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QUIZ: What’s Your Wedding Cake Style?

Posted by Caitlin on Jun 26, 2014

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Our Cakes Editor wants to know — are you a classic buttercream-frosted couple, a glamorous raspberry champagne-flavored duo, a rustic nature-inspired twosome, or more of a beachy seashell-decorated pair? Take our quiz in WeddingWire’s SummerBook 2014 to find out and let us know your results in the comments below.

8 Cool DC Wedding Cakes

Posted by Caitlin on Apr 17, 2014

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Photos Courtesy of (from left to right): Buzz Bakery and Sweets by E

It’s always super sweet when couples cut their wedding cake during the reception, but it’s always cooler to see what it looks like on the outside and inside, right? Check out our favorite designs from local Washington, DC cake bakers like the latest trend amongst celebrities Tamra Barney and Kaley Cuoco suspending their cake in midair, even upside down, to ombre, yes it’s still in, shades from dark to light and channeling your school spirit with Georgetown Hoya toppers to creating a monogrammed logo with your new initials.

60 Totally Stylish Toppers For Your Wedding Cake

Posted by Caitlin on Mar 07, 2014

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 Photos (from left to right): Cory Ryan Photography

A wedding cake isn’t complete without a topper! Whether it’s a tiny version of you and your significant other in the shape of a silhouette or form of a family heirloom, a crafty bunting banner, animals (like pigs, hedgehogs, giraffes, or birds — yes, we’ve seen them all), or as simple as fresh flowers, you’ll want to browse our photo gallery for even more inspiration.

Our Favorite Wedding Cakes of 2013

Posted by Caitlin on Jan 08, 2014

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Photo: Duy Ho Photography

It was a super sweet year filled with all types of baker’s confections! From Zia and Coley’s cheese (yes, rounds) cake and Ally and Jeff’s naked cake topped with fresh strawberries to Carolina and Benjamin’s Day of the Dead-themed cake complete with skeletons and Maggie and Jason’s Auntie Anne’s soft pretzel-shaped cake, we couldn’t keep our stomachs from growling. Check out more of our top picks here.

Red, White and Blue Wedding Cakes

Posted by Caitlin on Jul 03, 2013

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Photo by: Siegel Thurston Photography

We hope everyone’s getting excited for all the sweet treats they’ll be eating on Independence Day! From pies, tarts and shortcakes to ice cream, popsicles and snowballs, here’s how to add a delicious splash of red, white and blue to your dessert display:

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