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Best Wedding Cake Bakers in Chicago
2021

Why These Wedding Cake Bakers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago Wedding Cake Bakers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

A Bakers Tale

A Bakers Tale is a bakery that opened in Wicker Park in 2014. The company schedules its wedding cake consultations online, and it offers 10 cake flavors and 13 filling, buttercream, and frosting flavors. The company was voted 2014 Best Bakery in Chicago by Chicago magazine.

Chicago, IL 60622

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Cafe Selmarie

Cafe Selmarie is a bakery cafe that opened in the Lincoln Square section of Chicago in 1983. The company offers a variety of round and square wedding cakes along with signature tortes, cheesecakes, pastries, pies, and tarts. The company is open every day but Monday.

Chicago, IL 60625

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Creative Cakes

Creative Cakes is a bakery in Tinley Park that opened in 1989. The company has been featured on Platinum Weddings on WEtv and been honored with a WeddingWire Couples’ Choice award for seven consecutive years. The company prices its wedding cakes by the serving, from $4.50 per slice for cakes iced in real buttercream to $5.50 for rolled fondant.

Tinley Park, IL 60477

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Delicious Creations

Delicious Creations is a retail shop and made-to-order bakery in Hickory Hills. The company’s standard wedding cake pricing starts at $2.45 per person, and couples can have a different cake dough and filling in each tier at no additional charge. The company offers free wedding cake samples on Saturdays with at least three days’ notice. The company carries wedding cake bags and only charges a delivery fee if the reception takes place outside of the company’s normal delivery range.

Hickory Hills, IL 60457

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Elysia Root Cakes

Elysia Root Cakes is a Chicago bakery that produces custom specialty cakes for weddings and other events. Owner Elysia Root specializes in creating sugar flower decor that showcases her clients’ wedding style. The company is a member of the Chicago Green Wedding Alliance, using local and organic ingredients in its cakes and composting, recycling, and using minimal packaging for its products.

Chicago, IL 60612

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Lutz Cafe & Pastry Shop

Lutz Cafe & Pastry Shop is a Konditorei-style bakery that opened in Chicago in 1948. The company offers free wedding cake consultations and complimentary tastings from a range of cake, filling, frosting, and flower choices. The company’s Anniversary Encore package is included with any order, with the company creating a fresh replica of the couple’s top layer on their first anniversary.

Chicago, IL 60618

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Three Tarts Bakery and Cafe

Three Tarts Bakery and Cafe is a bakery in Northfield. The company offers traditional butter cakes for weddings finished in buttercream or fondant, as well as floral, monogrammed, or custom-designed cupcakes. Couples can bring photos or magazine clippings to their tasting appointment, or they can peruse the company’s design books for ideas. Couples can reserve the date for their wedding cake with a $200 deposit.

Northfield, IL 60093

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