Found in Falls Church, Virginia, The Happy Tart creates delicious wedding desserts that are all gluten-free. Couples who have a gluten intolerance can enjoy a custom creation that still tastes amazing. They also create tasty lactose-free desserts for weddings. The Happy Tart believes all couples deserve to have the most delicious and beautiful wedding cake on their big day, regardless of any allergy restriction.
Owner Emma Cech was determined to discover a way to make desserts gluten-free after discovering her own intolerance while attending a professional pastry arts program. After researching, baking, and tasting, and doing it all again, she was able to create gluten-free cakes without losing any flavor.
The Happy Tart uses French baking techniques to make the best tasting and most beautiful pastries and cakes they can. They will meet with couples at a consultation and set up a tasting appointment to discuss their design vision for their cake. Then they will deliver the cake the day of the wedding. The Happy Tart creates custom wedding cakes for couples, as well as a variety of other desserts, such as:
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Laura · Married on 10/12/2013
I was BLOWN AWAY by the Happy Tart. For an INCREDIBLY REASONABLE PRICE (too reasonable...) I got an amazing array of cupcakes all decorated for different princesses. They were almond with rose buttercream, chocolate, vanilla, pumpkin spice, and apple spice. The cake was.... well... I was emotional anyway, but I cried just seeing it. It was trussed up like the entrance to the Secret Garden. EVERYTHING was delicious... and everyone could eat it, because a lot of my cousins have trouble with gluten so it was gluten free.
Guess who knew it was gluten free? Me because I ordered it, and the people who couldn't normally have cake... the taste was RIDICULOUS. I was too excited to eat anything except my cupcake that was saved for me.
This is the most wonderful, magical place... because even more important than the cake, the bakers (and Emma, especially) worked tirelessly to make my vision come true beyond my wildest dreams.
thank you thank you thank you Happy Tart, for making my wedding a fantasy.
Molly · Married on 08/25/2018
We got a gluten free cake and gluten free/dairy free cupcakes for our wedding. Happy Tart was so easy to work with. We reached out a few weeks before the wedding to see if they could deliver the cake and cupcakes to our venue (about 2 hours away) and there were no issues. The cake was SO YUMMY and BEAUTIFUL!
Laura · Married on 06/30/2018
We had such a wonderful experience working with Emma and the Happy Tart team on our wedding cake! I have celiac so I needed a gluten-free cake for our wedding and decided to check out Happy Tart at the recommendation of a friend who had her wedding cake done by Happy Tart. Shortly into our tasting, I knew Happy Tart was who I wanted to work with! Emma was incredibly friendly and professional and greeted us warmly upon our arrival. She took the time to sit with us during and explain each of the different flavor options she had us try and talked about the different flours used, how different icings could withstand heat (we had a summer wedding), etc. Everything we tasted was incredibly delicious (as our wedding guests later attested to and agreed!) and the whole tasting experience really stood out compared to some of the other places we visited (only plain chocolate or plain vanilla gluten-free options; no one really available during tasting to answer any follow-up questions). Emma was also a pleasure to work with when we started to design our wedding cake and it turned out exactly as my husband and I had imagined! We'd highly recommend working with Happy Tart for your wedding cake!
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