Greater New York City Metro Wedding Cakes

The wedding cake is often the focal point of a reception. Whether you’re eyeing a classic cake decorated with fresh flowers or a more modern design, a professional wedding cake baker in Greater New York City Metro can create a confection to suit your style. When booking a wedding cake baker, be sure to schedule a tasting so can you can pick your cake’s flavors, as well as the design!

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Spotlight Spot Dessert Bar
Spot Dessert Bar
Wedding Cakes · Greater New York City Metro, NY

A NEW SPIN ON SWEETS This is Spot, a dessert bar like no other, home to a whole new world of delicious flavors and tastes. At Spot, Dessert Bar, traditional confections are re-imagined and spiked with a healthy dose of Asian flair. Thanks to unique ingredients like Green Tea, Kobacha, Yuzu and more,... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Spotlight Mahalo New York Bakery
Mahalo New York Bakery
9 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Greater New York City Metro, NY

Located in the heart of Queens, New York, Mahalo New York Bakery provides couples with exquisite, tropical-themed wedding cakes. Using fresh fruit and top-tier ingredients, these culinary artists will transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise. Inspired by the exotic treats of Guyana and... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Featured A's Exquisite Cakes
A's Exquisite Cakes
41 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

A’s Exquisite Cakes & Chocolates, Inc. is a wedding cake company located in Brooklyn, New York. They stand above the crowd with their fresh ingredients and custom cakes. Past clients of this company praise their delicious creations, customer experience and stunning designs. Owner Alana offers an... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Featured Ladybird Bakery
Ladybird Bakery
17 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

Ladybird Bakery is a wedding cake company based in Brooklyn, New York. Formerly known as Two Little Red Hens, the company has been making delicious treats since 1992. Owner and baker Mary Louise Clemens combines her warm, southern sensibility with classic recipes. Known for their decadent Brooklyn... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Featured Butterfly Bakeshop
Butterfly Bakeshop
147 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Long Island City, NY

Butterfly Bakeshop is a wedding cake company based in Long Island City, New York. Chef, owner and cake artist Orlando León has decades of culinary experience. The company was inspired when his daughter requested a butterfly cake for her sixth birthday. Since then, Orlando creates one-of-a-kind... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro Mark's Bake Shoppe
Mark's Bake Shoppe
Wedding Cakes · Staten Island, NY

Congratulations on your Engagement and thanks for looking at our Shoppe! We love WEDDINGS and we can't wait to get to know you but in the meantime, we will tell you a little about ourselves! We are a taste obsessed Bake Shoppe on a mission to shake up your tastebuds and hijack your senses! We define... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro CiCi’s Cakery
CiCi’s Cakery
Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

Cici’s Cakery is a wedding cake company based in Brooklyn, New York. Owner Theresa Cheung started her very own bakery in 2015 and since then she has created delicious wedding cakes and desserts for special occasions. As a self-trained baking expert, she prides herself on crafting artistic and... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro Keily Cakes, LLC
Keily Cakes, LLC
1 review
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

Keily Cakes is an artisan wedding cake company located in Brooklyn, New York. Owner Keily believes that beautiful cakes shouldn’t compromise on taste. She is determined to provide a delicious alternative to the “don’t eat” cakes that are an all-too-familiar feature of important celebrations. Keily... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery
Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery
32 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Greater New York City Metro, NY

Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery is a wedding cake bakery located in New York City, New York. Owners Deb and Peg opened the business in 2003 and strive to provide an atmosphere that’s warm and welcoming for all. They delight in creating tasty treats to help bring your wedding vision to life. Services... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro The Cake Venue
The Cake Venue
5 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Rego Park, NY

The Cake Venue is a wedding cakery based out of Queens, New York. The Cake Venue is owned by Tridasia, an artisan of treats and delicious delights that can suit any special occasion. She is happy to be a part of any couple's happy day and would be excited to craft your customized wedding cake that... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro MiaTreatsNYC
14 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Queens Village, NY

MiaTreatsNYC is a bakery based out of Queens Village, New York. Josephine Quinones is the proud owner of this business. She has been creating wonderful cakes for years and is able to design single-tier to multi-tiered designs. Her style comes through with each of her delicious cakes, showcasing both... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro Aloria Cakes and Gourmet Sweets, Inc.
Aloria Cakes and Gourmet Sweets, Inc.
1 review
· Wedding Cakes · Astoria, NY

