Move over wedding cakes. A strange new trend is on the rise throughout the world, as cheerful new divorcees celebrated their new-found freedom with parties — and divorce cakes.
It’s certainly a very optimistic way to look at the end of a marriage, and the cakes range from light-hearted…;
A photo posted by @delaneyohsopretty on Apr 30, 2015 at 12:30pm PDT
…; to literal. No prizes for guessing what these bakers were getting at.
Hey!!! Forgot to post this from 3 weeks ago! Too fun of a celebration cake, celebrating one’s freedom from marriage! Yup you read that correctly! Hehe ðð Yiippee!! Celebrate any occasion with cake! #celebrate #anyoccasion #divorcecake #newlydivorcee #cake #3Dcake #sculptedcake #spherecake #instacool #instafunny #fondantcakes #coveryourboards #ie #inlandempire #fontanackes #fontanabaker #fontana
A photo posted by Maria CastaÃ±eda Cazarez (@perfectindulgencecakes) on Feb 10, 2016 at 7:50pm PST
Some people get poetic with the icing.
A photo posted by @cakesbylaurenmarie on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:30pm PDT
While others don’t beat around the bush.
A photo posted by @scarletsanguine on Feb 7, 2016 at 9:17am PST
And some are just clever.
A photo posted by Emiliano’s Bakery (@emilianosbakery) on Oct 10, 2015 at 3:20pm PDT
There are also witty takes on traditional wedding cakes, like this poor marzipan bride who’s taken a tumble.
A photo posted by ððpatycakesðð (@patycakes) on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:43pm PST
And the interpretations of “’til death do us part” range from the jokey…;
A photo posted by Arwa Cake (@arwacake) on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:13am PST
…;to the sinister.
A photo posted by sleepyfairy (@sleepyfairy86) on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:21am PST
And it’s not just professional bakers making divorce cakes, as people whip up homemade goodies for their newly-single pals.
A photo posted by Stephanie Moffitt (@slmoffitt87) on Jan 5, 2016 at 3:36pm PST
But, naturally, the professionals do it better.
A photo posted by Olga (@daskleineweissehaus) on Dec 18, 2015 at 8:58am PST
Why not say goodbye to your ex via delicious bakery snacks?
Divorce cake malteaser style ð fudgey chocolate cake with vanilla malt filling/frosting topped with drippy dark ganache, chocolate filled doughnuts and malt filled chocolate macarons. #silverlining #sweetmess #divorcecake #malteasercake
A photo posted by Meagan Kent (@sweetmess_cakes) on Feb 18, 2016 at 9:07pm PST
Forget the just-been-dumped tub of Ben & Jerry’s — these happy singletons will have their divorce cake and eat it.