Simple Wedding Cakes and Desserts

Forget the fancy five-tiered affair. What's hot for weddings now? Homemade wedding cakes and small cake alternatives like cupcakes, donuts, cookies and more. Try these recipes and super-simple decorating techniques.
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Tiffany-Blue Macarons With Orange Blossom Buttercream

Macarons are perfect for dressing up a dessert table, or for packaging in little boxes for wedding favors. Get the recipe.

DIY Wedding Cake

Making your own wedding cake sounds like a daunting task, but even the simplest home-baked confection can look professional with these beautiful, edible blooms. Get the recipe.

Strawberry Milk Whoopie Pies

These pink pies are full of strawberry flavor. (Use gold or silver sanding sugar in place of the multicolored nonpareils for a fancier presentation.) Get the recipe.

Champagne Chantilly Shooters

These creamy custards can be made with your favorite brand of bubbly. Cheers to the happy couple! Get the recipe.

Rose Swirl Vanilla Bean Cookies

These vanilla bean sugar cookies would be a delicious addition to any wedding dessert table. Adorned with swirls of pink cream cheese frosting, they look like beautiful roses. Get the recipe.

Poured Fondant Honey Cupcakes With Chocolate "Wax" Seals

Your big day is all about the details, including dessert! Personalize your wedding cupcakes with chocolate "wax" seals. Get the recipe.

Cheesecake Cones

Cheesecake cones bring plenty of fun to the dessert table. Tip: Use nonpareils in your wedding colors for a polished presentation. Get the recipe.

Pink Champagne Truffles

Make your wedding toast even sweeter with pink champagne truffles. Display them in foil candy papers for extra eye appeal. Get the recipe.

Vanilla Bean Mini Donuts

They may look little, but these mini donuts pack a big vanilla flavor. Stack them high on a cake stand, or display them individually in pretty cupcake papers. Get the recipe.

Bejeweled Truffles

These homemade morsels are almost too pretty to eat (almost). The bejeweled effect is achieved by rolling the truffles in pink sugar pearls. Get the recipe.

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