Are you having a groom's cake?

Cakes, Grooms

Photos: Christian Oth; Jose Villa

This week in our forums, brides are discussing the tradition of having a groom's cake.

"In the past, the bride's cake was white, light and fluffy. The groom's cake was more like a fruitcake, solid and substantial," explains AuntoftheBride

Traditionally groom's cakes were chocolate or red velvet to offer an alternative to the white wedding cake (right, by Montecito Confections). Nowadays wedding cakes come in a wide variety of flavors, and groom's cakes are often sculpted cakes that represent the groom's hobbies or interests (left, by Confetti Cakes).

AGD1017 explains why she's considering a groom's cake: "My reasoning behind wanting to do the groom's cake for Eric is that so much of this wedding has been centered around me... I wanted to give him something back that would be all about him and his personality."

Are you having a groom's cake? Why or why not? Click here to continue the discussion in our forums or view all forum categories here.

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