5 Trendy Wedding Cake Alternatives

Tradition says wedding cakes are an essential part of any wedding. However the times, as we all may know, are changing and now weddings are becoming more and more personalized. Which can be seen from a rise in the non-cake wedding cake trend. Couples are customizing their cakes according to their choice, and hence a wide range of alternatives for traditional wedding cakes has emerged. So if you have a sweet tooth but aren’t fond of a traditional cake for your wedding, here is a delicious list of sweet treat options for you to choose from. 

A Pie Alternative

If you have a thing for pies, why not offer pies instead of a traditional cake? You can choose from a large variety of pies such as lemon, banoffee, cherry, pecan, apple, and blackberry. You can even stack tiers of pies to achieve appearance like a cake for cake cutting ceremony or simply offer a selection of pies on your dessert table for guests to choose.

Don’t have a sweet tooth? Worry not as there are plenty of savory pie options to substitute traditional wedding cakes as well. You can go the traditional wedding route- a meatpie! you can order a custom meatpie wedding cake. Remember that pigeon filled wedding pie from Joffrey and Margaery’s wedding in Game of Thrones? Serving pies was actually tradition at weddings for a long-time before wedding cakes become a custom. You can order a meatpie from specialty shops starting at around $100.

A Savory Cheesecake Alternative

Cheese wedding cakes are becoming a popular savory alternative to traditional wedding cakes around the world. They consist of several layers of cheese, arranged above each other in the same way as the tiers of traditional wedding cake. Usually, cream cheese is sandwiched between the layers and the delicious cake is decorated with a dusting of parmesan. You can offer cheesecake to your guests with flowers, fruits, and wines for a more pleasurable experience.

A Cupcake Alternative

Cupcakes are desirable alternatives to wedding cakes. A little delicate cupcake, decorated to your personal theme, is always a crowd pleaser. You can stack little cupcakes on the top of a cupcake tower to have a traditional cake cutting ceremony. You can even give cupcakes as a gift to your guests at the end of the ceremony. There are many ways to bring out your cupcake fantasies on your wedding day as long as you have a sweet imagination. Consult your baker for ideas!

A Cookie Alternative

When it comes to alternatives for a wedding cake, cookies serve as a perfect option to replace your wedding cake because of their wide range of choices and desirability. The options for wedding cookies are endless—from cute and creative to classy and hearty, you can go any route still be able to please your guests. They are easy to personalize and can be made to easily match your chosen theme and venue. Cookies, like cupcakes, indulge your inner child but in a cuter way.

A Doughnut Alternative

With a variety of fillings and a little bit of creative presentation, you can have a very cost-effective alternative to your wedding cake in the form of doughnuts. Doughnuts are inexpensive treats and can serve as a pretty alternative to the wedding cake. Stack them up on top of each other, and use your favorite topper to create an impressive doughnut wedding stack.

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