Laurels
Best Wedding
Cake Bakers in
Pittsburgh
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 Pittsburgh, PA.

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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.

Bella Christie and Li'l Z's Sweet Boutique

Bella Christie and Li'l Z's Sweet Boutique in Pittsburgh that serves custom desserts, wedding cakes, and other goodies. Some of the variants are white vanilla, red velvet, chocolate chip, carrot, hazelnut, and marble, and the filling options include Bavarian custard, Nutella® mousse, raspberry jam, mixed berry compote, espresso buttercream, and cream cheese. Bella Christie designs one-of-a-kind cakes, and clients can book a consultation with the special events director. The company also makes Kosher wedding cakes.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 772-1283

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Carols Pastry Shop

Carols Pastry Shop is a studio in Zelienople that whips up decorative cakes for weddings and other celebrations. The wedding cake icing choices include whipped cream and chocolate fudge, and some of the filling options are custard, pineapple, cherry walnut, and raspberry cream. Carols is the recipient of the 2010 Pittsburgh Magazine “Best of the Burgh” award, and it produces fresh danish, buns, muffins, and donuts for the everyday diner. The studio makes special shipping arrangements for out-of-town orders.

Zelienople, PA(724) 452-7920

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Gluuteny

Gluuteny is a maker of gluten-free and dairy-free goodies in Pittsburgh that is the 2016 Pittsburgh Magazine Readers' Poll choice for “Best Gluten-Free Fare.” The company opened in 2007, and it bakes the sweet treats every day to ensure freshness. Gluuteny crafts healthy, allergen-free wedding cakes, and it also concocts desserts for bridal showers and after-parties. Ground shipping is free for orders worth a minimum of $50.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 521-4890

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Grandma's Country Oven Bake Shoppe

Grandma's County Oven Bake Shoppe is a company in Jeannette that has been making artisanal cakes for more than 20 years. The shop's wedding offerings include the edible bridal centerpiece, as well as the Pittsburgh-tradition “cookie table” that can include black-bottom cheesecakes, lady locks, and pecan tassies. The website has a shopping cart that features chocolate cream pies, peach scones, blackberry strudels, fruit tortes, pumpkin gobs, and other mouthwatering products.

Jeannette, PA(724) 744-9873

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Le Petit Chocolat & Café

Le Petit Chocolat & Café is a gourmet chocolate store in Pittsburgh that makes desserts. The company crafts wedding cakes using fresh local ingredients, and it offers a complete customization of flavors, colors, and fillings. The company also provides a table where wedding guests can dunk and drench candies, pretzels, and fruits in milk or dark chocolate. Le Petit Chocolat & Café's owner is a graduate of Pennsylvania Culinary Institute, where she trained as chef of savory foods.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 245-1533

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Little Lisa's Pastry Shoppe

Little Lisa's Pastry Shoppe is a studio in Latrobe that specializes in the creation of gourmet cupcakes, bridal and baby shower treats, and wedding cakes. The creations can include cascading silk flowers, fresh fruits, and other elements, and these can take any size, flavor, and finish. Little Lisa's encourages clients to take part in planning the design of their reception centerpiece, and it offers consultations.

Latrobe, PA(724) 532-0566

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Mixed with Love Cake & Cookie Company

Mixed with Love is a cake and cookie company in Pittsburgh that designs and crafts wedding cakes according to the clients' personality and needs. Clients get to enjoy six flavors with different frostings and fillings during their cake-tasting session at The Wedding Factory. A groom writes, “Mixed with Love did an awesome job on my cake. Not only did the cake and cupcakes look awesome, they were by far the best-tasting wedding [treats] I have ever had.”

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 714-4937

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Oakmont Bakery

Oakmont Bakery is a wedding cake maker in Oakmont with the motto, “We create delicious memories.” Some of the filling options are vanilla pudding, maraschino cherry and nut, fresh raspberries and glaze, lemon, strawberry pie, and fudge, and the icing design choices are basket weave, gum paste flowers, and Cornelli lace. Oakmont also builds cupcake and groom's cake galleries, and it guarantees the pricing for any order upon full payment. Clients can order different batters with each tier.

