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70 Sweet Wedding Cake Cutting Songs

Last Updated: 14th January 2022

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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