It is said that wedding cakes first appeared in the ancient Rome. The word cake is from old English. It originally referred to flat and round bread, at the same time, it has the meaning of happiness. In ancient time, when young people in rich family get married, they will prepare a special made cakes. Weeding cakes are not only eaten by new couple but also shared by all the guests so that happiness could be shared. At that time, cakes are cut on the head of the bride. And in ancient Europe, guests themselves would bring different breads which full of spices to attend the wedding. They put their gifts one above one on the desk, and finally it becomes a small 'bread mountain'. New couple need to one side and kiss each other over the mountain. These breads can be also seen as wedding cakes.
At the very beginning, there is no special requirements in making wedding cakes. Just mix milks and flours together and baking them as a flat and round bread. However, wedding cakes are becoming more and more gorgeous and sophisticated, there are a lot of things you should take into consideration from the very beginning of making a wedding cake. Modern wedding cakes now are not limited in the traditional style. Bakers over the world are trying to create new designs to meet different brides. There are single layer and layer cakes. Round is no longer the only shape for wedding cakes. It can be square, triangle or other irregular shapes. Sometimes it could be a 3D cartoon character.
More over, the decorations of wedding cakes are becoming more refinement and important. For example, using chocolate to cover the whole cake or use some glue additives, adhesives or spices and flowers, etc. These decorations are often handmade. The best way to show the style of wedding cakes is using flowers as a decoration because different flowers can give different feelings to guests. And of course, costs depend on the variety of flowers.
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