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Where to Find Your Dream Wedding Cake in Edmonton

You'll have no trouble finding The One from our list of dainty and delicious confectionaries

We get it: planning your wedding can be v. stressful. So, put down your DIY centrepieces and handmade wedding invitations and here us out, okay? Think of us like your virtual wedding planners. We’ve already got you covered with the bachelorette party, the flowers and the dress, so why not the wedding cake, too? We at FLARE HQ took a deep dive into the confectionary world and compiled a list of the best wedding cakes in Edmonton for your nuptials. Got a bride in another city? These are our top picks for wedding cakes across Canada.

A textured floral cake with a pink ribbon from Edmonton's The Art of Cake, one of the best wedding cakes in Canada

The Art of Cake (Photo: Courtesy The Art of Cake)

Whisk Dessert Co.

Find it: 2 Sir Winston Churchill Ave., St. Albert, overthetopcakes.ca
The low-down: Formerly known as Over the Top Cakes, this eclectic bakery offers up fresh cupcakes, macarons and custom wedding cakes for local brides and grooms. Owner and lead decorator Jennifer Grey has even made cakes for Drake and Rihanna, so need we say more?
Prices: Starting at $7 to $12 per serving, depending on whether the cake is covered in buttercream or fondant
Most unique flavour: Strawberry Champagne—turns out bubbly isn’t just meant for your glass. This sweet (and seriously celebratory) treat is the perf flavour combo for a wedding party that likes to leave it all on the dance floor, while still keeping it classy. *clink*
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

The Art of Cake

Find it: 11811 105 Ave. NW, theartofcake.ca
The low-down: Gloria Bednorz (a.k.a the wedding cake queen) is the reason why this seriously sweet bakery is a must-try in the YEG if you and your boo are tying the knot. Her signature style is very feminine and elegant with lots of delicate ruffles, sugar flowers and bows—trés chic, non?
Prices:
Starting at $5 per serving
Most unique flavour: No matter what sweet selection you make, you can’t go wrong with any of their delectable flavours like red velvet, chocolate, vanilla, lemon and carrot.
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

Whimsical Cake Studio

Find it: 8716 109 St. NW, whimsicalcakestudio.ca
The low-down: Located in the historic Garneau theatre building in Old Strathcona, this from-scratch bakery delivers on personality-packed custom cakes. It all starts with baker and cake designer Darcy Scott (nicknamed The Infinite Yums) who creates colourful—and yes, whimsical—cakes for any type of wedding.
Prices:
Starting at $200 each for two-tier cakes, $400 each for custom cakes
Most unique flavour: Let your palette decide with samples from their expansive menu. We’re currently eyeing the graham cracker cake and brown butter honey icing for our dream wedding creation. Plus, gluten-free and vegan babes can have their pick too with vanilla velvet and chocolate cakes!
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

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