The 9 Best Cake Shops in North Carolina!

Bring out the forks! Cakes of any shape, size, and flavor are a go-to dessert for all occasions. Cakes are perfect for a variety of events, but a location dedicated to the cake craft is difficult to scope out. For truly delightful concoctions, check out the 9 best cake shops in North Carolina. 

Cupcake Dream, Wilson, NC

Cupcake Dream of Wilson is whipping up “delicious and unique designs.” May you want cupcakes, cookies, cakes or cake pops, Cupcake Dream has your sweet treats covered to fit your dessert needs. Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, and other special events can have a made to order cake ready with as little as one-week notice, and as little as two-week notice for cakes with fondant. A cake for your big day or a cake to celebrate another year, Cupcake Dream can bring your vision to the cake batter and the beautiful icing on top. 

Smallcakes, Cary and Durham, NC

Named the “Best Cupcakes in Durham,” Smallcakes is a popular location for beautiful cupcakes and cakes for any occasion. Featured on “Cupcake Wars” several times, “the View” and listed by USA Today as one of the top 10 cupcake places in the country, there is no question this is the spot for a sweet treat in the area. Order smash cakes, individual cupcakes, cupcakes by the dozen and cakes with custom fondant options. As well as the array of options, Smallcakes also has a dozen signature flavors and gluten-free options featured on their menu. Stop in and try out delicious cakes with delightful customer service to guide you through the experience. 

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The Icing & The Cake, Mooresville, NC

The Icing & The Cake is home to made to order cakes for weddings, special occasions, and desserts. The cakes are fresh and can be made in a variety of flavors. Classic vanilla and chocolate, coconut or almond, there are 11 flavors to choose from, four cake icing options and delicious cake fillings. The adorable cakes will be your new favorites for all your event needs as they can be designed to fit any taste. 

Little Miss Cakes, Raeford, NC

The beautiful cakes of Little Miss Cakes bring your ideas to the plate. Every cake is custom-made to fit your ideas and needs and made from scratch, guaranteeing freshness for your event. The customer service is nothing short of spectacular and the cakes are great for events from birthdays to weddings to corporate events. 

Sassy Cakes, Locust, NC

Open 8 a.m. until 6 p.m., come by yourself or with your group to taste these inexpensive, well-made treats. A quick snack, there are plenty of in-store options to taste including cupcakes, cake pops, cheesecake, cookies, cream horns, and brownies. If your next event needs a sweet treat for your guests, the custom cakes come in many flavors and icing options. Sassy Cakes can feed anywhere from six to 100 individuals you are looking to serve! Sassy Cakes Bakery is ready to bake sweet treats with a bit of sass. 

Karen's Cakes & Cafe Pharr, Statesville, NC

Baking and decorating cakes for over 30 years, Karen’s is an incredible cake shop in Statesville that specializes in cakes needed for any occasion. At the café, dig a fork into a homemade slice of cake and drink fresh coffee. Or, allow Karen’s Cakes design the cake for your next event. 

Main Street Cake, Burlington, NC

Known as the area’s “most awarded Custom Cake Studio and Cupcakery,” let Main Street Cake bake a beautiful, tasteful cake you have dreamed up. To name a couple, Main Street Cake has been awarded first place at the North Carolina State Fair for wedding cake design, Readers’ Choice “Best Cake Shop,” and “Best in Show” at the Dixie Classic Fair. Cake flavors range from vanilla and chocolate to key lime pie and maple bacon.

Daphne's Bakery, Mint Hill, NC

A sweet lover’s paradise, Daphne’s Bakery is home to many brownies, cupcakes, cookies, pound cakes, pies, muffins, and custom cakes. The custom cakes of this Mint Hill cake shop are amazing with plenty of mouth-watering flavors to choose from. Not only are the treats incredible, but the customer service at Daphne’s Bakery is the best! 

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Cakes by Jane, Weaverville, NC

Moist, flavorful cake by the forkfuls, you won’t be able to put down until the plate is clean. Cakes by Jane brings Southern-style through delicious cakes made from scratch. Featured on the Food Network, Turner South, and in Southern Living, and Bon Appetit, Cakes by Jane's cakes are raved about all around. 

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