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Sweet Tooth

A twist on the classic wedding cake

Words by Rebecca Mitchell

Planning special desserts for your wedding day is one of the most enjoyable aspects of prepping for your big party. Instead of just a place to display the wedding cake, today’s dessert table offers a buffet-style feast with your guests’ sweet tooth in mind. Although it’s arguably a reception essential, many couples are opting to supplement the traditional, stand-alone wedding cake with a well-rounded dessert spread that reflects their personalities and works seamlessly with the other reception mainstays. Open to guests of all ages, the dessert buffet is a trend bound to stay popular.

There are many dessert table options—from cookies, doughnuts, candies, and s’mores to bite-sized versions of classic desserts and tiered cupcakes, and from eye-catching miniature cakes to scrumptious pies. Pick a theme, choose your favorites, and design an appealing table layout. Don’t forget to plan your signage; you’ll want to make sure guests know what the offerings are. And, offer some special desserts to guests with dietary restrictions; they will be thrilled to not miss out.
What sweet treats will you offer your guests?

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