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Best Wedding Cake Bakers in St. Louis
2021

Why These Wedding Cake Bakers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored St. Louis 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.

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Artistry on Cakes

Artistry on Cakes opened in 2008 and won first place in the St. Louis Brida and Groom Cake Contest for non-traditional wedding cakes. The owner was an art teacher and has been decorating cakes for nearly four decades. She trains four to five times per year with top cake instructors, some from the Food Network.

Belleville, IL 62221

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Cravings Gourmet Desserts

Cravings Gourmet Desserts is a bakery, restaurant, and catering service in Saint Louis that has been crafting “artwork for the taste buds” for more than 25 years. The shop has appeared in USA Today's “Ten Best Places To Have Desserts in the USA,” and it is a recipient of numerous awards from publications like People's. Cravings offers wedding cakes made from the finest ingredients, and it embellishes some of its designs with fresh flowers and other stunning elements.

St. Louis, MO 63119

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Encore Baking Company

Encore Baking Company is a shop in Maplewood that is formerly known as Sweet Encores. The store opened in 1989, and it creates specialty cakes and custom wedding cakes. Some of the variants are Encore's signature white, chocolate, and yellow, and the filling options include mocha cream and chocolate cream. Clients are welcome to discuss their dream flavors with the shop's design team.

Maplewood, MO 63143

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Harter Bakery

Harter Bakery is a studio in Arnold that makes pastries and cakes. The shop crafts wedding cakes of varying heights, shapes, colors, and embellishments, and its website has a gallery that showcases pre-designed creations. A former customer writes, “I was raised in Arnold. We moved to Las Vegas about 18 years ago, and there is nothing [in Nevada] that comes even remotely close to Harter's Bakery! Is there a way to get gooey butter cake shipped [out of Missouri]?”

Arnold, MO 63010

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Jilly's Cupcake Bar & Café

Jilly's Cupcake Bar & Café is a company in Saint Louis that is the official cupcake provider of Saint Louis Children's Hospital. The shop offers milestone cakes for engagement parties, bridal showers, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, and weddings. The bridal selections include the traditional centerpiece, topper cakes, groom cakes, and cupcakes of any size. Jilly's also has an ice cream bar, and it is located a few doors from the café.

St. Louis, MO 63124

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McArthur's Bakery Café

McArthur's Bakery Café is a studio in Saint Louis that opened in 1956. The shop offers wedding treats that include the bridal showpiece, groom's cakes, and party favors. The shop is equipped to craft 3D cakes and those with fancy designs. The McArthur's locations in the city are on Lemay Ferry Road, North Kirkwood Road, and Olive Boulevard, and the company has another shop in University City.

St. Louis, MO 63125

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Patty Cakes

Patty Cakes specializes in wedding, bridal shower, birthday, anniversary, and other special occasion cakes in St. Louis. The company has a walk-in cupcake bar, and customers can order from the company’s website. The owner has over 35 years of experience, and the company was featured twice on TLC’s “Ultimate Cake Off,” winning the competition both times.

Highland, IL 62249

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Susie G's Specialty Cakes

Susie G's Specialty Cakes is a peanut-free bakeshop in O'Fallon that opened in 2000. The wedding cakes come in six flavors, and the filling options include vanilla custard, vanilla coffee, chocolate mousse, cherry mousse, banana cream, and fudge. The studio also creates indulgent tortes, decorated cookies, chewy brownies, gooey butter, and other goodies. Susan G's accepts special requests, and clients can call to book a consultation. The delivery and set-up charges start at $45.

O Fallon, MO 63368

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