One of the most important parts of your wedding reception? The cake cutting, duh! And what do you need for that? A wedding cake that looks just as good as it tastes. Lucky for you, there are a number of bakeries that specialize in wedding cakes in Edinburgh. We’ve rounded up our top picks to help you get one step closer to the confection of your dreams.
Here’s where to get a wedding cake in Edinburgh.
Cinnamon Rose Cakes
If rustic-chic desserts are right up your street, Cinnamon Rose Cakes is where you should be going to get your wedding cake in Edinburgh. It’s a home-based bakery that specializes in naked, semi-naked and shabby-chic designs, perfect for barn or countryside celebrations. It also does other desserts like cupcakes, cookies, scones and tray bakes, so you can stack your sweet table high with an array of treats.
Licks Cake Design
Want options? Licks Cake Design has got ‘em. From naked wedding cakes to buttercream rosette designs to cupcake towers, this spot does it all (and more). As an added bonus, if you or your guests have allergies or dietary restrictions, it can do celiac-friendly wedding cakes, vegan wedding cakes and/or egg-free wedding cakes so no one will leave your reception with an upset stomach.
Ivory Tower Cakes
Ivory Tower Cakes takes a limited number of special commissions to make a custom cake that fits your celebration to a T. The designer will take your venue, flowers, fabrics, colours and theme into consideration when drafting your wedding cake design. She can tackle just about any style, from sleek and chic to OTT and whimsical, meaning you can really let your imagination run wild when working with her. They also offer cake decoration and sugarcraft classes – you can even learn how to make your own wedding cake.
3D Cakes has won countless awards for its designs, so you know you’re in good hands here. Its creations range from traditional to contemporary, and it even does novelty cakes (if you’re in the market for something totally unique). As for flavours, it offers all the classic varieties (you know, chocolate and vanilla) as well as some offbeat options, like Baileys coffee liqueur and chilli chocolate.
Sweet Unique Cake Boutique
Sweet Unique Cake Boutique is a wedding cake shop in Edinburgh that really does it all. Its gallery includes the latest wedding cake trends – geometric designs, flower-topped classic confections, metallic tiers and more, giving you plenty of inspo for your own creation. Delivery is available across Scotland, so you can even make an order to a destination outside the city.
Save the Date Collective
Save the Date Collective is a jack-of-all-trades company that can take care of all your wedding needs from your flowers to your stationery to your wedding cake (and beyond). Its cakes are total works of art and will definitely make your dessert table the star of your reception and its other goods are equally awesome. Basically, if you’re looking for a one-stop-shop that’ll kill a few birds with one stone, this is where you should be looking for a wedding cake in Edinburgh.
If you suffer from any allergies or dietary restrictions, Naked Bakery is where to get your wedding cake in Edinburgh. The shop is entirely vegan and creates many gluten-free treats, meaning they won’t have to adapt their original recipes to suit your needs. Its cakes, cupcakes and macaron towers are just as aesthetically-pleasing as traditional treats, so you don’t have to stress about style either.
Sugar Daddy’s Bakery
Sugar Daddy’s Bakery is another solid option for those with allergies or dietary restrictions. It’s entirely gluten-free and nut-free and can easily adapt its recipes to cater to vegan, dairy-free, egg-free or soy-free clients. As for designs, its portfolio boasts gorgeous naked, semi-naked and full-frosted designs that would impress just about anyone.
The name of the game at Simona’s Cakes is whimsical, out-there designs. It does pastel drip cakes, celestial tiers and confections piled high with sweets and chocolates - perfect for those looking for something more playful than your classic buttercream creation. If you love the look of over-the-top, modern desserts, this cakery is calling your name.
Last but not least is Cuckoo’s Bakery. Its menu includes naked cakes, semi-naked cakes and classic buttercream cakes, giving you a few options. Their wedding cake designs are on the simpler side, so expect sleek and chic, and their flavours include raspberry and white chocolate, chocolate feast and a zingy lemon surprise.
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