LGBTQ Friendly Bakeries for Wedding Cakes
Find LGBTQ cake shops and LGBTQ wedding cake artists near you. Choose a bakery by location, creative cake examples and customer reviews. Find the best wedding cake bakery in your area.
Advice From EVOL.LGBT
HOW TO CHOOSE AN LGBTQ BAKERY NEAR ME?
Start your search for cake for gay wedding by definig what you’re looking for. Knowing what you want will make the search for the ideal gay couple wedding cake such much enjoyable.
Seek inspiration by browsing LGBT cake designs on Pinterest and Google Images. Search either of these sites for things like “gay wedding cake ideas” or “custom gay wedding cake toppers” or “lesbian wedding cake toppers”.
Reach out to family, friends and LGBTQ community. Recall some of the recent gay weddings you attended, review wedding cake pictures from that event.
Once you have a bunch of images of cakes for same sex couples, place them into your moodboard. If you already have a wedding mood board, add the cake photos to it. Having all images in one place will help you maintain the same wedding theme.
Now that you have a clear idea of what your tiered wedding cake should look like, let’s review cake options and packages.
Google “lgbtq bakery near me” or “cake shop gay wedding near me” and get a list of local wedding cake vendors offering gay and lesbian wedding cakes.
When considering options, start with creative cake examples bakeries share on their website and online profiles. Check cake shop customer reviews. Don’t try to find the best star rating. Instead look for volume of reviews and details of the testimonials.
Finally take a look at packages and pricing they offer. Remember, the cheapest cake is not not worth it and the most expensive is not always the best wedding cake.
Once you narrowed the list of LGBTQ friendly bakeries in your area it’s time to learn if your personality clicks. Reach out via EVOL.LGBT’s “Request Quote” feature. It walks you through the key pieces of info to share.
By now you’ll be left with a shortlist of cake shops in your area. Look at this stage as an interview. Consider asking your select vendors the same set of questions as follows.
- Are they available to design and create a cake for your date and time?
- Can they share how they accomplished other gay pride cake projects?
- What is the budget range they propose for your project?
Frequently Asked Questions
Check answers to common questions about choosing an LGBTQ+ friendly bakeries and making a cake to celebrate your same sex marriage.
How much does a wedding cake cost?
The average U.S. wedding cake costs around $350, according to Thumbtack, an online service that matches customers with local professionals. On the lower end, couples spend around $125 and on the higher end, they typically spend upward of $700 – often over $1,000! – on their wedding cake.
How to choose a bakery for your wedding cake?
Ask your friends and recent brides for word of mouth recommendations. Check out the local bridal expos in your area. Stop in nearby bakeries that have wedding cakes on display. With your research in hand, select about three to five cake bakers that you want to contact.
CAN A BAKER REFUSE TO MAKE A GAY WEDDING CAKE?
You’ve heard of the gay wedding cake case in which a Colorado baker Jack Phillips was refusing to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple (Charlie Craig and David Mullins). Unfortunately, Craig and Mullins lost the case to The Masterpiece Cakeshop on the basis of Jack Phillips citing his beliefs as a Christian.
To avoid similar cases use our list of the best gay friendly bakeries in your area to take on your creative wedding cake project.