A Groom's cake is mostly a southern tradition but it has clearly make it's way north. The tradition was to cut a piece of the cake and put it in a small box, and then give them to the unmarried women that attended the wedding. The cake was never eaten, but put under the pillow of the single woman giving them the hope that they would find a husband.
At the present time, the groom’s cake is no longer given to the single women to take with her and be put under her pillow in hopes to find a husband. Instead it has become a part of the wedding: either during the reception or the rehearsal dinner. In the southern part of the United States, the groom's cake is used for the bride to incorporate the groom into the wedding more instead of his feeling more of an ornament within the ceremony.
So if your future husband is a sports fan and are looking at a ways to add this favorite team to your wedding think Groom's Cake. I know you might be thinking..... here is another added expense that is NOT needed. Not always the case! If you have 150 guest attending your wedding have your Wedding Cake serve 90 people and your Groom's Cake serve 90 people. The extra piece can be your midnight snake and you and your husband reflect upon your day.
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