8 Creative Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake

It’s your big day and you get to decide everything from the color scheme of the wedding to the catering menu.  You also get to pick out the wedding cake of your dreams; or maybe you’ve decided that a four tiered tower of elaborate layers of sugar isn’t for you.  Well, more power to you because it’s your decision and there are certainly plenty of other options to the traditional wedding cake.  Let’s take a look at some of those options that are bound to wow your guests!

1. Macaron Wedding Cake
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Macarons are one of the most delectable desserts that you can serve at a wedding. You can have your pastry chef make them in your favorite flavors and incorporate your wedding colors into the macaron design for a custom look. Make sure you have plenty for guests since they’re bound to come back for more!

2. Donut Tower
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Donut towers have been popular for quite some time as replacements to the traditional wedding cake. Whether you choose a one flavored tower or incorporate your favorite selections, your donut tower is sure to be a hit!

3. Brunch Cakes
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If you’re planning a brunch wedding, why not have a brunch cake? Whether it’s waffles, pancakes or cinnamon rolls that you desire, any brunch cake design is sure to grab everyone’s attention.

4. Chocolate Truffle Tower
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How can you possibly go wrong with a truffle tower?! It’s literally decadence upon decadence – what’s not to like! Adding a few floral blooms into the tower can help elevate the design and adhere it to your theme.

5. Croquembouche
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These French cream puff towers are taking over the wedding cake trend.  Made with delicate pastry dough and filled with crème pâtissière, croquembouche towers are not only sumptuous, but delicious too!

6. Mini Desserts
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With a variety of desserts to choose from, each guest is bound to find something they will love.  If you want to turn your dessert bar into a favor station, place little take away treat boxes for guests to pack with goodies.

7. Individual Cakes
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Mini cakes are such a pretty sight for the eyes. Your guests will feel extra special with this little individual presentation of their own!

8. Bundt Cake Tower
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Bundt cakes are perfect for a more casual wedding. You can certainly dress it up with beautiful blooms to give it a more fancy vide. This is a great option for a DIY cake as well.

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