Ready to start searching for your wedding cake in Halifax? This is one of the most enjoyable (and tastiest) parts of wedding planning, so you’re probably raring to go. While you’ve more than likely drafted a few design ideas, you may not be 100% sure who will be whipping up your confection. Well, look no further. We’ve put together a list of Halifax’s best wedding cake bakeries to help you find “the one”.
Here’s where to get a wedding cake in Halifax.
Layers (1276 Barrington Street)
This Barrington Street bakery is hands down one of the best places to get a wedding cake in Halifax. Each design is perfectly customized to the happy couple’s needs, from the design, to the flavours to the decorations on top. Its menu boasts drool-worth varieties like madagascar bourbon vanilla, dulce de leche, almond buttercream, apple spice and more.
Scanway Catering & Pastry (1505 Barrington Street)
Scanway is a jack-of-all-trades company that will take care of everything from your cocktail appetizers to your desserts. Its dessert menu includes their famous doughnuts, sheet cakes, pound cakes, cheesecakes, mousse tortes, flans and more, so you’re bound to see something you love. Bonus: it can create goodies for vegans, gluten-free couples and diabetics, so you don’t have to worry if you have a dietary restriction and/or food allergy.
Smith’s Bakery (2525 Agricola Street)
Smith’s Bakery opened its doors in 1932, making it the oldest independent bakery and maker of wedding cakes in Halifax. All of its cakes are made using the bakery’s original traditional pound cake recipe, which comes in white and chocolate and can be topped with soft or fondant icing in the same flavours. When it comes to style, you can really flex your creative muscles. Its bakers will work with you to come up with a customized cake that fits your theme to a T, so start writing down your ideas ASAP.
Le French Fix (5233 Halifax Street)
This Halifax bakery is known for its amazing Parisian-inspired sweet treats. You’ll find it brimming with macarons, croissants and heavenly French sweets on the daily, so you can taste the goods before having a formal meeting with a baker. Every wedding cake is a custom creation made specifically for the happy couple, so you’ll get something truly unique for your special day.
Cake Babes (Private Studio)
Make your way to Dartmouth and visit the Cake Babes private studio to start working on your dream wedding cake. Its gallery includes glossy metallic designs, beach-inspired confections, trendy naked cakes and more in a variety of drool-worthy flavours. It can accommodate almost any dietary restriction and/or food allergy, so whether you’re gluten-free, dairy-free, or vegan, they’ve got something on the menu for you.
Frosting Cake & Event Design (79 Queen Street)
While you’re in Dartmouth head to Queen Street and visit Frosting Cake & Event Design. This bakery sells everything from bite-sized cake pops to massive multi-tiered confections in dozens of different styles. Scroll through its portfolio and you’ll see Insta-worthy painted cakes, ruffled buttercream designs and everything in between, so you’re sure to find something you love.
Gateaux Rose (Private Studio)
Last but certainly not least there’s Gateaux Rose, another Dartmouth gem. This private studio specializes in boho confections topped with silky buttercream and flowers - perfect for couples looking for a more natural-style wedding cake. It also slings equally beautiful (and delicious) cookies and cupcakes, if you want to fill your sweet table with a few different desserts.