The Best Cakes In Pretoria

Feel like a big slice of cake? Looking for a unique wedding cake? Kiddie’s birthday party coming up? We’ve got you covered with this round-up of cake places in Pretoria. From traditional tiered cakes to piñata cakes to those made entirely of cheese, you’ll find that perfect cake at one of these Pretoria cake shops. Go on, have your cake and eat it.

Divine Delights Cake Boutique

Divine Delights Cake Boutique was established in 2003 and is one of the most reputable cake studios in Pretoria. They create wedding cakes, novelty cakes, themed birthday cakes and cupcakes for any occasion. With equal emphasis placed on taste and presentation, Divine Delights' cake creations are delicious and beautiful. With flavours like Lavender Velvet, Hazelnut Velvet with Nutella and Peanut Brittle Cake, it’s no wonder their name is Divine Delights. Orders are taken by appointment only.

Details: 082 977 3747 /

Baker Boys

Baker Boys is a boutique bakery specialising in designer wedding cakes and cupcakes. Their signature cakes are designed to meet specific customer requirements and the design options from which to choose include: traditional fondant cakes, butter cream cakes, naked cakes, semi-naked cakes, doughnut towers, macaroon towers and the French croquembouche wedding cake. Baker Boys also makes shortbread, handmade nougat and fudge to use as wedding favours. Baker Boys operates on an appointment basis only.

Details: 0824139631 /

Isabella’s Cake and Food Shop

Isabella’s is a much-loved cake shop and café. The interior is decorated with chandeliers and patterned wallpaper to add a chic atmosphere to this charming café. Signature Isabella’s cakes include the Carrot Macadamia, Rainbow Velvet, Caramel Carousel and Princess Sophia Velvet Layered Cheesecake. Simply scrumptious!

Details: Groenkloof Forum, George Storrar Drive, Groenkloof / 079 504 2535 /

Chaly’s Cakes and Delights

Chaly’s Cakes and Delights specialise in creating 3D cakes, novelty cakes, ice cream cakes, cake pops and piñata smash cakes. Standard cake flavours from which to choose include chocolate, vanilla, almond, choc chip, carrot, orange, banana and lemon with flavours such as red velvet, hummingbird and marble from the premier range. Cake covering choices include: fondant, marzipan, royal icing, ganache, buttercream and various flavours of mousse. Chaly’s Cakes and Delights also offer gelatin art cakes that are ideal for people with food allergies. Cake orders are only accepted via e-mail.

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Chateaux Gateaux Patisserie

Stepping into Chateaux Gateaux Patisserie is like stepping into a little piece of Europe right here in Pretoria. With fridges and display counters lined with cakes, sweets and indulgent pastries, this is a shop that has perfected the art of pastry. Chateau Gateaux offers a range of conveniently fresh-to-frozen cakes that, if the defrosting guidelines are followed correctly, retains its handmade state and flavour. The signature and to-die-for Chateaux Gateaux cake flavours include Fudge Picasso, Walnut Truffle and Rococo Chocolate.

Details: Glenfair Boulevard, Lynnwood Manor / 012 348 3371 /

Sugar Smith Cakes

Sugar Smith Cakes is a start-to-finish solution for special occasion cakes and sweet treats. The cake designers at Sugar Smith Cakes are passionate about pushing cake-decorating boundaries to turn a client’s dream cake into reality. The creative team specialises in creating beautiful wedding cakes to make that special day even more memorable, and also make exceptional baked goods, including birthday cakes and edible thank you gifts to perfectly round off any party. The standard cake and icing flavour options, including rosewater, oreo ganache and peanut butter, are available.

Details: 082 441 7718 /

Cakes by Karen

Cakes by Karen is proudly owned and run by one-woman team Karen Koekemoer. Her main focus is the freshness of her baked goods but attention to decorating details is also of paramount importance to her. Cakes by Karen specialises in wedding cakes, themed birthday cakes and cupcakes. All cakes are made according to customer requirements selected from a variety of flavours, fillings, coverings and decorative designs. Some of Cakes by Karen’s indulgent cake flavours are Fragrant Passion Fruit (sponge cake, layered with passion fruit curd and white chocolate truffle filling), Bar One Fudge (chocolate sponge layered with caramel and Bar One fudge icing) and Coconut Citrus (chocolate cake layered with white chocolate truffle and lemon curd). Cake orders need to be placed at least three weeks in advance to avoid disappointment.

Details: 083 467 8506 /

Schweet Emporium

Schweet Emporium is a cake wonderland – especially when it comes to themed birthday party cakes. Baking in a range of flavours and designs that include three-tier petal cakes, Barbie doll-themed cakes and Spiderman-themed cakes, Schweet Emporium can help take the stress out of finding the perfect cake for your little one’s birthday party.

Details: 012 653 2489 /

Malberry Cakes Classes

If you’re really into extravagant cakes, why not enrol for a cake decorating class? Malberry Cakes is a well-known wedding cake studio and has been associated with the who’s who of the South African wedding industry, including Jenna Clifford, and now specialise in bespoke cake decorating classes. Classes cover a range of topics from tasty recipes and selecting quality products to specific cake decorating techniques. Classes are available for various levels from amateurs to experienced decorators.

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By Jana van der Linde