Posts Tagged ‘Groom’s Cake’

8 Amazing Baseball-Themed Groom’s Cakes

Monday, August 17th, 2015

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Got baseball fever? Who could blame you this time of year? A baseball-themed groom’s cake can be a perfect way to incorporate the groom’s (and bride’s) love of the game or favorite team into the wedding day. Check out our top picks here for inspiration for your own wedding.

Any NY Yankees fan would love this classy groom's cake.

1. The clean lines on this sharp baseball jersey groom’s cake strike the right chord for a wedding.

This baseball glove groom's cake showcases amazingly realistic detail.

2. The detail on this baseball glove groom’s cake is amazing.

This three-tiered Boston Red Sox groom's cake is as sophisticated as they come.

3. This three-tiered baseball groom’s cake is a sophisticated show stopper.

This sophisticated asymmetrical baseball groom's cake is a subtle way to tie baseball into your wedding.

4. This asymmetrical baseball groom’s cake celebrates the couple’s favorite pastime in a unique and subtle way.

This Chicago Cubs groom's cake highlights the groom's favorite team and how long the couple's been dating.

5. This impressive baseball groom’s cake is perfect for commemorating the newlyweds’ favorite team and how long they’ve been together.

This intricate Target field groom's cake is perfect for any Minnesota Twins fan.

6. The intricate details on this baseball stadium groom’s cake make it really stand out.

This fun baseball groom's cake is a great pick for baseball-loving couples.

7. A perfect choice for any baseball-loving couple, this cake showcases the bride and groom playing baseball together.

These colorful Boston Red Sox cake pops make a great groom's cake alternative.

8. Prefer the less traditional route? These colorful baseball-themed cake pops make a great portable groom’s cake option to show off his favorite team.

Which of these ideas would make the perfect groom’s cake for your wedding day? Tell us in the comment section below.

8 Creative Football-Themed Groom’s Cakes

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

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With the Superbowl coming up this weekend, all we can think about is football and food! If you’re thinking about incorporating your love of football in your wedding, the groom’s cake is a perfect solution. Check out these amazing football-themed groom’s cakes for inspiration before creating your own tasty masterpiece.

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1. For the love of the game: If he’s a fan of all types of football, whether it’s pro, college or playing the game himself, he’ll love this incredibly realistic football cake.

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2. Candy-coated perfection: A football groom’s cake on a bed of his favorite candy…what could be better?

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3. Hometown pride: Can’t decide between two sports? Choose both! This groom’s cake shows off the groom’s love of both of his favorite pro football and baseball teams.

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4. Alma mater love: This groom’s cake highlights the groom’s loyalty to his college football team.

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5. Classy confection: This sleekly designed football logo groom’s cake looks right at home next to the traditional wedding cake.

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6. Multi-player standout: This groom’s cake is great for grooms who have both a favorite college and pro team or want to incorporate the bride’s favorite team as well.

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7. A super fan’s dream: If his motto is “go big or go home,” this is his groom’s cake. The amazing detail on this massive football stadium replica cake is perfect for any die-hard football fan.

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8. Groom’s cake alternative: Perfect for guys who prefer something a little outside the (cake) box, this football cake-pop display is a great choice.

Guys, which of these groom’s cakes is perfect for your wedding? Tell us in the comment section below.

 

Expert Forum: Groom’s Cake Alternatives

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

Selecting the groom’s cake can be one of the most enjoyable parts of putting together the rehearsal dinner or reception menu: unless the bride or groom doesn’t like cake. When a reader asked us for advice in handling this scenario, we decided to put the question to a panel of experts that happen to know a thing or two about desserts.

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Q – We love the idea of a groom’s cake. The only problem is that the groom doesn’t actually like cake. Any tips on dessert alternatives for the rehearsal dinner?

EARL ANDERSON (Certified Cake Pimp, Fantasy Frostings)

I’m not sure why anyone would marry a man that didn’t like cake, but stipulating that someone would, there are other sweet options. Traditionally, the grooms cake is served at the rehearsal dinner. Usually, it’s designed around a hobby or interest of the groom’s. We have done a wild boar for a hunter, a Transformer for a fan, Superheroes galore and even a golf cart for a groom that was given a DUI driving his cart on the street after a very liquid round on the course. Groom cakes are all about a sense of humor. My first suggestion for an alternative would be a dessert bar themed to the tastes and interests of the groom. Colors, designs and tastes can be incorporated into many different desserts. Fresh fruits dipped in white, milk and dark chocolates. Cookies, fudge, pies and candies can be put together into a beautiful display.

LAUREN GROVE (Founder, Every Last Detail)

I always tell couples that their wedding should 100% reflect them, so why should the “groom’s cake” be anything less than that? Think of what kinds of desserts you LOVE, and have that as your “groom’s dessert”! I’ve seen “cakes” made of donuts, giant cookie cakes, and of course cupcakes. Pie is always an excellent option (pie pops are a new favorite) or you could even do mini-desserts, like creme brûlée or bananas foster. The options are endless!

GRETCHEN VILES (Editor & Social Media, WindWishes)

Don’t like cake?  No problem!  Here are some alternatives to satisfy that sweet tooth after a delicious rehearsal dinner:

- Donut tower: Stack up the grooms favorite donuts on a cake plate and next to that, platters of donuts for your guests taking.

- Cookies:  Serve the groom’s choice cookies alongside a shot glass of cold milk.

- Ice cream sundae bar:  This one sounds a bit more involved…but, really it’s just about setting up the basics and any personal fave toppings, of course; vanilla icecream, chocolate fudge, nuts, sprinkles, whipped cream and a bowl of cherries!

- Chocolate fountain:  Who can resist a waterfall flow of chocolate?  Add dippers like: bananas, strawberries, rice crispy treats, wafer cookies…and you are all set!

Now, don’t forget to personalize your presentation identifying it as the “Groom’s Dessert.”  I say add in some pictures of the groom as a kiddo with maybe icecream all over his face…or chocolate in his teeth!  This is a sure way of adding lots of personality to it and making it all your own!

BRIAN LEAHY (Founder, The Groom Says)

You’re in luck, cake hater. Rehearsal dinners and desserts are the two wedding elements where breaking the rules is not only okay — it’s encouraged. First look to new dessert alternatives like COOLHAUS for inspiration (they engineered some kickass ice cream sammies for our wedding … cause wedding cake is so 1990). And there’s nothing wrong with incorporating the groom’s favorite desserts, no matter how lowbrow they may be. If a classic Wendy’s Chocolate Frosty (with french fries to dip) is your Achilles’ heel, then go for it. Finally, if you’re having a destination wedding, an assortment of goodies from local bakeries might be a good way to tie in the locale. Whatever you do, don’t make the safe choice. Bold and unique will always leave a lasting impression.

What are you serving for dessert at the rehearsal dinner or reception? Will there be a cake alternative? Share your story in the comment section below.

Groom’s Cake Inspiration For BBQ Lovers

Friday, January 28th, 2011

If it weren’t for the Coors Light, this might warrant consideration for coolest groom’s cake I’ve ever seen.

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A groom’s cake for the BBQ and Coors Light lover.

What are your thoughts on this groom’s cake? What beer (if any) would you replace the Coors Light with? Tell us in the comments below.

The Top 10 Soccer Wedding Cakes

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

With the World Cup in full swing, we thought it’d be appropriate to showcase some of our favorite soccer-themed wedding and groom’s cakes. Just be sure to keep Luis Suarez away from your dessert table. He’s been known to take unwelcome bites out of anything (and anyone) that gets in his way.

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What team would your soccer-inspired wedding cake feature? Let us know in the comment section below.

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