Laurels
Best Wedding
Cake Bakers in
St. Louis
2017

Why These Wedding Cake Bakers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored wedding cake bakers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best wedding cake bakers in St. Louis, MO.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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(618) 355-0000

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Celebrating Life Cake Boutique

Celebrating Life Cake Boutique is a company in Town & Country that commits to “making our customer's special occasions unforgettable...” Some of the batter options are red velvet, french vanilla, chocolate, amaretto, carrot, and spice, and the filling flavors include piña colada buttercream, raspberry jam, milk chocolate mousse, dark ganache, cookies and cream, and toffee crunch. Celebrating Life creates its desserts from scratch, and it caters to gluten-intolerant and nut-allergic customers.

Town and Country, MO(636) 458-7727

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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(314) 961-3534

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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(314) 832-4303

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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(636) 464-6767

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Heaven Scent Bakery

Heaven Scent Bakery is a company in O'Fallon that has been satisfying the locals' sweet tooth for more than 20 years. The shop makes gourmet cookies and tastefully decorated cakes for occasions like weddings. Heaven Scent Bakery has a wedding cake showroom in its location, and clients are welcome to discuss the colors, shapes, sizes, and designs they want. The shop's edible bridal collection includes the reception centerpiece, groom cupcakes, rehearsal dinner desserts, shower pastries, guest favors, and after-party treats.

O Fallon, MO(636) 332-6435

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Honest to Goodness Bakery

Honest to Goodness Bakery is a boutique in Saint Louis that crafts custom cakes for all occasions. The wedding cake prices start at $3 per guest, and flavors include vanilla bean, sprinkles, tiramisu, spicy sweet carrot, organic pumpkin, and salted caramel turtle. The shop also offers gluten-free cakes in almond flavor, and it whips up cupcakes, cake pops, and dessert bar specials like double chocolate brownies and cheesecake bites.

St. Louis, MO(314) 471-6196

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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(314) 993-5455

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Laulie Cakes

Laulie Cakes is a studio in Saint Peters that received the 2016 WeddingWire Couples' Choice recognition. The company offers wedding cakes, and its long list of specialty flavors includes Key lime, white raspberry, chocolate-covered cherry, dulce de leche, peanut butter and jelly, and blueberry cheesecake. The website contains information for couples who wish to sample and order Laurie Cakes' products.

St Peters, MO(636) 922-0260

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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(314) 894-0900

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Occasional Cakes

Occasional Cakes is a home-based shop in Saint Louis that opened in 2010. The boutique offers cupcakes and cookies, as well as cakes for any occasion. The wedding cakes come in different sizes, and these can go up to three tiers. Occasional Cakes collaborates closely with the engaged couples to achieve the perfect cake design for their special day. Customers can get a custom quote through the website.

Ballwin, MO(314) 707-3692

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Pastries of Denmark

Pastries of Denmark is a bakeshop and European-style café in Creve Coeur that offers gourmet treats, fine coffees and wines, and exquisite desserts. The company creates wedding cakes, and the fillings include chocolate truffle and raspberry preserve, Kahlúa and espresso with apricot preserve, Swiss buttercream with Grand Marnier® and chopped almond macaroons, and fresh strawberry with vanilla buttercream. Groom cakes are also available, and clients can call to book a complimentary consultation with Pastries of Denmark's master chef.

Creve Coeur, MO(314) 469-7879

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Patty Cakes

Patty Cakes specializes in wedding, bridal shower, birthday, anniversary, and other special occaision 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(618) 654-8180

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Sarah's Cake Stop

Sarah's Cake Stop is a business in Chesterfield that goes by the description, “St. Louis' Original Cupcake on Wheels”. The company opened in 2004, and it offers cupcakes and custom cakes. Sarah's Cake Stop creates luscious wedding showpieces, and its standard product consists of three layers of moist almond cake filled with almond buttercream and finished in rich white icing.

Chesterfield, MO(636) 728-1140

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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(636) 240-7610

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The Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery

The Blue Owl Restaurant & Bakery is a business in Kimmswick that makes award-winning, O Magazine.-featured pastries. The store has a bridal line that consists of desserts for showers, rehearsal dinners, and wedding receptions, and its creations include the edible centerpiece, groom cakes, dessert buffets, and guest favors. The Blue Owl has an online store, and it delivers nationwide. Clients can call or fill out the online form to book a consultation.

Kimmswick, MO(636) 464-3128

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The Cakery Bakery & Cake Studio

The Cakery Bakery & Cake Studio is a company in Saint Louis that designs and delivers artisanal pastries, any-occasion cakes, and edible bridal centerpieces. The shop opened in 2005, and it now belongs in The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. The Cakery's classic and premium layer flavors include golden yellow, chocolate chip, rum, pumpkin, banana, and marble, and some of its buttercream filling options are vanilla mint, chocolate mint, espresso, mocha, cinnamon, and strawberry.

St. Louis, MO(314) 647-6000

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The Cup

The Cup is a bakeshop in Saint Louis that has an out-of-state shop in Edwardsville, Illinois. The company makes cupcakes and top tiers for weddings, and the flavors include Mayan mocha, Boston cream pie, peppermint stick, salted caramel pretzel, s'more, and the Cardinals design that is a heavy favorite among grooms. The Cup requests clients to fill out the online form before scheduling their personal consultation and tasting session.

St. Louis, MO(314) 367-6111

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Wedding Wonderland Cakes

Wedding Wonderland is a shop in Florissant that lives up to being “Saint Louis' Fondant-Free Cake Bakery”. The company designs the bridal cake according to the customer's style and budget, and its creations take popular flavors like spice, cherry chip, lemon, strawberry, marble, and German chocolate. The filling selections include fudge, apricot, cream cheese, orange chiffon, Bavarian cream, and pineapple. Wedding Wonderland's cakes come in different shapes, and the company offers free samples and consultations.

Florissant, MO(314) 837-5015

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