A wedding cake was usally a must, no matter in which part of the world we have been celebrating. In polish tradition it had to be served right before a midnight and cut by Newly Married with an attention of all guests. But trends change quickly and nowadays mamy couples decide to serve a desser right after first dance or replace a traditional tower cake with its smaller alternatives.
If you are also fed up with traditional wedding cake, and would like to surprise your guests, choose one of our cake alternatives! Now wedding cake can be more handly or funny, and taste as you favourite dessert! Have a look at our 7 new, but really polish, wedding cakes!
1. Lizaki – Pops //
Dessert tower filled with an assortment of different flavours of miniature cupcakes formed as a pops may be a perfect small portion of something sweet at your big day. The endless number of possible toppings and decorations make it possible to prepare each pop to look differently. Or to let guests take one and decorate it on their own.
2. Ptysie – Puffs //
Instead of a wedding cake you have to slice into hundreds pieces you can choose a tower made of hundreds cream-filled round or longitudinal puffs all coated together in caramel or chocolate that makes a solid sculpture. You may say it is a croquembouche but it’s polish name is PTYSIE! Finally guests can eat as much as they like and there is enough for all!
3. Ciasteczka warszawskie – Cookies //
A tiered platter stacked with a favourite cookies that everyone likes may be a good informal and much cheaper version of a wedding cake. But the same tower made with a colourful pieces and decorated with flowers will be an elegant and handy way to treat your guests with something sweet during a reception.
4. Galaretki – Jellies //
Perfect for DIY wedding. Epically coloured, super yummy and incomparably affordable at all budgets. Jelly cups stuffed with seasonal fruits, biscuits or served with whipped cream topping can successfully replace wedding cakes. Perfect for a garden party!
5. Sękacz – Tree Cake //
This real pastry tower known in Poland as SĘKACZ, in Latvia has a name ‘sakotis’. Traditional product for Kashubian region, that looks as a tree and also resembles tree trunk when cut. It may be an original wedding cake and a nod to local tradition. Semi sweet and so easy to stratify, what makes it a bit funny while eating. Add it to your eco wedding theme proposals!
6. Lody – Ice creams //
Great replacement of a traditional wedding cake, especially for a summertime, when it is too hot for a heavy biscuits with a creamy filling. Funny, colourful and refreshing – ice cream cones tied together with a ribbon – they can easily occur as a cake level.
7. Pączki – Donuts //
All the guests should be delighted with a donut storeyed structure. Soft and wet, glazed with a frosting. When served in Poland necessarily puffy, with a rose jam or pudding filling instead of an american hole. Certainly it is not a dietary meal, but hopefully you will burn that fat in dance.