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🎂📸 Capturing Cake Smashes: The Benefits of Sponge Cakes!

As a professional baby photographer, I am often asked about the best type of cake for a memorable cake smash session. Today, I wanted to shed some light on why I personally recommend sponge cakes over fondant cakes for this adorable milestone moment. 🍰💕

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Sponge cakes are a fantastic choice for a cake smash for several reasons. First and foremost, their soft and fluffy texture is ideal for little hands to explore, squash, and dig into.

Moreover, sponge cakes tend to be more forgiving in terms of messiness. The soft texture breaks apart easily, helping to create those adorable messy moments and ensuring the focus remains on your baby's joyous expressions rather than the structural integrity of the cake. This allows for more candid and authentic shots, capturing the true essence of this milestone celebration. 📷😄

Lastly, sponge cakes are versatile and can be customized to match any theme or color scheme you have in mind. They can be beautifully decorated with buttercream frosting, sprinkles, or even a simple naked cake design, depending on your preference. This customization adds a touch of personalization to your baby's cake smash session, making it even more unique and special. 🎈✨

So, when it comes to capturing the magic of a cake smash, sponge cakes truly shine. From their soft texture to their delicious taste and mess-friendly nature, they create an ideal canvas for documenting those adorable baby moments. 🥰❤️

If you have any further questions or would like to schedule a cake smash session, feel free to get in touch.


Maternity, Newborn and Family Photographer


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