4 Wedding Cakes That Get a Jolt of Delicious Flavor From Coffee
Create a stir by serving one of these desserts at your reception.
Brew up a confection for your celebration, using one of these recipes that includes java as a secret ingredient. The after-dinner beverage never tasted so sweet!
Chocolate Petal Wedding Cake
Coffee, ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove blend together to make the mocha spice cake tiers at the heart of this show-stopping confection. Each tier is brushed with ginger-infused syrup and then frosted with chocolate buttercream. The finishing touch? A gentle flurry of irresistible bittersweet chocolate curls.
This elegant dessert features espresso Swiss meringue, espresso syrup, and a mocha bavarian cream made with a milk chocolate-espresso crème anglaise. Coffee is also an ingredient in the shiny dark-chocolate glaze that caps it off. The result? Layers of goodness.
Marble Wedding Cake
Inside this charming confection are alternating layers of chocolate marble cake and mocha marble cake, the latter of which gets its sophisticated flavor from just 2 tablespoons of instant espresso powder.
Mocha Wedding Cake
The icing on this coffee-infused mocha cake starts out light and becomes deepest in color and flavor at the bottom. The meringue drops, tinted with cocoa and coffee extract, are dipped in chocolate, then set on the tiers. Extras can be served alongside the cake or distributed as wedding favors.
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