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Wedding cake, yes … a wide range of forms. Multi-layered, decorated fruit, ribbons and icing sugar, stuffed pigeon or a bride and groom cake topper rule. Many wedding cake creations that became an icon of a wedding reception. But did you know that wedding cakes are held to ensure the least fertile of the bride?
History of Wedding Cakes
Beginning of the wedding cake. Rituals serve wedding cake at the wedding began in England in medieval times, or about the 15th century. When the wedding cake made of wheat, and, oddly, was thrown into the bride’s cake as a symbol of fertility. At that time, the wedding cake are also served as a dessert.
Not only wedding cakes but also all the baked goods, including scones and biscuits, stacked high and the pair tried to kiss the top of the cake. The higher the pile the better and if successful kissed the top of the cake without knocking over the wedding is believed to have prosperity.
In the 1600s, a French chef who came to visit England was quite surprised with a cake piling ritual which he considered less neat. He recommends using a broom handle as a milestone that holds the cake. But this does not last long.
In the 17th century, “bride pie” is a popular wedding cake. Ranging from sweet pie until the pie contains minced mutton. At that time, imitation rings inserted into the pie into the eagerly awaited for the guests who are still single. If they get a ring in the pie, they mean the next bride.
Modern wedding cakes
Wedding cake like this now began to be made since the 18th century in London. The story begins when William Rich was an apprentice in love with his boss’s daughter. William inspired by the beauty of the church of St. peak. Bride and tried to impress his hero by making a big and beautiful cake. The women were impressed with the form of a cake that is served William as it varies with the cookies flat shaped common in those days.
However, the storied wedding cake is served has not been popular until 1840. A magnificent wedding cake filled with decorations and eventually become compulsory served after the wedding presented Queen Victoria and Prince Albert (London). The splendor of the wedding cake decoration symbolized by the number of sugar, where sugar was a luxury item because the price is expensive.
But since the first World War, the division is very tight and the staples are not sufficient amount of sugar for a magnificent wedding cake decorations. At last modified wedding cake with fruit and cardboard. Mengutari cardboard wedding cake that became the framework of the cake and makes it look luxurious even a limited budget.
Fortunately the tradition of throwing the cake does not survive today. Not imagine a way that the bride was to be queen one day and pelted with full butter cake. Hopefully this article can be rewarding and can inspire us all.