Laurels
Best Wedding Cake
Bakers in New
York City
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 New York, NY.

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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.

Baked

Baked is a Brooklyn bakery and cafe that has three locations. The bakery creates brownies, muffins, tarts, scones, cookies, bars, cupcakes, and pies. The café serves breakfast and lunch. The bakery also creates wedding cakes, dessert tables, and wedding favors, and offers tastings and consultations. Baked has won several awards and has been featured on the Food Network, the Today Show, the Style Network, the Cooking Channel, and the Martha Stewart Show. Clients appreciate the customer service and the baked goods.

Brooklyn, NY(718) 222-0345

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Bay Ridge Bakery

Bay Ridge Bakery is a Brooklyn business that has been serving clients for over 43 years. The bakery specializes in custom cakes and wedding cakes. Chef Nick works with couples to design a unique wedding cake. Cake types he offers include devil’s food chocolate, carrot cake, vanilla, red velvet, and chocolate. Fillings include cannoli cream, chocolate mousse, mocha tiramisu, custard cream, and French cream. Accompaniments include fresh bananas, walnuts, chocolate chips, apricot, pineapple, and black forest cherries. Icings include butter cream, rolled fondant, chocolate ganache, and chocolate fudge. Bay Ridge Bakery also bakes cakes for those with nut allergies. Catering for events such as corporate and private events is available.

Brooklyn, NY(718) 238-0014

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Bittersweet New York City

Bittersweet New York City is a full-service catering company that has been serving clients for over five years. The business offers Indian inspired desserts and other ethnic cuisine and wedding cakes. Cake flavors include spicy chocolate, ginger apple and lemon cake, spiced carrot cake, lemon cake, fig and rum, pistachio green cardamom, and German chocolate. Cakes come in a variety of sizes. Clients appreciate the chef’s attention to detail, responsiveness, and knowledge.

New York, NY(646) 515-9959

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Cake Power

Cake Power is a New York business that works with clients to create custom cakes. Kate Sullivan makes tiered cakes, sculpted cakes, and wedding cakes, and all cakes are made from scratch. Cakes are delivered in the New York tri-state area. Dessert Professional named Kate one of the “Top 10 Cake Artists of North America” and her cakes have been featured in numerous magazines such as InStyle Weddings, O Magazine, and People. Clients appreciate Kate’s talent, patience, and creative cakes.

New York, NY(212) 691-4330

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Circo’s Pasty Shop

Circo’s Pasty Shop is a Brooklyn bakery that has been serving clients for over 70 years. The bakery specializes in Italian and French pastries and offers custom cookies and cakes. The cakes are for occasions such as birthdays, baby showers, holidays, and weddings. Circo’s Pasty Shop creates unique wedding cakes that reflect the bride and groom and delivers anywhere in New York City. Clients appreciate their dedication and professionalism.

Brooklyn, NY(718) 381-2292

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City Cakes

City Cakes is a New York business that has been serving clients for over five years. The cake shop creates half pound cookies, gourmet cupcakes, and custom cakes. Some elements that can be incorporated into custom cakes include custom painting, figurines, sugar paste flowers, logos, and handmade sugar details. Other options are structured, shaped, and 3D cakes. City Cakes provides a variety of flavors such as charismatic carrot, pinch of pineapple, precious yellow, and strawberry champagne. Clients appreciate their attention to detail and customer service.

New York, NY(646) 688-2286

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Duane Park Patisserie

Duane Park Patisserie is a New York business that has been serving clients for over 23 years. Cookies, cupcakes, petits fours, breakfast pastries, tarts, and specialty cakes are on the menu. The business also creates tiered cakes and wedding cakes that are made from scratch with no preservatives. Decorative borders, flowers, appliqués, and non-traditional flavors are available. Clients can choose from a variety of cake, icing, and filling flavors and are encouraged to have a consultation. Clients appreciate the atmosphere and customer service.

New York, NY(212) 274-8447

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Empire Cake

Empire Cake is a New York independent, locally owned bakery that has been serving clients for over four years. Offerings include cookies, brownies, cupcakes, bars, breakfast pastries, snack treats, and cakes. The custom-designed cakes are for occasions such as corporate events, birthdays, and weddings. Weddings cake options are buttercream, fondant, and groom’s cakes, and wedding favors are also available. Clients appreciate their professionalism, helpfulness, and patience.

New York, NY(212) 242-5858

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Erica OBrien Cake Design

Erica OBrien Cake Design is a New York business that creates baked goods and cupcakes, and focuses on custom wedding cakes. Erica trained at the Institute for Culinary Education and also creates cakes for showers, birthdays, anniversaries, and other occasions. The business offers wedding cake consultations at which clients can taste up to three cake flavors and five fillings. The tasting fee is deducted from the cake order. Erica OBrien Cake Design delivers in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, and Connecticut.

