The perfect exclamation to your perfect day is a delicious treat just enough for two (or a handful of friends and family you really like!) Whether you’re having a micro wedding, intimate elopement or backyard celebration, mini wedding cakes can be a budget friendly, waste reducing option.
*Note that prices can fluctuate due to preferences and availability of ingredients. All bakeries covered include contact info and, we encourage you to confirm pricing during your consultation.
Mountain-Made Mini Wedding Cakes & Treats
Layered Custom Cakes by Lex
171 New Haw Creek Rd, Asheville, North Carolina 28805
Photo courtesy of Layered Custom Cakes by Lex
Find ‘Heaven in the details’ with a carefully designed creation by Layered Custom Cakes by Lex, an Asheville Wedding Vendor member, and custom cake shop and bakery in Asheville.
With flavor medlies such as Banana Caramel (cinnamon-banana cake with brown sugar caramel italian buttercream) and Cinnamon Espresso (cinnamon cake with caramel espresso Italian buttercream), you’ll get divine mix of fresh, locally sourced ingredients and a superior product you’ll appreciate.
“The satisfaction I get from seeing perfectly even layers of cake and buttercream is my favorite step in making a cake. Watching someone slice into my cake and being amazed by those precise layers is my guilty pleasure.”
Farm to Cake Bakery
Photo by Melinda Jacobs
57 Branner Ave. Waynesville, North Carolina 28786
Located in Waynesville, Farm to Cake Bakery does well what their name infers. All ingredients used in their concoctions are fresh and locally sourced. Expect cakes, bars, hand pies, muffins, cheesecakes, mini wedding cakes and more from these ‘old-school bakers.’
They describe their ideal customer as “whimsical, imaginative, and full of life!”
They use real ingredients and follow amazing recipes to create some of the best pastry you will ever taste.
Karen Donatelli Cake Designs
1000 Hendersonville Road Suite A, Asheville, NC 28803
Photo courtesy of Karen Donatelli Cake Designs
Run by Karen and Vincent, two award-winning pastry chefs, Karen Donatelli Cake Designs has been serving the Western NC area for over two decades. Specializing in dramatic confections and culinary art, their artisan confections have been featured in a variety of publications.
Flavor menu highlights include Pineapple Mandarin, (vanilla cake flavored with orange, filled with pineapple mandarin cream) and Chocolate Raspberry Chambord, pictured, (dark chocolate cake flavored with Chamboard, filled with imported raspberry jam and chocolate ganache).
Custom and specialty desserts available including cakes, mini-cakes, tartes, pies and pastries.
Mini Wedding Cakes by the Ocean
Duck, Nags Head, North Carolina 27949
Marble Cake by Sarah D’ambra photography
Patty Bakes is a modern cake and dessert studio located in the heart of the Outer Banks in Duck, NC operated by owner, Patrice Saltzman, who is a self-taught baker.
Offering custom desserts such as wedding cakes, mini wedding cakes, cookies, macaroons, and cookie kits for life’s many celebrations, they are passionate about producing beautiful cakes that taste absolutely delicious! Each concoction is made from scratch using fresh butter, fine chocolates, seasonal fruit, and organic products whenever possible.
Patty Bakes has been featured in Style Me Pretty, Brides Magazine, New York Magazine, and Wedding Chicks. She has also worked with Dig Inn and Momofuku’s Lucky Peach Magazine.
Cotton Candy Baking Company
47520 Lost Tree Trail, Buxton, North Carolina 27953 (by appt only)
PO Box 1257, Buxton, North Carolina 27920
Cotton Candy Baking Company is located on Hatteras Island, on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Home to Hatteras Island’s original gourmet filled cupcakes! The only baking company located on Hatteras Island with membership in the Outer Banks Wedding Association,
their services include wedding & special event cakes, mini wedding cakes, dessert buffets and cookie bars.
“We enjoy making celebrations a little sweeter, all the way from Corolla to Ocracoke! “
Photo courtesy of Cotton Candy Baking Company
All You Need To Do Is Show Up!
We specialize in All-Inclusive Elopements and Destination Weddings for those looking to get married in the North Carolina Mountains! We provide everything from top to bottom so all you need to do is show up.
Piedmont Region Sweets
August June Desserts
Rustic Fall Spiced Cake, courtesy of August June Desserts
August June Desserts is a black-owned bakery shop located in Charlotte. NC. Recently selected as one of the Top 10 Wedding Cake Bakers in Charlotte NC by @weddingrule!
August June Desserts has been featured on WCCB and WBTV local news segments, Charlotte Magazine, Huami Charlotte Magazine, and our cakes have been featured in several styled shoots.
Expect hand-crafted fillings and frostings with fresh fruit and natural and pure extracts; They offer signature cakes, wedding cakes, mini wedding cakes and cupcakes.
More Than Cakes by Ze’Marie
1 Covington Commons, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28227
More Than Cakes by Ze’Marie is a black owned and women owned custom bakery in Charlotte, NC. Delicious recipes passed down from one generation to the next, you’ll feel the crafted, homemade love in every bite.
Owner and cake designer Zella Slaymon is proud to bake everything fresh, “allowing the butter, sugar and flavorings to take center stage,” using fresh, local ingredients.
Layered Strawberry Crunch Cake, courtesy of More Than Cakes by Ze’Marie
Raleigh-Area Delights & Mini Wedding Cakes
Dessert First Home Bakery
406 E Street, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659
Photo courtesy of Dessert First Home Bakery
Based in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Dessert First Home Bakery is a wedding cake and confection business. Offerings include whoopie pies, oatmeal creme pies, brownies, fruit pies, cookies, cakesicles, cupcakes/mini-cakes and specialty cakes.
Using fresh, local ingredients they are able to provide diabetic, gluten free, kosher, lactose free and nut free options.
“My husband is a health care professional and I’m a teacher and we know how hard you work! So, with a valid ID of your employer, if you or your fiancé are either an educator or a healthcare worker, we would love to give you 5% off your total order.” Awesome!
*One discount per couple.
The Crepe Cakery
107 Woodhue Lane, Cary, North Carolina, 27518
Provence Cake courtesy of The Crepe Cakerie
The Crepe Cakerie is a Cary, North Carolina-based bakery offering handmade cakes, mini-cakes and crepes. Expect cheese, custom cakes, cookies, cupcakes, fruit, groom’s cakes and pastries.
They specialize in house-made ganache, nut spreads, fresh fruits, jams and more.
Fresh, local, organic ingredients used and gluten free options available.
To Your Health Bakery
4733 Eastwin Dr. Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104
Photo courtesy of To Your Health Bakery
Specializing in gourmet gluten-free, vegan, allergy-free pastries, cakes and mini-cakes, along with keto and paleo options, To Your Health Bakery “strives to provide you with delicious delectables that you can feel good about eating.”
They use fresh, organic fruits and local ingredients in their treats.
“You are what you eat, so let us help you make it remarkable!”
Want to elevate your unique mini-cake? Simple and small wedding cakes can be enhanced with fun, interesting, or extravagant decorations to make them feel larger. Add an interesting topper from a local artist in your city or find a handmade cake topper on Etsy.com.
Don’t forget that Asheville Luxury Weddings will provide a wedding day assistant and with their team composed of the most-sought after vendors in NC, all you have to do “is show up!” Not only will they bring your custom mini-cake to your elopement site, they’ll even transport it to your cabin or rental. Amazing!