Oakmont, PA(412) 826-1606

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Party Cake Shop

Party Cake Shop is a bakery in Pittsburgh that has been serving local communities since 1961. The company produces desserts like Chocolate Peanut Butter Delight specialty cakes, and it also makes custom cakes for weddings and other celebrations. The wedding cake themes range from elegant to whimsical, and these come in sizes and flavors that best fit the occasion. Party Cake Shop has another location in Mt. Lebanon, and clients can visit either store to consult with the designers.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 531-5322

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Pastries A-La-Carte

Pastries A-La-Carte is a company in Pittsburgh that commits to preparing “fine pastries, decadent desserts,” including wedding cakes. The owner combines the client's vision with her 20-year professional experience to create a unique work of edible art. The company provides a cookie table that is in line with the Pennsylvanian tradition, and it offers individually packaged iced cut-out cookies as wedding favors. Pastries A-La-Carte is a WeddingWire-rated company, and it is the official pastry shop of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 653-2236

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Patti's Pastries

Patti's Pastries is a bakery in Aliquippa that has been catering to dessert lovers for more than 30 years. The studio handcrafts unique pastries, such and homestyle ethnic cookies, and it concocts remarkable wedding cakes as well. Some of the filling flavors are almond amaretto, cream cheese, cherry and nut, pineapple, and raspberry, and the icing types include fondant, creamy bakers' frosting, and vanilla or chocolate whipped cream. Patti's Pastries offers wedding cake customers a free consultation.

Aliquippa, PA(724) 770-0745

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Prantl's Bakery

Prantl's is a bakery in Pittsburgh that is a 2015 The Knot Best of Weddings pick. The company follows a 40-year tradition of producing hundreds of different “sinful sweets,” and its specialty is Burnt Almond Torte. Prantl's customizes wedding cakes, and some of its fillings are strawberry crème, chocolate fudge, and white buttercream. Clients can they can drop by the stores on Walnut Street and Market Street, and they can order pre-designed creations online.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 621-2092

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Priory Fine Pastries

Priory Fine Pastries is an award-winning café and pastry creator in Pittsburgh that produces fresh bread, eclairs, turnovers, tarts, strudels, rolls, and pies. The shop also whips up custom wedding cakes that are as beautiful as the brides themselves. Priory's skilled bakers and cake decorators offer consultations, and clients can call to book a tasting session.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 321-7270

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Prohibition Pastries

Prohibition Pastries is a bakery and café in Pittsburgh that whips up sweet treats and wedding cakes. The shop matches the edible display with the client's wedding style and theme, and the creations can be the tower of pristine white fondant with a cascade of sugar roses or a do-it-yourself Cake Cocktail buffet. Prohibition Pastries also offers full catering services for any occasion, and it can recommend florists to adorn the cake with fresh flowers.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 886-4533

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Signature Desserts

Signature Desserts is a bakery in Pittsburgh that creates cakes, pies, cookies, and other delicacies. The shop has a dedicated department that handles weddings, and its staff offers free tasting sessions. The wedding packages are designed for a minimum of 100 guests. A client writes to the company, “At a recent bridal show, I tasted over ten wedding cakes, and none compared to yours. I am so glad I ordered through Signature.”

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 882-9960

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Steel Penny Cakes

Steel Penny Cakes is a licensed studio in Mt. Pleasant that received the 2015 WeddingWire Couples' Choice recognition. The company has more than five years of experience in designing and delivering baked goods to the locals, and it crafts cakes for celebrations like weddings. The edible bridal masterpieces can take any size, look, and flavor, and clients are encouraged to collaborate closely with the studio. Steel Penny offers free tastings and consultations on cakes with a minimum of three tiers.

Mount Pleasant, PA(724) 516-7080

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Vanilla Pastry Studio

Vanilla Pastry Studio is a dessert shop in Pittsburgh that creates cakes for celebrations like weddings. The company's designers ensure that each product reflects the client's unique personality, style, and bridal motif. Some of the batter options are Devil's food cake, Chai spiced, red velvet, vanilla almond, toasted almond, and carrot and the buttercream filling choices include pistachio, peppermint, coconut, mango and passionfruit, apricot, and Key lime. Vanilla Pastry Studio is a preferred vendor of The Mansion at Maple Heights.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 242-9820

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