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There’s a full range of emergence happening lately: the emergence of a post-pandemic world, the emergence of spring and the emergence of wedding season, which is sure to include the return of celebratory moments never before seen. There’s no party like a wedding, and the focal point — the wedding cake — comes with unique, personalized tiers sure to make the day even more memorable. 

The LloydPans innovation team is hard at work manufacturing the perfect cake pan for wedding cake bakers across the country who are breaking boundaries with innovative trends like these:

Pin it To Win It

Brides- and grooms-to-be turn to Pinterest to keep an electronic scrapbook of their wedding cake hopes and dreams, and the popular site predicted that cake makers are going to go big. Customers are ready to go big, ditching individually personalized cakes like pops and cupcakes and opting for elaborate pieces. Top Trending search terms in Pinterest’s Batter Up 2022 prediction report included:

  • Gravity defying cakes
  • Bubble cakes
  • 3D cakes

This is great news for bakers who have spent two years experimenting with new cake ideas, ready to burst back onto the wedding season scene.

Tradition with a Twist

Much like the foodservice world, consumers are looking to find comfort and nostalgia in their food choices, but they’re also wanting to combine that safety with something new. Brides’ wedding cake trend list mirrored the trend in several key ways. 

Classic white wedding cakes are back, but top industry bakers told Brides that embellishments like bas relief carving, pressed florals and abstract or modern art-inspired cakes with layers of texture are trending. Couples that want a splash of color are having their moment too, however, as bold, colorful cakes are the highlight of the day. Heather Leavitt, owner of Sweet Heather Anne, told Brides that her customers are ready to throw an epic party. “We’re seeing more statement cakes in bold colors that reflect the celebratory tone of the event.” 

Best Friend’s Wedding Ode

Photo by Inly Co Wedding; Cake by Sweet Heather Anne

The pandemic resulted in more time spent with America’s beloved pets than ever before, and brides and grooms are asking for cakes featuring their furry best friends. Meaningful details are wedding cake tradition, but in true trend fashion, couples are asking Leavitt for pet odes somewhere on the cake. “We love to hide pet portraits on the back of the cake as a sweet surprise for guests.” 

Ready to tier it up during the 2022 wedding season? Don’t forget to marry your fantastic ideas with LloydPans Cake Pan line of Round, Contour, Square and Sheet designs.

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