Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake 

Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake

One would wonder why anyone would want to replace the wedding cake with anything else. A cake is probably one of the most loved sweet savouries and you can be sure that almost everyone present for the wedding reception would love having a piece of the cake. In spite of cakes being such a popular choice, there are many couples who are looking for alternatives to this wedding cake. The reasons may vary from wanting to do something different for the wedding reception or simply because the bride or the groom may not be a big fan of cakes. Whatever the reason, if you are someone who is looking for an alternative for the wedding cake, then some of the options available to you are as follows:


Choosing cupcakes over a wedding cake has many advantages. The first and the biggest advantage is that you are able to get a lot of variety with respect to favours. When choosing a wedding cake, you can pick only one favour for the cake, but when using a cupcake tower, you can mix and max a whole lot of different favours. Similarly, these cupcakes also offer the advantage of mixing well with the décor. The towers created with these cupcakes can be designed in many different ways, which help in making it gel well with the rest of the décor of the reception venue. Therefore, cupcakes do not just make a delicious alternative, but they also offer added beauty to the whole affair. 

Dessert Bar
Another really good option which many people are using these days is to offer their wedding guests a dessert bar. Therefore, whether you wish to have an ice cream or a cheesecake, you will be able to find your favourite sweet savoury at this dessert bar. If you have a sweet tooth, then you do not have to restrict yourself with just one sweet, you can try out many different varieties of sweets from the dessert bar. These dessert bars are a sure shot hit and no matter whom all are attending your wedding reception, they will definitely love this dessert bar of yours and not miss the wedding cake at all. 

Make Your Own Sundae

Keeping ice cream as an alternative for wedding cake is a definite hit in a summer wedding, but even in weddings of other seasons as well, a make your own sundae bar can prove to be quite an attraction for many guests. Ice cream is something that people of all ages enjoy and therefore, the chances of you not being able to impress your guests through a wide range of exotic ice creams are very low. 

Dessert Shots

Dessert shots are a delicious and beautiful alternative to wedding cakes. You can keep three to four different types of dessert shots, like strawberry shortcake, chocolate mousse, blueberry cheesecake, etc. You will find that, by the end of the party, almost all your guests have tried each every dessert put up by you in these short glasses. These desserts shorts are easy to carry around and eat and therefore, preferred by the guests as well. 


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