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The sweetest part of your wedding reception? The dessert table! From cakes, donuts, pies, chocolates, and a variety of other delicious treats, we've got your spread covered. Today we're giving you our TOP local recommended wedding cake and dessert vendors ready to make your celebration even sweeter! Enjoy all of the stunning and mouthwatering options below and find your perfect match!

CARL'S CAKES

With over 30 years of baking experience, the team at Carl's Cakes can plan and execute any special cake, no matter the style or the budget for your big day. Their exceptional cakes and delightful buttercreams have made Carl's Cakes the most recommended cakes in the Madison area! At your consultation and tasting appointment, you will sit down and meet with one of their fantastic cake decorators to sample Carl's classic cake combinations! Feel free to share your ideas and together create the wedding cake of your dreams with Carl's Cakes!



COLD STONE CREAMERY ON STATE

Make your reception even more memorable with something everybody loves: Cold Stone Creamery! Whether it's an ice cream wedding cake or a buffet-style ice cream bar, Cold Stone Creamery on State has you and your guests covered! From sundae bars, mini-novelties, or a mobile ice cream cart, Cold Stone will provide refreshing and delicious treats for your celebration!



COWBOY DAVID'S BAKERY

At Cowboy David's Special Order Bakery, they sincerely believe that for your special day, you should have desserts that are both lovely to look at and amazing to eat! Cowboy David's Bakery specializes in delicious flavor profiles, the freshest ingredients, and cutting edge design. From cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, SuperMuffins™, Signature Rustic Scones, and candied confections, Cowboy David's does it all.



CRAIG'S CAKE SHOP

At Craig's Cake Shop, they know it's more than just a cake. That your wedding cake is an opportunity to share one of life's sweetest moments with the people you love most. There's nothing Craig's Cake Shop loves more than putting their heads and hands together to create the perfect dessert for your big day! Their time-tested recipes and dedicated team make their mission possible: to spread love and joy with sweet treats that are as memorable as they are mouthwatering. Any Craig's cake will impress guests with its beautifully crafted design and delicious flavors!



CREATIVE CONFECTIONS BY ALICIA RUSSELL

Creative Confections by Alicia Russell is a full-service, in-home bake shop ready to create beautiful, unique, and delicious treats for your big day! In addition to having over 30 years of experience, Alicia has participated in classes and workshops on Lambeth, Figure Piping, and numerous Australian Fondant techniques from internationally recognized cake artists! Her perfectionism and creativity will have you in awe of your wedding day creations



CURTIS & CAKE

Curtis & Cake is an independent small-batch cake and dessert studio serving Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Their distinctive flavors--including Southern specialties like Hummingbird and red velvet--are matched by unparalleled execution. They specialize in custom-designed wedding cakes and are passionate about working directly with clients to create cakes that reflect their style, event, values, and vision. Curtis & Cake uses handcrafted sugar flowers and greenery, wafer paper, foraged materials, fresh fruit and flowers, or other items to create one-of-a-kind modern romantic creations that taste delicious and look beautiful!



GAIL AMBROSIUS CHOCOLATIER

Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier is passionate about making your wedding beautifully delicious with elegant displays or fully customizable boxes of gourmet chocolates! From bridal shower treats to your wedding day, Gail will work with you to create favors, trays, or displays that everyone will love and adore. At Gail Ambrosius Chocolatier, they use single-origin chocolate and do their best to determine that their cacao farmers are using sustainable practices in their growth and in taking care of their workers!



GIGI'S CUPCAKES MADISON

Gigi's is excited to add happiness to your special day with a little bit of cake. From an assortment of various sized cupcakes, a cutting cake, cheesecake, cookies, to a beautiful tiered cake, you can have it all on your big day with Gigi's! They have hundreds of flavors to choose from along with gluten-free and vegan-friendly options. On the day of your wedding, Gigi's offers pickup, delivery, and set up options to help in whatever way works best for you! Call them today to set up your complimentary cake tasting!



HY-VEE CAKES, CATERING & FLORAL

Hy-Vee is ready to provide all your cake, catering, and floral needs for your big day! Their creative cake designers will listen to your vision and create the perfect, decadent cake for your special day. From stunning cakes, donuts, and other sweet treats, let Hy-Vee help make your wedding the event you have always dreamed of!



JUSTJOSIE CAKE DESIGN AND SWEETS

Let JustJosie Cake Design and Sweets take your wedding to the next level with flavors that inspire and designs that take both you and your guests' breath away! With over 20 years of experience in baking and decorating cakes and other sweet treats, JustJosie is sure to bring a smile to everyone's faces with their delicious and beautiful desserts for your big day!



KNOCK SHOPPE'S COUNTRY CAKES

With over 25 years of experience, Knock Shoppe's Country Cakes guarantees that your wedding cake will be the second most beautiful thing at your wedding! Not only that but, it will also taste as good as it looks too. With their wedding cake gallery being the largest in Wisconsin, their showroom has over 20 cakes on display for you to choose from or create your own unique design! Knock Shopee can't wait for their elegant and affordable cakes to make a grand appearance on your big day!



THE LOOKING GLASS BAKERY

The Looking Glass is a small, locally-owned bakery, ready to help you create your dream desserts for your big day! From tiered cakes to unique, custom dessert bars filled with cheesecakes, cupcakes, donuts, tarts, and so much more, The Looking Glass team loves creating special and individualized dessert tables for wedding couples that beautifully tie their wedding design together. They are ready to bake unique and custom treats for your wedding day, bridal shower, or rehearsal from the classics, to inventive works of art!



MAIN STREET MARKET PIGGLY WIGGLY

Main Street Market Piggly Wiggly is a full-service family-owned and operated grocery store that provides catering, cakes, and floral for weddings around the Madison area! They take pride in offering a large line of quality local products at affordable prices. Their team enjoys building relationships with couples to create customized wedding treats that fit their dreams and visions for their special celebration!



NOTHING BUNDT CAKES

At Nothing Bundt Cakes, they handcraft cakes as unique as you and your partner. From your engagement party, bridal shower, to your wedding day, Nothing Bundt Cakes has a cake for every occasion. You will satisfy everyone's sweet tooth with any one of their variety of delicious flavors! From bite-sized Bundtinis®, miniature Bundtlets, 8" and 10" Bundt Cakes and Tiered Bundt Cakes, let Nothing Bundt Cakes take care of all of your celebratory sweets!


View our full list of local Cake + Dessert Vendors to Find the perfect match for your big day!