More than Wedding Cake – A Work of Art: Details That Can Transform Your Dessert

Serving wedding cake is a timeless tradition, and it is nearly unimaginable to go without one. Whether you choose to serve a classic wedding cake at your wedding or you take an alternative route and celebrate with another sweet treat, it is important that you work your originality and style into whatever you serve.

The wedding cake, or sweet alternative, is a statement and a work of art. It is the centerpiece that you display throughout the entire wedding reception, it’s a feature item for photo taking, and it is just as much of an important piece of your as the wedding décor and ambiance.

Want to take your wedding dessert up a notch? We have gathered some tips for you – so read on and find how to find your out-of-the-box wedding cake alternative.

  • Do-nut Mind of I Do: A donut wall has become a modern wedding staple, but we love it all the same. It requires minimal construction but has maximum results, guaranteeing a cost-efficient alternative to the traditional wedding cake. It only takes a little bit of prep work to design and construct the wall, and a quick order to your favorite donut shop will get you a delicious treat and whimsical photo backdrop.
  • I Scream for Ice Cream: In a day and age where ice cream is all the rage, there have never been more creative ways to do it. Whether you choose a nitrogen ice cream station, a customizable rolled ice cream cart, or even a build-your-own ice cream sandwich bar, there are endless opportunities to add frozen dairy treats to your wedding day.
  • Keep it Classy: If you’re opting for banquet style reception, you might want to consider an elegant plated dessert. Have your guests choose from a classic cheesecake, a decadent chocolate mouse, a modern twist on a classic favorite. Family and friends will love the creativity and the contemporary slant.
  • Three cheers for Pie:  Keep it casual with a pie buffet! Dig out old family recipes for beloved classics, or make petit pies that guests can pop in their mouth. You can even customize the crust with a monogram or signature design to make it extra memorable. Here’s an example of wedding pie done well in our recent styled shoot!

At the end of the day, whether you choose a traditional treat or a whimsical dessert, it should truly be a work of art and should be expressive of the things that you love!