Top five alternatives to the traditional wedding cake

Top five alternatives to the traditional wedding cake from Heart Shaped Weddings

So what do you do if you have a sweet tooth, definitely want to serve your guests a sweet treat, but want to break from the traditional cake shaped mould?!

Here's a cake-shaped thought for you...How fantastic it would be to wow your guests with a multi-coloured tower of macarons?

We've all seen cupcakes (which I love BTW) as the, *ahem*, obvious alternative to the traditional wedding cake, but how about a pyramid-tower of doughnuts instead? Sugary ones, jammy ones, custard filled ones, chocolate covered ones?! Can you picture it? Sadly, I can! I can also picture my hips growing by the second :)

Who could resist any of these mouthwatering numbers:

  • Crepe cakes
  • Doughnuts
  • Macarons
  • Meringues
  • Pies (a mini sweet pie of a stick?! Yes yes yes!

They all look pretty delish, right?

And if you can't choose just one (I wouldn't be able to!), how about an entire table of cakes? What could be better than a table adorned with a selection of all your favourite cakey treats?!


P.S. I make no apologies what-so-ever for posting lots of pics of mouth watering sweet treats and take absolutely no responsibility for any diets I may have ruined as a consequence!

Image credits | via Loverly Weddings | B Lovely Events | Meringue Girls | Southern Weddings | Gold doughnuts via Style Me Pretty | Pavlova cake by The Lanes | XOXO macarons via Style Me Pretty photography by Joseph and Jaime Weddings | Chocolate crepe cake by Martha Stewart

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Rebecca Buckingham - Wedding planner based in High Wycombe covering Buckinghamshire and surrounding counties

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