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PTRose-cake tasting

How was your cake tasting? Did you pick something out?

We went with my mom and MOH and there really wasn't that much cake. Between sharing a small amount of cake with 3 other people and the fact that I skipped a second taste of any I didn't like, I probably only had about 1/4 of a regular slice of cake so I'm feeling good about my food intake.

We are doing a four tier cake. Two tiers will be strawberry shortcake and two will be red velvet with cream cheese filling. It is white with multiple colors and types of flowers cascading.

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  • Glad to hear yours went well- sounds like it will be delicious :)

     We went with my mom, and there wasn't as much cake or icing as I thought there would  be.  I counted myself as having a full slice, but I don't think I actually did.  I didn't even try 2 of the flavors, I am not much of a fruit flavored cake person- I left that up to my mom and FI, who didn't really enjoy them that much anyway.

    We are going to do a 5 tier cake, 3 tiers of pumpkin cake with carmel buttercream, and 2 tiers of chocolate chip pound cake with vanilla buttercream.  The pumpkin sounded strange, but was so good- and will be great for a November wedding.  It's going to be fondant covered in navy fondant, with 3 of the tiers having a crisscross pattern of fuchsia string icing that matches the back of my save the dates, and 2 tiers with a fuchsia fondant ribbon around the middle.  The whole thing will also have gumpaste flowers on the top, and then alternating on the odd # tiers as well.  Sounds complicated, but it will be pretty.

    The tasting overall was so worth it, I felt like I was actually enjoying the calories that I had exercised for this am.  Can't wait to see pics of your cake!  When is your wedding again?
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  • Great! Our cake will look like this but with four tiers and the flowers will be our wedding colors: bright pinks, purples, and peach.

    I'm not usually into the fruit ones either. In fact, I was dead set against fruit until I tried the strawberry shortcake one. The strawberries were actually fresh not that gross jelly/jam stuff.

    I love both of your cake flavors. I am a big pound cake and pumpkin anything person. It sounds lovely.

    Our wedding is July 5.
  • Oh that's gorgeous!  Strawberry shortcake will be very fitting for a summer wedding too. Yay!
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  • I'm sorry to hijack your post. AndreaJulia, are you getting married in NJ? I remember you said you moved away but can't remember if you mentioned where your wedding is. Both of your cakes sound great! Glad you enjoyed the tasting.
  • Yes, in Hoboken! I tried to book your MUA but she had a wedding already.
  • Wait I think that is incorrect. I think I am using your MUA. Dona Massa?
  • *ease drop* 

    caaaaaaaaaaaaaakeeeeee... mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    *end ease drop* 
  • I used Amy Jones. I remember when we talked about this. Glad you found someone... I heard good things about Donna on our local board. I really could go for some CAKE.
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