EXCLUSIVE: Bridget Moynahan and Andrew Frankel Agreed on Everything About Their Wedding — Except the Cake (PHOTO)

10/23/2015 at 11:26 AM ET

Bridget Moynahan wedding
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The phrase “let them eat cake” makes it all sound so easy.

When Bridget Moynahan and then-fiance Andrew Frankel went into planning their surprise wedding ceremony and reception at Wölffer Estate Vineyards in Sagaponack, New York on Oct. 17, they were on one accord — except when it came to dessert.

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“They were both involved in all of the details,” planners Ann David and Nicky Reinhard of David Reinhard Events tell PEOPLE in this week’s issue, on stands Friday. “They agreed on everything except the flavor of the cake.”

And they didn’t just disagree — they were diametrically opposed. “Bridget loves vanilla,” explains the planners. “Andrew loves chocolate.”

Bridget Moynahan wedding
Courtesy John Dolan

Luckily, they came to a compromise both could enjoy. Beneath the swirling white frosting of their chic, understated two-tier confection, were layers they could both get behind. Says the planners, “They made each tier a different flavor to make everyone happy.”

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For more on Bridget Moynahan’s wedding and to see exclusive pictures, pick up this week’s issue of PEOPLE, on stands now.

Janine Rubenstein

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Umbria on

Don’t know why but I am genuinely happy to see this nice woman find happiness. She’s pretty much one of the few celebs that I care about enough to hope that they find long lasting love in Hollyweird.

jeannie on

Nothing unusual about compromising on different layers of a cake.

Anonymous on

@ Jeannie..that’s exactly what I thought. Different flavor layers in a wedding cake is pretty standard where I live, even when there’s no disagreement. Most couples want to offer something more interesting than a one flavor cake.

kitty62862 on

If that’s the only thing they disagreed on, they’re in a good place! Best wishes!

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