The baking of cakes has been going on
for hundreds of years and this craft is
still developing. Originally only baked for
pure satisfaction, over the years the
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village bakers began to evolve their
cakes by adding icing.
The cakes started to see more and more
decoration and as a result the cake
topper was born. C k toppers are widely
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thought to be just for wedding cakes but
their uses have spread far and wide
These days cake toppers come in a whole
host of different varieties and styles The
most dominant ingredient found in cake
toppers is icing sugar however;
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nowadays it is common to find toppers
which are simply just made out of
Wedding Cake Toppers
The centrepiece of any wedding (with the
exception of the bride!) is the cake. A
good topper can make a big difference.
Varieties of cake toppers include;
The traditional topper is that of a bride
and groom stood side by side on top of
the wedding cake.
A nice personal touch for making the
cake topper unique is to have a custom
made topper dependant on the interests
of the couple. If they enjoy dancing then
the topper could be of a couple in mid
flow of a dance.
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A comical topper can be the talk of a
wedding reception. A popular one is
where the groom is trying to run away
from the bride who is pulling him back
like a pit-bull!
A personal message can be a nice touch
to a cake topper. A wedding one may
depict the bride and groom where a
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written message states something liklike,
‘Alice and David thank you all for sharing
their special day with them’
Birthday Cake Toppers
The most popular cake toppers for
birthday celebrations are of numbers and
flowers. Again, as with wedding cakes if
the birthday boy or girl has an interest
you may wish to have a topper around
Choosing an appropriate cake topper for
child s easy.
a child’s birthday is very easy
There is an extensive selection of
characters such as Disney, superhero
and video game characters which can be
purchased at a variety of locations.
Other Cake Toppers
Cakes for any occasions are increasingly
popular these days. Such cakes may well
be for either a graduation, an
engagement, a baby shower or for
someone passing their driving test. A
good cake topper for a passing your
driving test cake could be an L plate, a
car, or a car crashing! The possibilities
are endless and you will be able to be
quite unique with your choice.
The popularity of cake toppers has
dramatically increased, so has the
number of people trying to make their
own. This can be done with a little know
how but it is advisable to purchase
readymade edible ones or those which
are simply made of plastic.
The plastic types are great as they can
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memory of the occasion.