10 Best Cake Shops in New Jersey

Cakes have always been known as the dessert that’s just as artistic as it is delicious. Nowadays, there’s nothing a cake can’t be, and there’s never a bad occasion to enjoy this classic sweet treat. Whether you need a cake that’s simple and elegant, or something over-the-top and masterfully crafted, these 10 amazing New Jersey cake shops are sure to impress. 

Sweet Grace Cake Designs, Haworth, NJ

It’s no surprise this cake shop has been recognized by some of the top publications in the country. They specialize in cakes with a wow factory, some of which look like everyday objects you wouldn’t believe were actually cakes! For birthdays, weddings, parties, or everyday occasions, there’s no such thing as a bad cake here. 

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House of Cupcakes, Multiple locations

This three-location New Jersey cake shop is the best thing to ever happen to cupcakes. They have one of the biggest flavor profiles you’ve ever seen, including non-traditional varieties like margarita, salted caramel, mango, and peanut butter cookie dough. And if you’re lucky enough to live near one of their locations, you’ll want to take advantage of their in-store parties or classes. 

My Daughter’s Cakes, Dumont, NJ

This wedding cake bakery is truly something to behold! Every cake is custom made to perfection, featuring fine details like hand-painted elements, metallics, and custom colors. It might be your special day, but their cakes might just steal the show.

Cake Fiction, Long Valley, NJ

No, these cakes aren’t too good to be true, but they surely look like it! The taste is nothing short of heavenly, while the details make for a unique cake befitting any event. They’re happy to make a custom design for you, or choose from their extensive portfolio for a cake that’s guaranteed to please. 

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Sweet T’s Bake Shop, Haddonfield, NJ

This bake shop has a lot going for it, especially in terms of variety. Alongside a classic lineup of cupcakes, cake pops, and cheesecakes, they also feature a selection of allergy and gluten-free desserts so everyone can indulge. Every baked good is bursting with creativity, and they almost look too good to eat. 

Gladis Cakes and Ice Cream, Weehawken, NJ

No matter the occasion, your perfect cake is waiting for you here. This little Dominican Republic bakery focuses on recipes from its homeland, giving your cake a sweet little twist you can’t find just anywhere. Every cake is truly a work of art, and you’ll want to fill up your Instagram feed before slicing into it. 

Sugarush, Red Bank, NJ

If you’re looking for creative cakes, this place will give you all you can handle. Multi-level, 3D, and custom cakes look like they belong in a magazine. They also have an in-store cupcake bar that will transform into the creation of your dreams right before your eyes—you choose the toppings and can enjoy it on the spot!

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Simply Sweet Cupcakes, Egg Harbor, NJ

This Cupcake Wars winner might just need its own show on Food Network. All of their creations are simply stunning, from creative wedding cakes to cupcakes to birthday cakes that push the bounds of what a cake should look and taste like. Every bite is worth the calories you’ll incur.

Sweet Avenue Bake Shop, Rutherford, NJ

This vegan-friendly dessert shop is the best of its kind. They focus on using responsible, carefully sourced ingredients that make all the difference in their baked goods. With hundreds of rotating flavors of cupcakes, every visit is a surprise and delight. 

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La Bonbonniere Bake Shoppes, Multiple locations

Four NJ locations give you four times the chance to indulge in one of their artfully crafted cakes. Their lineup includes wedding and tier cakes, authentic Mardi Gras King Cakes, and custom cakes to highlight every type of event. Get custom by choosing from a variety of cake types, fillings, and frostings you just can’t get anywhere else. 

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