Alternative Desserts to Have in Your Wedding
National dessert day, aka the best day of the year, is officially upon us, and we’ve put together some of our favorite wedding desserts, apart from the traditional cake, to celebrate. Whether you’re are a nonconformist or just want to supplement your dessert with other yummy treats, these delicious options will stand out from the crowd. From finger foods to mini versions of the classics, here are some dessert alternatives sure to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth.
Breakfast food is an all-around crowd-pleaser that can be served at any time—especially when it’s a la mode. Offering different ice cream flavors and toppings like berries, sprinkles and hot fudge will appeal to every guest’s taste buds. With this amazing breakfast treat, your guests will surely be satisfied in your morning wedding event.
Mini Pies on a Stick
Anything you can eat on a stick is an idea we can totally get behind. Pies of all different flavors, like apple, blueberry, chocolate or banana cream, will guarantee there’s something for everyone at your wedding, and their fun-size portions allow your guests to try more than one flavor. This will surely be a fun treat for everyone.
Fruit and yogurt parfaits are a great go-to dessert for a healthy (and gluten-free!) option. Guests can create their own parfait and add ingredients from a fruit and yogurt bar, or if you’d like to encourage more mixing and mingling during the reception, have attendants pass them around to keep the energy and movement levels up. This is a yummy dessert that everyone will surely crave from your wedding event.
Cake Push Pops
Cake push pops are easy to eat (aka guests can eat with one hand while they’re getting down on the dance floor), they look super-cute on display and they take the idea of a cake pop to the next level. Color coordinate the frosting in the push pop as a nod to your wedding color palette. The children will love this. Don’t forget to add it up on your wedding menu list.
Everyone loves doughnuts. Glazed, frosted or plain old cake, everyone loves a good doughnut. Reach out to a local bakeshop to try and get the freshest, yummiest treats for your reception. Display them on tiers to mimic a multitiered cake, or go for something a little different, like a doughnut wall or mounds of little doughnut holes.