Wedding Guide: Cakes



Amphora Bakery
294 Sunset Park Drive, Herndon; 703-964-0500;
Amphora Bakery emphasizes European tradition and attention to detail in all of their wedding cake designs.

Centreville; 571-308-3233;
Cakebee is an award-winning, home-based cakery serving the D.C. area specializing in unique and individualized wedding cakes.

5599 Rowena Drive, Centreville; 703-830-8163;
Mouth-watering classic flavors such as German Chocolate and unique ones like Hummingbird (a pineapple and banana combination) are just a few of the cake choices handcrafted by owner Loretta Nichols at CakeLore.

Cakes by Design
Alexandria; 703-721-9626;
The decadent creations of this bakery include the anniversary tier as a gift in its own box at no extra cost.

Cakes by Happy Eatery
9685 Liberia Ave., Unit 107, Manassas; 703-530-8898;

The cakes at this full service bakery are sure to tempt taste buds. They also cater to customers with diabetic, vegan (egg/dairy-free) or non-gluten diets.

Cakes by Linda
703-893-4782; Falls Church;
We named them “Best Baker 2008,” and they have a variety of icings, flavors and fillings for every sweet tooth as well as a myriad of unique artistic designs and details.

Fluffy Thoughts Cakes
1320 Old Chain Bridge Road, McLean; 703-942-5538;
Owner Lara Stuckey combined her two passions—art and baking—when she opened Fluffy Thoughts Cakes. Her cakes are always made fresh and include decorations such as handmade sugar flowers and details made with natural ingredients.

Kendall’s Cakes
210 W. Greenway Blvd., Falls Church; 703-536-2200;
From the formal and traditional to the modern and whimsical, Kendall and her assistant Meghan, both professional trained pastry chefs, will create a masterpiece perfectly suited to your wedding and personal taste.

Maggie Austin Cake
Old Town, Alexandria; 202-448-2920;
Initially trained in ballet, Maggie Austin brings that same precision and concentration to her haute couture cakes. They are and exquisite addition to any high style, elegant wedding.

Market Salamander
200 West Washington St., Middleburg; 540-687-9720;
Pastry chef Jason Reaves listens to every detail of your wedding cake dreams and sketches out a preview during a personal interview prior to commission.

Pastries by Randolph
4500 Lee Highway, Arlington; 703-243-0070;
Pastries by Randolph includes dozens of options for flavors, fillings and even styles of buttercream and fondant.

Patty Cakes, Inc.
Annandale; 571-338-2469;
Patty Collette is an award-winning pastry chef and has been featured on CNN, Oprah and WJLA-TV and in many local and national magazines. The company specializes in meticulously crafted, life-like sugar flowers and fondant-covered cakes.

The Sweet Life
Annandale; 703-750-3266;
The chefs at this bakery have been featured on the cover of American Cake Decorating Magazine and on the Food Network and were chosen to represent Virginia in People Magazine’s “A Cake from Every State” feature.

Too Nice to Slice
39084 Merak Court, Hamilton; 540-338-0230;
Marvel at their named wedding cake designs, like the Meadowland—perfect for an outdoor wedding—or the classic, elegant Waterford.

Wanda’s Cakes
6707 White Post Road, Centreville; 703-830-3866;
For over 25 years, Wanda’s Cakes has been delivering some of the freshest, most elegant, award-winning wedding cakes to the D.C. area.