The best part of the wedding preparation is taste testing wedding cakes, so jump right in. Whether you want your wedding cake to have clean lines and a classic vanilla taste or you’re into a more modern cake, stacked to the ceiling and filled with peanut butter and marshmallows — these bakeries can make it happen.

Wild Flour Bakery
20111 Lake Road
Rocky River, OH 44116
(440) 331-2950

From a Cleveland Institute of Art graduate to an original baker, the team at Wild Four Bakery in Rocky River aims to please. Wedding cake designs run the spectrum from classic to ornate. The flavor combinations here will wow your palate, from the chocolate amaretto cake with a German chocolate filling to the white chambord cake with chocolate crème icing and raspberry and apricot preserve filling. Use your imagination at Wild Flour Bakery.

Corbo’s Bakery
12210 Mayfield R0ad
Cleveland, OH 44106
(216) 421-8181

Corbo’s Bakery in Cleveland’s Little Italy has cornered the market on baked goods and wedding cakes. Dating back to 1948, the bakery’s long history has solidified Corbo’s as the place to go for wedding cakes on the east side. A sweet little white chocolate wedding cake with homemade cannoli on the side is absolutely possible. Or if you’re feeding more than 50 people, a cassata sheet cake, with its fresh strawberry filling and sweet cream, might be just right. Corbo’s Bakery aims to please.

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Sweetness Bakery
Gates Mills, OH 44040
(440) 461-1638

Winning Best Cake in Cleveland from Cleveland’s hot list in 2013 hasn’t inflated the egos at Sweetness Bakery. Chef Jillian Sopko pours herself into her work and it shows in the cakes. Pick your wedding cake from a variety of flavors and combinations, like the best-selling vanilla pound cake with a raspberry and cream filling. It’s a small but sweet bakery with a lot to offer.

The White Flower Cake Shoppe
2101 Richmond Road
Cleveland, OH 44122
(216) 514-2253

Gorgeous cakes are standard at The White Flower Cake Shoppe. The edible flowers are so beautiful that you’ll be afraid to take a bite. Fear not! These cakes are delicious. Cakes are light and moist with flavors like red velvet or chocolate with chocolate chips. They’re iced and filled with chocolate crème or lemon crème. The wedding cakes are stunning and the groom’s cakes are whimsical.

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Vegan Sweet Tooth
28699 Chagrin Blvd.
Woodmere, OH 44122 ‎
(216) 464-2404

It’s your wedding day, so make it personal and make it your own. Cakes from Vegan Sweet Tooth are free of all animal products but still amazingly delicious. Flavors include lemon and rosewater pistachio and fillings like mixed berries or tiramisu. Other options include cakes, cupcakes, cake pops and mini cake pops so use your imagination and let the cake complete your wedding puzzle.

Marissa Burke is a happily adventurous wife, mother and runner. Living in Lakewood, Ohio she searches neighboring communities for exciting food and drinks that are good and good for you in the Cleveland area. Her work can be found at