It is not for nothing that the thirtieth anniversary of family life is commonly called a pearl wedding. As you know, pearls are covered with more and more layers every year, strengthen and become more beautiful and harder. So a married couple over the years becomes more and more united, strong and united in everything. 30th wedding anniversary is an amazing event. It proves that all-consuming love, fidelity and friendship between spouses exists and can last for many years. Such a holiday should be celebrated on a grand scale, with many cheerful guests and beloved relatives. And to approach the organization of a solemn event should be long before the memorable date. It is, of course, impossible to foresee all the nuances. But today we will help you with the choice of a birthday cake.
Wedding anniversary cake is an integral part of the celebration. His choice should be approached thoroughly, weighing all the nuances and little things. A pearl wedding cake can be a gift from children or relatives, or it can be chosen by the anniversaries themselves for the festive table.
If you decide to give a weddinga gift to parents, then you should carefully approach this matter. You can recreate the first wedding cake that was on the festive table thirty years ago. Surely mom remembers how he looked, what cakes and cream were. By recreating it, you will remind them of the happiest day of their lives, the day when a new family was born.
You can go the other way - choose a pearl wedding cake that will fully match the style of the festive evening in appearance. As a rule, a pearl wedding is celebrated by decorating everything around in a marine theme (pearls, sea, shells, seagulls). Cake on the main theme of the holiday will be a great culmination of the celebration.
Sometimes it is very difficult to calculate what weight a cake should be ordered by confectioners or baked by yourself. Agree, it is very disappointing when there is not enough birthday cake for all the guests or, conversely, there is too much left.
As a rule, everyone loves sweets, and it is eaten at the festive table in large quantities. Confectioners are advised to count the mass of holiday treats depending on the number of guests. For each guest - a piece weighing 150-200 grams. For example, a cake weighing seven to nine kilograms will be enough for fifty people.
Today, pastry chefs offer a variety of cake ideas for a pearl wedding. The number of cakes and types of filling are very diverse. However, experts advise giving preference to lighter fillings:fruit, yogurt or biscuit. Choose low-fat types of cream, without an abundance of whipped cream and sugar. A great option is cream cake with nuts or almonds, fruits or candied fruits. In most cases, confectioners offer you to try several types of cake fillings and decide which one is tastier and more beautiful.
As for cake layers, choose variety. So the culinary masterpiece at your wedding will be tasty and original at the same time.
Try not to order a wedding cake with too fat filling.
Don't give preference to meringue as part of the filling. Of course, this is a light filling, but when cutting the cake, it will crumble. The cake will end up looking messy. Remember that according to tradition, the process of cutting a festive wedding treat is usually photographed, and even from different angles. It is unlikely that newlyweds will want to capture a crumbling birthday cake on film.
Do not order a wedding cake with a lot of artificial colors in the filling or cakes. Some guests may be allergic to a particular product. Agree, calling an ambulance is not at all included in the plans for celebrating the wedding anniversary.
Cake decoration: standard option
There can be a huge number of options for decorating a wedding cake. You can choose the standard option - these are white swans, figurines of newlyweds, a pair of wedding rings, etc. But the pearl cakeThe wedding is usually done in the theme of the holiday. This is a confectionery masterpiece of large size, white or cream color (in several tiers), studded with pearls. Moreover, pearls can be both on the top of the cake and along the entire side surface. You can decorate the cakes with single pearls, or you can scatter whole precious placers over the surface. The cake looks very beautiful, the upper part of which is decorated with a pearl necklace or necklace.
Since pearls are a marine theme, all the details related to this theme can be used to decorate a birthday cake. Several types of chocolate can be used to make shells, corals and marine life. In this case, the festive treat will be turquoise, light blue or light blue. From confectionery mastic, you can make figures of a man and a woman - mermaids. A sea wave is created from white cream, flowing like a light veil along the sides of the cake.
Decoration of pearl wedding cakes can be more intense and bright. The cake does not have to be traditional in color - white. For example, a great option is a biscuit in the shape of a big red heart. A shell is placed on top of such a heart or pearls crumble. You can depict the whole cake in the form of a shell with pearls. By placing such a culinary miracle on a brilliant turquoise dish, we get an original and unique gift for the holiday.
A cake decorated with flowers will look very nice. Between them you canplace a pearl necklace, pearl beads or small shells with pearl drops inside. On top, you can place two goldfish and ask the "young" to make a wish. The numbers "three" and "zero" made from edible mastic will look great. In general, mastic is a popular technique of modern confectioners. You can make absolutely any thing out of it: flat and voluminous figures, numbers, letters, flowers.
No wedding ceremony is complete without gifts. 30th wedding anniversary is no exception. Let's start with the newlyweds themselves. The husband gives his wife real pearls: necklace, necklace, ring, earrings, pendants. A woman chooses for her life partner cufflinks with inserts of pearls, a stylish tie clip in the same theme.
As for friends, they can choose any gift that suits the theme of the celebration. If you do not know what to give your friends for a pearl wedding, then opt for simple, but useful and original gifts. A woman is usually given flowers and gifts related to pearls. These can be figurines, candlesticks and vases on a marine theme, caskets decorated with a scattering of pearls. A man, if he is fond of fishing, can be presented as a gift with a new spinning rod, fishing tackle or things for a hike. By the way, a pearl wedding cake ordered secretly from "young" friends or relatives is an excellent, unexpected and useful gift. If anniversaries like to decorate their home with art objects, then choose a picture or panel in a marinetopics.
Give any souvenir of mother-of-pearl or turquoise color: mirrors, dishes, decorative bowl, ashtray, linens, flowerpots. Even an ordinary box of chocolates decorated in a marine style or having a pearl shell pattern on the lid will be a good symbolic gift for the holiday.
A voucher for a honeymoon trip for two will be a chic gift. As a rule, such a gift is presented by children to their parents. A very sentimental gift would be a panel or frame with photographs of anniversaries in different years of life. Collect photos from other memorable dates where the newlyweds gather at the festive table and make a panel out of them. As a rule, handmade gifts with soul are much more appreciated than vases, vacuum cleaners or food processors.