Your wedding cake says a lot about you.
It might be one of the smaller details at your wedding reception, but wedding cakes are a fun way to add a lot of character to your big day whether you decide to decorate it with fresh flowers, a quirky cake topper, or both! Don't know what style makes sense for you? Click through to find out which type of cake you should serve at your wedding depending on your personality.
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You're Type A
The clean lines and smooth finish of a fondant-covered wedding cake will appeal to any type A bride who wants nothing but perfection on her wedding day (and who says that's a bad thing?).
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You really just want to have an amazing party with your family and friends—nothing too extravagant. Match the fun vibe of your wedding by serving a frosting-free naked cake that's just as low-key and fancy-free as you are.
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Boho brides take note: There's nothing better than a spray of fresh flowers on your wedding cake to show off your carefree and whimsical side.
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You're probably getting married at a summer camp or in front of a barn. If you love all things rustic, decorate your wedding cake with locally foraged greenery. It'll fit right in surrounded by all that nature.
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You're quiet and little bit shy, so you certainly don't want to create a spectacle by cutting into a huge five-tiered cake on your wedding day. And the good news is you don't have to! A one-tiered cake will suit your wedding style just fine—no matter what mom says.
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If it isn't tall and white, is it really a wedding cake? Who cares! Pick a cake that's as unique as you are—like this delicious crepe cake without a fleck of white fondant in sight.
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You've dreamed of being a bride since you were a little girl and have seen every Julia Roberts movie out there. Go ahead and embrace your sentimental side and top off your classic white wedding cake with a vintage cake topper (bonus points if it belonged to your grandparents!).
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Don't feel the need to jump through all the classic wedding hoops? Skip the wedding cake entirely and serve your favorite desserts instead. Because in your mind pie>cake and who would want to stop dancing to watch you cut a cake anyway?