If you’re looking for unique alternatives to the traditional multi-tiered wedding cake, you’re destined to find a little inspiration from this stunning array of bite-sized treats that make for the perfect dessert bar.
Apple Pie Pops
How adorable would these mini pies look on a wedding dessert table? With their flaky crust and comforting flavour combo of apples and cinnamon, these sweet treats are the perfect handheld dessert – be it for a large-scale extravaganza or more low-key backyard nuptials.
Mini Linzer Cookies
Love is in the air with these scrumptious shortbread cookies that are almost too beautiful to eat. Combining raspberry preserves and a light sprinkling of icing sugar, you can whip up this recipe in less than 40 minutes!
Spring Pastel Eclairs
Despite their name, these bright and colourful dessert gems can be enjoyed year-round. Tinted with a variety of fruit juices, this gorgeous pint-sized dessert is the perfect finger food as your guests mingle during the post-meal festivities.
Tiny Strawberry Shortcakes
One of the world’s most popular cakes, made tiny. These miniature desserts are ready in less than an hour and, with all that strawberry jam, promise to give your wedding dessert table a bold pop of colour.
Pocket Pastries with Raspberry Jam
Don’t be surprised if guests actually start pocketing these adorable bite-sized treats. A healthier homemade version of the sweet treats we all grew up loving, they’ll be a guaranteed smash at your nuptials.
Carrot Cake Doughnuts with Cream Cheese Frosting
Who doesn’t love a good gourmet doughnut? If you’re planning on going with this classic treat, we suggest you opt for this richly textured recipe with cream cheese frosting and caramelized walnuts. Our mouths are watering just thinking about it.
Chocolate Mousse Cups
These gorgeous, delicate chocolate cups hold just the right amount of white chocolate mousse, chocolate shavings and fruit. Your guests won’t be disappointed.
Guests (and cheesecake aficionados, specifically) will love these tiny treats dipped in chocolate and decorated with coloured sugar.
Black Forest Pavlova
This elegant dessert will suit almost any wedding theme, and it’s way simpler to make than it looks. Yes, we promise!
We guarantee guests will chirp with delight when they lay eyes on this bright and fluffy baked treat.
Baby Strawberry and Honey Pies
All you’ll need is a mini-muffin pan and cookie cutters to help you concoct these delectable little individual dessert pies. As a bonus, they’ll be ready in less than 30 minutes – and if you’re feeling particularly ambitious, you can bake them fresh on the big day!
This twist on the Italian wedding dessert staple includes the perfect mix of bittersweet chocolate, peanut butter, chopped pistachios and sprinkles. Be sure to make plenty – they’ll be snapped up in record time.
Lemon Cupcake Tops
If you find cupcakes a little too filling – especially after a five-course wedding meal – then you can safely opt for these cake cookies that perfectly balance the frosting to cake ratio.
Apple Pie Butter Tarts
Opt for this delicious twist on classic Canadian butter tarts and watch how quickly they disappear! With a hint of cinnamon and a dash of lemon, the sweet filling and bits of apple make for one mouthwatering treat.
Fondant Glazed Petit Fours
If your sweet tooth is still telling you to go with cake for your wedding, how about these dainty mini cakes covered with a fondant glaze? They’re almost too pretty to eat.
Individual Chocolate Swirl Cheesecakes
These single-serve desserts are filled with vanilla and chocolate mascarpone, and feature a crispy, cookie-like crust.
Lemon Meringue Squares
A fancier version of the traditional lemon square, this dessert is wedding-ready thanks to its perfectly cooked marshmallow top layer and bright yellow insides.
Dark Chocolate Brownie Pops
You’ll have to make plenty of these dark chocolate brownie pops, because the one-bite treats will go quickly!
Even the name sounds elegant! This classic French torte with coffee buttercream and chocolate ganache is perfect for a black-and-white themed wedding dessert bar.
A macaron tower showcasing your wedding colours would make a stunning addition to your dessert table.
Fluffy Vanilla Cupcakes
Delightful, light and fluffy, these classic cupcakes are an excellent addition to any dessert table.
Chocolate Glazed Petit Fours
These chocolate treats have all the richness of a chocolate mousse cake in an adorable, bite-size form.
Blackberry Cheesecake Squares
Vanilla wafer crust topped with smooth, creamy cheesecake and a blackberry compote, this fruity tart is a great choice for your special day.
Mini White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecakes
Although cheesecakes can be a time-consuming dessert to whip up, these mini version are a cinch. From its butter cookie crust to the berry on top, you’ll want to add this delectable treat to your wedding dessert table.
Chocolate Message Cookies
Add a sweet, personal touch to your wedding dessert bar with these heart-shaped chocolate message cookies.