Thursday, October 27, 2011

The Best Part Of Wedding Planning Has Arrived.. Cake Tasting!

Last Friday night we headed to my dear friend and cake maker extraordinaire Jen's of Custom Cakes By Jenz house to taste her most popular as well as my fav flavours for our wedding cake.

Jen and I have been friends for over 10 years now and since she began her baking adventure she has been my go to gal for all my cake and cupcake needs so when I got engaged I didn't even worry about the cake because I always knew I would ask her to design it.

Without saying too much, together we have come up with a classy yet chic design that I cant wait to see on the day of! She gets me and she puts up with my ever changing mind and that's why I love her!

She also invited us to stay for dinner... now I must mention at this point that her husband is as fab a cook as she is a baker so I couldnt say no.  We started with a caprice salad, just look as this presentation!
Then we were presented with fresh oysters followed by a seafood pasta and this amazing fish which I cant remember the name of but it was amazing!
After we stuffed our face and gave ourselves a food break we moved on to the reason we were there... CAKE! We tried everything from her to die for coconut to her new apple spice flavour which let me just tell you left me begging for more! She gave us generous sized samples in the form of cupcakes and mini cupcakes and took her time to explain everything from what flavours work best with others and what would work best for our fall wedding.
Jen is also adding to our sweet table with cake pops. Something that is new to her but never one to say no to a challenge she pulled it off and had mock ups for us to try. They turned out amazing!! So moist and bite sized, I cant wait to see these displayed.
We then talked about the styling of the cake. Its going to be 5 tiers... yes 5! I wanted height and she suggested adding another layer would give me the drama I wanted. Here is a mock up she threw together to give me an idea of the height. Don't mind the square in middle though.
My cake has been one of the least stressful parts of my wedding and a HUGE part of that had to do with Jen! Her "no problem" attitude is amazing and her skills are second to none. I have zero doubt that my wedding cake will be stunning and taste amazing.

THANK YOU JEN! I heart you!!

If you are in the Toronto/ GTA area I highly suggest checking her out. Not only is she VERY reasonably priced and her cakes look amazing, they taste amazing too which is the best part!

Visit her website or her Facebook page to see samples and connect with her for all your cake needs.

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4 comments:

Tammi @ My Organized Chaos on October 27, 2011 at 10:08 AM said...

Planning a wedding is so fun, enjoy Farah!!
Taste the cake twice!!
;)

Custom Cakes By Jenz on October 27, 2011 at 11:44 AM said...

You are a cake designer's DREAM! I am just honored to have this opportunity to play a part in your spectacular day. XOXO!

Saimese on October 27, 2011 at 3:25 PM said...

I love cake pops! Those look great

emily☆ on October 28, 2011 at 7:06 PM said...

I just read about the car accident! I hope you are okay! PS Score for you nabbing a younger man! x

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