The Top 5 Alternatives to Wedding Cakes

Say good-bye to the traditional white wedding cake decorated with flowers, piped frosting and other simple, elegant designs. It seems more and more brides and grooms are opting for other dessert options and forgoing the cake. I recently attended a wedding at which the couple elected to have apple pie with vanilla ice cream (Blue Bell, of course). I love it when people express their personality through the food they decide to serve at weddings.

Even though some may say it is strange or unorthodox to not have a wedding cake, times are changing, and brides and grooms are seeking personalized substitutes for the classic layered fondant white wedding cake.

Here are five cake alternatives gaining popularity among couples today.

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