There are so many decisions to make whilst planning a wedding such as the dress, the flowers and of course the all important cake! These days there is much more choice, you don’t have to stick to the classic white cake anymore. But what do you go for and which supplier should you choose? To make it a little easier for you, we have pulled together a list of some of the best wedding cake designers and makers in the county. A big thanks to our social media following for the suggestions! Photo from Hannah’s Cornish Cakes.
Emily Hankins, Cornwall
Emily Hankins is a Cornish based artist and designer with a passion for cake and a love of all things vintage and handmade. Emily moved to Cornwall to study at Falmouth College of Arts and has never left the magical county which had captured her heart. She has been passionate about baking since she was a child, and has spent many years refining her skills. Seeing an increased demand for individual and bespoke weddings with a vintage, homemade and eclectic feel she decided to launch her own business creating beautifully hand crafted and hand painted cakes.
Hannah’s Cornish Cakes, North Cornwall
Established in 2015, Hannah’s Cornish Cakes is a bespoke cake company based in North Cornwall, specialising in creating Beautiful Wedding Cakes delivered all over Cornwall and Devon. They offer a friendly and professional service; from the first consultation through to delivery of your dream cake. They’re always on hand to help you along your wonderful cake journey. Their aim is to WOW you and your guests with cake, they pride themselves in attention to detail making sure each and every cake that leaves their lovely little studio is made with love and care; ensuring your stunning cake tastes as good as it looks!
Nicky Grant, Helston
Nicky Grant is a chocolatier and wedding cake designer based in Cornwall. Established in 2003, she creates bespoke wedding cakes and chocolate sculptures, delivering in the South West, London and nationwide. Further afield is also available on request. On her website our personal favourite is the five tier chocolate wraps and seashells – its incredible! She also does chocolate place names or chocolate place settings, having created a range of chocolate favours that can be tailored to your theme
Suzi Humphries, Newquay
A small family run business situated in the wonderful town of Newquay in Cornwall. They supply bespoke wedding and celebration cakes throughout the South West and pride themselves in the attention to detail. Specialising in wedding cakes, all their cakes are designed and finished with beautiful and intricate details including handcrafted sugar flowers. They are passionate about creating your dream cake and on their website you will find beautifully designed wedding and celebration cakes that have been baked and decorated with love.
Dollybird Bakes, Launceston
Dollybird Bakes is home of published cake artist, Hayley Lankston. Specialist in creating beautiful bespoke, luxury cakes for weddings & special occasions. They offer a tempting menu of deliciously indulgent flavours, sourcing locally wherever possible the finest & freshest of ingredients, their aim is that your cake will taste just as amazing as it looks. With a passion for elegance & detail as well as flavour, they perfect every bake for each individual client, to ensure dream bakes for weddings, birthdays, christenings or any other special occasion.
Cakes by Design, St Ives
Based in the beautiful Cornish Town of St Ives, Cakes By Design can offer a complete service from the design of your wedding or celebration cake, right through to the finished product. Whatever you have in mind they can discuss your requirements with you to ensure that they can create the best cake for you and your celebration, whatever the occasion. Working from the home studio, each cake is produced with the utmost care and attention to detail. You are welcome to come and visit for an informal chat or if this is not possible they can quote via e-mail or over the phone.
Every handmade cake is crafted with great care & attention, tailored to meet the highest of expectations. With many years dedicated to the art of wedding cakes, Sophie is continuing to be recognised for consistently providing a personal yet professional service. Delicious ingredients make for delectable cakes. Everything baked in the Sophisticakes kitchen is made from high quality ingredients and where possible, are locally sourced.
Clares Cakes, Hayle
Clare is an independent wedding cake designer located along the outstanding North Cornish coastline, close to the beautiful town of St.Ives. She is highly recommended by a number of the top prestigious hotels in the South West for producing quality wedding cakes throughout Cornwall, sourcing the finest Local ingredients, and using organic products whenever available. With each and every wedding cake she designs, her brides leave with 100% confidence that their cake will be exactly what they dreamt of! Individual consultation meetings can be arranged at the brides convenience to discuss more intimately the details or their wedding cake.
At Peboryon they are passionate about creating memorable cakes with the finest Cornish produce. They work with you to uniquely celebrate your story in cake and its their pleasure to get to know you, your colours, themes and dreams. Each wedding cake is one of a kind. Their job is to design and create a cake that reflects your wedding perfectly. They offer a custom design service through phone, face to face and Skype/Facetime consultations. Head to the website to marvel at their beauty!
The Dreambaker, Saltash
Marie started her cake business from my home in Mevagissey, Cornwall in 2016. She started baking as a hobby from a very young age in her hometown and loved creating cakes for friends and family. After putting the word out and baking cakes for local villagers and friends she was overjoyed to receive excellent feedback so decided to turn her dream into a reality and she now has a growing and successful cake business!