Top 120 Cake Cutting Songs for Your Wedding

Looking for a list of great cake cutting songs to help you find the perfect one for your own big day? I’ve got you!

Below, I shared a whopping 120 ideas, from traditional tunes to modern hits. I even included some funny songs for couples with a sense of humor. Let’s get started!

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80 Best Cake Cutting Songs

bride and groom cutting their wedding cake while cake cutting songs are playing

The cake cutting ceremony during the wedding reception is a moment of celebration. So it deserves an upbeat, romantic track in the background. Today, we have put together a list of popular ideas for the bride and groom.

Take a look at this amazing wedding playlist and take your pick your best day!

Best Wedding Reception Songs Everyo...
Best Wedding Reception Songs Everyone Will Love
  1. I’m YoursJason Mraz
  2. Grow Old With YouAdam Sandler
  3. Marry You Bruno Mars
  4. Don’t You (Forget About Me)Simple Minds
  5. Walking on SunshineKatrina & the Waves
  6. White WeddingBilly Idol
  7. Love And MarriageFrank Sinatra
  8. SweetheartThomas Rhett
  9. Hooked On A FeelingBlue Suede
  10. Lovely DayBill Withers
  11. Days Like ThisVan Morrison
  12. What a Wonderful WorldLouis Armstrong
  13. When I’m Sixty-FourBeatles. Check more beatles first dance songs.
  14. You Are The Best ThingRay LaMontagne
  15. No One’s Gonna Love YouBand of Horses
  16. Love on TopBeyoncé
  17. Crazy Little Thing Called Love Queen
  18. A Good NightJohn Legend
  19. Pour Some Sugar on MeDef Leppard
  20. End Up With YouCarrie Underwood
  21. Sweetest ThingAllman Brown
  22. Sugar SugarThe Archies
  23. Happy TogetherTurtles
  24. Gonna Love Ya– Aviici
  25. All of MeWillie Nelson
  26. Fly Me to the MoonFrank Sinatra
  27. How Deep Is Your LoveBee Gees
  28. Waiting In VainBob Marley
  29. Baby I Love YouAretha Franklin
  30. I Choose YouSara Bareilles
  31. Tell Me Something Good Rufus and Chaka Kahn
  32. Love You MadlyCake
  33. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us NowStarship
  34. Get The Party StartedPink
  35. A Big Hunk O LoveElvis
  36. The Way You Look Tonight – Michael Buble
  37. That’s AmoreDean Martin
  38. Marry MeTrain
  39. Die A Happy ManThomas Rhett
  40. Shower Me With Your LoveSurface
  41. Cuts Like KnifeBryan Adams
  42. YummyJustin Beiber
  43. I Got You BabeSonny & Cher
  44. Build Me Up ButtercupThe Foundations
  45. Cake By The OceanDNCE
  46. Signed, Sealed DeliveredStevie Wonder
  47. The LightCommon
  48. The Best I Ever HadDrake (the clean version)
  49. Interlude (That’s Love) Chance the Rapper
  50. You’re All I Need To Get ByMethod Man featuring Mary J Blige
  51. ily (i love you baby)Surf Mesa and Emilee
  52. From This Moment OnShania Twain
  53. Sweet ThingKeith Urban
  54. Whole LivesJake Scott
  55. Today Was a FairytaleTaylor Swift
  56. Something Just Like ThisThe Chainsmokers and Coldplay
  57. Sweet CreatureHarry Styles
  58. Hit Me With Your Best ShotPat Benatar
  59. Sugar, We’re Goin DownFall Out Boy
  60. On Top of the World Imagine Dragons
  61. Little MomentsBrad Paisley
  62. Just The Way You AreBruno Mars
  63. A Thousand YearEd Sheeran
  64. Can’t Help Falling In LoveElvis Presley
  65. Build Me Up Buttercup Foundations
  66. Love and MarriageFrank Sinatra
  67. LollipopChordettes
  68. The Candy ManSammy Davis Jr.
  69. I Want Candy –Bow Wow Wow
  70. A Spoonful of Sugar (Mary Poppins)Julie Andrews
  71. CandymanChristina Aguilera
  72. I Kissed A GirlKaty Perry
  73. Tutti Frutti Little Richard
  74. Pledging My LoveEmmylou Harris
  75. Take MeGeorge Jones
  76. There You Go AgainKenny Rogers
  77. Not a Day Goes ByLonestar
  78. I Don’t Want To Miss a thingMark Chesnutt
  79. Better be good to me – Tina Turner
  80. Happy Pharell Williams

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10 Rock Songs to Cut Your Wedding Cake To

Looking for a way to incorporate a bit of rock into your big day? While the genre isn’t great for, say, your first dance, it’s absolutely perfect for the cake cutting ceremony. Check out our favorite rock wedding songs below.

