The practice of a groom’s cake dates back to the Victorian era in England, when in addition to the main wedding cake, there was also a smaller groom’s cake. Both cakes were cut simultaneously and served to the bridesmaids and groomsmen. Especially in the south, the custom of a groom’s cake has endured in the United States and brides often view it as a chance for the groom to get some recognition when the day is primarily focused around her.
If shades of pinks and reds make you sick, we’ve got news: you don’t need to incorporate the classic colors to have a traditional looking wedding. Regardless of theme, there are ways to blend even the darkest of colors into your big day. Don’t let your dark side bring you down and begin to feel overwhelmed if frills and pink lace don’t seem to excite you the same way as fellow brides.