Since ancient Roman times, weddings were always celebrated with some sort of special sweet. According to history, Ancient Roman wedding ceremonies were finalized by breaking a cake of wheat or barley (mustaceum) over the bride’s head as a symbol of good fortune. The newlyweds then ate a few crumbs in a custom known as confarreatio, or, “eating together”. Afterwards, the wedding guests gathered up the crumbs as tokens of good luck.
Sweets continued to be a part of wedding feasts for centuries, and in fact, were often