You asked: Do you need dessert at a wedding?

Do you serve dessert at a wedding?

There is no strict etiquette rule on this. Many couples choose to serve dessert in addition to wedding cake but this is in no way mandatory, and the trend today is definitely toward taste. Wedding cakes are not just for show anymore — cake designers and couples fully expect it to be the primary dessert at the wedding.

How many desserts should you have at a wedding?

We normally recommend 3-4 mini desserts per person if your guests aren’t eating a slice of cake. As far as options go, you don’t want to overwhelm your guests with too many choices so we typically say only do 2-3 more options than the amount you are allotting each guest.

Is it necessary to have a wedding cake?

Since you’re serving a dessert course after dinner, there is no need to have a large cake, too. … Ultimately, it’s your wedding, and if a cake or a dessert cutting isn’t for you, then don’t worry about it. Guests will be just as happy with the other special treats that you have planned.”

What time do you serve dessert at a wedding?

A: A dessert wedding reception usually begins at 9 or 10 p.m., well after the typical dinner hours, so you’ll want to schedule the ceremony for no earlier than 8 p.m. Just be sure to let guests know on the wedding invitation that dinner won’t be served!

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Is it cheaper to do cupcakes at a wedding?

Choosing cupcakes, pies, or doughnuts for your wedding can be cheaper than getting a wedding cake. While the actual pricing will depend on your bakery, these items don’t require much decorating time, so you’ll be saving on labor for your wedding dessert.

How much is a dessert table for a wedding?

Generally, we recommend 3 cupcake flavors and 1.25 cupcakes per guest. You should budget about $650 for 100 guest wedding cupcake table. See page 2 of the Cake & Dessert Menu for flavors, prices and additional information.

How much wedding cake do I need for 200 guests?

Serve Half Servings: A popular, easy fix is to serve half-servings, meaning smaller cake slices. For example, if you are trying to serve 200 guests, you only need a cake that serves 100 people. The reality is that most people only eat a bite if that!

Do guests eat wedding cake?

If you are not having other desserts, then the honest answer is that you should order cake for your guest count or at least 85-90% of your guest count. Why? Because the majority of guests will eat dessert on special occasions and do especially eat delicious cake.