Post # 1
After dinner there is a plated dessert (apple crumble)
I am also doing the ever-so-popular pinterest “Sweet Love” table. Guests will be invited to eat from this table around 10pm.
Here is what i’m ordering for 100 guests.
- 1 two or three layer smallish wedding cake
- 30 cherry cheesecakes in mason jars
- 30 assorted donuts
- 30 mini blondies
- 30 mini brownies
- 30 Cinnamon Buns
Post # 3
i think 30 of each is too little. i would do 100 of each, less varieties if you’re worried about cost or leftovers. as a guest, i’d be suuuper disappointed if i wasn’t able to try the cheesecake, or the brownies. also, because they’re mini, nobody really eats ONE brownie.
Post # 4
I just saw your mentioned the apple crumble, which i missed upon first reading, sorry about that!
still, i would maybe do less variety but at least 100 piecesof each thing, so everybody has a chance to try everything
Post # 5
@bebero: im more going for a variety look then wanting to feed everyone..i don’t think everyone is going to want one of everything.
Post # 6
I don’t think that’s enough for 100 people. Those mini things are so small. I would consider scrapping the donuts and adding in some kind of cookies or pastries.
Post # 7
I think you need to have almost enough of each item for everyone to have one of each. Not everyone will want each thing, but some people will, or might want 2 of something and none of something else. You would hate for anyone to not get a dessert they want I’m sure. If cost is an issue you could cut down on variety. Will the cake be big enough for everyone to have a slice?
I guess it depends on how mini the desserts are really, because who needs apple crumble, cake, cheesecake, a donut, a brownie, a blondie, and a cinnamon bun? Lol. Unless all the mini desserts are quite small (which I guess was my initial assumption) then you’re probably ok. If they’re really mini, people will probably want to try them all, which would probably be best.
Post # 8
I still think it’s too little. 30 mini brownies means that only one person in three can have a mini brownie. if you want a variety look, just do 100 of each
Post # 9
I think its enough, I have the same concern but I would honestly run out (assuming everyone would get their fair share) than waste money getting too much. I know I would be bummed if I missed out on something, but the next day its not going to bother me anymore especially if I got to try other things. Not to mention, I am sure it will save you a lot of money to get 30 instead of 100 of each.
Post # 10
I too, think it’s too little.
Everyone might not try everything, but there will be some people who will… some people will try 2-3, others will have more.
Basically, they’ll just throw away whatever they don’t like.. and that’s not cool for your budget, but that’s what people do. Same way with a buffet.
Post # 11
I also agree that it’s not enough. I’m the biggest sweet tooth and I’d be so disappointed to miss out on the brownies or cinnamon buns. I’d probably go with at lest 60 of each.
Post # 12
What time is dinner? If it ends at 8 with apple crumble and you open the sweets bar at 10, then you’ll proably be OK with what you have (though I might still increase to 50 each rather than 30 each)
If apple crumble is served at 6pm, and people are dancing/drinking for 4 hrs, then I think you’ll need a bit more.
Also, what time does the reception end? If it ends at midnight – and you’re only serving sweets for 2 hrs, it’s a different answer than if you’re serving sweets until 2am.
Post # 13
@fascinated: good question. our dinner is around 6pm so it should around 7:30-8pm. We will also being having pizza brought out at 10pm.
Post # 14
@bretonvirgniia: I’d be less fussed about variety and more fussed with quantity. As a guest, variety is great! But not if I don’t get to try it. I looooove dessert so I might have 2 brownies…which would prevent someone else from having one, but I wouldn’t care 😛 I would choose 3 desserts (and possibly scrap the donuts as they don’t feel very wedding-y) and have 100 of each. That is still a variety and enough for everyone. Just my 2 cents though.
Post # 15
I think if you upped it to 50 of each, it would be better.
Post # 16
@bretonvirgniia: Another thought was this; Is the sweets table going to be displayed from the beginning, because if it is I can see people more or less skipping the apple crumble waiting for several somethings that looks better to them. If it’s going to be in the kitchen until it’s brought out, then people will likely eat the apple crumble not knowing what’s coming next then …oops – I’ve already had apple crumble, I’ll just have one bite of brownie.