20 Beautiful Baby Traditions From Around The World

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Irish Cake

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Have you heard of the tradition where a newly married couple saves the top tier of their wedding cake for their first anniversary? Well, an even older one originated in Ireland. There, ‘Irish Whiskey Cake’ is the dessert we’re talking about. The whiskey is used as a way to preserve a couple’s highest tier on their wedding cake to be cut and shared upon the Christening of their first child. Recently, this tradition has received an addition. Now, along with the whiskey cake, a bottle of champagne is saved from the couple’s wedding reception. This too is opened upon the baby’s religious milestone. It’s called ‘wetting the baby’s head.’

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