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cake-chicago

Chicago , IL
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1635 W. Walnut
Chicago, IL 60612 US (map)

PHONE

312-850-4530

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ABOUT US

cake sweet food chicago, formerly take the cake, is a small Chicago bakeshop owned by Mary Winslow specializing in wedding cakes and favors. We believe that each and every wedding cake... Read more
cake sweet food chicago, formerly take the cake, is a small Chicago bakeshop owned by Mary Winslow specializing in wedding cakes and favors. We believe that each and every wedding cake should be a reflection of the unique qualities of the couple. We enjoy creating cakes that are personalized and stand the test of time, whether they are inspired by a song, architectural features of a favorite place, or the thoughts and dreams of couple themselves. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup, Pickup, Tastings
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?
yes
What are your tasting hours?
by appointment only
 tuesdays and thursdays 9am-2pm
 wednesdays 12-6pm
Do you offer custom cakes, or do you work with pre-designed styles?
yes
Do you offer delivery? If yes, how much is your average delivery fee?
yes, $75

REVIEWS

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Kelly
Wedding:
10/3/2015
4.7/5.0
Great service, delicious & beautiful cakes, amazing bakers!
A little hard to schedule tasting as they are busy and I do wish they had more than one frosting (Italian meringue butter cream) choice.
Great service, delicious & beautiful cakes, amazing bakers!
A little hard to schedule tasting as they are busy and I Read more...
Great service, delicious & beautiful cakes, amazing bakers!
A little hard to schedule tasting as they are busy and I do wish they had more than one frosting (Italian meringue butter cream) choice. Read less
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Richard
Wedding:
4/11/2015
5.0/5.0
We went for our tasting on the coldest day of the year in February 2015 and were met by 2 of the friendliest people in Mary and Gretchen. From the minute we walked in we knew we were in good hands. As we sat down and began the tasting both of us knew that this was going to be an awesome cake. On the day of the wedding the cake out did our expectations. The design was exactly as was drawn on the day of the tasting. It was so beautiful and elegant with the modern classic look we both were looking for. We hated to cut in to it but did and it tasted awesome. All our guests commented on how well it tasted. We highly recommend that anyone looking for a cake call them and make an appointment.
We went for our tasting on the coldest day of the year in February 2015 and were met by 2 of the friendliest people in Read more...
We went for our tasting on the coldest day of the year in February 2015 and were met by 2 of the friendliest people in Mary and Gretchen. From the minute we walked in we knew we were in good hands. As we sat down and began the tasting both of us knew that this was going to be an awesome cake. On the day of the wedding the cake out did our expectations. The design was exactly as was drawn on the day of the tasting. It was so beautiful and elegant with the modern classic look we both were looking for. We hated to cut in to it but did and it tasted awesome. All our guests commented on how well it tasted. We highly recommend that anyone looking for a cake call them and make an appointment. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Cake was great to work with and we were so pleased on our wedding day!
Cake was great to work with and we were so pleased on our wedding day!
Cake was great to work with and we were so pleased on our wedding day! Read less
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Madeline
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was incredible! We received so many compliments from our guests. The flavor variety was great. The cake tasted so fresh and it looked beautiful.
Our wedding cake was incredible! We received so many compliments from our guests. The flavor variety was great. The cake Read more...
Our wedding cake was incredible! We received so many compliments from our guests. The flavor variety was great. The cake tasted so fresh and it looked beautiful. Read less
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Uma
Wedding:
8/31/2014
5.0/5.0
Our cake was included as part of our package through the Intercontinental Mag Mile. We chose a fudge cake with layers of strawberry cream and milk chocolate cream. The design was lovely and it was the best wedding cake I've ever tasted. Super moist and perfect sweetness. We had numerous guests rave about how delicious it was.
Our cake was included as part of our package through the Intercontinental Mag Mile. We chose a fudge cake with layers of Read more...
Our cake was included as part of our package through the Intercontinental Mag Mile. We chose a fudge cake with layers of strawberry cream and milk chocolate cream. The design was lovely and it was the best wedding cake I've ever tasted. Super moist and perfect sweetness. We had numerous guests rave about how delicious it was. Read less
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Juli
