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Like all symbols associated with marriage , the cake as it has ancient origins . And even if today the layer cake to the coast around the world , some local traditions remai

In ancient Greece

We launched cupcakes married, of conferratios, to promote fertility.

In the 17th century


The most common tradition is that when guests had to create a tower with cakes and pastries. Over the tower was high and the husband would be happy.

In the 18th century

At that time, in France, the cake tower takes on a new form: the layer cake as we know it today. This fashion spreads quickly and widely adopted in the West since the 19th century.


The wedding cake worldwide

It is a fruit cake (very similar to your Christmas cake with fruit), covered with marzipan.

In Japan

We often use a fake cake. The cake will be served to guests hid in the kitchen.

In Germany

It serves stuffed sponge cake fruit candy, nougat or marzipan and covered with ganache. Using a colored glaze is not permitted!

In France

The croquembouche to the coast for weddings. It is a cabbage pyramid cream covered with caramel.

In Norway

The traditional cake is called kransekake. It is a cake consisting of almond cakes in the form of rings. Sometimes the cake takes the form of a cornucopia is filled with sweets, chocolates and biscuits. even placed there during a bottle of wine.Couper le gâteau : un geste important

Il fut un temps où la mariée coupait seule le gâteau. Ce geste symbolisait la perte de la virginité. Maintenant, les deux époux participent à ce rituel. Le partage du gâteau devient la première tâche accomplie ensemble. La main de l'homme repose habituellement sur celle de la femme, en signe de fertilité. Il arrive aussi que les époux se donnent mutuellement la première bouchée de gâteau.