10 Best Cake Shops in Colorado

When it comes to planning a special occasion, the right cake is essential. In Colorado, there are a number of incredible bakeries that create one-of-a-kind, made-in-house cakes. From classic flavors like vanilla and chocolate to more unique concoctions and designs, you’re sure to find the perfect cake at these 10 best cake shops in Colorado.

1. Batter Up Cakes, Greeley, CO

Get a custom cake made in-house and from scratch at Batter Up Cakes in Greeley. From wedding cakes, to birthday cakes, to other custom desserts, Batter Up can create not only a delicious creation but also a beautiful one. This cake shop offers classic flavors like chocolate and carrot cake along with unique flavors like maple bacon and sopapilla.

2. Little London Cake Shoppe, Colorado Springs, CO

Little London Cake Shoppe has made a name for itself by not only offering delicious cakes but also by being featured on the Food Network. The owner and baker from Little London Cake Shoppe won $10,000 on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” With over 35 years of experience, it's no wonder why this cake shop has become one of the best in the Centennial State. 

3. Azucar Bakery, Denver, CO

Azúcar is a family-owned bakery in the Mile High City. Find a variety of treats here along with custom-made cakes. This Peruvian bakery and cafe is the only Peruvian bake shop in Denver. Head to Azúcar for a quick cupcake, a Peruvian dessert or an extravagant cake inspired from your own design. 

4. Boonzaaijer’s Dutch Bakery, Colorado Springs, CO

Established in 1999, Boonzaaijer’s has grown into a popular cake shop in Colorado Springs. Stephen Boonzaaijer, the owner of Boonzaaijer’s Dutch Bakery, is a fourth generation baker and grew up in a bakery. After apprenticing in European bakeries, Boonzaaijer opened his own shop. This cake shop specializes in Bavarian creme-filled cakes, including wedding cakes and custom cakes. 

5. Butterhorn Bakery & Cafe, Frisco, CO

This breakfast and lunch hotspot also makes some of the most incredible cakes found in Colorado. Butterhorn Bakery and Cafe has been in operation for 40 years. Made from scratch, Butterhorn’s cakes vary from small six-inch cakes to large wedding cakes.  

6. Nothing Bundt Cakes, Multiple locations

This cake shop may be a nationwide chain but Nothing Bundt Cakes still pleases Coloradans with fresh, incredible bundt cakes. From small bunts the size of cupcakes to beautiful bundts for weddings, these delicious cakes are sure to please. With a number of locations scattered across the state, residents of the Centennial State can purchase a great bundt cake for their next special occasion. 

7. Gateaux Specialty Cakes & Pastries

The cakes from Gateaux Specialty Cakes & Pastries are all made from culinary bakers. Occasions like birthdays and weddings are taken seriously here, and the bakers at Gateaux strive to create the perfect pastry that you had in mind. This woman-owned business has been named one of the best bakeries in Denver by 5280 Magazine for multiple years and has been featured on the Food Network. 

8. Cake Crumbs, Denver, CO

Cake Crumbs doesn’t just serve up delicious cakes but also sandwiches and salads too. For a custom cake, head to the Park Hill location. But if you want a sweet treat on the go, hit up Cake Crumbs’ food truck for a cupcake or two. Cake Crumbs’ cakes vary from a simple vanilla cake to a beautifully-decorated, multi-tiered cake creation. 

9. Susan’s Bakery, Boulder, CO

A cake from Susan’s Bakery in Boulder makes even the simplest occasion special. Although this bakery doesn’t make cakes for weddings, you can still purchase a cake for other occasions like anything from a birthday to a new job. With a long list of flavors to choose from, anything from the classics to unique flavors like lemon orange or green tea, Susan’s Bakery will make a delicious cake catered to your specific taste buds. Susan’s Bakery will even create gluten-free cake too. 

10. Marigold Cafe & Bakery, Colorado Springs, CO

Marigold Cafe makes all baked goods in house. Enjoy lunch or dinner at the cafe and then take a delicious cake home for your special occasion, no matter if it's a wedding or baby shower. Marigold has signature cakes that are regularly presented in the bakery like mousse cakes, cheesecakes and favorites like carrot cakes and chocolate cakes.

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