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was beautiful and delicious. A family friend commented it was one of the best cakes she has ever had. They made a smaller, gluten-free cake for us and even that was delicious. One could not tell that it was gluten-free. They make the planning and tasting very easy. They are very personable and accommodating. The cakes tasted exactly as they did on the day of our tasting.
Our wedding cake was beautiful and delicious. A family friend commented it was one of the best cakes she has ever had. Read more...
Our wedding cake was beautiful and delicious. A family friend commented it was one of the best cakes she has ever had. They made a smaller, gluten-free cake for us and even that was delicious. One could not tell that it was gluten-free. They make the planning and tasting very easy. They are very personable and accommodating. The cakes tasted exactly as they did on the day of our tasting. Read less
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Marcy
Wedding:
7/19/2014
5.0/5.0
By far, the best wedding cake I have ever tasted! I might even go so far as to say the best cake period I have ever tasted. The chocolate cake with peanut butter filling is to die for. If you don't like those flavors, the salted caramel or even basic buttercream are all exceptional. Our guests RAVED about the wedding cake. Beautiful to look at and working with Mary was such a pleasure.
By far, the best wedding cake I have ever tasted! I might even go so far as to say the best cake period I have ever Read more...
By far, the best wedding cake I have ever tasted! I might even go so far as to say the best cake period I have ever tasted. The chocolate cake with peanut butter filling is to die for. If you don't like those flavors, the salted caramel or even basic buttercream are all exceptional. Our guests RAVED about the wedding cake. Beautiful to look at and working with Mary was such a pleasure. Read less
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Maciek
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
We used Cake for our wedding cake through the Hilton Orrington. Highly recommended. The tasting was one of the best parts of all the planning, the cake looked exactly as we had specified, and it was delicious. I generally expect wedding cake to be dry and boring. This was one of the best cakes, wedding or otherwise, I have ever had.
We used Cake for our wedding cake through the Hilton Orrington. Highly recommended. The tasting was one of the best parts Read more...
We used Cake for our wedding cake through the Hilton Orrington. Highly recommended. The tasting was one of the best parts of all the planning, the cake looked exactly as we had specified, and it was delicious. I generally expect wedding cake to be dry and boring. This was one of the best cakes, wedding or otherwise, I have ever had. Read less
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nursten
Wedding:
5/3/2014
5.0/5.0
Cake Bakery was great to work with! I was planning my Chicago wedding long distance so emailing ideas and pictures was the best way to describe my vision. They were quick with responding, and open to my feedback on ideas. During planning, I was only able to spend a couple days every couple of months in Chicago. Since their hours are limited on the weekends, Cake set up a tasting "to go" where we got to choose our flavors and fillings and frostings, they pack it up, and we taste at home. We loved two combos of flavors, and with those, they were able to bake two flavors of cupcakes along with a top tier. I received numerous compliments on the cupcakes (about taste and appearance) before the reception even ended! My husband and I are looking forward to eating our anniversary cake, it'll be hard to not thaw it before then!
Cake Bakery was great to work with! I was planning my Chicago wedding long distance so emailing ideas and pictures was the Read more...
Cake Bakery was great to work with! I was planning my Chicago wedding long distance so emailing ideas and pictures was the best way to describe my vision. They were quick with responding, and open to my feedback on ideas. During planning, I was only able to spend a couple days every couple of months in Chicago. Since their hours are limited on the weekends, Cake set up a tasting "to go" where we got to choose our flavors and fillings and frostings, they pack it up, and we taste at home. We loved two combos of flavors, and with those, they were able to bake two flavors of cupcakes along with a top tier. I received numerous compliments on the cupcakes (about taste and appearance) before the reception even ended! My husband and I are looking forward to eating our anniversary cake, it'll be hard to not thaw it before then! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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Tricia
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was gorgeous and tasted amazing! I am still receiving calls about how good the cake was! I will be recommending CAKE to everyone I know.
Our wedding cake was gorgeous and tasted amazing! I am still receiving calls about how good the cake was! I will be Read more...
Our wedding cake was gorgeous and tasted amazing! I am still receiving calls about how good the cake was! I will be recommending CAKE to everyone I know. Read less
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