I loved working with Caroline and JJ, and I could tell, right off the bat, that they are a wonderful couple.
I’m so happy for them, and I was honored to be chosen to set and cater their wedding dessert table.
The Booze Brothers in Vista, has a really cool and beautiful room that they rent out for weddings and events. I love the idea and the layout, and have been fortunate enough to cater desserts there a number of times. Next time I go, I’ll have to take photos of the wall and floor details. It’s super cool and perfect for receptions for around 100 people. I love that it is tucked away in Vista, and only a five minute drive from the kitchen I work in, at MiaBella.
They have a super-talented florist friend, who did all of their beautiful greenery and arrangements.(She did the work on the farm tables too. They were absolutely gorgeous!)
I couldn’t believe how cool they made the center backdrop look, with this decorated wood palette, and pieces of fresh ivy vines.
The look and feel was spot-on for what they were trying to achieve, and the letters they mounted were lit at the reception.
I used both my rustic wood plating pieces, and clean, ceramic pedestals, to go with the look and feel they wanted for this table.
There was a little shimmer with the table cloths they placed.
Of course, I loved their menu, for their fall-wedding. They had a really nice assortment of standard-size cupcakes, to satisfy a generous single portion for their guests.
They included a custom-rendition of Apple Pie, (Caramel Apple Churro, with fresh apple pie filling at the center, topped with
vanilla cream cheese frosting and a drizzle of our handcrafted cinnamon glaze.) alongside Churro, Chocolate Chip Pumpkin and Cookies & Cream.
Believe it or not, this lovely couple chose Oreo Cookies & Cream as the flavor for their wedding cake! I just love it! It’s what they really wanted and why not?
I covered it in smooth vanilla buttercream frosting, with some petite pipping at the bottom.
I created the fresh floral arrangement for the top of the cake, on-site, with the extra flowers that I was given to use.
I really loved how it turned out and I’m so happy that they loved it too!
They also chose to enjoy mini Lumberjack cupcakes, with bacon. I think it’s super smart to offer minis of a “different” flavor, so that guests can have a taste.
Everyone who tries the flavor I made for my husband (years ago, before bacon was cool on cupcakes) loves it. It’s especially great as a groom’s cake flavor.
I love the main floral arrangement placed for the table. It was absolutely gorgeous!
As part of their custom labeling, we created a simple etiquette sign, asking guests to please enjoy dessert, after the cake cutting ceremony.
It’s nice and polite to have a reminder! I’ve been to many receptions where guests dig in, thinking it’s a buffet for them to enjoy right away. It’s better to be safe, then to have an accident or embarrassing moment, especially before the photographer has taken all of the photos.
I know, it can be hard to have the temptation of Churro, right in front of you! (After all of these years, this is the cake recipe that proves to be my best creation and biggest re-order.)
So there you have it! It was a fun and wonderful opportunity! I hope to bake for this couple again soon.