Wedding Cake

Chinese Wedding cake

The Wedding Gifts Set consists of Dragon and Phoenix Wedding Pastries, Chinese Bridal Cakes, Gift Money (Bride Price) and other gifts. All must be in even number or in pairs, giving an auspicious meaning. Bridal Cakes are an integral part of the Wedding Gift Presentation, and distributing Bridal Cakes is a long-held tradition.Chinese wedding cakes are called “Happiness Cakes”, also known as “Dragon & Phoenix Cakes”. There are baked cakes with dragon and phoenix imprints on the surface. Some styles have fillings made of lotus seed paste, red bean paste or green bean paste.

 However, nowadays, most couples choose to send Chinese Bridal Cakes Gift Certificates with the Invitation Cards to their relatives and friends.The quantity of cakes to be sent depends on seniority of the guests or their relationship with the family. Nowadays, the wedding cakes are usually served to the guests at the wedding, instead of the western style wedding cakes.

Amongst all the Chinese Bridal Cakes required for the wedding, the Dragon and Phoenix Wedding Pastries bear special meanings and functions during the ceremony. Two sets of  Dragon and Phoenix Wedding Pastries are required, one for the bride and one for the groom, they are to be used during the Hair Dressing Ritual and pay tribute to ancestors, blessing the couple in love and live harmoniously forever.

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