Duff Goldman, chef and owner of Charm City Cakes in Baltimore and Charm City Cakes West in Los Angeles, said he has been creating divorce cakes like this upside-down wedding cake frosted in black for a decade, with one or so orders a month nowadays. Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise of “divorce parties” over the past several years, many with cakes featuring weapon-wielding brides or gloomy black frosting on inverted tiers.
Duff Goldman, chef and owner of Charm City Cakes in Baltimore and Charm City Cakes West in Los Angeles, said he has been creating divorce cakes like this upside-down wedding cake frosted in black for a decade, with one or so orders a month nowadays. Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise of “divorce parties” over the past several years, many with cakes featuring weapon-wielding brides or gloomy black frosting on inverted tiers. Courtesy photo
Duff Goldman, chef and owner of Charm City Cakes in Baltimore and Charm City Cakes West in Los Angeles, said he has been creating divorce cakes like this upside-down wedding cake frosted in black for a decade, with one or so orders a month nowadays. Event planners, bakers, lawyers and academics note the rise of “divorce parties” over the past several years, many with cakes featuring weapon-wielding brides or gloomy black frosting on inverted tiers. Courtesy photo

Today’s divorces can mean cake and eating it, too

June 04, 2014 12:00 AM