11 Ways Real Couples Cut The Cake

by Bridget Clegg
Photo: Meg Perotti // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Meg Perotti

You've found a cake baker and nailed down a design, but you probably haven't thought too much about the first bite. After you cut the cake, the first taste can be delivered one of two ways: in a delicate forkful or a full-on cake-smashing fight. See how these 11 couples cut their wedding cakes, from the first slice of fondant to the frosting-filled kiss!

Photo: Nyla Gray Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Nyla Gray Photography

Photo: Nyla Gray Photography

From the album: A Whimsical Jewish Wedding In Brooklyn, NY

Photo: Hot Metal Studio // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Hot Metal Studio

Photo: Hot Metal Studio

From the album: A Vintage Chic Wedding in Pittsburgh, PA

Photo: Alison Conklin Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Alison Conklin Photography

Photo: Alison Conklin Photography

Photo: Alison Conklin Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Alison Conklin Photography

Photo: Alison Conklin Photography

From the album: A Fun Casual Wedding In Elverson, PA

Photo: Tasha Owen // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Tasha Owen

Photo: Tasha Owen

Photo: Courtney Ellis Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Courtney Ellis Photography

Photo: Courtney Ellis Photography

Photo: Tasha Owen // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Tasha Owen

Photo: Tasha Owen

Photo: Adam Padgett Weddings // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Adam Padgett Weddings

Photo: Adam Padgett Weddings

Photo: Meg Perotti // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Meg Perotti

Photo: Meg Perotti

From the album: A Romantic Winery Wedding In Woodside, CA

Photo: Loft Photographie // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Loft Photographie

Photo: Loft Photographie

From the album: An Outdoor Morning Wedding In Canyon Lake, TX

Photo: Nadia D. Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Nadia D. Photography

Photo: Nadia D. Photography

From the album: An Elegant Traditional Wedding In Atlanta, GA

Photo: Chellise MIchael Photography // Featured: The Knot Blog
Photo: Chellise MIchael Photography

Photo: Chellise MIchael Photography

From the album: A Vintage Wedding In Brooklyn, NY

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