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Croquembouche – The answers to 5 common questions.

Anyone listening to Simon Mayo’s “Confessions” on Radio 2 yesterday would have heard the tale of an amateur wedding cake maker attempting to make a croquembouche, using their dog’s collar and PVA glue to hold it up.

croquembouche cake

So what is a croquembouche and how are they made? We spoke to croquembouche specialists “Fancy That!” to answer 5 common questions….Read More

Macaron Wedding Cakes

Hot on the heels of the trend for French Croquembouche at weddings, macaron pyramids are making an appearance at weddings this summer, particularly in London where specialist French bakeries are more accessible, although the chain bakeries are not always delivering the quality required for weddings.

Macaron Wedding Cakes

Macaron Wedding Cakes are set to be the next big trend

The colourful macarons (pronounced macaroons in the UK) are sandwiched with a light filling and displayed on an inverted cone.

As macarons can be made in virtually any colour and flavour we can see these being a huge hit for anyone wanting to add a splash of colour to their reception, and vintage colours; mint green, cream, dusky rose and lavender, work particularly well.

As specialist wedding cake suppliers catch on to the trend we can see this being 2012’s “must have” celebrity wedding cake.

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