Chocolate and Ivory Wedding Cupcakes

I have spent a hectic weekend working on an engagement party, this wedding and a christening. For some reason this was a very popular weekend!  The wedding party was held at The White Hart in Godmanchester and was themed around chocolate-brown and ivory.

The cupcakes were all chocolate and vanilla in plain brown and brown and white dotty cases. Some of the brown cases were inserted into Ivory Lace cupcake wrappers (from Squires). These are quite expensive, but really nice quality. You don’t need to use them on all the cupcakes, but really add another dimension to the stand.

The top cake was a chocolate cake with dark chocolate ganache. It was edged with milk chocolate cigarillos and filled with white chocolate roses (both from Squires). Again, these are pretty expensive to buy in, but are worth it for a special occasion. After much deliberation and many purchases of ribbon, I finally decided that the brown and cream dotted ribbon would look best, picking up the dotty cases. Many of the ivory ribbons available are more mushroom in colour and just didn’t look good with the cream rose and frosting. You wouldn’t believe how difficult it was to find a proper cream ribbon! I think the dotted ribbon worked very well in the end, tying the whole look together.

The cupcakes were decorated with some small daisies and blossoms in cream sugar paste and chocolate-flavoured sugarpaste.

The next day involved a quick dash back to get the stand, so I could wash it and deliver it to the christening which I will show you tomorrow.

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6 thoughts on “Chocolate and Ivory Wedding Cupcakes

  1. Your cakes were wonderful once again. We were asked to photograph this wedding for Tim and Leanne (we previously photographed the Christening for Ruby) for which you also provided stunning cup cakes. We didn’t bump into you this time but I just wanted to say how impressed I was once again not only with your cakes but also with the styling. I will blog some pictures soon on my own blog and send a couple over for you.

    Best Wishes
    Karen x (Howell Photography)

    1. Thank you for all your kind comments and I can’t wait to see some of your photos, which will doubtless put mine to shame!

  2. I’ve been looking for cupcake liners for my wedding that are grease proof and the ones you used seemed to work great (they look perfect!). What brand did you use and where did you get them? Thanks for any help!

    1. The brown and white dotty cases are made by Culpitt (widely available on the internet). The plain brown cases are from ebay, but I don’t have a manufacturer’s name. However there are loads of different suppliers on ebay. The plain ones do let the grease through a bit, whereas the Culpitt ones don’t. The cupcake wrappers are from Squires.

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