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The Best of Both Worlds: Crumb de la Crumb, Not Just a Pretty Cake

Thursday, January 23, 2014

If you've ever attended a wedding where you've spent hours admiring a stunning four-tier cake, only to be disappointed when you taste your first bite, then you know that having a tasty cake is just as important as having one that is a show-stopper.  With Crumb de la Crumb, be prepared to have both your aesthetics and taste buds pleased!

This Food Network featured bakery has been supplying their gorgeous creations to Nashville brides for several years now, and it's not hard to see why Music City has fallen in love with their offerings. With infusions like Southern Peach, Bananas Foster and Pina Colada, these are NOT your average cakes!  While their talented staff can put together any style of cake your heart is set on, here are some of their recent creations to pique your interest until you can visit them in person.

floral wedding cake nashville

This gorgeous five-tier cake is almost 3 feet tall! It features rustic white icing styled with ranunculus flowers. This cake is suited for a rustic wedding, but its elegance would also be at home in any romantic affair.

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A three-tier cake with clean lines and an astonishing sculptural flower design, this cake would be eye-catching at a modern wedding.

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Simple yet stunning, this three-tier cake features an overlaid design and purple sugar flowers. This cake was also Crumb de la Crumb's first certified Kosher cake, and they can work with you on any dietary needs you may have when creating your custom cake.

tribal wedding cake nashville

This anniversary cake would serve perfectly for a destination bride or travel themed wedding. With it's bright colors and fun details, it brings a sense of whimsy to any celebration.

To make an appointment with Crumb de la Crumb, give them a call at (615) 673-2223 or shoot an email to tninfo@crumbdelacrumb.com.  Attending our workshop this Tuesday?  You'll get a chance to see and taste Crumb de la Crumb's cakes!

Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Cakes & Desserts, 0 comments »

Taste and See: Meet Signature Cakes by Vicki at The Pink Bride Bridal Show this Sunday

Monday, January 13, 2014

Photos never do a scrumptious, well decorated cake any justice.  They just can’t show all the details.  The only way to experience the true greatness of cakes is to see and taste them for yourself!

In anticipation of The Pink Bride Bridal Show this Sunday, we're featuring some of our favorite Signature Cakes by Vicki,  ranging from casual elegance to ultra extravagance.  

Love what you see?  Be sure to stop by the Signature Cakes by Vicki booth at the Nashville Pink Bride Bridal Show on Jan. 19, which will take place at the Nashville Music City Center.  Don't forget to tell her we sent you!

 

Wedding Cakes

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And, Groom's Cakes!

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You can also see Signature Cakes by Vicki on WSMV Channel 4 at midday.  

Update: If you missed Signature Cakes by Vicki on Sunday, contact Vicki at 615-513-2266 to schedule your consultation. Mention ABG and receive 20% off your cake! (New consults only.)

Posted by Ashley King | Filed under: Bridal Shows & Events, Cakes & Desserts, 0 comments »

The Groom’s Cake Is a Great Way for Your Hubby-to-be to Add a Personal Touch

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Let’s be honest, there aren’t that many grooms out there who truly get a say in the details of their wedding day. So it’s important, ladies, if you want to keep your hubby-to-be happy, to allow him to put his mark on the wedding day, even if it’s in a small way.

That’s where the groom’s cake comes in. The groom’s cake allows your guy to express himself in whatever way he desires, and in this case, the more creative, wacky and outlandish, the better!

Here are a few of our favorite groom’s cakes we’ve seen designed by Signature Cakes by Vicki. Hopefully you’ll get some inspiration from these and dare to try some of your own creations!

nashville groom cake fun 3d

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Vanderbilt helmet cake, a Nashville favorite

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Cake inspired by the M&Ms!

nashville groom cake fun 3d violin bass

Bass violin cake

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Auburn University tree toilet paper rolling tradition

Posted by Newlywed Leah | Filed under: Cakes & Desserts, Grooms, Groomsmen & Tuxedos , 0 comments »

Wow! Jaw Dropping Signature Cakes by Vicki, an Elegant Choice for Formal Nashville Weddings

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

If the wedding dress is the star of the ceremony, then the cake is surely the star of the reception.  The mouth-dropping cakes you see below are those of Signature Cakes by Vicki and there's no doubt they leave guests in awe.  They are lavish, elegant and everything that guests expect from a formal wedding reception.

The wonderful thing — if I had to choose just one — about formal weddings is the seamless blend of classic tradition with modern elegance. It’s especially lovely when a couple’s wedding cake effortlessly combines the two!

If you’re looking to have a formal wedding day, these cakes will definitely give you some inspiration.  They also confirm the talent of Nashville's Signature Cakes by Vicki.

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formal wedding signature cakes by vicki nashville

formal wedding signature cakes by vicki nashville

formal wedding signature cakes by vicki nashville

formal wedding signature cakes by vicki nashville

formal wedding signature cakes by vicki nashville

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Sweetface Cakes Says, “Think Seasonal & Local,” with Wedding Cakes Flavors & Styles

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Some brides dream of a summer soiree filled with the sights and smells of freshly bloomed flowers, while others dream of a fall celebration incorporating the beautiful autumnal hues of the season. Whatever the vision for your perfect day may be, be sure to remember that the flavor of your cake is as important as the look of the cake!

Renay, owner of Sweetface Cakes, suggests that brides think seasonally when choosing the flavors and ultimate look of their cake.

“Try to stick with flavors that nature is providing at that specific time,” Renay says. “When you do, your cake will take on the true flavors of the season and taste rich and organic, not manufactured.”

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Sweetface Cakes' popular spring and summer flavors feature lighter citrus-elements such as:

lemon with blueberry
white almond cake with key-lime infusion
pink lemonade
orange dreamsicle

 

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Spring wedding cake

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Summer wedding cake

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Summer wedding cake

 

Sweetface Cakes' popular fall and winter flavors feature rich ingredients such as:

spiced carrot cake
cream cheese,
pumpkin chocolate chip
Bavarian nut
chai spiced latte!

 

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Fall cake

 

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Winter wedding cake

 

Along with providing delicious and unique flavors to brides, Sweetface Cakes also utilizes fresh ingredients from local farmers whenever possible. Renay reveals, “When the freshest of local fruit of vegetables can be used, the cake will taste that much better!” We couldn’t agree more!

If you’re a bride looking for a scrumptious seasonal creation (or even traditional vanilla or chocolate) be sure to visit sweetfacecakes.com or call Renay at 615-481-2181 to set up a free tasting and consultation!

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