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Newly-unwedded Couples Are Celebrating With Divorce Cakes And It's Hilarious And Only A Little Depressing

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by Pascale Day Published on 3 March 2016
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It used to be that divorce was a sad occasion. But, depending on how much you hate your ex, it might be the most joyous part of your year. We've seen divorce parties, divorce selfies and now there are divorce cakes. And, judging by the pictures, the more gruesome the better.

Who said divorce has to be a sombre affair? Who says it can't be an happy occasion fit for the photo album? Divorce is changing guys. It's no longer something that's shameful, it's something to celebrate. And what's not to celebrate? You can finally be happy again! That means there should be balloons, party poppers, a photo booth, a stripper (obviously) and cake.

I mean, these people have probably been through the mill to secure this divorce. Let them eat cake! It's like graduations and birthdays - it's a milestone in life that needs a huge party. And who's to say you have to eat your cake alone? If divorce selfies have taught us anything, it's that just because newly unwed couples are happier apart, it doesn't mean they hate each other. So get them in on this new trend: divorce cakes.

The divorce cake has a simple premise: celebrate your marital breakdown with a hefty slice of the sweet 'n' fluffy stuff. Whether it's a simple celebratory message or a slightly more elaborate, sinister affair featuring a royal icing groom and a shallow cake grave, these guys have gone all out to let the world know that they're finally free from the ol' ball and chain.

Kinda dark, but hella tasty

Celebrating our coworkers release #divorcecake #chainhasbeenbroken #funatwork

A photo posted by sleepyfairy (@sleepyfairy86) on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:21am PST

Or how about something that keeps it classy, like your divorce proceedings

Nah, just go with all-out gore

#Arwacake #Cake #cakeinsharjah #cakeindubai #Dubai #UAE #Sharjah #Cupcakes #CakePops #divorcecake

A photo posted by Arwa Cake (@arwacake) on Dec 2, 2015 at 10:13am PST

Or this tasty ball and chain

The one where everyone knows who came out of the divorce better off...

Nothing says 'newly single' quite like sprinkles and glitter

Get it?!

#divorce #divorced #divorcecake #cake #trash #WMplease

A photo posted by Andrea Gardner (@ashandgardner2012) on Nov 11, 2015 at 4:50am PST

A nice little ditty to celebrate divorcing your long-time lady

#divorcecake #unhitched #itsover #buttercream #homemade #glutenfree #cakesbylaurenmarie

A photo posted by @cakesbylaurenmarie on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:30pm PDT

This aptly-themed cake

#emilianosbakery #divorcecake #yeg #yegfood #yegbakery

A photo posted by Emiliano's Bakery (@emilianosbakery) on Oct 10, 2015 at 3:20pm PDT

If your intentions weren't clear, they will be now

Divorce cake #cakestagram #customcake #samanthacakesnbakes #pastrychef #divorcecake #cake #fondant

A photo posted by Samantha (@samanthacakesnbakes) on Sep 27, 2015 at 6:11pm PDT

This smartly dressed chap is all about number one now

It's not me...it's you!!! 😂 My first divorce cake😆 #Patycakes #yolo #divorcecake

A photo posted by 🎂🎀patycakes🎀🎂 (@patycakes) on Feb 5, 2016 at 6:43pm PST

Don't worry be happy - it's divorce day!

MAZEL TOV SIGAL👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 #divorcecake

A photo posted by Jordan Levy (@bakedbyjord) on Aug 6, 2015 at 10:59am PDT

Vows are made to be broken, right?

#divorcecake #buttercream #rockcitycakeco

A photo posted by Rock City Cake Co. (@rockcitycakeco) on May 17, 2015 at 11:41am PDT

What do you think about divorce cakes? Let us know! @sofeminineUK

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