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70 Sweet Wedding Cake Cutting Songs

Last Updated: 17th July 2023

Cutting the cake with your new husband or wife is a truly celebratory part of your special day, with cheering, clapping and smiles – and it deserves an amazing song to reflect this! That’s why we’ve put together a list of 70 wedding cake cutting songs to help you choose.

If you’re going to cut the cake then let everyone get on with partying, one song might be enough. If you’re going full-on traditional and cutting a slice to feed to each other (or cover each other’s faces!) and then sharing the rest with your guests, you’ll probably need more than one song.

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Traditionally, couples cut their wedding cake after their wedding breakfast, just before their first dance. For this reason, you might want to choose an upbeat song that will help get your guests in the mood for the epic party that will undoubtedly ensue afterwards. Alternatively you might want your guests to have tears in their eyes at the sight of you and your partner sharing this sweet moment together and would prefer a romantic number. It’s totally up to you!

Songs that have references to sweetness and sugar can be fun to use so we’ve included lots of these in the list to help you make this part of the day as saccharin sweet as you want.


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Modern Cake-Cutting Songs

Fancy something up to date for your cake-cutting ceremony? You’ll love these modern song choices!

Cake By The Ocean – DNCE

Sugar – Maroon 5

Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles

Sweet Creature – Harry Styles

Sweet Nothing – Calvin Harris and Florence and the Machine

Cake – Flo Rida & 99 Percent

Candyman – Christina Aguilera

On Top of the World – Imagine Dragons

Love On Top – Beyoncé

Best Song Ever – One Direction

Yummy – Justin Bieber

Something Just Like This – The Chainsmokers and Coldplay

A Sky Full of Stars – Coldplay

Best Day of My Life – American Authors

Feel So Close – Calvin Harris

Lover – Taylor Swift

Ho Hey – The Lumineers

Happy – Pharrell Williams


Golden Oldies

As with many song choices for your big day, choosing a timeless love song means you can’t go wrong. These beautiful love songs are as popular today as they were the day they were written – they’ll never go out of style!

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye

I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) – Four Tops

Sugar Sugar – The Archies

Lollipop – The Chordettes

Tutti Frutti – Little Richard

A Spoonful Of Sugar – Julie Andrews

Love And Marriage – Frank Sinatra

Can’t Help Falling In Love – Elvis Presley

Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours – Stevie Wonder

L-O-V-E – Nat King Cole

It Had To Be You – Harry Connick Jr.

Fly Me To The Moon – Frank Sinatra

I Got You Babe – Sonny And Cher


Rock Cake Cutting Songs

Perhaps you’re more of a rocker at heart? Check out these awesome rock songs to cut your cake to!

Pour Some Sugar On Me – Def Leppard

Sweet Disposition – The Temper Trap

Lips Like Sugar – Echo & The Bunnymen

Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This) – Eurythmics

I Want Candy – Bow Wow Wow

Sweetest Thing – U2

Sugar, We’re Goin Down – Fall Out Boy

You’re My Best Friend – Queen

Piece of Cake – Weezer

Sweet Emotion – Aerosmith

Cherry Pie – Warrant

Love You Madly – Cake

Crazy Little Thing Called Love – Queen

Hooked On A Feeling – Blue Suede

Cuts Like A Knife – Bryan Adams

Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now – Starship

Sweetness – Jimmy Eat World


Romantic Cake Cutting Songs

If you want to squeeze every last drop of romance out of your wedding day, choose one of these romantic songs to play when cutting your cake.

This Will Be (An Everlasting Love) – Natalie Cole

Everything – Michael Bublé

Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran

Better Together – Jack Johnson

Grow Old With You – Adam Sandler

You Are The Best Thing – Ray LaMontagne

I’m Yours – Jason Mraz

Today Was A Fairytale – Taylor Swift

All My Life – K-Ci & JoJo

It’s A Wonderful Time For Love – Norah Jones

All You Need Is Love – The Beatles

A Moment Like This – Kelly Clarkson

Kiss Me – Sixpence None The Richer

All Of Me – John Legend

How Deep Is Your Love – Bee Gees

From This Moment On – Shania Twain


Funny Cake Cutting Songs

Finally, for all you fun-loving couples out there, these funny cake cutting songs are sure to put a smile on your guests’ faces!

Eat It – Weird Al Yankovic

Hit Me With Your Best Shot – Pat Benatar

Sugalumps – Flight of The Conchords

Cut the Cake – Average White Band

Cups And Cakes – Spinal Tap


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