The Skinny On Mini Desserts

If you’re looking to serve something creative and different at your wedding, corporate event or birthday party other than a traditional cake, we have some ideas for you! Desserts are more than just the last course, they can be a conversation piece and an inspiring piece of art. The latest trend? Mini dessert displays!

Mini dessert station table display at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA

Mini dessert display at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA


For many, pies evoke a sentimental and wholesome feeling and serve as a reminder of family holidays, celebrations and parties. Pick your favorite pie flavors and give your guests a few options to try! Blueberry, pecan, apple and pumpkin are always a hit and very popular in the upcoming fall and winter months.

Mini blueberry pie desserts for event at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA

Mini pumpkin pie desserts for party at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA Fall dessert table favors with mini apple pies rustic display at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA


These small French treats are charming and flavorful. They are made of the simplest ingredients and can be dyed any color to match your party theme or color scheme.

Rustic macaroon dessert display for wedding at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA


A cross between a cupcake and a cookie, whoopie pies are a rich and filling treat and often given away as favors at weddings, showers, parties or events. Check out the Whoopie Pie Wagon in Topsfield for inspiration on unique cake and filling flavors – they even offer gluten free options!

Whoopie pies dessert station at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA


Looking for a fun and interactive dessert experience for your event? Willowdale Estate offers a curated S’mores Station complete with all the traditional toppings in addition to, peanut butter cups, chocolate caramel squares and chocolate mint bars!

S'mores dessert station for an event at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA

Mini dessert displays provide endless opportunities to utilize your creative license and customize the look and feel of your venue and guest experience. Looking for more ideas on how to make your next event unique? Check out our Pinterest Page, here:

Photo credits from top to bottom: 

Xu Liu Photography

Becca Dilley Photography (2)

Kristen Booth Photography 

Forever Candid Photography (2)

Jamison Wexler Photography

Date: August 21st, 2015

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