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BIJOUX Fine Cakes

Old Town, Alexandria , VA
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Old Town, Alexandria, VA 22314 US (map)

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703-600-2899

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ABOUT US

Washingtonians can finally mark their special occasions with an unforgettable culinary centerpiece that is equal in design, style and taste. These classic and contemporary creations focus... Read more
Washingtonians can finally mark their special occasions with an unforgettable culinary centerpiece that is equal in design, style and taste. These classic and contemporary creations focus on flavor first, while showcasing our top tier skills for creating couture desserts and cakes. The result is luxurious and decadent pastries and confections that will help you mark the most special of occasions. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies, Dessert Buffet, Groom's Cake, Pastries
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup, Pickup, Tastings
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free
Do you provide customary cakes, such as Croquembouche?
No
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes
Do you offer private tastings or open house tastings?
We hold private tastings in historic Old Town at our sister restaurant, Columbia Firehouse. Our tastings allow you to experience the best that BIJOUX has to offer and includes a sampling of our 6 most popular signature cakes, french macarons, hand dipped chocolates and other bubbly surprises.
What are your tasting hours?
Tastings are held on weekends and by appointment only. Please contact Lead Decorator Alexandra Mudry (alex@bijouxfinecakes.com) for details and to set up an appointment.
Describe how you price, such as by slice or by tier, for your cakes?
Fondant cakes start at $8 per slice but most cakes average between $10-$11 per slice. We offer additional cutting cake for $3.25 per slice. All cakes 3 tiers or taller include a choice of 2 cake flavors.
Does the price include the top tier of the cake?
No, but we will gladly prepare you a 4" anniversary cake when you are ready to celebrate! No need to eat a year-old frozen cake.
Do you offer custom cakes, or do you work with pre-designed styles?
We have both. Our signature designs can be tailored to fit the colors of any event. We also specialize in couture cakes, designed by the executive chef and lead decorator with inspiration from the bride and groom.
What (if any) special ingredients, such as fresh fruits or farm-fresh butter, do you use in your cakes?
We use the highest quality ingredients from butter to chocolate, fruit to nuts. We do our best to work with local and seasonal produce, but also make sure we capture the flavors that our clients want no matter the season. We believe, and think you will agree, that the cake should be as delicious as it is beautiful!
On average, how far in advance of the event do you prepare the cake?
The cake is prepared no more than 2 days before the event. We wait until the last possible moment to ensure the freshest, most delicious cake possible.
How many cakes do you schedule for a typical weekend?
We currently do not take more than 2 weddings per weekend so we can ensure the best service to all our clients.
What (if any) cake accessories, such as a cake stand or cake cutter, do you rent out?
We have several cake stand options and are happy to work with any event coordinator to pick out other rentals as needed.
Do you offer delivery? If yes, how much is your average delivery fee?
Delivery is based on distance and extent of set up. Our delivery average in the DC/Virginia area is $45 and is $55 for Maryland.

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
2.4/5.0
The wedding cake and other items that we ordered looked beautiful and tasted delicious. However, a few details of our order were not executed as we had requested.
The wedding cake and other items that we ordered looked beautiful and tasted delicious. However, a few details of our Read more...
The wedding cake and other items that we ordered looked beautiful and tasted delicious. However, a few details of our order were not executed as we had requested. Read less
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Meghan
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
The lovely Alex and Bijoux fine cakes made us the most beautiful wedding cake. Working with Alex was a true pleasure and I feel so lucky that such a talented artist and chef made the cake for our big day. Alex sat down with me right when we got started to talk about my vision for the cake, she listened to my ideas, made suggestions and we took it from there. Then, was the tasting which was a fun experience in and of itself. Alex brought tons of samples to the tasting so that we could get a sense of their various flavor combinations, get ideas, etc. After the tasting, Alex worked with me to get exactly what we wanted and was very responsive to all of my emails and indecisiveness about flavors :) I still can't get over how incredible our cake both looked and tasted. It was a 4 tier cake with gold icing and cascading ivory flowers. It was almost too pretty to eat and I'm so glad we have pictures of the cake so we can always remember it. Thank you so, so much, Alex and Bijoux!!
The lovely Alex and Bijoux fine cakes made us the most beautiful wedding cake. Working with Alex was a true pleasure and I Read more...
The lovely Alex and Bijoux fine cakes made us the most beautiful wedding cake. Working with Alex was a true pleasure and I feel so lucky that such a talented artist and chef made the cake for our big day. Alex sat down with me right when we got started to talk about my vision for the cake, she listened to my ideas, made suggestions and we took it from there. Then, was the tasting which was a fun experience in and of itself. Alex brought tons of samples to the tasting so that we could get a sense of their various flavor combinations, get ideas, etc. After the tasting, Alex worked with me to get exactly what we wanted and was very responsive to all of my emails and indecisiveness about flavors :) I still can't get over how incredible our cake both looked and tasted. It was a 4 tier cake with gold icing and cascading ivory flowers. It was almost too pretty to eat and I'm so glad we have pictures of the cake so we can always remember it. Thank you so, so much, Alex and Bijoux!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering
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Rebeccah
Wedding:
6/8/2013
4.9/5.0
I found Bijoux Fine Cakes through my reception venue. They were a great find! I ordered both a groom's cake and wedding cake from Bijoux, both of which were top quality. My favorite part about the cakes are their delicious flavors. Rather than the standard, we were able to get a coconut cake with a lemon and cherry curd filling.. yum! Everyone I spoke with at the reception loved it.

