By Louise Baltruschat Hollis
Photos by M&G Photographic
Whether you are looking to ditch the sweet wedding cake totally. Or perhaps you are looking for cheese wedding cake ideas to supplement your sweet tooth? I am here to the rescue!
You’re going to discover some of the most beautiful cheese wedding cakes, ever. Plus I’ll share just how to plan the cheese stack of your dreams. Hooray.
Before we cover all the practical bases, it’s time to dive into all the cheese wedding tower inspiration. Ready? Let’s go.
Decorate your cheese stack with a personalised bunting topper.
Create a whole cheese table to display your stack in all its glory.
This couple decorated their cheese with dried and paper flowers. As well as a funny paper cake topper.
Add plenty of fruit to decorate your cheese cake, as well as enjoy with it.
Add plenty of flowers to tie in your wedding theme to your cheese. Be mindful to choose edible or safe-for-food flowers.
Tie your cheese cake with rustic raffia bows, the effect is gorgeous!
Think about how to display your cake. Placing the cheese tower on a wooden barrel is sure to steal the show.
A log slice stand is always a winner. Sustainable and rustic, win-win.
Add salad pieces such as fresh tomatoes for a gorgeous plate of cheese to enjoy.
Or how about dried fruits such as dates for a decadent feast?
Look for a heart-shaped cheese, it doesn’t get any more perfect for a wedding.
Figs always go beautifully with cheese and look beautiful.
Decorate your cheese wedding cake with complimentary ribbons, simple, cheap and very pretty.
Emulate a cheese board by placing your cheese and fruit on a classic wooden board.
Go all-out with a large paper topper to highlight your cheese tower.
Throw in a pork pie layer to your cheese.
Photo: Stevie Jay Photography via Arches Dean Clough Wedding
Think about adding mini flag labels so guests know what’s what.
How awesome is this epic large log cheese wedding cake stand?
For a simple and modern cheese decoration idea, add foliage!
Opt for cheese of the same shape to keep things easy, then pop a different shape on top.
Wedding cheese cakes don’t have to be large, a small stack can be perfect too.
Add heather flowers for a pretty decor idea.
If a whole cheese wheel is too much, go halves.
Gypsophila and hessian are a rustic match made in heaven for weddings.
Combine flowers and fruit to decorate your cheese tower.
Opt for a simple name cake topper like this couple.
Use evergreen ferns to add a woodland vibe to your cheese display.
Be bold and add a large statement cheese cake topper.
Yes, you can have a tall cheese wedding cake, this tower has nine layers!
Make sure your cheese stack shines in the evening by placing wedding lighting around it.
Place your cheese on a slate board. It doubles up as a chalkboard for labels too!
Can’t fit all your cheese in one tower? Simply make another.
I love this rustic cheese cake decorated with figs, greenery and a log slice.
Add colour with bright flowers, fruit and wax-covered cheese.
Place plenty of different chutneys with your cheese for a special treat.
Breadsticks and crackers are ideal to pile cheese onto.
Use the same colour cheese in different layers for cohesion.
Being vegan or dairy free shouldn’t mean you miss out! Look out for vegan cheese for guests with dietary requirements and put it to one side if you are having non-vegan cheese too.
Cheese towers don’t need to be huge, three tiers can be plenty enough.
Don’t forget a cake knife… or two!
Not only do these cherries look amazing, but I am sure they tasted even better.
Photo: Carly Bevan via Candy Coloured Marquee Wedding
If there was ever a time for wedding cheese, it has to be at a Christmas wedding.
No frills, fuss-free, keep it simple.
Don’t forget about adding a wedding sign to your cheese table. Make it fun and informative.
A cheese wedding cake is a savoury cake made entirely from cheese! There is no sweet sponge cake, it is created from stacks of cheese to create a cake effect.
Yes, you can have cheese as an alternative to the traditional sweet wedding cake. Or how about having both? Many couples opt for a tower of cheese, especially if they aren’t cake fans. It’s your wedding, you do what makes you both happy!
You can either hire a pro cheesemonger or ask your caterer to create your cheese wedding cake. Or you can make your own.
Try serving fruit, breadsticks, chutneys, condiments, crackers or bread with your cheese wedding cake. In fact, you could even pick out a special wine, port or drink to serve with the cake cutting too!
That's a wrap! All the cheese wedding cake ideas you'll ever need. Plus you now have all the tips and tricks on planning your cheese tower. Oh yes.
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