I love macarons. Like, seriously love them. I think that they are the most deliciously delightful treats ever invented. And, I’m actually not the biggest fan of cake. So when my sister Tayler suggested the idea of a macaron alternative for our wedding cake, I just couldn’t shake it. That’s why, in a few months time after we’ve said I do and cried through our speeches and eaten a yummy meal surrounded by our friends and family, we’ll be tucking in to our macaron tower instead of cutting a cake. I can’t wait.
We’ve got the wonderful Lysette from The Couture Baker making our tower, and I can’t wait to share photographs with you after the big day. For now though, I thought I’d share some photos of other amazing macaron towers from around the web for inspiration. I think they look brilliant and make a great cake alternative. Also, macarons are gluten free and can be dairy free if you don’t use butter icing for the fillings too.
Image source: A Little Shop in Tokyo
Image source: Catherine Mason Cakes
Your macaron tower can incorporate a cake too if you’d like, either at the top or bottom like these. Alternatively, you could go for a small cake to sit alongside the tower for those who prefer a more traditional treat.
Image source: Medici Macarons
Image source: Anges de Sucre
Cool, right? Have you ever seen a macaron tower at a wedding or party before? Let me know in the comments section below.