The idea of having a smaller wedding cake or an alternative to the grandiose traditional layered wedding cake seems to flatter more and more the happy couple of today. The reasons? Well, first of all, a smaller wedding cake can be cheaper than a tall extravagant one and secondly, it can be more delicious, creative, playful and attractive.
A middle way to the best wedding cake is to opt for a 2 tier wedding cake. Not too tall and not too small, not too expensive and not too cheap, not too traditional and not too modern, a 2 tiered wedding cake can make the best choice for modern couples who want to keep it simple and yet dainty, stylish and creative.
It’s more important to have a natural, organic, vibrant and yummy small wedding cake than a sophisticated one that can be completely distasteful. Since a 2 tier wedding cake is more affordable than a lavish four or eight tiered one, couples can always choose to have it custom made for a more unique, distinctive and outstanding look. In fact, most brides and grooms of today who are planning a smaller wedding (under 100 guests) usually choose to have a personalized 2 tier wedding cake created and decorated by a specialized designer, baker or at home, in their own kitchen.
If you have basic skills in handling a wedding cake, you can always find inventive and efficient ways of designing and making your own 2 tier wedding cake. All you have to do is to buy a cheap simple plain white 2 tier wedding cake and have it decorated at home, following your inner intuition, sense of creativity, vision and imagination.
You can ornate both tiers with matching accessories or decorative elements such as vibrant colored seasonal natural flowers, – calla lilies, peonies, lavender, daffodils, mini roses, orchids, sunflowers, daises, freesias, hibiscus, jasmines, fresh fruits – strawberries, mangos, oranges, limes, pineapples, black cherries, blue berries, bananas, apples, pears, coconuts, etc. or jewels – pearls and beadings, fake or real crystals and diamonds, sequins and lace appliqués, rhinestones or gems, feathers, seashells, ribbons, ropes or edible bows.
If you decide to buy a custom made 2 tier wedding cake, choose a more unique, unconventional, hot and trendy shapes, such as hexagonal, oval, square, ice box, double heart, rectangular, star, seashell or choose a creative and stunning mixtures in between these shapes and obtain a wrapped gift box 2 tier wedding cake or a superb fanciful diamond 2 tier wedding cake.
It all depends on your wedding budget, location, theme, season and amplitude of the wedding. The color is the main feature that can change completely the looks of any simple and clean 2 tier wedding cake. Consider the season when choosing the best colored wedding cake.
For a spring and summer wedding opt for a baby pink, blush, hot pink, fuchsia, peachy, coral, lime green, emerald green, turquoise, light violet, egg-white, eggplant, beige, pearl gray, silver or red tomato color, and for a fall and winter wedding opt for one of these vibrant tones of deep purple, mauve, olive green, teal, navy blue, ultramarine blue, forest green, gold, bronze, silver, scarlet red, magenta, burgundy, chocolate brown, maroon, cream, ivory or bright yellow.11