This reception took place at Trinity College, Cambridge this week. They wanted quite a modern, striking effect and I think the combination of black, white and lime green certainly achieved that.
The top cake was a lemon sponge covered with sugar paste and decorated with black damask shapes to complement the black and white damask cupcake wrappers.
The cupcakes were half lemon and half lime. They wanted them to be extra lemony and limey, so a fairly hefty quantity of lemons and limes were grated and squeezed that day! They were also filled with lemon and lime curd.
The cupcakes were decorated with black roses and lime green leaves and a three-layered flower in lime and white.
These are the rather smart cupcake wrappers I used.
The florist provided a posy of flowers to match the flowers at the venue and had included tiny snippets of black feathers to pick up the black throughout the cake stand.
Should anyone be wondering about the black stand, I had it specially made in black acrylic with a clear acrylic central maypole. It looked very smart and striking indeed. I think the client is going to keep this stand, but this is a service which can be provided, should you want a stand in a particular colour.
12 October 2011
The client’s comments:
“Thank you so much for the very lovely wedding cupcakes you made for our Trinity wedding dinner. Everyone loved the cake, because it was so elegant and delicious. Thank you for making such an effort to give us just the cake we wanted. You made our evening very special.”