Top 7 Alternatives to a Traditional Wedding Cake

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A tiered cake is a common sight at many weddings. But what if you just happen to not like cake? Or another type of dessert is your favorite? Or you just want something different?

Offer your guests a tasty treat with one of these delicious alternatives to the traditional wedding cake.

1. Cake pops
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Cake pops are still a popular choice for weddings. They can be decorated to fit your wedding color palette, and come in the same delicious flavors as a traditional cake.

2. Doughnuts
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Glazed, filled, iced. Stacked them on a pretty cake stand, or displayed on trays. Doughnuts are a perennial favorite. Try a doughnut tower with Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

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Don’t let other articles fool you. (You know, the one’s that say cupcakes are on their way out). Cupcakes served at weddings is still a popular choice. Mix and match flavors.

4. Cheesecakes
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Many people prefer cheesecake over cake. If this is you, why not serve cheesecake at your reception? You can do full-sized cakes or serve mini ones. Offer a variety of flavors.

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5. Cookies & Milk
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What a better way to end the day than with a tall glass of milk and cookies? Yum!

6. Pancakes
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Having a wedding breakfast or brunch? Then how about a stack of pancakes with delicious layers of maple syrup, seasonal fruits, and cream?

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7. Ice Cream
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Ice cream is a favorite with all ages. A make-your-own sundae bar with different flavors and multiple toppings will be a bit hit.

Can’t Pick?

Who says you have to pick just one? Serve multiple types of sweet treats with a dessert buffet.

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