It really doesn’t make sense to spend lots of time in the kitchen baking fabulous eye-catching, mouth-watering desserts, such as a triple chocolate layer cake, just to serve it to your guests on an ordinary plate.
Incredible desserts deserve consideration when it comes to presentation. Don’t worry; we’ve done the legwork for you and compiled a Top Ten list of our favorite pedestal cake stands, each one of which will be worthy of beautifully presenting your most fabulous recipes.
1.White Vintage Style Cake Stands (Set of Three)
These beautiful cake stands would be the perfect display for a vintage-style wedding or shower with their elegant droplets and nice antique white finish. Cluster them together, like pictured, or use them sporadically throughout your dessert area. Click here to purchase.
2.Porcelain Square Cake Stands
These modern cake pedestals are perfect to display any type of food. They are strong, durable and best of all dishwasher-, oven-, microwave- and freezer-safe so you can serve not only desserts but also cold or hot food on them, making them very versatile and a good investment.Click here to purchase.
3.Antique Silver Small Cake Stand
This beauty is perfect for displaying a small cake or even mini desserts, cookies or truffles. The faux crystal accents really give it an old-time charm. Several varieties are available beside the one shown: a gold-tone finish, a tall version and a cupcake-style. Click here to purchase.
4.Baroque-Style Footed Cake Stand
I love this Baroque-style square cake plate from Horchow. Its ornate design and color combination of ivory and taupe are truly spectacular. Made in Portugal, this hand-painted stand is made of earthenware and is surprisingly both dishwasher- and microwave-safe. This would make a beautiful wedding gift for the entertaining bride. Click here to purchase.
5.Silver-Beaded Cake Stand
This mouth-blown glass cake stand is accented with a delicate pewter-beaded border. Made in Italy by Arte Italica, you can pick up this gorgeous European-styled, metallic-toned serving plate from Bloomingdale’s Home. Click here to purchase.
6.Emma Cake Stand
This beautifully simple cake stand from Pottery Barn crafted from earthenware will showcase all of your sweets in a graceful style with its scalloped edges and beaded rim. Its classic off-white color will set the stage for your recipes, making it a great piece to incorporate to your entertaining collection. Click here to purchase.
7.Victorian-Style Cake Stand
Rustic, vintage and elegant all wrapped into one describes this French flea market-style cake stand that will bring charm to any sweets table. It has a white weathered look with a metal-embossed lace trim, giving it that shabby chic feel. It is a bestseller on Save-On-Crafts and offered at a great price. I would consider picking up a few of these. Click here to purchase.
8.Galvanized Metal Cake Stand
How great would this stand be for all of your summer garden parties? With its large surface area, you could place all types of things on this unique serving piece. This would be great to elevate wine glasses or milk jars with some fancy straws. Or place some doilies on top and serve some tea-style cakes, such as those pictured. Click here to purchase.
9.Beehive Cake Stand
This could be my favorite stand on the list since I am a sucker for glass domes. Now with that being said, you could add a dome to some of the others on the list, but the beehive design fromWest Elm is just fantastic. Place some of your favorite pastries under the dome to serve for a nice springtime brunch. Click here to purchase.
10.Venezia Wooden Pedestal Stand
Made of tropical mango wood, the casual look of this traditional-style stand from Williams Sonoma would be the perfect addition to almost any style kitchen. Pile on the chocolate croissants and cinnamon buns and display it with or without a dome. Simply wipe to clean; easy as that. Click here to purchase.