8 Decadent Dessert Bar Ideas!





For a sweet finale at your reception, think beyond the cake. Whether you're adding a little local flavor or serving up a secret family recipe, a dessert bar can add a totally personal touch to your wedding. Check out a few of our mouthwatering favorites below. This calls for a taste test!
  1. gelato dessert bar

    Gelato Dessert Bar

    This gelato bar allowed guests to sample homemade flavors like chocolate-mint and lemon. This idea is perfect for a warm-weather wedding.

  2. vintage dessert bar

    Vintage Dessert Bar

    Get creative with not only the dessert offerings but the display! This vintage wagon was converted into a dessert bar and decorated with candlesticks and lanterns to maintain the vintage feel.

  3. pie dessert table at wedding

    Pie Dessert Table

    An assortment of tarts and pies rested on charming pedestals made from stacked logs to compliment this ranch-themed wedding.

  4. soda and candy dessert bar

    Soda & Candy Dessert Bar

    Doesn't get much sweeter than this! Vintage soda bottles and colorful candies gave guests a sugar boost during the night's dancing.

  5. black and white candy bar

    Black & White Dessert Bar

    This black and white treat table displayed candies in tall jars as if in a candy shop. From nonpareils to chocolate-covered pretzels, there was something for everyone's sweet tooth.

  6. cupcake wedding dessert bar
    Photo by Summer & Boyd

    Cupcake Dessert Bar

    Several wood cheeseboards were stacked with cupcakes to create a fun dessert bar that guests could help themselves to!

  7. Gourmet Popcorn Bar

    Popcorn is a creative dessert alternative to offer your guests. An array of colors makes for a fun display and guests can easily take home bags as favors!

  8. Rustic Dessert Bar

    Vintage frames and candles decorated three different tables full of chocolate-dipped pretzels, cookies and brownies. Handcrafted frames made of tree bark completed the theme.


    The Knot teamed up with My M&M'S® to bring you inspiring ways to add a sweet, personal touch to every aspect of your wedding. Visit MyMMS.com to learn more about their personalized candies.