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For decades, pastry chefs and caterers have struggled to iterate new concepts in large-format desserts. There's the classic tiered or sheet cake, gelato bars, chocolate fountains, and even Pinterest-worthy cupcake towers. The latest (and possibly greatest) newfangled display-turned-dessert all over our social media feeds? Donut walls. Yes, finally, humans are putting donut holes to good, practical use by hanging colorful donuts on walls in grid formation. They're a popular side show at weddings, both formal:

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And casual:

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Where they're being touted as grab-and-go late-night snackables (not quite wedding cake replacements—yet):

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They're easy to put together—in large or small format—and can even be made into themed installations, like this pineapple rendition:

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Plus, the versatility of donuts—no sticky icing to wrangle with!—means you can stack 'em deep, to feed as many guests as you need to:

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Don't like iced donuts? Don't worry—a simple glaze can also look grand, especially when hung up around a colorful backdrop:

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