Top 10 Chicago Wedding Cake Bakeries

Delight your wedding guests with delectable desserts and wedding cakes from one of the finest bakeries in Chicago. We’ve compiled the best bakeries in the region for an unforgettable wedding cake that will fit your wedding style and dazzle your taste buds.


1. Amy Beck Cake Design

636 N. Racine Ave., Unit C2, Chicago, IL 60642
312.545.3655 l amybeckcakedesign.com

At Amy Beck Cake Design, the mantra is that a cake should taste as good as it looks. With culinary and design leadership and a focus on the latest trends, the bakers at Amy Beck work to make sure the cake is the centerpiece of your event. From traditional tiers with hand-sculpted flowers to modern cakes with a more sleek and minimal design, each cake is custom made from scratch using ingredients like real butter, cream and chocolate. With an extensive list of choices for the cake and its filling (and other options available upon request) the possibilities are virtually endless. Flavors can be mixed and matched to fit your taste exactly and you can choose up to 3 different flavors at no additional cost.

The trained palettes at Amy Beck will even provide suggestions of their favorite combinations. Each cake has a dedicated designer that will ensure it not only matches your vision to a tee, but also is also delivered and displayed without a hitch. The designer will personally accompany the cake to your venue to make any necessary repairs (from transporting) or decisions regarding placement, lighting etc. From design to delivery, the attention to detail, focus on customer service and passion for cake making has earned Amy Beck Cake Design countless awards and a stellar reputation.

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2. Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique

115 N Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60602
312.845.9669 l sugarblisscakes.com

Instead of the traditional tiers of cake and filling, Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique offers a fun alternative in the form of a cupcakes and cake pops. Sugar Bliss serves extra moist cupcakes decorated with a signature bloom of rich and sugary frosting. A list of over 20 flavors ranging from bright lemon drop to decadent chocolate peanut butter will be sure to satisfy an array of taste buds. For cake pops, choose an assortment of apple pie, vanilla coconut or one of the daily flavors. To put these delectable treats on display at your wedding, you have choices ranging from a small tier of 125 miniature or 50 regular cupcakes up to as many as 700 mini or 300 regular on a large tier all presented with a satin ribbon.

Owner Teresa Ging left a longstanding position in finance to pursue a dream at Le Cordon Bleu Patisserie program in Paris. She puts that passion into her baking at Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique, using only the highest quality of natural ingredients such as European Cocoa, Nielsen Massey pure Madagascar Bourbon vanilla, and real fruits. With a choice of both traditional and non-traditional flavors, as well as gluten free options, Sugar Bliss has something for even the pickiest of eaters. Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique proves to be stand out choice from Chicago wedding cakes.

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3. Cake-Chicago

1635 W. Walnut Chicago, IL 60612
312.850.4530 l cake-chicago.com

Cake-Chicago brings the unique approach of two separate companies born from the same passion. Cultivating a love of art and baking, owner, Mary Winslow created take the cake with a focus on wedding cakes. She branched out to world of pastries other treats with “chocolate gourmet” and then combined the two to created the multi-faceted business that is Cake-Chicago today. Now specializing in both wedding cakes and favors, Cake-Chicago is perfect for couples looking to incorporate sweets into different aspects of the wedding.

You can choose from an array of more affordable ”basic cakes” or work with Winslow and her team to design a cake that is a unique reflection of you as a couple. The bakers will encourage you to draw inspiration from a song, piece of art, special location or another meaningful source to create a piece that is both personal and timeless. They will bring a personal passion for both eating and creating to match your visual aesthetic and please your taste buds too! With the additional option of treats as favors, this combination of talents will suit an array of needs. Providing exquisite designs and quality wedding cakes, Cake-Chicago realizes the importance of a delicious slice of cake at the end of a great meal.

