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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 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!
Bethel Bakery is a family-owned wedding cake business based in Bethel Park, Pennsylvania. Morris and Anna Walsh were the original owners of this bakery. Years later, the business is still in the family and is operated by second-generation Walsh’s. They will work closely with you in order to create... (Wedding Cakes)
Celebrate life and make memories… Amy Beck Cake Design is a cake studio located in Chicago’s River West neighborhood. Our cakes are an important part of life’s celebrations, whether it be a long anticipated wedding or a special birthday. Each cake is a personalized work of art, specific to your... (Wedding Cakes)
Creations Cakes LLC is an experienced custom cake shop located in Pleasanton, Texas. They’re honored to be a part of one of the most important days of your life, by designing your dream wedding cake. Their goal is to create a beautiful and delicious cake for you and your loved ones, but at an... (Wedding Cakes)
Caramici’s Bakery is an Italian bakery pouring from-scratch sweetness and lots of love into every one of our beautiful custom creations! We specialize in desserts to please any palate. No wedding is too big or too small. Every cake is created to capture the essence of the happy couple. Loosely... (Wedding Cakes)
Dee’s One Smart Cookie is a bakery located in Glastonbury, Connecticut, specializes in creating delicious goods for weddings and other occasions. The owner, Dianne Kittle, has always had a soft spot for desserts and baking. She was a skilled pastry chef and sugar-connoisseur before being diagnosed... (Wedding Cakes)
Carolina Sugar Fairy is a wedding cake bakery and designer located in Lewes, Delaware. Owner and creator Jennifer is devoted to delivering the perfect cake for your perfect day. Having years of experience and an impeccable attention to detail, you are sure to love the sweet treats she provides for... (Wedding Cakes)
Bliss Cakery is a veteran owned, specialized bakery located in Yulee, Florida. Our portfolio includes gluten free, vegan, keto and classic cake recipes all expertly baked and decorated. We specialize in making delicious scratch desserts, cakes and buttercreams. Owner Jodi, is involved in every... (Wedding Cakes)
Half Baked Co is a family-owned bakery located in Burbank, California. Their motto is, “Half as bad. Twice as good.” They make all of their cakes and baked goods with half the fat, calories and sugar as traditional desserts, but they don't compromise on the taste. Half Baked Co uses the highest... (Wedding Cakes)
Frosted Cakery is a custom wedding dessert bakery in Fresno, California. They specialize in crafting custom delicacies for your event, whether you want a cake, cupcakes, cookies or a whole dessert table. They can make desserts according to any design you dream up--even 3D cakes! Frosted Cakery is... (Wedding Cakes)
Jamie-Cakes Bakery Boutique is a bakery located out of Tucson, Arizona, that specializes in custom wedding cakes and other tasty treats. Owner and operator Jamie Pacheco opened her own local cake store as a way to carry on a family tradition and to share her culinary skills with the world. When she... (Wedding Cakes)
Mad Batter Bakery specializes in custom cakes. Striving to help you create your dream wedding cake and high-quality customer service are at the forefront of this bakery’s mission. From the moment you first taste the bakery’s cakes to the time that your cake is delivered, Mad Batter Bakery focuses on... (Wedding Cakes)
A custom bake shop in Glen Allen, Virginia, Melissa’s Simply Sweet specializes in custom wedding cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, and candy. At Melissa’s Simply Sweet, each dessert is made to order from scratch. Couples will be able to request orders that adhere to special dietary needs and... (Wedding Cakes)
Frosted Fox Cake Shop is a speciality bakery and wedding cake designer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This artisan bakery provides sweet, handmade, and carefully designed cakes that will make a statement on your wedding day. They have been featured on the Netflix original “Sugar Rush,” and are one... (Wedding Cakes)
Our little hometown bakery consists of Chari the owner, her mom (assistant #1) and Tori (assistant #2). We pride ourselves in working with each couple to design the cake of their dreams at an affordable price. We love what we do and our passion shows from our customer service to our delicious moist... (Wedding Cakes)
Sweets by Shanice is a Duluth, Georgia-based bakery that specializes in the creation of customized wedding cakes and delicious desserts. Owner, Shanice Lowe is inspired by her grandmother’s love and innate talent for baking. After learning the ropes and secret recipes in her kitchen, this expert... (Wedding Cakes)
