Your big day is coming up – as you make plans for the exciting celebration, don’t forget to check out the local vendors who can make your wedding extra special! From florists to photographers, these wedding specialists all across KC would love to help make your perfect wedding dreams come true. Looking for a great cake baker recommendation?

Ball Event Center has one for you that will take the cake.

No, really! We know how much your wedding cake means to you and we have rounded up the best, most recommended local wedding cake bakeries. Taste away, knowing you are not only supporting your local community, but also getting the very best of the best for your big day.


Affordable Elegance Catering

Chef Shop Baking

Family owned in Raymore, Missouri, this bakery serves the greater KC metro area with beautiful, custom wedding and groom’s cakes. If the customer rave reviews aren’t enough, this bakery is also a four-time winner of The Knot’s Best of Weddings award, specializing in Wedding Catering.

Chef Shop Baking

The signature French vanilla buttercream frosting is simply to die for, but take your pick from Chef Shop’s wide variety of flavors and fillings for custom wedding cakes! Whichever option you choose, Chef Nancy Stark’s handcrafted cakes do not disappoint!

Classic Cakes

Andrea at Classic Cakes has over 32 years invested in the wedding cake business; with artistic finesse, attention to detail and prompt communication, this vendor brings her very best to orders of every budget.

Clock Tower Bakery

Serving the greater Kansas City metro area, this bakery wholeheartedly uses natural and fresh baking ingredients. Their special niche? British-inspired pastries, cakes, and tea. Bring that extra level of class to your wedding reception with a custom cake from this professional shop.

Dolce Bakery

Dolce Bakery

This woman-owned business creates “every batch from scratch” and proudly states that “the ingredients are as pure as our intentions, and we all share in the joy of simple pleasures.” Artistic, whimsical, minimalist – this bakery does it all. With several awards from The Knot, the bakery’s customer reviews say it all. “Exactly what we wanted,” “the best cake we’ve ever had,” and more, can all be found at this Prairie Village shop. Don’t forget to check out their incredibly cute cookie offerings!

KC Cake Lady

Elaborate is an understatement. If you’re looking for a wedding cake that is a piece of phenomenal artistry, this veteran owned, woman owned shop is the place for you. Lifelike horse sculpture, intricately detailed textures and patterns, and more, a world of wedding cake wonder awaits you. Kim Marks personally creates and delivers every cake from start to finish.

KC Cake Lady

McLain’s Bakery

This family-owned bakery has been whipping up fabulous creations since 1945. With custom weddings cakes, cookies, macarons, cupcakes, and fruit pastries at your disposal, you can choose not only your wedding cake but other delectable reception desserts as well! Set up a consultation with them at one of their three locations ahead of time for a private tasting!


Morello Fine Cakes

The trained professional chef at Morello’s offers classic cake flavors, as well as intriguing seasonal options. Crafted in small artisanal style, only real butter and the freshest of produce is used to concoct magical, stunning creations for your big day. Working with a trickier diet lifestyle? Not an issue. Set up a consultation because Morello’s offers Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Organic, Vegan and Vegetarian options!

Nellie’s Custom Cakes

Known for specialty sugar paste flowers, Nellie has over 20 years of experience crafting freshly baked, perfectly designed custom wedding cakes. Looking for a stunning floral piece? Nellie can do the job! Just take your pick of buttercream or fondant.

Shannon Bond Cake Design


This award-winning, Olathe-located bakery is home-based and top studio-quality! The perfect combination of top notch designs and from-scratch creations, Shannon’s cake flavors include vanilla, almond, and rich chocolate fudge, perfectly complemented by smooth salted caramel, strawberry, and more buttercream flavors. Her custom cakes are also at your convenience for bridal showers, engagement parties and any other wedding events you may be hosting.

Sherrie’s Cake Magic

With 30+ years of experience, Sherrie’s provides couples with personalized designs and perfect wedding cake bliss. Have a last minute order? Sherrie’s is known for being sweet, accommodating and gracious.

Sugar Beats Bake Shop

Located in Overland Park, Kansas, woman-owned Sugar Beats offers custom wedding cakes, including cake tastings, cake accessories, cake stands, cake toppers, delivery and setup, and more. With gluten free options and rave reviews, this shop is known for being accommodating.

Sweet Bliss Cakery

With 40 years in the business, this home-based bakery has been creating special order cakes for every wedding style imaginable. Whether you prefer buttercream or fondant, this bakery can fulfill your every wedding cake wish. They even offer cake pops!

The Baby Bird Bakery

The Baby Bird Bakery

Affordable, reliable, and “a dream to work with,” this bakery offers both timeless, classic wedding cakes and trending, experimental techniques to bring your wedding cake dreams to life. Gluten-free and nut-free options available!

Have Your Cake – and Your Venue Too!

These are the best of the best in the Kansas City area according to the customer reviews and various awards from The Knot, but there are plenty more not listed here. Check out the local shops for yourself!

Still looking for a wedding venue? Ball Event Center is incredibly affordable and fabulously prepared for any wedding and any budget. View our full-service facilities here!