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Swan Wedding Cake

Yesterday I went to Tita Ila and Tito Boyet's wedding.  The ceremony was beautifully officiated by Rev. Bill MacGillivray.  He brought out the couple's faith and love in God.  The cutest part of the wedding is when they sealed the wedding with a kiss.  Tito Boyet was sweating bullets as he attempts to kiss Tita Ila.  He was so shy that the kiss turned into a peck on the cheeks.    Hehehe maybe when no one is around Tito Boyet can give Tita Ila a "real kiss".   



I am really honoured to make Tita Ila and Tito Boyet's wedding cake.  It is a coffee sponge cake covered in coffee buttercream frosting.  The swan and briar roses are made out of gumpaste.  This is also my first wedding cake.  





I also made cupcakes of the same flavour but I topped the cupcake off with coffee shortbread cookies dipped in white chocolate.



This is my little girl Charisma with the flower girl Trish.  The other is my cousin Aljo from LA.  Please leave a comment.

Comments

Jaye Guina said…
That cake is indeed elegant! - befitting for a wedding!

Your Charisma is a darling! She looks very much like you when you were a little girl.

Is that your hubby carrying her?

Hugs!
Tita Jaye
CAROUSEL said…
Hi Tita Jaye that is Aljo, Tito Roger's youngest son.
Mariza said…
Thank you for sharing this Carousel! the cake looks yummy & classy work of art. Enjoy every cake you design create/bake!

Happy Holidays 2012!

Tita Mariza

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