(Closed) Are you saving the top tier of your cake?

posted 6 years ago in Food
  • poll: Are you saving a tier of your wedding cake to eat on your 1 year anniversary?
    Yes : (60 votes)
    40 %
    No : (60 votes)
    40 %
    I've never heard of such a thing : (1 votes)
    1 %
    Yes we're saving a tier but we plan to eat it shortly after the wedding (maybe the next day, etc.) : (14 votes)
    9 %
    ETA: Our baker is making us a cake at our one year annivesary : (15 votes)
    10 %
  • Post # 3
    1306 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    No, we did not save a tier of cake.

    Whatever was leftover was picked up by my sister the next day (we had left for the honeymoon) and she delivered it to my elderly aunt and her caregiver who were unable to attend. They loved it.

    Post # 4
    1486 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I like your idea to make the cake stretch–we did save the top tier for a whole year to eat on our 1st anniversary.

    We wrapped it very carefully, exactly according to instructions.

    It was disgusting.  Really, really disgusting.  I would have been much happier with a fresh cake.

    Post # 5
    9053 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    We didn’t save it purposely, but we had a lot left over, including the top tier, so we did bring it out again at the day after brunch.

    Post # 6
    1079 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    We are eloping in Jamiaca.  I have no intention of trying to bring any of that cake back home.  😉

    Post # 7
    7901 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

    I’ve been married twice. The first time, we saved the top tier until our 1 year anniversary. It was wrapped up properly by the hotel, we defrosted it according to the directions, and honestly, it was DELICIOUS.

    This time, we had some logistaical issues with the cake. We got married where we both grew up, 5 hours from where we lived, and knew we’d be moving over the summer, but we didn’t know where in the US we’d be going since I was still mid-job search. We didn’t want to deal with moving a frozen cake first to home and then to who-knows-where, so we left it at my Mom’s and then ate about a month later when we were home for another event. It was great. We would’ve kept it for the whole year if we were somewhere permanent.

    Post # 8
    2086 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

    Our baker (and it seems that this is becoming the norm) bakes her couples a cake the size of a top tier for their anniversary that matches the cake they had.

    Post # 10
    4675 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I have been making a little something for our monthy- verseries.  Last month I made a cake, the month before I was supper busy and bought a half dozen cupecakes.  I plan on doing so each month until our first aniversery.  I like the idea of having the top tier re-made, or maybe just going to a good baker and having a small cake made.  

    We served our leftover cake at our brunch, gave some to some people who had to leave early and couldn’t stay for cake because of baby issues, ate some more (it was yummy), then Darling Husband took the rest to work…  (we had a lot leftover!) 

    Post # 11
    670 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    No. My baker will make us a small version of our wedding cake for our one year anniversary. It’s included with purchase of wedding cake!

    Post # 12
    1827 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    we saved ours and ate it on our one month anniversary 🙂

    i was not about to let good cake go to waste from freezer burn!

    Post # 13
    846 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    no, instead of a whole tier, we are just planning on saving two pieces to eat on our one-year anniversary.

    Post # 14
    1710 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013 - Walt Disney World

    We are planning to save the top tier, but he will be deployed when our first anniversary happens, so…idk, I guess maybe we’ll eat it right before he deploys.  Also, our wedding is in FL, and we live in VA, so transport will be tricky.  Maybe I will leave it at my mom’s house and we can have it when we visit before he leaves.  Sigh, more things to think about!

    Post # 15
    1562 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    We will buy another cake on our 1 year anniversary, same bakery, same design, if possible.

    Post # 16
    510 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We are saving it for the christening of our first child

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