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12 Wonderful Wedding Cake Bakeries in Maine

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Wedding cake is so often maligned as forgettable and flavorless. But ideally, every guest’s last bite should be as memorable as the venue’s beautiful scenery or Uncle Eugene’s dance floor antics. Fortunately for couples saying "I do" in Maine, there are plenty of fantastic bakers waiting to make the wildest buttercream dreams a reality. Check out these twelve bakeries that are sure to make your nuptials the sweetest around. Note: Map points are ordered roughly south to north.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 3 Dogs Cafe

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309 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04856
(207) 230-0955
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Baker Steven Watts' confections have a strong following in the Midcoast area, and his beautiful tiered wedding cakes are no exception. The cafe owners are clearly dog-lovers, so for those looking to incorporate a four-legged friend into the celebration, look no further.

[Photo: Courtesy of 3 Dogs Cafe]

2. Aurora Provisions

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64 Pine St, Portland
ME, 04102
(207) 871-9060
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This neighborhood cafe and market also caters weddings, so leave the whole shebang to Aurora and let its talented bakers design your wedding cake. The cakes are frequently finished with local flowers, lending an elegant touch to a reception's dessert.

[Photo: Courtesy of Kim K./Yelp]

3. Beach Pea Baking Company

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53 State Rd, Kittery
ME, 03904
(207) 439-3555
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Beach Pea Baking's elegant buttercream-frosted cakes taste as good as they look, with tempting flavors like almond mocha and lemon chambord. For the locavore, this bakery and cafe supports local farmers and uses eco-friendly, sustainable practices.

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4. East End Cupcakes

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426 Fore St
Portland, ME 04101
(207) 228-3304
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Decisions, decisions: vanilla with coconut, red velvet with cream cheese, chocolate with salted caramel...but why choose? Go with a variety of cupcake flavors and frostings and you're sure to please all of your guests. Order a small "cutting cake" too, giving you something to slice/smash in each other's faces.

[Photo: Courtesy of East End Cupcakes]

5. Frank's Bake Shop

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199 State St, Bangor
ME, 04401
(207) 947-4594
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Who doesn't want a wedding cake from a down home place like Frank's Bake Shop? Although Frank's has been in business for 70 years, its experienced bakers aren't stuck in the past, even offering gluten-free options.

[Photo: Courtesy of Frank's Bake Shop]

6. Let Them Eat Cake

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11 Lockwood Dr
Kennebunk, ME 04043
(207) 967-4145
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Baker Gayle Forte makes these beautiful custom cakes for the Southern Maine couple. If you're looking for a beachy, nautical vibe, her edible seascapes will wow you.

[Photo: Courtesy of Let Them Eat Cake]

7. Morning Glory Bakery

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39 Rodick St, Bar Harbor
ME, 04609
(207) 288-3041
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Maybe the island should be renamed Mount Dessert, what with the popularity of this Bar Harbor bakery. Its special occasion cakes will be as scenic as your venue and taste great too, with a selection of classic flavors.

[Photo: Courtesy of GiladIsrael/TripAdvisor]

8. Scratch Baking Co.

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416 Preble St
South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 799-0668
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This popular neighborhood bakery's treats are out of this world, especially the flavorful and quirky cakes. The Ring Ding A Ling (chocolate cake with whoopie pie filling) is sure to appease any inner child.

[Photo: Courtesy of Scratch Baking Co.]

9. Cake Elizabeth

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8 Ramble Rd, Cape Elizabeth
ME, 04107
(207) 370-4008
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Satisfied customers of this punny baker rave about its moist, flavorful cake and elaborate decorations. Add some cheeky fun to bachelor/ette celebrations with a special "naughty cake" order.

[Photo: Courtesy of Cake Elizabeth]

10. Mae's Cafe & Bakery

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160 Centre St
Bath, ME 04530
(207) 442-8577
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This cheery cafe in downtown Bath can bake a cake to suit any couple's wishes. The space, a renovated Victorian mansion, is even available for rentals, so you can let Mae take care of the catering as well as the dessert.

[Photo: Courtesy of Kelleygirl2/TripAdvisor]

11. Marta's Bakery

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684 Valley Rd
Waterford, ME 04088
(207) 583-2250
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If you find yourself getting hitched in western Maine, seek out Marta Cistecky, who moved to New England from Czechoslovakia and specializes in pastries and simple, elegant wedding cakes.

[Photo: Courtesy of Marta's Bakery]

12. European Bakery & Tea Room

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395 US Route 1, Falmouth
ME, 04105
(207) 781-3541
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Add international flair to your reception with a cake from the European Bakery. Your guests will take notice of unusual options like a Himbeer cake (chocolate cake filled with cream cheese and raspberry preserves) or a Chinese cake (vanilla cake filled with plain buttercream and assorted fresh fruits).

