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  • Sweet Treats

    Sweet Treats is a wedding bakery located in Lexington, Virginia. Offering up some of the most delicious cakes and bakes...Read more in the area, couples will love all that this business has to offer. Services Offered With a variety of flavors and decorations available, Sweet Treats can make any type of wedding...

  • Cupcake Novelties

    Cupcake Novelties is a Houston, Texas-based bakery producing specialty desserts and custom wedding cakes. Its owner,...Read more Farozan Jivraj, is an experienced pastry chef who loves creating edible art. Determined to deliver fresh, high-quality goods, this professional and her team make each item from...

  • Pip & Bits

    Pip & Bits is a custom wedding cake company located in Astoria, New York. We pride ourselves on creating cakes that are...Read more delicious, aesthetically pleasing and personalized just for you. We strive to make each cake a focal point for your wedding day while also tasting absolutely amazing! Services...

  • Gimme Some Sugar NYC

    Gimme Some Sugar NYC is a Hempstead, New York-based bakery serving custom-made wedding cakes to couples planning their...Read more big occasion. Owner and talented pastry chef, Jenn Bottoms is a down-to-earth individual passionate about people and the sweet things in life. Her love of desserts was first ignited...

  • Kelly Leigh Cakes

    Working out of Longmont, Colorado, Kelly Leigh Cakes specializes in the creation of buttercream and fondant wedding...Read more cakes, and many other delectable desserts. Talented pastry chef, head decorator, and owner, Kelly Kennedy is a vibrant individual who is passionate about the sweet things in life. She...

  • Artistic Cakes

    Artistic Cakes is a custom wedding cake and desserts shop in Wichita, Kansas. They opened in 1992, and ever since,...Read more they've continued to go from strength to strength. They're passionate about what they do, and they're proud to offer cakes to suit every taste and style. Whether you're looking for a...

  • Cakes by Klein

    Cakes by Klein is a bakery based in New York City, New York that crafts custom cookies and cakes for weddings and other...Read more special events. Using her background in design, owner Hanna is able to help bring customer's visions to reality with precision, creativity, and elegance. Services Offered Working...

  • High Fidelity Bakery

    High Fidelity is a bakery located in Philadelphia, PA, serving weddings and special events. This business is family...Read more owned and operated by husband and wife team, Brady and Janette. High Fidelity offers an array of both sweet and savory treats for your wedding that will delight guests and their taste...

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  • Candy Haven & Cakes

    Candy Haven & Cakes is a bakery based in Denton, Texas, that specializes in wedding cakes. Owner, Jane Boyle, is a...Read more talented baker who uses quality ingredients and trusted techniques to make her unique creations. For almost 40 years, she has run this family-owned business to provide couples with...

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  • Belmar Bakery

    Based in Amarillo, Texas, Belmar Bakery is a wedding bakery service that provides delicious sweet treats for you and...Read more your guests. These professionals specialize in decorated, custom-made cakes for special occasions. This business has grown significantly since its establishment in 1965 and now boasts...

  • Krisota's Cake Shop

    At Krisota’s Cake Shop we custom design your cake according to your vision, offering various flavors and combinations --...Read more from simple vanilla or chocolate buttercream to black sesame or tres leche. Your cake will be the talk of the party! Krisota’s Cake Shop specializes in wedding cake but also make...

  • Simply Sweet

    The Simply Sweet is a bakery located outside of Alma, Kansas that serves weddings throughout the area. This bakery uses...Read more the best ingredients to make delicious cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and specialty desserts from scratch. They are devoted to providing mouth-watering baked goods that will ensure your...

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  • Almost Heaven Bakery

    Almost Heaven Bakery OBX is a Kitty Hawk, North Carolina-based business owned and operated by mother-daughter duo...Read more Melinda and Chloe. These experts share a passion for sweet things and wedding occasions. Almost Heaven Bakery OBX opened in 2015 and has become a sensation in its local...

  • Cup "Held" Cakes, LLC

    Cup "Held" Cakes, LLC is a certified at-home bakery in Hampstead, North Carolina, that provides custom wedding cakes and...Read more other baked goods. Owner, Malinda Held, is passionate about baking, and loves creating eye-catching cake designs that look as good as they taste. She and her team use...

  • Bon Chocolat

    Bon Chocolat, based in Boerne,Texas is a boutique chocolate and bake shop that handcrafts custom wedding cakes and sweet...Read more treats for weddings and other special occasions. Master Chocolatier and baker, Teresa Whitaker, leads this business to create small batches of chocolate truffles, cakes, cookies,...

  • The Dessert Lab

    The Dessert Lab is a wedding baking and catering business based in Houston, Texas. They're known for their traditional...Read more and unique dessert options, and owner and head baker Aireal would be delighted to create delicious treats to match your wedding theme and flavor palate. The Dessert Lab is proud to...

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  • Sugar House Bake Shop

    Sugar House Bake Shop is a small, woman-owned wedding cake business in Clermont, Florida. Chef and owner Sara Rich has...Read more over 20 years of industry experience. She is classically trained in pastry arts and as a chocolatier. We opened in March of 2020 (Yes, just as the world was shutting down). Sugar...

  • Berry Yummy Sweets

    Berry Yummy Sweets, based in Bulverde, Texas, provides wedding cakes and other desserts. The team here is eager to help...Read more make the table of treats at your wedding a success. They offer a variety of options, appealing to a range of tastes. Services Offered Berry Yummy Sweets can customize the dessert...

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  • Knead Sugar

    Knead Sugar is a bakery in Gallup, New Mexico, that makes wedding cakes and desserts. With creamy cupcakes as their...Read more specialty, these talented bakers can add a sweet touch to your special day. Whether you love colorful frosting or crunchy cookies, they can create something that looks beautiful while...

  • Nina's Cakery

    Known for crafting stunningly beautiful cakes, Nina's Cakery is a boutique wedding bakery in New York, NY, serving New...Read more York City and eastern Long Island. Whether you're seeking an elaborate theme cake or a more traditional creation, this business offers an array of exciting options. Nina's Cakery is...

  • Mochachino Coffee House

    Serving hot beverages and delicious treats, Mochachino Coffee House is a confectionery for weddings and special...Read more occasions in Seminole, Texas. This bakery can produce a variety of products, from raspberry white mocha cakes to oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. They pride themselves on crafting cuisine...

  • Oh Que Sweet

    Oh Que Sweet is a wedding bakery company in Corpus Christi, Texas. Company owner Maria Morales and her team of bakers...Read more offer bespoke wedding cakes for couples' long-awaited events. With a detail-oriented and creative approach to her work, Maria has the expertise needed to bring your dream wedding...

  • Bovella's Pastry Shoppe

    Based in Westfield, New Jersey, Bovella's Pastry Shoppe is a family-owned bakery that makes delightful wedding cakes for...Read more couples in the Tri-State Area and beyond. As a staple of Westfield’s culinary scene, the bakery is committed to upholding their time-honored traditions of expert cake making and...

  • Velvet Sky Bakery

    Velvet Sky Bakery is a bakery that specializes in mouthwatering wedding cakes in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. Established...Read more in 2011, owner and head designer Jordan Harvey prides herself on using cutting-edge sculpting techniques and the highest quality ingredients. Having won a variety of awards in the...

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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.

  • $ 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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