6 Best Bakeries in Chicago to Order Cake

Whether you just got engaged, you’re throwing a surprise birthday party, or celebrating any major milestone, a stunning cake will leave a lasting impression on your guests. Check out these local shops offering up the best cakes in Chicago. 

Bjorn Cakes

1332 N Halsted, Chicago, IL 60642

This sophisticated cake shop in Chicago claims to be the only company in the city using organic butter & eggs. Their cakes are guaranteed to taste as good as they look! Choose from a variety of flavors, buttercream, and fillings including Belgium Chocolate, White Chocolate Italian Buttercream, or Creme Brulee. Check out their portfolio for artful creations that range from a 5-tiered wedding cake to a Finding Nemo’s themed children’s cake. 


Molly’s Cupcakes 

2536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614


Wait, who’s Molly? Miss Molly was Founder Johnny’s third-grade teacher and an awesome cupcake baker! In honor of Molly as a way to help children, a portion of profits is donated directly to schools in the community. From their famous center-filled cupcakes to a fun sprinkles station, life is sweet at Molly’s. Grab a cupcake (or two), a few treats, and you’ll be smiling from ear-to-ear. 

Cake Sweet Food Chicago

1635 W Walnut St, Chicago, IL 60612

Tying the knot soon? Pastry Chef Mary Winslow has been baking up wedding cakes for decades. If you’re looking for the best custom wedding cakes in Chicago, couples can choose from lace, basket weave, ribbon flowers, or other timeless designs. Or if you have something particular in mind, go with a custom design. Tack on some “ugly truffles” and “damn good cookies” and you’ll be in heaven on your special day. 

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Sweet Mandy B’s

1208 W Webster Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

In 2002, Sweet Mandy B’s opened its doors to sprinkle some magic into the community. This nostalgic cake shop in Chicago features old fashioned vibes and pastel colors. From Adult Cakes and Holiday Cakes to Special Occasion Cakes and a never ending selection of cupcakes, there’s something for everyone at Mandy B’s!

Alliance Bakery & Cafe

1736 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

Make your wedding dreams come true! If you’re looking for the perfect wedding cake, consider Alliance Bakery & Cafe in Chicago. Their team will work with you to select the ideal combination of fillings, flavors, and designs to suit your specific wedding vision. In addition to (or in lieu of) a wedding cake, they offer a variety of mini desserts, French and American, to create a mouthwatering sweet table. 

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2246 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

The folks at Bake are serious about their sweets. In fact, they start each morning with around 20 to 30 freshly baked pastries. They’re also serious about their cakes. German Chocolate Cake, Oreo Cake, Rainbow Cake, Nutella Malt Cake …yep we’ll take ‘em all.

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