DIY Sundae Bar

posted 3 years ago in Food
Post # 3
Hostess
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

OMG that sounds amazing! Totally would love to go to a wedding with an ice cream bar! 

Post # 4
Member
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

My brother had an ice cream sundae bar at his wedding and it was amazing!! It was not tacky at all and everyone loved it. I say go for it!!

Post # 6
Hostess
30313 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

OMG YUM! So amazing.

Post # 7
Member
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

YES.  I would suggest having someone to serve the ice cream, though.  Otherwise it would get REALLY messy.

Post # 8
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@Vivalarevolucion:  Yup! They had the supplies on one table and they also had a server scooping the ice cream for everyone and adding the toppings you wanted. Kind of like a buffet line with a server. It was awesome!

Post # 9
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Buzzing bee

wedding cake rarely tastes good, I say go for ice cream! I guess the only thing is you’ll have nothing to “cut”… unless you do an ice cream cake!

Post # 10
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Sugar bee

Ice cream is my favorite dessert ever and I support this 100%!  Although a wedding cake tie-in could be cute – maybe cutting up smaller pieces or cubes of cake to use as a topping.

Post # 11
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

Hmmm, I wanted to do this too, but I’m worried it will be a logistical nightmare for us!

We arn’t having servers and it’s an outdoor, summer wedding.  I had thought a lidded bain-marie in a ice bath might work, but I might have to run some experiments on time, melt factor and *oboviously* taste… How sad 🙂

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I did one!  My cousin did at her wedding years ago and I’ve always wanted to do ice cream instead of cake, so we made it happen.  Hmm, I could go for a tin roof sundae right now… 🙂

Post # 13
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

We’re renting a soft serve machine.  No fuss, no servers needed, no worries. i am so excited for our ice cream bar!

Post # 14
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2013 - UK

Our experience was that people didn’t eat our cake. The cake was delicious, but it was simply too hot for cake on the day. Ice cream would have gone down so much better!

Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Traditional wedding cake is gross and no 0ne REALLY likes it. Such a waste of money! ICE CREAM! Now that’s a winner… 😉 You could make a sundae together and feed it to each other! Joint sundae!

Post # 16
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

@wabanzi:  OMG! What a fab idea. 

I wonder where I can get a soft serve machine??

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