What is a groom's cake you may ask? A groom's cake is southern tradition that nobody acknowledges anymore, but is making a comeback. It is made so that the bride can give her groom a present. It is often served at a rehearsal dinner or at a separate table from the wedding cake.
The groom's cakes typically has a richer flavor like dark chocolate or soaked in liquor. Also the cake is designed around the groom so try to plan it around a hobby or interest he likes.
This is not a necessary item for your wedding but it is a charming little touch because it gives the groom a little attention when everything else is centered around the bride.
Legend has it that when a single women takes a piece home of this groom cake then sleeps with it under her pillow she will dream of her future husband. Couldn't hurt!