Did/will you have a cake displayed?

posted 3 years ago in Food
Post # 3
11772 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I was at a wedding where they did that!

I didn’t even notice until DH was like “Where were they hiding the cake for 250 people? I only saw the one they cut…”

And cake service was WAY faster… Which I appreciated!

Post # 4
2065 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

We are just cutting in a 6 inch cake. They are usually under 50 bucks decorated anyway you want.  I wasn’t going to do a cake cutting but went this way after my fiancés grandma offered us the beautiful wedding knife she used to cut her wedding cake.  

Post # 5
5935 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

If you don’t care about having a the traditional, super decorated, tiered cake…I think it’s a great option. It’s also a lot cheaper.

I did want the big traditional cake and did have it on display. Either way is totally fine.

Post # 6
10748 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

We are just cutting a 6″ cake on top of our cupcake stand. So no cake plating is even required, people can just come up and grab them! 

Post # 7
8387 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@MoonlitMagnolia:  We had a displayed cake, but we only had 50 guests and our cake was part of our catering package. 

Post # 8
1002 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

We are not cutting a cake or having one on display, it’s something that wasn’t important to us.  Funny thing is, our cake that comes with our package is from the Cake Boss.  We are steering away form a lot of traditions though (no bouquet or garter toss).

Post # 9
1041 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I had a friend who had a cake displayed, but didn’t do the whole public cake cutting, just had the caterers bring out pieces later in the evening. No one seemed to notice that they didn’t do the whole cake cutting thing. I say do what you want, it’s your wedding! I like the idea of displaying a cake myself. Mine came with the venue package.

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