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La Joconde Cakes

Portland , OR
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LOCATION

925 NW 19th Ave. #E
Portland, OR 97209 US (map)

PHONE

503-481-4539

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

La Joconde Cakes is the top custom cake bakery in Portland. We design and make gorgeous and delicious wedding cakes, and cakes custom designed to complement any celebration - from... Read more
La Joconde Cakes is the top custom cake bakery in Portland. We design and make gorgeous and delicious wedding cakes, and cakes custom designed to complement any celebration - from anniversaries and birthdays, quinceaneras, bridal and baby showers, to corporate events.

La Joconde has been known for the best and most elegant designs since 2006, and our cakes have been featured in several wedding magazines and on various bridal shows in Portland.

La Joconde Cakes is located in NW Portland, between the Pearl and Nob Hill. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

What types of desserts do you provide?
Cakes, Croquembouche, Groom's Cake
What services do you provide?
Consultations, Custom Cake Design, Delivery, Setup
What cake items do you provide?
Cake Stands
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free
What special ingredients do you use?
Fresh Fruit, Local
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Amanda
Wedding:
9/3/2016
5.0/5.0
Jutta is truly an artist when it comes to her cakes! For my wedding I wanted something classic and elegant without having to use fondant. Within our first meeting Jutta had designed my dream cake simply with a pencil and a quick sketch. Her cake flavors were delicious and different. The wedding cake was five tiers and she was able to incorporate tiny pearls she made out of frosting all over it was an incredible cake. She also designed and made a fun grooms cake for the wedding as well. I am looking forward to eating the top layer of our wedding cake next year on our anniversary!
Jutta is truly an artist when it comes to her cakes! For my wedding I wanted something classic and elegant without having Read more...
Jutta is truly an artist when it comes to her cakes! For my wedding I wanted something classic and elegant without having to use fondant. Within our first meeting Jutta had designed my dream cake simply with a pencil and a quick sketch. Her cake flavors were delicious and different. The wedding cake was five tiers and she was able to incorporate tiny pearls she made out of frosting all over it was an incredible cake. She also designed and made a fun grooms cake for the wedding as well. I am looking forward to eating the top layer of our wedding cake next year on our anniversary! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
7/31/2016
5.0/5.0
Jutta made us a beautiful and delicious cake which she delivered and then decorated with fresh flowers delivered by our florist. She had spent a lot of time designing a cake with me earlier and yet was flexible enough to change the design after I changed my mind about how I wanted the cake to look. My family and friends were wowed by the cake's appearance and it's delicious taste.. I would not hesitate to order another cake from her!
Jutta made us a beautiful and delicious cake which she delivered and then decorated with fresh flowers delivered by our Read more...
Jutta made us a beautiful and delicious cake which she delivered and then decorated with fresh flowers delivered by our florist. She had spent a lot of time designing a cake with me earlier and yet was flexible enough to change the design after I changed my mind about how I wanted the cake to look. My family and friends were wowed by the cake's appearance and it's delicious taste.. I would not hesitate to order another cake from her! Read less
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Annie
Wedding:
4/30/2016
5.0/5.0
After having another baker cancel on me, I found Jutta Bach's gorgeous studio in the Pearl. Her expertise and professionalism was evident from the start. This is not the kind of baker who would cancel on you or not return a phone call.
She is immensely talented and her cakes are divine not only in taste but her architectual background shows in her beautiful designs.
After having another baker cancel on me, I found Jutta Bach's gorgeous studio in the Pearl. Her expertise and Read more...
After having another baker cancel on me, I found Jutta Bach's gorgeous studio in the Pearl. Her expertise and professionalism was evident from the start. This is not the kind of baker who would cancel on you or not return a phone call.
She is immensely talented and her cakes are divine not only in taste but her architectual background shows in her beautiful designs. Read less
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JM
Wedding:
4/16/2016
5.0/5.0
I'm writing this review at the stage of having just had our tasting and design consultation, and I'm already wowed! Jutta, the owner and chef, opened her studio for us on a Sunday to accommodate our difficult schedules. She had created a special recipe for us based on information about our tastes she had elicited prior in emails. It was incredible; like a little bite of heaven. In fact, the hardest part so far was choosing flavors for different layers from such a wide array of absolutely divine and unique recipes. She is preparing a sketch for our approval based on discussion of design preferences, and we can hardly wait to see what is surely going to be the crowning element of the serving table at our reception. She obviously not only cares about her work, but also about her clients. I cannot praise LaJaconde highly enough.
I'm writing this review at the stage of having just had our tasting and design consultation, and I'm already wowed! Jutta, Read more...
I'm writing this review at the stage of having just had our tasting and design consultation, and I'm already wowed! Jutta, the owner and chef, opened her studio for us on a Sunday to accommodate our difficult schedules. She had created a special recipe for us based on information about our tastes she had elicited prior in emails. It was incredible; like a little bite of heaven. In fact, the hardest part so far was choosing flavors for different layers from such a wide array of absolutely divine and unique recipes. She is preparing a sketch for our approval based on discussion of design preferences, and we can hardly wait to see what is surely going to be the crowning element of the serving table at our reception. She obviously not only cares about her work, but also about her clients. I cannot praise LaJaconde highly enough. Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
6/28/2014
4.4/5.0
Jutta is wonderful. We met with her to design an unusual cake request: a Norwegian kransekake and four smaller cakes for our wedding of 200. The cake flavors she had prepared for us to sample were all dreamy (lavender soaked pear , lemon raspberry, chocolate mocha, brown sugar bourbon, and several others, each covered in perfect European-style buttercream). Her cakes aren't as sweet as most cakes (European style), and the flavors are exquisite. After choosing our flavors, we explained our visual ideas and with a few artful color pencil strokes, she'd sketched my vision exactly. The cakes were amazing the day of and looked exactly like we'd imagined (decorated only with elegantly textured buttercreams and fresh flowers).
Jutta is wonderful. We met with her to design an unusual cake request: a Norwegian kransekake and four smaller cakes for Read more...
Jutta is wonderful. We met with her to design an unusual cake request: a Norwegian kransekake and four smaller cakes for our wedding of 200. The cake flavors she had prepared for us to sample were all dreamy (lavender soaked pear , lemon raspberry, chocolate mocha, brown sugar bourbon, and several others, each covered in perfect European-style buttercream). Her cakes aren't as sweet as most cakes (European style), and the flavors are exquisite. After choosing our flavors, we explained our visual ideas and with a few artful color pencil strokes, she'd sketched my vision exactly. The cakes were amazing the day of and looked exactly like we'd imagined (decorated only with elegantly textured buttercreams and fresh flowers). Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
6/21/2014
4.7/5.0
Jutta is an artist! We wanted something unique and special for our wedding, la joconde fit the bill. Jutta had done macaron cake layers before and with her flavor combinations we hit everyone's taste preferences at the wedding. She matched our colors and made something simple look amazing.
Jutta is an artist! We wanted something unique and special for our wedding, la joconde fit the bill. Jutta had done Read more...
Jutta is an artist! We wanted something unique and special for our wedding, la joconde fit the bill. Jutta had done macaron cake layers before and with her flavor combinations we hit everyone's taste preferences at the wedding. She matched our colors and made something simple look amazing. Read less
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Angie
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was amazing, very beautiful, and tasted incredible!!! Jutta was very easy to work with and helped us design the wedding cake of our dreams!

