Anyone for cake...

**WARNING THIS BLOG POST MAY CAUSE CAKE CRAVINGS**


From buttercream to cake tables and actual cheese cakes (cakes made entirely from cheese), one of the most popular wedding traditions has come along way since its less lavish medieval origins.


A custom dating back to the 15th century, the wedding cake was a symbol of fertility and prosperity, in fact during the 19th century, couples would save the top tier of their wedding cake for the christening of their first child. But with tiers, toppers, layers and more, just what is the future of a tradition that is becoming bigger, bolder and more extravagant than ever...

photo courtesy of Jo Greenfield Photography


It is often said that baking is a science, but with words such as "hand-painted", "geometric" and "mosaic" becoming increasingly po