Cakes reign supreme when it comes to desserts. They’re the featured delicacy at everything from birthdays to weddings. So when it comes time to indulge, there’s no shame in going all out. These cake shops have epic cake creations perfect for any special occasion. Here are the 10 best in Arizona.
Barb’s Bakery is an award-winning bakery that can satisfy any Phoenicians sweet tooth. Barb’s is a full-scale bakery that is known for everything from cupcakes to made from scratch pastries. Really, though, Barb’s is all about the cakes. Their cake artists are experts in making custom cakes for any taste or style. Their large layered cakes come in standard flavors like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry. But they also come in decadent premium flavors like red velvet, orange dreamsicle, and pink champagne. That’s not to mention their fillings like custard, Bavarian crème, and chocolate mousse. There are no one-time customers at Barb’s. It’s that good.
Cake is an art form at Tammie Coe Cakes. Tammie Coe is a classically trained pastry chef that specializes in bright, colorful cake designs that taste as good as they look. Tammie Coe’s signature creations include the likes of the sweet strawberry shortcake and a perfectly crafted hazelnut mousse cake. Then there’s Tammie’s de facto menu item—the Zebra cake. It’s a chocolate cake filled with raspberries and white chocolate mousse. Tammie’s great tasting cakes have gained national interest. As a result, you can now get her cakes any time with 24/7 ordering through her website.
Looking for a special cake for your special day? Look no further than Sugar Song Cakes in Tucson. This cake shop bakes each cake from scratch using locally sourced, farm fresh ingredients. They also have some of the finest imported ingredients including Valrhona cocoa powder and European fruit pastes. They also specialize in great tasting custom cakes. You can choose from over 15 cake flavors and many additional frostings and fillings. If that’s not enough to whet your appetite, consider the names of some of the Sugar Song’s favorite flavor combinations. They include tantalizing options like spring blossom, strawberry passion, and Mexican hot chocolate.
If you can think it, they can make it at Caketini. This custom cake shop was opened by a husband and wife duo at SanTan Village in 2010. Since then, it’s grown to encompass three locations with some of the best cakes in the Valley. Caketini offers 28 flavors of customizable cakes in addition to renowned wedding cakes. Add in some delicious cake truffles and pastries and Caketini is quickly becoming a local favorite.
Kiss boring cakes goodbye at Sugarlips Cakery. That’s the very fitting motto at this mom and pop cake shop. Sugarlips’ cakes are a go to among Valley residents for all occasions. They’re known for being rich, meticulously crafted, and oh so delicious. You can find premium flavors and fillings like triple chocolate, espresso mousse, and peaches and cream on their menu.
Stop feeling homesick next time you’re missing mama’s cooking. Instead, head to Sugar Mamas in Flagstaff. This bakery and cake shop specializes in delicious home baked goods that are made from scratch. The simple, rich flavors are reminiscent of a nice home cooked dessert from yesteryear. Sugar Mama’s has over 10 flavors of frostings, cake, and fillings for their customizable cakes. They also have an impressive list of specialty cakes including tres leches, pineapple upside down, and Boston cream.
There’s no shortage of flavors at Cayley Cakes. There are over 80 flavors of cakes available at this Green Valley cake shop. Such variety brings lofty expectations, but fortunately, Cayley Cakes delivers. They make their cakes from scratch and with fresh ingredients each day. In fact, you can’t go wrong with any of Cayley Cake’s delicious options. In addition to custom cakes, they offer cupcakes, cake balls and pops, and chocolate dipped strawberries.
Think your cake design is too extreme? That’s not the case at Sassy Cakes by Nina. This Phoenix cake shop has made some of the wildest cake creations this side of Instagram. They’ve concocted cakes shaped like high heels, teapots, and even Jack Daniels bottles. Sassy Cakes by Nina isn’t just about appearances. They also make great tasting cakes. You can get 11 custom cake flavors and countless fillings at this quaint cake shop.
You might be surprised after eating one of Treehouse Bakery’s cakes. That’s because this Phoenix bakery’s menu is comprised of all vegan friendly ingredients. Fortunately, Treehouse Bakery’s cakes are so good that they taste like the real thing. They offer 30 flavors of two layer cakes with tasty frosting and customizable decorations.
“We specialize in cakes. But you can’t put us in a box.” That’s the motto at Pixy Cakes in Avondale. They’ll do weddings, birthdays, baby showers, graduation parties, quinceaneras, and more. Check their website to see photos of some of their truly immaculate wedding cakes adorned with decorative flowering, ribbons, and more. They even make “cake in a jar,” which is about two cupcakes put in a single jar, perfect for corporate gifts, weddings, and other events.