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Tips for Creating a Wedding Dessert Bar for a Houston Event

by Brynlee Handy

Looking to create a wedding dessert bar that’s far from boring? You simply can’t go wrong by working with any of our preferred Houston dessert vendors that truly take the cake! We’ve got you covered with our handy guide to the best specialty dessert vendors in the Houston area to help your wedding dessert bar dreams come true, plus everything a couple needs to know to build the best wedding dessert bar! Whether pairing with wedding cake for a decadent duo or opting for a wedding dessert bar instead of cake, these vendors really know how to lay out a full spread. Peruse sweets to suit your mood down below!


Wedding Dessert Bar Houston

Cookies: Pastries by Paige | Photo: Wild Garden Photography


Wedding Dessert Bar Ideas

When lining out the elements of your wedding dessert table or dessert bar, it’s a no-brainer that choosing desserts your crowd will love is sure to break the ice at any party! Wow your guests with a whimsical macaron flight from Alchemy Bake Lab, rich and decadent cupcakes baked by Marblelous Cakes, or display the cutest custom cookies from Pastries by Paige. Beyond the sweets, you can’t go wrong hyping your guests up on arrival with a surprise coffee cart! Our local fave is Westheimer Coffee Company.


Wedding Dessert Bar Houston

Mini Desserts: Alchemy Bake Lab | Photo: Alicia Yarrish Photography


Mini Desserts for Weddings

The cutest way to spruce up a dessert table for wedding use is by offering guests a wide variety of mini desserts! This way, everyone can likely find something they love. And your guests will be obsessed with the fact that they can sample small amounts to try new things! Mini desserts for weddings come in all forms these days, but some our favorites include miniature piescookiescupcakesmacarons, donuts and more. Explore all the options when it comes to mini desserts for weddings here.


Wedding Dessert Bar Houston

Mobile Coffee Cart: Westheimer Coffee Company | Photo: Swish & Click Photography


Wedding Dessert Catering

Most wedding dessert vendors deliver your goodies for the wedding day and then head out, letting you arrange your sweets how you’d like for a wedding dessert bar. If an attended station was more your vision for wedding dessert catering, or if you want to add a caffeine corner to your wedding scene, we recommend putting Westheimer Coffee Company on the job.


Wedding Dessert Bar Houston

Cupcakes: Marblelous Cakes


Best Dessert in Houston

Looking to try before the big day? Taste a treat from these dessert vendors located near you!


Wedding Dessert Bar Houston

Cookies: Pastries by Paige | Photo: Boulevard Photography


Dessert for Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

Choosing your dessert for wedding rehearsal dinner guests should be simple, since the big shebang will be happening soon-after and is sure to be full of sweets (and maybe even a wedding dessert bar). Stick to classic favorites like cookies emblazoned with you and your partner’s initials, sweet ceremony-side cupcakes, cake pops or classy and light macarons for a rehearsal lunch dessert. Then, relax and soak in the fact that you are about to be married to the love of your life – the sweetest treat of them all!


Be sure to visit the vendors who created the delicious wedding dessert bar selections above at their vendor profiles for info on how to make your big day even sweeter. Cheers!

Other Local Vendors: Pastries by Paige, Westheimer Coffee Company