13 Tips For A Tempting Cake Table
Serving multiple cakes at your reception is a surefire way to satisfy the sweet tooth of each and every guest (plus the spreads are just so pretty!). Deconstruct the classic tiered cake and you can offer a choice of cake flavors. Stay sophisticated by sticking to one cake style (like all fondant cakes with sugar flower toppers), or make it eclectic by mixing and matching (try two buttercream cakes with and one naked cake). A tip: For the best-looking display, arrange smaller cakes on stands at various heights. See how these cake tables maintain a tempting display with multiple sweets in the mix.
Use the same cake stand and frosting, but mix up the placement of the cake toppers.
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Choose a different cake topper for each cake.
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Repurpose a vintage piece of furniture as a cake table.
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Serve cut pieces of cake on stands next to whole cakes.
Experiment with decorative accents (just coordinate the colors).
Serve round cakes next to square ones.
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Vary the height of the cake stands to showcase smaller cakes.
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Stick to all one-tiered cakes, but decorate each one differently.
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Use the frosting, sugar flowers and votives to create a cohesive look across a grouping of cakes.
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Change the pattern of your fondant, but keep the color scheme consistent.
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Make the same cake in different heights, then add natural elements for decoration.
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Add in miniature desserts (like meringues, marshmallows and macarons) to anchor the height of your cakes.
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Unstack a classic tiered cake and serve on separate cake stands. (Make sure one of them has a cake topper!)
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