Best Cakes in Raleigh

Expert recommended Top 3 Cakes in Raleigh, North Carolina. All of our cake shops face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


4351-115 The Circle at North Hills, Raleigh, NC 27609 Directions

Since 1982

Edible Art Bakery & Dessert Cafe is Raleigh's longtime bakery and dessert cafe. Since 1982, the bakery has been preparing scratch-made desserts and making stunningly crafty sweets. Their bakers are committed to delivering high-quality handmade items and dessert decoration excellence. Mrs. Lasater started making cakes incorporating her mother's recipes in the 1950s. In 1982, Mrs. Lasater teamed up with her daughter Beth Pendergrass and founded what is now the Edible Art Bakery and the Dessert Cafe. The mother-daughter squad focused on a grassroots, door-to-door campaign to expose individuals and companies to the distinctive taste of Edible Art. The bakery is easily known for its outstanding taste and artistry in North Carolina. Edible Art Bakery has always prided itself on upholding the authenticity of products by using premium quality, natural ingredients and continuing the unusual tradition of scratch baking. Takeout and catering services are available.

Tiramisu, Pies, Banana Pudding Cheesecake Bar, Muffins, Caramel Blondies, Peanut Butter Chip Brownies, Cakes, Double Chocolate Brownies, Almond Amaretto, Spring Cupcake, Seasonal Piekins, Ice Cream + Dairy, Mint Chocolate Chip, Vanilla Caramel, Strawberry, Gingerbread, Chocolate Salted Caramel, Coconut Pound, Red Velvet & Vanilla Buttercream

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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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104 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27603 Directions

Since 2007

The Cupcake Shoppe Bakery is a spacious, trendy bakery offering tailored cakes and cupcakes, as well as pastries. They are committed to using healthy, high-end quality ingredients and proudly serve freshly roasted Joe Van Gogh coffee and espresso. The shop features a wonderful, bright-filled café where you can enjoy a delicious croissant from the oven with your beverage, or you can take your cookies to their balcony also enjoy the outdoors with your dessert both day and night. They specialize in small-batch baking and offering top-quality sweets and pastries with no shortcuts, and their open kitchen design enables visitors to see their team at work. The Cupcake Shoppe also has vegan/gluten-free options on its menu and a full coffee and espresso bar.

Lemon Zinger, Crumb Cake, Mint Condition, Pretty in Pink, Cookies, Big Red, Croissants, Peanut Butter Cup, Rice Crispy Treats, Whoopie Pies, Custom Sugar Cookies, Plain Jane, Black and White, Brown Betty, Cookie Monster, French Macarons, Coconut Macaroons Brownies, Mini Cupcakes, Cinnamon Rolls, Custom Cakes, Meringues, Muffins & Pastries

Price: Starts from $3

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Mon - Thu 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri & Sun 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Sun Closed

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6617 Falls of Neuse Road, Suite 105, Raleigh, NC 27615 Directions

Since 2008

Premier Cakes is a locally operated, family-owned company specializes in Southern handmade cakes and pies from scratch. They have special gourmet cakes and desserts. It takes a lot of moments, commitment and devotion to making cakes like this every day. The bakery is widely known, definitely throughout the country and more often than anything, as the leading bakery you can rely on for consistently high-quality cakes and desserts. Many of their desserts have been made over and over until quality has been accomplished. Premier Cakes specializes in old fashioned 9-inch, three-layer cakes, as well as great Italian, French, Latin, Jamaican & Caribbean desserts. Takeout and catering services are available.

Cake Pops, Specialty, French, Italian, Jamaican, Latin, Weddings, Cheesecake, Birthdays, Baby Reveal, Rum, Custom Cakes, Baby Shower, Tiramisu & Black Forest Cakes

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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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