5 Wedding Cake Alternatives

Not crazy about wedding cake? Serve up one of these delicious alternatives at your reception.
By: 
Kristen O'Gorman Klein; additional reporting by Emily Gardner

Dessert Bar

dessert buffet
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Do you have a major sweet tooth? Consider a dessert bar, which gives you (and your guests!) a chance to have a little bit of everything. Offer up bite-size treats, like mini cupcakes, cheesecakes, French macarons, creampuffs, cannolis, brownie bites, and chocolate-covered strawberries.

Choose your all-time favorites, or opt for the best of the season with these recommendations from Cupcakes Couture:

Summer: Fruit tarts, sponge cakes, and truffles featuring bold fruits like passion fruit, cherries, grapefruit and peaches.

Spring: Spotlight the season’s best fruits with desserts including citrus, melon, apricot, strawberry and pineapple. Another favorite: Creampuffs.

Fall: Pastries featuring rich flavors like pumpkin, apple pie, ginger spice and cranberry.

Winter: Think comfort: winter mint and rich chocolate.