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Best Wedding Cake Bakers in Sacramento, CA

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Sacramento, CA 95823 Rating

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4.7 (187)
4.0 (90)

Why choose this provider?

Cake Castle Bakery is a family owned and operated company that has been providing custom wedding cakes and an extensive selection of baking supplies for more than 45 years. Customers love the company's "delicious and beautiful" wedding cakes, and one bride said, "the cake was absolutely gorgeous and surpassed all expectations we had for it. Not only was it beautiful, but it was delicious!" The company also offers custom-made cakes for birthdays, parties, and special events, and a selection of flavors such as strawberry champagne, chocolate mousse, Vienna cream, and chocolate raspberry truffle.

Galt, CA 95632 Rating

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4.5 (97)
5.0 (1)

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Something Sweet Bakery specializes in "Art You Can Eat," and offers a range of delicious handmade treats for any occasion. Customers have great things to say about the company's service and staff, and one bride wrote, "They were an absolute joy to work with from start to finish. All of the cakes we tried at the tasting were amazing." The company has a range of gourmet wedding cake flavors to choose from, including lemon zest, German chocolate, and champagne, and filling such as chocolate ganache, Dutch apple, and vanilla Bavarian cream. Customers can call the company to schedule a consultation.

Amador City, CA 95601 Rating

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5.0 (2)

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Ingrid of Ingrid Fraser Elegant Cakes has been making world-class, custom wedding cakes for over 30 years, and has been featured in Sunset Magazine and The Sacramento Bee. The company offers handmade cakes and desserts for events of any size, and customers have written rave reviews about the company's baker, like "She was absolutely wonderful to work with" and one happy customer called the custom wedding cake "better than anything I could have ever imagined. Thank you Ingrid!" Customers can call or email the company to schedule a tasting.

Elk Grove, CA 95624 Rating

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4.5 (180)

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For more than 15 years the artisan at Above & Beyond Cakes has been making creative, customized cakes for weddings and events, as well as homemade pastries and cheesecakes. The company offers wedding cakes of any shape and size, decorated with top-quality fondant, sugar art, and frostings to perfectly match the couple's décor and theme, and the husband and wife team are committed to ensuring that every customer is satisfied. One happy bride said "One year later and our wedding guests still rave about how much they loved our cake!" and customers can call or email the company to schedule a consultation.

Folsom, CA 95682 Rating

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4.0 (188)
4.3 (174)
4.3 (127)

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Customers love the "wonderful customer service" and "absolutely delicious cake" from Pretty Sweet, and the company provides a range of custom cakes, cupcakes, and cookies for any special event. Customers can receive an in-depth consultation to design the perfect wedding cake, and choose from a menu of options, including gourmet fillings like raspberry Bavarian cream, caramelized pineapple mousse, and dark chocolate ganache. Wedding and party favors are available, like cake pops, biscotti, and mini cakes, ads well as homemade cookies and shortbreads sold individually for a sweet treat, or by the box for parties.

Compare our Top Wedding Cake Bakers

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Cake Castle Bakery
Sacramento, CA 95823
Something Sweet Bakery
Galt, CA 95632
Ingrid Fraser Elegant Cakes
Amador City, CA 95601
Above & Beyond Cakes
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Pretty Sweet
Folsom, CA 95682


  • Introduction

    A wedding cake is a traditional dessert served at wedding receptions following ceremonies. In Ancient Rome, wedding cakes served as a symbolic centerpiece for the bride and groom, and they consisted of spiced bread buns.

    Today's wedding cakes are quite different but still symbolize a bride and groom's love for one another. Traditional cakes feature three tiers, and the most common cake flavor is vanilla (white cake) with buttercream frosting.

    In addition to traditional buttercream, custom cake toppings, icing, and fillings include fondant, mascarpone, berries, and even crushed rock candy. A wedding cake is one of the most important aspects of any wedding, as it serves as the main dessert for guests, and it's often the first thing guests see when entering the reception area.
  • What is the best wedding cake?

    There are many different types of wedding cakes with various flavors, designs, and icing options, so the best wedding cake comes down to personal taste. Some of the most popular wedding cake flavors include vanilla cake with buttercream, red velvet, vanilla cake with blackberries and sugar flowers, and pumpkin spice with cinnamon fondant.

  • How much should a wedding cake cost?

    Wedding cakes can cost anywhere between $75 and $1,500. The price of a wedding cake is determined by size, ingredients, specialty toppings, and cake decorations, so specific prices can deviate from the average based on your needs. 

  • How much wedding cake should I order?

    The size and quantity of wedding cake you should order depend on how many guests will be attending your wedding. A standard three-tier cake serves between 50 and 100 guests, and a quarter sheet cake provides 54 servings. A half sheet cake serves 108 single slices.

  • What are options for wedding cake flavors?

    There are many options for wedding cake flavors, and cakes can also be customized with nontraditional flavors. Common options include vanilla with buttercream frosting, red velvet with white buttercream frosting, chocolate and German chocolate, and marble cake. Less traditional options include lemon, carrot, and banana.

  • What is the traditional wedding cake flavor?

    The most common flavor of a traditional wedding cake is vanilla cake with buttercream frosting. However, chocolate is also considered traditional, especially for groom's cakes. German chocolate, red velvet, and champagne flavored cakes are also popular and fall into the traditional category.

  • How many layers should a wedding cake have?

    Traditional wedding cakes generally have three separate tiers, but cakes can be customized to meet the visions of the bride and groom. Each tier has its own significance. The top tier is to be saved by the bride and groom and eaten on the first wedding anniversary, and the bottom tier is to be served at the reception. The middle tier is distributed to guests after the wedding.