Sunday, June 28, 2009
Wedding at the Zoo!
We spent many a hot summer day enjoying the Houston Zoo when our girls were little. Who knew it could be such a beautiful wedding venue, as well? The wedding had already begun when we set up the cake last night, and it was a veritable fairyland of candles, twinkle lights and gossamer tulle. Just gorgeous. This was a great, very fun couple who wanted bright, happy, fun, offbeat and unusual for their wedding cakes.
It has been about 104 degrees every day down here lately, so I was really "sweating" the survival of this stacked and tiered cake in the outdoor heat. Both cakes survived the nervous-making trip on the golf cart trailer from parking lot to reception venue, and my fingers are crossed that nothing slumped or melted by the time they cut the cake later that evening.
The groom's Louisiana Superdome cake is of chocolate, and the bottom two tiers of the topsy-turvy wedding cake are my White Princess Sour Creme. The top layer is carrot cake for the couple to freeze and save for their first anniversary.