The Cake Courtesan
Wedding cakes and desserts in Washington DC
"I love to design custom cakes that represent the best of you... Just as you are an individual, no two weddings or events are the same. Your cake should not be the same either. Your event should be the ultimate personalized representation of you. From every detail such as your invitation, dress, colors, flowers, and even the location you choose, it is used to inspire me to design an extraordinary custom cake that is everything you dreamed it could be."
"Fancy Cakes by Leslie's 18+ years of experience designing creative, custom wedding cakes and cupcakes has allowed her to achieve an eight year winning streak as Washingtonian's Best Wedding Vendor since 2006. With our illustrious designs and endless creative possibilities, custom wedding cakes are specifically and carefully created to be beautiful and at the same, taste delicious! Our Bethesda Maryland (MD) bakery is not only in a central location for the Washington, DC ...
"One of our specialties at Tiffany’s Bakery is making wedding cakes. We’ve been serving brides and grooms throughout Maryland, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. since 1978. Our Classic Wedding Cake line is ideal for those on a budget. These wedding cakes are surprisingly affordable but every bit as elegant and delicious as the more elaborate versions. We currently offer a selection of 7 different cakes, each one with distinctive features. Choose a traditional style yello...
"In 2013, I officially launched Couture Cakes by Sabrina. With fashion as my inspiration, I love making each order special for any occasion. I know the important of creating relationship with my clients, and ensuring that their needs are met. I am concerned with the overall experience from the initial call to the delivery of the cake. In addition, I realize how important taste and presentation are for my clients."
"We create exquisite wedding cakes for the discerning bride and groom, whether for a gathering of 50 or 500. Fresh baking and decoration, using the finest ingredients, assure unmatched flavor for you and your guests. Each couple will have a private tasting with one of our pastry chefs to assist them in choosing custom flavors and designs. She will be in touch constantly to make sure your cake is perfect, exactly what you had imagined. Our cake stands provide a gorgeous way ...
"Today, Classic Bakery, run by grandson Areen Movsessian and his father Rubic, has a reputation as the area’s leading baker of custom designed wedding cakes and novelty cakes, in addition to pastries, cookies, baked goods, and the like. The combination of father and son has bridged the gap of culturally inspired and deep rooted family recipes to a modern and competitive atmosphere. Along with careful attention and meticulous service, Classic Bakery takes pride in the quali...
"Prepared with the finest ingredients and beautifully decorated, Randolph's desserts will surely delight both you and your guests. We have been a popular haven for customers to indulge in our decadent treats for over the past 25 years. From cakes, pastries & cookies, to bread, croissants & danish there is something delicious for everyone! We have a wide variety of products available for special occasions such as bridal & baby showers, graduations, parties, birthdays, and much...
"We’re passionate about delicious, rich, decadent cakes. And while we understand that cake isn’t one of the main food groups, we like to think it’s an essential part of any happy occasion. Because cake makes people smile! We take pride in our signature tres leches batter. Never had tres leches before? One bite and you’ll be convinced! The term is derived from the Spanish “torta de tres leches” which translates as “three milk cake.” It is a sponge cake that is soaked in thr...
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