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Atmosphere Productions: 3 Creative Wedding Cake Alternatives

Once upon a time, there was one color for wedding cakes (white), one shape (round), and one embellishment (a bride and groom on top). Eventually, bakers branched out: tinting icing, decorating with fresh flowers, experimenting with new flavors and shapes. Today, if you can imagine something, you can probably have it turned into a wedding cake.  But what if you want something truly different? Wedding planners, bakers, and chefs in the Berkshires and throughout New England are willing to help you design a treat that will delight your wedding guests and be remembered long after your reception. Here are just a few ideas to get you started.   Think Small: Cupcakes, arranged in tiers to look like a wedding cake, are a popular option. To personalize them, consider having them decorated with symbols of your honeymoon destination. Even more whimsical (and easier to eat) are cake pops, iced in the wedding colors. Or, for an elegant touch, substitute hundreds of petits fours for one l