SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts

11511 35th Street SE T3K 5Z6 Calgary (Alberta) Map
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About SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts

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.

  • Number of guests From 36 to 5000
  • 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) C$ 6.00
  • Cupcakes (per cupcake) C$ 3.75
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More information about SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts

  • 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)?
    C$ 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

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11 Reviews for SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Response time 4.8

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  • Rita

    Rita · Married on 28/08/2021

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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 😊!

    Sent on 01/09/2021
  • Jeremy

    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

    Sent on 01/09/2021
  • Danielle

    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

    Sent on 03/02/2020

    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!
  • Carolina

    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.

    Sent on 28/02/2018

    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!!
  • Megan

    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!

    Sent on 22/09/2020

    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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Team of SWIRL Custom Cakes & Desserts

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 Calgary (Alberta) T3K 5Z6
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