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Groom's Cake?

What are everyone's thoughts on a groom's cake? I have done just a little checking into it but when I'm spending so much on cake is a groom's cake really necessary?

Re: Groom's Cake?

  • Maggie0829Maggie0829 Ravens & Bohs & Crabs & O's member
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    Grooms cakes are not necessary.  They are an additional thing to have if you really want it and have the budget for it.

    Personally, if you have a cake with multiple flavors then a grooms cake is kind of pointless, IMO.

  • Not necessary at all. 

    In the last couple years, we've been to a lot of weddings and I've only seen a grooms cake at 2 of them.
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  • We did not have a groom's cake at our wedding but did opt for a more-groom themed (DH's favorite football team) cake at our rehearsal dinner.  It was sort of but not really a groom's cake - more like an excuse to have cake two nights in a row.
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  • JoanE2012JoanE2012 Exit 21 (Jersey!) member
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    Ehhh, I don't really see a reason for it at a wedding.  Totally fine for the rehearsal dinner.
  • beachyone15beachyone15 TEXAS (the home of my exes) member
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    It's tradition in my circle to have a groom's cake, but since FI doesn't like cake he wanted a "cookie bar". We'll still have our wedding cake as well.


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  • ElcaBElcaB member
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    Skip it. 

    In my experience, groom's cakes usually go unnoticed and most of it ends up being wasted. 
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  • chibiyuichibiyui The Boring Part of MD member
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    Totally not necessary. We did one cause we wanted to, but it's not a big deal, and no one would miss it.
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  • It is not mandatory. My FI wanted one and there was room for it in the budget, so we did one. It's up to you as a coupel.
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