Wedding Trends: Geode Cakes

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It doesn’t take more than a quick Pinterest search to see that wedding cakes are getting more and more spectacular.  From intricate sugar flowers, to 3D printed cake toppers, to candied frosting so shiny you can see your reflection, there’s no denying today’s cakes are true works of art.

Geode Cake by MJ Cakes

Geode Cake by MJ Cakes

 

Meet the geode cake – the latest dessert craze that imitates a crystallized gemstone to create a show-stopping spectacle, straight out of a fantasy film.

Geode Cake by Whisk Cake Company

Geode Cake by Whisk Cake Company

 

Geode Cake by A Squad Cake Shop

Geode Cake by A Squad Cake Shop

 

The geode is composed of three different sizes of rock candy and granulated sugar to create a sense of layering and natural texture.  Modeling chocolate is then used to hold the geode in place and blend it into the fondant icing.  All in all, a geode cake can take up to 2 weeks to complete.

Geode Cake by Three Tiers for Cake

Geode Cake by Three Tiers for Cake

 

This mineral-inspired trend began as an experiment by Denver-based baker Rachael Teufel, owner of Intricate Icings Cake Design, for a friend’s opening of a new wedding venue.  She posted a photo of the cake on the company’s website and quickly gained 60,000 followers overnight.  Pretty soon, the trend caught on, and bakers across the country began showing off these stunning geode cut-outs.

Geode Cake by Dhanya's Delights

Geode Cake by Dhanya’s Delights

 

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