  1. If I Had a Million DollarsBarenaked Ladies
  2. For the Longest TimeBilly Joel
  3. Cuts Like a KnifeBryan Adams
  4. We’ve Only Just BegunCarpenters
  5. Power of LoveCeline Dion
  6. Your SongElton John
  7. Here We AreGloria Estefan
  8. Only Wanna Be with YouHootie & The Blowfish
  9. Let It Be MeJackson Browne
  10. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss MeGloria Estefan

10 Country Wedding Cake Cutting Songs

Country music is fun, romantic, and filled with popular wedding cake songs. The melodious soundscape with the rustic use of guitar, harmonica, and more blend to create an amazing atmosphere.

You can also make your cake cutting moment at the wedding special with our recommended country songs. 

  1. I Just Fall in Love AgainAnne Murray
  2. Chapel of LoveDixie Cups
  3. This KissFaith Hill
  4. Are you gonna kiss me or notThompson Square
  5. I’m inRadney Foster
  6. The Wind Beneath My WingsGary Morris
  7. At LastGene Watson
  8. Take Me George Jones
  9. Your Love Amazes MeJohn Berry
  10. All I Need To KnowKenny Chesney

10 Funny & Clever Cake Cutting Songs

Granted, your wedding ceremony is all about love and deserves a romantic song list. But you can also include some funny and witty songs to add some humor to the ceremony.

Humorous songs are perfect for the cake cutting. Here’s a list of funny tracks if you want to take a step away from a classic song list. 

  1. CakeFlo Rida & 99 Percent
  2. Whole LivesJake Scott
  3. This Is What You Came ForCalvin Harris featuring Rihanna
  4. I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)Four Tops
  5. Watermelon SugarHarry Styles
  6. Eat itWeird Al Yankovic
  7. MilkshakeKellis
  8. Cups and CakesSpinal Tap
  9. Lips Like SugarEcho & The Bunnymen
  10. SugalumpsFlight of The Conchords

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10 Pop Punk Cake Cutting Songs

Who said you can’t add a little bit of punk rock mood to a wedding? Here’s a list of pop-punk tracks that will set a unique mood at your wedding. 

  1. “Lover’s Rock” – The Clash
  2. Twenty One Pilots Lina West
  3. All The Small ThingsBlink 182
  4. Last Night on EarthGreen Day
  5. Goodnight MoonGo Radio
  6. I’ll Catch You The Get Up Kids
  7. I Don’t MindDefeater
  8. Last Night on EarthGreen Day
  9. Ruby SohoRancid
  10. Beat ItFall Out Boy

Frequently Asked Questions

If you still have queries about wedding cake cutting songs, here are the answers to some common queries!

Do you play a song when cutting the wedding cake?

Cake cutting is a fun ritual at a wedding, and couples often like to play a song while cutting the cake together and feeding a piece to each other. A cake cutting song is not mandatory, but it can add a tone of fun and romance to the wedding. 

What are good wedding cake-cutting songs?

Some of the best songs to play during the cake cutting ceremony are James Taylor’s How Sweet It Is, Aaron Carter’s I Want Candy, Harry Styles’ Sweet Creature, Thomas Rhett’s Sweetheart, Flo Rida \u0026 99 Percent’s Cake, Sweetest Thing – U2, This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” by Natalie Cole, “What a Wonderful World,” by Louis Armstrong, Sweet Disposition” by The Temper Trap, Sweet Emotion – Aerosmith and many more. “,cutting wedding cake while cake cutting songs are playing

How long should a cake-cutting song be?

The cake cutting ceremony is a fun and short ritual that usually lasts for about 3 minutes. One song should be enough to cover the entire ritual. But if you want to extend your cake cutting, you may need a longer song or two short songs. 

Final Words

Wedding songs set the mood for the entire reception, so you want to choose something that fits your unique style for you and your new spouse but will still entertain guests.

That goes for everything from the processional to the first dance, to the wedding reception and- yes- even the cake cutting ceremony.

I hope you found something perfect for your big day from our list above!

groom and bride cutting a chocolate cake

What are your favorite cake-cutting songs? We’d love to hear them in the comments below!

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