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The wedding cake

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The wedding cake

The new trends and tradition go hand in hand when thinking about the wedding cake is a great moment when the bride and groom leave the cake and then share with your guests.

The origins of the wedding cake dates back to ancient Rome, where the cake was very simple, made from wheat and salt. It began as an unusual practice and then continued as a custom in which the groom ate half the cake during the ceremony and broke the remaining half of his wife’s head as a symbol of fertility. The guests then gathered the crumbs this as a sign of good omen.

 The wedding cake

Luckily this custom began to change in the seventeenth century. In England it became fashionable to do many cakes stacked and decorated with fruits and nuts. Then they realized that this system was very stable since the middle of that century the idea was abandoned many cakes and chose to make one big cake.

As a curiosity in some countries like the U.S., the couple kept the top floor of the cake in the freezer until the date of their first wedding anniversary is on that day when you eat it as a symbol of eternal love. In Spain however the cake is cut with a sword, a very beautiful and symbolic ritual.

 The wedding cake

In Chile currently retain the best of this tradition, what to eat and share a rich cake with all the guests of the marriage. Some still retain the custom of hiding inside the cake small objects then removing single handle, pulling the ribbons hanging. If you single out the ring, is likely to marry in a year according to superstition.

Many pastry houses offer various options for wedding cake, cascading cakes of different flavors, one cake with multi-story inn variety of desserts and pastries, handmade cakes, of many colors and decorations. We know that one of the best parts of the organization, is tasting the cake. So it’s a matter of taste!

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