(Closed) is it rude to have only a gluten free wedding cake?

posted 5 years ago in Food
  • poll: Is it rude to have only a gluten free wedding cake (there will be other regular desserts)?
    You should have a regular cake too : (27 votes)
    8 %
    It is not rude- if you are having other desserts : (276 votes)
    79 %
    Other : (47 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    8526 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2013

    @SparkleBee11:  absolutely not.  perfectly ok to only have one cake.


    you can’t please everyone and you are serving other desserts as well.









    Post # 4
    2061 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    My sister is gluten free. I’ve had many many gluten free cakes before and think they are all pretty gross (except flourless chocolate cakes!).  She had a small wedding cake (1 tier) that her & her husband cut, and a sheet cake for the other guests.  It actually turned out a lot cheaper anyway!

    Post # 5
    248 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    Girlfriend is fiiiiiiiine! Especially if you are serving other non-GF at the reception. If I were a guest and you didn’t tell me, I probably wouldn’t even know. Cake is cake!!

    Post # 6
    4439 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

    @CityBearBride:  +1, I like this idea.

    Post # 7
    2183 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2011 - Florida Aquarium

    Nope! It’s absolutely okay! I had a vegan wedding cake and other other vegan desserts, and everyone thought they were all delicious. 

    Post # 8
    5663 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    @SparkleBee11:  It’s your wedding. You don’t need to have a separate choice, just so that everyone can eat flour. Gluten free can be very good!


    You COULD have treats (home made cookies, brownies, etc) instead of a second cake or something if you really cared wether people got not gluten free deserts.

    Post # 9
    2490 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: July 2018

    Could you make one tier Girlfriend and the rest regular?

    Post # 10
    3078 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I don’t think you need an extra cake.  I love Girlfriend desserts!!!

    Post # 11
    726 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: April 2013

    I had a small gluten free cake at my wedding, as well as a big ‘normal’ cake. I only did it that way though, because the ‘normal’ cake was cheaper than the gluten free cake … otherwise I would have just done everything gluten free.

    Also, I agree that Girlfriend cake tastes pretty much the same as ‘normal’ cake. Just don’t tell anybody … I doubt that most of your guests will be able to tell the difference. 

    Post # 12
    2132 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    Totally fine! Gluten free isn’t going to hurt anyone, and many Girlfriend cakes don’t taste any/much different! ESPECIALLY since you have other desserts, you’re good! I wouldn’t mind at all.

    Post # 13
    46225 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Everyone can eat Gluten Free cake.

    You cannot eat cake with Gluten.

    Enough said.

    Post # 14
    685 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    There’s a lady who made Girlfriend brownies at a bridal show and they were probably the best brownies I’ve had ever (and I’ve eaten a lot of brownies in my lifetime as they’re my favorite dessert so I’d like to think of myself as some kind of brownie expert).

    But just like any other cake, make sure it tastes good!

    Post # 16
    7422 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    It’s fine. Dont even mention it to anyone so that people dont’ have any preconcieved notions going in. 

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