The 10 Best Cake Shops in Connecticut!

Whimsical, custom made cakes await your celebration, and when created by one of these top bakeries, you’ll know you will receive a true showstopper. Apart from looking stunning, these cakes are created with delicious flavors including traditional vanilla and chocolate, and other flavors that push the tasty envelope by offering lavender, pineapple, anisette, and more. Bite into these delicious cakes—we’re sure there’ll be nothing but crumbs left! 

1. Ana Parzych Cakes, Cheshire and Greenwich, CT

The stunning cakes created by Ana Parzych Cakes look as though they belong on the cover of any top-selling wedding magazine—they are truly that breathtaking. Cakes perfectly complement the event and are custom designed to match any theme. The handmade sugar flowers that adorn many of the wedding cakes are truly stunning and appear real.

2. Lovely Cakes, Stratford, CT

Lovely Cakes bakes enchanting, hand crafted cakes for any wedding and celebration—and they’ve even been featured on the popular TV show “Cake Wars!” The cakes and dessert displays designed and executed by Lovely Cakes are really showstoppers that will certainly be a talking point of any exclusive party. A variety of different cake choices and filling flavors are available to suit any taste.

3. DiMare Pastry Shop, Stamford, CT

This pastry shop is rich in history, with its beginnings dating back to the mid 1970s. A few of DiMare’s excellent cake flavors include strawberry shortcake, chocolate mousse, and raspberry Chambord. Try out there Chantilly, made with Bavarian cream and whipped cream. DiMare recommends pairing that one with fruit flavors like strawberry, peach, banana, and more. 

4. JCakes, North Branford, CT

JCakes is known for their custom cake orders meant to please any bride-to-be, with both simple and over-the-top options available. Even their standard cake menu features mouthwatering flavors like chocolate mint, Boston cream, and carrot cake. Cakes can be created for birthdays, weddings, showers, and any other special occasion.

5. Taste by Spellbound, Avon, CT

This whimsical bakery sets itself apart from others by its themed photoshoots illustrating their magical cakes. Cake flavors include red velvet, pineapple, and caramel that can be topped with frostings such as strawberry buttercream, lavender buttercream, or maple cream buttercream. Mini desserts can also accompany specialty made cakes for a beautiful dessert bar.

6. Giovanni’s Bakery, Newington, CT

Work with Giovanni’s to create a custom wedding or party cake for an upcoming event to remember. Their bakeries will meet with you to design the perfect cake for the theme of the party so they can deliver a flavorful and beautiful cake to your event. Some of the unique cakes to Giovanni’s are the hazelnut cake and fruit cake.

7. Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes, Cos Cob, CT

Enjoy delicious flavors and opulent designs with cakes purchased from Sweet Lisa’s. This family run business creates cakes in flavors such as banana cream, chocolate chiffon, and funfetti. Each cake flavor comes with suggested fillings to compliment the cake. The cake designs at Sweet Lisa’s are really lovely, and are created perfectly for any occasion. Sweet Lisa’s also can do hand crafted cookies as party flavors, or cupcakes.

8. Cake Gypsy, Canton, CT

Savored by the likes of the Kardashians, Cake Gypsy offers beautiful cakes with options for those with dietary restrictions such as gluten free, lactose free, nut free, and vegan cake and truffles. Cakes can be designed to your specifications and wow at any type of party or celebration.

9. Cakes by Lilly, Hebron, CT

Created from scratch ensuring a tasty, moist cake every time, Cakes by Lilly can fulfill your custom order. Designing and baking wedding and special occasion cakes for 30 years, you’ll surely enjoy the masterpiece created by Lilly Humphrey. Cake flavors include rum, anisette, golden orange, and the new lavender cake — perfect for a summertime affair.

10. SoNo Baking Company, Darien and South Norwalk, CT

The SoNo Baking Company does a lot of things right. They have delicious food, perfect pastries, and heavenly cakes. Choose from chocolate ganache, carrot cake, coconut cake, red velvet, and double mousse cheesecake. You can even select a size when you’re ordering. Get a six-inch cake to serve 6-8 people, or get a full sheet designed to serve over 100. Give them a call to hear about their custom cake options! 

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