Birthdays are wonderful. After all, if the day when someone first entered the world isn’t cause for a rousing celebration with friends family and of course cakes, what is? Whether it is your first birthday or the 50th, the event is marked by a cake cutting ceremony. There is a high probability that you, our dear reader, have cut your fair share of cakes yourself.
Weddings are huge occasions. The bonding of two souls in a relationship of mutual love and respect is a wonderful thing. As such, how can the occasion be completed without a Cake? While many cultures involve cake cutting as a traditional part of the ceremony there are also some that don’t. However, with an intermingling of cultures, the latter can be seen adapting to the happy tradition of cake-cutting at a rapid pace.
Wedding cakes come in all sizes and shape and there is one cake in particular, that depicts a bride and groom dancing together, that is a particular favorite of bakers making a cake for a wedding. Also, if you would believe it, there is a particular type of cake called the Lancashire Courting Cake that has traditionally been baked by the better half of a union in certain parts of the world.
The festival of ghosts and spirits also can’t resist the allure of a big, fat, tasty cake on the table. You an apt to find cakes shaped like bats, pumpkins and other scary stuff o the day when it arrives.
Thanksgiving, the festival of joy and peace, when it’s time to hang out boots and rest and relax with our friends on the third Thursday. While the turkey forms an indispensable part of the feast, cakes are also right there near the center of the table, cheering up the atmosphere with their aroma and sight.
There is a long time tradition of sending flowers to your beloved on the anniversary of your big day. However, the list of traditional items sent on that very special day has now expanded to included cakes as well. A well-baked cake, perhaps in the shape of a red heart, is just the thing to get your better half happy and feel cherished.
Anniversary cakes are typically made in heart shape and are readily available. If there are certain special effects that you would like to be added to your cake to make it even more special, that can be easily arranged as well.
It is not vital for cakes to accompany a celebration. After all, what if you just wanted to savor the delightful thing without having to wait for a celebration that may be months later. In these situations cupcakes come to the rescue.
Modeled after the original cakes, these small buddies are usually chocolate flavored and available in a dozen or even singly.