Looking for wedding cake alternatives? You’ve come to the right place! Gone are the traditional days of the bride and groom following all of the customs and rituals when it comes to their wedding day. 21st Century newlyweds get to skip the first dance if they don’t really feel like grooving in front of all their family and friends and first looks (seeing each other before the ceremony) are HUGE nowadays!
In today’s modern times, being able to do away with the traditional white towering wedding cake is absolutely acceptable. To make the wedding even more interesting, the couple can choose from a wide variety of wedding cake substitutes, opting for the best match to their individual personalities and unique charms as a newlywed couple. Here are some ideas for wedding cake alternatives that are sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.
Of course, cupcakes are here to stay! Stack them up in a tower and prepare take-away boxes if you want to double their function as wedding favors. Place a single layer of cake on top of the tower and reserve it for the cake slicing part of the reception.
Why not? Spread the love with all the tasty goodness of pies and serve multiple flavors. Whip out the family recipe box and feature seasonal fruits and local produce when it comes to home-cooked pies. Wedding guests are sure to love the cozy feel of this lovely spread and will definitely be back for seconds at the dessert table.
Who could ever resist an overflowing display of warm chocolate? Serve up marshmallows, strawberries, figs, dried fruits, and other bite-sized snacks and pile them up on sticks. Guests both young and old will enjoy drizzling chocolate and everyone is sure to help themselves to as many servings as they would want all night long.
Individual Mini Cakes.
Ideal for smaller, intimate wedding groups, each person gets to have their own wedding cake served on their plate. These can be decorated with fun cake toppers and even personalized with the guests’ names to have multi-functions as placeholders and wedding favors as well. What a cute little treat!
Pile up the donuts and even get them in different glazes and flavors. Everyone will absolutely love this simple yet scrumptious alternative for wedding cakes, as it is convenient to snack on during the party and it is the ultimate sugar-snack after a long day such as this one.
Soon-to-be-married couples with a flair for sophistication opt for this sugary masterpiece. Hailing from the French, it is a dessert made from baked pastry balls piled into a cone and wrapped with crunchy caramel threads. It can be stacked high to feed a huge crowd and to stand out in a large hall, but it can also be kept low for a smaller group.