[Photo: Courtesy of European Bakery]

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1. 3 Dogs Cafe

309 Commercial Street, Rockport, ME 04856
Baker Steven Watts' confections have a strong following in the Midcoast area, and his beautiful tiered wedding cakes are no exception. The cafe owners are clearly dog-lovers, so for those looking to incorporate a four-legged friend into the celebration, look no further.

[Photo: Courtesy of 3 Dogs Cafe]

309 Commercial Street
Rockport, ME 04856

2. Aurora Provisions

64 Pine St, Portland, ME, 04102
This neighborhood cafe and market also caters weddings, so leave the whole shebang to Aurora and let its talented bakers design your wedding cake. The cakes are frequently finished with local flowers, lending an elegant touch to a reception's dessert.

[Photo: Courtesy of Kim K./Yelp]

64 Pine St, Portland
ME, 04102

3. Beach Pea Baking Company

53 State Rd, Kittery, ME, 03904
Beach Pea Baking's elegant buttercream-frosted cakes taste as good as they look, with tempting flavors like almond mocha and lemon chambord. For the locavore, this bakery and cafe supports local farmers and uses eco-friendly, sustainable practices.

[Photo: Courtesy of erackblack/TripAdvisor]

53 State Rd, Kittery
ME, 03904

4. East End Cupcakes

426 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101
Decisions, decisions: vanilla with coconut, red velvet with cream cheese, chocolate with salted caramel...but why choose? Go with a variety of cupcake flavors and frostings and you're sure to please all of your guests. Order a small "cutting cake" too, giving you something to slice/smash in each other's faces.

[Photo: Courtesy of East End Cupcakes]

426 Fore St
Portland, ME 04101

5. Frank's Bake Shop

199 State St, Bangor, ME, 04401
Who doesn't want a wedding cake from a down home place like Frank's Bake Shop? Although Frank's has been in business for 70 years, its experienced bakers aren't stuck in the past, even offering gluten-free options.

[Photo: Courtesy of Frank's Bake Shop]

199 State St, Bangor
ME, 04401

6. Let Them Eat Cake

11 Lockwood Dr, Kennebunk, ME 04043
Baker Gayle Forte makes these beautiful custom cakes for the Southern Maine couple. If you're looking for a beachy, nautical vibe, her edible seascapes will wow you.

[Photo: Courtesy of Let Them Eat Cake]

11 Lockwood Dr
Kennebunk, ME 04043

7. Morning Glory Bakery

39 Rodick St, Bar Harbor, ME, 04609
Maybe the island should be renamed Mount Dessert, what with the popularity of this Bar Harbor bakery. Its special occasion cakes will be as scenic as your venue and taste great too, with a selection of classic flavors.

[Photo: Courtesy of GiladIsrael/TripAdvisor]

39 Rodick St, Bar Harbor
ME, 04609

8. Scratch Baking Co.

416 Preble St, South Portland, ME 04106
This popular neighborhood bakery's treats are out of this world, especially the flavorful and quirky cakes. The Ring Ding A Ling (chocolate cake with whoopie pie filling) is sure to appease any inner child.

[Photo: Courtesy of Scratch Baking Co.]

416 Preble St
South Portland, ME 04106

9. Cake Elizabeth

8 Ramble Rd, Cape Elizabeth, ME, 04107
Satisfied customers of this punny baker rave about its moist, flavorful cake and elaborate decorations. Add some cheeky fun to bachelor/ette celebrations with a special "naughty cake" order.

[Photo: Courtesy of Cake Elizabeth]

8 Ramble Rd, Cape Elizabeth
ME, 04107

10. Mae's Cafe & Bakery

160 Centre St, Bath, ME 04530
This cheery cafe in downtown Bath can bake a cake to suit any couple's wishes. The space, a renovated Victorian mansion, is even available for rentals, so you can let Mae take care of the catering as well as the dessert.

[Photo: Courtesy of Kelleygirl2/TripAdvisor]

160 Centre St
Bath, ME 04530

11. Marta's Bakery

684 Valley Rd, Waterford, ME 04088
If you find yourself getting hitched in western Maine, seek out Marta Cistecky, who moved to New England from Czechoslovakia and specializes in pastries and simple, elegant wedding cakes.

[Photo: Courtesy of Marta's Bakery]

684 Valley Rd
Waterford, ME 04088

12. European Bakery & Tea Room

395 US Route 1, Falmouth, ME, 04105
Add international flair to your reception with a cake from the European Bakery. Your guests will take notice of unusual options like a Himbeer cake (chocolate cake filled with cream cheese and raspberry preserves) or a Chinese cake (vanilla cake filled with plain buttercream and assorted fresh fruits).

[Photo: Courtesy of European Bakery]

395 US Route 1, Falmouth
ME, 04105

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