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4. Yum Cakes

324 N. Leavitt St., Chicago, IL 60612
773.895.9237 l yumcakesinc.com

At Yum Cakes, the aim is to recreate experiences by combining fresh ingredients with love. A formerly trained chef, owner Erika Durham promotes baking as both her joy and her inspiration. She is constantly experimenting with different flavors and textures to create a unique and invigorating selection for your wedding. From sweet almond prairie to lemon lavender to Mexican hot chocolate, there is bound to be a flavor to please everyone on your guest list. Yum Cakes strives to put memories in cakes and cupcakes by designing custom treats in creative, comforting flavors. You can even discuss unique flavor options during your consultation to ensure your desserts will have the “wow” factor you desire.

These thoughtful and artistic creations can evoke an array of emotions from sophisticated to whimsical to home-y, making them an excellent choice for all types of weddings and their surrounding events. Whether you want an extravagant wedding cake or a unique tower of cupcakes, Erika Durham will incorporate her love for baking into each and every luscious, heavenly bite. Yum Cakes is perfect for couples looking to reminisce on a favorite flavor experience and bring a fun approach to Chicago wedding cakes.

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5. Alliance Bakery

1736 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
773.278.0366 l alliance-bakery.com

Operated by chef Peter Rios, Alliance Bakery is located in the Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago. Drawing from experience as executive pastry chef at acclaimed venues such as the Fairmont Hotel Chicago and Sofitel Hotel Chicago and training in Paris, Lyon, Nice and Istanbul, chef Rios leads the team at Alliance in creating the finest European pastries and desserts. From tasty buttercream confection to tiers of fondant and everything in between, Alliance Bakery will create a wedding cake with both elegance and personality.

The process begins with a tasting consultation where you will experience a choice of three types of cakes and fillings, as well as the signature Italian Meringue Butter cream frosting. The esteemed staff will go over the details and procedures of creating your wedding cakes and offer custom design options to provide the highest standard of taste and presentation. Whether your style is traditional lemon with vanilla bean pastry cream or modern hazelnut with cappuccino milk chocolate mousse, the bakers at Alliance customize combinations to match any style. With over 20 years experience at many of Chicago’s most celebrated venues, restaurants and hotels, Alliance Bakery will work diligently to meet all of your special needs and requests.

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6. Luscious Layers Bakery

2315 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
773.661.1335 l lusciouslayers.com

The small and happy bakery family at Luscious Layers will bring friendliness and enthusiasm in creating the wedding cake of your dreams. The tiny storefront in Bucktown holds tastings of wedding cakes as well as a small selection of baked goods, so clients can get a sense for what Luscious layers is all about. Cakes are custom designed around you as a couple and can be tailored to your budget based on decorations and complexity of design. Your Luscious Layers baker will sit down and plan out a design according to your vision. Once you book with the team, they will provide a mockup of the planned design so that you can visualize the cake come to life.

Luscious Layers creations have 3 layers of cake with 2 layers of mousse and whipped cream based fillings with fresh fruit and cream. If you have an array of taste buds on you guest lists, you can choose a different flavor for each tier of your Luscious Layers cake. For guests with dietary restrictions, there are vegan and gluten free options as well. Luscious Layers is also a proud member of the Chicago Green Alliance, an organization that connects environmentally friendly vendors and encourages mindful, socially responsible weddings.

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7. Toni Patisserie

65 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602
312.726.2020 l tonipatisserie.com

Toni Patisserie brings the warm and inviting atmosphere of a European-inspired Patisserie and cafe to the heart of downtown Chicago. Owner, Toni Marie Cox applied a degree in fine art to the culinary world and draws from experience as the Executive Pastry Chef of Chicago’s elegant Mayfair Regent Hotel and Le Ciel Bleu, as well as The Disneyland Hotel, Paris. She and her staff now bring that same level of impeccable service and integrity of products to the Chicago location.

