It's what's on the inside that counts — particularly when it comes to your wedding cake! A relatively new wedding trend, the naked cake, proves that many couples care more about their tasty filling than layers of buttercream and fondant — celebrities included. Both Ashlee Simpson and Angelina Jolie served a naked cake at their recent weddings!
Instead of covering the outside of the cake with layers upon layers of frosting, bakers are increasing the filling between tiers and leaving layers exposed.
Naked cakes gained popularity in 2013, but some couples weren't fans of the "unfinished" look of these confections. But as more and more bakers began to offer these creative cakes, the style has been refined and elevated to a look that is so deserving of a place on your wedding dessert table.
Whether you're just not a fan of sweet frosting or love the rustic vibe of a bare confection, a naked cake allows you to offer your friends and family a modern dessert that will still fall under the "classic" mold. And since these cakes are just as customizable as the traditional, fully-frosted dessert, you can select a style and flavors that reflect your wedding's vibe.
One major perk of gong nude with your wedding cake? Your baker will ensure it's freshly baked on the morning of your wedding since these desserts lack the barrier of buttercream and fondant that keep traditional cakes from drying out.