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5 Best Wedding Cake Bakers in Chicago

Updated: Oct 5, 2020

If you have a sweet tooth, then you would be very particular about your wedding cake. It’s not just something that you want to look pretty but you would want it to also be tasty. Whether you are a chocolate lover, adore marble cake, or enjoy fruit filling in your cake, you have to satisfy that urge for the sweets you crave. Finding a wedding cake that meets the criteria means you would be going to several cake tastings before making a commitment. This is why we want to share with you the best wedding cake bakers in Chicago.

Best Wedding Cake Bakers in Chicago
The Best Wedding Cake Bakers in Chicago - Photo Credit: Christina Victoria Craft

1. Bittersweet

The name says it all which is why this bakery has been around for over twenty-five (25) years. Creating signature wedding cakes is what they do best. This is why they are considered one of the best wedding cake bakers in Chicago. They also offer wedding cake consultations and are conveniently located in the Lakeview neighborhood in Chicago. Another perk is that they are open six (6) days a week, unlike most bakeries.

2. Amy Beck Cake Design

With fourteen (14) years of experience, this award-winning company has received numerous awards including "Brides' Choice or Couples Choice Award from WeddingWire and Best of Weddings from The Knot every year since 2010. This is why they are one of the best wedding cake bakers in Chicago. They cake tastings are offered three (3) days a week for just a small fee of twenty-five ($25) dollars which is a credit towards your purchase upon signing a contract. Keep in mind that they operate by appointment only so be sure to plan accordingly.

3. Cake Sweet Food Chicago

Better known as "Cake" to Chicagoans, this award-winning bakery knows its way around the wedding industry. They offer a vast array of elaborate and exceptional cake flavors that are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth. One of the unique things that they offer is groom cakes, which you don't see at most bakeries. Also, they were listed in The Knot Best of Weddings and also claimed a WeddingWire Couples Choice Award. We had to make mention of "Cake" as one of the best wedding cake bakers in Chicago. Consultations are by appointment only if you would like to get a tasting for your wedding.

4. Oak Mill Bakery

For a unique high-end wedding and specialty cake, this is the perfect place. A European style bakery that's mentioned in The Knot Best of Weddings. This bakery is family owned and has several locations in and around the Chicagoland area. Not to mention that they are now offering At-Home Cake Tastings and Consultations due to COVID-19 via their unqiue "tasting box". You have to make an appointment at least 2 - 3 weeks in advance though.

5. Scafuri Bakery

If you are looking for another option for the best wedding cake bakers in Chicago, this family heirloom has been around for nearly a century and offers anything from simple to lavish wedding cakes to meet your needs. Located in the "Little Italy" neighborhood, you can schedule a consultation as well as a cake tasting. Cake tastings require a two (2) day notice so be sure to plan your visit. Not only that, but they also offer a complimentary one (1) year anniversary cake. Now, how sweet is that!

To learn more about how to find the best wedding cake bakers in Chicago, contact us to speak to one of our planners.

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