Wedding Cake Recipes

And Homemade Food Favors

Basic Cake Making Tips and Techniques

Basic Cake Decorating Equipment Basic Cake Decorating Equipment

You will need some basic cake decoratingequipment before you go ahead and decorate your own wedding cake or cookie favors.
Wedding Fruit Cake Baking Guide Wedding Fruit Cake Baking Guide

The size of a wedding fruit cake is determined by the amount of butter that is used in the recipe. A 250g (1/2 lb) mixture will make a round wedding cake that is 23 cm (9 inches) or a 20 cm (8 inch) square wedding cake.
Wedding Cake Guide

A Guide to Making Your Own Wedding Cake

Wedding fruit cake recipe is the base for the traditional wedding cakes that are covered in marzipan and fondant icing. These cakes can then decorated with royal icing.

Lining Cake Tins Lining Cake Tins

It is important to line cake tins when baking fruitcakes, which will be decorated. You should use tins that are well shaped and even. If you are making tiered cakes, make.
Make a Wedding Cake - Baked Fruit Cake Instructions on How to Make a Wedding Cake Mixture

To make a wedding cake see wedding cake recipe mix which has a list of ingredients. See below for instructions on how to mix your wedding fruit cake ingredients.
Bridal Bouquet Hints on How to Make the Perfect Wedding Cake

Here are a few hints to making the perfect weddingcake. These guidelines will help you achieve the best results when making any cake.


Wedding Cake Recipes

Vanilla Cupcake

Vanilla Cupcakes

These vanilla cupcakes are a classic and one that you will use time and time again. These can be decorated very simply or lavishly for any occasion.

Victoria Sponge

Victoria Sponge

The Victoria Sponge is probably the best known sponge cake of all. This basic recipe can be varied in many ways to give all sorts of flavors.

Wedding Fruit Cake

Wedding Fruit Cake Mix

I can recommend this wedding cake mix recipe, this is the recipe that I used for my own wedding fruit cake. It is a rich moist cake, cuts beautifully and has a delicious flavor.

Italian Wedding Cake

Italian Wedding Cake

This is one variation of the many Italian Wedding Cake Recipes that are available. The cake is moist and has a good flavor.

American Wedding Cake

American Wedding Cake

You can make it round or square and it could be covered with royal icing if you prefer, after you have added a layer of marzipan icing.

Sponge Cake

Whisked Sponge Cake

This recipe gives you the quantities for three different sized cakes.

Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Wedding Cake Recipes

Carrot cakes are not dense cakes so it would be wise to use as a top tier only. If you would prefer to have all the tiers made from carrot cake be sure to insert supports into each of the supporting cakes before adding cakes on top.

Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake Recipe

Coconut cake recipes are perfect for a tropical theme wedding cake.

Chocolate Mud Cake

Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe

Chocolate Mud Cake Recipe ingredients and quantities for 8 different cake sizes.

Chocolate Wedding Cake Recipes

Chocolate Wedding Cake Recipes

Use this chocolate wedding cake recipe to make your own wedding cake.

Black Forest Recipe

Black Forest Cake

The black forest cake recipe is the perfect gateau for your wedding or special occasion, or simply serve it as a sumptuous dessert.

Genoese Sponge

Genoese Sponge Cake

A Genoese sponge cake is a rich whisked cake, this can be iced and filled with any type of icing, butter cream  or served as a dessert filled with whipped cream and fruit.

Tiramisu Cake

Tiramisu Cake Recipe

Tiramisu means "Pick me up" in Italian and that's certainly what this cake will do. This cake can be made up to two days in advance and stored in the fridge.


Homemade Food Gifts

Sugar Cookies

Sugar Cookie Recipe

This is one of many sugar cookie recipes that are available. These are crunchy biscuits and you can add chopped nuts or coconut for variety. Always bake equally sized cookies together to make sure that they cook at the same time.

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookie Recipe

This Mexican wedding cookie recipe is one that I make for Christmas and give as gifts, it has delicious shortbread like feel with a crunchy nutty flavor. You can prepare the cookies several months ahead of time and freeze the uncooked dough.

Champagne Truffles

Champagne Truffles

These homemade wedding favors are infused with champagne but if you prefer not to use champagne use any flavored liqueur that you like, or more whipping cream.

Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookie

Shortbread cookies are inexpensive wedding favors and very easy to make. These can be presented on a small clear glass plates. Arrange several pieces on the plate and cover with clear cellophane

Coffee Balls

Viennese Coffee Balls

These coffee balls are great if you do not like cooking, this is a no-cook recipe.

Gourmet Rocky Road

Gourmet Rocky Road

These gourmet rocky road chocolate favors can be made about 7 days ahead of time store in the refrigerator.

Almond Nougat

Almond Nougat

Almond nougat are homemade wedding favors you can make; and are also a cheap wedding favor idea.

Bridal Bouquet

Coconut Fortune Cookies

Make your own inexpensive homemade wedding favors. Place your unique wedding messages inside these delicate cookies.

Florentine Cookies

Mini Florentine Cookies

These tasty little morsels are quick to make, look great and will be appreciated by your wedding guests.

Spritz Cookies

Spritz Cookies

Spritz cookies are best made with butter. These can be stored for up to 3 days in an airtight container or in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Praline Crunch

Praline Crunch

The praline can be chopped more finely by your guests and used to sprinkle on top of fruit salad, ice cream or even used on cakes and brownies.





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