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Alternatives to the wedding cake - creative ideas for your wedding


The wedding cake is traditionally an important part of every wedding. But in recent years, many couples have decided to break away from this tradition and opt for something more creative and personal instead. There are many great alternatives to the classic wedding cake that will surely surprise your guests. In this blog we present you some creative ideas.


1. Cupcake Tower

Cupcakes have become a popular wedding cake alternative in recent years. You can assemble a tower of cupcakes with different flavors and decorations that will delight your guests. This option also offers the ability to offer multiple flavors to ensure each guest finds something they like.


2. Donut Wall

A donut wall is another great option to surprise your guests. It is a wall on which donuts are hung. These can be decorated in different flavors and colors to create a unique and colorful atmosphere.


3. Ice Cream Stand

An ice cream stand is a great idea, especially in summer. You can offer different flavors of ice cream, from classic to fancy, to make sure every guest finds something they like. This option also offers the possibility of offering different toppings and sauces to customize the ice cream.


4. A cheese table

A cheese table is a great alternative to the classic wedding cake for all cheese lovers. You can offer a variety of cheeses and crackers to create an elegant and flavorful option.


5. Muffin Bar

A muffin bar is similar to a cupcake option but offers multiple options to wow your guests. You can offer different muffin flavors and provide different toppings to create a customized experience.


6. Popcorn Bar

A popcorn bar is another fun option that creates an informal atmosphere. You can offer different popcorn flavors and provide different toppings to create a customized experience.


7. Chocolate Fountain

A chocolate fountain is a popular option for all chocolate lovers. You can offer different types of fruit and cookies that can be dunked in the chocolate fountain to create a tasty and fun option.


8. Cake buffet

A cake buffet is an alternative to the wedding cake that still contains traditional elements. You can offer a variety of pies and cakes to make sure every guest finds something they like


9. Macaron

Tower A macaron tower is an elegant option for a wedding. The small colorful macarons can be offered in different flavors and colors to create a unique atmosphere. A macaron tower is also a great addition to other dessert options.


10. Fruitcake

A fruit cake is a healthy alternative to the wedding cake. You can offer different fruit cakes such as berries, apples or lemons to create a light and refreshing option.


11. Pudding or cream tart

Pudding or cream tarts are another alternative to the classic wedding cake. You can offer different flavors, such as vanilla, chocolate, or strawberry, to make sure every guest finds something they like.


12. Smoothie bar

A smoothie bar is a healthy and fun option for your wedding. You can offer different types of fruit and vegetables that can be mixed into smoothies. This option is also perfect for anyone opting for a vegetarian or vegan option.


13. Candy Bar

A candy bar is a fun option for anyone with a sweet tooth. You can offer different sweets such as jelly beans, liquorice or chocolate to create a colorful and fun atmosphere.


14. Tiramisu

Tiramisu is an Italian dessert made from ladyfingers, mascarpone, espresso and cocoa. You can offer tiramisu in different flavors to make sure every guest finds something they like.


15. Waffel-Bar

A waffle bar is a fun option for your wedding. You can offer different types of waffles, such as classic waffles, Belgian waffles or heart waffles, and provide different toppings that can be topped with different toppings such as chocolate, fruit, nuts and cream..

16. Dessert Pizza

A dessert pizza is a fun and unconventional option for a wedding. You can offer a pizza with a sweet crust topped with different toppings like chocolate, fruit, and marshmallows. This option is perfect for an informal and relaxed atmosphere.

17. Cake pops

Cakepops are a cute and handy alternative to the wedding cake. You can offer small cake balls on sticks that come in different flavors and decorations. Cakepops are also perfect as wedding favors for guests.

18. Fruit Skewers

Fruit skewers are a healthy and colorful option for a wedding. You can offer different types of fruit on skewers to create a fresh and light option. Fruit skewers are also perfect as an appetizer or an accompaniment to other desserts.

19. Cakes in glasses

Cakes in jars are a cute and handy option for your wedding. You can serve cupcakes in glasses that come in different flavors and decorations. Cakes in glasses are also perfect as wedding gifts for guests.


20. Churros

Churros are a crunchy and sweet option for a wedding. You can offer freshly baked churros that can be served with different toppings like chocolate, cinnamon and sugar or fruit. Churros are also perfect as wedding favors for guests.


Choosing the perfect wedding cake can be a difficult decision. But fortunately there are many great alternatives that will delight your guests. From cupcakes to chocolate fountains and waffle bars, there are a variety of options ensuring every guest will find something they enjoy. So, be creative and choose an option that suits you and your wedding.


FAQ

  1. Can I still have a wedding cake if I choose an alternative option? Yes, of course! You can have a wedding cake as a complement to other dessert options.

  2. How many alternatives should I offer? It depends on the size of your wedding and the preferences of your guests. We recommend offering at least three different options to ensure each guest finds something they like.

  3. Can I choose an alternative option if I am allergic to certain ingredients? Yes, in any case! You can choose an alternative option that suits your dietary needs.

  4. Can I make the alternative option myself or should I hire a professional baker? That depends on your skills and preferences. If you like to bake yourself and have the time, you can make the alternative option yourself. Otherwise, we recommend hiring a professional baker to ensure the result comes out perfect.

  5. Should I tell my guests in advance that I offer alternative options? Yes that is a good idea. You can mention the alternative options on your invitations or in your wedding information so your guests know in advance and can look forward to them.


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