Top wedding cake shops in Calgary

When it comes to wedding cakes, there seems to be no such thing as traditional anymore. There are so many different flavours, designs and creative options. Couples can choose an array of quirky icing colours, sky-high ruffled tiers and exotic shapes or keep it sweet and simple. Check out these top wedding cake shops and sweeten up your special day with a cake made just for you. Image credit: iStock/k_woodard.

Crave Cookies & Cupcakes

1107 Kensington Rd NW, Calgary, AB T2N 3P2

The minute you walk into this beautifully styled bakery, you’re overcome by the delicious aroma of its signature buttercream icing and home-style baking, which is made with fresh, local ingredients. Inspired by the old-fashioned home baking of their childhoods, the first location was launched in 2004, by sisters Jodi Willoughby and Carolyne McIntyre Jackson. Work with the shop’s wedding coordinator to choose from over 20 custom buttercream colours, multiple cake styles and cupcake arrangements as well as individually wrapped treat favours.

Yann Haute Patisserie

329, 23 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2S 0J3

Add a French twist to your wedding with a melt-in-your-mouth macaron tower or traditional French croquembouche from this patisserie located in a charming yellow converted house in Mission. This Parisian-style bakery, with its clean white walls and yellow accents carries an impressive display of macarons. You can also choose from a selection of uniquely flavoured cakes, both large and individual, as well as macaron cakes and dozens of sweet and savoury petit four flavours.

Swirl Cakes & Cupcakes

Calgary, AB T2P 2G8

This bakery was given top prize for best cake designer and most popular cakes at the Wedding Industry Experts 2016 Awards. Founded by award-winning baker Lynnette MacDonald, this sweet spot specializes in traditional cakes with a twist. Her cakes are created to complement the style, personality and theme of your wedding, and she’s known for her keen eye and attention to detail. Take a peek at her mini-tiered cakes; they make for great centerpieces and sweet midnight snacks.

Bliss & Co

13A-728 Northmount Dr NW, Calgary, AB T2K 3K2

Offering nut-free, vegan, gluten-free and other options, this bakery will provide you with a plethora of original wedding cake flavours to choose from such as strawberry lemonade, caramel bliss and black velvet. Bliss also offers an assortment of mini treats for your dessert table.

Jelly Modern

100-1414 8 Street SW, Calgary, AB T2R 1J6

Located on Eighth Street Southwest in Beltline, this bakery creates hand-crafted doughnuts and its unique flavours revitalize this beloved Canadian dessert standard. The shop’s gourmet wedding treats include centerpieces, favour boxes, wedding cakes and cake toppers. Cakes and treats are available with an assortment of unique glazes and fillings in multiple flavours and colour arrangements. These sweets make a statement!

Cakes With Attitude

Ten years ago, pastry chef Natasha Schick launched Cakes with Attitude. Her shop offers traditional wedding cakes with extravagant detailing as well as quirky custom-made cakes that complement the personalities of the bride and groom. The chef’s signature cakes include Death by Chocolate and Coconut Explosion. She offers a variety of specialty flavours plus gluten- and egg-free options. In a cake emergency, order a custom bake job up to 48 hours before the big event, and save the day!

Cake Bake Shoppe

33 High St Se, Calgary, AB T2Z 3T7

This lovely McKenzie Towne bakeshop is perfumed with the scent of freshly baked cakes and pastries. Owner Tanya Pridge works with extravagant ideas and intricate wedding cake designs, specializing in two, three, and even four-tiered cakes. Want to keep it simple? The shop offers a variety of cupcake flavours in both large and itty-bitty sizes that are extremely popular due to their special ingredient, Madagascar bourbon vanilla.

Yvonne's Delightful Cakes

The from-scratch bakeshop will translate your wedding cake vision into delectable reality. Yvonne’s specializes in bright and colourful creations with lovely floral, paisley and lace patterns as well as delicate, sugar-crafted flower bouquets and figurines. Additional wedding cake options include tall tiers, cake toppers, cupcakes, cookies and cake pops. Also ask about 3D cakes.

Whippt Desserts & Catering

This dessert company at 72nd Avenue and 52nd Street Southeast creates luxurious wedding cake designs and versatile set-ups and displays. Also get a customized “sweet scape” or candy bar styled to fit your theme and colour arrangement – yum! Whippt will also set up your cake or candy bar display, employing unique furnishing, linens, floral accents and creative signage that will guarantee you the sweetest presentation and add that extra punch of personality to your wedding set-up.

Monplaisir Delicacies Ltd

410C-751 3 St SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4K8

This gem of a European bakery is located in TD Square and features high-end French and Belgian delicacies. Choose from 22 signature macaron flavours, each created in the old-French pastry tradition. Add a major touch of amour to your special day with a customizable macaron cake.

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