Elegant Red Rose and Black Satin Wedding Cake 5-Tier with 2 Side Cakes

This is a wedding cake I made in September of 2012. It's a 5-tiered cake with small 2-tiered side cakes. The side cakes are 6" & 8" rounds. The large cake is a 6", 8", 10", 12", and 14". It's all chocolate cake decorated in butter-cream frosting with fresh red roses and black silk ribbon. This cake serves about 300 people. This is a wedding cake I made in September of 2012. It’s a 5-tiered cake with small 2-tiered side cakes. The side cakes are 6″ & 8″ rounds. The large cake is a 6″, 8″, 10″, 12″, and 14″. It’s all chocolate cake decorated in butter-cream frosting with fresh red roses and black silk ribbon. This cake serves about 300 people.

A close-up of the roses and black satin ribbon borders. A close-up of the roses and black satin ribbon borders.

I love these colors together (red, white and black with a touch of dark green) such striking and formal elegance. I love these colors together (red, white and black with a touch of dark green) such striking and formal elegance.

A close-up view of the smaller side cakes. Small coordinating side cakes are a good way to get a larger more elaborate cake look without having a 7 tier wedding cake (If your going for "Southern style---BIG" or if you are feeding several 100 guests.) A close-up view of the smaller side cakes. Small coordinating side cakes are a good way to get a larger more elaborate cake look without having a 7 tier wedding cake (If your going for “Southern style—BIG” or if you are feeding several 100 guests.)

After the pearls were added to the table and the lights dimmed. After the pearls were added to the table and the lights dimmed.