9 Sweet Wedding Cake Alternatives

by Azure

We've already showed you tons of delectable alternatives to a traditional wedding cake, and if you missed our coverage, just check out the links at the bottom of this post. But we're not done yet! Read on to feast your eyes on 9 delicious wedding cake alternatives, then share your top picks in the comments section! 1.  Macaron Towers - You'll have to dream up a new tradition to replace the cake cutting moment, but it will be totally worth it once you see your tasty tower of...

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7 Wonderful Wedding Cake Alternatives

by The Man Registry

Special to OneWed by Kara Horner of TheManRegistry.com Looking for some sweet alternatives to the traditional wedding cake and groom’s cake? Whether you’re just not that into cake or want to put a unique and personal spin on your wedding dessert, here are a few ideas to consider. 1. Macarons. Oh la la! These sweet meringue-based French confections filled with ganache or butter cream sandwiched between two cookies not only look lovely, but taste delicious. You could offer them...

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Beyond the Wedding Cake: Alternative Desserts

by Courtney

Looking for a sweet treat for guests in addition to your wedding cake?  Maybe you want to do away with the tiered tradition altogether?  Cupcakes, pies, candy tables and tiers of doughnuts are fun alternatives, but let’s face it, by now they’ve lost their uniqueness in the world of weddings.  Below are some of our (not too-overly done) alternatives to wedding cakes. Milk and Cookies: Perfect for the DIY bride whose mom makes a fantastic cookie, or for the bride with the...

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Top Chef Just Desserts: Wedding Cake Challenge!

by Azure

The great wedding cake baker Sylvia Weinstock was the special guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef Just Desserts last night, and it was quite the tasty treat! Contestants were challenged to create a delicious wedding cake, but were given only an hour and a half to complete this task. There were some major flops, some drool-worthy successes, and one contestant who clearly missed the memo... instead of a regal tiered wedding cake, he presented Weinstock with a mini "engagement cake" that...

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Red Velvet Cake For The DIY And Budget Bride!

by Azure

Red Velvet Cake. Mmm... my mouth is already watering! Throughout the 1920s, red velvet was the signature dessert at NYC's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Since then, it’s become a favorite confection that never fails to impress. And who could forget the armadillo-shaped red velvet groom’s cake in the Julia Roberts flick Steel Magnolias? Whether you’re thinking red velvet for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, or for the groom’s cake, today is your lucky day! We’ve got the...

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Invite Pinkberry To Your Pre-Wedding Festivities For An Extra Tasty Treat!

by Azure

Look out, sweets-loving brides! There’s a new wedding dessert kid in town! Pinkberry, the frozen yogurt shop adored by Hollywood celebs, now brings its swirly decadence to engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, and weddings! They’ll hand deliver their festive goodies- fresh delicious frozen yogurt, plus yummy high-quality toppings- right to your door (or your wedding venue's door!). So... you can stick with the traditional wedding cake, but why not forgo...

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Savvy Steals Winner: Custom S’Mores Favors For Your Bridal Shower Guests!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway Now I know the way to our Savvy Scoop readers' hearts... through sweet treats! This week's Savvy Steal- 25 custom s'mores favors from Sweet Lydia's- was a huge hit, but unfortunately, there can only be one winner. And the winner is... Huey-Tyng S! Congrats, Huey!! Don't forget to email SavvyScoop@OneWed.com to claim your sweet s'mores favors! *Disclosure: Savvy Steal prize donated by a paid OneWed advertiser

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Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway: Decadent Custom Favors For Your Bridal Shower Or Wedding Day!

by Azure

About OneWed's Savvy Steals Weekly Giveaway This week’s Savvy Steals giveaway is as sweet as they come! Sweet Lydia’s specializes in creating the most delicious custom confections- handcrafted s’mores favors, beautifully packaged for your bridal shower attendees or wedding guests. Everything from Sweet Lydia’s is totally customizable and made-to-order, so they’ll create the perfect favors for your special day! As the owner puts it, your marshmallow wish is their...

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Recycled Bride: Eco-Wedding Cakes

by Azure

About Recycled Bride Satisfy your sweet tooth sustainably with these delicious wedding cakes Go ahead -- splurge! Earth-friendly wedding cakes are just as delicious, rich, and beautiful as their conventional counterparts. We've got some of the world's sweetest ideas for kinder, gentler wedding cakes and desserts. Vegan bakeries like Sweet and Organic and BabycakesNYC are popping up everywhere, and it's no wonder -- their cakes are even tastier than conventional sweets, and they're...

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2010 Wedding Trend: Wedding Cakes Gone Wild

by Azure

If you read our Top 10 Wedding Trends for 2010 blog post yesterday, you already know that when it comes to wedding cakes, fondant is out, and butter cream icing is in. But after surveying wedding experts, we learned that wedding cakes are taking a little breather in 2010... a mini hiatus of sorts. Brides will be breaking tradition, and branching out by serving alternative, yummy desserts (desserts you do not want to pass up!). Juliet Douglas of Green Orchid Events and The Vegas...

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