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LA’s Best Custom, Themed Wedding Cakes

July 24, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: A Sweet Design)

(credit: A Sweet Design)

(credit: Sweet E's Bakery)

(credit: Sweet E’s Bake Shop)

The geek bride must absolutely have a cake that reflects her distinct personality. There are only a few great bakeries in Los Angeles who are truly masters of cake decorating and who can truly capture any fantastical theme and character you would want for your geek wedding cake. Here are a few of the best geek wedding cake makers.

(credit: Hansens Cakes)

(credit: Hansens Cakes)

Hansen Cakes

193 S. Beverly Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
(310) 273-3579
www.hansencakes.com

Hansen’s not only makes amazingly geeky wedding cakes, but they are one of the finest in baking and decorating. Hansen cakes are the culmination of the finest artistic talent and baking skill. They are famous for their butter cream and actually make all their custom creations entirely with butter cream. No fondant on their cakes. Their incredible cakes are loved all over LA and by many celebrities and are a sight to see.

(credit: Jill's Cake Creations)

(credit: Jill’s Cake Creations)

Jill’s Cake Creations

2611 Bouquet Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91350
(661) 291-2332
www.jillscakecreations.com

Jill has been creating cakes for weddings and special occasions for years in Santa Clarita. She has won many awards for her cakes. This bakery also believes butter cream is the best and rarely uses fondant. Her prices are completely reasonable and the cakes not only look amazing, but they are delicious! Her custom cake creations are both realistic and unique and are perfect for the geek at heart.

(credit: A Sweet Design)

(credit: A Sweet Design)

A Sweet Design

17801 Chatsworth St.
Granada Hills, CA 91344
(818) 363-9825
www.asweetdesign.info

The heart and soul of Sweet Design is Joeleen, a baker classically trained at the California School of Culinary Arts, Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena. She oversees the Sweet Team, which consists of sculptors, designers, artists, bakers and cake lovers. They make some incredible wedding cake designs and custom cakes for every occasion. Their cake decorating technique is flawless and it’s a must-see bakery for any geeky bride looking for a themed cake.

(credit: Fantasy Frostings)

(credit: Fantasy Frostings)

Fantasy Frostings

301 Pasadena Ave.
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(626) 799-2900
www.fantasyfrostings.com

Fantasy Frostings is a family-owned and operated bakery. They have been in business for over 41 years and have truly perfected the art of baking/wedding cake decorating. They make geek culinary masterpieces with their specialty cake designs and custom cupcakes. Anything you can dream of, they can make a reality. They truly live up to their name with their amazing custom cakes.

(credit: Sweet E's Bake Shop)

(credit: Sweet E’s Bake Shop)

Sweet E’s Bake Shop

1417 S. Robertson Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90035
(323) 422-8885
www.sweetesbakeshop.com

This in-demand bakery is a huge hit with locals and celebrities. They are quickly becoming an LA staple, and they pride themselves on making original and custom cakes, cupcakes, and cake pops. They’ve made cake sculpted to look like all your favorite movie, cartoon, and comic characters. The detail put into their cakes is amazing. You will certainly not be disappointed in the amazing geek wedding cake creation you get at Sweet E’s.

Vanessa Diaz is a freelance writer and blogger. You can find her on her blogs The Queen of Swag and Disney Domain. You can also find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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