Days when wedding couples used to do everything in the conventional manner are numbered. These days, every couple is seen searching for some innovative ideas for the big day to leave an everlasting impression on others. The same thing applies to the tradition of keeping cake on the wedding day. Couples are now breaking the cake rule and keeping different kinds of desserts on their wedding. If you have some similar plans then here are some of the best alternatives that you can consider over wedding cake.
1. Ice-cream sundae
Though it is not usual to find ice cream in weddings but do not be afraid of doing unusual. Get a stall on your wedding party where family and friends can have most exclusive ice-cream sundaes. This option is best suitable for couples who are getting married during the summer season. In such instances, you would not only be appreciated for being experimental, but also for keeping your guests cool in the scorching heat.
2. Cup cakes
With so many snacks and items in main course, very less space is left in the stomachs of guests. In such a situation, people do not eat cake and it goes waste. This is the reason why you can think of keeping small cup cakes on your wedding so that everyone can enjoy eating it. Cup cakes are available in multitudinous flavors with different designs. Try to present your guests with wide array of choices in cup cakes so that each one of them can grab a piece or two according to their taste.
While talking about desserts how can anyone forget to mention donuts. From kids to elderly people, everyone simply loves donuts and you can include them in your wedding menu for sure. These days, more and more focus is being laid on presentation of the dishes. So, appoint some professional who is known for his innovative presentations of desserts and rest of the work is done by the charm of the donuts and the way they are presented.
4. Chocolate fountain
Water fountains are common to be found in wedding décor. Have you ever thought of placing chocolate fountain in the dessert section? Well, if not then you can think of it now. Chocolate fountains are gaining popularity among wedding couples these days and you can also get this in the dessert section of your wedding. Generally, a chocolate fountain contains melted chocolate and guests can enjoy eating it in combination with other items on the table.
Another dessert item that everybody loves irrespective of their age and taste is candies. Keeping all different sorts of candies is handy and guests would be able to eat it easily, too. A good presentation again matters a lot and you should ensure that it is done properly.
Chocolate brownies are always tempting. Brownies generally are of two types – plain and with nuts. To ensure that it tastes even more delicious, try getting it served with ice-cream and even chocolate fountain. Such a combination would definitely leave people licking their fingers.
A pancake is way different from usual wedding cakes and including it in your wedding menu would be very much innovative. A similar version of such types of cakes is called retro-cakes and you can check out for some stores who specifically prepare it for special occasions such as birthday parties and weddings.
8. Cake pops
Things that come in small package are generally adorable. And the charm intensifies when they are on sticks. Yes, you heard it right. We are talking about cakes on sticks which can be finished in just one bite. Cake pops are easy to serve and unlike usual cakes you do not any clutter while serving and eating.
9. Creamy cookies
Cookies with cream and nuts inside are also a good option for desserts. Cream cookies are available in different flavors with some special ingredients too. One can buy the usual ones from the market itself or they can be prepared especially on order too. Keeping in mind, time available and your budget you can take the final decision.
10. Dessert buffet
If your budget allows and you wish to make your wedding the best one in the town, try out the idea of dessert buffet. Here you can keep all different kinds of desserts altogether so that one can taste everything at just one place. The numbers of dessert items can vary from three to any number that you wish.