Ribbon Box Events Blog

March 14, 2011

Word of the Week: Groom’s Cake

Groom Noun

Officially:

  1. husband-to-be at a wedding
  2. short for bridegroom

Cake Noun

Officially:

  1. a sweet, baked, breadlike food made with or without shortening, and usually containing flour, sugar, baking powder or soda, eggs, and liquid flavoring

Groom’s Cake

Literally:

cake belonging to the groom

Wedding-wise:

The history behind the grooms cake goes back to Victorian England- where a second cake (the groom’s cake) was served to the groomsmen and bridesmaids. Eventually making it’s way to the states, the groom’s cake was a big hit in the South, and continues to be today- and has now become mainstream in the sense that couples all over the U.S. are considering groom’s cake. A groom’s cake is a fun way to pay homage to the groom on wedding day, when so much attention seems focused on the bride. I love when it’s a surprise!

It’s also a fun, lighter note- where sometimes the most personal is not the cake that ties into the perfect wedding color palette and design schematic, but one that reflects the groom’s hobbies…

Pink Cake Box

Pink Cake Box

…favorite sports team…

The Couture Cakery

 

The Couture Cakery

 

or even profession….

 

Pink Cake Box

 

Any groom is sure to love these fabulous (and delicious cakes!)

I love the Pink Cake Box and Couture Cakery creations pictured above!

Tiffany

 

 

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