Published: 01 Oct 2012 - in ceremony and reception
Whether you have a sweet tooth — or you’re looking to add creative confectionary to your reception tables or party, these delightful treats will add excitement, sweetness and some sugar-coated fun to your wedding day.
Remember giving these cute candy discs to your childhood sweetheart? Or picking a sweet at random to see what fate had in store for your love life? Love Hearts are a fun and nostalgic addition to a wedding — and you can order special wedding Love Hearts with “just married” messages, or even personalise the packets for added kitsch value.
Visit lovehearts.com for more details.
A candy cart adds a fun, fairground-esque vintage touch to your wedding reception — and it’s perfect for sweet lovers. Hiring a candy cart enables you to give the whole wedding a sweet theme, or you can add it to a traditional wedding as an alternative to wedding favours. Candy Cartwheels can bring their fully staffed, beautifully handcrafted Victorian-style candy cart to sweeten up your special day.
Visit Candy Cartwheels for more details.
If you want something classy, unusual and a little bit funky, how about using jam jars as favours or place settings? Fill with homemade jam or penny sweets to create an affordable favour option. At Wedding in a Teacup you can order personalised, vintage-style stickers, complete with two “loved-up strawberries”, to finish your jam jar favours perfectly.
Visit Wedding in a Teacup for more details.
For sweetie fans, M&Ms are one of the best brands — and you can use them to give your wedding some serious candy pizzazz. You can order personalised M&Ms directly from the candy giant, with 13 colours to choose from for UK customers, matching any wedding palette. You can also add messages to be printed onto the little candy treats.
Visit mymms.co.uk for more details.
Modern and mouth-watering
There are plenty of modern options when it comes to adding a “spoonful of sugar” to your day. Cake pops look incredible and are perfect for fashionable couples who want to embrace the very latest wedding trends. In ice blue and white, these delicious cake pops would work well at any time of year, adding a touch of cool to your sizzling day.
Personalised wedding favours are always special and chocoholics will feel totally pampered if you order bespoke treats from Wrapper Star. You can choose an existing wrapper design for the chocolate bars from the website, or contact the company directly for an extra-special style to match your stationery or theme. You can even add a touch of sparkle to the wrappers (with a crystal embellishment) or an individual photo for each place setting.
Visit Wrapper Star for more details.
A gorgeous centre piece, sweetie trees are an indulgent little luxury to wow your guests with. Working particularly well at a marquee reception, choose an opulent floral design or a simple marshmallow tree, with edible treats at the base, from Sweet Tree by Rivera; and at Sweets & Treats you can choose from popular sweet themes including lollipops and Love Hearts.
Contact Sweet Tree by Rivera or Sweets & Treats Candy Buffets for more details.
For a true “Willy Wonka” moment, a chocolate fountain does the business and makes a stunning centrepiece to your wedding. Particularly successful as a winter warmer, a cascading fountain of chocolate fills your wedding reception venue with the sensational aroma of chocolate. You can order milk, dark, white or Belgian chocolate fountains with fruit and marshmallows to dip in.
Visit Hot Chocolates for more details.
If you want something original, how about special wedding choux buns – bite-sized treats that work brilliantly as favours or sweet nibbles at your reception? The founders of Choux London say that brides want to be original with something “classically delicious yet stunningly original on their wedding day”. The company offers a bespoke wedding service with different flavours and topping designs to choose from.
Visit Choux London for more details.
Timeless sugared almonds
For a truly timeless favour, the most traditional choice is to give your guests small organza bags, or dainty white boxes, filled with sugared almonds to suit your colour scheme. It’s easy to see why this is such a popular favour; sweet and savoury, subtle and beautiful, appealing to all ages and tastes, this classic sweet favour will never, ever go out of fashion.
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