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The Bake Works

Northfield , NJ
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LOCATION

1205 Tilton Road
Northfield, NJ US 08225 (map)

PHONE

609-407-6000

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Who we are...
The Scamoffa sisters founded a unique cake company called The Bake Works, providing clients with customized and delicious desserts that are prepared to their... Read more
Who we are...
The Scamoffa sisters founded a unique cake company called The Bake Works, providing clients with customized and delicious desserts that are prepared to their specifications. Using superior ingredients and culinary expertise, The Bake Works provides complete satisfaction and top notch customer service. The creations reflect passion for artful presentation and extraordinary taste.
What we do…
wedding cakes, favors, sweet tables, seating charts, grooms cakes, cookies,
shower cakes, brownies, candy bars, bride & groom strawberries,
rehearsal dinner cakes, birthday cakes,cupcakes, celebration cakes Read less

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INFO FOR FAVORS & GIFTS

Do you offer a catalog of products or custom products?
Custom Products
Do you handle design, printing, and assembly?
Design

INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies, Cupcakes, Groom's Cake, Pastries
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup, Pickup, Tastings
Do you provide customary cakes, such as Croquembouche?
Yes
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes

REVIEWS

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Susan
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Best cake ever, Beautiful and delicious!!
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Tara
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
My wedding cake came out great!
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Melissa
Wedding:
4/11/2014
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was absolutely fabulous and delicious! The entire team at the Bake Works was open to our ideas, and what they provided was even more beautiful than we could have imagined. We had a spinning tire grooms cake kicking up mud on my beautiful 3-tier wedding cake and the crowd loved it! They stuck to our budget and delivered an amazing cake. The Bake Works girls were definitely the best choice and I would recommend them to anyone!
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Stephen
Wedding:
3/8/2014
5.0/5.0
They had the best tasting cake along with a beautiful looking end product.
They also did a grooms cake for the rehearsal dinner and that too came out great
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Amy
Wedding:
11/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Our cupcake cake was a hit!!! Appearance and taste!!!!
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Cookie
Wedding:
9/29/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda and her staff are wonderful! They produce the best cakes in New Jersey or anywhere.. We get every cake for every occasional Bake Works. So, when we were getting married it wasn't even a question. Amanda and her staff made our ideas about our cake come true. It was beautiful ! And every person at our wedding raved about the cake. Thanks to Bake Works for an absolutely beautiful and delicious wedding cake
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Abby
Wedding:
9/21/2013
5.0/5.0
Amanda an The Bakeworks did a fantastic job on our cake. It was absolutely stunning. We had four tiers and each were a different flavor. People were raving about all of them!
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Alayna
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works is delicious! My wedding cake was not only beautiful, but delicious also. We also had them make an assortment of small desserts for the wedding. Each one was better than the next. The staff was friendly and responsive as we emailed to nail down the details of our big day! It was a great experience overall! Check them out!
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Justine
Wedding:
7/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Since I was planning my wedding from out of town I only had two days to visit a variety of cake shops. I was nervous that I was not going to find one in that amount of time, but as soon as I met Amanda I knew I had found my bakery. The tasting presentation was above any other tasting we had gone to, but you will have to find out why it was so amazing when you book a tasting there! I was able to couple my tastes with my husbands to create our wedding cake. Since my wedding reception was outside, Amanda was accommodating and delivered it just a half hour before the reception! It looked beautiful and tasted delicious. I cannot tell you how many people commented on how good the cake was. I have to say that this is not something that is typical in Pittsburgh, which is where I am from. Usually the cake doesn't even get eaten. I had a table with over 40 dozen cookies and people still ate cake because so many guests were raving about it. I highly recommend Bake Works. Great price, excellent service, and outstanding product.
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Their cakes were wonderful. Every flavor we tried we absolutely loved. The cake came on time, the price was right, and it looked absolutely beautiful! I could not have asked for anything better. They worked with my budget and fit what I wanted into that. They also made a call about a week prior to my event to make sure the information they had was what we still wanted. They were fantastic to work with!
