36 Suggested Cakecutting Songs for a Wedding

The cakecutting ceremony is one of the most fun parts of a wedding reception. The bride and groom run through a series of poses for photos, slicing a piece of cake together, and then feeding one another. For the cakecutting ceremony, you should select a song that reflects your personal style. Often time, the selected track is themed around a “sweets” theme (i.e., “Sugar, Sugar”). If you envision teasing one another (perhaps dashing some icing on your spouse’s nose) then consider a fun and whimsical song! Other couples may opt for a sweet ballad, reflecting how deeply in love they are on their wedding day.

Following are our Top 36 Cakecutting Songs, with the musical genre shown in parentheses. These songs have been field-tested by our wedding couples, and contain appropriate lyrics and themes. Please comment with your own favorite cake cutting songs!

36 Suggested Cakecutting Songs

  1. Sugar, Sugar – The Archies (oldies)
  2. Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups (oldies)
  3. Theme from The Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Ennio Morricone (soundtrack)
  4. Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar (80s)
  5. I Want Candy – The Bow Wow Wow (80s)
  6. Pour Some Sugar on Me – Def Leppard (80s rock)
  7. Lips Like Sugar – Echo & the Bunnymen (80s/New Wave)
  8. Silly Love Songs – Paul McCartney (pop)
  9. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) – Marvin Gaye or James Taylor (R&B/soft rock)
  10. For Once in My Life – Stevie Wonder (R&B)
  11. I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) – The Four Tops (Motown)
  12. When I’m 64 – The Beatles (pop)
  13. Love is Strange – Mickey & Sylvia (oldies)
  14. Cut the Cake – Average White Band (disco)
  15. Wanna Grow Old with You – Adam Sandler (soundtrack)
  16. Super Mario Brothers Theme Song (soundtrack)
  17. Eat It – ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic (song parody)
  18. Candy Man – Christina Aguilera (pop)
  19. Marry You – Bruno Mars (pop)
  20. I Do – Colbie Caillat (pop)
  21. Truly, Madly, Deeply – Savage Garden (pop ballad)
  22. Sugar – Flo Rida (dance)
  23. Firecracker – Josh Turner (country)
  24. Say Hey, I Love You – Michael Franti (dance)
  25. My Favourite Book – Stars (alternative)
  26. No One’s Gonna Love You – Band of Horses (alternative)
  27. Rain or Shine – Matthew Perryman Jones (rock)
  28. Love and Marriage – Frank Sinatra (vocalist)
  29. It Had to Be You – Harry Connick, Jr. (big band/vocalist)
  30. Ice Cream – Sara McLachlan (vocalist)
  31. L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole (vocalist)
  32. Gymnopedies No. 1 – Erik Satie (classical/soundtrack)
  33. The Sweetest Love – Robin Thicke (R&B)
  34. By Your Side – Sade (R&B)
  35. Spin Spin Sugar (Armand Van Helden Remix) – Sneaker Pimps (electronic)
  36. Birthday Cake (Remix) (*) – Rihanna f/Chris Brown (R&B) (* Note – your DJ must skillfully edit this song to loop the chorus “Cake,Cake, Cake….” at many levels, the other lyrics are clearly inappropriate for a wedding!)

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