Print it out and sit down with your fiance. Check off the boxes that meet your priorities. Give it to your baker about 3-6 months before the big day. Not only will the list get you excited and inspired, but it will provide your baker with the "ingredients" for perfection.

THE STYLE OF YOUR WEDDING CAKE When you think of the perfect wedding cake, what descriptive words come to mind? Choose the word(s) that best describe the wedding cake you'd most like to create:

[ ] Contemporary
[ ] Dramatic
[ ] Elaborate
[ ] Ceremonial
[ ] Round
[ ] Simple
[ ] Square
[ ] Traditional
[ ] Unique

THE SHAPE AND STRUCTURE OF YOUR WEDDING CAKE Given your cake's style, which shape will represent it best? (Your cake designer can help you decide.)

[ ] Circular
[ ] Hexagonal
[ ] Octagonal
[ ] Rectangular
[ ] Sheet cake
[ ] Square
[ ] Tiered
[ ] Stacked

WHAT IS THE PRIMARY USE OF YOUR WEDDING CAKE The use? To eat! But of course. That's the main objective. But your cake designer can assist you in putting your finances to use in the most efficient way. How flashy do you want your cake to be? How can you cut costs? Answer your own question, by ‘checking off' your priority:

[ ] For show
[ ] A delicious dessert
[ ] Both

FLAVORS AND FILLINGS OF YOUR WEDDING CAKE It's YOUR Wedding. Don't hold back, indulge!

[ ] Angel food
[ ] Berries and whipped cream
[ ] Carrot (spice)
[ ] Chocolate
[ ] Golden
[ ] Lemon
[ ] Liqueurs
[ ] Mocha
[ ] Mousse
[ ] Orange
[ ] Raspberry
[ ] Truffle
[ ] White chocolate

THE COLOR OF YOUR WEDDING CAKE Are you a traditional wedding couple? If so, you may opt to stick with colors that accent your decorative color scheme, wedding attire, and bouquet.

[ ] Pale Blue
[ ] Green (pale)
[ ] Lavender
[ ] Peach
[ ] Pink
[ ] White
[ ] Yellow
[ ] Chocolate Brown
[ ] Beige

THE WEDDING CAKE DECOR What do you wish to add to your cake's appearance? Dress your cake as pretty as you can.

[ ] Chocolate shavings
[ ] Fresh flowers
[ ] Strawberries (Make sure none of your guests are allergic)
[ ] Gold or silver leaf
[ ] Pearls
[ ] Sugar blooms
[ ] Toppers