Whether you are looking for traditional, modern or vintage wedding cakes wedding cake designer and expert Renea Feagin stopped by to answer:

3 Questions Brides Have About Wedding Cake Design, Etiquette and Traditions.  


Renea Feagin, owner of Baked Expressions (www.bakedexpressions.com) offers great advice for brides.  She is an award winning baker in the Kansas City metro area.  Feagin is one of the most sought after cake designers in the Kansas City metro area. 

Baker: Renea Feagin, www.bakedexpressions.com Photo Credit: Smash Glam

Baker: Renea Feagin, www.bakedexpressions.com

Photo Credit: Smash Glam


I want a tall cake but I am don't want cake left over. What should I do?

We have all seen those super tall wedding cakes and loved them.  Most times those are in beautiful grand reception venues that require a cake that large to fill the space. Feagin lets us in on a secret that will helps design as well as pockets: It is possible for you to add faux tiers to your wedding cake design to give height, but stay in budget for the number of guests you plan to serve.

Photo Credit: Smash Glam

Photo Credit: Smash Glam

How Far In Advance Should I Order Our Cake?

It is important to get your cake designer (and photographer) booked as soon as possible.  Some designers that are in high demand are booked over a year out.  Renea suggests that brides do not wait, book ASAP. You don't want to have your heart set on a certain style of wedding cake and only to be disappointed because they are all booked on your special day.

Photo Credit: Smash Glam

Photo Credit: Smash Glam

Cake Toppers: To Freeze or Not To Freeze for a year.

Lots of couples will follow this tradition and freeze the top of the top tier of their wedding cake.  Some shy away from doing so.  Feagin suggest that brides do what feels right to them and to not let tradition bind them. She also advises that 12 month old cake may not taste the best so maybe create your own tradition that still allows you to enjoy the taste of the cake.  Rules are made to be broken.

Photo Credit: Smash Glam

Photo Credit: Smash Glam

We appreciate wedding cake expert Renea Feagin sharing some insights on common wedding cake questions. Check out the more wedding cake pictures from our styled shoot with Baked Expressions!

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