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Best Groom’s Cake Nominees: 11th Benny Awards

December 31, 2019

Filed in: Weddings

By promoting the Best Groom’s Cake ideas below, I’m on a mission to get groom’s cakes at every single wedding I shoot. However, I don’t eat cake. Because I’m vegan, I haven’t eaten cake at a wedding in years. That being said, I think it’s important to have a groom’s cake at every wedding.

Why have a groom’s cake? Being a recent groom myself, I know the importance of having a presence in the wedding planning. To me, a wedding can be a symbol of the marriage to follow. With Tyler and me, we planned everything together. We sat down and hashed out things like seating charts, music playlists, and what was on the menu. Having a groom’s cake that the groom has control over is a great way to have him involved and share some of his personality and passion at the wedding. Plus, who doesn’t love delicious, wonderful, beautiful cake?

I’ve seen everything from golf courses to favorite books to razorbacks. This year’s Best Groom’s Cake nominees are some of my favorites. Take a look and vote below!

This Best Groom's Cake nominee looks like a tree trunk with the couple's initials surrounded by a heart on it. It has fake antlers and shotgun shells, and a sign that says, "the hunt is over."
Oakley
For the groom who loves to ski, this Best Groom's Cake nominee is perfect, as it is a model of Steamboat Springs Colorado.
Abby
Anna
Ashton
Kaitlin
This Best Groom's Cake idea is a model of Alabama's football stadium, where the groom went to school and is a huge fan.
Joya
Paige
survey solutions

Other Benny Awards Categories:

Best Wedding Design Nominees

Bridal Bouquet Nominees

Best Bridal Portrait Nominees

Wedding Cake Nominees

Best Wedding Dance Nominees

Wedding Dress Nominees

Best Engagement Portrait Nominees

Wedding Getaway Nominees

Best Groom’s Cake Nominees

Wedding Kiss Nominees

Best Wedding Moments

Wedding Shoes Nominees

Best Wedding Portrait Nominees

And this year, I’m adding in two non-wedding portrait categories for your voting pleasure! While I’ve primarily been a wedding photographer for the past decade, many of my couples have gone on to have families. As my family and portrait clients have grown, I’ve felt an increasing need to represent them in the Benny Awards! This year I broke it into two categories:

Best Family and Baby Portrait Nominees

Senior and Style Portrait Nominees

Are you nominated?

If you are nominated, check your email! I’ve sent you details to our cocktail party / Benny Awards ceremony! To win in a category, all you need to do is get the most votes! Feel free to share this link with your friends and family (and neighbors, churches, etc). Also, previous winners harnessed the power of social media to help get votes; use instagram bio links and facebook posts to get more votes!

The voting is live now, and will go until January 14th. The winners will be announced following the annual Benny Awards ceremony in person on January 31st. Best of luck to all the nominees! It was an honor to serve you!

What are the Benny Awards?

Dale from Benfield Photography throws The Benny Awards party each year for his couples. At the party, the winners earn real prizes for each category, such as best wedding kiss and best wedding shoes. Also, this year Dale added two non-wedding categories because so many of this clients are already married and he wanted them to be represented.

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