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When picking out desserts for your dessert table, consider the season ripe with fresh produce from May to late September. Here are five mouthwatering ways to serve them:
1. Mixed Berries Chiffon Cake - From strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and cherries, they all have one thing in common — they’re rich in antioxidants.
2. Homemade Peach Cobbler – In order to select the perfect Georgia peaches for your pies, look for firmness and a lack of blemishes (wrinkles or bruising). You’ll know they’re ripe by the smell alone.
3. Raspberry Lemon Cupcakes - Ask your baker to add a splash of citrusy lemon to the cupcake batter. It just might boost your guests’ electrolytes to keep them dancing all night long.
4. Ice Cream - As long as you can keep it frozen, your guests will love feeling refreshed after eating this ice “cream” cold treat. Provide toppings such as: crushed oreos or pistachios, rainbow sprinkles and shredded coconut. Don’t forget the syrups!
5. Banana Pudding - Spice up traditional vanilla pudding with layers of wafers and sliced bananas in a glass shooter.
Visit our dessert display photo gallery for more inspiration. Did we miss anything? Share in the comments below what you’re displaying!
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Photo by: Siegel Thurston Photography
We hope everyone’s getting excited for all the sweet treats they’ll be eating on Independence Day! From pies, tarts and shortcakes to ice cream, popsicles and snowballs, here’s how to add a delicious splash of red, white and blue to your dessert display:
Categories: Ideas + Trends, Wedding Cake
Tags: Amy Beck Cake Design, blue wedding cakes, Katie Stoops Photography, Kaylee Eylander Photography, red wedding cakes, Sapphire Event Group, Siegel Thurston Photography, Sweet and Saucy Shop, The Nichols, wedding cakes, white wedding cakes
In case you haven’t heard, Pantone recently announced that emerald is the color of 2013, which means couples will be searching for their “something emerald” instead of their “something blue.” Here are three ways to incorporate a green color scheme into any upcoming wedding:
1. Table Decor: Place emerald accents throughout the tables in your glassware, menus or plate settings.
Photo: Nancy Ray Photography
2. Bouquet: Steal the most abundant hue from Mother Nature to fill your bouquet.
Photo: Floressence Flowers
3, Cake: Choose a cake that has an emerald ombre effect.
Photo: Maxie B’s
Categories: Cakes + Confections, Ideas + Trends, Stationery, Wedding Cake, Wedding Flowers
Tags: A Prince Photo, emerald bouquets, emerald place settings, emerald wedding cakes, emerald weddings, Floressence Flowers, Maxie B's, Nancy Ray Photography
Photos (clockwise from top left): Sophisticated Floral Designs & Accessories, KWP Weaver, Caroline Ghetes Photography and Cake Zen
There’s nothing more creative and simple than incorporating a floral design into your wedding cake. Traditionally, wedding cakes were adorned with fresh flowers, but nowadays, couples are also adorning their cake with silk flowers instead. As long as you choose a floral design that accents your wedding theme, it’s bound to look beautiful. Are you using fresh flowers or silk flowers? Let us know in the comments below.
Having trouble deciding how to display your desserts? Here are three delicious dessert displays we can’t resist:
1. Tasty Themes: When you’re picking out desserts for your dessert table, pick a theme. Whether it’s fruit, your favorite color or a combination of both, incorporate that theme into your cupcakes, brownies, cookies, jam and any other tasty treats. Tip: Arrange your desserts on various platters of differing heights. This creates a more compelling visual for your guests.
Photo: The Sunday Sweet
2. Wine Barrels: Remember we mentioned how you can use wine barrels as aisle markers. Well, you can use them for your dessert table too! It’s easy–simply secure a piece of wood on top of two wine barrels. Tip: Perfect for any outdoor, rustic wedding!
Photo: Central Coast Tent & Party
3. Matching Backgrounds: If you’re having an indoor reception, consider the existing decor that your venue already has. Design your cake after the wallpaper or use an antique dresser they may have to display your desserts. Tip: Take advantage of what your venue has to offer. There’s nothing wrong with coordinating! After all, that’s why you choose it, right?
Photo: Sweet Heather Anne
For more dessert display inspiration, check out our photo gallery.