having a small wedding. As
you will see below, there are a few really great options available.
You should have many vendors available when deciding who is going to
make your small cake. Bakers and cake designers that specialize in
smaller cakes will be available to you, even if they typically don't do
Here are 5 ideas for small wedding cakes:
Single Tier Cakes
Single tier cakes are the most popular type of small cake. Many of the
options available for larger cakes will apply to smaller cakes as well.
You can still have fondant
icing, and you can still decorate your cake with flowers or a wedding cake topper
Small Multi-Tier Cakes
If you still want to have a multi-tiered cake, you will have to find a
baker or cake designer that offers this type of cake which may be a
little challenging. You may find that the options available to you may
be a little limited compared to the options for a full size cake.
When you do find someone to make your small multi-tiered cake, you will
find that the decoration options should be about the same as a bigger
cake. You may be limited in the flavors available for your cake though.
Cupcake Wedding Cakes
Cupcakes can be a fun option. Visit cupcake wedding cakes
for more ideas.
Mini Wedding Cakes
Mini cakes (sometimes referred to as individual cakes
are usually a bit hit for your guests and a lot of fun too. On your
reception tables have one cake displayed for each guest at the table,
and have a small cake for you to cut on your table.
Unique Shapes and Flavors
Just because you are having a small cake doesn't mean it has to be
boring. Going with a unique cake shape can let you show your
creativity, so don't be afraid to have some fun with it.
This is also an opportunity to match your cake with your wedding theme
Smaller cakes are typically easier to work with when creating unique
Unique shape ideas include something as simple as a square cake to
something extravagant as a beach-themed or western-themed cake.
You can also consider going with a flavor or type of cake that isn't a
typical wedding cake. Cheese cake or a cake that matches the season of
your wedding are examples.