Wedding Dessert Table

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Wedding cakes are one of our favorite parts of this business: they’re the centerpiece of the event and show each couple’s personality.

However, not every guest loves cake, and sometimes you need lots of dessert options to please lots of people.

We’ve shared several dessert table options for holidays, and today we’re sharing a wedding dessert table! With cookies, macarons, cupcakes, and strawberries, each guest will find something they love.

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Of course, we included a gorgeous, hand-crafted wedding cake, because we really can’t have a wedding without one. Some of our couples choose a smaller, two-tier cake to accompany the many dessert choices.

The Wedding Cake

Let’s start with the wedding cake.

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Each petal of these sugar flowers was hand cut and attached to wire to form a flower.

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The edible gold paint makes a statement and adds glamour to the table, and painting over the sprinkles creates a great texture.

Dessert Table

We love the look of these bowls filled with the many macaron favors. Two stacked cake stand create tiers for the mini cupcakes and white chocolate covered strawberries.

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Tiered mini cupcakes and chocolate covered strawberries for a wedding dessert table from Cafe PIerrot in Sparta NJ

Lemon Meringue tartlettes are adorable and delicious!

lemon meringue tartlettes for a wedding dessert table from Cafe Pierrot in Sparta NJ

Linzer tarts were the perfect addition for a different flavor option. These heart-shaped centers work well for a wedding!

Linzer Tart cookie for a wedding dessert table from Cafe Pierrot in Sparta NJ

Since we make desserts all day every day, we couldn’t include everything on the tables.We also recommend monogram cookies, large cookies, platters of petit fours, a fresh fruit platter, macaron pops….. we have a pretty large selection.

Coffee Station

We just revamped our coffee station, and we’re excited for the professional look this will add to our weddings!

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Decor

For our coffee station we used vintage teacups, saucers, creamer, and sugar bowl to match our fun theme.

The dessert table uses vintage hobnail milk glass bowls and cake stands to create a light color scheme.

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Search local antique shops or google vintage rentals in your area to create a similar look!

From Miss to Mrs: Bridal Shower Brunch

From Miss to Mrs Bridal shower brunch with custom desserts from cafe pierrot in sparta nj

We love a good brunch, and a girly bridal shower is the perfect opportunity. We combined our Luncheon Catering Menu with a few Breakfast Menu options to balance meal. Dessert is always necessary, so we created beautiful diamond cookies, macaron pops, and a two-tier rosette cake.

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If you’re planning an engagement or bridal shower, diamonds are the perfect touch!

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Gender Reveal Baby Shower

gender reveal baby shower brunch and luncheon by French Bakery and Caterer Cafe Pierrot in Northern New Jersey

gender reveal baby shower cake by French bakery Cafe Pierrot in North Jersey.We’ve been making more and more gender reveal cakes lately and wanted to share a few ideas with you for the special day!

This is one of our favorite baby-themed cakes. It’s a a touch girly with the fondant bow, but with multi-colored sprinkles it’s perfect for announcing the baby’s gender.

Gender Reveal Baby Shower custom cookies from French bakery Cafe Pierrot in Northern New Jersey

These onesie cookies are another special element that can be taken as a favor. Delicious and adorable!

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Pineapples and Palm Leaves Party

Gold Pineapple themed bridal shower with palm leaves and naked cake by Cafe Pierrot

For this bridal shower, the bride wanted her fiance to join her. He was more excited about the kitchen gadgets than she was, and so a joint-shower was planned.

Inspired by our Hawaiian Theme menu, the Maid of Honor planned a classy luau  shower without the typical bright floral prints, leis, and Hawaiian shirts.

The dessert table was the focal point of the event with hand-cut palm leaves and gold spray-painted pineapples. She added white hydrangeas to our classic naked cake, per the bride’s request.

Bride and groom with the hawaiian-inspired dessert table

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Easter Desserts + Free Printables

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Signs of Spring! The colors and flowers of this season were especially inspiring as we created this Easter dessert table. We love the opportunity to display our beautiful cookies and cupcakes for this time of year.

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Of course, tulips are necessary for an Easter table display. We’ve paired our flowers with brown and white eggs in a pink wire basket. By using natural colored eggs, instead of dyed “Easter eggs,” we kept the theme grown-up and pretty.

