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Delicious Wedding Cake Alternatives

Don't like the idea of a classic white tiered cake for your big day? Dive into the world of these alternative desserts and make sure your personality is represented right down to the last course…


We all have that classic image in our head when we think of a wedding cake, but why not break from tradition and explore a different avenue to go down? Here are five alternative desserts you can have on your big day that are guaranteed to be as delicious and a little bit different.


Rachelle's Cakes

Deconstruct the tiers of wedding cake into smaller, more manageable treats by having cupcakes at your wedding. Easily matched to your theme with coloured and textured icing, cupcakes are a fun and personalised way to spoil your guests. Cupcakes are also very easy for guests to take away with them and share with loved ones who couldn't make it on the day. This gorgeous flower bouquet from Rachelle's Cakes looks almost too good to eat… we did say 'almost'! 


Emma Dodi Cakes

A very trendy alternative to the wedding cake, macarons have skyrocketed in popularity due to their pastel aesthetic looks. With the possibility to be arranged in a tower or adorning other bakes, macarons are a fabulous way to inject some colour onto your dessert table. These gorgeously decorated macarons from Emma Dodi Cakes are perfect for that spring wedding feel and would go perfectly alongside a glass of fizz!

Cheese Towers


Not got a sweet tooth? We've got you! These cheese towers are a great way to emulate the wedding cake in a savoury form. Popular with a multitude of guests, choose a selection of your favourite cheeses and pile them on top of eachother tied together with rustic twine, perfect for a barn wedding. Serve alongside chutneys and fruit for the dream cheeseboard.


Crosstown Doughnuts

Doughnuts are the ideal sweet treat for guests young and old and whether piled high in a tower or arranged on pegs to form a doughnut wall, they're guaranteed to get stomachs rumbling! Choose tried-and-tested cake flavours such as lemon or jam or go wild and explore the world of fun flavour combinations, it's your day after all!

Mini Desserts

After browsing through the alternatives for your wedding cake, we're pretty sure it's going to be a tough decision which one to plump for, so why not fully break tradition and just choose them all! A range of mini desserts guarantees something for everyone, whether it's strawberry tarts or mini cheesecakes, your guests will for sure be coming back for more. 


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