cakes, weddings

Minimal Summer Cake

Citrus Naked Cake

It felt so refreshing to make this minimal naked cake, especially for a July wedding. For this cake, I kept it partially naked, exposing the slightest bit of cake underneath the vanilla buttercream. Kumquats and apricot slices were added, along with that miniature yellow plum I included on top (it’s coloring was too perfect to not include!). The minimalist approach to the decor really let the cake shine, which I absolutely loved. Thought I’d share some photos, in case anyone was searching for some wedding cake inspiration.

Minimal Naked Cake Summer Naked Cake


  1. sue pike

    August 30, 2015 at 5:36 am

    Hi I love this cake. Did you just put icing sugar on top or is it a very think layer of buttercream?

    1. alanajonesmann

      August 31, 2015 at 10:28 am

      It’s just one layer of buttercream 🙂

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