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Meghan
Wedding:
6/20/2013
5.0/5.0
The cake was amazing! Not only did it taste delicious but the cake was more beautiful than I pictured and was delicious!
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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jennifer
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works made us the most beautiful wedding cake that we have ever seen. Amanda took the time to sit down with us and design exactly what we wanted. The cake tasting was a wonderful experience and they had a large variety of flavors to choose from. They also made our Grooms Cake which they created by looking at some pictures that we submitted and the cake not only looked exactly like the pictures but tasted delicious. Thank you again to The Bake Works for the delicious and beautiful creations that you made for our most important day.
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Tiffany
Wedding:
5/25/2013
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works makes the most amazing cakes and every flavor was absolutely divine! We had a hard time choosing for our wedding cake but with help from Amanda we were able to get our own personal touch in it. We had a beach themed cake and they made it even better than I had envisioned. The pricing was very reasonable and compared to other bakeries The Bake Works is by far the most professional and more importantly had the freshest and tastiest cakes. I recommend this vendor to anyone in need of a wedding cake or even just something for a celebration.
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Katharine
Wedding:
5/19/2013
5.0/5.0
We decided to have cupcakes instead of a traditional wedding cake. After tasting at least 15 different combinations, we were able to narrow it down to four selections. They also set up the display at the reception and everyone was in awe of how beautiful it was. Very reasonable in cost and our guests are still raving about how delicious the cupcakes were!
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Melissa
Wedding:
5/17/2013
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works bakery happened to already work with my venue (The Smithville Inn) and I could not have been happier with the cake! We didn't want anything too extravagant yet wanted it to be beautiful of course. We worked with Amanda and she was amazing! So friendly and always quick to respond. She did just what we wanted with our cake and even let us be part of it by providing a few extras used to help decorate the cake. And the taste....delicious! We did a traditional black and white cake with the butter cream icing, but when we went for our tasting we didn't dislike anything. I'm so happy our venue was already contracted to work with this bakery!
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Denise
Wedding:
5/4/2013
5.0/5.0
I worked with the Bake Works for my wedding cake and couldn't have been happier. The was included with a package from the venue which made me a little nervous at first. However, all of my fears went away as soon as we went to the tasting. Their cakes were amazing! It was really hard to choose a flavor. We went with the red velvet cake and cream cheese icing and my mouth is still watering just thinking about it. I brought a picture of a cake design that I really liked and they easily accommodated me. The baker even sounded excited to do the design work on the cake which was really nice. All of my guests commented on how good the cake was. The venue coordinator even stated that this was one of the only weddings when there was no leftover cake! All of the guests cleared their plates.
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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Kathleen
Wedding:
4/27/2013
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works is the contracted bakery for The Smithville Inn, where we had our wedding on 4/27/13. Having no choice in the matter did make me a little wary, but my worries were for nothing! The Bake Works not only had many options for cake size/type/flavor/etc., but everything was insanely delicious. At our tasting, the staff had every variety of cake laid out for us and was helpful with our questions. We ended up going with a tower of cupcakes with a small top cake for us to cut, and it was a huge hit!! Everyone thought the cupcakes were unique as well as so yummy. The bakery also called me the week before the wedding to confirm and double check everything, which I appreciated. I would recommend this bakery to anyone.
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Amy
Wedding:
3/17/2013
5.0/5.0
Ordering our wedding cake from the Bake Works was a wonderful experience. They went above our expectations every step of the way. The cake designers took my vague ideas about the cake and turned it into a beautiful collaboration of the lace on my wedding dress and the flowers of the reception. It was romantic, memorable, unique and just what we wanted. It was ivory fondant with hand piped lace to replicate my dress and colorful delicate sugar flowers added a pop of color. So beautiful.

The tasting was the fun part of the cake consultation. We were given a huge tray with lots of flavors of cake to try and discuss. They were all delicious, so it was a tough decision, but we are chocolate lovers so when we tasted the ganache we knew we had to have that. Finally we picked coconut cake with chocolate ganache filling. It was delicious, so moist and fresh.

