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  • Indulgence Bakery

    Indulgence Bakery is a wedding cake company and bakery located in Saratoga Springs, New York. Owner and lead baker,...Read more Alex, offers custom design wedding cakes, cupcakes, and delicious dessert buffet table spreads. With a rich background in event management, she understands the importance of...

  • The Teensy Cookie Co.

    The Teensy Cookie Co. is a wedding cookie company based in Woodbridge, Virginia. They're not just a neighborhood small...Read more business; they're a welcoming home away from home that carefully and lovingly bakes warmth and comfort into every teensy handcrafted masterpiece they create. Services Offered The...

  • Sugar Crystles

    Sugar Crystles is a wedding bakery based in New Milford, Connecticut. With years of experience in baking under her belt,...Read more Crystle does her best to add culinary flair to your wedding experience with her creamy and crumbly wedding cakes and desserts. Cuisine A jack of all trades, Sugar Crystles...

  • Angela's Bakery

    Angela's Bakery is located in the middle of the beautiful Sierra Nevada mountains in Quincy, California, We specialize...Read more in decadent desserts that are designed to be beautiful and delicious. Services Offered Angela's Bakery offers an impressive variety of wedding cakes, cookies, custom sugar cookies,...

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  • Rebekah's Custom Cakes

    Rebekah's Custom Cakes is a bakery located in San Antonio, Texas that specializes in custom cakes for weddings and...Read more special events. They provide delicious flavor combinations and design innovations for every couple. Besides cakes, they offer a delectable spread of cookies, cupcakes, bars, and more....

  • Megan Marie Bakery

    Situated in Stockton, Illinois, Megan Marie Bakery is a seasoned business for engagements, weddings, and anniversaries....Read more Specializing in custom cakes, cupcakes, and delicious pastries, you can have an extraordinary event from beginning to end. These passionate bakers also strive to provide affordable...

  • Berrycake Bakery

    Berrycake Bakery is a custom cake studio serving the greater Austin area. British-style baking traditions inspire their...Read more tasty tiered wedding cakes. To keep up with the latest cake design innovations, owner and cake designer Ksenia is regularly trained with British chefs. Most recently she travelled...

  • Cupcakes n Schmitt

    Cupcakes n Schmitt is a wedding cake company based in Rapid City, South Dakota.

  • Iris Street Bakery

    Iris Street Bakery is a wedding cake business based out of McAllen, Texas. These specialists provide to-be-weds with...Read more custom-made delicacies made with passion and a sprinkle of quaint creativity. Their main aim is to bake gorgeous confections that look as good as they taste. Crafting sweet treats...

  • Whimzical Creations

    Located in Leander, Texas, Whimzical Creations, LLC is a locally owned small-batch bakery operating under the Texas Food...Read more Cottage laws. Roxana Hernandez is the proud owner of this business and loves to create bite-sized treats for weddings and other milestone occasions. Along with her team, Roxana...

  • SweetArt

    Based in Idaho Springs, Colorado, SweetArt is a bakery specializing in artisanal wedding cakes and desserts. Owner and...Read more operator Katja loves art, crafts, and chocolate. As a mom of six little ones, she started to play around and experiment with different cake designs, textures, and techniques. She...

  • Lex&Roses

    Situated out of Miami, Florida, Lex&Roses is a bakery that specializes in wedding cakes and other yummy treats for...Read more special occasions. The passionate baker Lexi has always loved creating sweet desserts since she was a child. She has honed her skills throughout the years through university courses and...

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  • Designs In Sugar

    Designs In Sugar is a special event cake designer specializing in fondant and sugarart, located in Collierville,...Read more Tennessee, and serving the general Memphis and adjacent areas. Owner Myra Govea de Arce is a sugar artist who provides couples with stunning works of art for their special day. Couples...

  • World Catering Bakery

    Based in Houston, Texas, World Catering Bakery is a bespoke wedding cake bakery specializing in custom creations. The...Read more bakery is run by a team of professionally trained chefs with a passion for cake design and baking. Every cake is a personalized process, from the cake tasting session to finding the...

  • Creative Cakes by Monica

    Creative Cakes by Monica is a wedding cake company located in Springtown, Texas. This cake company has been creating...Read more customized desserts for the Fort Worth and Dallas areas for over 37 years. This talented team offers cakes and other desserts in an array of flavors, textures, colors, and designs....

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  • For the Love of Cakes

    For the Love of Cakes is a wedding cake and cupcake shop in McDonough, Georgia.

  • Sweet N' Fabulous

    Sweet N' Fabulous, based out of Montebello, California, is a bakery that offers custom wedding cakes and baked treats....Read more The team here goes above and beyond to help make each couple's vision for their cake come to life, whatever it might be. They hope to spread joy with their cakes and help to make a...

  • Cakes By Katya

    Cakes by Katya is a custom wedding cake company based in Buffalo, New York. This baking team makes each sweet treat from...Read more scratch, using high-quality ingredients to achieve the strongest possible flavors. Each wedding cake is small-batch and made-to-order, ensuring that soon-to-be-weds enjoy a...

  • Baked by Caryn

    Servicing Western Kentucky and surrounding areas, Baked by Caryn is a wedding bakery creating bespoke wedding cakes. The...Read more bakery boasts over a decade of cake-making experience in the wedding industry. Over this time, the team has perfected their buttercream frosted cake recipes, creating every crumb...

  • Sweet Bottom Baking Co.

    Based in Reno, Nevada, Sweet Bottom Baking Co. offers delectable treats and wedding cakes. Whether you're looking for...Read more the perfect dessert station, tasty favors for your guests, or the wedding cake of your dreams, this team is proudly at your service. Their stunning designs can match any style and...

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  • Crumb Girl Sweets

    Providing the Santa Fe/Albuqurque area with whimsical, beautiful, and most important, fresh and delicious wedding cakes....Read more Crumb Girl sweets brings over 15 years of fine dining and bakery industry experience to your wedding with high quality ingredients, and a mastered technique. All cakes are bespoke...

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  • Susie Q's Bakes

    Based in Cynthiana, Kentucky, Susie Q's Bakes is an at-home bakery that will deliver your perfect wedding cake. Whatever...Read more your wedding cake specifications are, Suzie can accommodate your wishes. Your guests won't be able to get enough of Susie Q's Bakes. Services Offered Couples can make use of Susie...

  • Vincenzo Salvatore Cakes

    Based in New York City, Vincenzo Salvatore Cakes is an acclaimed bakery that specializes in making custom wedding cakes....Read more As a lifelong baking enthusiast, owner Vincenzo lends an artistic touch to the cakes he creates. He attended the Culinary Institute of America to perfect his techniques, and he...

  • Sweet Dey

    Capture the magic of your love on your wedding day. While great music, decorations, flowers & food express your style,...Read more nothing radiates the passion of your romance like the delicious taste & aroma of an eloquent wedding cake. Creating this special work of art, inspired by you, is a distinct honor...

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.

  • $ 105 or less Lower range
  • $ 500 Average cost
  • $ 300 - $ 700 Most couples spend between
  • $ 1,000 or more Upper range

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.

What Type of Wedding Cake Is Right For You?

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.

Wedding Cake Info You Need to Know

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.

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Baker

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!

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