Congratulations on your engagement! Now that it’s time to plan the big day, consider looking for the perfect cake to help you kick off celebrations right. Consider the cake as the crowning jewel for your reception and a beautifully delicious representation of your new lives as a married couple.

To help you find the best of the best in Melbourne, we have compiled a list of the 10 best pastry chefs in the industry:

 

1. Regnier Cakes

Regnier Cakes

With over 21 years of experience with wedding cakes and special occasion pastries, Melina Regnier has established a name for creating beautiful wedding cakes that are specially designed to satisfy any style request imaginable. From towering tiered cakes to those that are beautifully suspended in air, each one is lovingly made to the highest standards.

Location: Cheltenham, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, rustic, unique

Decorations: Fondant, fresh flowers, gold leaf, icing, ganache, small pastries

Instagram: @regniercakes

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2. Bittersweet Cakes

Bittersweet Cakes

Graduating as a qualified pastry chef and over 6 years of experience in creating stunning wedding cake designs, Monique takes great pride and detail to create the perfect wedding cake every time. Recognised as one of the top 3 wedding cake designers in Victoria, Bittersweet Cakes strives to make everyone’s dream cake a reality for their special day.

Location: Epping, VIC

Cake Styles: Contemporary, minimalist

Decorations: Fondant, flowers, gold leaf, buttercream, ganache icing

Instagram: @bittersweet_cakes

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3. The French Lettuce

The French Lettuce

Family owned and operated, the team at The French Lettuce has been creating incredible wedding cakes and specialty pastries in Victoria for over 35 years. Priding themselves on creating delicious quality cakes based on custom designs, they have garnered high praise and media attention from The Herald Sun and Channel 9 Australia.

Location: Carlton, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, traditional, minimalist, artistic

Decorations: Fresh flowers, fondant, fruit, paint, icing, macaron, buttercream, ganache

Instagram: @thefrenchlettuce

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4. Kat’s Cakes

Kat’s Cakes

Establishing her own custom cake business in 2002, Katrina has created thousands of unique cakes for special occasions all over Melbourne. With over 20 years of experience in wedding cake designs and specialised pastries, the team at Kat’s Cakes pride themselves on creating memorable experiences that not only look incredible but taste amazing as well.

Location: Doncaster, VIC

Cake Styles: Traditional, contemporary, minimalist, artistic

Decorations: Jewels, fresh flowers, fondant, ganache, icing, buttercream, metallic paint, gold leaf

Instagram: @katscakesmelbourne

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5. Nikos Cakes

Nikos Cakes

Establishing Nikos Cakes over 30 years ago, the award-winning team of cake designers and pastry chefs have gained a reputation for delivering eye-catching cake designs that have remarkable depth and flavour. Aiming to create the cake of your dreams, the successful cake decorating team has over 60 years of experience making amazing wedding cake designs.

Location: Fairfield, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, traditional, minimalist, vintage, unique

Decorations: Fresh flowers, fondant, buttercream, ganache, gold leaf, icing, paint

Instagram: @nikoscakes

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6. Peninsula Cake Art

Peninsula Cake Art

The award-winning team at Peninsula Cake Art has been passionately creating incredible wedding cakes for the past 15 years. Known for making high-quality cakes with a keen artistic eye, they are driven by their need for perfection and providing couples with a wedding cake of their dreams. Taking pride in their incredible attention to detail and unique cake designs, they perfectly encompass a couple’s feelings on their special day.

Location: Mornington, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, traditional, vintage, artistic

Decorations: Fresh flowers, fondant, icing, ribbon, buttercream, ganache

Instagram: @peninsula_cake_art

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7. Ab Fab Cakes

For the past 20 years, the team at Ab Fab Cakes has been creating award-winning wedding cakes and specialty pastries with love and care. Just as the name suggests, they aim to create absolutely fabulous creations that every couple will adore. Working closely with clients, they are known for providing pleasant experiences, astonishing designs, and truly delicious flavors.

Location: Richmond, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, traditional, unique

Decorations: Fondant, icing, ribbon, buttercream, ganache

Instagram: @abfabcakes

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8. Sweetcheeks Cookies + Cakes

Sweetcheeks Cookies + Cakes

With over 10 years of experience creating incredibly adorable wedding cakes and specialty pastries, Danielle is a third-generation cake designer who has an affinity for creating unique cake designs that really get people excited to taste a piece. Taking great pride in all of her wedding cake designs and flavour combinations, she is known for taking the time to make the beautiful cake of your dreams.

Location: Langwarrin, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, cute, unique

Decorations: Fondant, ribbon, fresh flowers, icing, buttercream, ganache

Instagram: @sweetcheekscookiesandcakes

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9. Something About Cake

Something About Cake

With the thought that cake is made of and brings everyone happiness, there is no doubt that you will be happy with a custom creation for your special occasion. With over 8 years of experience in wedding cake creation and design, every client works closely with Fiona to ensure every last detail is discussed so that every cake is perfect. No matter what your dream cake looks like, she is ready to make it a reality.

Location: Ascot Vale, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, traditional, vintage, minimalist

Decorations: Fresh flowers, ganache, fondant, gold leaf, icing, buttercream

Instagram: @somethingaboutcake

Book your cake tasting here.

 

10. Sweet Affection Cake Designs

Sweet Affection Cake Designs

With over 30 years of experience with custom made wedding cakes, Maria from Sweet Affection Cake Designs has built a reputation for incredible detail in every cake she designs and decorates. Working closely with the couple while they are planning their wedding day, she carefully crafts a cake that will not only look incredible within the wedding style but also reflect the individual personalities of the bride and groom. Handmaking every last detail, down to the last sugar flower petal, she completes masterpieces that look stunning.

Location: Ascot Vale, VIC

Cake Styles: Modern, minimalist, traditional, vintage, unique

Decorations: Fondant, gold leaf, fresh flowers , ganache, ribbon, paint, icing, sequins, and gems

Instagram: @sweetaffectioncakedesigns

Book your cake tasting here.

 

Conclusion

When it comes to your wedding reception and celebration, the wedding cake will be one of the most memorable parts of all the festivities. The flavour combinations should not only taste exactly as you like, but the design of the cake should look like the cake of your dreams that was made into a reality. Speak to one of the top-rated cake designers in Melbourne for an incredible experience unlike any other.