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.Read More
12 Wonderful Wedding Cake Bakeries in Maine
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3 Dogs Cafe
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.
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.
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Beach Pea Baking Company
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.
East End Cupcakes
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.
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Frank's Bake Shop
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.
Let Them Eat Cake
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.
Morning Glory Bakery
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.
Scratch Baking Co.
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.
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.
Mae's Cafe & Bakery
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.
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.
European Bakery & Tea Room
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).
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