When you need a cake in a hurry or perhaps for a birthday party where do you go? The friendly neighbourhood baker may most often not be a good enough choice to bake a cake for your next event. Whether it is a birthday, wedding, or perhaps even a baby shower, you always want to make sure that the cake shop you hire has the expertise they claim; after all, you want to make an excellent impression.
While many businesses may claim to be the best cake shops in Adelaide, few are, and we can say this from experience. In fact, the number of businesses that can truly deliver an award-winning case can be counted on one hand. Fortunately, we know which businesses can deliver a cake that looks and tastes heavenly.
Below are five of the best cake shops in Adelaide.
Quintessential Cakes – Adelaide Outer Suburbs
It is a privately owned and operated business that has been around for a long time. Quintessential Cakes is best known for its personalized service and the attention to detail they plan a cake or even cupcakes. Whether it is a wedding, christening, engagement, etc., their cakes truly stand out.
Each cake by Quintessential Cakes is specially designed to suit the colours, theme, size, and budget of their client. The cakes can be modern, classic, or elegant. If you want to inject some fun into them, that too can be arranged.
The company (Quintessential Cakes) states that its mission is to make every birthday, wedding, or event special with its cakes. When we contacted the company for a cake, we were greeted by a professional who listened to what we needed and made some very good recommendations. The design preferences she offered and the colour options offered were also more than what we’ve seen before. The fact that their willingness to work one on one with us was impressive, and that’s what made the experience so enjoyable. Plus, the cake turned out great, in case you were wondering!
How Sweet It Is – Adelaide CBD
The company, How Sweet It Is, has been baking and selling wedding and celebration cakes for close to 20 years! The company has some of the most experienced specialists that work hard to transform every request into a beautiful cake. The impressive line of cakes has over the years earned How Sweet It Is a stellar reputation. Just about anyone in Adelaide, who is planning a party or any other major event, often places an order with How Sweet It Is.
How Sweet It Is’ showroom is home to over 80 display cakes with hundreds of photos that will take you an hour to go through, if not more. That’s why the company makes it a point to assist people looking to get a custom cake made. The specialists assist customers in making a choice which is what adds to the already excellent experience.
How Sweet It Is mainly specializes in custom celebration cakes, cupcakes, and wedding cakes, all of which are uniquely designed for your special day. If anything, they love art, and that’s why the cakes are so well decorated, with excellent finishing. You, like most people, will leave feeling confident that the cake will turn out just the way you imagined and will be delivered in one piece on time!
Heidelberg Cakes – Eastern Adelaide
Heidelberg Cakes is the oldest cake maker in Adelaide on our list. The company has been churning out beautiful cakes for clients since 1991 and are almost a household name. As a family-owned and operated business, the company employs some of the industry’s leading names, with the entire team being professionally trained cake artists.
The artists bring with them years of experience and knowledge of various cake-making styles to your party or event. The company specializes in various types of cakes, from Baci to chocolate indulgence and traditional fruit cake, amongst numerous others.
If you are in the market for an excellent-looking and tasting cake, then you can’t go wrong with Heidelberg Cakes, in our opinion.
Muratti Cakes & Gateaux – Northern Adelaide
Muratti Cakes & Gateaux has been baking cakes of all types for clients since 1990. The company is known for delivering consistent quality and living up to the pretty high expectations of their clients. Their innovation and passion for baking cakes and art have led to them being one of the most highly rated cake makers in Adelaide.
Not only do they churn out excellent quality cakes, but they also offer excellent value for money. Some of our favourites include the chocolate concord that’s made from dark couverture mousse Almond mixed with hazelnut dacquoise disc, which’s then topped off with a layer of whipped cream, chocolate sponge, and some chocolate meringue sticks. However, they sell numerous other cakes from coffee and baileys to berry and apple within everything in between.
Sugar & Spice Cakes – Southern Adelaide
The company has been baking cakes for the past 19 years for clients across Adelaide and beyond. Whether it is engagement, wedding, anniversary, or corporate cakes, they can do it all. However, Sugar & Spice Cakes’ large showroom in Adelaide is perhaps one reason why they are so widely known. The company has numerous cakes on display, and the display continues to be updated fairly regularly.
Sugar & Spice Cakes has had the privilege to make cakes for popular celebrities like Beyonce, Oprah, J-Lo, and numerous others. All cakes are made to order and include fresh ingredients. The cakes are delivered in refrigerated vans. That way you can be assured that the cakes will be delivered in one piece and fresh.
Are you looking at making your own cake? Check out our list of the best cake supply stores in Adelaide.
Companies and shops selling cakes in Adelaide all like to think that they are the best. However, some are better than others in our experience. The above list is an excellent place to start if you’re looking for a cake that will wow! Your clients, friends, or relatives. The only thing you need to bear in mind is that made-to-order cakes need to be ordered at least a week, ahead of time if not more.