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To Cake or Not to Cake?

When planning a wedding, it’s important to think about every detail that makes you the couple you are. This can include the colors and theme of your wedding and even what signature drink you will be serving at the bar. Tiered cakes have always been a traditional wedding day staple for over a century. However, more and more couples have been changing things up to fit their style. Continue reading below to learn more about whether a cake is the right decision for your special day and what other options you can choose from.

The Perks of a Wedding Cake

Wedding cakes have been a part of receptions for years and years. They symbolize the union of two families coming together and the sweetness of what the future holds for the couple. Presenting your beautiful wedding cake next to your sweetheart table is the cherry on top for a perfect night. After everyone has eaten dinner, the couple will usually cut their wedding cake together and serve each other a bite. This little piece in your timeline is the ideal moment for a photo opportunity. You can also choose to save the top tier of your wedding cake in your freezer to enjoy at your one-year anniversary!

One of the reasons why cakes have been so popular is because of all the different variations you can choose from. When working with a bakery, consider make an appointment to try each of their cake flavors. Along with flavor options, the appearance of your cake has endless possibilities! You can choose to make the cake look more rustic by selecting a “naked cake” style. Or if you decide that you want a more traditional wedding, pick a simple, elegant pure white buttercream or fondant cake with a few real flowers. Whatever you decide, make sure that it matches the overall theme of your special day and that you absolutely love it!

Tiny Cakes!

Some couples love the idea of wedding cakes and the cake cutting ceremony that comes with it. However sometimes they want to serve their guests another type of delicious pastry. Recently mini wedding cakes have become popular; the couple enjoy the cake themselves and serve another dessert to their guests. This allows the couple to perform the traditional cake cutting ceremony while sharing their sweet tooth with their guests. Keep in mind, a mini cake is also perfect for micro-weddings. This way you won’t have too much cake leftover, going to waste.

Sweets

Sometimes, couples aren’t the biggest fan of cake. If this is you, then that it perfectly okay! We have seen many weddings break the tradition and choose to serve another sweet treat instead. There are so many different sweets to choose from other than cake. No matter your selection, be sure that the company is a licensed baker. Below you can find a list that is just scratching the surface of all the possible desserts you can choose from. And the sweets listed below also make great late-night stations! As your guests are dancing the night away, they can visit the station on their own time to indulge in your special late-night dessert!

  • Donut Wall
  • Macaron Tower
  • Cupcakes
  • Decorated Sugar Cookies
  • Candy Bar
  • Cake Pops
  • Dessert Shooters
  • Assorted Pastry Table
  • Scones
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • Mini Pies
  • Crepes
  • Breakfast Pastries
  • Cannolis
  • Chocolate Covered Rice Krispies
  • Croquembouche
  • Pancakes / Waffles
  • Ice Cream Bar
  • Assorted Fudge
  • Table Full of all Your Favorite Sweets

Here at the Club, we are determined to assist you in any way we can, ensuring your day is as sweet as the dessert you choose! Your wedding should be exactly how you always pictured it and we are right here to guide you along the way. When you are ready, contact us at catering@bluehillcc.com to schedule a personalized tour and begin your dream wedding planning process.