There are some truely mind boggling and unforgettable sweet treats that you could have displayed at your wedding instead of the traditional ‘pick and mix’ jars.
Delving into the exciting world of Charlie and the Chocolate factory here are a few innovative companies that are adding a touch of magic to sweeties.
Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dew
Cover it in chocolate and a miracle or two
The candy man, the candy man can
The candy man can ’cause he mixes it with love
And makes the world taste good
This unique company started off in East London in 2007 using food moulds to make edible jelly decorations shaped like buildings and other architectural structures.
Their projects have gone global and they explore how the taste of food is altered through smell, performance and setting.
They create visionary feasts with glow in the dark jelly, alcoholic vapour, space food, and tasty fluorescent ice-cream that makes your tongue glow!
This bakery creates small pop cakes on sticks which are hand-painted offering a vast range of yummy characters from pugs to unicorns. They offer bespoke pop designs (bride and groom) and Pop parties where you can hand paint your own.
This experimental company started by creating deconstructed edible cocktails. Yes…that means Gin & Tonic pastilles that you can eat!
You can buy these sweets on their website and also book experiences such as creating a bespoke cocktail completely unique to you or book their wall of 22 sherbet tubes in different flavours.
The coolest concepts are orbs filled with edible vapour and rows of edible perfume which you can spray in your mouth.
Launched in 2014 POPS are premium ice popsicles made in Britain using natural ingredients. These nostalgic popsicles are attributed to the flavours and luxury of world class champagne. With classy flavours from the Bellini to frozen Kir Royale and Champagne.
This bakery invented the Briskie a desert sandwich made from a biscuit/cookie with a buttercream and jam filling. They offer a stunning range of cakes which are both traditional and cutting edge, such as dream cakes decorated like fantasy castles and tiered wedding cake made from intricate briskies.
One of the leading producers of gorgeous flavoured macaroons. They make spectacular macaroon towers and themed cakes for weddings and occasions with wacky Alice and Wonderland detail or oozing chocolate toppings.
If a gothic or alternative wedding cake is more your thing then you might want to get in touch with Miss McConnell a fashion stylist and baker who makes monstorous cakes and fantasy creations.
Some of her bakes look deadly and more likely to take a bite out of you! her photos on Facebook are brilliantly dark and witty.