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
Source: 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
Source: I Gotta Create!: Tuxedo and
Decorate Oreos as tuxedos or wedding dresses for a funny twist on Oreo cookies!
3. Cake Pops
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
Are you obsessed with Oreos? Stack them into a cake shape for your wedding "cake!"
5. Personal Strawberry Shortcake
Source: 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
Source: Cookie bar instead of a
Invite your guests to help themselves to their favorite cookies!
7. Donut Kabobs
Source: shabby chic beach wedding dessert
This cute twist on wedding desserts is perfect for a brunch reception!
8. Hot Chocolate Bar
Source: 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
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
Source: 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
Source: 10 Fantastic Wedding Favour Ideas
Personalize sugar cookies with your names or wedding date in place of a cake!
12. Cookies and Milk
Source: Romantic Vineyard Wedding Lincourt Winery
Cookies and milk are such a classic treat- why not incorporate them into your wedding?
13. S'Mores Bar
Source: 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
Source: Cute Pie Dessert Bars!
Serve pie instead of cake if you don't love cake!
15. Donut Cake
Source: Non-Traditional Tiered Desserts
If you love donuts more than cake, you must serve donuts like this at your wedding!
16. Macaroon Cake
Source: 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
Source: 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
Source: 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
Source: Mini Key Lime Pie
Love Key Lime Pie? Who says you can't serve it as your wedding cake?
20. Cannoli Cake Tier
Source: Real Weddings: Miranda & Grant’s
If your wedding is Italian-themed, these tiers of cannoli are so pretty and delicious!
21. Mini Churros
Source: 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
Source: 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
Source: DIY Wedding Favors: Rice Krispie
These are so easy to DIY if you're looking for something cost-effective!
24. Brownie Wedding Cake
Source: 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
Source: 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
Source: 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!