Not only were the cakes delicious, they were also beautiful. I did not really know what I wanted my cake to look like and Alex worked with me to come up with a clean and classic design that fit right into reception.

Great service and great tastes!
I found Bijoux Fine Cakes through my reception venue. They were a great find! I ordered both a groom's cake and wedding Read more...
I found Bijoux Fine Cakes through my reception venue. They were a great find! I ordered both a groom's cake and wedding cake from Bijoux, both of which were top quality. My favorite part about the cakes are their delicious flavors. Rather than the standard, we were able to get a coconut cake with a lemon and cherry curd filling.. yum! Everyone I spoke with at the reception loved it.

Not only were the cakes delicious, they were also beautiful. I did not really know what I wanted my cake to look like and Alex worked with me to come up with a clean and classic design that fit right into reception.

Great service and great tastes! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Bijoux is the best choice you could make for your cake and dessert needs for a wedding or any other party! Tiffany and Alex are easy to work with and capable of providing a creative quality product every time. I have a gluten allergy so they were able to make a perfect cake and gluten free desserts for the dessert table at the reception and then came up with a great idea for take-home edible favors for our guests. Everyone at our wedding could not stop talking about the cake and dessert table because it was beautiful and had something for everyone. We have used Bijoux for other special occasions since our wedding and we have been happy every time!
Bijoux is the best choice you could make for your cake and dessert needs for a wedding or any other party! Tiffany and Read more...
Bijoux is the best choice you could make for your cake and dessert needs for a wedding or any other party! Tiffany and Alex are easy to work with and capable of providing a creative quality product every time. I have a gluten allergy so they were able to make a perfect cake and gluten free desserts for the dessert table at the reception and then came up with a great idea for take-home edible favors for our guests. Everyone at our wedding could not stop talking about the cake and dessert table because it was beautiful and had something for everyone. We have used Bijoux for other special occasions since our wedding and we have been happy every time! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Anonymous
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was breathtaking & incredibly delicious! Tiffany is very friendly & super creative - she really took the time to get to know us and helped us articulate what kind of cake we wanted. She even found a way to do something that she had never done before - a topsy turvy cake. The final product was so much more than we ever envisioned (did i mention how delicious it was?? I ate two pieces!) & we still receive compliments on it - thank you Bijoux!!!
Our wedding cake was breathtaking & incredibly delicious! Tiffany is very friendly & super creative - she really took the Read more...
Our wedding cake was breathtaking & incredibly delicious! Tiffany is very friendly & super creative - she really took the time to get to know us and helped us articulate what kind of cake we wanted. She even found a way to do something that she had never done before - a topsy turvy cake. The final product was so much more than we ever envisioned (did i mention how delicious it was?? I ate two pieces!) & we still receive compliments on it - thank you Bijoux!!! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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Dominique
Wedding:
9/18/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I wanted a really dense, old fashioned, moist pound cake with cream cheese frosting and a delicious seasonal filling and that is exactly what we got. Our main priority was to serve a wedding cake that was delicious, as many cakes tend to be pretty but don't taste good. Our almond pound cake with peach filing was exactly what we had in mind. All of our guests commented on how delicious the cake was and they still talk about it to this day. We also had Bijoux put together our dessert table. It was so beautiful and each item was perfectly presented and delicious. We would definitely recommend Bijoux to anyone who not only wants a beautiful presentation, but the most delicious and memorable wedding cake and desserts in the Washington, DC area.
My husband and I wanted a really dense, old fashioned, moist pound cake with cream cheese frosting and a delicious Read more...
My husband and I wanted a really dense, old fashioned, moist pound cake with cream cheese frosting and a delicious seasonal filling and that is exactly what we got. Our main priority was to serve a wedding cake that was delicious, as many cakes tend to be pretty but don't taste good. Our almond pound cake with peach filing was exactly what we had in mind. All of our guests commented on how delicious the cake was and they still talk about it to this day. We also had Bijoux put together our dessert table. It was so beautiful and each item was perfectly presented and delicious. We would definitely recommend Bijoux to anyone who not only wants a beautiful presentation, but the most delicious and memorable wedding cake and desserts in the Washington, DC area. Read less
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