Angie & Justin
Our wedding cake was amazing, very beautiful, and tasted incredible!!! Jutta was very easy to work with and helped us Read more...
Our wedding cake was amazing, very beautiful, and tasted incredible!!! Jutta was very easy to work with and helped us design the wedding cake of our dreams!

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Sophia
Wedding:
8/18/2013
5.0/5.0
Jutta did a fantasic job with our wedding cake! We had a very unique Mario themed cake which we custom designed with her in her bakery several months before the wedding. The day of it came out exactly as we dreamed, but better! And it tasted great too... our only regret is not being able to eat more the day of... so we plan on contacted her again for an anniversary cake next summer :)
Jutta did a fantasic job with our wedding cake! We had a very unique Mario themed cake which we custom designed with her Read more...
Jutta did a fantasic job with our wedding cake! We had a very unique Mario themed cake which we custom designed with her in her bakery several months before the wedding. The day of it came out exactly as we dreamed, but better! And it tasted great too... our only regret is not being able to eat more the day of... so we plan on contacted her again for an anniversary cake next summer :) Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
I was setup with La Joconde through Vibrant tables and Events, I worked with Jutta on the cake design and flavors. I found a cake that I loved online and sent Jutta the picture. They helped us get the design of the cake I loved with in our budget. The cake came out beautifully and tasked great! They responded quickly to me via email and were very understanding to any questions that I had.
I was setup with La Joconde through Vibrant tables and Events, I worked with Jutta on the cake design and flavors. I found Read more...
I was setup with La Joconde through Vibrant tables and Events, I worked with Jutta on the cake design and flavors. I found a cake that I loved online and sent Jutta the picture. They helped us get the design of the cake I loved with in our budget. The cake came out beautifully and tasked great! They responded quickly to me via email and were very understanding to any questions that I had. Read less
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Kristina
Wedding:
7/21/2013
4.8/5.0
The most amazing cake I could have ever dreamed! It was loved by all, a centerpiece of our Reception like none other I could imagine and we can't wait to reflect back on our day in another way on our first anniversary by enjoying it again with some champagne!
The most amazing cake I could have ever dreamed! It was loved by all, a centerpiece of our Reception like none other I Read more...
The most amazing cake I could have ever dreamed! It was loved by all, a centerpiece of our Reception like none other I could imagine and we can't wait to reflect back on our day in another way on our first anniversary by enjoying it again with some champagne! Read less
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