Celebrating With Beautiful Picture Cakes

by Casandra Newton

At almost every special celebration, there is the possibility that a cake will be present. It can be tailor-made to suit the occasion and it is often a major part of the celebration. When it comes to getting a cake, the options are endless and everyone can have the kind that they want. Picture cakes stand out at any event and provide an avenue for the bakers to display their talent.

These baked goods are specially ordered for different occasions such as weddings, birthdays, graduations, family reunions, engagements and many other types of events. There are numerous styles and designs that can be created for the customers. They make the event much more memorable and get a lot of attention from both children and adults.

One of these beautiful treats would make a very nice surprise gift for anyone. For example, a couple commemorating their fiftieth anniversary would find joy in seeing a cake with their wedding photo on the top. It can have decorations and other trimmings as well, to add a touch of style and elegance to it.

The surface is usually iced in white or another light color in order to make the picture stand out on the cake. This will help to highlight all of colors for a more interesting looking cake. Thin layers of icing also known as frosting sheets are used on the tops of these baked delights. Some special supplies are required and these include edible ink and edible papers.

For those people who want to place an order for them, there are a wide variety of flavors to choose from including some of the more popular flavors such as vanilla, strawberry and chocolate. There is also the option for them to select the flavor of frosting that they want. Apart from the photos, there are various likenesses to choose from such as cartoon characters or items from a favorite sport.

To make the cake unique and fascinating there are several embellishments that can be applied to it. To add to the appeal and to present a customized design, flowers, ribbons and edible glitters can be used as embellishments. The appropriate size of the cake to be chosen will depend on the number of people who are expected to attend the event.

In recent times, these custom made items have become more popular and the designs are quite innovative. Several people who buy them will usually give the baker an idea of what they would like to have and let them come up with the final design. On the other hand, some people will come up with their own design and take it to the baker to be made.

Those who have bought picture cakes are often quite satisfied with the results. With the superior ingredients used and the unique designs, most of these buyers feel that their money was well spent for the cake they received. Most people including both children and adults, are always happy to receive one of them.

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