Weddings

Sugar Lab Bake Shop

Ventura, CA View map

About

The Sugar Lab specializes in custom cakes and mini desserts that look and taste great.

Owners and mother-daughter duo Kelly Shirk and Alison Davis created the Sugar Lab in April 2012 by blending two passions: sweets and science.

Kelly has had a passion for cooking and baking her whole life. She owned a small café when she was 20 years old and opened a chocolate shop after family and friends repeatedly commented that she should sell her creations.

Alison has been baking with Kelly since she was 3, helping to mix the batter and licking the spoon when they were done. While obtaining her biology degree from Cal Poly, Alison’s passion for cake decorating flourished. It seemed like every week she was baking. As a member of Chi Omega, Alison made several cakes for the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s wish granting parties. After graduation, she continued to bake for family and friends with great success.

The pair decided to open up a bakery and confections shop to showcase their many talents and creations.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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

$6

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

$6

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)?

$3

What services do your prices include?

Consultation
Custom Cake Design
Delivery
Set Up
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
Custom Design
Delivery
Setup
Tastings - Private

What cake items do you provide?

Cake Stands

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Vegan

What special ingredients do you use?

Fresh Fruit
Local

Are you licensed by the state health department?

Yes

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    Lauren T. Married on 05/22/2021
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    Great flavors and beautiful cake!

    Sugar Lab was recommended to me by our wedding coordinator for our wedding cake after our other cake place had fallen through. We didn't have time to try any of the flavors out before our big day(out of town). I trusted the reviews and my coordinator with our three tier wedding cake and could not have been happier!! It came out beautifully. We had flowers to be placed on the cake and they did a great job recreating the concept photo. The flavors were out of this world delicious! We went for the chocolate, raspberry with lemon, and birthday cake. All flavors were a hit! Thanks Sugar Lab!!
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    Debra R. Married on 05/15/2021
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    Amazing !!

    Sugar Lab Bake Shop created a unique and delicious cake for our May 15th wedding. They worked with us on design, and made our visual description a reality. We appreciated their suggestions and willingness to keep us informed every step of the way. The cake was so unique, and we received endless compliments on the design, taste and variety of cake, frosting and filling choices. For some couples, the wedding cake might not be one of the top priorities, but it certainly was for us. Sugar Lab brought us the cake of our dreams.
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    Karla A. Married on 05/07/2021
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    Delicious Baked Goods

    The Sugar Lab team was fantastic in every facet of our time working together. Special thank you to Ali and Micki for helping us adjust our original order in order to accommodate our downsized wedding earlier this month. The baked goods were so tasty and a great addition to our dessert bar!! All of our guest enjoyed the brownies, cookies and mini cheesecakes. We greatly enjoyed working with them while planning the event, and would HIGHLY recommend others reach out to Sugar Lab for any future baked good needs.

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements
Los Robles Greens Los Robles Greens Country Club Weddings

If you are looking for fabulous desserts and/ or a wedding cake then look no further, Sugar Lab Bake Shop is where you want to be! Ali and her team are always happy to help with any questions and are always smiling. Book Sugar Lab for your Wedding!

Jana and Co. Makeup and Hair Design Jana and Co. Makeup and Hair Design Wedding Hair & Makeup

Not enough words I can say about Sugar Lab Bake Shop...SO many of our brides choose this fabulous vendor! Absolutely the BEST - delicious, beautiful and creative...choose Sugar Lab!

Karen Marie Events Karen Marie Events Wedding Planners

Sugar Lab Bakeshop is one of the best in the area...Ali simply makes amazing beautiul cakes and her wedding cakes are always the perfect centerpieces at the weddings we do. She is very creative and always trying new styles and her new shop in Ventura offers yummy other items like mini pies and cupcakes...one of our favorites!

Map

5936 Telegraph Road, #2 Ventura, 93003
8057654292
805-765-4292

Monday-Saturday 10am to 7pm
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