Every great wedding has a great cake. Choosing the design and flavors can be a difficult task (the tasting part is fun, though). Here’s a list of several top-notch bakeries in the Boston that can bake you the perfect cake. Make sure your stomach is empty when you go. You’ll need plenty of room to try all of the delicious cake, frostings, and fillings that these bakeries have to offer!
1356 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446
There are so many delightful flavor options at Party Favors, it might be difficult to choose your favorite (we recommend trying EVERY one just to make sure). They offer 10 cake options, 15 filling choices, and 6 different frostings. But don’t stress! The friendly staff at Party Favors makes the entire wedding cake planning process easy and seamless. Also, be warned: once you dig your spoon into the mocha buttercream though, there is really no turning back.
Amanda Oakleaf Cakes
1 Pauline Street
Winthrop, MA 02152
This little shop gives the word ‘cake’ a whole new meaning. Amanda’s cakes have been described as amazing both inside and out. From the adorable 3D figurines that adorn many of the cakes to the deliciously flavored marshmallow fondant, this bakery turns cake into art. Once you enter the shop and lay your eyes on some of their past creations, you’ll know exactly what I am talking about. Ask about the unique groom cakes too, they range from giant bulldogs (like in the photo) to replicas of Disney’s Tower of Terror.
Sweet Tooth Boston
371 West Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127
Looking for a cake with a delicious homemade flavor that is beautiful at the same time? Sweet Tooth owner and cake decorator extraordinaire Glenn spends a significant amount of time with each customer to guarantee you get exactly what you want. He makes you feel warm and welcomed and is truly interested in making your cake special. The made-from-scratch carrot cake and red velvet cake are two flavors that are hard to pass up.
45 Province Street
Boston, MA 02108
Regardless of whether you want a cupcake tower or a traditional wedding cake for your special day, Cakeology has you covered. Victoria, the master-mind behind Cakeology, boasts a delicious menu of unique cupcake and cake flavors that will be sure to have you and all of your wedding guests begging for more. In addition to all of your basic flavors, Cakeology offers Chocolate Chip Pancakes, Peach Melba, and Banana Fudge to name a few off-beat flavors. Also, be sure to give the award winning mint frosting a try. And while you’re at your tasting a nice glass of bubbly champagne will accompany the cupcakes that adorn the plates. Cheers!
32 Wood Road
Braintree, MA 02184
Konditor Meister has mastered the traditional, classic, and beautiful wedding cake look and taste. Elegant and extraordinary are two words you would associate the tiered weddings cakes at this fine European bake shop. Some of the flavors options, like Strawberry Grand Marnier, are not as traditional, but regardless of the flavor, they are all are delicious. The buttercream frosting they offer is smooth, rich, velvety, and absolutely to-die-for. And don’t be fooled by how busy this bakery is, the wedding cake consultants are helpful and attentive throughout the entire meeting and answer any questions with ease and confidence.
Kendyl Murtaugh is a Fordham University student interning with the CBS Boston Digital media team.