Modern Brides And Their Expectations

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sweetazsugar Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 9:03pm
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Are pure white wedding cakes still considered the norm for todays modern bride. cake batters that yield a pure white cake are usually lacking in flavor. How does the professional decorator deal with this or is the awesome-ness of the cake what we should hope everyone remembers, not necessarily the blah cake.

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Jenn2179 Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 9:19pm
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I have a ton of brides who order my Tahitian Vanilla which is a white cake but it definately doesn't lack flavor. However many of my brides order other flavors of cake too. I tell most brides this is a dessert, pick something you love the taste of.

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Marianna46 Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 9:30pm
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It's certainly not written in stone that wedding cakes should be white as was traditionally the case. I think people are more willing to experiment with designs that have a little more pizzazz than a stately white, ecru or champagne-colored formally piped cake usually do. But having said that, there are some truly delicious recipes for white (or off-white, which I like better!) cake out there. White chocolate and and WASC (white almond sour cream, made from a doctored cake mix or from scratch) are two that come to mind.

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Enchantedcakes Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 9:31pm
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We do a lot of all white almond flavored cakes. Our white chocolate cake is also all white. When we get a request for an all white cake but the customer wants strawberry or raspberry we make a wasc cake and use strawberry or raspberry flavor from Silver Cloud estates, the flavorings are clear, white cake has come a long way.

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mom2twogrlz Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 9:48pm
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I recommend using flavoring too. You can get a white cake that tastes like just about anything with flavoring. My favorite it made by a little company in Oxnard, CA called Ammoretti. They use all natural ingredients and extract the oils and such on site. Very flavorful in a natural way. They are super nice and will ship you samples at no charge to you!!! Check em' out on line.

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KHalstead Posted 23 Jun 2010 , 10:11pm
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white chocolate raspberry is my top seller for wedding cakes, I think traditionally people want the "white" I messed around with additions to my white cake batter and made several variations on it so they can play around with flavor but still have their "white" cake!

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sweetazsugar Posted 25 Jun 2010 , 8:04pm
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Thank for the suggestions, I will definitely have to try the flavorings just worried how much to use but I will experiment! Oh and Jenn2179 the tahitian vanilla sounds absolutely delicious!

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