Wedding Treats

Alternative Wedding Cake Ideas

October 7, 2017
Words by Katie Martin
Photos courtesy of

Want to be different when it comes to a classical wedding cake? Our friends over at Inspired By This are back with inspiration on wedding cake alternatives that are sure to delight friends and family alike.

While cake is a classic treat to have at any wedding, why not choose something that makes your wedding unique and still satisfies your sweet tooth? This year we’re seeing many cake alternatives, such as stacked cheese wheels, doughnut hole towers and macaroon stacks. We’ve gathered a collection of alternative wedding cake inspiration that will be perfect for your big day!

Photo info (in order of appearance): Event design by Anais Events, Macaroon cake by Fleau de Farine, Photo by MP Singh Photography; Event design by Laurel & Rose, Cheese cake by La Bandita, Photo by Kate Holstein Photography; Desserts by Porto’s Bakery, Photo by Valorie Darling Photography; Catering by Modern Art Catering, Photo by Brian Leahy Photography; Event design by Erganic Design, Photo by Cody Raisig Photography; Event design by Antonia Christianson Events, Photo by We Are The Mitchells; Photo by Ashley LaPrade Photography; Event design by GATHER events, Photo by One Love Photography; Event design by Fête Nashville, Photo by Dove Weddings; Event design by A Good Affair, Floral design by Posh Peony, Catering by Beverly’s Bakery, Photo by Anna Delores Photography; Event design by Antonia Christianson Events, Photo by Echard Wheeler; Napkins by For Your Party, Photo by Lauren Gabrielle; Planning and design by Kirkbrides Wedding Planning & Design, Sign by Willow & Wine, Pies by Rittman Orchards, Catering by Spice Catering, Photo by Aster and Olive Photo; Event design by A. Dominick Events, Cupcakes by Spilled Milk Catering, Photo by Bonnie Sen Photography; Donut tower by Holey Moley Doughnuts, Photo by Studio 29 Photography & Design; Cake by Caprice Fine French Pastries, Photo by Koman Photography; Calligraphy by Belles Lettres Calligraphy, Photo by Mademoiselle Fiona Wedding Photography; Event Design by Whimsy Weddings, Photo by Anchor and Lace Photography.

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