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Custom Cake Design

Gaithersburg , MD

LOCATION

8535 Ziggy Lane
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 US (map)

PHONE

301-216-1100

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Over 75 cakes on display in the largest showroom in the area.

Over 25 different flavors all delightfully moist.

Invitations,favors,wedding ornaments,cake... Read more
Over 75 cakes on display in the largest showroom in the area.

Over 25 different flavors all delightfully moist.

Invitations,favors,wedding ornaments,cake knives,silver stands rentals.

1st Place Wedding Cake Champion in National Retailer’s Bakery Association Competition.

Our facility is inspected, certified, and licensed as required by the Montgomery County Department of Health, State of Maryland.

We are proud to have provided special cakes for a number of clients, including actors, authors, celebrities, politicians… even the President of the United States.

We hold a monthly open house. You are invited to browse while sampling an assortment of cake flavors.

Check our Chocolate Fondue Fountain prices. All rentals include imported Belgian chocolate, two attendants, dipping sticks and between 13– 16 premium dipping items. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Fruit, Groom's Cake
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?
Both - call our shop for more info
What are your tasting hours?
Sat morning by appointment. T-W-T-F 9:00-3:00 or monthly open house on a Sun. Visit web sight www.CustomCakeDesign.com
Describe how you price, such as by slice or by tier, for your cakes?
By the slice. We round the tier size in the clients favor
Does the price include the top tier of the cake?
We do not charge for the top tier. That is our gift to the couple
Do you offer custom cakes, or do you work with pre-designed styles?
We do custom work or you can pick from designs we have already have done
What (if any) special ingredients, such as fresh fruits or farm-fresh butter, do you use in your cakes?
All ingredient are our secret (if you have a special need we discuss it with you)
On average, how far in advance of the event do you prepare the cake?
Our process starts 7 days in advance but the cakes are baked, iced and decorated three days before the delivery day
How many cakes do you schedule for a typical weekend?
We never take more than we can handle. Depending on season, it can be up to 30 wedding cakes plus novelty cakes
Will you work with the client's florist to garnish the cake?
Yes, of course
What (if any) cake accessories, such as a cake stand or cake cutter, do you rent out?
Silver plateau, spiral and water fountains.
 You are always welcome to stop in an visit our shop.
Do you offer delivery? If yes, how much is your average delivery fee?
delivery starts at $60.00

