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Fleckenstein's Bakery

Mokena , IL
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LOCATION

19225 S. LaGrange Road
Mokena, IL 60448 US (map)

PHONE

708-479-5256

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ABOUT US

Fleckenstein's Bakery is well known in the south Chicagoland Area for creating the finest wedding cakes available thanks to the hard work of our devoted team of Bob, Joan, Ray, and Ross... Read more
Fleckenstein's Bakery is well known in the south Chicagoland Area for creating the finest wedding cakes available thanks to the hard work of our devoted team of Bob, Joan, Ray, and Ross Fleckenstein. They insist that a wedding cake is not created more than 24 hours in advance of the reception. They work long hours on the weekend to ensure the freshest cake for your wedding. Typically, while you are at your dress rehearsal, they haven't even started your cake yet. This isn't reason to fret, but to relax, knowing that we will take care of everything and have perfect timing with our delivery. The family team pays every attention to detail, which starts with the baking of the delicious cake layers. Fleckenstein's Bakery engineers and assembles those layers from the bottom up to create a cake that is structurally sound and stands the test of time (unless a tipsy guest falls into the table!). They will beautifully ice your cake to a smooth as glass finish. Finally, your cake is decorated with the utmost precision and patience. After the cake is completed at the bakery, your cake is carefully driven to the hall and set up by Ray or Ross. Bob, Joan, Ray, and Ross feel that creating your wedding cake is the most important job they do. It is because they feel this way that they leave nothing to chance and personally do all the work on your cake. After all, their reputation is at stake. Read less
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What types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Groom's Cake, Pastries
What services do you provide?
Consultations, Delivery, Setup
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes

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Private User
Wedding:
7/31/2015
2.6/5.0
I ordered 60 cupcakes and a small 8 inch cutting cake for my wedding. I love cupcakes and this fit my personality perfectly. When I went in to meet with the man who does the wedding cakes, I told him what I had in mind. The response I got to my cupcake request was appalling. He rolled his eyes and looked annoyed. He even said "You're REALLY going to give your guests cupcakes?". I said yes I want cupcakes and then a small cutting cake...once he realized that I was serious he quickly scribbled down a bunch of stuff without even asking me what kind of wedding cake I wanted! I finally had to ask if I could get fudge filling in my cake and then he looked aggravated once again because he had to write out a new ticket for it. My cake was very good, but only go here if you want a big fancy wedding cake. They like to make money more than they like to treat their customers with respect.
I ordered 60 cupcakes and a small 8 inch cutting cake for my wedding. I love cupcakes and this fit my personality Read more...
I ordered 60 cupcakes and a small 8 inch cutting cake for my wedding. I love cupcakes and this fit my personality perfectly. When I went in to meet with the man who does the wedding cakes, I told him what I had in mind. The response I got to my cupcake request was appalling. He rolled his eyes and looked annoyed. He even said "You're REALLY going to give your guests cupcakes?". I said yes I want cupcakes and then a small cutting cake...once he realized that I was serious he quickly scribbled down a bunch of stuff without even asking me what kind of wedding cake I wanted! I finally had to ask if I could get fudge filling in my cake and then he looked aggravated once again because he had to write out a new ticket for it. My cake was very good, but only go here if you want a big fancy wedding cake. They like to make money more than they like to treat their customers with respect. Read less
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Fleckenstein's Bakery responded with the following comments:

