Sorry cupcakes, but there’s a new sweet in town: the current darling of wedding desserts is the donut. Whether served as an alternative to traditional wedding cake or offered as a scrumptious sidekick, there’s a whole lot to love about fried rounds of dough. Below, check out a few of our favorite ways to serve donuts at your shindig—offer up classic flavors such as powdered sugar and glazed, or get creative with inventive, custom flavors.
Serve Donuts Instead of Cake
Skip the cake cutting, and serve donuts by the platter or package them in small bags stamped with your wedding logo as late-night takeaways. For their fall wedding at Union/Pine, Stephanie Berkom and Dallas Hansen offered up an ample array of Blue Star Donuts, like chocolate salted almond, blueberry bourbon basil, and buttermilk old-fashioned
Create a Build-Your-Own Donut Bar
At their summer wedding in the mountains, Meagan Foulger and August Simmons created a build-your-own donut bar with a variety of toppings including icings and sprinkles.
Request Custom Donuts
Your guests will love Voodoo Doughnut’s custom bride and groom donuts. Send in a photo of yourselves, and they’ll frost your donuts to match.