Dark chocolate cake balls with edible gold glitter Crème de la Cookie, Dallas. Preston Royal 214/363-4766; Snider Plaza 214/265-5572
Un-cupcakes Rush Patisserie, Oak Cliff. 214/749-4040
Cuatro Leches Cake La Duni Latin Kitchen & Baking Studio, Oaklawn, 214/520-6888
Square double layer two-tiered fondant cake Cake Carousel, Richardson. 972/690-4628
Red velvet cupcakes Society Bakery, Dallas. 214/827-1411
Custom round textured aqua cake Fancy Cakes by Lauren, Dallas. 214/828-9030
French macaroons Rush Patisserie, Oak Cliff. 214/749-4040
Flowers Bows and Arrows, Dallas. 214/828-2697; bowsandarrowsdeluxe.com
BLUE BONNET BAKERY
4705 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. 817/731-4233
For some old-fashioned yummy goodness, Blue Bonnet Bakery will not disappoint. (Hey, they have been around since 1934!) Cakes start at $34.99. Cupcakes are available and start at $18 per dozen. The average birthday cake turnaround is 24 hours; tiered cakes will need closer to two weeks.
2001 W. Southlake Blvd. Suite 111, Southlake. 817/310-3377
The Cakery creates custom cakes and pastries using quality ingredients along with trend setting designs. A variety of fresh cookies, pastries and cupcakes are available for purchase everyday, but cakes are all made to order. A 50 percent deposit is required on all celebration cakes with a recommendation of ordering a week in advance.
2364 E. Northwest Pkwy., Southlake. 817/310-0474
This family-owned bakery provides fresh ingredients at affordable prices. Custom cakes are available and are priced individually. Cupcakes start at $30 per dozen. With more than 20 flavors, it will be hard to just pick one! Plus, they also offer cake bites and custom orders, with tasting appointments available. Turnaround time is a minimum of 48 hours and depends on the complexity of the cake.
2707 E. Southlake Blvd. #140, Southlake. 817/488-7580
Elegant Cakery offers six different cupcake flavors every day. Cupcakes start at $25 per dozen and for special orders they request a minimum of one weeks’ notice. The Cotton Candy Cupcakes will be available from the Neiman Marcus online store nationwide starting in November. For special orders, give a minimum of one week notice. Cake prices range from $60–$250.
120 S. Main Street Suite 20, Grapevine. 817/442-9999
Derived from family recipes, and a few original recipes, Legacy's cakes are made from the finest ingredients. Cakes are priced according to servings and they ask that you place your order at least a week in advance. Owner Megan Rountree can be seen on TLC’s new series, The Next Great Baker.
5512 Bellaire Dr. South, Fort Worth. 817/570-9630
Sublime Bakery uses only natural ingredients, and, for those with special dietary needs, gluten-free and vegan options are available. Pricing starts at $6 per serving (with a $400 minimum). This small boutique bakery takes a limited number of orders, so book early (custom orders generally take at least two weeks)! See more of owner and bakery chef, Catherine Ruehle's cake creations on the Food Network Challenge.
CREATIVE MEMORIES THE SWEET SPOT BAKERY
2912 Texas Sage Trail, Alliance Town Center, Fort Worth. 817/750-2253
Get your sweet tooth fix at Sweet Spot Bakery, the new "sweet spot" in Forth Worth that offers tasty treats such as cupcakes, cakes, petite fours, cookies, & Ding Dongs. Cupcakes are $2.95 each and cakes range in price.
CANDY HAVEN AND CAKES
301 S. I-35E, Denton. 940/565 1474
This family-owned and -operated haven of sweetness has been baking specialty cakes and delicious desserts for more than 25 years. Custom cakes range from $55–$85 and cupcakes start at $20. Most cake orders need to be ordered at least two to three days in advance. The more detailed and intricate designs need to be ordered at least a week in advance. Specialty flavors and fillings start at $5.00 per flavor.
2364 E Northwest Pkwy., Southlake. 817/310-0474
This family-owned bakery provides fresh ingredients at affordable prices for everyone to enjoy. Custom cakes are available and are priced individually, and cupcakes start at $30 per dozen. With more than 20 flavors, it will be hard to just pick one! They also offer cake bites. Turn-around time is a minimum of 48 hours depending on the difficulty of the order.
THE FLOUR SHOP
1401 Shoal Creek Suite D 150, Highland Village. 972/966-2253
All cupcakes can be made into 6” round, 9” round, and a quarter or a half of sheet cake. Cupcake prices vary. Cake prices range between $25–$65. Everything is baked from scratch and made fresh daily. The cupcake menu changes everyday and daily flavors are posted on Facebook each morning. Cupcakes are available either the same day or up to 48-hours in advance, depending on the order. Filled cupcakes: standard $3.00ea/$33dz, mini $1.25ea/$13.50dz. Unfilled cupcakes: standard $2.75ea/$30.25dz, mini $1.00ea/$11.00dz.
3634 Long Prairie Road Suite 100, Flower Mound. 214/513-1334
Made-from-scratch cake creations start at $32.50 with custom cake orders available. Cupcakes start at $22.50 per dozen. Other sweet treats include cookies, muffins and brownies. Orders usually have a 24-hour turnaround time (with the exception of special orders).
THAT'S THE CAKE
The Village Shops of Castle Hills, 2540 King Arthur Blvd., Suite 111, Lewisville. 972/899-3266
Just ask for Nancy … she’s the owner and baker of this sweet shop. With more than 25 years of experience in the baking biz, she can work with every customer to create a unique and delicious cake for any party! Cake prices range from $46–$115 and customers are encouraged to order two to five days ahead.