Why are they tiered?As time passed the cakes got somewhat larger and more fashionable the idea of smashing them over the bride disappeared. Brides that have been purchasing the cakes and have noticed the possible size of them will be luxury wedding dresses for this.The approach of a stacked cake can also be followed back to Medieval times. In some places their was a custom of stacking as many wedding cakes as possible in the center of the bridal couple. The couple then had to aspire to kiss atop the pile of cakes. Much like many of these customs if they could get it done a life of substance was expected.