With this waffle I thee wed: 11 delicious brunch weddings #Food#breakfast-for-dinner#brunch wedding May 29 2014 | Megan Finley Horowitz meggyfin Gotta love these heart-shaped waffle lollipops. If you're thinking about what to serve at your wedding, think about the meal ERRRRYBODY loves: brunch! It also doesn't matter what time of day you're having your wedding — these brunch goodies are great for any meal — morning, noon, or night. Oh! And click on any of these photos to see the original wedding inspiration… In lieu of a salad course, Amanda and Eric served French toast. (Photo by Amanda Maunu Photography) Sarah and Eddie planned a brunch wedding, which cut their costs down by about 50%. And brunch is just tasty. In their invitations, Mariangela and Ryan asked everyone to bring their favorite comfort brunch foods to their DIY brunch reception. (Photos by Sergio Mottola) After their ceremony Alissa and Amanda had an amazing brunch which included bottomless mimosas! Julia and Bobby had a daytime brunch (where they wouldn't have to have an open bar) and served lots of cupcakes. (Photo by Mira Weddings) Tasha and Andrew's reception was a brunch with lots of music and dancing… and bacon, and eggs, and champagne. Ariel and Andrew's brunch reception featured a LEGO sculpture and handmade chocolate LEGO favors in seven delicious flavors. (Photographer by Dana Giuliana) What kind of a cake to do you serve at a brunch wedding? The offbeat groom assembled this cake on the morning of the wedding: pound cake, hazelnut-flavoured whipped cream, pear compote and a dark chocolate buttercream icing. (Photo by Gabrielle Touchette) Remember when a readers asked: Is having brunch the day after the wedding a THING now? And who gets invited? (Photo by Gabrielle Touchette) Remember when we encouraged everyone to make heart-shaped pancakes at their brunch wedding? Do you want to see dozens of posts about brunch weddings? Click here! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Megan Finley Horowitz When Megan's not writing, traveling, and sleeping, she's eating like the fate of the world depends on it. (You're welcome, world!) You can snoop into her personal life over on her website The Dash and Dine! @meggyfin @thedashanddine @meggyfin PREVIOUS D-I-WHY!? Confessions of a non-DIY bride NEXT Offbeat Bride interview about unplugged weddings on New Hampshire Public Radio Show/Hide comments [ 10 ] Brunch is an awesome idea! And that cake the groom is putting together sounds delicious… Reply Oh my gosh, all of this food looks SO scrumptious. I ADORE brunch foods. If I knew any of my family liked brunch foods as much as I do, I would definitely consider having these foods at my wedding. Reply I am trying to plan a brunch wedding, and let me tell ya, I am having the DAMNDEST time finding a caterer who understands the concept and won't charge me $90 per person. Reply I used to work at restaurant/hotel– a lot of the time, brunches (or any type of "buffet" style meal) would cost more since they charged per type of food (so a charge per station). I always loved the idea but I'm afraid that it will go over budget quickly. Reply I'm not sure what you're style/budget/location/etc. is for your wedding, but maybe look into a coney island for catering? I know one in my town that does catering, haven't checked what meals they cater though. Reply Yes. We're having breakfast for dinner and every caterer is all "So salad and plated with asparagus?" No. No. Breakfast. Waffles. Pancakes. Hash. Benedict. Omelettes. This shouldn't be so hard. Reply When I got married three years ago in Florida, I lucked out because I was in Toojay's (a new York-style deli) territory. They charged no more than $10 per person for the food and were pretty flexible. I was even able to get some chicken noodle soup squeezed in there. they also made our wedding cakes (carrot and banana cream being exceptionally tasty after a brunch meal). What I'm trying to say is if you want to do a brunch wedding and you're not having your reception at a hotel, see if you have a deli or similar type of establishment nearby that offers catering. You just might be able to get a brunch meal relatively inexpensively and be able to tailor it to your tastes (erm, so to speak). Reply We had a brunch wedding, and it rocked! Brunch is awesome for a reception because: 1. Food. Eggs bennie? Mini crepes? DONE. 2. Drink. Mimosas are fantastic, and so is a ginormous bottle of Baileys for spiking hot beverages. Brunch is also great if you have a partner who doesn't drink at all, and if you have an extended family that tends to over do it on booze at evening weddings. 3. Cost. Brunch kept our food costs down by half, and would have also helped to keep other reception costs down had another couple been using the venue on the same day. Reply OMG…this is all so delicious! I have always loved the idea of a brunch wedding and recommend it to all my clients who are looking for ideas on ways to cut back on Wedding costs. Bruch is da bomb! 😉 Reply We're having a dinner wedding, but instead of a cake, I requested a waffle bar! It's unique, and my ode to my favorite TV character Leslie Knope 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. 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