Cut the Cake

Delight your guests with one of these sweet alternatives.

Photography by Nat and Cody Gantz

Bite-Sized Sweets

Treat your guests to tiny desserts from Itty Bitty Bakeshoppe. This Lafayette-based kitchen creates adorable mini-cakes, brownies, trifles, cookies, and more, so your guests can sample all sorts of baked goodness. (For delicious take-home gifts, order Mason jars filled with chocolate chip, snickerdoodle, or sugar sprinkles cookies.) (925) 658-2461,










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Ice Cream Tacos

Mountain View–based Rocko’s Ice Cream Tacos brings hand-dipped fun to the party! Opt for catering straight from the food truck, where guests can choose from four to seven ice cream flavors and four dips, including white chocolate and peanut butter. The tacos are made to order, and Rocko’s also provides frozen bananas for those who want a “healthier” option. (650) 762-5608,










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Hot Chocolate and S’mores Bar

Planning a winter wedding? East Bay–based Sweet Wonders Candy Buffet and Event Design offers several hot chocolate buffets, from a satisfyingly sweet package (steamed milk and white chocolate powder mix) to a gourmet indulgence (whipped cream, chocolate syrup, caramel, and more). Pair a cup of hot cocoa with one of Sweet Wonders’s s’mores bars, such as the basic s’mores buffet that is designed for at least 25 guests, or the fresh gourmet s’mores buffet that includes all the fixings plus fresh bananas, strawberries, and whipped cream. (510) 342-9418,