Toni Patisserie is dedicated to providing care and focus to your creation, working around the clock to create products from scratch. Menu delights source only the highest quality of ingredients like French and Belgian chocolate, European style butter and fresh fruit and produce at the peak of each season. Available in multiple shapes and sizes, you can choose from a selection of signature cakes or fit your own taste from the a la carte menu. The esteemed designers hand sketch and hand craft decorations using buttercream, sugar paste, marzipan, chocolate and fruit. They will work with you during the design process to understand your inspiration and draw it out. Toni and her team approach this process with experience and style. Taking a true artisanal approach, Toni Patisserie strives to bring the sweet art of celebration to your wedding.

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8. Tipsy Cakes

1944 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
773.384.4418 l tipsycakeschicago.com

Known as “The Cake Aussie”, Naomi Levine brings her expertise in custom cake designing to Tipsy Cakes in Chicago. She and the team at Tipsy Cakes practice the art of cake making by taking a vision and turning it into a scrumptious piece of art. Each cake is elegantly and whimsically designed to stand as a unique centerpiece at your wedding. From wedding cakes with elegantly structured flowers to groom’s cakes with a bit of personality, Tipsy Cakes are customizable to your style.

The talented and creative staff is known for its professionalism and amazing customer service. From concept to execution, Naomi oversees each of the custom creations at Tipsy Cakes, providing expertise and direction. All of the recipes are Levine’s own, as well as an extensive menu of specialties ranging from red velvet to cream cheese frosting to Australian pastries. Naomi meets with clients individually to create the most perfect interpretation of their vision. Levine also created a monthly networking group for other females in the wedding industry to gather and share ideas. A careful attention to detail and a passion for baking have made Naomi Levine and Tipsy Cakes well respected and sought after names among Chicago bakeries.

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9. Chicago Wedding Cakes

3327 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
773.868.4000 l chicago-wedding-cakes.com

Chicago Wedding Cake’s founders, Phoebe Walters and Kate McNamara, strive to make a bride and groom’s special day even more special. Serving as the wedding catering division of Phoebe’s Cupcakes, Chicago Wedding Cakes provides a fun, less traditional take on wedding desserts. Phoebe and Kate use a background in arts and classic culinary school training to create Cupcake Wedding Cakes – adorned with flowers and arranged in the shape of a traditional tiered cake. Each “cake” is topped with a small cake-sized cupcake for cutting and the two can cater more traditional requests as well. They will take care of delivery and setting up to create a distinctive, artistic display at your reception.

Phoebe and Kate will work with couples to assemble a unique combination of over 200 flavors. The two have experience catering intimate gatherings of a dozen to weddings as large as 5,000 and their vast selection can accommodate the different tastes for guest lists of all capacities. The company utilizes a high quality of ingredients such as imported Belgian chocolate, whole vanilla beans, and fresh fruit. Phoebe and Kate’s combined experience and genuine appreciation for celebrating the most important moments in people’s lives have made Chicago Wedding Cakes a top choice for couples look for dessert with a twist!

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10. Oak Mill Bakery

Two Chicago Locations:

2204 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
773.252.4400 l oakmillbakery.com

5753 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60634
773.237.5799

When choosing Chicago bakeries, Oak Mill consistently remains at the forefront of conversation. Since 1986, this family-owned operation specializes in high-end cakes and European style desserts. With such a longstanding history, Oak Mill offers a wide variety of traditional to modern designs using the freshest and highest quality of ingredients. Cakes are made using only natural butter, fresh eggs, fresh whipping cream, fresh fruits & purees, and parve (kosher) chocolate imported directly from Europe.

The renowned staff will have a tasting consultation with you to create a cake that will match your theme, budget and taste, perfectly. The dynamic bakers can also provide options for Groom’s cakes, custom desserts or sweets tables in addition to a traditional cake. Outstanding customer service and a consistent high quality of product have enabled Oak Mill to grow to several locations across the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs. Oak Mill Bakery also places a strong emphasis on social responsibility, working with local charities like the Gift of the Heart Foundation, donating leftover goods to local food banks and recycling materials on a daily basis. Oak Mill Bakery strives to make your special event delicious and memorable.

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