There is something undeniably striking about a wedding cake sans icing. The striped design that we featured in our spring issue (above) would make a stunning focal point at any reception. Check out these three other “naked” options that I found in our archives.
Vanilla-bean spiced apple cake is filled with caramel buttercream and drizzled with luscious caramel in this golden apple-topped confection.
Love strawberry shortcake? Here fresh strawberries top stacked pound cakes instead of the traditional biscuits, and mascarpone cream is sandwiched between the layers.
Unadorned pastel layers of coconut pound cake tinted with gel-paste food coloring serve as the foundation for this cake full of graphic appeal.