Aloria Cakes and Gourmet Sweets, Inc. is a wholesale and custom order bakery based in Queens, New York. We create delicious and beautiful cakes, mini cakes, and cupcakes. Our products are hand made in small batches with impeccable attention to detail.We are thrilled to offer you confectionary works... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Pro Wild Flour NYC
Wild Flour NYC
25 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

Cakes & Desserts by Manal
Cakes & Desserts by Manal
1 review
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

"The Cake Lady" is a custom cake and dessert bakery started by Manal Mady, A dedicated cake designer who wanted her gorgeous creations to be enjoyed by many. I create everything from Petit Fours to Cupcakes to Wedding Cakes! I do it all. If you can think it, I can create it with a melt in your mouth... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Elegantly Iced
Elegantly Iced
32 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

Elegantly Iced is a custom cake design studio specializing in sugar sculpture producing unique, artistic masterpieces in cake that create a lasting impression for both you and your guests. Whether you are looking for clean lines of understated elegance, extravagant opulence, or the fantastically... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Con Amore
Con Amore
3 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

This is a Brooklyn based family owned and run cake and pastry company. We can provide anything baked or sweet just for you, baked to order. We use local produce fresh from the farmers' market whenever possible and keep high quality at the very top of our priorities. (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Bay Ridge Bakery
Bay Ridge Bakery
10 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

THE "ALWAYS FRESH" FAMILY MOTO Bay Ridge Bakery is still owned and operated by the Nikolopoulos family and Pastry Chef Nick Nikolopoulos, the son, along with his parents, John and Peggy, has taken the bakery to new heights. Being a Bay Ridge landmark, and a “must visit” place, Bay Ridge Bakery still... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Weddings and Bliss
Weddings and Bliss
Wedding Cakes · Rego Park, NY

We specialize in custom human figurines and animal figurines cake toppers. All designs are customized based on your descriptions and photos. We send plenty of photos prior to shipping you your cake topper to make sure you're 100% satisfied first. All cake toppers ship out of our New York City... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

World of Chantilly
World of Chantilly
19 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Brooklyn, NY

Enter the World Of Chantilly and you will find treats that will intrigue your eyes as much as they will delight your taste buds. We are purveyors of high quality kosher French desserts and we would like to introduce our company as a major manufacturer supplying the catering and restaurant's... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

Conti's Pastry Shoppe
Conti's Pastry Shoppe
45 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Bronx, NY

Conti’s Pastry Shoppe has been creating memories for families since 1921. Since its inception, Conti’s has provided couples with hallmark cakes. From an engagement party to a wedding to anniversaries and any milestone in between, Conti’s Cake specialists will walk you through the process of picking... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

The Pink Butterfly Cake Company
The Pink Butterfly Cake Company
Wedding Cakes · Bronx, NY

We are a custom cake studio specializing in one of a kind scrumptious works of art. Bring your ideas and let our creative staff work with you in creating the cake of your dream. (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

8 reviews
· Wedding Cakes · Jackson Heights, NY

Many childhood memories are born of sweet kitchen creations… a fragrance, a flavor…Bittersweet recreates memories, bringing these fragrances and flavors to your next event. Punctuate your next celebration with the rare beauty and essence of Indian inspired desserts & cakes created with your... (Wedding Cakes Greater New York City Metro)

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How much does a wedding cake cost?

Having a wedding cake at your reception is one of the biggest (and sweetest!) traditions. But what does a wedding cake cost? While wedding cake prices do vary depending on the size and style of your cake, the average cost of a wedding cake in the U.S. is around $500 with most couples spending between $300 to $700. While this may sound like a lot for a dessert, you’d be surprised as to how much work goes into creating a gorgeous wedding cake.

Lower range

$ 105 or less

Average cost

$ 500

Most couples spend between

$ 300 - $ 700

Upper range

$ 1000 or more

Costs displayed are based on spend from thousands of couples who recently reported pricing for this service within their WeddingWire review. Pricing varies based on factors including, but not limited to, vendor’s experience, level of expertise, event guest count, date, and geographic region.

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Which factors impact wedding cake prices?

Not surprisingly, the bigger and more elaborate a wedding cake is, the higher the cost of a wedding cake will be. A wedding cake featuring lots of design elements, including sugar flowers, fondant details, many tiers, and unique shapes, will cost more than a simpler cake with classic buttercream icing, a few fresh flowers, and fewer tiers. While your flavor choice likely won’t have an impact on your wedding cake’s price, requesting certain custom flavors may raise your wedding cake cost a bit.

What is the starting price of a wedding cake?

