Cutting with a dainty silver cake knife not your vibe? Listen, we get it!
Offbeat Wed readers have had cake cuttings with swords, machetes, and even chainsaws!
But if you have an affinity for axes, then you might considering trying to cut your wedding cake with an axe.
Yes, it's a legit thing!
Engraved cake knives who?! Cut your wedding cake with an axe instead!
If your wedding has historical hints, cutting your cake with an axe could be a sharp idea! Plus, you can find all sorts of personalization options, from engravings to wood types and even leather sleeves. Imagine having an engraving of you and your partner's initials on a sleek oak handle. Such a main character move! There are tons of options online to customize your dream axe if you're looking to cut your wedding cake with an axe.
Cutting your wedding cake with an axe is so fitting for a Viking wedding… but there's one big thing to watch out for!
One thing we learned from an Offbeat Wed reader who cut their wedding cake with an axe: be careful because the axe might break the cake plate!
Cutting your wedding cake with a small axe could be the solution!
If your cake plate is made of delicate material like china or glass, don't worry! You can still cut your wedding cake with an axe…But it might need to be a small axe. Who wouldn't want a cute travel-sized axe?
A thoughtfully personalized axe like this one could make sweet post-wedding decor, too!
Look at that sweet engraved message! This axe would make a great gift for a Viking wedding. Plus, then you could hang it up in your home for intimidation — er, decor purposes. Maybe you can name your wedding axe, like Thor from the Avengers did!
Want the excitement of cutting your wedding cake with an axe, sans the wedding cake?
Try a small wedding cake on top of a tower featuring your favorite desserts, like brownies! That way you can have your cake (cut by an axe) and eat it too!
This couple used a small axe to cut their wedding cake. This is possibly a cleaner option for folks who want to cut their wedding cake with an axe because a teenier axe means less mess. Plus, it's way easier to clean!
This couple cut their wedding cake with a double head axe!
I love that this couple is rocking Indian wedding wardrobe. It feels like they brought in their personality by using an axe to cut their wedding cake! All the more reason to cut your wedding cake with an ax, regardless of your wedding theme.
Not me getting double the wedding cakes just to use a double-head axe.
The newlyweds wielding this giant medieval cake knife would command instant awe and respect!
Cutting a wedding cake with an axe is Valhalla-approved!
We love the combination of historical badassery and romantic wedding traditions. Whether you're having a Viking wedding, a history-inspired wedding, or you're just looking to travel off the beaten path when it comes to wedding traditions…. deciding to cut your wedding cake with an axe is a dope, nontraditional option.
Just remember to watch out for the cake plate!