The cake was delivered on time, with no problems whatsoever, and looked amazing. I absolutely recommend this bakery because they did such a great job on the cake and made the process easy and fun. I will definitely be getting my cakes there in the future, and will be ordering a first anniversary cake in my flavors.
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Favors & Gifts
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Leslie
Wedding:
2/23/2013
5.0/5.0
A pleasure to work with , and such great design ideas! Our wedding guests never stopped raving that this was the best cake, (and not just wedding cake), they ever tasted. Delicious cake for any occasion!! Quality product and professional service ! Don't hesitate to use the Bake Works!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
12/7/2012
5.0/5.0
I'm going to keep this short and sweet...this was literally the best wedding cake I've ever had! And yes it is my wedding, so I AM biased, but this was the sentiment of every guest we spoke to about the cake.

So if you are looking for a GREAT tasting cake, PLUS, gorgeous display quality...Amanda and her staff at The Bake Works is where you should run to! And after the generous tasting, you'll need to run home as well.

Seriously, I cannot say enough about Amanda and The Bake Works. The cake literally was delicious, stylishly fitting for our theme and taste, and Amanda and her team were incredibly fun and professional to deal with. Definitely the highlight of any vendor visit that my now husband and in-laws went on.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Bakeworks made the most amazing and tastiest wedding cake ever. So many people came up to us and wanted to know where we got our cake from. They were very accommodating and made each slice have 3 of our favorite flavors. Would absolutely recommend!
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jrey84
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
Love, love, love Amanda and The Bake Works!! We worked with Amanda through Merry Makers and loved the entire experience. My mother and I went to visit her for the consultation and left with so much cake! She encouraged us to take all the pieces home, that were left after our tasting, just so that we could share with the groom and everyone at home. She came up with unique ideas, suggested we use silk flowers instead of real ones (since they are cheaper and last longer), and had offered to make sugar flowers if we could not find the silk. Best of all, since she works with Merry Makers we did not have to worry about any follow up after the first meeting. She and The Bake Works were hands down one of the best vendors we worked with throughout our entire experience.
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/27/2012
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful. It was vanilla, with butter cream icing and chocolate/raspberry ganache in the center. It was definitely one of the best cakes I have ever tasted.
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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Mrs. Davey
Wedding:
5/19/2012
5.0/5.0
amazing! Everything I ever wanted in a cake and it was delicious!
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Katie
Wedding:
1/7/2012
5.0/5.0
Our cake was amazing! We continue to get compliments on it! They not only make delicious cakes, but they are artists and our cake looked absolutely amazing!! I can't wait to work with this bakery again!
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Shannon
Wedding:
10/1/2011
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works did an amazing job on my wedding cake! It was beautiful and they put together exactly what I was looking for! The cake went along with my theme perfectly and was delicious too!!
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Irma
Wedding:
3/26/2011
5.0/5.0
Really happy with our cake. It was delicious and exactly what I had envisioned but better.
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michele
Wedding:
10/16/2010
5.0/5.0
Our wedding cake was provided by the Bake Works. Gorgeous cake. I cannot say enough about the attention to detail on each tier of the cake. In addition to beauty, they make some of the most delicious cakes in NJ. I would highly recommend chosing the Bake Works as your vendor. A+
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We meet with The Bake Work about a month before our wedding for a tasting. We show them pictures of what my wife and I were thinking for a wedding cake. We selected a few types of cakes we want to try for the tasting and they put a couple of extra cake on the tray for us. We ended up using one of the extras they put on the tray for us. When we saw the the cake at the reception we were amazed by how it looked. The cake could not have looked any better!
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Barb
Wedding:
10/10/2009
5.0/5.0
Beginning in 2009, Bake Works provided our daughter's engagement cake, wedding cake(s) and just recently, first baby shower cakes and all three occasions proved that The Bake Works is the finest bakery in all south Jersey. I would not go anywhere else for cake & baked goods. I'm a 45+ years baker (just for family) and theirs is the first cake I actually rave about - it's delicious, moist, full of flavor & simply the best! You can't go wrong with The Bake Works & you'll never find anything to compare to these baked goods! I highly recommend to any and all who are looking for a top-of-the-line product! very consistent too.
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Ryan
Wedding:
7/18/2009
5.0/5.0
Bake Works was easy to work with. Our cake was a package deal with our reception venue so i don't know the price of the cake, but we had a great time designing our cake with Bake Works. We had the store make our grooms cake with a unique design which turned out amazing (chocolate peanutbutter chip). They were great!
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Emily
Wedding:
2/15/2009
5.0/5.0
The Bake Works cake was not only delicious (we had SO many compliments on the cake from our guests), but it was beautiful as well. My brother gave my husband and I a beautiful cake topper that wouldn't really work with the kind of cake we had chosen, so the girls at the Bake Works found a way to make it work and we were so happy with the result! Thank you for everything!!!
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laureen
Wedding:
6/4/2010
4.9/5.0