New York, NY(203) 200-0350

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Haute So Sweet

Haute So Sweet is a New York business that creates cake pops, cupcakes, and custom cakes. Michelle Apiar attended the French Culinary Institute where she specialized in pastry, and she creates unique wedding cakes for couples. She offers nut-based, vanilla-based, and chocolate-based cakes. Flavors include rose water vanilla, cinnamon bun, Nutella crepes, cookies and cream, chocolate salted caramel, and red velvet cake. Haute So Sweet also creates cakes for birthday parties, baby showers, anniversaries, christenings, and other occasions. The business has been serving clients for over four years.

New York, NY(212) 695-1711

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Made in Heaven Cakes

Made in Heaven Cakes is a Brooklyn family owned and operated bakery that has been serving clients for over 17 years. Victoria took over ownership from her parents and she studied at The Culinary Institute of America, and interned with world renowned cake decorator Colette Peters. Made in Heaven Cakes offers cupcakes, favors, one-tier cakes, special occasion cakes, flower pot cakes, and wedding cakes. Cake flavors are red velvet, chocolate, and vanilla with various filling options. Cake tastings are offered and the fee is deducted from a cake order.

Brooklyn, NY(718) 788-2727

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Mrs. Maxwell’s Bakery

Mrs. Maxwell’s Bakery is a Brooklyn business specializing in party cakes that has been serving clients for over 87 years. The bakery is open seven days a week and offers cupcakes, pastries, pies, dietetic cakes, dessert cakes, and wedding cakes. Orders are for pickup only.

Brooklyn, NY(718) 345-7400

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My Daughter’s Cakes

My Daughter’s Cakes is a Dumont private bakery that specializes in wedding cakes. Owner and baker Denise Smith offers consultations that include complimentary wedding cake tastings for up to four people. For five or six guests, there is a fee which is deducted from the cake order. Clients can also have a dessert table for their wedding. The bakery will deliver within Bergen County and some surrounding counties. My Daughter’s Cakes was featured in InStyle magazine and won WeddingWire’s Couple’s Choice Awards in 2014, 2015, and 2016, and WeddingWire’s Bride’s Choice Awards in 2012 and 2013. Clients appreciate Denise’s professionalism and talent.

Dumont, NJ(201) 927-4293

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Nine Cakes

Nine Cakes is a Brooklyn business that has been serving clients for over seven years. The business specializes in wedding cakes, and before a complimentary wedding cake tasting, clients receive a menu with the cake flavors and fillings to choose from. Clients are encouraged to bring style boards, a color palette, theme, images, and other items that can help inspire their wedding cake.

Brooklyn, NY(347) 907-9632

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Palermo’s Custom Cakes & Bakery

Palermo’s Custom Cakes & Bakery is a Little Ferry business that has been serving clients for over 25 years. The business has two locations and serves New York City, New Jersey, Western Connecticut, and Eastern Pennsylvania. Palermo’s Custom Cakes & Bakery offers traditional desserts, venue cakes, custom cakes, and wedding cakes. The business won WeddingWire’s Couple’s Choice Awards in 2015 and The Knot’s Best of Weddings in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, and WeddingWire’s Bride’s Choice Awards in 2012 and 2013. Clients remark on their talent and professionalism.

Little Ferry, NJ(201) 336-9822

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Ron Ben-Israel Cakes

Ron Ben-Israel Cakes is a New York cake studio that has been serving clients for over 16 years. Chef and owner Ron’s cakes have been featured in Vogue Magazine, InStyle, Martha Stewart Weddings, The New York Times, and more. He creates custom cakes for special occasions including weddings. Ron was a host and judge on the Food Network’s Sweet Genius and a co-judge on Cake Wars. He is a member of City Harvest’s Food Council and Advisory Board. Clients appreciate Ron’s talent.

New York, NY(212) 625-3369

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Sugar Couture

Sugar Couture is a Brooklyn business that has been serving clients for over 11 years. The business makes sweet treats, custom cakes, and wedding cakes. Custom cake flavors include winter white, lemon ginger, ultra-rich butter, pumpkin, red velvet, and peanut butter. Wedding and celebration cake can also be vegan, dairy free, gluten free, and egg free.

Brooklyn, NY(718) 349-1440

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The Hudson Cakery

The Hudson Cakery is a Weehawken business that has been serving clients for over six years. The boutique specializes in custom cakes and makes cake pops, cookies, cupcakes, celebration cakes, and wedding cakes. The Hudson Cakery delivers in New York New Jersey, Connecticut, and Eastern Pennsylvania. The business offers cake tastings for two people providing six cakes and six different fillings. The Hudson Cakery won the Bride’s Choice Award from 2010 to 2015 and won The Knot’s Best Wedding Vendor in 2011 and 2013. Clients appreciate how the cakes look and taste.

Weehawken, NJ(201) 319-0363

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Tu-Lu’s Gluten-Free Bakery

Tu-Lu’s Gluten-Free Bakery is a New York business that has been serving clients for over five years. Owner Tully Phillips attended culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu in Austin, Texas, and bakes cupcakes, brownies, paninis, muffins, cookies, and more. Tully also does catering and creates wedding cakes, offering basic and specialty wedding cake tastings. Tasting fees are deducted from wedding cake orders of $150 or more. Clients remark on the friendly and accommodating staff.

New York, NY(212) 777-2227

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