The old saying, "It's what's on the inside that counts," certainly applies to the naked wedding cake trend. No, you don't have to blush at the sound of this dessert—we promise, this is one aspect of your wedding day where it's totally acceptable to be in the buff. Instead of frosting on the outside of the cake with layer upon layer of fondant or buttercream , many bakers are increasing the filling between tiers and leaving layers exposed for a fresh and delicious look. Naked cakes rose to popularity in , and as more bakers began to offer these creative confections, the style has been refined and completely elevated to a look that is definitely deserving of a place on your wedding dessert table.
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A timeless silver stand elevates any cake's overall style, especially when it's reflecting pops of color from pastel pink and magenta roses, ranunculus and dahlias. A few bright blooms artfully arranged around the base and tucked between tiers adds to the whimsical, romantic look. The contrast between a dark chocolate cake and stark white icing is stunning to say the least. Finish the look with some strategically placed vibrant blooms and simple garland around the base for a totally elegant look. This sweet cake, decked out with wedges of fresh fruit, handfuls of grapes, hot pink alstroemeria and a fun cake topper, proves that you don't needs lots of tall tiers to make an impact.