Cake came out SO great. It looked just as I'd expected. We had so much fun at the cake tasting. So many flavors to pick from. Their cakes are so different than anyone else's and they had GREAT recommendations that helped make up our mind. Also ordered a grooms cake in the shape of a pizza that came out adorable. Would definitely reccomend to anyone looking for a tasty great looking cake!
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Lauren
Wedding:
12/12/2008
4.9/5.0
The cake was adorable, and more importantly delicious!
It was included in our total package through our reception at The Carriage House, Galloway NJ. So price was not an issue, this helped a great deal!
The cake was delivered in time and looked exactly how I wanted it.
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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Amelia
Wedding:
9/20/2013
4.8/5.0
The cake for our daughter's wedding was beautiful and was delicious! We sampled many flavor before deciding on the red velvet cake.....soooo good!!! We also have trays of chocolate covered pretzels and assorted cookies for each table.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
The cake was beautiful and delicious. I took away a star because I gave them a picture I wanted them to match, and it didn't look exactly how I wanted it to. That may have been the result of a miscommunication with the florist though. I would recommend them to anyone, and I'm sure they would do a great job.
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Daphne Whitney
Wedding:
6/22/2013
4.8/5.0
The Bake Works is the bakery that my wedding venue, The Smithville Inn is contracted with. At first I was hesitant because of all of the feedback I saw after Googling The Bake Works showed some not so good reviews on Yelp and other websites. I don't know what happened with other couples/clients but WE LOVED THE BAKE WORKS! Our first meeting was for our tasting at the bakery, it's so cute inside. We were comfortable with the large table we sat at. At different bakeries I always end up sitting on small or uncomfortable seating when I eat inside. The different variety of cakes we tried were SO good, it was hard to decide. We ended up going with a red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting and boston creme filling. It sounds weird but tasted delicious! I love red velvet and my husband loves boston creme pie so we came up with something different! Our guests were happy. We sat down at our tasting with Amanda who took care of my husband, mother, and one bridesmaid and showed us several books and examples of past wedding cakes. The pictures were high quality and big and she was clear about pricing and flavors and designs. I actually designed my cake by mixing the design of two different wedding cakes I found on the Internet weeks before. She was able to find a cake like what I envisioned, emailed it to me as soon as she saw it, and made our wedding cake look flawless! It had light pink rosettes carefully piped on every other tier with white cross pattern and silver pearl sprinkles to accent the cake on the other tiers. It's hard to explain but I will share with The Bake Works what my photographer's captured. My maid of honor/sister-in-law is vegan and so is her boyfriend and they were able to make a dozen vegan vanilla cupcakes for our vegan guests, I heard they were delicious. Our cake was displayed at our venue early before the reception so I was happy to see it before my guests did. Amanda even gave us a call a few days before the wedding to check up on us. So happy!
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Brittany
Wedding:
4/26/2013
4.8/5.0
Amanda was very helpful in providing us with recommendations and ideas. She was also flexible and set aside samples for us to pickup since my husband and I have hectic work schedules. The cake was wonderful!-- elegant and VERY delicious! I would recommend this bakery to everyone! We chose a red velvet cake layers around a chocolate chip cake layer with buttercream frosting. Mmmm!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
They were very professional and we were very pleased with the beauty and taste of the cake. They even called a few days before to touch base with me and give me the peace of mind that they were on target.
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Katie
Wedding:
8/19/2011
4.8/5.0
Where do I begin. My cake was one of my favorite parts of my wedding. I walked into Bake WOrks with a million ideas and pictures and the staff helped me narrow my search for the perfect cake to one that I will never forget. We had canoli cake with cream cheese icing and it was to die for. We still go back and get a cake for our anniversary to this day!
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Sara
Wedding:
7/11/2009
4.8/5.0
Excellent, delicious, beautiful black and white cake. Very creative gorgeous design brought to life the feeling what we wanted. A little pricey for us but the cake was so good and the design was so good we had to go with them. Staff and owners extremely friendly and very helpful. Also make the most delicious italian rum birthday cake I have ever tasted.
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Jen Z.
Wedding:
7/26/2008
4.8/5.0
Bake Works took some loose guidance from us and created the most amazing, most incredible, most beautiful beach-themed wedding cake I could have possibly dreamed of. Every single person at our wedding commented on not only the beauty of the cake, but also how delicious it was as well. I can't say enough great things about them!
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Caterina
Wedding:
12/8/2012
4.7/5.0
Our wedding cake was delicious. The red velvet is so moist, was not thy crazy about the icing. Was beautifully decorated and just what I wanted.
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Rebecca
Wedding:
11/5/2011
4.7/5.0
Seriously, the best cake I've ever had. All of my guests said the same thing. We chose a 3 tier cake for 100 people. layers of vanilla and chocolate cake with chocolate patry filling. We chose a buttercream icing instead of fondant. The cake was AMAZING. Their buttercream is the smoothest and creamiest I have ever had and that chocolate pastry filling is to die for. We actually wanted chocolate ganash originally, until we tried this! The buttercream was iced completely smooth, not one mistake. We had a black ribbon around each tier that was flawlessly placed on and my flowers and cake topper looked awesome. The price is high, which almost chased me away. However, after MANY tastings at other shops with lower prices, the quality WAS NOT THE SAME. It's your wedding, go with the best in the area, and that's The Bake Works!

