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Whether you're a non-traditional bride trying to break from tradition, trying to start a new tradition or trend, paying homage to the couples favorite treats, or just don't like cake, you can still incorporate the tradition and elegance of a beautifully styled alternative desserts!

Check out these amazingly stacked desserts that may be deceiving at first look, but are certainly far from the traditional wedding cake. And trust me, these jaw dropping confectioneries will stun your guests, no one will even miss the cake.


Cannoli Cake

Get some of your favorite cannoli from your local pastry shop, and tier it with beautifully interlaced fresh flowers for an elegant and soft look. Photo by: Wedding Chicks

cannoli wedding cake

Rice Cereal Treat Cake

This classic treat can be molded and shaped into the perfectly tiered wedding cake. You can ice layers, and choose to leave the exterior exposed to highlight the nostalgic treat, or ice the exterior for a classic look., and tier it with beautifully interlaced fresh flowers for an elegant and soft look. Photo by: Ashleigh Jayne Weddings

rice krispies treat wedding cake


Donut Hole Cake

These fun to eat bite sized donut towers are so easy to assemble yourself!  Use toothpicks and foam tower to create this elegant and whimsy look. Photo by: Chelsea Nicole Photography and Abby Leighanne


Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Who can complain?! It's amazing to think that this classic treat hasn't been elevated to the stylish and chic status it deserves. This giant cookie cake is a fun way to incorporate a couples unique style and personal taste. Photo by: fox on the run, bride

chocoalte chip cookie alternative wedding cake



Cheese Wheel Tower

This tower suits a vineyard or wine themed event perfectly, and is the ultimate in "savoury" cake options. Not a sweet tooth? Not a problem with this fantastic fromage.

Photo by: Godminster Celebration Cheese Cake.

cheese tower wedding cake



Chocolate Truffle Cake

This stunner is perfect for the chocoholic couples. Beautiful chocolate truffle balls make a visually interesting, and equally delicious option! Photo by: cakeapothacary

chocoalte truffles wedding cake



Pancake/Crepe Cake

These stylish beauties are so on trend with the "naked" cake trend. Light, fluffy, and so indulging, these crepe cakes are a showstopper at a brunch wedding or event. Photo by: Spanglish Studios/ Wedding Chicks



Donut Cake

A donut cake is an amazing twist on tradition for a lunch or brunch wedding, but makes an equally scrumptious treat any time of day! And when you compare the cost of a donut to a slice of wedding cake, your wallet isn't going to complain either!  Photo by: Emily Sacra Photography/ The Budget Savvy Bride

donut tower wedding cake

Macaron Tower Cake

Macarons have really grown in popularity over the last several years, making a name for themselves as the cookies classy older sister. These stylish and tasty treats come in such an array of beautiful colors, they'll surely be a selection to match your event. Photo by: Agnes De Sucre



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