Groom's cake


Groom's cake

A groom's cake is a wedding tradition typically associated with the American South. While a wedding cake may often be decorated in white and light in texture and/or color, the groom's cake can take a variety of forms, many incorporating chocolate or fruit. [ [http://www.weddingchannel.com/cakes/buildArticle.action?assetUID=88533 Q: What Is A Groom's Cake? Do You Need One? ] ] Cheesecake sometimes serves as a groom's cake. The decoration of the cake may reflect the favorite hobby or interest of a groom, or be used for humorous effect, as depicted in the film adaptation of "Steel Magnolias", in which a red velvet cake was fashioned in the shape of an armadillo. The groom's cake is often served at a separate table from the wedding cake at a wedding reception, though it may be served as a dessert for a rehearsal dinner.

Somewhat mirroring legend associated with wedding cakes, a young lady who sleeps with a slice of groom's cake under her pillow will supposedly dream of the man she will marry. [ [http://www.ruthiescakes.net/Wedding%20History.htm Wedding History ] ]

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