Buttercream Wedding Cakes – Naked Wedding Cakes London

The rise of the Naked Cake – Buttercream Wedding Cakes

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Buttercream Wedding Cakes are becoming more and more popular. I personally think wedding cakes covered in only buttercream can look just as beautiful as their fondant covered counter parts. 

Buttercream is very versatile and can be piped into various patterns unto your wedding cake or it can be skimmed into a silky smooth finish similar to a fondant covered cake. A popular trend is to create rustic patterns unto the buttercream using a palette knife and finish the cake with fresh flowers or herbs. This looks particularly beautiful in a country side wedding setting.

Buttercream can be coloured to match the theme or colour scheme of your wedding. It can be layered to create a three dimensional look. The possibilities are endless!

There are a few types of buttercream to choose from: American, Swiss, French. Each has it’s own flavours and textures. Some are richer than others, some are lighter in texture. Your choice of buttercream will come down to your individual tastes as they all have their selling points.

I hope you have a look at some of the buttercream cakes on our website. Sweetness Cake Boutique London create bespoke wedding cakes and confectionery in the London and Greater London area. Please contact us with any enquiries.

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