Thursday, January 29, 2015

Awesome Horned Frog groom's cake

During their senior year, Celene Cortney '11 and Brad Lyddon '11 saw the TCU football team win the 2011 Rose Bowl, finish 13-0 and ranked No. 2 in the country. They'll never forget it.

So when they got married in July in San Diego, it only seemed natural to commemorate the historic victory during their wedding reception.

The result was Brad's outstanding groom's cake: a purple square with white border and the TCU logo. But the best part sat on top — an edible horned lizard with a rose in its mouth. (Although, it wasn't served.)

"The guests all loved it and complimented it through out the night," Celene said. "Many took pictures.

"I have seen many horned frog cakes, but I thought ours was exceptional! Especially considering the bakery was in San Diego and hadn't heard of TCU!"

Turns out, (and many of our readers have asked) the cake maker is Grove Pastry Shop.

Fittingly, the couple now resides in Pasadena, Calif.
Members of the wedding party included Bryan '07 and Katelin Cortney '08, Mary and Ryan Forrest '11, Hayley and Andrew Boaz '13, Jadrien Grimes '11, Jillian Szalay '11, Laura Fanta '11 and Meredith Griffin '11.

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