Beautiful wedding cake shops in Vancouver

Congratulations, you’re getting married! Now comes the fun part - choosing a cake. Whether you want a classic tiered cake, a gluten-free gateau, or a mountain of bite-sized cupcakes, there’s a cake shop in Vancouver that can help make your sweet dreams come true for your special day.

Cupcakes

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1168 Denman St, Vancouver, BC V6G 2M9

Colourful cupcakes are a cheap and cheerful way to say, “I do” at smaller weddings. Cupcakes on Denman, the original store in the now ubiquitous Vancouver chain, can do everything from mini cake pops to giant cupcakes for your special day. These bite-sized desserts are sure to be a hit with guests both young and old.

Joli Custom Cakes

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1218 72nd Avenue W, Vancouver, BC V6P 6N5

Specializing in made-to-order custom fondant cakes, Joli offers personalized designs based on the bride and groom’s wedding theme and colour scheme, as well as their personal taste preferences. Choose from classic cake flavours such as red velvet, vanilla or carrot cake, and then get creative with modern fillings that range from salted caramel to matcha to peanut butter. Elegant multi-tiered cakes are then accented with handcrafted sugar flowers, gold leaves or iridescent pearls.

Ganache Patisserie

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1262 Homer St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2Y5

Yaletown’s chi-chi Parisian patisserie specializes in mouth-watering chocolate creations. Pastry chef owner Peter Fong has had his artisanal wedding cakes featured in top international publications and is the go-to guy for high-end custom cakes in Vancouver. From classic to contemporary, understated to over-the-top extravagant, these wedding cakes are sure to leave a lasting impression. Couples can book a private tasting and consultation with Chef Fong to collaborate on the designer cake of their dreams.

Le Gateau Bake Shop

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3458 Hastings St E, Vancouver, BC V5K 2A6

Tanya Muller’s boutique cake shop specializes in modern designs. This talented pastry chef can recreate your bouquet out of edible blooms, or construct a sophisticated minimalist design that suits your wedding theme. Tanya’s beautiful sugar flowers combine intricate details with a classic white cake background to create a sophisticated look for modern brides.

The Gluten Free Epicurean

5
633 E 15th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5T 2R6

Whether you’re allergic to gluten or simply trying to avoid it, there’s no need to miss out on a moist and mouth-watering wedding cake. While The Gluten-Free Epicurean doesn’t specialize in custom wedding cakes, they do carry a wide variety of cakes that range from classic vanilla or chocolate to maple walnut, Boston cream or a citrusy triple-lemon. Dairy-free, nut-free, and vegan options are also available. Alternatively, opt for cupcakes alongside a traditional cake as a bite-sized alternative for gluten-free guests.

When Pigs Fly Pastries

6
Industrial Ave, Vancouver, BC V6A 2P3

Looking for a quirky cake? When Pigs Fly takes a creative approach to customized cakes with whimsical designs and personalized touches that let you add a touch of humour to the day. Artist-designed cakes feature edible bride and groom cake toppers, blingy silver balls, cheeky cartoon characters, and gorgeous gold leaf decals. Classic cakes are also available in a range of patterns and designs to match your decor.

Bel Café

7
801 Georgia St W, Vancouver, BC V6C 1P7

If you’re not a cake lover but you want a sweet send-off at the wedding, then colourful macarons are a pretty way to end the day. Bel Cafe’s Parisian-style macarons are available in a range of gourmet flavours and vibrant colours to match your decor, and are available in bulk orders to satisfy your sweet-toothed guests on your big day.

Anna Elizabeth Cakes

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3458 Hastings St E, Vancouver, BC V5K 2A6

High-end cake designer Anna Elizabeth’s studio is by appointment only, but consultations and tastings are free. In addition to upscale custom cakes, the Burnaby bakeshop also offers cakes from The Collection: a more affordable option of pre-designed wedding cakes featuring beautiful floral decals. Cake flavours include salted caramel, lemon blueberry, coffee hazelnut, chocolate raspberry and a sweet-yet-spicy vanilla chai.

Ladurée

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1141 Robson St, Vancouver, BC V6E 1B5

Recently opened on Robson, the famous French patisserie with a cult following has had line-ups outside from the minute the doors opened. Delicate macarons and Parisian inspired baked goods make ideal wedding favours. Try a beautiful macaron tree as a tabletop treat for your guests and a welcome alternative to a traditional wedding cake.

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