Darlene's Specialty Cakes

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About Darlene's Specialty Cakes

Darlene's Specialty Cakes is located in Manassas, VA and is a home based business. I have been decorating cakes for over 25 years. I using nothing but fresh ingredients and real butter. I specialize in creating an elegant, moist and delicious wedding cake for you and your guests on your special day, as well as, other special occasion cakes (grooms cake, anniversary, birthday, graduation, etc.) I invite you to bring any of your creative designs and flavor combinations. I will also assist in creating a design for you with information you provide regarding your wedding scheme/colors, season of the year, etc. You will also receive a complimentary "1st Anniversary Cake"!

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Kendra King · Married on 05/18/2019

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    Easy! No stress

    Darlene was flexible with the time to meet and super responsive via email. Great variety of cake flavors that turned out delicious! I would def. recommend!

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    Leslie · Married on 10/07/2018

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    I found Darlene on line when I was looking for someone to do a very special birthday cake with a goose hunting theme. I shared my ideas with her and the end result was amazing! Big hit with the crowd for sure.

    Sent on 10/08/2018
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    Cathie · Married on 08/07/2016

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    Darlene provided the wedding cake and cupcakes for my son and daughter-in-law's wedding earlier this month. To say it was perfect would be an understatement! Darlene provided exactly what the bride wanted and everybody raved at the flavors of the cake/cupcakes (we had three different flavor cupcakes) and at how beautifully put together it was. In fact, one person commented that it was the best they had ever had (and, I must agree!)! Thank you, Darlene, for making a special day even more special!

    Sent on 08/25/2016

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Darlene's Specialty Cakes FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)? $ 4.00
  • What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)? $ 5.50
  • 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)? $ 2.85
  • What services do your prices include? Consultation, Tastings - Open House, Tastings - Private
  • What types of desserts do you provide? Cake Pops, Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Groom's Cake, Pastries
  • What services do you provide? Consultations, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private
  • What cake items do you provide? Cake Stands
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Nut Free
  • What special ingredients do you use? Fresh Fruit, Local, Organic
  • Are you licensed by the state health department? No

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8 Endorsements

  • Flowers by Manija
    Flowers by Manija Wedding Florists

    I met Darlene on July 23rd, 2011 at Westin Hotel in Old Town Alexandria. She was very nice and I can tell she loves to make cakes. I will recommend Darlene to all my clients. Manija Owner/Designer Juliet's Flowers

  • Celebrations Made Simple
    Celebrations Made Simple Wedding Planners

    It was great working with Darlene's Specialty Cakes at my last wedding at Bluemont Vineyards! Darlene was very responsive to emails from both myself and my clients. I love her attention to detail and the way she listens to ensure she has an understanding of what the bride is looking for. Darlene it was truly a pleasure to have you as a part of the wedding team! And will recommend and welcome you to our team anytime!

  • Le Fabuleux Events & Party Rentals
    Le Fabuleux Events & Party Rentals Wedding Rentals

    I tried Darlene's mini cupcakes a few months ago at an event and they were delicious! They were so small and cute but so tasty. The cupcakes were so yummy I could not stop eating them and even took a few home. I do plan to call Darlene's for my upcoming event.

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  • 9984 Marian Drive Manassas, 20111 See on map
    7037854030 (Phone number)
    7033616036 (Other Phone Number)
    During the day from 7:00am - 3:00pm, please call 703-785-4030. After 4:00pm, please call 703-361-6036 or 703-785-4030.

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