We're having an outdoor wedding in June. We'll be under a tent, probably with 3 sides up.
I have a few concerns about the cake.
A) We both don't like fondant frosting.
I only like whipped cream frosting and the fiance only likes what I call "crsico frosting" like the kind you buy in a tub at Wal Mart.
C) I don't want the frosting to melt
D) I don't want bugs to get on it
E) I'm not thrilled about the idea of putting netting up around the cake.
So here's my thoughts.
What if we did a FAKE cake? A fondant styrofoam/rice crispie cake= lots of pretty decoration, no bug netting, no melting. But then we'd have sheet cakes in the back to serve and eat? And we could even do different frosting to make us both happy.
But then... what to do about the cake cutting? I really could care less if we just didn't do a cake cutting but my fiance and my mom think its necessary.
So my next thought was to do a mostly-fake cake with only one layer being real for the cake cutting, if we really Must have a cake cutting...
But then... what?... the slice we cut and eat still is out with the flies? And then I'm probably paying a bunch more to have two edible cakes, one decorative, "one" for eating. I mean, at what expense should I care about bugs?
And if I have to bring it out just closer to when it's cut and served... well what's the point in having an intricate/glamorous cake if it won't be seen for very long? I've been to about 4 weddings in the last 2 years and I never got to see the cakes at 3 of them :-( I don't want that to happen to my cake.
GHAH! This is the worst thing I've come across in all my wedding planning!
"Can I not have my cake and eat it too?" -lol