Rayne Desserts is a small business located in Austin, Texas & provides services to all surrounding areas. Offering top of the line customer service is always a priority to Rayne Desserts. As well as creating beautiful & delicious desserts catered to each unique couple. Services OfferedRayne Desserts... (Wedding Cakes)
Made Out Of Dough is a wedding cake company in San Mateo, California. Available to create cakes to be proudly displayed at wedding receptions, this service has been making sweet specialties since 2012 when Courtney Tomioka founded the company. Courtney brought on her partner (and her wife!) Michele... (Wedding Cakes)
Soulard's is a bakery and storefront, based in Southwest Michigan, that specializes in custom cakes, dessert buffets, small batch baking, and special events. Our team works one-on-one to create a custom menu for each client based on their vision for their special event. Focusing on attention to... (Wedding Cakes)
The Profile Cake Studio was created in 2010 to provide high-end, affordable, customizable wedding cake and dessert options for the clients of PEC, a Knot Hall of Fame venue. In the summer of 2018, we expanded our operation to offer fabulous cake and desserts to the general public.Combined with our... (Wedding Cakes)
Amy's Market is a wedding baking company operating out of Lewisburg, West Virginia. With over a decade of experience as a professional baker, owner Amy Mills is ready to add some extra sweetness to your special day. She offers a sumptuous selection of delicious baked goods to choose from, from... (Wedding Cakes)
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.
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Most couples spend between
$ 300 - $ 700
$ 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.View cake costs
We all know that a celebration simply isn't complete without cake. Of all of the time-honored wedding traditions, eating wedding cake is one of our favorites. Whether this is because of the endless variety of breathtaking decorations, the symbolic gesture of a new couple sharing this treasured sweetness with their loved ones, or because 90 percent of all couples swear they are not going to smear it all over their new spouse (and yet 75 percent of them still do!), or some combination of all these things – wedding cakes are one of the finest, most dazzling, yummiest type of dessert ever!
Now, we know what you're thinking – when can we sample some wedding cake? Keep in mind you should start looking for inspiration around six months before your wedding and plan cake tasting appointments at least three months before the Big Day. It's important to take into account your wedding theme and color palette when choosing the shape, style and size of your wedding cake.
If you're not familiar with the difference between buttercream and fondant, check out our Ultimate Wedding Cake Glossary. You can also get inspiration from our Cakes & Desserts articles. When you've finished some basic research, join the conversation on our wedding forums with other engaged couples and newlyweds to get more ideas or hear first-hand what did and did not work on their wedding days.
When you've narrowed your options down to two or three professional wedding cake bakeries, it's time to set tasting appointments. When you schedule, don’t forget to ask whether there is a tasting session fee, so this doesn’t catch you off-guard during your appointment.
When the day of the tasting(s) arrives, here are a few suggestions for what to discuss with your baker to make sure they’re able to create your dream wedding cake. First of all, ask to see photos of past creations. This should give you a good idea of their creative talents. Then, try tasting a variety of different flavors. Often, you can arrange to have each layer be a different type of cake. You can even inquire as to whether they offer vegan, gluten-free or dairy-free flavors. This is important for guests with food restrictions or allergies. You’ll also want to find out if they coordinate with wedding venues and wedding florists for cake delivery and set-up – this will save you some trouble if they can connect directly with each other.
If you and your fiancé(e) aren't fans of wedding cake, that's fine, too. You can always opt to go with a smaller cake and/or offer alternative dessert options. Don’t forget to ask your baker about suggestions for other sugary possibilities. If you’re not sure what to do, take a quiz to find what other wedding desserts you should serve at your wedding.
Before making any final selections, be sure to determine your wedding cake budget. Depending on your preferences, you may choose to splurge on the cake itself and save money on elaborate cake decorations, or vice versa. The helpful WeddingWire budget planner can guide you in making these tough financial decisions. You’ll be able to dig in and enjoy your wedding cake on your Big Day – on-budget and guilt-free!