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It's crucial to have a wedding cake as fabulous as you're big day — especially if you're getting married in the Los Angeles area, which is home to some of the most high-profile confectioners in the country. Check out our top picks for L.A.'s best cake designers.
Sweet & Saucy Shop (Above)
Pastry chef Melody Brandon has a knack for turning the latest wedding trends into edible work of art, whether it's a modern, graffiti-inspired cake decorated with hand-lettered words and phrases that describe the couple's relationship, or her elegant garden-rose petal confection, which continues to be a Pinterest sensation (and is her most oft-requested design). Read real brides reviews here!
Photo: Birds of a Feather
Owner-chef Andrea Boudewijn and her staff are trained in the European style of baking, which means her confections tend to be less saccharine-sweet than typical bakery cakes. She draws from architecture, fashion, and history for her cake designs. Read real brides reviews here!
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The Butter End Cakery
If you want a show-stopping wedding cake, turn to Kimberly Bailey, who created the gravity-defying upside-down wedding cake (suspended from a chandelier!) for actress Kaley Cuoco's nuptials. Read real brides reviews here!
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Charm City Cakes West
Food Network Ace of Cakes star Duff Goldman opened this L.A. outpost of his Baltimore bakery in 2012 and has been making his signature spectacular cakes ever since. Read real brides reviews here!
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For a wedding cake that tastes as good as it looks, order your confection from this adorable bakeshop. Chef and co-owner Amy Berman only uses the best ingredients, like Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans, Callebaut chocolate from Belgium, cocoa from the famed Guittard Chocolate Company in San Francisco, and fresh berries from local Southern California growers. Read real brides reviews here!