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The Artful Baker

Naperville , IL
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Naperville, IL US 60540 (map)

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630-605-7293

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ABOUT US

The Artful Baker creates award winning, exquisitely decorated couture cakes and cookies for your most special occasions.

Hand-painted, amazingly lifelike sugar flowers are... Read more
The Artful Baker creates award winning, exquisitely decorated couture cakes and cookies for your most special occasions.

Hand-painted, amazingly lifelike sugar flowers are our specialty. An artists eye for intricate detail creates these works of art that will add sophistication to any event. Sugar flowers can be preserved forever.

Sumptuous flavor combinations enhance the unique designs and will captivate the senses. All cakes are made from scratch recipes, using the finest ingredients. A complimentary tasting will be scheduled for selecting and tasting cake flavors. Some of our most popular flavors include: A dark chocolate cake filled with raspberry puree, chocolate ganache and topped with a vanilla buttercream. Or a lemon butter cake filled with fresh strawberries and topped with a white chocolate buttercream. Or try a moist carrot cake splashed with rum and topped with a cinnamon buttercream. (just to name a few)

All cakes are 100% custom made. We can create unique flavors just for you!

We offer cookie favors in a variety of flavors. We can design a one of a kind design for your guests. These delicious cookies can be used as thank yous or placecards! The cookies can be personalized, monogrammed and 100% custom as well.

Cake pops are available for your sweets table or parties. These can be decorated to match your theme and packaged for guests to take home. We offer an unlimited variety of flavors! Try dark chocolate toffee pop, or lemon raspberry pop or red velvet.

Cupcakes and mini cakes are available in all of our cake flavors. These little gems can be designed to make a big impact.

Please visit us at www.theartfulbaker.com or find us on facebook for our most up to date work.

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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies, Cupcakes, 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

