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Erica OBrien Cake Design

Hamden , CT
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LOCATION

1242 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT US 06517 (map)

PHONE

203-200-0350

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ABOUT US

Erica O’Brien cakes are as unique as they are delicious, and are created for clients like you who have a sophisticated palate. Every cake is baked from scratch using real butter and... Read more
Erica O’Brien cakes are as unique as they are delicious, and are created for clients like you who have a sophisticated palate. Every cake is baked from scratch using real butter and organic ingredients, as are all of the delicous fillings. Your guests will be amazed that cakes this beautiful can taste so good. You are invited for a complimentary tasting and consultation. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cupcakes, Groom's Cake
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup, Tastings
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Organic
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?
All of my tastings are private one-on-one (or two!) consultations
What are your tasting hours?
By appointment
Describe how you price, such as by slice or by tier, for your cakes?
Cakes begin at $7 per serving
Does the price include the top tier of the cake?
No
Do you offer custom cakes, or do you work with pre-designed styles?
All of my work is customized your specifications
What (if any) special ingredients, such as fresh fruits or farm-fresh butter, do you use in your cakes?
European butter, imported chocolate, organic ingredients when available. I make everything from scratch.
On average, how far in advance of the event do you prepare the cake?
The day before
How many cakes do you schedule for a typical weekend?
I only commission one cake per day so I can ensure attendion to detail
Will you work with the client's florist to garnish the cake?
Absolutely
What (if any) cake accessories, such as a cake stand or cake cutter, do you rent out?
At this time, I am not renting out any cake accessories
Do you offer delivery? If yes, how much is your average delivery fee?
Yes. Delivery is $50 per hour

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Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Erica is wonderful and our cake was perfect. Her cake not only looked stunning (and exactly what we had talked about) but it tasted amazing. She uses the most fresh and delicious ingredients and everyone said it was actually YUMMY wedding cake, and not just for show. We had chocolate cake with salted caramel buttercream which was a big hit, and also banana cake with cinnamon buttercream which people said was unusually delicious! We had a wonderful experience tasting with Erica, who was super flexible and creative and responsive. We couldn't be happier choosing Erica for our special day and would recommend her to other couples looking for something both elegant and delicious! A great value, and a perfect cake.
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Deanna
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Erica is wonderful and a true artist. Not only are her cakes beautiful, but they taste delicious! The cake she made for our wedding was exactly what I was envisioning. It was simple and feminine and couldn't have been more perfect. She got the colors just right and the sugar flowers were sweet and beautiful looking. I look forward to ordering from her in the future!! Lucky for me her shop isn't too far away!!!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Erica was absolutely wonderful, and I can't recommend her work enough! Her cakes are both beautiful to look at and delicious! She did both our wedding cake and a surprise groom's cake for my husband, and they came out better than we could have hoped. She was very flexible with our flavor combinations, took care to match the colors we were hoping to have for our flowers and succulents, and was great at communicating through the entire process. She did an amazing Mets-themed groom's cake for my husband, which was the talk of the rehearsal dinner, and she even made a custom buttercream flavor for us when I mentioned that it was his favorite flavor. Everyone kept complimenting us both on the look of the cakes and how delicious they tasted. She prides herself on using real ingredients, and it really shows. She's an artist and a talented baker, and I can't think of anyone else I would have wanted to do the cakes for us!
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Lindsey
Wedding:
7/7/2012
4.9/5.0
Erica was a pleasure to work with. She was the first and only cake vendor we met with. Her cakes are amazing and she is beyond talented. Our wedding cake and the groom's cake she made for us were more than what we excpted. We went with layers of chocolate chip and chocolate cake both with vanilla bean fillings. My husband's cake was an exact replica of his FDNY fire helemt and it looked exactly like the picture I had shown her. All our guests raved about how delicous and fresh the cake was. I would highly suggest doing a tasting with Erica if you are in the process of looking for a wedding cake. I am so happy that we used her!
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Jennifer
Wedding:
6/23/2012
5.0/5.0
Erica's execution of my wedding cake was flawless. My guests walked into the reception's dim room lit by lantern light and their eyes still flew to the cake. I heard 'oohs' and 'ahhs' for the next 20 minutes as they filed in. The quality of the cake and icing was even better than the taste test. And I loved the fondant!

Equally important, she listened to my ideas of having a subtle victorian-industrial design and embraced the challenge. The result was an elegant production of my husband and my personalities, and I couldn't have been more proud of it. Thank you Erica!!
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Monica
Wedding:
5/8/2010
5.0/5.0
We loved out cake design and flavor. It was AMAZING! Exactly how I envisioned it! Thank you so much Erica!
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Cecily
Wedding:
10/23/2009
5.0/5.0
I loved our wedding cake!
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Occorb
Wedding:
10/12/2008
4.8/5.0
Erica truly blew us away with her cake. My fiance and I had a vision of what we wanted the cake to look like. We showed her samples and colors and she ran with it. The cake was better than we had imagined, and all our guests were amazed by the detail. People told us it was the most beautiful and most original cake they had ever seen, and it tasted wonderful! I would love to use Erica's services again. Maybe in the future for our baby shower!
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Mike
Wedding:
8/1/2008
4.9/5.0
Tasty and beautiful!
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C Star
Wedding:
9/1/2007
5.0/5.0
Erica did a sensational job on our wedding cake!! We did something very personalized and very un-traditional and she delivered more than we expected. She was a pleasure to work with, she really listened to what we wanted. Her cakes also taste amazing!! She has a large list of flavors and we were able to have flavors that you don't see at every wedding. I would highly recommend her to all my friends and family.
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