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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.)

  • Champagne Chantilly Shooters

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cheesecake Cones

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

  • Pink Champagne Truffles

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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