17 Epic Groom's Cake Ideas

Go for something totally out of the box.
by Anja Winikka

When it comes to the groom's cake, there are no rules. Traditionally speaking, the groom's cake is meant to be a very decadent, luxe flavor that supplements the wedding cake. Use it as an opportunity to splurge on a smaller version of your favorite flavor cake, or ask your baker to craft a design that's totally unique. Here are some of our favorite ideas to inspire you:

  1. 'Harry Potter' Groom's Cake

    Harry Potter groom's cake idea
    photo by Amanda Summerlin Photography
  2. Yeti Cooler Groom's Cake

    Yeti cooler groom's cake idea
    photo by Mark Eric Weddings
  3. 'Saved by the Bell' Groom's Cake

    'Saved by the Bell' themed groom's cake idea
    photo by Amanda Pomilla Photography
  4. College Football Helmet Groom's Cake

    Tennessee Volunteers football helmet groom's cake
    photo by Ivory Door Studio
  5. Chick-fil-A Groom's Cake

    Chick-fil-A groom's cake idea
    photo by Eliza Morril Photography
  6. Mathematic Groom's Cake

    Simple single-tier groom's cake with a calculator and pencils
  7. Florida Gators Groom's Cake

    Florida Gators groom's cake idea
    photo by Set Free Photography
  8. Rustic Groom's Cake

    Hunting themed groom's cake idea
    photo by Brittany Conner Photography
  9. Record Player Groom's Cake

    Record player groom's cake idea
  10. Reese's Groom's Cake

    Delicious Reese's groom's cake idea
    photo by Marvelous Things Photography
  11. Captain America Groom's Cake

    Captain America groom's cake
    photo by Riverland Studios
  12. UFC Groom's Cake

    Creative UFC groom's cake idea
    photo by Amanda Hartfield Photography
  13. Outdoor Sports Groom's Cake

    Outdoor sports groom's cake idea
    photo by Sarah Mattix Photography
  14. Button-Down Groom's Cake

    A creaive button-down groom's cake idea
    photo by Tracy Burch Photography
  15. Texas Longhorns Groom's Cake

    Texas Longhorns groom's cake idea
  16. Texas A&M Ring Groom's Cake

    Texas A&M Aggie ring idea for a cool groom's cake
    photo by Two Pair Photography
  17. World Traveler Groom's Cake

    World traveler groom's cake idea
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