“Desserts are an iconic second in a marriage,” Mr. Luscia added. The couple’s “represented how we noticed our lives and the way we noticed ourselves: equals, standing facet by facet as we bought married,” he stated.
Ms. Weinstock attended the pair’s marriage ceremony as a visitor, and later within the night, earlier than the chopping of the cake, she gave a speech. “She was standing behind her truffles, carrying an extended, dressy shirt” that was silver and black, Mr. Luscia stated. “She seemed like a shining star. That’s who she was.”
Michele Brown, 52, and Steven Louis Sweetwood, 58
Their Marriage ceremony June 23, 1990, on the Pierre Resort in New York. (The couple later divorced in 2018.)
“Our marriage ceremony cake was extravagant, gorgeous and stylish. It was six or eight tiers with a whole bunch of blush and pale pink edible flowers — peonies, roses and orchids — that matched the colour of my bridesmaids’ attire,” stated Ms. Brown, who raises funds for charitable organizations. “The within was chocolate with vanilla icing. The skin was all white.”
Ms. Brown added, “The cake was so tall that when it was wheeled out, it began to fall, however they caught it.”
The cake’s brush with gravity got here after a fair larger scare: Weeks earlier than the marriage, Mr. Sweetwood had a uncommon carcinoid tumor in his lung eliminated, and the couple didn’t know in the event that they must postpone.
When the time got here to chop the cake, Ms. Brown stated, “Tears had been operating down our faces. The cake signified that scary, dangerous occasions had been previous us and the beginning of every thing candy and exquisite was forward.”