12 Cool Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Cake


The "pizza cake" is the ultimate dish for romantic pizza lovers. A delicious stack of mouth-watering Domino's pizzas, styled in a wedding “cake” stack featuring all four pizza sizes, means the happy couple's "cake" will still feature the all important tiers. Also, they will still be able to cut a slice for the cameras.


For something striking or a little different than traditional wedding cakes, why not indulge and have a wedding cake comprised of delicious local and imported cheeses?

3Pork Pie

Wilsons Butchers of England offers a range of three-tier pork pie wedding cakes. The cakes, hand-crafted in their own in-house bakery, come in squares of ascending sizes. They can even be personalized to include names, the date, and a suitable message.


With three separate layers of raw fish, caviar, avocado, and edamame beans covering tiers of sticky rice, this sushi cake looks like a sushi lover's heaven. Perhaps it's not everyone's idea of a perfect wedding cake, but this sushi cake would be great for a couple looking to depart from old-school wedding traditions and try something new.

5Cake Pops

Cake pops are everywhere! These are delicious balls of cake with frosting, which will delight children and adults alike!


Why not have a Chocolate Wedding Tower? Just imagine, the time has come to “cut the cake" at the wedding, and the bride and groom can simply snap two truffles off and feed them to each other for the romantic touch. Then, since the tower doesn't need to be cut up, guests can also come and take their truffles from your tower.


While most brides and grooms traditionally cut a wedding cake on their special day, fast food fans Tom and Kerry Watts enjoyed a huge burger, complete with all the trimmings. The mammoth 19kg (42lb) cheeseburger, which was nearly half a meter wide and weighed the equivalent of about 100 quarter pounders, was the highlight of the couple's wedding reception at Zaks. .


How about a delightful breakfast-for-lunch affair, complete with a giant griddle and a jolly chef flipping pancakes dramatically?

9Cake Shooters

If you're looking for a unique alternative to the traditional wedding cake, but are over the whole cupcake craze, then check out cake shooters. These treats are designed like push-up pops and are filled with cake and icing in a variety of flavors.


These icons are one of America's best known and most loved snack cakes, and it seems they have been making an appearance on wedding reception tables for a while now. Whether you love them or hate them, people are using them on their big day. Would you want a wedding cake made of Twinkies?


Venture off the beaten path with a "non-cakey" cake. This tall-tiered treat is made with whisper-thin crêpes and layered with mouthwatering fillings.


This cookie tower is made of salty chocolate wonders, oatmeal-raisin chai biscotti, four types of little meringues (cinnamon-hazelnut, almond, vanilla, and walnut), and a new rice shortbread cardamom cookie with a pistachio border.