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The Delicious World Of Wedding Cakes And Dessert Tables 

A wedding cake is an important element of your wedding. It often serves as the centrepiece of the wedding banquet and can be quite elaborate or simple, depending on the couple’s preferences and wedding theme. Couples have a wide range of types of wedding cakes and flavours to choose from, including custom creations. The key is to choose a cake that reflects your personality and style.

Fit for an alfresco celebration
Photo by Twenty 3 Photography, courtesy of The Quirky Taste
Classic in ivory
Photo courtesy of Arifah Hot Oven
Floral inspired
Photo courtesy of Sylvia Alexa Artistry

Whether you’re looking for traditional wedding cake designs or custom wedding cake ideas, couples have many options when it comes to decisions that will determine the cost of their chosen cake. Consider the following:

  • Size of the cake.
  • Complexity of the design.
  • Ingredients used.
  • The numbers of tiers.
  • The number of guests to be served.
On trend creation for intimate nuptials
Photo courtesy of My BakeBay
Thematic in blue
Photo courtesy of Little Collins Cakery & Cafe
A dessert spread
Photo courtesy of Mad Hatter Desserts

As for dessert tables, it is a great way to show off your personality. They can vary greatly in what is served, but there are some common items that are often included. These range from cupcakes and cookies to cakes and pies. There are also usually a variety of different flavours and colours represented on a dessert table. Certainly, there are varieties to consider when serving desserts at a wedding. A variety of at least six to eight desserts to accommodate the different tastes of your guests is something to contemplate. 

Cute interpretation
Photo by Eventistry, courtesy of
Little Collins Cakery & Cafe
Cupcakes for dessert
Photo by Dicson C Photography, courtesy of
Sylvia Alexa Artistry
Cute desserts
Photo courtesy of My BakeBay

Indeed, a dessert table at your wedding reception is the perfect way to show off your gorgeous wedding cake and stunning dessert choices. Guests can easily walk up to the table and grab a dessert of their choice. In terms of quantity per dessert to serve, you should consider the estimated servings based on the number of guests you expect at your wedding reception. This is where an experienced vendor can assist in helping you make an estimate, ensuring that there is sufficient servings, yet minimising wastage. 

Choices for selection
Photo courtesy of Arifah Hot Oven
Options a plenty
Photo courtesy of The Quirky Taste

Tip: Reach out to our partner vendors here for your customised wedding cake and dessert tables.

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