Sweet name cards for seating


As a rule, the bride is very busy before the wedding, because she needs to take care of many important things, in particular, about her image. However, if you have time, you should carefully consider the design of the wedding hall, because it is there that you will spend most of the time with relatives and friends. It is necessary to create a festive atmosphere from the very beginning, so that guests discard gloomy thoughts and set out to have fun all evening and radiate positive. How to add notes of good mood to the decor of the banquet hall and table?

The wedding portal www.articlewedding.com advises you to make your own seating cards for guests by adding a touch of playfulness to them. Why don't you make the seating cards sweet and edible? Each guest can find their name and their place, and then a wonderful card for seating is transformed into a bonbonniere. Isn't it original? Your guests can immediately enjoy delicious cookies, or they can take the sweet home. Thus, you can combine name cards and bonbonnieres, which will save your time and money. Since you will make such funny accessories yourself, you need to remember that cookies are stored only a few days, so it is best to start making them the day before the wedding.

Sweet cards for seating

Materials and tools:

  • a pack of butter;
  • a glass of sugar;
  • 3 teaspoons of lemon peel;
  • 2 yolks;
  • ¼ a teaspoon of salt;
  • a little more than 2 glasses of flour;
  • powdered sugar;
  • transparent packaging;
  • strips of paper.


: 5-6 hours.

Detailed instructions:

Who doesn’t like sweets? And how nice it is to get something tasty at the very beginning of the wedding celebration! To make your cookies tasty and fresh, start cooking on the eve of the wedding. Do not worry about time, because the recipe is easy to execute..

So, for starters, we need to knead the dough. To do this, use a mixer to beat the lemon zest, sugar, butter and salt until the mixture becomes thick and fluffy. Next, add the yolks and flour, mix. Make a ball from the dough and knead it for several minutes. Now you need to roll out the dough half a centimeter thick. To get a neat layer of dough, you can cover it with parchment paper. Your dough should cool for 4 hours or more..

Roll out the dough

Use a round special cookie cutter to cut neat cookies from the dough. Be sure to check whether the cookies fit in your transparent packaging. If you wish, you can use any other shape of cookie - square, star or heart.

Cut out cookies with cookie cutters

Place parchment paper on a baking sheet. Put your cookies on it and bake at a temperature of 400 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Cookies should have a distinctive golden brown color when ready.

Put cookies on a baking sheet

Cookies must be cooled. While it cools, apply the initials of your guests or your own to the surface of the sweets. In our master class, as an example, we used the letter «T», however, you can make absolutely any patterns. Just lay the template on the cookie and sprinkle the icing sugar. Remove the template and brush off excess powder with a brush.

Put on cookie pattern
Sprinkle icing sugar on top

When the cookies have cooled, they must be placed in bags. Also do not forget to cut strips of paper and write the name and surname of your guest. Strips of paper can be attached to the packaging with glue or a stapler. Your marvelous seating cards are ready!

Put the cookies in bags
Seating cards are ready

Application options

Sweet cards for seating guests will surely please your guests. You can use your original cookie recipe, for example, oatmeal or shortbread. If you don’t have time to cook at all, you can buy ordinary cookies in the store and decorate with powdered sugar.

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The website www.articlewedding.com wishes you the best of luck in your preparations for the wedding and hopes you will make some very delicious cookies.!