Creative Confections: Our Favorite Wedding Cakes and Cake Alternatives

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It’s the holiday season and needless to say, we’ve been partaking in a bit of indulging. OK, a lot of indulging! Not too shy to dip into the sinfully delicious, treating ourselves to all things decadent like at no other time of year, we certainly haven’t been quick to pass up on seconds of the sweet stuff. And it’s actually got us quite inspired, inspired to share our thoughts on some creative and tasty ways to fulfill the sweet tooth of all your wedding guests. From unique cake designs to imaginative cake alternatives, here are our favorite mouthwatering wedding dessert concepts.

modern wedding cake

ultra chic
a cake design fit for any city chic affair
featured here: personalized city style design acrylic block cake topper

art deco inspired wedding cake

edible art
art deco inspired cake design featuring edible gold flakes
featured here: personalized black and gold opulence design engraved acrylic cake topper

bohemian wedding cake

white feather cake

life imitating art
boho inspired feathered wedding cake and topper
featured here: white feather porcelain topper with personalized veneer disc in feather whimsy design

square tiered wedding cake

lovely, squared
off center square tiered wedding cake with cascading floral

rustic wedding cake

rustic wedding cake details

overgrown
faux wedding cake detailed with fresh ferns and florals
featured here: mr. & mrs. twisted wire cake topper

wedding dessert buffet

pure decadence
wedding dessert buffet

white wedding cakes

good things come in threes
featured here: classic floating monogram white acrylic cake topper

dessert buffet treats

take your pick 
featured here (from top left, moving clockwise): meringues and white chocolate bonbons in decorative apothecary jars, custom cookie in mini martini glass and white chocolate cupcakes in classic damask filigree paper cupcake wraps

wedding apple pie

homemade goodness
wedding cake alternatives – the apple pie
featured here: indie style wedding couple cake topper

oreo cake

stacked
wedding cake alternatives – oreo cookie display
photo courtesy: cariad photography – cariadphotography.com / source: hey wedding lady – heyweddinglady.com/spring-green-southern-wedding-with-a-travel-theme

fruit and cheese display

savory and sweet
wedding cake alternatives – fruit and cheese “cake” display
photo courtesy of: paula o’hara – paulaohara.com / source: pinterest.com/pin/275282595948505727/

Dress it Up

Now that you’ve got plenty of ideas for what to serve, join us this coming DIY Wedding Wednesday when we show you how to dress up your goodie display.

xoxo.

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