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Top 5 Raleigh Wedding Cake Bakeries

The Best Raleigh Durham Wedding Cake Bakeries & Boutiques

Maybe you’ve dreamed of a classic white frosting, three tiered, rose covered wedding cake. Or maybe you’re a trendsetter and want a wall of rainbow sprinkle donuts! Either way, right here in the Triangle Area of NC, there’s a wedding cake bakery just waiting for you. Grab your fork and your partner for the sweetest pre-wedding date – the wedding cake tasting! In this blog we have given you a customized guide to Durham and Raleigh wedding cake bakeries and boutiques. Edible Art, Pastry Works, Sweets & Stems, Sugar Euphoria, Tsuru Sweets, and The Mad Hatter’s Cafe & Bakeshop each offer only the best quality confections and truly artistic designs. Get your appetite ready, and your napkins set, because these Raleigh wedding cake professionals are here to win over all of your tastebuds!

Edible Art Bakery & Dessert Cafe, a Raleigh Boutique and Delicious Wedding Cake Vendor

Edible Art Bakery & Dessert Cafe is your one stop shop for fresh and fantastic wedding desserts. Serving NC and the world since 1982, this local wedding cake bakery is as close to perfect that you can get. The distinctive taste of this NC bakery and dessert cafe is a product of love and dedication from a Southern mother-daughter team. They pride themselves on using only high quality, natural ingredients for each of their scratch-made wedding desserts. But that only covers the first part of their title, Edible Art is exactly what their name says, “Art”. Get ready for a wedding cake with detailed icing art, stunning garnishes, and elegant designs.

Pastry Works, The Raleigh Wedding Cake and Dessert Division of Catering Works

If you’re a bride or groom who likes wedding planning to be easy and straightforward, you’ll love working with Pastry Works. Why? Because Pastry Works is part of one of Raleigh’s best catering teams, Catering Works. Imagine your caterer and baker being the same point of contact! Amazing. Not only that, but Pastry Works creates wedding cakes that are artistic masterpieces. Pastry Works has a reputation for designing wedding cakes that feature exquisite details and delightful flavors. Our team at Southern Bride and Groom see Pastry Work’s wedding cake creations as mouth watering eye candy! PS – Catering Works has a floral division, too.

Modern Square Three Tier Wedding Cake with Blue Bird Painting and White Flowers Pastry Works f8 Photo Studios
CAKE Pastry Works | PHOTOGRAPHER f8 Photo Studios
Stunning Square Three Tier Wedding Cake Artistic Blue Bird Painted Icing Pastry Works f8 Photo Studios
CAKE Pastry Works | PHOTOGRAPHER f8 Photo Studios
Close up of Stunning Blue Bird and Gold Painted Modern Wedding Cake with White Floral by Pastry Works Photo by f8 Photo Studios

Sweets & Stems, a Playful Wedding Bakery and Flower Shop in Fuquay-Varina

At Sweets & Stems, every order is unique. Cake pop experts and chocolate dippers since 2010, the Raleigh based business has recently expanded into flower arranging. With a fun and playful approach to baked goods, they’ll give you personalized attention from the first inquiry until your order is completed. Sweets & Stems offers towers of sweets, including Bundt Cakes and their signature Cake Pops. They also provide dessert catering, table styling and full service florals, from Single Stems and Bouquets to Centerpieces. Their cake pops, petit fours and half dipped cookies are made fresh and do not contain any additional preservatives.

Sweets and Stems NC Bakery Wedding Cake and Desserts Cake Pops Fancy This Photography
CAKE POPS Sweets & Stems | PHOTOGRAPHER Fancy This Photography
Sweets and Stems NC Wedding Bakery Cake Pop Tower Emily Mangini Photography
CAKE POP TOWER Sweets & Stems | PHOTOGRAPHER Emily Mangini Photography

Sugar Euphoria, a Boutique Custom Wedding Cake Design Studio in Raleigh NC

Sugar Euphoria is as heavenly as it sounds. This custom wedding cake design studio in downtown Raleigh has the secret recipe: fresh and flavorful ingredients paired with gorgeous design. Sugar Euphoria can design a stand alone wedding cake, or a dessert buffet that will wow your guests. Want your cake to fit your wedding theme? Sugar Euphoria will work with each bride and groom’s special requests and unique tastes to design the wedding cake of their dreams. Sugar Euphoria’s wedding cake philosophy says it all,

“Our confectionery creations begin with natural, locally-sourced ingredients and end with an editorial aesthetic, full of bold, yet romantic accents.”

Modern Minimalist White Wedding Cake with Fun Orange and Yellow Citrus Decoration Sugar Euphoria f8 Photo Studios
Fun Modern Citrus Orange and Yellow Decorations on Elegant White Four Tier Wedding Cake by Sugar Euphoria f8 Photo Studios
Close up of Fun Modern Citrus Orange and Yellow Wedding Cake Decorations Sugar Euphoria Raleigh NC f8 Photo Studios

Mad Hatter’s, a Cafe and Bakeshop in Durham, NC that Creates Amazing Custom Wedding Cakes

The Mad Hatter’s Cafe & Bakeshop has been a Durham staple for decades. And over the years, they have often accommodated their fans for their special day. But in the past couple of years their wedding cake program has become a focus, with the addition of an amazing pastry chef who is a true artist when it comes to design. Today, their wedding cakes are custom made with stunning artistic designs that will have guests dropping their jaws and their forks! Want a taste test? Pop by Mad Hatter’s – right beside the Whole Foods in Durham on Main Street. They have a cafe open for lunch and breakfast. Plus, they always have a smörgåsbord of sweets. Perhaps a cookie tower or cupcake bar is more of what you have in mind for your modern NC wedding.

Classy Elegant Champagne and Pink Gold Floral Wedding Cake by Mad Hatter's Cafe and Bakehshop f8 Photo Studios
Stunning Artistic Pink Dogwood and Gold Icing Wedding Cake by Mad Hatter's Cafe and Bakeshop f8 Photo Studios
Pink Raleigh NC Dogwood Blossoms and Gold Icing Mad Hatter's Cafe and Bakeshop f8 Photo Studios

Tsuru Sweets & Coffee, Elegant and Responsibly Sourced Wedding Cakes and Desserts

Tsuru Sweets & Coffee understands all of the effort and time it takes to plan a wedding. It’s their goal to work alongside you to craft an elegant, scrumptious wedding cake to remember.  With a variety of treats, from chocolates and macarons to muffins and croissants, you have plenty of options to pick from. They hope that you’ll allow them to handle the sweets and make your life just a little bit easier. Chef Paola heads Tsuru Sweets & Coffee, located in Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina. Originally from Costa Rica, she uses ingredients she knew and loved as a child. Chef Paola spent years working closely with wedding and event planners when she was the head pastry chef at Fearrington Village. When she decided to return to her roots, Tsuru Sweets was born.

We hope you loved our Raleigh wedding cake guide! What was your favorite design? This initial attraction is a great starting point for making your appointments. Whether you want a classic or creative design, wedding cake or dessert bar, these local NC bakeries have it all. Listen to your taste buds and you can’t make the wrong decision. Happy wedding planning!

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