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10 Alternatives to Wedding Cake


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Ice Cream
Ice cream sundaes have plenty of charm when they're served in pretty parfait glasses.
Ice cream sundaes have plenty of charm when they're served in pretty parfait glasses.
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With so many weddings happening during the sweltering summer months, guests might need something a little more refreshing than a heavy pastry packed with butter if they're expected to cut a rug on the dance floor later. Consider hiring an ice cream bartender to whip up spectacular creations and invigorate the guests at your sultry summer wedding.

The beauty of chilly confections is that they're infinitely adaptable. Besides letting people pick their own toppings, there are hundreds of flavors and styles to choose from. Do you go the healthy way with frozen yogurt, or the decadent route with old-fashioned ice cream and hand-dipped milkshakes? How about the rich and refined aesthetic of gelato or a light and palate-cooling choice of sherberts, sorbets and Champagne ices? The possibilities are endless.


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