What To Write On Wedding Cake

If you’re unsure about what to write on wedding cake, try two options. First, remember that you can only write a short phrase, and you still want the cake to look classy. 

Are you also curious about the other customs regarding the wedding cake? For example, when to cut the cake at a wedding?

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Feel free to browse our blog to know what to expect with the wedding cake customs.


What To Caption A Wedding Cake



You can pick your favorite short line from your wedding vows and write it on your wedding cake. Another unique approach is to have the decorator write with a short font, so the vows look like designs on the wedding cake. 

The decorator can use the top of the cake to write a favorite line from your wedding vows. But if you want to include more words, it can also be visually appealing to write on the sides of the cake.

Utilize the multiple tiers of the wedding cake to see your heartfelt vows to each other. Just make sure to discuss this well with the decorator so the cake will still look beautiful for the occasion. 


Short wishes

A more classic approach to writing on the wedding cake is putting on short wishes or messages. If your wedding cake has elaborate designs and details, the decorator might recommend using short and straightforward wishes so the overall design won’t look messy.

Some examples of short messages are “ happy ever after,” “together forever,” and other variations of wishing the couple infinite happiness and a good future. In addition, some couples who are known to have a sense of humor may also opt for funny puns and short jokes regarding being newlyweds. 

For example, “things just got real,” “wait, there’s a wedding?” and other clever but still appropriate jokes. But of course, you can never go wrong with single words like “happiness” or “love” on your wedding cake if you don’t know what to write. 


What Goes On Top Of A Wedding Cake?

The wedding cake traditionally has a decoration on top called the wedding cake topper. It is usually a figurine representation of the couple’s formal wedding attire. 

The cake topper can be edible or not, and it doesn’t have to model the couple. It can also be any symbol representing the couple’s passion, something quirky, or even words instead of writing them with icing on the cake. 

The cake topper can also be the initials of the newlyweds or other decorative figures that fit the wedding theme. Some families even have an heirloom that is used as a wedding cake topper. 


Does My Wedding Cake Need A Topper?

It’s unnecessary to put a topper on your wedding cake, but it can also be memorabilia for keeps after the wedding. However, if you think your wedding cake already looks complete on its own, you can skip having a cake topper. 

Do you know why you save the top tier of the wedding cake? Then, read why it’s kept along with the topper on most weddings. 


What Type Of Cake Is Best For Wedding?

It’s a good idea to offer two wedding cake flavors if you’ll only have the wedding cake as the dessert. The first one is the couple’s favorite cake, while the contrasting alternative is for the guests. 

However, the wedding cake should be enjoyed by the couple first. Choose the type that reflects you and your partner best, then have other desserts for guests that might not like cake. 

Here are some of the best wedding cakes to choose from:

  • Red velvet
  • Strawberry and cream
  • Salted caramel
  • Chocolate cappuccino
  • Chocolate decadence
  • Lemon berry
  • Hazelnut praline
  • Carrot cake
  • Chocolate mint
  • Chocolate orange
  • Confetti cake


How Do You Design A Wedding Cake?

  1. Determine the overall concept of the wedding cake according to the couple’s liking and wedding theme
  2. Consider the number of tiers needed to serve the expected number of people
  3. Plan the wedding cake components that will suit the event (e.g., will it withstand the weather well? Do the couple intend to save the top tier for a year?)
  4. Choose a frosting that will offer the color, texture, and consistency needed for the cake’s look, but also the flavor that the couple like
  5. Use fondant for the other cake decors as it will last longer than frosting
  6. Ask the couple for the topper and cake caption they want 
  7. Do not go overboard with the details and decors of the wedding cake
  8. Clarify with the couple if there are wedding cake elements that aren’t edible


Are Wedding Cakes Real?

Some tiered wedding cakes have fake layers. The one being sliced by the couple is real, while the others are styrofoam molds decorated with fake or artificial icing or fondant. 

Some couples might opt for a fake wedding cake to cut on costs, then serve another type of desserts such as cupcakes, pastries, and macarons instead. 



And that’s it! We just discussed what to write on wedding cake, either your vow or a short message.

You can even opt for one word or lose the caption and add a cake topper instead. We hope this helped you decorate your cake; leave us a comment on what you caption your wedding cake. 


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