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Custom Cakes

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Your celebration deserves a spectacular cake that tastes just as wonderful as it looks. We work closely with you to develop the perfect cake flavor profile and a design that matches your vision. Then our decorators carefully craft each element out of sugar paste or intricate buttercream piping. The results are a stunning centerpiece, perfect for a truly memorable occasion.

Please note: Custom cake designs require 10 days advance notice. Tiered cakes are priced per serving.

Custom Cake Flavors

cake flavors

  • almond

  • chocolate

  • vanilla

  • fudge

  • yellow

  • red velvet

  • carrot

  • banana

  • coconut

  • hazelnut

  • confetti

  • pink berry

  • chocolate chip

  • walnut

  • gluten-free chocolate*

  • gluten-free red velvet*

cake fillings

  • vanilla bean crème brûlée

  • chocolate crème brûlée

  • caramel crème brûlée

  • milk chocolate mousse

  • dark chocolate mousse

  • white chocolate mousse

  • mocha mousse

  • chocolate peanut butter mousse

  • german chocolate frosting

  • cream cheese frosting

  • lemon curd

  • passion fruit curd

  • lemon sabayon

  • key lime

  • tiramisu custard


cake finishes

  • vanilla bean buttercream

  • cream cheese buttercream

  • white chocolate buttercream

  • milk chocolate buttercream

  • salted caramel buttercream

  • hazelnut buttercream

  • german chocolate frosting

  • fondant*

  • chocolate glaze

cake ordering guide

  • 6" for 8 to 10+ Guests

  • 8" for 16 to 20+ Guests

  • 10" for 26 to 30+ Guests

  • 12" for 40 to 46+ Guests

  • 14" for 50 to 60+ Guests

  • 16" for 70 to 85+ Guests

Collection Cakes

Bittersweet's edited collection of simple, beautiful designs, ready to take your celebration to the next level. 

To request a quote for a custom cake, please call 773 929 1100

Custom Cakes

Perfect for theme parties, corporate events or any celebration that needs a one-of-a-kind, show-stopping, head-turning creation.  Chef Mindy and her team have crafted 3D cakes in the shape of guitars and hot dogs, Air Jordans and Chanel bags, unicorns and sports cars, even Wrigley Field (with real working lights)!  Whether your design aesthetic calls for Frank Lloyd Wright-style details or your Game of Thrones theme party says a winter cake is coming, Bittersweet can create a Custom Cake that will be too awesome to eat (but too delicious to resist).

To request a quote for a custom cake, please call 773 929 1100