Hello "Private User". We are sorry that you had an unpleasant experience ordering your wedding cupcakes. The man who took your order is Mr. Fleckenstein and he is 80 years-young. Although I believe that is how you felt while ordering, I don't think I ever saw Mr. Fleckenstein roll his eyes. He is usually very reserved, calm, and accommodating. I hope you continue to rely on FLECKENSTEIN'S BAKERY for your baking needs.
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Jessica
Wedding:
10/3/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I ordered our wedding cake from Fleckenstein's and we absolutely love the cake-they did such a wonderful job decorating it the way we wanted it and it tasted absolutely wonderful-we are usually not cake eaters! Their baked goods are great as well, we would get a donut or a chocolate pecan every time we would come in there.
My husband and I ordered our wedding cake from Fleckenstein's and we absolutely love the cake-they did such a wonderful Read more...
My husband and I ordered our wedding cake from Fleckenstein's and we absolutely love the cake-they did such a wonderful job decorating it the way we wanted it and it tasted absolutely wonderful-we are usually not cake eaters! Their baked goods are great as well, we would get a donut or a chocolate pecan every time we would come in there. Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
8/30/2014
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful, and it tasted just as great! Not a single slice of cake went un-eaten, which is saying something since we had ~100 guests and the cake was supposed to feed 125! We had one tier lemon cake/lemon filling, and the other tier was white cake/raspberry. Great people to work with. Highly recommend!!
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful, and it tasted just as great! Not a single slice of cake went un-eaten, which is Read more...
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful, and it tasted just as great! Not a single slice of cake went un-eaten, which is saying something since we had ~100 guests and the cake was supposed to feed 125! We had one tier lemon cake/lemon filling, and the other tier was white cake/raspberry. Great people to work with. Highly recommend!! Read less
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Arnae
Wedding:
11/16/2013
5.0/5.0
To say that my cake was amazing would be an understatement. Not only was my cake beautiful, but it tasted great also! I received so many compliments on my cake. Mr. Fleckenstein took the exact picture I had in my head and brought it to life. I would definitely choose Fleckenstein's for any other events I have in the future.
To say that my cake was amazing would be an understatement. Not only was my cake beautiful, but it tasted great also! I Read more...
To say that my cake was amazing would be an understatement. Not only was my cake beautiful, but it tasted great also! I received so many compliments on my cake. Mr. Fleckenstein took the exact picture I had in my head and brought it to life. I would definitely choose Fleckenstein's for any other events I have in the future. Read less
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Brooke
Wedding:
10/19/2013
5.0/5.0
I got cupcakes for my wedding along with a small cake. The cupcakes and cake were both beautiful and tasted delicious, also they were very inexpensive.
I got cupcakes for my wedding along with a small cake. The cupcakes and cake were both beautiful and tasted delicious, Read more...
I got cupcakes for my wedding along with a small cake. The cupcakes and cake were both beautiful and tasted delicious, also they were very inexpensive. Read less
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Jacquelyn
Wedding:
9/21/2013
2.5/5.0
The owner asked me how many people I am having at my wedding, I told him 158. So he said that I need a cake for 165. I said not everyone eats cake and I don't want to waste any. He would NOT allow me to get a cake any smaller then 165. He told me that I need to save the top layer to eat on my 1st anniversary. I told him I rather just have the top layer be apart of the cake I am serving on my wedding day. He would NOT allow me to include the top layer for my head cake. My cake was all white with Roses coming down the front. The Flowers SHOULD HAVE BEEN a deep fall colors, the roses came out NEON!!!!! He had my wedding color samples. I was mortified when I saw my cake!....... The end of the night HALF of my wedding cake was thrown away and so was the top layer!!!!!!! I was pissed to waste that much cake!!!!!!
The owner asked me how many people I am having at my wedding, I told him 158. So he said that I need a cake for 165. I Read more...
The owner asked me how many people I am having at my wedding, I told him 158. So he said that I need a cake for 165. I said not everyone eats cake and I don't want to waste any. He would NOT allow me to get a cake any smaller then 165. He told me that I need to save the top layer to eat on my 1st anniversary. I told him I rather just have the top layer be apart of the cake I am serving on my wedding day. He would NOT allow me to include the top layer for my head cake. My cake was all white with Roses coming down the front. The Flowers SHOULD HAVE BEEN a deep fall colors, the roses came out NEON!!!!! He had my wedding color samples. I was mortified when I saw my cake!....... The end of the night HALF of my wedding cake was thrown away and so was the top layer!!!!!!! I was pissed to waste that much cake!!!!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
This bakery by far had some of the best cake I have ever tasted. In addition to the taste they did a beautiful job creating what we wanted. We also weren't sure what to get in the beginning and the staff was very helpful with suggesting and letting us take our time to decide.
This bakery by far had some of the best cake I have ever tasted. In addition to the taste they did a beautiful job Read more...
This bakery by far had some of the best cake I have ever tasted. In addition to the taste they did a beautiful job creating what we wanted. We also weren't sure what to get in the beginning and the staff was very helpful with suggesting and letting us take our time to decide. Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
The best cakes around! I have been going to Fleckenstein's for years...but our wedding cake and the cupcakes were BEYOND what we ever thought they would be. The cake was gorgeous and matched our colors exactly. It was simple and elegant...and delicious! We also had 200 cupcakes ordered of all different flavors and each and every one was heavenly! All of our guests enjoyed them thoroughly and even snuck a few home in their goodie bags. :)
The best cakes around! I have been going to Fleckenstein's for years...but our wedding cake and the cupcakes were BEYOND Read more...
The best cakes around! I have been going to Fleckenstein's for years...but our wedding cake and the cupcakes were BEYOND what we ever thought they would be. The cake was gorgeous and matched our colors exactly. It was simple and elegant...and delicious! We also had 200 cupcakes ordered of all different flavors and each and every one was heavenly! All of our guests enjoyed them thoroughly and even snuck a few home in their goodie bags. :) Read less
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Jessi
Wedding:
10/2/2011
5.0/5.0
If I could give these guys six or seven stars I absolutely would! First off, I have never tasted more delicious wedding cake in my entire life. It was completely unique and different from any of the other bakery's we went to when deciding on our cake.

And the Fleckenstein's were great to work with. We wanted a combination of a couple of pictures we had seen and they worked with us to get it all exactly right. They are very professional and they clearly know what they are doing; it was nice to be able to count on them to get everything cake-related handled.
If I could give these guys six or seven stars I absolutely would! First off, I have never tasted more delicious wedding Read more...
If I could give these guys six or seven stars I absolutely would! First off, I have never tasted more delicious wedding cake in my entire life. It was completely unique and different from any of the other bakery's we went to when deciding on our cake.

And the Fleckenstein's were great to work with. We wanted a combination of a couple of pictures we had seen and they worked with us to get it all exactly right. They are very professional and they clearly know what they are doing; it was nice to be able to count on them to get everything cake-related handled. Read less
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Desperate Groom
Wedding:
9/16/2011
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful. Wonderful moist red velvet cake with a delicious cream cheese icing. White icing with a red border, and a "rose waterfall". It was exactly what we had in mind for our wedding cake. Plenty of cake for all of our guests and of course the top for the first anniversay. Great cake for the price and a wonderful bakery that has been there for a long time and will be there for a long time to come!
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful. Wonderful moist red velvet cake with a delicious cream cheese icing. White Read more...
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful. Wonderful moist red velvet cake with a delicious cream cheese icing. White icing with a red border, and a "rose waterfall". It was exactly what we had in mind for our wedding cake. Plenty of cake for all of our guests and of course the top for the first anniversay. Great cake for the price and a wonderful bakery that has been there for a long time and will be there for a long time to come! Read less
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