8 sweet substitutions for wedding cakes

If you’re not a fan of big, towering tiers of cake to serve at your wedding, get ideas for the alternatives here. Treat your guest with these sweet desserts after those delightful wedding feast and you might be the trendsetter of a no-cake wedding trend.

Sweet desserts
Sweet desserts
01 Nov 2015

Sweet desserts

Treat your guest with these sweet desserts after that delightful wedding feast and you might be the trendsetter of a no-cake wedding trend. 

Macarons
Macarons
01 Nov 2015

Macarons

This round-shaped pastry has become one of the most delectable desserts. The crunchy shells complete with the soft tangy filling are truly a winner for us. With so many flavours and lovely colours, you could even have a macaron tower as substitute of your wedding cake. It will simply give your wedding a sweet elegant touch.

Dessert Bar
Dessert Bar
01 Nov 2015

Dessert Bar

If you’re having a hard time deciding one kind of dessert to serve, why don’t you set a variety of bite-size cakes and pastries on your dessert bar and let the guest pick their favourites. The cake-in-a-jar ideas are perfect for a rustic wedding, while a mini tarts give a homey feel to your celebration.

Pancakes or Crepes
Pancakes or Crepes
01 Nov 2015

Pancakes or Crepes

Pancakes or crepes are not only great for breakfast, stack them up and decorate with pretty flowers, fruits or creamy fillings to create a unique yet delicious treat for your guest. Don’t forget the jam and syrup, too!

Croquembouche
Croquembouche
01 Nov 2015

Croquembouche

This French dessert looks stunning and elegant, complete with its mouthwatering golden spun-sugar strings. It consists of choux pastry balls piled into a tower-form and glued with caramel. So chic, so yummy!

Cupcakes
Cupcakes
01 Nov 2015

Cupcakes

Who doesn’t like cupcakes? It tastes like wedding cake, but so practical and easy to eat. The limitless flavour and decoration ideas make it easier for you to pick the perfect combination to suit the wedding theme. You can even give a box of cupcakes for your guest to take home as a sweet token.

Ice Cream
Ice Cream
01 Nov 2015

Ice Cream

While a sunny outdoor wedding might not be the suitable fit for the butter-cream icing on a 7-tier cake, ice creams are certainly perfect! Set an ice cream, gelato or frozen yogurt bar and let your guests pick their own sprinkles and toppings. From kids to grandmas, they will absolutely love it.

Donuts
Donuts
01 Nov 2015

Donuts

Donuts aren’t really a glamorous or sophisticated dessert to serve at a wedding, but they are undoubtedly tasty! Just like macarons, you can also stack a few dozen donuts into a towering form to create a more beautiful setting. Perfect for a summer wedding!

Pies
Pies
01 Nov 2015

Pies

Have a set of three different pies to create a homey and rather rustic feeling to your wedding. You could also have a combination of different tastes from mixed fruits to sweet chocolate filling. With their delicate details, you can simply stack these pies on an acrylic or cupcake stand for a chic and stylish décor.

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