The starting price of a wedding cake can vary depending on the type of frosting you prefer. Cakes covered in fondant, a sugary paste-like icing, tend to cost more than cakes covered in buttercream (frosting made from butter and sugar). Fondant is more durable than buttercream (and it won’t melt in the summertime!), but it’s generally thought of as less tasty. The starting price of a fondant wedding cake is usually about $5 per slice, while the starting price of a buttercream wedding cake is about $4 per slice. Again, these wedding cake prices will vary even more based on decorations, size, etc.

What’s included in the cost of a wedding cake?

This varies from cake baker to cake baker. Usually, the cost of your wedding cake will include the cake itself, a design consultation where your baker will create a custom design just for your wedding, caketasting, delivery and set up. Some cake bakers will also include supplies like cake stands, cake toppers, and cutting utensils, though you may have to provide these on your own. And some wedding cake prices include an extra top tier of your wedding cake or anniversary cake for you and your spouse to enjoy on your first anniversary.

What types of desserts do wedding cake bakers offer?

About 54 percent of couples choose to serve an additional wedding dessert, aside from or in addition to wedding cake, at their receptions. Cake bakers may offer a variety of these alternative wedding desserts, including cupcakes, cake pops, cookies, pies, pastries, doughnuts, and more—the starting price for cupcakes is about $3 per cupcake. There are also groom’s cakes, which are a tradition particularly in the South. We’ve seen these groom’s cakes shaped like everything from sports paraphernalia to burritos!

When should I hire a wedding cake baker?

We recommend hiring a wedding cake baker at least six months before your wedding day—these vendors do tend to book up quickly! Start by reading online reviews of wedding cake bakers near you, and selecting a few to interview (in person whenever possible). You’ll typically have a wedding cake tasting after you’ve booked your baker, where you’ll select your cake’s flavors.

Beautiful Confections: Finding Perfect Wedding Cakes in NYC

There are so many brilliant bakers in New York City, so the sky's the limit when it comes to NYC wedding cakes. From magnificent multi-tiered layer cakes to lifelike edible art to trendy cake alternatives like perfect pies or alcohol-infused puddings or dazzling doughnut cakes, New York City cake bakers can do it all. And here’s some good news: While it’s absolutely true that the cost of NYC wedding florists, venues, and photographers tends to be higher than the national average, chances are that you won’t spend much more on wedding cakes in NYC than you would anywhere else in the country.

Who’s Baking Wedding Cakes in NYC?

The quick answer is that there are a lot of bakers — both celebrity chefs and DIYers alike — creating wedding cakes in NYC. A lot of bakers in New York City stick to simple or traditional wedding cake designs and focus heavily on the flavors, but there are also bakers who have turned cake making into a true art form. These cake designers draw inspiration from nature, architecture, and textiles, molding hyper-realistic flowers from modeling chocolate, building towering skyscrapers out of cake, and wrapping frosting in edible lace and pearls that look almost too real to eat. Want your wedding cake to match your wedding jewelry or your wedding dress exactly? There’s a baker creating NYC wedding cakes who can make it happen.

When to Begin Looking at NYC Wedding Cakes

Narrowing down your options will be a matter of clarifying your vision and consulting your wedding budget. Ideally, you’ll start researching cake designs and bakers as soon as you get engaged, but you probably won’t choose your baker until you have picked your wedding colors and the overall vibe of the day. Keep in mind, too, that you won’t be able to finalize your wedding cake order until you have at least a rough idea of how large your wedding guest list will be.

Most bakers in New York City are booked at least six months in advance — or more during peak wedding season. That means that booking early is always going to be your best bet if you have your heart set on a specific baker.

Questions to Ask Your Baker

When you’re looking for wedding cakes in NYC, your adventure will begin with a call or an email to ask if the baker, bakery, or cake designer you’re interested in booking is available when you’re getting married. When the answer is yes, schedule a face-to-face meeting. As tempted as you might be to handle booking a baker via email, you’re much more likely to get the wedding cake you really want if you spend some time with your baker, asking questions and looking at (and tasting) samples.

Be sure to ask about designs, filling choices and cake flavors, pricing, decorations, and delivery. Will they provide cake stands? Do they have vegan, gluten-free, or dairy-free options, if you need them? Can they work with your NYC wedding florist if you want fresh flowers on your cake? Ask as many questions as it takes to find the right baker.

Remember, your wedding cake will be one of the focal points of your reception and it’s something wedding guests look forward to. Whether you opt for a ready-made design or a wildly creative custom cake, choose your flavors wisely because wedding guests would much rather dig into a delicious cake than a bland but beautiful couture confection.

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