Sweet! 40 Dessert Table, Final Course, and Wedding Cake Ideas


Sweet! 40 Dessert Table, Final Course, and Wedding Cake Ideas

Send off your guests with sweet memories by making your final course one for the books. While wedding desserts have traditionally been cakes, brides are throwing all caution to the wind and going for the bold, fun, and delicious. Some couples are completely ditching the cake, others are incorporating it in fun ways. Still others are serving sit-down desserts that are special to the couple, like Italian dessert recipes such as Cranberry Blush Semifreddo or favorite late night snacks like the Donut Cake Dessert Table. There are receptions where dessert is nothing close to a formal course with stations or buffets, allowing guests to pick their favorites. However you decide to sweet talk your guests, it has got to be "you."

Forget making your celebration traditional and work on making it uniquely you with these 40 wedding desserts that are all over the board. From easy dessert ideas to elegant wedding cake designs, from original dessert table ideas you've never seen to insanely adorable cake table ideas and ways to decorate the buffet, we've covered every possible presentation of your sweet treats. Impress your guests will wedding cake ideas they never even imagined could be done.

The even more amazing part is that you can make all of these wedding desserts on your own. Each one of these ideas comes with a tutorial or recipe so that you can duplicate it. You will save hundreds of dollars with these DIY wedding details, but you won't be missing any sliver of creativity, elegance, or brilliance. Guests will be asking for your yummy dessert recipes for weeks, so you may want to give out the instructions as a party favor. Satiate your sweet tooth and your need for originality with these 40 Dessert Table, Final Course, and Wedding Cake Ideas.


Sweet! 40 Dessert Table, Final Course, and Wedding Cake Ideas
Table of Contents

DIY Wedding Cake Ideas
Delicious Dessert Recipes
DIY Cake Stand and Wedding Cake Table Ideas
Fun Dessert Table Ideas

11 DIY Wedding Centerpieces That'll Drop Jaws

Make sure your dessert table looks top-notch with these ideas from our free ebook, 11 DIY Wedding Centerpieces That'll Drop Jaws.


DIY Wedding Cake Ideas

Forget spending $500 on wedding cake designs, and make a DIY wedding cake that looks just as beautiful. With the help of these tutorials, showing brilliant wedding cake ideas, you can make your final course totally sweet. Get creative with wedding desserts by having a table full of differently flavored, one-layer cakes, or feature a gorgeous cake to keep for your first anniversary, and serve other wedding desserts to the guests. If you want to stick to tradition, take a look at the incredibly gorgeous Elegant Ruffled Rose Wedding Cake Design, Perfect Petals Wedding Cake, Fondant Ribbon Roses, or White Almond Sour Cream Wedding Cake Recipe. If you're looking for cakes that are a bit more themed, consider some of the other fantastic wedding cake recipes below. There are even amazing bridal shower food ideas amongst this list.


Winter Wonderland Wedding Cake Designs


Delicious Dessert Recipes

Whether or not you decide to have a cake, you can still serve guests a different plated dessert. These delicious dessert recipes will not disappoint. Since they are real desserts not covered in fondant, guests will be mmm-ing through every bite. Cutting a small cake for tradition but serving yummy desserts is a great way to turn the final course into a win-win. From French dessert recipes and Italian dessert recipes to creamy cheesecake and couture cupcakes, there's a sit-down dessert perfect for every couple.


Late Night Rum Balls Recipe



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Create the perfect soundtrack for between bites of cake with
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DIY Cake Stand and Wedding Cake Table Ideas

If you're having a dessert buffet or wedding cake table, make sure it fits the rest of your wedding theme with these brilliant wedding cake table ideas. Between the gorgeous DIY cake stands and the adorably clever ways to display your desserts, your sweet treats are sure to be presented perfectly.


Vintage Suitcase Cake Display


Fun Dessert Table Ideas

No matter your theme, dessert is the time to have fun. Even if the rest of your reception is glamorous, you can still incorporate a bit of whimsy into the final course with fun dessert table ideas. Make your cupcakes float or give each guest the opportunity to create his own perfect sundae to add a bit of novelty to the whole experience. How sweet!


No-Sew How Sweet It Is Banner


BONUS IDEA! To save some money, pass dessert like you pass appetizers. This way, you'll need less. A few bite-sized desserts are plenty for each adult, while if you're serving each guest individually, you'll waste a lot more food.

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