We found our basket at Home Goods, similar here.

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No Easter table is complete without jellybeans!! By displaying them in clear jars, we’re able to add to the color of the display. We also filled the base with grass, so we didn’t need to use quite so many jellybeans.

Since we have cases of jellybeans here at Café Pierrot, we used large half-gallon mason jars. You’ll probably want to use smaller jars or more filler if you do not have access to so many beans 🙂

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Three of each cookie fills out the display tray perfectly, while giving room for each design to shine.

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This Lemon Chiffon cake is beautiful, and I can’t imagine a better centerpiece for the table. To give it some height on the table, we used a wood crate from Michaels and a white cake stand.

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And of course, we wouldn’t leave without some printable signs for your display! We’re using the same binder clip technique mentioned in the St. Patrick’s Day post. Instead of gold clips, we used white and pink to match the theme.

Click here for the printable PDF.

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Below are a few more of Café Pierrot’s specialty Easter desserts! Visit our website to view all available deserts and dinner items.

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  1. Pastel Cupcakes
  2. Lemon Drop Cupcakes: lemon cake filled with lemon curd and topped with lemon butter cream
  3. Carrot Cake Cupcake: Carrot cake with cream cheese icing
  4. Stramberry Rhubarb Pie
  5. Lemon Meringue Tart

We added a pastel tassel banner and cricut cut-outs from the Seasonal Cake Art Cartridge to decorate the table.

What decor and products are you using for your Easter celebration?

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St. Patrick’s Day Party + Free Printables!

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The traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner is a favorite for our St. Patrick’s Day dinner. But with all of our dessert options, we thought we’d share some beautiful table ideas to add a professional touch to your gathering.

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Decorating for your party

  1. Green & Gold: For a classy party, incorporate lots of gold and dark green to bring an elevated look to your table display. We love these gold mason jars  for small and simple flower arrangements, and we found the gold table runner at Home Goods.
  2. Super Simple Sign Holders: we used green, gold, and white large binder clips to hold up our signs. Simply clip the sign into the binder clip and squeeze the tabs to remove. We will definitely use this method over and over again!
  3. Fun Backdrop: We used green streamers and this Studio DIY template to make this shamrock cut-out backdrop. We also LOVE these giant streamers from Studio DIY, so you should try those out!

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Now for the food! Below is a list of exactly what is pictured.
For a full list of Café Pierrot’s St. Patrick’s Day offerings, visit this page!

  1. Corned Beef & Cabbage: Café Pierrot sells this complete meal for 8-10 people, so you don’t have to worry about cooking a huge meal on a busy weeknight! We are also serving the meal in the Sparta location during the week of St. Patricks Day, and you can pickup a serving as a Dinner- To-Go from our Andover location.
  2. Irish Soda Bread: This delicious bread is similar to a scone, so it can even be eaten for breakfast on the holiday. Of course, we think it goes perfectly with the Corned Beef dinner.
  3. Cupcakes: 6 of each
    • Mint Ganache
    • Sprinkle
  4.  Mint Chocolate Macarons: 2 dozen (you can never have too many!)
  5. Mini Mint Mousse Cups: 1 dozen
  6. Mint Chocolate Cake: Chocolate Cake filled with Chocolate Mousse, iced with Crème de Menthe Buttercream and Garnished with Chocolate Curls

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Click here to download the free printable signs!

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Oscars Viewing Party + Printable signs!

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Have you started planning your Oscars Party? We have a few tips that will make your party elegant and fun!

  1. Lots of Gold!
    We used this gold fringe background from Party City for the backdrop of this table, and you could also layer fringe for a photo backdrop.
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  2. Appetizers
    We chose a few of our favorites off the Cafe Pierrot pans & platters menu! Mini Crabcakes, Seafood Ragou, and Chicken Satay – yummy, yet chic party food
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  3. Classy Desserts
    Dress up your event with tuxedo strawberries, mini chocolate mousse cups, cannoli, and gold sparkle cupcakes
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  4. Always display golden macarons in champagne glasses!
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  5. Send them with the perfect party favor
    These Oscar-shaped cookies are delicious and will ensure your guests will remember this event!
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CLICK HERE FOR FREE PRINTABLE SIGNS
These signs are 4×6 to fit in picture frames!