REVIEWS

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CContreras
Wedding:
5/17/2015
5.0/5.0
Custom cake design did an amazing job on our wedding cake. When we walked in to their bakery we already had the cake designed, and Raquel and Jean were thrilled to make it a reality. Even with the idea in our heads, they helped chose just the right colors and price that fit our budget. The detail that was put in to the cake made us sad to even cut it, it was just so beautiful. Everybody from our wedding complimented the design and how yummy it tasted too. Can't wait to eat our 1 year anniversary cake top!!
Custom cake design did an amazing job on our wedding cake. When we walked in to their bakery we already had the cake Read more...
Custom cake design did an amazing job on our wedding cake. When we walked in to their bakery we already had the cake designed, and Raquel and Jean were thrilled to make it a reality. Even with the idea in our heads, they helped chose just the right colors and price that fit our budget. The detail that was put in to the cake made us sad to even cut it, it was just so beautiful. Everybody from our wedding complimented the design and how yummy it tasted too. Can't wait to eat our 1 year anniversary cake top!! Read less
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Krista
Wedding:
4/10/2015
5.0/5.0
By far the best cake i've ever tasted! They were so easy to work with, customized my cake to how I wanted it to look, and my guests LOVED it. I even ate two slices that night, it was that good. Reasonable pricing, great product. Highly recommended!
By far the best cake i've ever tasted! They were so easy to work with, customized my cake to how I wanted it to look, and Read more...
By far the best cake i've ever tasted! They were so easy to work with, customized my cake to how I wanted it to look, and my guests LOVED it. I even ate two slices that night, it was that good. Reasonable pricing, great product. Highly recommended! Read less
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Cindy
Wedding:
2/14/2015
5.0/5.0
Raquel and her team are super! She had super communication with me and I felt at ease knowing she would create an amazing finished product. We had her create a tower of cupcake with a multitude of themes based on our family, interests and things close to our heart and we had a traditional wedding cake to cut too. The tower was outstanding, just as we pictured and the guests were blown away. Our traditional wedding cake was exactly as I asked and identical to the picture I gave her. I strongly recommend Custom Cake Design! And try the almond flavor...AMAZING!
Raquel and her team are super! She had super communication with me and I felt at ease knowing she would create an amazing Read more...
Raquel and her team are super! She had super communication with me and I felt at ease knowing she would create an amazing finished product. We had her create a tower of cupcake with a multitude of themes based on our family, interests and things close to our heart and we had a traditional wedding cake to cut too. The tower was outstanding, just as we pictured and the guests were blown away. Our traditional wedding cake was exactly as I asked and identical to the picture I gave her. I strongly recommend Custom Cake Design! And try the almond flavor...AMAZING! Read less
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Kelly Anne
Wedding:
12/13/2014
5.0/5.0
The ladies at Custom Cake Design were so helpful and accommodating! I went in to their bakery, newly engaged, trying to find out some information about how my cake would be and they were so eager to help me pick the perfect flavors! I then went back again with my mom and again with my fiance, and never once did they make me feel unwelcome! I was able to email pictures and show the style I was going for. The cake came out PERFECTLY. Exactly what I wanted and the best part, it tasted amazing. I had two parts red velvet, and one part almond butter and it was so delicious. I didn't eat my meal on my wedding day (I was running around and dancing too much) but I was sure to eat two pieces of cake! We kept the top tier in the freezer, and I can't wait to indulge on our one year anniversary! Thank you so much!
The ladies at Custom Cake Design were so helpful and accommodating! I went in to their bakery, newly engaged, trying to Read more...
The ladies at Custom Cake Design were so helpful and accommodating! I went in to their bakery, newly engaged, trying to find out some information about how my cake would be and they were so eager to help me pick the perfect flavors! I then went back again with my mom and again with my fiance, and never once did they make me feel unwelcome! I was able to email pictures and show the style I was going for. The cake came out PERFECTLY. Exactly what I wanted and the best part, it tasted amazing. I had two parts red velvet, and one part almond butter and it was so delicious. I didn't eat my meal on my wedding day (I was running around and dancing too much) but I was sure to eat two pieces of cake! We kept the top tier in the freezer, and I can't wait to indulge on our one year anniversary! Thank you so much! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Raquel is an amazing cake designer and will personally sit down with you to help design the cake of your dreams for your big day. We ended up doing cupcakes instead of the traditional wedding cake but everyone loved them just as much. Our favorite flavors are autumn spice, butter rum, and chocolate. The cake tasting we went too (she has them monthly) was great as you got to see many of her cake designs and try over 10 flavors. We recommend her to everyone.
Raquel is an amazing cake designer and will personally sit down with you to help design the cake of your dreams for your Read more...
Raquel is an amazing cake designer and will personally sit down with you to help design the cake of your dreams for your big day. We ended up doing cupcakes instead of the traditional wedding cake but everyone loved them just as much. Our favorite flavors are autumn spice, butter rum, and chocolate. The cake tasting we went too (she has them monthly) was great as you got to see many of her cake designs and try over 10 flavors. We recommend her to everyone. Read less
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Linda
Wedding:
11/26/2014
5.0/5.0
I ordered this wedding cake on line from Texas. Rachel was so helpful, and the cake was a white simple design # 55 . She added some red roses and baby's breath and an initial to the top of a two tiered cake . Not only was it beautiful, it was delicious...moist cake with a wonderful light fluffy frosting. We were extremely happy with the design and taste!! I recommend them highly!!
I ordered this wedding cake on line from Texas. Rachel was so helpful, and the cake was a white simple design # 55 . She Read more...
I ordered this wedding cake on line from Texas. Rachel was so helpful, and the cake was a white simple design # 55 . She added some red roses and baby's breath and an initial to the top of a two tiered cake . Not only was it beautiful, it was delicious...moist cake with a wonderful light fluffy frosting. We were extremely happy with the design and taste!! I recommend them highly!! Read less
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KarenM
Wedding:
11/7/2014
5.0/5.0
We opted for a cupcake tower for our wedding in lieu of a cake. It was absolutely stunning and elegant. My husband and I went for a tasting on a Saturday morning and roughly 20 flavors of cake were presented to us. The hardest part about working with Custom Cake Design is that, all of the flavors were so delicious, it made it difficult to decide on just three. All of my guests raved about the cupcakes. We ordered 120 for 88 guests and there were only a few left over at the end of the wedding. Overall, they were delicious, beautiful, and reasonably priced. I highly recommend Custom Cake Design for any special event.
We opted for a cupcake tower for our wedding in lieu of a cake. It was absolutely stunning and elegant. My husband and I Read more...
We opted for a cupcake tower for our wedding in lieu of a cake. It was absolutely stunning and elegant. My husband and I went for a tasting on a Saturday morning and roughly 20 flavors of cake were presented to us. The hardest part about working with Custom Cake Design is that, all of the flavors were so delicious, it made it difficult to decide on just three. All of my guests raved about the cupcakes. We ordered 120 for 88 guests and there were only a few left over at the end of the wedding. Overall, they were delicious, beautiful, and reasonably priced. I highly recommend Custom Cake Design for any special event. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/25/2014
5.0/5.0
This place is great. Although my cake was worked into my event package at the hotel, I had a great time going to a tasting at their location. I went to one of their monthly cake tastings, and it was great. They were so nice and accommodating. When I got to a week before the wedding, they were in constant communication with me when I had questions about a cake stand. I am extremely pleased with how the cake turned out and they also handled my delicate cake topper and stand with care.
This place is great. Although my cake was worked into my event package at the hotel, I had a great time going to a tasting Read more...
This place is great. Although my cake was worked into my event package at the hotel, I had a great time going to a tasting at their location. I went to one of their monthly cake tastings, and it was great. They were so nice and accommodating. When I got to a week before the wedding, they were in constant communication with me when I had questions about a cake stand. I am extremely pleased with how the cake turned out and they also handled my delicate cake topper and stand with care. Read less
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Carley
Wedding:
10/18/2014
5.0/5.0
We knew how good our cake was, but I wanted to make sure our guests really had the chance to enjoy it too. We had "cake to go" boxes available and our guests STILL talked about eating the cake slices days after our wedding :)

