Happenings™ Top Wedding Cake Cutting Songs

The significance of the wedding cake cutting

The cake cutting event is not just to smash cake in your partner’s face (although this can be fun for some couples). The cake is shared with each other symbolizing the beginning of the couple’s future together as a married couple. 

How do you cut the wedding cake?

Some couples choose to cut the cake together and then feed each other with a fork. While others decide to pick a piece of the cake up and feed each other with their hands. The exciting part about using hands vs forks; Well, the couple gets to smash cake in each other's face. 

If you choose to go for the traditional cake cutting, usually someone from your wedding planning team is there to guide you along the way. If not, the cake cutting process is fairly simple.

Items that you need: 

  • A knife/cake cutter 
  • A cake plate 
  • 2 forks 
  • A few napkins

The wedding DJ will announce the cake cutting. 

The couple holds the knife together and cuts a triangle into the bottom tier of the wedding cake. 

The couple puts a slice of cake on the plate. 

Both partners will put a small bite onto the fork and feed each other, and then give each other a kiss, and the cake cutting was a success. 

What kind of music should you play during your cake cutting?

Really, you can have any kind of music for the cake cutting. It's your wedding, so you get to decide. If you're not sure what song you want to play, pick one from the list of our favorite songs below.

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The Best Wedding Cake Cutting Songs 

"Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies

Lyrics - Sugar, ah honey honey. You are my candy girl · Honey, ah sugar sugar. You are my candy girl. And you've got me wanting you.

"Better Together" by Jack Johnson

Lyrics -  Like why are we here? and where do we go? And how come we're so hard? ... We're Better together. 

"Love You Madly" by Cake

Lyrics - I don't want to wonder. If this is a blunder. I don't want to worry whether. We're gonna stay together 'Till we die.

“Cherry Pie” by Warrant

Lyrics - She's my cherry pie. Cool drink of water, such a sweet surprise. Tastes so good, make a grown man cry.

“Sweet Emotion” by Aerosmith

Lyrics - Sweet emotion. Sweet emotion. Talk about things that nobody cares. Wearing other things that nobody wears.

"Loving You Easy" by Zac Brown Band

Lyrics - Every morning when you come downstairs. Hair's a mess but I don't care. No make-up on, shining so bright. My old sweatshirt never fit so right.

"Love Never Felt So Good" by Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake

Lyrics - Dancin' Let me see you move, come on. Dancin' Let me see you move · Baby, love never felt so good. And I doubt if it ever could. 

“Ice Cream Man” by Van Halen

Lyrics - Dedicate one to the ladies... Now summertime's here babe, need somethin' to keep you cool.

"Sweet Thing" by Keith Urban

Lyrics - When I picked you up for our first date baby. Well, your pretty blue eyes, they were driving' me crazy. 

"Feel Again" by OneRepublic

Lyrics - It's been a long time coming since I've seen your face. I've been everywhere and back trying to replace. 

“Good Life” by OneRepublic

Lyrics -  Woke up in London yesterday. Found myself in the city near Piccadilly Don't really know how I got here.

"I'm a Believer" by The Monkees

Lyrics -  I thought love was only true in fairy tales. Meant for someone else but not for me. Love was out to get me. 

"Kiss Me" by Sixpence None The Richer

Lyrics - Kiss me out of the bearded barley. Nightly, beside the green, green grass. Swing, swing, swing the spinning step.

“Piece Of Cake” by Weezer

Lyrics - She cut me like a piece of cake. She cut me like a piece of cake. Hope can drive a man insane. 

“All My Life” by K-Ci & JoJo

Lyrics - I will never find another lover. Sweeter than you, Girl you are close to me your like my mother, And for you this song I sing, I prayed for someone like you.

"Love On Top" by Beyoncé

Lyrics - Bring the beat in! Honey, Honey I can see the stars all the way from here Can't you see the glow on the window pane?

“Sugar” by Maroon 5

Lyrics - I'm hurting, baby, I'm broken down. I need your loving, loving. I need it now. When I'm without you. I'm something weak. 

"24K Magic" by Bruno Mars

Lyrics -  I'm a dangerous man with some money in my pocket (Keep up) So many pretty girls around me and they waking up the rocket (Keep up) Why you mad?

"Happy Together" by The Turtles

Lyrics - Imagine me and you, I do. I think about you day and night. It's only right. To think about the girl you love. And hold her tight. So happy together.

“I Kissed A Girl” by Katy Perry

Lyrics - I kissed a girl and I liked it. The taste of her cherry chapstick. I kissed a girl just to try it. 

“Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not” by Thompson Square

Lyrics - We were sitting up there on your momma's roof. Talking 'bout everything under the moon. With the smell of honeysuckle and your perfume.

"This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)" by Natalie Cole

Lyrics - This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) · Ooh ooh. Ooh ooh · This will be. An everlasting love · I'm so glad. He found in time · Loving you.

“Hit Me With Your Best Shot” by Pat Benatar

Lyrics - Well you're the real tough cookie with a long history. Of breaking little hearts like the one in me. That's okay, let's see how you do it.

“Yummy” by Justin Bieber

Lyrics - Yeah, you got that yummy-yum. That yummy-yum, that yummy-yummy. Standin' up, keep me on the rise. 

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