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Tuscan Wedding Cakes – Cross Communion Cake

Tuscan Wedding Cakes – Cross Communion Cake

Posted on Jul 31, 2015 in Cakes, Special Occasions

Florence, Italy Communion cake by Tuscan Wedding Cakes – L’Arte Della Torta di Melanie Secciani Mom being one of Italy’s best wedding cake designers isn’t always an advantage – at least according to my kids. Most of the time it means watching a parade of amazing, mind-blowing, huge, delicious cakes being made for someone else – who’s usually getting a huge, amazing, mind-blowing party, that my kids are not guests at. So when it is one of my kids turns to get a cake, they want a cake. Like the ones I make for other people. Which is fair. This cake was done for my middle sons communion. God bless the wedding planner who gets him someday! He had a binder. He had a budget. He had a color scheme. He had plans. He’s around me working on some of the most amazing weddings in the world – and he wanted his event to be something like that. So he started working on the design for this cake about 9 months before his communion. I mean sketching, searching for inspiration on the internet, color schemes. By February he had decided that he wanted a modern communion cake with a white background, that pulled colors from the invitations he had designed. It had to have a cross, texture, and since the invitations were watercolor it had to be painted – but not the same as the invitations. He found a cross on pinterest he liked the shape of, but wanted it a little longer so it pulled over the edges of the top and bottom tiers. He wanted the communion cake to be a little bit elegant to fit with the setting, and match the candy for the candy bar and the decorated cookies. At the same time he wanted the communion cake to be simple looking. And have a calla lilies – since he would be carrying one for the communion. Seriously Groomzillas bring it on! Please don’t for a second think he’s forgotten flavor – this is the same kid who did a full tasting at Convivium of Michelin starred chef Beatrice Segoni’s menu to make sure it...

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Tuscan Wedding Cakes – Modern Communion Cake

Tuscan Wedding Cakes – Modern Communion Cake

Posted on Jul 29, 2015 in Cakes, Special Occasions

Tiered cake in Florence, Italy for a Modern Communion celebration. Inside the cake by Tuscan Wedding Cakes was L’Arte Della Torta di Melanie Secciani’s signature Tuscan Sunset cake. Vanilla Sponge cake with Apricot Mousse. For information on Cake Flavors , how to determine the Size of your cake, or on cake prices we are happy to answer any questions you may have.   To return to the full Tuscan Wedding Cake Portfolioio , or to view our special occasion cakes including birthday cakes, anniversary cakes, and event cakes Contact Us to reserve your...

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Florence Communion Cake

Florence Communion Cake

Posted on May 20, 2013 in Special Occasions

  Florence in Badia a Passignano, Tuscany. A girl’s communion cake. This three tier cake was decorated in purple fondant and had a variety of sugar blossoms cascading from the top. The girls name was created in 3-d sugar to go on the top and side of the cake. Cake was Vanilla Cake with Milk Chocolate...

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