An old saying goes, "You can't eat your cake and have it too." Well, times have changed, and so have conventional ways of thinking! The modern bride and groom want to eat their cake, and have it too!
In fact, the tasteful, yet traditional wedding cake invariably becomes a focal point in any modern day wedding celebration. No food fiesta of a lavish or modest wedding celebration is complete without this tantalizingly delicious, well decorated delicacy.
Let's rewind the clock and take a look at the intriguing history of this appealing custom along with some of the popular wedding cake accessories like cake toppers.
You would be amazed to know that the original concept of the wedding cake finds its traces in the ancient Roman Empire. The wedding cake was perhaps not at its best then by our standards. Unlike the sweet iced cakes which we now love to savor, cakes then were made of whole wheat flour. Though the preparation and decoration of the wedding cake was done differently at this time, it still enjoyed the same attention and focus.