Weddings are getting less and less “traditional” by the day. So are you really that surprised that the wedding cake tradition is getting a makeover, too? That’s right, folks: The overarching trend in wedding cakes…is that more and more folks are skipping them entirely in favor of playful, personal desserts. We present you with a few wedding cake alternatives that have the wedding industry buzzing this wedding season.
Weeding pies are one of the biggest trends in matrimonial sweets. Family style, buffet stations, mini pies: They’re all delicious, beautiful and very affordable. Another huge bonus is that pies usually come in so many varieties that you can easily satisfy both the sweet and savory cravings of your guests.
The person who says that they don’t enjoy sweet, sugary fried dough, they are most likely a liar. Such is the reason churro and beignet station requests are inundating caterers. These kinds of performance stations add the perfect WOW factor for guests. They get extra 1000 bonus points for being really great as ice breakers!
THE SAVORY TAKES THE PLACE OF THE SWEET
Cheese wedding cakes are a thing, and if you don’t have a sweet tooth, you can consider this genius alternative to wedding cakes. All you have to do is get several cheeses just like you would stack a wedding cake and decorate with a selection of fruits or flowers, and you have your cheese wedding cake to go. Wedding cakes cheesecake can be served to your guests along with crackers honey, baked breads or anything else you’d like to include.
Another alternative to the traditional wedding cake are cupcakes instead of wedding cake. Yes, while these are still cakes, they can be displayed completely differently on cake tables for weddings or tiered stands. Easy to make DIY, you could have different types and colors of cupcakes arranged in way that you can still have your cake cutting moment.