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Where to Find Your Dream Wedding Cake in Halifax

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

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that summer is wedding season! Whether you’re attending a wedding or planning one yourself, it’s safe to say that this time of year is a bit crazy in the bridal department. But don’t worry—we got you covered from the dress to the flowers and, of course, the wedding cake. These are the best wedding cakes in Halifax and the rest of the country for every bride in every city.

A blush pink cake with foliage and berries from Halifax's Gateaux Rose, one of the best wedding cakes in Canada

Gateaux Rose (Photo: Courtesy Gateaux Rose)

Frosting Cake & Event Design

Find it: 79 Queen St., Dartmouth, frostingcakesandevents.com
The low-down: Just a 10-minute drive from downtown Hali, this sweet boutique bakery is super close if you want to pop in the shop and drool over the cakes IRL. The team custom makes all of their wedding creations so you’ll never have the same cake as another bride in the city.
Prices:
Starting at $3.50 to $5 per serving
Most unique flavour: Lemon cake with a lemon raspberry buttercream for a tart, summery treat that has a light-as-air texture. Looking for more of a classic confection? You can’t go wrong with their signature vanilla cake with vanilla buttercream.
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

Layers Cakes

Find it: 1276 Barrington St., layersweddingcakes.com
The low-down: This confectionary biz is best known for their realistic sugar flowers which make their custom wedding cakes so special. No matter what your wedding style is, Layers Cakes has got you covered. Plus, their petit brick-and-mortar bakery—with turquoise vintage furniture, dainty display cases and chandeliers—is too cute for words.
Prices:
$600 to $800 per cake
Most unique flavour: The possibilities are endless when it comes to the cakes, filings and icings you can choose from. Can’t decide? Try the Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla cake layered with almond buttercream. (*drools*)
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

Gateaux Rose

Find it: Crystal works out of her private bakery in Dartmouth, so you can call or email her to book an appointment or you can find her at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market and pop up markets around the city, gateauxrose.ca
The low-down: This one-woman bakery is run by confectionary boss Crystal Ross, who has mastered the art of minimalism when it comes to her wedding cakes. Each of her designs is covered in white or pastel buttercream and decorated with fresh flowers, foliage and berries. Ugh, so chic right?
Prices:
$4 to $8 per serving 
Most unique flavour: Roasted Plum and Vanilla Bean, a truly one-of-a-kind combination that will leave your guests (and their taste buds) in awe
AppointmentsBy appointment only

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