Cut the Cake

Photo by Daniel Bostwick Photography

Photo by Daniel Bostwick Photography

Cutting the cake is probably one of the most photographed (and most posed) of all of your wedding photos. You have to stand at the perfect angle and hold the cake knife just so. And for this reason, it can feel very forced and awkward.

Here are a few tips to help make this as smooth and comfortable for you as possible:

1. Give the banquet captain, photographer, and DJ/Band a heads up about 10-15 minutes before you are going to cut the cake. This will ensure they are prepared for their roles in this event.

2. Cut a small piece from the bottom tier so you don't have any mishaps that may ruin the rest of the cake.

3. Let the groom (or whichever of you has the larger hand) hold the knife while the bride's hand (or the one with the smaller hand) rests on top of his to guide the cutting. It looks more graceful in the photos.

4. Use a small plate to hold the cake while you feed a piece to one another.  

(Feel free to kiss away any frosting that may be lingering on his/her lips)

Posted on August 18, 2015 and filed under Wedding Planning, Cake.