Ideas We Love
Here, mouthwatering confections that we're sure taste as good as they look - from glamorous gold and cream confections to fun pastel designs.
Celebrity producer, Discovery Channel travel presenter, yoga trainer and former MTV VJ Denise Keller and husband Robert Gaxiola, co-founder and creative director of independent advertising agency Mangham Gaxiola, enjoyed a vanilla and cream cake with fondant and edible gold leaves at their Bali wedding. See also: 4 ways to glam up your wedding cake and desserts. It was nothing but the best when it came to the food and desserts at food and lifestyle blogger Miss Tam Chiak's wedding. And the proof is quite literally in the pudding (or the cake, shall we say). The couple's wedding cake was a rustic naked lychee-rose-flavoured sponge dressed with fresh fruits and roses. Maureen is a huge fan of French pastry chef Pierre Herme's Ipsahan (lychee rose) cake, so she got local baker Butter Studio to recreate it. Channel News Asia's Glenda Chong had a sugee cake at her wedding to solicitor Justin Chan, which reflected the couple's Peranakan-inspired invitations. See also: how Glenda planned her nuptials, how she achieved her glowing look, as well as ways to have a modern Peranakan-themed wedding. Former MTV VJ and PR specialist Choy Teh and Michael Tanujaya had a gluten-free chocolate and hazelnut brownie cake topped with fresh flowers. See other fresh flower cake ideas here. Read all about Choy and her twin May's interview in their cover story in May 2014 here. Blogger and entrepreneur Yina Goh and Jerry Peh had a whimsical pastel wedding that included this vanilla cake with buttercream frosting and real petals by Yina's good friend, Shiberty. Only the top two tiers were real. Suria actress Azzah Fariha and Sleeq rapper Alif Abdullah had a pandan and gula melaka cake - Azzah's favourite flavour - with Chinese inspired gold dans was made by a mutual friend. Class 95 DJ Tim Oh wed Sabrina Chua, a deputy editor with Channel News Asia, and the couple enjoyed two cakes, including this delicious three-tiered caramel confection by Plain Vanilla. Actress Yvonne Lim had a cake from Le Cafe Confectionery and Pastry, which was made up of fake layers as well as real ones of vanilla sponge and buttercream, when she wed former Taiwanese boy band member-turned-businessman, Alex Tien in a star-studded reception. See her interview, where she talks about love and marriage here. Media personality and host Jade Seah had a rainbow buttercream wedding cake that was a part of her dessert table, when she wed Terence Lim. See the couple's pre-wedding interview here and here, details of their dinner reception, as well as her post wedding update and marriage tips.
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