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NFL player's Harry Potter groom's cake is downright spellbinding

Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans got married recently, and his groom's cake was an inspired dedication to his love of the Harry Potter franchise.

We at CNET's Crave like to think of ourselves as super-geeks, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans has us beat. Evans got married to Ashli Evans earlier in February, and his groom's cake turned his geekery up to 11.

Or, more accurately, to Nine and Three-Quarters.

Evans' groom's cake was an elaborately designed creation that boldly showed off his love for J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, and it seems to be a perfect way to celebrate the illustrious sorting ceremony that divided Hogwarts students into the school's four houses.

Each tier of the cake is decorated to match one of the houses -- Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw or Slytherin -- complete with fun patterns in each house's color scheme.

Gryffindor serves as the base of the cake, and that's likely by design as Evans wrote that he was "Rocking wit Gryffindor" while retweeting a picture of the cake.

The base of the cake featured some Potteresque designs like those famous circular Harry Potter glasses, a magic wand and a Hogwarts crest. Other finishing touches, like a Golden Snitch, can be found all over the dessert.

With such an elaborate, geeky design, we're sure Evans' groom's cake tasted pretty magical.

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