(credit: Great Dane Baking Company)

(credit: Great Dane Baking Company)

When it comes to your wedding cake, you have plenty of options if you want something more than just a plain white wedding cake with the bride and groom perched on top. From the icing to the cake flavor to the filling, you want the wedding cake to be as unique as the couple it celebrates. These bakeries will help you find the perfect cake for your special day.

(credit: The Queen's Bakery)

(credit: The Queen’s Bakery)

The Queen’s Bakery
2950 Grace Lane, Suite A
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-9500

You don’t want to serve your guests just any cake. You want to make sure it’s a quality product. That’s what you’ll get at The Queen’s Bakery, which abides by some very strict mottoes including no preservatives and always using pure cane sugar. The Queen’s Bakery offers both buttercream and fondant icing. The standard sizes serves 10 to 90 people and there is an additional charge for each tier beyond the first three. Call for an appointment with the pastry chef.

(credit: Great Dane Baking Company)

(credit: Great Dane Baking Company)

The Great Dane Baking Company
6855 Warner Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(714) 842-1130

The wedding cake is such a big part of the festivities that you want it to be not only special for you but also memorable for your guests. The folks at Great Dane know this and that is why this shop makes custom cakes for as few as four guests and as many as 700. Part of what makes it memorable is the number of choices you have for flavors of the cake, icing and fillings. Call Great Dane for a consultation and throw out any ideas you have. You probably can’t shock these experts with any request you make for your wedding cake.

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(credit: Cinderella Cakes)

Cinderella Cakes
27261 La Paz Road, Suite G
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 305-3355

Maybe you’re thinking about a wedding cake even if it’s not a traditional one. Cinderella Cakes can certainly help you with that with either cream frosting or fondant. However, if you’d like to keep your options open and provide cupcakes for your guests, Cinderella Cakes can help you with that too. If you decide to go with the cupcakes from this place, your guests will certainly remember them.

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(credit: French’s Cupcake Bakery)

French’s Cupcake Bakery
273 E. 17th St.
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
(949) 642-0571

French’s understands the importance of the wedding cake on your special day. At French’s, you will meet with a consultant to discuss what you want for your cake. You can also bring a photo of the cake you’d like and the bakery can create it from that. This bakery has an impressive list of flavors, fillings and icings, so you shouldn’t have any trouble getting exactly what you want. Call for an appointment to taste the flavors that interest you. Most flavors require only a one-day lead time.

(credit: Rockwell's Cafe & Bakery)

(credit: Rockwell’s Cafe & Bakery)

Rockwell’s Cafe &>Bakery
17852 Santiago Blvd.
Villa Park, CA 92861
(714) 921-0622

When a bakery has been open for 25 years, you know it must be doing something right. When that same business is voted best bakery by one of the local networks, you can rest assured it is keeping patrons happy. Rockwell’s offers white, chocolate or marble cakes with either whipped cream filling or a selection of mousses (chocolate, banana or raspberry) as your filling. If you prefer cupcakes for your guests, you won’t go wrong with cupcakes from this bakery. You can choose your cake from Rockwell’s line of cakes, or bring a picture or even a sketch of the cake you want. A tasting appointment is strongly encouraged.

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Gary Schwind is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. His work can be found on Examiner.com.