Wedding Cake Alternatives

 
 
Photo: Kattie Day Sutter Photography | Florals: S. Chapman Designs | Cake: Kaylynn Cook

Photo: Kattie Day Sutter Photography | Florals: S. Chapman Designs | Cake: Kaylynn Cook

 

Alternatives to the Infamous Wedding Cake

Alright, so you’re not a big fan of cake. In today’s wedding world, there are so many alternatives that will make you and your guests happy on your big day. When deciding on what option to go with, think of one that is a reflection of you and something that you will enjoy.


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  1. Cupcakes

    Maybe you are a cake lover but you are having a hard time making a decision on a flavor and icing choice. Cupcakes are the perfection mix and match option and great for picky eaters. Not to mention, they can go a long way and the display options are endless!


2. Cookies

If your not a fan of icing or looking for a homemade treat , cookies are both budget friendly and fun. Just make sure no to forget the milk!

Morgan Leigh Photography

Morgan Leigh Photography


3. Smores

Who doesn’t love the traditional graham cracker, chocolate and marshmallow sandwich? This campfire favorite is bound to be a hit for all ages and is perfect for any season! Plus you can switch it up if you’d like and have a variety of candy bar choices for your guests to enjoy. Just make sure to have wet wipes or plenty of napkins at the station so guests don’t get too sticky with this sweet treat.

Ivory and Grace Photography

Ivory and Grace Photography


4. Popcorn Bar

It’s not just for the movies any more! Cheddar, caramel, and butter flavors are definitely delicious, but if you want to swap it up for something more nontraditional, companies like Popcornopolis and others have flavors that are fun and funky. Cute bags or containers are the best way for guests to enjoy this option and trust me, they will keep going back for more!

 
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5. Donuts

 
Compass Wedding Collective

Compass Wedding Collective

 

Want to know a little secret? Any time I see the famous '“Hot and Ready” sign glowing at Krispy Kreme your girl is pulling over! Whether you are a glazed, sprinkled, powdered, or cream filled lover, donuts are a fan favorite for any occasion. If you want to buy local, hit up your favorite donut shop in town. Often times they offer unique creations and are thrilled to be a part of your big day. Setting them up is quite simple too! Peg boards and cake stands make for a cute and easy display and believe me, your guests (and vendors) will enjoy them!


6. Candy Station

Taylor Faith Photography

Taylor Faith Photography

This option is perfect for those who want to show off their sweet tooth! Treat your guests to your favorite candies from childhood, college or those you like together as a couple. If you like DIY projects, you can design cute bags or containers for guests to fill and take home with them.