Purposely Not Serving the Wedding Cake…

posted 3 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I have never heard of this and think it’s both bizarre and rude. 

Post # 4
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

How bizzare~! Was it a big cake? How did they manage to eat a whole cake by themselves? Not a fan of this trend… What a waste of cake! haha

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

Whaaaat….I have never heard of this. 

What’s the point? 

Maybe order an extra layer if you want to take some home but this seems really strange. 

What do you do with 100+ servings of cake other than freeze the whole thing?

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

How in the world can one couple eat an entire cake?  It makes me sick to my stomach just thinking about it.

Post # 8
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I thought the purpose of having a cake was to eat it! If they weren’t going to serve it to their guests, they could have saved some money by just frosting a box, with a small little cake on the top tier!

Post # 9
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

That is so silly! Why pay for all of that cake and not serve any to your guests. I’ve heard of saving the top tier, but the whole darn cake?!! That’s ridic!

 

Post # 10
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Rocky Mountains USA

WHAT.  If I’m going to your wedding, I am going to eat some delicious dessert.  Not cool!

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

@Treejewel19:  That’s just weird and selfish.  I LOVE sweets, but how could anyone eat that much cake without making themselves completely sick?

Post # 12
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Sugar bee

That’s pretty rude, especially if there’s no other dessert options for guests.  I have never heard of this trend before, although I’ll admit I’ve been out of the loop since canceling my subscription to Selfish Bride Monthly magazine.  Tongue Out

Post # 13
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

What the heck?  I’ve never heard of that.  Not to mention the thought of eating that much cake is just gross!

Post # 15
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Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I’m betting there was no cake – just frosting around cardboard, or not enough cake to serve everyone. Maybe she was trying to save face or something? Definately rude

Post # 16
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

That’s very weird. Why anyone would want to keep a cake to themselves that could feed 100+ people is beyond me.

I wonder what they told the guests who were waiting for a piece? I assume some people were standing around watching the cake cutting and then waiting for their piece.

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