Wedding cakes – Tips & addresses
The preparations for your big day are progressing and you are starting to think about choosing your wedding cake. Do you prefer a cake as a set piece, a dessert table or a new alternative? Your dessert remains one of the highlights of your reception, it’s the gourmet touch that will delight your guests before giving way to the party. At Dream it Yourself we know that the search for the ideal provider is sometimes complicated, that’s why today we reveal our advice and especially our good addresses to choose your wedding cake in Quebec.
-What type of wedding cake? Rather want to vary the pleasures with a sweet table? Or would you like to dare something else?-
First of all you need to think about the form your reception will take, more sit-down meal or buffet? This will help you choose your wedding dessert. Today’s brides and grooms have an infinite choice of desserts for the big day that will reflect their tastes and desires. Also ask yourself if you would like something more traditional with a mounted piece for example or if you prefer to offer different forms of desserts with a gourmet table. Finally, if you are not very sweet and dream of a piece of mounted cheese? Anything is possible! It is YOUR wedding.
-Choose a cake to your image-
More and more pastry cooks are able to make unique pieces in perfect harmony with your wedding. Don’t hesitate to discuss your tastes and desires, even the craziest! Everything can be used as inspiration for your wedding cake : a souvenir, a common passion… And of course you can get ideas from Instagram or Pinterest! Finally don’t forget that it’s your big day, and choose a cake that suits you.
-Harmonize your cake with your wedding theme-
Your dessert, like the rest of your reception, will reflect the image of your wedding and will follow the theme you have chosen. If you have a more classic wedding, a pièce montée or a croquembouche tower will be consistent choices. If you opt for a less conventional wedding, anything is possible! Naked cake, dessert table, wall of donuts, macaroons, cupcakes…and even a salty cake tower! Treat yourself, your wedding is a special day.
-Preparing to meet the provider-
In order to accompany you in the choice of your service provider, here are the elements that your provider will need for the creation of your wedding dessert:
- the number of guests
- the theme of your wedding
- the type of cake or shape (naked cake, cupcakes, macaroons…)
- the flavors you prefer
- the decor elements you would like to add
Finally, do not hesitate to inform him of any allergies or specific diets of your guests (vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free …). Think if necessary to indicate the ingredients of your wedding dessert on your menu.
As always DIY is committed to offering you the perfect providers, those who will allow you to have the wedding dessert of your dreams. So here is a list of our favorite cake designers in Quebec :
Bayard Gâteaux is an online pastry shop that offers a variety of modern, bohemian but always trendy cakes, as well as desserts such as the Croquembouche towers or its famous rum baba that will delight your guests for sure! The owner, Frenie, is a passionate person. She aspires to make cakes that are not only beautiful, but also with incredible taste. Small anecdote: at her wedding, our owner Justine was lucky enough to have her sweet table made by Bayard Gâteaux. Result: tested and approved with flying colors!
-LITTLE LEAH’S KITCHEN-
Hanadi is the creator of Little Leah’s Kitchen, a pastry shop with a wonderful and gourmet universe. The ideal address if you are looking to create a whole sweet universe on D-Day. We are totally crazy in love of her original creations. Hanadi is very close to brides and grooms and works closely with them to design a dessert that reflects THEIR style. A not inconsiderable plus, she can completely adapt to your guests’ food allergies or offer 100% vegan buffets.
-CAKE TA VIE-
Cake ta vie is the fruit of the collaboration of two sisters, Virginie and Laura, who have always wanted to create something common. Today they express their creativity in pastry making, affirming a fine and delicate style. Cake ta vie offers an attractive menu of cakes and sweet treats, but also invites you to personalize recipes and styles according to your tastes or the theme of your union.
In love with the sweet and design creations of Félicia, a custom cake specialist. She expresses your ideas like no one else through her gourmet and unique creations. Her astonishing sugar creations will delight couples in search of originality (her sugar flowers are so delicate, you would think they are real flowers. An impressive know-how) . Always in search of the exceptional, Félicia offers a high-end and sophisticated service.
The colorful and inventive address of Quebec City, Lafleur sucrée offers you signature cakes, pastries and gourmet tables for all your events. A guaranteed gourmet experience with subtle and extremely refined tastes. To top it all off, the owner of Lafleur sucrée is absolutely A.D.O.R.A.B.L.E. and incredibly kind 🙂
-CYNTHIA IRANI DESIGN-
Cynthia puts nature at the heart of her recipes. She creates it, beautifies it and expresses herself through it. Her wedding cakes are handmade and every detail is worked to form a living composition.
Do you want a reception that is simple, fun and gourmet at the same time? Mr Wilson is the ideal provider! What could be better than a real ice cream vendor at your wedding? Mr Wilson offers different sizes of kiosks to adapt to your number of guests and the size of your venue. Awaken your childhood memories and treat yourself to an ice cream dessert that will be a sensation!
-LA BÉCANE A CORNETS-
Impress your guests at dessert time with the refined ice pops from La bécane à cornets that will arrive on Michaël’s bike. An excellent way to offer a gourmet and quality break with 100% Quebec products. A turnkey service, La bécane à cornets takes care of everything! An original alternative, perfect for an outdoor wedding.
Macaroons are Annie‘s whole world. Passionate about the idea of sharing a dessert with the people you love, she creates colorful and succulent little bites that will delight all your guests. She mixes colors, textures and tastes for an always fantastic result!
-LVS SWEETS COOKIES-
Handcrafted with love in Montreal, each treat contains only quality ingredients. Lara and Vanessa are dedicated to bringing a smile and happiness to every bite. To create a sweet table at your wedding, as a gift for your guests and even as a sweet treat at your bachelorette party, LVS sweets cookies will delight you with its delicacies.
Their inimitable doughnuts are hand-rolled, fried and glazed every morning. Probably the tastiest and most delicate doughnuts in the city of Montreal. Perfect to bring a touch of originality to your dessert table.
Perfect to accompany all your small and big occasions, the tailor-made creations of the Lecavalier Petrone chocolate factory and pastry shop will seduce you. Create a wedding cake in your image!
-CUPKATE & CO-
This small family business, which is managed by a beautiful mother-daughter duo, will fulfill all your desires. Whether you fancy a cake, cakesicles, donuts or macaroons, Cupkate & co is really the place to contact!
For all the gourmands who love chocolate and chocolate covered strawberries and only dream of being able to taste them at their wedding, Atelier Fraise is the address to contact first! A little info for romantic couples: you can order them a bouquet of flowers with chocolate in it… what a dream!
We hope that this article has been helpful in choosing your wedding dessert and wish you a lot of joy in your further preparations. If you would like to immortalize your wedding day but are still hesitating to hire a videographer, we suggest you read one of our articles about our favorite Montreal videographers.