Wedding Cake

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Wedding cake

Carnivorous Husband (I have a feeling the novelty of saying that won’t wear off for a long time…) arrived back from Bali early yesterday morning. Bronzed, blissfully happy and still riding the wave of emotion and complete and utter joy that is being married, in love and signed up to spend the rest of our lives together, we’re also exhausted so I’m afraid there’s no recipe from me today. However rest assured that our travels have been beyond inspirational and I’m itching to get back in the kitchen and share some new ideas in this space soon.

In the meantime, while we don’t have the official wedding photos back yet (I promise to share some when we do), I couldn’t resist posting this slightly blurry snap of our cake. Three tiers of deliciously sticky dark chocolate sponge were layered with hazelnut praline ganache then coated in modelling chocolate before being topped with a pair of edible lovebirds, one bespectacled to match my handsome new husband :-)

Love and cake – in that order, of course – are pretty much all you need.

43 RESPONSES TO Wedding Cake

  1. Congratulations! Sounds like you have had an amazing time. The cake looks beautiful.

  2. Congratulations, It’s a lovely picture, it captures so much! Glad you had a wonderful honeymoon, what a perfect way to start the rest of your lives!

  3. Amy -

    Congratulations!!!! This post made me smile so much. love always wins x

  4. Dear Kate, what a beautiful and elegant cake !! And such a lovely picture :) Congratulations and I wish you a happy and healthy life together. With best wishes xxx

  5. congratulations – gosh, time flies! I remember your engagement post. :-)

  6. What a beautiful cake.
    And I love the bird – my boyfriend has exact same glasses!
    Congratulations X

    • Clearly our boyfriends (oops and husbands!) have the best taste ;-) x

  7. Jaime -

    Oh such a sweet cake!!! Congratulations Kate!!! Wishing you all the happiness in the world! xx Jaime

    • Isn’t it cute? I think it looks a tiny bit like a minion from Despicable Me too… :-)

  8. Deepa -

    *Sigh* That’s gorgeous…..congratulations!

  9. what a beautiful cake! glad to hear you enjoyed your honeymoon!

  10. Bake -

    Beautiful cake, the cutest photo of you two, and such wise words – Love and Cake, couldn’t agree more :) Welcome home husband and wife! (After almost two years for us the novelty still hasn’t worn off ;) ) xoxo

    • Hooray! Here’s to many more years of love and cake for us both :-) x

  11. Just wonderful and I’m so glad you said sticky chocolate sponge – now I know it’s really good.

    • Of course, only the most chocolaty, seriously sticky cake for us ;-)

  12. What a gorgeous cake! The bird with the glasses is adorable! I hope you had a wonderful time on your honeymoon and are having fun settling into married life.

    • Thanks Jennifer! Isn’t it cute? Totally adored our cake :-)

  13. Huge congratulations! I hope you had a magical day! x

  14. Kavey -

    Grats again and loving the love birds!

  15. Here’s to love and cake indeed! What a stunner that is – no surprise there;)
    I’m glad your time in Bali was fabulous. A perfect place for a honeymoon in my mind. And it’s so nice to hear that you are savoring this time. Enjoy.
    xoxoxo
    E

    • I honestly couldn’t be happier. Getting and being married is the best thing ever :-)

  16. Congratulations! The cake looks so fabulous!

  17. Congrats, that’s a lovely photo of the happy couple + cake, and you’re right, all you need are love and cake.

  18. Sacha -

    The cake is great. Elegant yet personal and fun at the same time. And the flavor sounds wonderful. Congratulations again to you and yours! I think I mentioned this to you on some other social media channel, but your dress is stunning—I love it.

    • Thanks Sacha. I absolutely adored the cake, it was just perfect for us :-)

  19. Love, Love, Love! Congrats again:-) I hope we get to see more wedding pictures!!!

    • Thanks Lauren! Promise to post some more photos when they arrive (early October) x

  20. Oh this photograph is just perfect. Can’t wait to hear all about it.

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