Some very close friends of ours just threw a good-bye party. They are moving far away. . . : ( As sad as it was to see them go, there was a special celebration in the air that needed some honoring. So I baked them this going away wedding cake. I didn't realize that the girl's dad had not yet received this information. . .Ooops! But she did say she was trying to find a way to tell him, and this broke the ice.
Knowing that they are not the biggest fans of overly sweet, white wedding cake, I decided a brown apple cake was the way to go. Of coarse if you don't have a white wedding cake it would be silly to have little plastic people in tux and gown floating on the top . . . hence the rustic folk with paint on their trousers.