Wedding Baker Reveals Illusion Cake That Saves Couples A Ton Of Money: ‘Could You Say?’
@IMakeWeddingCakes recently garnered over 15 million views and 1.8 million likes when he uploaded images of a money-saving hack couples on a tight budget will appreciate.
Anyone planning a wedding knows how quickly things can go wrong, as in the case of this bride whose hot mike caught her pulling an embarrassingly “rude” prank on the groom, which is why @IMakeWeddingCakes’ hack is so brilliant: it requires enormous pressure. of the ceremonial wedding cake (and puts much-needed money in the pockets of couples).
In the viral video, captioned “Could you say it?” — @IMakeWeddingCakes demonstrates how couples can save money on their ceremonial cake, while still providing the “wow” factor for guests.
While the baker’s cake appears to be an elaborate seven-tiered cake, it’s actually all a convincing illusion.
With this trick, couples could still cut an ornate cake for the ceremonial cutting, but they would serve their guests with a much cheaper cake.
In a follow-up video, @IMakeWeddingCakes gives viewers a closer look at their process, this time featuring a fondant-covered one-tier cake.
Some were puzzled by the functionality of the cake. “How do they know where to cut it?” asked one user.
“It is marked!” replied the bakery.
‘Imagine cutting the wrong place’
TikTokers were stunned by the baker’s clever trick to save money.
“2k cakes made for $30. Unbelievable,” wrote one user.
Others shared their own experience with illusory wedding cakes.
“I made this for my wedding for the cake cutting ceremony and photos. Was brought in the back to ‘cut’ and served sheet cake 😉🤫,” wrote one user, whose comment received more than 103,000 likes.
“My mom and dad did this at their wedding in 1992. More people should do it if they want to cut costs,” another user wrote.
Some TikTokers weren’t sure how well they could pull off the fake cake trick.
“I would forget where the real piece is and eat frosted styrofoam to save face,” one user joked.
“Imagine cutting the wrong place 😂,” another user laughed.
Some TikTokers didn’t like the idea of being ripped off an expensive cake at someone’s wedding.
“I don’t go to nasty weddings to eat Walmart cake 😤 I want fancy expensive wedding cake 😂,” wrote one user.
“I’m a pastry snob, and if I get some crap costco cake instead of some yummy overpriced cake for nothing, I’m going to travel 🤣,” another commented.
Considering the average price of weddings in the US — more than $29,000 by 2023, according to wedding planning platform Zola — couples will no doubt be happy to save a few pennies where they can, even if it leaves the guests feeling a bit cheated.
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