Show-Stopping Cake Stands for Holiday Entertaining
Presenting pretty desserts is the highlight of every party! Whether you prefer to showcase a delicate torte, a flaky and tasty pie or curate a stunning array of mini sweet treats, the Julia Knight collection offers a wide range of cake stands, tiered servers and beautiful trays to display these specialties.
Selecting the perfect serving piece can often be overwhelming and therefore, overlooked. With everyone’s busy schedule, presentation often takes a back burner due to time and circumstances. If you take the time to go to your favorite bakery and bring home a carefully selected confection, you should definitely take a moment or two to select a special way to share this treat with your guests. And if you’ve created a lovely dessert from a new recipe or a traditional family recipe, it’s even more important to purposely choose a beautiful tray, cake stand or server to present and highlight the attributes of your labor of love.
Delightfully Unexpected Cake Stands
Cake stands of all styles are making a huge come back, even though we think they never left. Gorgeous detailed cakes and marvelously moist tortes will have heads turning at your dinner party, spectacular soiree or festive fete.
Bold and Bewitching
The Julia Knight Florentine Collection is absolutely elegant and luxurious. Gold or silver serpentine-like detail surround the metal edging that surrounds the edge of each piece. The base and the stand are comprised of intricate arches, representing the bridge arches of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, Italy. Add these stunning elements to the opulent mother of pearl infused enamel with the signature thumbprint in the Snow finish, and you have a spectacular piece.
The Florentine 14” Pedestal Server is breathtaking. Raised up off the ground with the beautifully rich base, this cake stand will perfectly compliment a rich German chocolate cake or showcase a sweet strawberry sponge with whipped cream. Add the complimentary Florentine Gold Cake Knife and the Florentine Gold Cake Server, and you’ll really have an exquisite feast for the eyes.
For sumptuous pies, add a little detail by presenting them in an unconventional way, on the Florentine 11” Marble Cheese Trays. These modern marble trays, are offered in a textural silver finish or a gold finish and will create a modern romantic viewpoint on every table. The snakelike edging provides an exceptional frame for your cream, fruit or custard pie, and adds that simple stepped up style that will make you the hostess with the mostess.
For marvelous mini pastries, bars or dipped dried fruits, utilize the remarkable Florentine Two-Tiered Server of the Florentine Three-Tiered Server. The circumference of each tier, as well as the height of each level, with provide you with an expansive amount of space to layer rich, flavorful pastries and desserts. From height to style, these bold tiered cake stands will provide you with an unsurpassed striking look and scream centerstage.
Pretty Pastry Tables
Scalloped edges, interior soft curves and stylish shapes from the Peony Collection by Julia Knight, will draw extra attention to your lovely dessert table. The Peony 10” Cake Stand and the Peony 14” Cake Stand can individually hold their own, or pair and stack them with each other to create a beautifully bold and graceful statement.
Create style and drama with a mix and match of different serving tiers, different heights and looks. For an inviting feel and warmth, start with a pretty tablecloth or colorful linen. Next, add stylish stature with the Peony 11.5” Two-Tiered Server and add in the Peony 16” Three-Tiered Server, piled high with decadent tartlets, panettone and confectioneries. For color and texture, blend in French dried dark chocolate fruits, such as apricots or orange peels. And throw in some edible flowers, like pansies and squash blossoms, to create a soft, appealing look.
Once height is complete, now is the perfect time to focus on the lower level of the pastry table and reach for the Peony 10” Cake Stand and the Peony 14” Cake Stand. Serve a richly decadent fondant or dark chocolate ganache on either of these cake stands, topped off with vibrant raspberries and melted white chocolate. If something lighter is your preference, consider a bright strawberry shortcake, with fresh strawberries or a light and airy white cake with macerated triple berries, soaked in velvety liqueur, both topped off with a hand created vanilla whipped cream.
Nothing is more timeless than the Classic 14" Cake Stand. With hand cut mother of pearl inset around the edge of the surface and base and a curvy shaped stand, this cake stand, stands above the rest. Traditional components embrace a modern sensibility to create this essential, breathtaking entertaining piece. Whether you're sharing a four-layer cake with friends or a presenting a fab fruit torte to family, the Classic 14" Cake Stand will sure to wow. Pay to attention to the details when you add the Classic Cake Knife and the Classic Cake Server. This three pieces are the perfect trifecta of entertaining!
Nothing is more chic than a rich and over-the-top decorated layered cake served on a modern stainless steel tray. Surprise guests with this eye-catching and wildly stunning combination when you choose the Cascade Stainless Steel Collection in the Metallic or Enamel finish. Whether your look leans towards a warm tone with the Rainbow Bronze finish or a cool look with the Graphite finish, the Metallic Collection is the way to go. For a softer, more colorful selection, consider the Cascade Stainless Steel Collection in the enamel finish, in five dazzling color options.
The Cascade 13” Round Tray in the Metallic finish or the Enamel finish is the perfect size to share your amazing layered cake or dazzling torte. Both finish styles offer a sophisticated hand beaded metal edging that will frame your dessert and let your sweet treat be the star of the show. The soft colors of the pastel enamel options, the vibrant Cobalt finish or the stunning metallic finishes are the ideal backdrop to emphasize the amazing desserts you’re sharing with your fabulous guests.
No matter what you’re presenting or what your event is, the Julia Knight Collection has an incredible array of serving pieces that will serve up excitement and style for your guests. From traditional to modern and everything in between, the Julia Knight Collection provides a gorgeous array of entertainment pieces that are exceptionally stunning. Our goal is to simplify your tasks as a host and also to ensure that you and your guests will be able to focus on what is truly important, spending quality time with each other.