“Gone are the days of basic white wedding cakes. Blame Pinterest. Blame wedding magazines. Blame modish competition like donut walls and chocolate-dipped churro bites. If you’re going to have a “traditional” tiered cake, like all the other details you’ve personalized for the big day, it too should be reflective of you. After all, the wedding cake doubles as a work of art.
“Everybody wants something modern,” says Erica Villanueva, the one-woman cake artist behind Desert Villa Bakery. “I don’t do many solid white cakes anymore. Even if somebody does want white, they want texture or something to make it different, something that stands out.”
Here, Villanueva dishes on what’s hot right now in baking…”