Does it matter when we cut the cake at our wedding reception? Cutting the cake does provide an unspoken signal to guests: namely, that it's okay to leave without being thought of as rude. In days past, the cake was cut at the very end of the reception. Today, as a courtesy (especially to elderly guests), the cake is cut early on during the reception so that guests are free to leave when they are ready. The cake is typically cut after dinner is over and before the dancing gets in full swing.

Does it matter when we cut the cake at our wedding reception? Cutting the cake does provide an unspoken signal to guests: namely, that it's okay to leave without being thought of as rude. In days past, the cake was cut at the very end of the reception. Today, as a courtesy (especially to elderly guests), the cake is cut early on during the reception so that guests are free to leave when they are ready. The cake is typically cut after dinner is over and before the dancing gets in full swing.

A sweet white wedding cake topped with succulents. We just adore the couple's initials "carved" into the wooden heart. Freedom Bakery and Confections.

A sweet white wedding cake topped with succulents. We just adore the couple's initials "carved" into the wooden heart. Freedom Bakery and Confections.

Vintage wedding by Frosting Cake & Event Design. Ruffles and Romance with buttercream.

Vintage wedding by Frosting Cake & Event Design. Ruffles and Romance with buttercream.

There is something to be said for a white winter. A dusting of snow and hot apple cider in hand are a few December must haves in our book. But even if you’re planning a Winter wedding in a much warmer climate this shoot is a poster child for incorporating cozy details into your affair; especially […]

There is something to be said for a white winter. A dusting of snow and hot apple cider in hand are a few December must haves in our book. But even if you’re planning a Winter wedding in a much warmer climate this shoot is a poster child for incorporating cozy details into your affair; especially […]

Orange, purple and white cake by Buttercream Dreams  Weddings | Keswick Vineyards

Orange, purple and white cake by Buttercream Dreams Weddings | Keswick Vineyards

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