(Closed) Red Velvet with Cream Cheese filling and Buttercream Frosting

posted 11 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
1022 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

Not necessarily, but you might want to consider maybe one tier in another flavor, to accommodate people who really don’t like red velvet.

Post # 4
243 posts
Helper bee

I don’t think it’s selfish at all – red velvet with buttercream is not an outrageous combo so I think most people would like it.  And if they don’t, then there’s more for you! I’m actually hungry for one now that I’m thinking about it… :0)

Post # 5
3331 posts
Sugar bee

I don’t think it’s selfish to do your cake all one flavor.  We did it, mostly because it was easier and kept the cost down.  Many people aren’t going to eat cake anyway, so it’s not a huge deal if there aren’t multiple flavor choices.

FWIW, I think your cake sounds delish!

Post # 6
1896 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009 - St. Thomas of Villanova Church & the F.U.E.L. House

Yum!  I never thought of it as selfish — just a favorite flavor the couple wants everyone to enjoy!

Post # 8
443 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

yummmm… my mouth is watering for red velvet cake with cream cheese filling!! During the whole process I continually drove myself insane trying to make sure I had enough choices of EVERYTHING to make sure I had something EVERYONE liked. Well the reality is, there’s always going to be someone that doesn’t like something, so why spend twice as much for no reason. Order what you and your fiance like and move on to the next thing. Jessies right, most people pig out on apps and dinner and are too full for cake by that time anyway.

Post # 9
2324 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 2020

I personally hate red velvet, but I wouldn’t think anything of it. I would just skip it.

Post # 10
997 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2010 - The Pierre Hotel

Yummm, I loooove red velvet – sounds delish!  I don’t think it sounds selfish – actually, I think (but am not sure) that having different tiers of cake with different flavors was not always the norm, so you just might be considered a traditionalist.

Post # 11
1149 posts
Bumble bee

OMG this thread title literally made me DROOL.   In my opinion it would be *nice* to offer another dessert option if your budget allows but if not, go for the red velvet! YUM!!!!!

Post # 12
177 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

do what you like!  it’s your wedding, you’re not going to please everyone.  you know?  i love red velvet cake too!

Post # 13
7081 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2009

When I read the title of this thread, my thought was, "Sounds good to me!"

Some of our cupcakes will be red velvet, the rest are going to be "yellow flavored"!

Post # 14
11810 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

Not selfish at all!  It’s your cake.  It’ll be yummy!  It’s no different in my mind than people who opt for all vanilla–some people (like me) aren’t the biggest vanilla cake fans, but it doesn’t bother me if I go to a wedding where all the cake is vanilla.

Post # 15
796 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2009

It’s your cake, do what you like! We had two flavors, but only because we couldn’t decide between the two.

Just make sure you get a piece at your wedding! We definitely didn’t.

Post # 16
815 posts
Busy bee

That sounds so good right now.  I don’t think it’s selfish at all.  I actually think it’s kind of nice to do one flavor.  It’s less complicated and sometimes it’s easier to make people happy with fewer choices.  Because if the person sitting next to me got red velvet and I didn’t, I’d be kinda disappointed…

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