Cupcakes served in lieu of cake, doubling as favors?

posted 3 years ago in Favors
Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Jessicachantal:  I don’t really think you need favors, but serving cupcakes sounds like a great idea for that many guests.

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

As long as you’re serving some kind of dessert, I wouldn’t have a problem with it!

Post # 5
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I think its fine since you’re having dessert served with the meal. If you weren’t already serving dessert though then I wouldn’t really like this idea.

I’ve never been to a wedding where I didn’t see basically everyone eating cake! But again, since you’re serving dessert I think its fine.

Just make sure the cupcakes don’t get stale!

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2014

I am serving cupcakes. Not as favours though, just for the love of cake. 

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Soon2BD-CBee:  Me too, I love cake and plan to eat like… a dozen of them.

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

As a guest I probably wouldn’t think of them as favors, however, as a guest I don’t really care if I get a favor. We haven’t gotten them at half of the weddings we have been to in the past year and I haven’t missed them.

Post # 10
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I have never once even thought about taking a favor home..I am a horrible guest..I didnt even know what a favor was until I started planning my wedding. We will not be giving out a favor. Instead we will have a photobooth

 

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I feel like favors are so stupid. Don’t even worry about them. Seriously, the last like 5 weddings I went to, the favors all went into the garbage except for one, which were home made caramel apples (oh yea!). I would just save the money on the boxes, ribbon, etc. and have the staff pass a cupcake to everyone after dinner in lieu of cake and call it a day! No favors, no biggie. 

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