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Give your guests a sweet alternative to wedding cake. (Image: Trophy Cupcakes & Parties)

3 cake alternatives to wow your wedding guests

The cutting of the cake is one of many wedding traditions you can partake in on your big day. But what if you don't like cake? Or maybe, you just want to give your guests a dessert they'll remember for months after your wedding? Luckily, today's brides and grooms are learning that balking tradition has almost become a tradition of its own, and the cutting of the cake is no exception. Here are three sweet alternatives to end your reception on a high note.
1. A Candy Bar
Candy bars (as in, a bar full of different kinds of candy, not a singular bar) are becoming increasingly popular at weddings. They give your guests the option of choosing their favorite sweets and can pull double duty as both dessert and a wedding favor. The Confectionery has hundreds of different kinds of candy for you to make your candy bar one of a kind. Stock the bar with classics like jellybeans and rock candy, and throw in some off-the-wall treats for fun, like cheesecake caramels or chocolate covered gummy bears.

2. Cupcakes
Yes, they're technically cake. But cupcakes offer a dozens of flavor choices for even the pickiest of guests. From red velvet with cream cheese frosting to chocolate on top of chocolate, you can custom pick your favorites. As an added bonus, cupcakes look great on display. Trophy Cupcakes & Party is well known for their wedding displays and they even hold tastings every month for brides-to-be.

3. Ice Cream
Whether served in a bowl, a cone or sandwiched between two cookies, you can't go wrong with cold, creamy ice cream. And we're not just talking about chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream has more than a dozen flavors that will blow your guests away and they're all made locally. They've even been known to take flavor requests!

Whatever you choose to serve your guests, the most important thing is that you're happy with it. The possibilities are endless so don't be afraid to put a little personality in to your sweet treats.

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