“The Rich Wedding Cake”


The singer is offered a piece of cake. In it are "insides of old concertinas," flute keys, trout hooks...." They "blow a spot off of the side" with a cannon. When he bites into it "my tooth crumbled off on a button Of a trouser rolled up on the waist."

Cross references

  • cf. "Trinity Cake" (Theme: an inedible cake)


  1. Peacock, pp. 92-93, "The Rich Wedding Cake" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #6467
  3. BI, Pea092


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1958 (Peacock)
Found in: Canada(Newf)