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Ashley鈥檚 Sweet Beginnings Bakery is a wedding cake bakery based in Towson, Maryland. This boutique bakery specializes in custom cakes and dessert bars to take your wedding reception to the next level. Whether you are looking for a simple buttercream cake with delicate designs or a more extravagant, fondant-covered treat, Ashley and her team will be more than happy to accommodate your vision. She is available to serve those throughout the greater Baltimore, Maryland region and beyond.

Services Offered
With a wide variety of flavors to choose from as well as cupcake options and the opportunity for customized flavor combinations, the possibilities are endless. Ashley will work with you to create a cake that not only looks just as you want, but also tastes great for you and your guests to enjoy. In the end, she wants you to have a stress-free experience when planning your wedding cake and dessert bar. Ashley鈥檚 Sweet Beginnings Bakery offers the following services:

  • Consultations
  • Private tastings
  • Custom design
  • Delivery
  • Setup

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)?

$5

What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)?

$7

Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake?

Anniversary Cake

What is the starting price for cupcakes (per cupcake, without tax)?

$4.25

What services do your prices include?

Consultation
Custom Cake Design
Delivery
Set Up
Tastings - Private

What types of desserts do you provide?

Cookies
Cupcakes
Dessert Buffet
Fruit
Groom's Cake
Pastries

What services do you provide?

Consultations
Custom Design
Delivery
Setup
Tastings - Private

What cake items do you provide?

Cake Stands

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free

What special ingredients do you use?

Fresh Fruit
Local
Organic

Are you licensed by the state health department?

Yes
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4.7 out of 5 rating
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Katie N. Married on 09/24/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Ashley is Simply the Best!

Ashley from Ashley鈥檚 Sweet Beginnings is the vendor I was the most immediately sure of hiring from our first meeting, and we could not be more pleased with how amazing our wedding cake turned out and just how smooth the entire process went. I didn鈥檛 once worry about the cake, and I didn鈥檛 have to鈥擜shley knocked it out of the park!

Ashley was amazing to work with from the first email I sent to schedule a tasting. She was friendly, communicative, and so knowledgeable: I gave her some flavors we liked and she created some excellent combinations for us to try. When I wasn鈥檛 sure about our filling after deciding on the icing and cake, Ashley made a combination of cupcakes for me to buy to try out different flavors, and we settled on a lemon cake with sugar cookie frosting with lemon buttercream in two layers and raspberry mousse in the other two. (To be honest, any combo she suggested probably would have tasted great!) Flavor was the most important to me, and Ashley didn鈥檛 disappoint: the cake was delicious and moist and not too heavy, absolutely delectable.

Ashley is extremely knowledgeable about her work and was responsive every step of the way; I was unsure of how much cake we鈥檇 need for our guest count, and Ashley gave sound advice to help us decide how many layers to buy. When discussing the design, I was nervous because I only had a vague idea of what I wanted, but after pointing out a couple pictures I liked and describing the look I was going for, Ashley sketched out the perfect cake design with ease (first try!), and the result the day of was absolutely stunning.

Overall, Ashley was amazing to work with. She knows her stuff; is super personable and professional; has an excellent eye for design; and bakes exceptionally tasty cakes. Ashley is an amazing choice as your wedding baker!
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Carmen Married on 01/22/2022
5 out of 5 rating

The best cakes you鈥檒l find!

Ashley鈥榮 sweet beginnings are top notch when it comes to flavor, presentation, artistic ability, and professionalism. We came to Ashley with some ideas and she brought everything to life and then more. We couldn鈥檛 decide on what flavors to choose so we ended up ordering three cakes and six dozen cupcakes. Everyone had a taste of everything and even took home leftovers. A week later our guests are still talking about our wide array of desserts and how delicious they were.

My husband and I are more than thankful to Ashley and her wonderful company for giving us an array of desserts that we鈥檙e not only delicious but gorgeous to look at. His grooms cake was better than I could have imagined. She even included cake pops to go with the design I chose for my husband.

This was basically the easiest part of wedding planning. They took care of everything delivered everything promptly and were so kind and communicated as much as I needed because of course I bugged Ashley with my questions and anticipation of the big day. She was sweet and helpful every time and always made me feel important.

You must choose Ashley鈥榮 sweet beginnings when it comes to the desserts for your wedding. It鈥檚 impossible to go wrong with them and you鈥檒l end up with a gorgeous cake or dessert.
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Lauren L. Married on 10/10/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful and delicious cakes

We had the most beautiful and delicious cake made by Ashley! She is so sweet and great at what she does.
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