Cirencester Cupcakes - Wedding Cake, Bittenham Spring

Ivory Rose Wedding – Bittenham Springs

Do you have a favourite fruit cake recipe that been passed down from great-great-granny to you. We do, my Great-Granny’s recipe is still the same one I use for my fruit cakes, and my Other Half’s Mum will use her family fruit recipe for our wedding cake next year. It’s always a delight when I meet a bridal couple, and it always feels very special when they ask if we can use a family recipe fruit cake, that Mum or Granny have made for their cake.

When Michelle and her Mum came to the shop for a wedding consultation, they were over the moon that I could ice and decorate, Michelle’s Mum’s home-made fruit cakes. Michelle’s wedding day was a mixture of a very subtle blush pink and ivory, and she asked if we could incorporate this into the cake; along with a very soft elegant, vintage style. Michelle also asked if a simple swiss-dot pattern could be added to the cake. Michelle’s Mum was worried that the cakes she’d baked were not deep enough, so to create height, we double-drummed the cake board, and separated the tiers with matching ivory satin ribbon separaters. Here’s what we did and Michelle and new new husband Llion, loved it!

Cirencester Cupcakes - Ivory Rose Wedding Cake
Cirencester Cupcakes – Ivory Rose Wedding Cake

Michelle’s reception was held at a new outdoor venue near Cirencester, Bittenham Springs. The marquee was set against a beautiful Cotswold countryside backdrop with a lovely lake, great for photos!

Congatulations Michelle and Llion

L x

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