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SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts

Calgary, Alberta View map
4.9 out of 5 rating 14 reviews
36 to 5000 Guests

About

Located in Calgary, Alberta, SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts crafts luxury confections for special events such as weddings. Founder Lynnette McDonald and her team employ a work process that highlights their unrivaled attention to detail and passion for perfection. These culinary professionals create treats that are sure to dazzle your guests in more ways than one. From their elegant presentation to their unforgettable flavors, these sweets can reflect the joyous celebration you are about to share with your loved ones.

Services Offered

SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts boasts a portfolio of one-of-a-kind designs, each of which is crafted to their clients’ specifications. When working with this boutique bakery, you have a number of options to choose from for your custom desserts. Beginning with a complimentary tasting session, you can experience the cornucopia of flavors offered by this company. Once you see what they can accomplish, you can proceed to the thrill of designing your desserts. You may wish to go the classic route with a refined three-tiered cake with matching cupcakes or construct a vibrant treat table featuring macaroons of different flavors. Your distinct style and personality can be further expressed in such wedding favors as monogrammed sugar cookies. Each confection can be altered to suit your dietary needs, such as gluten, dairy, or sugar-free diets. Give your reception an extra hint of magic with the help of SWIRL’s expert team.

Highlights

Desserts

Cakes, cookies, croquembouche, cupcakes, dessert buffet, fruit, groom's cake, pastries

Cake Services

Consultations, custom cake design, delivery, setup, tastings - private

Dietary Needs

Gluten free, lactose free, vegan

Buttercream Cakes (per slice)

$6

Cupcakes (per cupcake)

$3.75

More information

What cake items do you provide?

Cake stands
Cake toppers

What special ingredients do you use?

Fresh fruit
Local

Are you licensed by the health department?

Yes

What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)?

$7

Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake?

Top tier of the cake

What services do your prices include?

Consultation
Custom cake design
illustration question

Any other questions?

Request pricing

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    Steph J. Married on 01/07/2022
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    Delicious GF cake

    My two bridesmaids surprised us on our wedding day with a cake! It was gluten free and delicious. Although I cannot speak much to the responsiveness of this vendor, I can say it was DELICIOUS! Thank you

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    Thank you Steph. We’ve worked really hard on our gluten free recipe to make sure it’s as tasty as our regular recipe- no one should miss out on a great cake! Congratulations on your marriage and hope to serve you again !
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    Wedding cake

    Where do we even begin, from the get go, Lynette was very accommodating and did the best she could to understand our taste and what we wanted in our wedding cake. It was not easy, but at the end we were excited to see all the pieces come together for our wedding cake. We loved the flavour and our guests enjoyed the cake. Surely recommend her for anyone looking for a wedding cake or any event kinda cake. Thanks for spicing up our special day 😊!
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    Jeremiah Married on 28/08/2021
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    Good service

    The cake was so delicious. Not how I pictured it but generally good
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    Megan N. Married on 12/09/2020
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    Cute cupcakes!

    We ordered 70 cupcakes and a small cutting cake to top it off. They were beautiful and really tasty! We found when we were doing tastings that so many places were overly sweet but these were perfect!

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    Thanks so much for your review Megan. We loved being a part of your day And helping you all celebrate! As we always strive to give 5 star service in all areas send us a message on how we could have improved with the responsiveness and professionalism to go from good to excellent. Congrats again to you and Lance!
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    Danielle S. Married on 01/02/2020
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    So Beautiful and Delicious!

    Swirl make our cake dreams a reality for our winter wedding! Lynnette was so easy and made sure all the details were executed flawlessly. Not to mention, the cake was DELICIOUS! My new husband says it’s the best cake he has ever had. HIGHLY recommended

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    It was such an honour for our team to create this for you guys!! We loved bringing your vision to life and the edible glitter was so stunning!!! Congratulations again Danielle!
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    Kristi S. Married on 21/09/2019
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    September 2019 Wedding

    I love cake, and what Swirl provided and for the price, superb!

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    Thank so much for taking the time to review us. It’s really appreciated. It was such a pleasure to create everything for you and Jerry- and what a fun venue at Wildrose!!!!
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    Carolina Married on 04/11/2017
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    Beautiful and delicious

    Lynnette is a sweetheart, and Oh my goodness, she’s talented! I’ve never tried anything more delicious then what she bakes, plus, everything looks amazing. She did our wedding cake, the wedding favor macarons, and the cupcakes for my bridal shower. Everything was perfect.

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    It was our olreasure! We were so happy for you both and you and your family were such a delight to deal with. Congratulations once again!!
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    Selena Married on 14/05/2022
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    Awesome experience and deliciously made cake. Highly recommend!!

    I loved the experience and would definitely recommend the cake was less delicious and decorated beautifully
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    Selen Married on 14/05/2022
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    Amazing wedding cake!

    I loved our experience with swirl custom cakes and desserts. The cake tasted amazing we had a piece at our wedding and they were very accommodating with the design we wanted. I highly recommend!

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    Thank you for your review! It was such a delight working with you both and so glad you loved it all.
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    Leah Married on 20/07/2019
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    Delicious cake and amazing to work with!

    Our cake from Swirl was definitely a highlight of our day!

    Lynnette and her team were amazing to work with and so accommodating! We asked for a couple of custom flavours, and they were happy to help. We really enjoyed going for a tasting to help us decide which flavours and look we wanted. We were even sent a custom sketch and quote after the tasting.

    The cake itself was superb! Of course, I'm biased, but it was one of the best cakes I've ever eaten. We ordered extra cake just in case our guests wanted second helpings... which they did. It was so tasty! It looked beautiful on display and we've gotten many compliments.

    We ordered another cake for our one year anniversary and can't wait to dig in a second time!

    Thank you Swirl!

    SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts's reply:

    Thanks Leah! The team is looking forward to creating the anniversary cake for you guys!! Mango and passionfruit with coconut cake- one of our favourites!!!

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Selena Hniedi & Emjed Khamis
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Carolina & Nathan
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Meet the team

Lynnette
Lynnette
Owner / Lead Designer

Lynnette MacDonald, our founder and head Cake Designer, earned her reputation as one of Canada’s most sought-after cake designers and international speakers by channeling her unrivaled perfectionism and meticulous attention to detail into creating unique desserts for over 20 years. She and her team were invited to competed in 2020 on the Food Networks The Big Bake.

Lynnette’s passion for baking started at an early age: in her mom Marie’s kitchen where fresh baked bread and homemade kitty cat birthday cakes were a staple. It is here where Lynnette learned how to perfect and recreate recipes that had been in the family for generations.

In 2002, Lynnette decided to convert passion to profession, and trained in the art of cake design and decorating. She has trained in Paris France in French pastry and French macaroons. Lynnette proudly shares her family recipes today – with her discerning clientele who seek delicious desserts, perfectly decorated in SWIRL’s kitchen. She has trained her team to ensure consistency in the product and quality so no matter which team member creates your order it will be tasty and stunning!

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11511 35th Street SE T3K 5Z6 Calgary (Alberta)

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