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Photography by EULANDA SHEAD
There’s something so simple and beautiful about a delicate tower of eclairs. Add in fresh summer florals and it’s wedding ready. 
 

[updated May 20, 2017]

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Photography by BEL COMBRIDGE PHOTOGRAPHY
If you asked us, this floral take on the classic French croquembouche trumps just about any other wedding cake. 
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Photography by HAYLEY SAVAGE PHOTOGRAPHY

Indigo Rose Cakes’s scone cake is a serious game-changer. Filtered with berries and a healthy dusting of powdered sugar, the end result is a real show-stopper. 

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Photography by MARILYN DUVALL PHOTOGRAPHY

If you’re looking for alternatives to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite, out-of-the-cake-box, confections for the big day.

Alternate a stack of cannolis in between layers of fresh flowers on a multi-tiered platter for an elegant treat.

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Photography by CAMI PARKER

Nix the knives and forgo the forks. We love the look of paper cones filled with donut holes. Display these treats by the dance floor using a vintage wire rack.

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Photography by JESSICA BURKE

We love this idea for a rustic-themed soiree. Serve small mason jars brimming with delicious strawberry shortcake for guest to dig into.

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Photography by CLUNEY PHOTO

Set up a dessert bar featuring mini pies in a variety of mouth-watering flavors. Use a chalkboard to let guests know what their options are. Pies not your dessert of choice? Use this idea with cookies, whoopie pies, or sundae toppings.

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Photography by THE COURTYARD DAIRY

Sick of sweets? Opt for full wheels of your favorite frommages instead. Garnish with flowers or fresh fruit for a totally unique take on dessert.

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Photography by BECCA RILLO PHOTOGRAPHY

A loaded platter of crispy Belgian waffles is the unexpected treat that is sure to please. Serve with a pitcher of warm syrup and fresh fruit toppings.

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Photography by MEGRUTH PHOTO

This old-school favorite deserves its proper place on your dessert table. Stack them high on a cake plate and adorn with roses, fruits, or a generous dusting of powdered sugar.

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Photography by VIENNA GLENN PHOTOGRAPHY

A large stack of flapjacks are a delicious addition to a daytime fete. Sprinkle with sugar and serve with a side of melted butter.

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Photography by HAPPY CONFETTI PHOTOGRAPHY

The naked cake is all the rage. Frost in between each layer, keeping the exterior delightfully exposed, save for a few sprigs of your favorite florals.

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Photography by ASHLEIGH JAYNE

Sometimes a slice of cake seems so passé. Instead, group color-coded cake pops together for easy nibbling.

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