The idea of making your own wedding cake might seem daunting, but if you are having a small wedding, a DIY wedding cake is absolutely doable!! The key to a DIY wedding cake is simplicity. This Candy Wafer Cake from Wayfair.com, for instance, uses candy wafers as a design element. This DIY cake is not only beautiful, at only $1 per slice it’s easy on the pocketbook!
Here’s how to make it:
DIY Candy Wafer Cake
Serves: about 60 guests
You will need:
Cake & Frosting Recipes
Try Smitten Kitchen’s recipes for Chocolate Butter Cake and Vanilla Buttermilk Cake.
Savory Sweet Life has an uncomplicated recipe for Classic Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. For a snow white version, try substituting the unsalted butter for shortening and adding a 1/2 teaspoon of butter flavoring. Using clear vanilla extract and butter flavoring will also help prevent your frosting from becoming slightly tinted.
For more DIY cake ideas as shown in the photo below, go to Wayfair.com.