The wedding cake will be a great symbol and display on your wedding day. It is a center of attraction for taking pictures and the cake cutting by the bride and groom is one of the memorable moments of the wedding.
We may all want wonderful cakes but the cost of having one may scare us away. There are several costs to be incurred in planning one’s wedding and the wedding cake is a huge cost that will; add to our budget.
This is why we have to find ways to save money, and still have a beautiful cake on our big day.
The following tips will guide you on ways to save on your wedding cake.
- Keep it Simple
To save money, you can choose a cake style that don’t have lot of add-ons. Go for designs that cost less.
- Ask For a Fewer Slice
You may have invited your wedding guests and planned your maximum guest count but know that not all your guests will partake in your wedding cake.
You can ask your baker to reduce the slices by twenty if you’re planning for a 150 guest head count.
This is because the wedding cakes are priced per slice.
- Go For Something Smaller
Going for a smaller cake can save you up to 50 per cent of what would have been spent for a bigger one.
Even though you’re planning on having lots of guests, you don’t have to plan an eight-tier tower. Your baker should create sheet cake to serve.
- Go For Simple Flavors
Go for flavors that are less cheaper rather than asking your baker to create a custom flavor combination that will cost more.
- Go Square!
A square cake can serve you a lot because it feed more guests. This is because it is easier to get a large number of servings from each tier.
- Your Cake Display
Instead of buying or renting elaborate cake stands, ask your cake baker to provide a decorated base board for placing your wedding cake.
- Go For a Simple Design
Go for a simple and streamlined design rather than intricate ones.
Know that the amount of labour time put into the design of your cake determines the price. Your baker should create a design that will suit your desired price and style.
- Go For Fresh Flowers
You can save a lot by going for fresh flowers rather than creating sugar flowers.
- Skip The Frosting
Skipping the frosting is one way of saving money. These type of cakes are called ‘naked cakes’. They are less expensive because they make use of less butter cream and save more time.
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