What is a dirty wedding cake?

What is a dirty wedding cake?

They have their own unique trends and styles. And one ongoing, bursting fad is a naked wedding cake, also called a dirty wedding cake or an exposed wedding cake.

What do you call a cake without frosting?

What Is a Naked Cake? The naked cake is a cake style that omits the majority of frosting you would typically see on the exterior of a cake. Cake layers are baked and stacked with plenty of filling to add flavor and moisture to the cake and served without an outer layer of frosting.

What is a dirty iced cake?

Most cakes have 2 layers of icing. The base layer is called “dirty icing” or “crumb coating.” The purpose of dirty icing a cake is to lock in the crumbs so the next layer of icing will be clean and crumb free.

How do you keep a naked cake from going stale?


  1. Brush with liquor or simple syrup. You can either use a simple sugar syrup when brushing your cakes.
  2. Incorporate moist into the filling.
  3. Freeze your cakes after baking.
  4. As much as possible, use edible decorations.
  5. Store your cakes in airtight containers.

What is the best flavor for a naked cake?

The Best Flavors to Consider for Your Naked Wedding Cake

  • Vanilla or Almond.
  • Berries and Cream.
  • Banana or Carrot.
  • Chocolate.
  • Vanilla Bean with Rosewater Buttercream.
  • Red Velvet.

What can I substitute for frosting?

6 Quick Ways to Decorate a Cake Without Frosting

  • Whipped Cream. Looks like frosting, but it’s not.
  • Glaze. When it comes to Bundt cakes, glaze (or even caramel sauce) is a much better choice then frosting.
  • Powdered Sugar.
  • Chocolate or Caramel Sauce.
  • Fresh Fruit.
  • Syrups + Edible Flowers.

What can I use instead of buttercream icing?

Marshmallow Frosting – This is perhaps your best bet. It is still sugary, but it’s lighter and it can still be piped. Cream Cheese Icing – Another classic frosting. Whipped Cream with Cream Cheese – For a rich but lighter-tasting topping, you can bulk up whipped cream with cream cheese to help it hold its form.

How do you keep chocolate cake fresh overnight?

Wrap an unfrosted cake layer tightly in plastic wrap; be sure and secure the top, sides and bottom of the layers. Then place the wrapped layers in a plastic zip-top bag and store on the kitchen counter at room temperature for up to five days.