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Where to Find Your Dream Wedding Cake in Ottawa

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

As much as we can appreciate a gorgeously designed wedding cake, there is something special about a custom-made creation that speaks to you and your boo. From the sketching to the tasting and the decorating, these talented cake designers can bring your confectionary vision to life. If you want to create your own unique cake, book a consultation at the best wedding cakes in Ottawa. Not in the nation’s capital for your nuptials? No prob—check out our ultimate round up of the best wedding cakes from Vancouver to Charlottetown.

A floral and gold cake from Ottawa's The Girl With the Most Cake, one of the best wedding cakes in Canada

The Girl With the Most Cake (Styling: The Design-Co, Photo: Union Eleven)

ThimbleCakes

Find it: 369 Bank St., thimblecakes.ca
The low-down: With vintage furniture, modern light fixtures and shiny glass cases full of baked goods, the interior of this downtown vegan bakery is trés chic, but their wedding cakes truly steal the show. From naked cakes (no frosting for more of a laid-back vibe) to mesmerizing ombré buttercream, you’ll have a hard time believing they’re all vegan.
Prices: 
$72 to $2,000 per cake
Most unique flavour: Whether you’re vegan or gluten-free, every cake on their stunning roster can be tailored to fit your specific diet needs and is decorated in vanilla buttercream that can be personalized to fit your wedding’s theme.
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

The Girl With the Most Cake

Find it: 2680 Dunrobin Rd., Dunrobin, thegirlwiththemostcake.com
The low-down: Together, owners Linda Bartlett and Amy Forrest have backgrounds in sculpting and industrial design, so you know their cakes are out-of-this-world. From flecks of gold to watercolour and geode designs, these creations prove that the saying on their website, “if you are what you eat, eat pretty things,” is definitely true.
Prices:
$7 to $15 per serving
Most unique flavour: Zesty Lemon, Belgian Chocolate (they have a gluten-free option, too), Vanilla Bean or Fragrant Carrot are your flavours of choice (which are all excellent in our humble opinion) and pack their own punch on your palette thanks to the use of fresh, non-artificial ingredients.
AppointmentsBy appointment only

Dulce Couture Cakes

Find it: 3L8, Lightfoot Pl., dulcecouturecakes.ca
The low-down: This home business, run by cake designer Gabriela, offers an intimate one-on-one experience for couples to design their dream wedding cake, from picking the flavours to the decorations and the cake stand. If you want to be a part of the artistic process, Gabriela can bring your creative vision to life for your big day.
Prices: $4 to $13+ per serving, but as each cake is custom made, prices will vary
Most unique flavour: Banana cake with a dulce de leche cream and chopped walnuts because you seriously can’t go wrong with banana and caramel, amiright?
AppointmentsBy appointment only

Artistic Cake Design

Find it: 1390 Clyde Ave. #106, artisticcakedesign.ca
The low-down: With over 40 years in the cake business, this family owned and operated bakery is an institution in the nation’s capital. Their roster of designs range from sugar bows to silk ribbons and edible flowers which will def satisfy the more traditional bride.
Prices: 
As each cake is custom made, prices will vary
Most unique flavour: Cherry for a sweet, yet tart surprise that tastes nothing like the cough syrup you had as a kid, trust
AppointmentsDrop into the retail store or book an appointment

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