P.S. I think we are going to eat our top tier now instead of waiting, it was so delicious!!! LOL
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.7/5.0
The Bake Works is amazing!!! Our wedding cake was gorgeous AND delicious!!! We were so happy with it and we also used them for the Groom's cake-WOW!!! is all I have to say. The request was for the cake to be a cannoli cake in the shape of my husband's 1975 classic mini cooper. They did not disappoint, it was amazing, looked perfect and wow'ed all of our guests! We will definitely use them again, and highly recommend their services.
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82909Bride
Wedding:
8/29/2009
4.6/5.0
The Bake Works provided exactly what we wanted for our wedding cake. The design was exactly what we had in mind and the were flexible with changes we made (quantity and shape) in the last few weeks before the wedding day. The cake tasted great and I can't wait to enjoy the rest of it on our anniversary.
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Dana
Wedding:
7/14/2012
4.4/5.0
We had our reception at Smithville Inn and Bakeworks is the bakery they make you use.

Neither of us really like wedding cake so we decided we wanted to have brownies. At first, Amanda was a little hesitant about a brownie cake, thinking it wouldn't come out very well or would be very heavy etc. When we met up with her though, she thought of using brownie bombs! It was a perfect solution. They did individual brownie bombs, iced in either dark chocolate or white chocolate (creating a black and white effect) tiered in the shape of a wedding cake. They were delicious!! They pulled it off really well, considering it was something they had never done before. They decorated it with fresh flowers from our florist and it looked so pretty. It was exactly the look I was going for.

