Unique Wedding Desserts

After indulging in the main entrée, it’s time for the most delicious part of the meal…the dessert! While most brides choose to serve the traditional cake, tiered and full of different layered flavors, there’s alternative options for equally delicious desserts to serve your guests!

What a fun twist on the classic wedding cake! Cake pops have become a trending dessert, and they’re super easy to make (and eat)! Have a variety of flavors and decorations for your guests to choose from; the possibilities are endless!

Go the alternative route and offer nature’s candy to your guests – that’s right, fruit! Top the fruit with some whipped cream for extra sweetener, or if you can’t get yourself to stray away from chocolate (because I mean, who can say no to chocolate?!), offer a chocolate fountain to dip the fruit in! Yum!

Can’t decide on just one fun and unique dessert? Why not offer them ALL to your guests?! By having a dessert buffet, your guests will be able to pick and choose what they would like to indulge in after their meal, whether it be cake, assorted fruit, or pie!

How to Choose the Right Menu

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One of the biggest financial decisions for your wedding day is the food and menu. Aside from picking from a variety of delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts, it’s important to decide how to present and serve the food to your guests, all while keeping your budget in mind!

If you want a more casual way of serving food, having a buffet at your wedding is a great choice! With a buffet, guests will be able to have the freedom of getting whichever food they desire, and you are able to have a wider variety of food available. Having a buffet may be a little pricey due to ordering vast amount of food to feed everyone, especially if people would want seconds!

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Image Credit: The Perfect Palette

To opt for a more formal dining option, having a plated, sit-down dinner at your reception is the way to go! Guests will typically be served a three-course meal (appetizer, entrée, and dessert), where there will be 2-3 options for food choices. Having a plated dinner is more organized since everyone will be seated and eating at the same time. After getting a head count for your wedding, having a sit-down dinner is budget friendly since you can order the exact amount of food you need.

 

 

 

 

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Image Credit: Joyful Health Yeats

Having a cocktail-style reception is a great way to provide food for your guests if you want to avoid a long sit-down meal as well as larger portions of food. Hors d’oeuvres are usually served, giving guests plenty of options of smaller foods. Cocktail style receptions are also perfect to have your guests mingle and meet each other! Having a variety of smaller portioned foods is a good way to save money on your big day!