(Closed) wedding cake or cupcakes and flavors

posted 6 years ago in Food
Post # 3
74 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I think you can have both. Why not order a small cake (for about 20 pp) and some cupcakes (depending on the number of guests)?

That way you can have a cake to cut for the pictures and cupcakes in different flavors, so your guest can pick what they want. I think some good flavors are plain vanilla, chocolate, red velvet and maybe a fruity one, like strawberry or blueberry.

Post # 5
1083 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

We’re doing a cake with two flavors: vanilla with chocolate fudge filling and chocolate with fresh strawberries filling. 

We’re giving out cookies as favors, so doing cupcakes would be silly in our case.

Post # 6
203 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We’re doing a traditional black cake/rum cake for cutting (2-3 tiers) and cupcakes as out favors – red velvet, vanilla, chocolate and maybe one more flavor. 

Post # 7
237 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

We decided to go with a small cutting cake (feeds 4-6 people), and the rest cupcakes. Our cake is going to be peanut butter (my Fiance and my favorite flavor) with butter cream frosting, and the cupcakes are Pink Champagne, Salted Caramel, Guinness and Coconut with cream cheese frosting

Post # 8
461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I’m following this. We just met with our cake lady and she said name any flavors and she’ll make them. We have four total layers, I know one is going to vanilla cake with strawberry filling cause that’s my favorite. We just need three more and it’s like picking a needle out of a haystack. Haha. So I’m interested to see what everyone else says….

Post # 9
1846 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@navybride0428:  I love your flavours! 

I make cakes for weddings a lot (and cuppies and cake pops). Let me tell you, vanilla and chocolate and red velvet are SO overdone! I know people like to pick generic flavours so that people will like them, but come on! There are a million flavour combos out there people!


boston cream, Chai latteé, pink champagne, orange Dreamsicle, cherry bomb, key lime, there are so many unique flavours!

Post # 12
8576 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

We are doing an 8 cascading tier cake, chocolate, vanilla, red velvet, carrot & marble for our anniversary tier.

Post # 14
160 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We’re doing a mini dessert bar, but we get an anniversary cake for free, and, same thing, we get to choose whatever we want. So we are going with an almond cake with cherry filling. No real reason, except we are not really “cake people” and this is my favorite type of cupcake. 

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