I think cake decorating is one of the best skills that anyone can possess. Many people want to learn the techniques that they can use to decorate cakes. For example, birthday cakes, any simple cupcakes, or wedding cakes. Special mention should be given to wedding cakes designs. Nowadays you will see that wedding cakes come in so many and so beautiful designs that we all want to try. Although, when you design anniversary cakes, you will need to do a lot of planning. The first thing is, what should your wedding cakes look like? What will be the color of the cakes? How big it will be, what will be the flavor of it and many more things. So in this article, you will get to know about some of the weird facts about designing wedding cakes.
Know About Some Weird Facts Of The Wedding Cake:
Do you, why is the icing called the royal icing? It is because Queen Victoria was the first person to have that beautiful and pure white icing on her cakes. It is from then that the icing is known as the royal icing. I don’t think you were aware of this fact. Were you aware of the fact that the groom’s cake was around since the 17th century? Yes. In the 17th century, there were around two confections. One was the bride’s cake, and the other was the groom’s cake. Though usually, the groom’s cake was a fruitcake. It was a symbol of fertility.
In the 19th century, it was not a wedding cake, but it was the bride’s pie, which is not a cake. This pie was given at most weddings until the early 19th century.
We all have heard about the large wedding cake. But do you know which was the largest wedding cake and how much batter it used? The gigantic wedding treat was made in the US.
It used around ten thousand pounds of batter and approximately 4810 pounds of frosting. It was around 17 feet tall and about 15032 pounds. Can you imagine how big that was? It used 4810 pounds of icing to make the towering treat. Well, that is something I am sure we were not aware of.
Symbolism And Other Interesting Facts:
Do you know why the bride’s cake is white color? It is because white cakes were a symbol of purity and virginity. The white pound cakes were covered with white frosting. In some parts of the US, people say that if there is any single bridesmaid. Then they have to take the piece of wedding cakes which they had to put it under their pillow. So that they can dream of there future husband. Weird but interesting, isn’t it?
Do you know the first wedding cake was not a cake? It was a loaf of bread. It was a practice in Rome that the bread had to break on the bride’s head. As it was a symbol of good fortune and fertility to the couple.