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Skip the Cake and Go for These Cute Wedding Desserts ...

By Teresa

These days are all about nontraditional weddings, and a lot of the time, that starts with the cake! If you're not obsessed with the idea of having a cake, go for one of these unique options instead. No matter what you choose, it's sure to be the talk of the wedding!

1 Fruit Salad

Fruit SaladSource: Top 40 Traditional Wedding Cake
Fruit salad is such a fun and fresh dessert for your wedding, and serving it in a champagne glass adds a chic, little touch!

2 Tux Oreos

Tux OreosSource: I Gotta Create!: Tuxedo and
Decorate Oreos as tuxedos or wedding dresses for a funny twist on Oreo cookies!

3 Cake Pops

Cake PopsSource: m.bridalguide.com
If you want cake, but don't want to deal with hiring someone to cut and serve it at your wedding, serve cake pops instead! They're self-serve and there's no mess like a traditional cake!

4 Oreo Cake

Oreo CakeSource: m.bridalguide.com
Are you obsessed with Oreos? Stack them into a cake shape for your wedding "cake!"

5 Personal Strawberry Shortcake

Personal Strawberry ShortcakeSource: The Hottest 2015 Wedding Trend
If you're a strawberry shortcake fanatic, this is a great way to serve it at your wedding in a way that's cute and easy!

6 Cookie Bar

Cookie BarSource: Cookie bar instead of a
Invite your guests to help themselves to their favorite cookies!

7 Donut Kabobs

Donut KabobsSource: shabby chic beach wedding dessert
This cute twist on wedding desserts is perfect for a brunch reception!

8 Hot Chocolate Bar

Hot Chocolate BarSource: 4 Fun Winter Wedding Events
Having a winter wedding? There's nothing more romantic than sharing a hot chocolate with your special someone!

9 Candy Bar

Candy Barcolincowieweddings.com
If you and your significant other have huge sweet tooths, let that show through at your reception with a colorful candy bar!

10 Cookie Bar

Cookie BarSource: Eric + Hana's rustic barn
If you're looking for a favor as well, make a cookie bar a two-for-one! Provide bags so guests can take cookies with them to go!

11 Personalized Cookies

Personalized CookiesSource: 10 Fantastic Wedding Favour Ideas
Personalize sugar cookies with your names or wedding date in place of a cake!

12 Cookies and Milk

Cookies and MilkSource: Romantic Vineyard Wedding Lincourt Winery
Cookies and milk are such a classic treat- why not incorporate them into your wedding?

13 S'Mores Bar

S'Mores BarSource: HOW-TO: Make Your Own S’mores
If you're having an outdoor wedding in the summer, let guests make their own s'mores instead of serving a cake!

14 Pie Bar

Pie BarSource: Cute Pie Dessert Bars!
Serve pie instead of cake if you don't love cake!

15 Donut Cake

Donut CakeSource: Non-Traditional Tiered Desserts
If you love donuts more than cake, you must serve donuts like this at your wedding!

16 Macaroon Cake

Macaroon CakeSource: Top 3 Wedding Trends For
Put macaroons on a cake tier to do a fun twist on a typical wedding cake!

17 Personal Pudding Cups

Personal Pudding CupsSource: 15 Delicious Shot Glass Wedding
Do you and your fiancé love pudding? Serve it instead of a cake to make serving dessert a breeze!

18 Rustic Fruit

Rustic FruitSource: Mini Food Ideas - Wedding
I love how this fruit is served in paper cones. It feels so rustic. This would be perfect for a farm wedding!

19 Mini Key Lime Pie

Mini Key Lime PieSource: Mini Key Lime Pie
Love Key Lime Pie? Who says you can't serve it as your wedding cake?

20 Cannoli Cake Tier

Cannoli Cake TierSource: Real Weddings: Miranda & Grant’s
If your wedding is Italian-themed, these tiers of cannoli are so pretty and delicious!

21 Mini Churros

Mini ChurrosSource: 13 Most Irresistible Canapés Of
Churros are perfect carnival food, so if your wedding is inspired by a carnival, serve these personal churros at your wedding!

22 Gelato Bar

Gelato BarSource: Cool, Frozen and Refreshing Summer
If you're having an outdoor wedding this summer, cool your guests off with a gelato bar!

23 Rice Krispie Hearts

Rice Krispie HeartsSource: DIY Wedding Favors: Rice Krispie
These are so easy to DIY if you're looking for something cost-effective!

24 Brownie Wedding Cake

Brownie Wedding CakeSource: Brownie wedding cake - 20
Some people just like brownies more than cake, and if you're one of those people, make a brownie "cake" like this one!

25 Popcorn Bar

Popcorn BarSource: Pen N' Paper Flowers: STYLING
If you prefer something salty rather than sweet, this is a great alternative to a typical wedding cake!

26 Wedding Meringues

Wedding MeringuesSource: Spring Gourmet Meringues - Style
Not only is this so unique, but it looks so gorgeous and sophisticated for a wedding!

What's your favorite wedding cake alternative? Let me know in the comments!

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