Say Yes To The Wedding Cake

by | Jun 8, 2017 | Dining, Downtown Living

Weddings are always in season. Every day there are brides and grooms constantly on the search for the perfect cake, delicious and beautiful, for their special day.

Wedding cake tasting however can be so bittersweet. Sometimes its overwhelming because of the numerous places that make wedding cakes. In the city alone, you will find bakeries on almost every street, but where can you get the cake of your dreams?

To help, Downtown Magazine has put together a list of the best 7 places that would undoubtedly be a tasteful choice for your wedding cake, pleasing you and your guests.

Bon appétit!

Ron Ben-Israel

Photo courtesy of Ron Ben-Israel Cakes

Ron Ben-Israel’s cakes are said to be the “Manolo Blahnik of wedding cakes,” according to the New York Times. The cakes can be part of collections like romance, bold, lace and beading, graphics and texture, bling, etc. These cakes also can be “edible fashion” by creating gown-inspired cakes. His cakes are truly a piece of artwork and the whole package, gorgeous and yummy, for your wedding day. Ron Ben-Israel would love to be part of your special day.

Address: 247 West 38th Street, Floor 13, New York, NY 10018

Sylvia Weinstock Cakes

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Sylvia Weinstock’s cakes are described in two words: elegant and exquisite. Her cakes are made with such craft and are classy, but in a unique way. The cakes come with a sudden “wow” factor and the wedding guests are constantly in awe. She is known for her “edible art” and floral cakes. Along with looking perfect, they’re also tasteful. Each cake is made with her heart and soul, and in the end, the cake is flawless.

Address: 273 Church Street,#3A, New York, NY 10013

Madison Lee’s Cakes

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Madison Lee’s wedding cakes are one of a kind. After a long time of training and experience, she finally developed her own style and put the effort into making masterpieces. Her cakes have won many awards and has been recognized worldwide. In the field of cake decoration, Madison Lee is one of the best in the world. Prepare yourself for a luxurious and delectable cake made just for you.

Address: 336 West 37th Street, Suite 330, New York, NY 10018

City Cakes

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City Cakes is a high-end cake shop who took inspiration from New York City’s diversity and used that to create their artsy yet edible cakes that are simply splendid. They have multiple gourmet chefs who create cakes that get awe-worthy reactions from their clients. They have a variety of types of wedding cakes and looks that are so unique from other cake shops. Choose an elegant pearl wedding cake or customize one that tells your own story. 

Address: Lower level, 251 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

Empire Cake

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Empire Cake’s wants to “bring you the best in American baking with a gourmet twist.” They feature fresh-baked and sophisticated looking cakes, aiming to make the perfect cake for you. The use the finest ingredients including fresh, pure ingredients from quality local producers and seasonal produce from Union Square Greenmarket along with Belgian chocolate. They offer both fondant and buttercream wedding cakes and they’re confident they can design the cake of your dreams.

Address: 112 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10011

Sugar Sketch

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Sugar Sketch is an Italian ‘cakery’ with one-of-a-kind cakes that are “a sketch from scratch.” Sugar Sketch works one-on-one with you to create a custom cake of your dreams made just for you. Their cakes guarantee freshness and features high quality ingredients, including their delicious marshmallow fondant, to create a memorable cake for you. Martina Nardo is the pastry chef and cake designer for Sugar Sketch and she aims to “combine Italian traditional flavors with modern American designs.”

Address: 172 East 2nd Street, New York, NY 10009

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