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My own wedding cake!!

Our wedding cake from beginning to end… Inspired by the royal wedding cake, i decided to make my basic structure similar to it. I worked on it over almost 3 and a half looong months! It had 6 tiers but 12 cakes in all (the bottom 2 tiers of 8 cakes were real fruit cake and the top 4 tiers were dummies). The real cake in it weighed 50 kilos! As far as all the flowers and foliage go, I did count and make a note of everything but I can’t seem to find that…but i certainly remember there being more than 560 flowers and more that 250 leaves. The royal icing lace pieces used on the cake were about 130 but I had made many more to have as spares incase of breakages. Somewhere towards the end of the 3.5 months, the rain gods decided to torture me and down came the heavy showers which ruined my flowers and foliage overnight!! :( … there are pictures of the ruined stuff and of how I carefully set each leaf and petal back into shape!!! This cake was transported from Coorg to Bangalore for our wedding. All of the royal icing lace pieces were stuck on the night before the wedding to ensure the least possible damage and the topper was placed on the cake between our wedding ceremony and wedding reception which was right after!

Advice to any bride who wants to make her own wedding cake..especially a big one… DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT IT!!!

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-- Sheena https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sheena-Pinto-Sugarcraft/192641467421756

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CakeHeaven by Marlene

Sheena, you did a great job. Your wedding cake is maganificent!!!! You should be really proud of it!!!!

Marlene

sheena

Thank yo so much Marlene :)

Fifi's Cakes

good gracious me a masterpiece in the face of adverse weather conditions! wow! love your tip to the bride haha!!! that tells a story on its own … love it!

Goreti

It is stunning! Congratulations.

sheena

And thank you both once again Fificakes & Goreti :)

Time for Tiffin

Stunning!

sheena

Thanks Liz :)

Laura Loukaides

Sheena!! This is amazing!!
You did such a great job!! Xx

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

It’s so gorgeous! Wow, how amazing that you made your own wedding cake!

Ana Remígio - CUPCAKES & DREAMS Portugal

Stunning Sheena!!!! Congratulations!!! xxx

AWG Hobby Cakes

wowzers that ’s one big beautiful tower !:)

Violet - The Violet Cake Shop™

Wow…that’s impressive! Way to go =D

The Beverley Way Collection, Beverley Way Designs USA

That is amazing! Good for you!

Elli Warren

You did an amazing job!! stunning cake!! :-)

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