The pair — who tied the knot on Saturday in entrance of 220 friends on the Park Chateau Property & Gardens in East Brunswick, New Jersey — enlisted the assistance of Leighann Watson, cake designer at Palermo Bakery, to design the luxe dessert.
The towering white confection was seven tiers, soared 45 inches excessive, and had a chandelier suspended within the center. Actual flowers lined the underside, whereas the very best tier was additionally topped with white roses.
“It was virtually all pretend. The one factor that was actual was the fourth tier from the highest, which was proper beneath the chandelier tier,” Watson reveals to PEOPLE.
It isn’t unusual for wedding ceremony cake designers to have just one tier be actual cake, and the remainder be dummy truffles, particularly when the cake goes to be outdoors for an prolonged time period. Watson says that and a number of other different components performed into the choice.
The true cake was product of vanilla layers with cannoli cream, which Watson says is “Luis’s favourite.” The remaining tiers consisted of styrofoam elaborately embellished and coated in fondant.
Watson says she’s been working with The Actual Housewives of New Jersey star for the final 5 years, so Giudice, 50, despatched her a couple of photos as a information, however gave her artistic liberty. “I do all of her children’ truffles. I did her father’s final birthday cake,” says Watson.
The huge cake was all in regards to the particulars — from working lights shining beneath the mini chandelier to rigorously lined rhinestones and the Bravo couple’s initials “made out of gold.”
The cake matched the general decor of the affair, which featured gold accents, white linens and luxurious floral preparations, together with two outsized hearts product of white flowers and tall, cascading centerpieces.
Giudice’s 4 daughters — Gia, 21; Gabriella, 17; Milania, 16, and Audriana, 12, whom she shares along with her ex-husband Joe — have been all by their mother’s aspect for her massive day, as have been Ruelas’ two sons, David and Nicholas, from his earlier relationship.
For meals, a multi-course menu included giant cowboy steaks. Shake Shack, a pizza truck and a sweet truck supplied tasty treats for late-night snackers.
Giudice started relationship Ruelas, 47, in 2020 after Ruelas requested for Giudice’s telephone quantity once they met organically off digicam.
Giudice’s make-up artist Priscilla DiStasio referred to as their wedding ceremony “such a fairytale.”
“It was lovely, it was actually one thing that I’ve virtually by no means skilled,” DiStasio instructed PEOPLE. “Theresa loves love as everyone knows. She’s bought all of it, she’s prepared!”