Your wedding day will be, without a doubt, the sweetest day of your life, with tons of sweet memories to last a lifetime — so it's only fitting to serve your guests one-of-a-kind sweets! (See what we did there?) Lucky for you, you don’t have to look too far for some of the best wedding sweets options in the Northeast, located in New Jersey. We’ve made a list of our favorite sweet shops for your big day, perfect for your wedding dessert table.
Located just across the river from NYC in Hoboken, The Hudson Cakery is an upscale custom cake boutique that creates gorgeously designed wedding cakes and delicious cupcakes, cookies, and cakepops. Head pastry chef & owner Jennifer Bunce established the bakery in 2009, and it has since grown to be a staple for NJ and NYC brides alike. Also offering eggless and gluten free selections, some of their dynamite flavor combinations include chocolate fudge cake with peanut butter buttercream, almond cake with raspberry preserves, and banana bread cake with brown sugar buttercream. Hudson Cakery's motto, “If you can dream it, we can bake it,” is pretty much their mantra — and a dream come true for the sweets-loving bride. Read real brides' reviews here!
Step back in time at this Bayonne bakery that has been serving Hudson County since 1924. For the doughnut- and cookie-loving bride (and who isn’t a doughnut and cookie loving bride?) Judicke’s will serve up their world famous sprinkled doughnuts and cookies for your big day, with custom sprinkle options to match your wedding color palette! Judicke’s treats make the perfect addition to your desert selections, and great party favors for your guests as well as you give them a sweet ending to your new beginning as a married couple. Read real brides' reviews here!
Jaret's Stuffed Cupcakes
The first stuffed cupcakes were made in Nutley, New Jersey in 2005 and have since been taking the state by storm. Created by a married couple with impressive culinary backgrounds, the Jarets created these scrumptious stuffed cupcakes and now have three retail locations, two in NJ and one in NY! In addition to their trademark stuffed cupcakes with flavors ranging from Banana Blast, Boston Cream and Butterscotch Kiss, Jarets also creates LolliCakes (cake pops) and CakeSlider (like the bacon French toast CakeSlider stuffed with maple mouse - exquisite!) Read real brides' reviews here!
Pretty Sweet Candy Buffets
After creating a candy table at her own wedding, Pretty Sweet Candy Buffet’s owner Madeleine Ernest took a popular wedding trend and spun it into her own business. Creating unique custom candy and desert tables of all sizes and price ranges for her customers, Madeleine uses her creative eye combined with the latest trends to bring your confectionary visions to life. Services include the Just Candy table (with all natural, sugar-free, and gluten free choices too), Milk & Cookies table (featuring homemade gourmet cookies and assorted flavored milks), and the Candy and Baked Goods table (a combination of all the above).
The world-famous bakery featured on Cake Boss is known for their show-stopping cake designs, but the bakery also serves up delicious freshly baked goods that will wow your wedding guests. Italian pastries, cookies, cupcakes and award-winning cannolis can be found and ordered at all of the bakery locations, with the original located right in Hoboken! Pastries and cookies from Carlo’s make a great addition to any Viennese hour, desert buffet or assortment trays. Read real brides' reviews here!