Chocolate cake with raspberry filling is where it's at! We so highly recommend going with CCD!
We knew how good our cake was, but I wanted to make sure our guests really had the chance to enjoy it too. We had "cake to Read more...
We knew how good our cake was, but I wanted to make sure our guests really had the chance to enjoy it too. We had "cake to go" boxes available and our guests STILL talked about eating the cake slices days after our wedding :)

Chocolate cake with raspberry filling is where it's at! We so highly recommend going with CCD! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Best prices, designs and taste. I found a picture of the cake I wanted on Pinterest on she was able to duplicate it like she made the original herself,
Best prices, designs and taste. I found a picture of the cake I wanted on Pinterest on she was able to duplicate it like Read more...
Best prices, designs and taste. I found a picture of the cake I wanted on Pinterest on she was able to duplicate it like she made the original herself, Read less
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Monthly Bridal Open House And Cake Tasting
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Custom Cake Design holds a monthly open house. With over 68 wedding cakes on display, come browze our large showroom and enjoy a sampling of our 25 delightfully moist cake flavors. While you're here, you may want to sample a fresh strawberry, dipped into our warm Belgian chocolate fountain. You'll also have the opportunity to speak to other vendors: a Photographer, Videogapher, Caterer and Invitation & Wedding accessory specialist will be available at most open houses.
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