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Anonymous
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Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Most delicious wedding cake ever...and beautiful! True artistry! We chose the lemon butter cake with raspberry filling and vanilla buttercream, as well as champagne cake with fresh strawberries and vanilla buttercream (served 200). Melts in your mouth! Loved the beautiful ruffled-look icing, and especially loved supporting a local business owner! Great to work with.
Most delicious wedding cake ever...and beautiful! True artistry! We chose the lemon butter cake with raspberry filling and Read more...
Most delicious wedding cake ever...and beautiful! True artistry! We chose the lemon butter cake with raspberry filling and vanilla buttercream, as well as champagne cake with fresh strawberries and vanilla buttercream (served 200). Melts in your mouth! Loved the beautiful ruffled-look icing, and especially loved supporting a local business owner! Great to work with. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Hands down the best cake I've ever had! My wedding cake was gorgeous!
Hands down the best cake I've ever had! My wedding cake was gorgeous!
Hands down the best cake I've ever had! My wedding cake was gorgeous! Read less
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Emma
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
She is a wonderful baker and we had a perfect day thanks to her amazing cake ideas and the delivery. I would recommend her anytime to everyone!
She is a wonderful baker and we had a perfect day thanks to her amazing cake ideas and the delivery. I would recommend her Read more...
She is a wonderful baker and we had a perfect day thanks to her amazing cake ideas and the delivery. I would recommend her anytime to everyone! Read less
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Jenny
Wedding:
9/22/2012
5.0/5.0
Karina is awesome! The cake was so beautiful and delicious! I highly recommend her!
Karina is awesome! The cake was so beautiful and delicious! I highly recommend her!
Karina is awesome! The cake was so beautiful and delicious! I highly recommend her! Read less
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Lidija
Wedding:
6/16/2012
5.0/5.0
I was referred to Karina by a friend. Our consultation was most impressive, she had mini cakes for us to sample, pictures. She was sketching out ideas as we chatted and she was so creative! The flavors she had were incredible, her chocolate cake is fantastic! we had trouble picking a favorite. So she suggested a combination. Karina listened to my ideas and was full of unique suggestions perfect for us. Our cake was beautiful, perfectly me and delicious. Our guests raved! Thank you!
I was referred to Karina by a friend. Our consultation was most impressive, she had mini cakes for us to sample, pictures. Read more...
I was referred to Karina by a friend. Our consultation was most impressive, she had mini cakes for us to sample, pictures. She was sketching out ideas as we chatted and she was so creative! The flavors she had were incredible, her chocolate cake is fantastic! we had trouble picking a favorite. So she suggested a combination. Karina listened to my ideas and was full of unique suggestions perfect for us. Our cake was beautiful, perfectly me and delicious. Our guests raved! Thank you! Read less
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Maggie
Wedding:
5/27/2012
4.8/5.0
Karina made us a custom designed cake for our wedding. She made us a beautiful cake according to our specifications and made elaborate cake toppers out of sugar including flowers, the bride and groom, and our pets. We gave her photos of our pets so the toppers would look like them and she made the bride and groom reminiscent of Tim Burton characters per our request. The other places we had gone to said the bride and groom topper would be too difficult for them to make, but she made them and they turned out great! A lot of the guests came up to us personally just to comment on how good the cake tasted. We got almond, red velvet, and lemon cake all in different tiers with fresh strawberry filling. Several of them especially liked how the fondant tasted, which if you've ever had fondant before is quite impressive (it usually is just for show but doesn't taste good) so if you order a cake from her, I definitely recommend getting it with fondant. On top of the cake looking and tasting great, it was actually cheaper than the other places we looked at too, which made it affordable for us even on our tight budget.
Karina made us a custom designed cake for our wedding. She made us a beautiful cake according to our specifications and Read more...
Karina made us a custom designed cake for our wedding. She made us a beautiful cake according to our specifications and made elaborate cake toppers out of sugar including flowers, the bride and groom, and our pets. We gave her photos of our pets so the toppers would look like them and she made the bride and groom reminiscent of Tim Burton characters per our request. The other places we had gone to said the bride and groom topper would be too difficult for them to make, but she made them and they turned out great! A lot of the guests came up to us personally just to comment on how good the cake tasted. We got almond, red velvet, and lemon cake all in different tiers with fresh strawberry filling. Several of them especially liked how the fondant tasted, which if you've ever had fondant before is quite impressive (it usually is just for show but doesn't taste good) so if you order a cake from her, I definitely recommend getting it with fondant. On top of the cake looking and tasting great, it was actually cheaper than the other places we looked at too, which made it affordable for us even on our tight budget. Read less
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vtomczak
Wedding:
6/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Karina is a magician when it comes to cake! My husband went to the University of Texas and wanted his groomscake to be Bevo (the UT longhorn mascot). Most of his friends who got married had a 2-D outline of Bevo on their wedding cake, but Karina made us an actual 3-D longhorn. I can't tell you how many people were taking pictures of that cake and we were all amazed at the work she did. Numerous times we heard people say that it was the best groom's cake they had ever seen!

It looked amazing, but it also tasted amazing. We went for a tasting and were completely sold! Her cakes look like something you would see on one of those amazing cake shows on TV and they taste great. She also prices her cakes very reasonably.

I knew I wanted to work with her from day 1 so I booked her immediately for our wedding. Since she works from home and by herself, she has a limit to how many cakes she can do per weekend/weekday. So, if you like her work, make sure you book her well in advance - especially during the popular summer wedding months!
Karina is a magician when it comes to cake! My husband went to the University of Texas and wanted his groomscake to be Read more...
Karina is a magician when it comes to cake! My husband went to the University of Texas and wanted his groomscake to be Bevo (the UT longhorn mascot). Most of his friends who got married had a 2-D outline of Bevo on their wedding cake, but Karina made us an actual 3-D longhorn. I can't tell you how many people were taking pictures of that cake and we were all amazed at the work she did. Numerous times we heard people say that it was the best groom's cake they had ever seen!

It looked amazing, but it also tasted amazing. We went for a tasting and were completely sold! Her cakes look like something you would see on one of those amazing cake shows on TV and they taste great. She also prices her cakes very reasonably.

