“One-of-a-Kind, Local Cakes”

So you’ve got a polka dot theme for your wedding and you want a cake to match? No problem! These Bay Area bakeries specialize in custom cakes with gorgeous, personalized touches to fit your theme, color scheme and taste.

Top Left: This multi-tiered cake, created by I Dream of Cake and adorned with black, white and silver chandeliers, was inspired by the holiday season to produce a romantic and festive feel. [Photo Courtesy: I Dream of Cake, www.idreamofcake.com]

Top Right: Almost too cute to eat, this stylized cake, crafted by Cake Expressions for a same-sex couple taking an extended four-month honeymoon around the world, was
inspired by the couple’s new luggage. [Photo Courtesy: Cake Expressions, www.cakeexpressions.com]

Middle Left: Elegance is top with this creation. Cake Expressions drew upon various aspects of the wedding including the blue color from the bridesmaids dresses, the couple’s monogram from their invitation and the branch and leaves from the bride’s dress. [Photo Courtesy: La Farine, www.lafarine.com]

Lower Right: La Farine Bakery’s delightful cake is finished with moka buttercream and complementing fresh, orange roses perfectly matched the Fall 2008 wedding’s color theme. [Photo Courtesy: La Farine, www.lafarine.com]

Lower Left: This edible cherry blossom design on this cake from Sweet Passions Bakery was based on the Japanese garden  tranquility of the wedding venue: Hakone Gardens in Saratoga. [Photo Courtesy: Sweet Passions Bakery, www.sweetpassionsbakery.com]



Article published in The San Fransisco Chronicle’s “Modern Bridal” custom publication in January 2009. Download PDF of original article to view full layout with PHOTOS!

© Gabriana Marks 2012.

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