(Closed) Who gets ‘real’ cake and who gets sheet cake?

posted 8 years ago in Food
Post # 3
2006 posts
Buzzing bee

At my sister’s wedding no one got the “real” cake! They cut it, took a bite, and just brought rest home to munch on the next day. She served Costco sheet cake to everyone 🙂

Post # 5
1213 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

I don’t think it really matters who gets what cake, as long as 1 person at a table doesn’t have double chocolate mudcake with coffee buttercream while everyone else at the table has sheet cake, just because it would be really obvious, gotta keep the illusion, haha. So I’d say real cake to the sweethearts table and the table/s that your parents and/or bridal party are sitting at, then sheet cake for the rest. 🙂

Also I think your baker probably meant the table with the most family on it as the parents table. Although with the amount of step parents we have we could probably have a full table of parents!

Post # 6
14186 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Our “parents” table was basically our parents and our grandparents. Immediate family basically.

We did a small cake that fed about 30-35 and then sheet cake for 150, but we only had 125 people at our wedding. We fed EVERYBODY the sheet cake and served the small cake at the wedding party+family brunch we had the next day. It wasn’t a fancy brunch–just “hey we’re opening gifts, if you want to come by and eat, come!” and had oj, leftover cake, and bagels. Oh, and coffee =]

Keep in mind a LOT of people don’t eat cake at a wedding. We had way more than 25 pieces of cake leftover from the sheet cake. I guess some people just didn’t want to mix their liquor and cake and dancing?

Post # 7
1426 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

The way I’ve always seen it, the cake all gets cut up and put on little plates back on the cake table.  Then people go and choose whatever piece they want.  But that’s usually because there’s been some dancing first and no one is sitting in their seats waiting to be served… So if you did that, people could just choose their flavor rather than being served something based on where they are sitting.

Post # 8
990 posts
Busy bee

I agree with greenleafmountain, let them choose or just mix it up and let people trade

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