I knew I wanted to work with her from day 1 so I booked her immediately for our wedding. Since she works from home and by herself, she has a limit to how many cakes she can do per weekend/weekday. So, if you like her work, make sure you book her well in advance - especially during the popular summer wedding months! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Karina has a talent that is unmatchable. I had emailed her with a brief description of what I had envisioned with 1-2 photos of examples and she came back with a sketch that took the image RIGHT out of my mind. It was PERFECT! Her responsiveness was so prompt and detailed, I never felt like I was wondering a thing.
On my wedding day, we had a backyard wedding so we were nervous about the cake sitting outside- when she delivered it, IT WAS PERFECTION. This cake is the most BEAUTIFUL cake I had ever dreamed of having and it tasted as magnificent as it looked!! I'm pretty sure every sought me out at the reception JUST to rave about her cake! It was absolutely perfection and exceeded my expectations far better than I could have ever asked! She will be my baker for EVERY event from now on. THANK YOU!!!!
Karina has a talent that is unmatchable. I had emailed her with a brief description of what I had envisioned with 1-2 Read more...
Karina has a talent that is unmatchable. I had emailed her with a brief description of what I had envisioned with 1-2 photos of examples and she came back with a sketch that took the image RIGHT out of my mind. It was PERFECT! Her responsiveness was so prompt and detailed, I never felt like I was wondering a thing.
On my wedding day, we had a backyard wedding so we were nervous about the cake sitting outside- when she delivered it, IT WAS PERFECTION. This cake is the most BEAUTIFUL cake I had ever dreamed of having and it tasted as magnificent as it looked!! I'm pretty sure every sought me out at the reception JUST to rave about her cake! It was absolutely perfection and exceeded my expectations far better than I could have ever asked! She will be my baker for EVERY event from now on. THANK YOU!!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The Artful Baker provided the wedding cake at my daughter's wedding. OMG is all I can say about the flavors and taste of these heavenly creations. My daughter and I worked with Karina regarding the design of the cake. She listened to us and created the most beautiful cake incorporating both of our thoughts. We had a 3 tier, 3 flavor cake. The chocolate peanut butter cake was so moist and so delicious - the best chocolate cake I have tried. Karina also worked with my daughter to create 2 other fabulous layers an orange cake/ salted caramel/ chocolate ganache and an apple cake/ cinnamon rum buttercream. As my daughter did not want the same old flavors. The most impressive part of the Artful Baker is her affordability and her honest excitement in making your creation. She will make a small version of your wedding cake on your 1 year anniversary if you like. Anyone can tell she loves what she does, and she is so much of a professional. I will be recommending The Artful Baker to any and everyone I know. She is top notch, timely, and delivered more than we could have hoped for. If you want a no stess vendor - hire the Artful Baker. You and your Guests will not be disappointed. Believe me when I tell you, it takes alot for me to give someone an A+++++++. Let's say Karina takes the Cake!!!
The Artful Baker provided the wedding cake at my daughter's wedding. OMG is all I can say about the flavors and taste of Read more...
The Artful Baker provided the wedding cake at my daughter's wedding. OMG is all I can say about the flavors and taste of these heavenly creations. My daughter and I worked with Karina regarding the design of the cake. She listened to us and created the most beautiful cake incorporating both of our thoughts. We had a 3 tier, 3 flavor cake. The chocolate peanut butter cake was so moist and so delicious - the best chocolate cake I have tried. Karina also worked with my daughter to create 2 other fabulous layers an orange cake/ salted caramel/ chocolate ganache and an apple cake/ cinnamon rum buttercream. As my daughter did not want the same old flavors. The most impressive part of the Artful Baker is her affordability and her honest excitement in making your creation. She will make a small version of your wedding cake on your 1 year anniversary if you like. Anyone can tell she loves what she does, and she is so much of a professional. I will be recommending The Artful Baker to any and everyone I know. She is top notch, timely, and delivered more than we could have hoped for. If you want a no stess vendor - hire the Artful Baker. You and your Guests will not be disappointed. Believe me when I tell you, it takes alot for me to give someone an A+++++++. Let's say Karina takes the Cake!!! Read less
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