February 2023

Wedding cakes are a long standing tradition.  Like most wedding traditions, most couples have no idea why they have them and continue them.  Originally, wedding cakes were more like breads so it was a "food gift" brought to the couple as a blessing for them.  Later, that morphed into more of a cake as fruits and spices became more common and accessible.  The evolution to stacked and larger cakes was a sign of prosperity. Cakes were typically white (like bridal gowns) as a sign of purity and virginity.  It is uncommon for a wedding nowadays not to have cake despite past