Always the piece de resistance of the reception, the wedding cake is a long-held tradition that spans centuries, continents and cultures. But that doesn't mean that the cake has to be old-fashioned: today's brides and grooms are taking the cake far beyond the multitiered confections of yesteryear to explore unique and delicious new interpretations. From the traditional to the truly outrageous, from the simple to the sublime, this sumptuous volume offers a glimpse into the endless array of options available. This elegant book is filled with mouthwatering ideas for ending the wedding reception on a sweet and memorable note. Not a cookbook.