The only bad part about doing something unique like this was that there was a $2 per person upgrade charge : (

Amanda was very nice but not always the best about retuning emails.
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Amanda
Wedding:
5/7/2011
4.4/5.0
Our cake was delicious and exactly how I had told them to design it. The staff was very helpful and professional.
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miamurphy
Wedding:
11/2/2008
4.4/5.0
Delicious cake!
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phoebenyc
Wedding:
6/18/2011
4.2/5.0
We chose two flavors for our cake. The display cake was almond cake with strawberry buttercream, and we had sheet cakes in the back that were chocolate chip cake with chocolate ganache. Both were delicious, and they made enough to serve huge portions to all our guests. So big win on flavor and portion size. The only thing that tainted my experience was the fact that they couldn't (or wouldn't?) find a way to put the cake on a cake pedestal that I had bought, even though I expressed multiple times that I hated the look of the foil-wrapped cake board. So if aesthetics aren't too important to you, I'd say The Bake Works is awesome. But if they are, consider going to a bakery that is more flexible in how the cake is constructed.
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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beachbride09
Wedding:
5/30/2009
4.2/5.0
Our cake was a package deal with our reception venue so I don't have a full response on working with them directly. But, our cake was delicious and beautiful -- just what we wanted! I would highly recommend their yummy services
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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JennB
Wedding:
10/17/2008
4.2/5.0
A traditional tiered wedding cake by The Bake Works was included with our reception menu. We elected to "upgrade" the traditional cake with some custom design work and canoli filling. We had a meeting with the owner, Amanda, and reviewed our invitations, color scheme, even photos of my gown and our custom cake topper. The result - beautiful. Scroll work from our invitations was repeated the various tiers of the cake and the blue accent icing was dyed to match our Swarovski crystals Monogram cake topper. We also ordered a grooms cake - that looked like a striped bass as my husband is an avid fisherman.

We highly recommend the chocolate chip cake with canoli filling and buttercream icing... it's excellent.
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Lori
Wedding:
6/7/2014
4.0/5.0
Bake Works is the contracted bakery through our venue, so we were required to use them. When we met with Amanda she first showed us the designs she could do for free as part of our package and we picked a simple combed buttercream that would beautifully fit our style. Then we had the tasting, which was fantastic. The cake was delicious and we were able to customize our flavors a little bit to our liking. We heard from some of our guests that it was the best wedding cake they'd ever had.

When we'd first started our planning we were living in Florida and trying to plan a lot of things long-distance. I tried to call about a year ahead of time to set up our tasting because I wasn't sure the next time we'd be in town and I wasn't pleased with the attitude I was given over the phone by any of the women. When we did eventually come for our tasting, they were cleaning up the shop, including running the vacuum cleaner while we tasted, which did not give a great impression.
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Jill
Wedding:
11/10/2012
4.0/5.0
The Bake Works was the preferred cake vendor for the Ram's Head Inn and we got a deal in our contract to use them for our cake, though we had the option to use another vendor. After talking to a few other bakeries, we decided that Bake Works made the most sense since we had the deal from Ram's Head.

We worked with the owner Amanda during our tasting and selected the vanilla cake with a layer of chocolate ganache and a layer of raspberry preserves in between the cake and vanilla buttercream icing. The cake was delicious and there was nothing left at the end of the reception. Several of our guests commented that they took two pieces and we even had bananas foster as a dessert option on top of the cake. Taste wise, Bake Works was amazing.

For the design of the cake, I initially showed Amanda a picture of a cake that I cut out of a magazine and it would have been twice as much as my budget. From there, Amanda was really helpful in making suggestions about what she could do within our budget that would match our style and the look of the wedding. The cake still ended up being more expensive than we wanted to pay as we bought ribbon and a cake topper separately, but what I learned is that wedding cakes are simply expensive. The one thing we weren't happy about with the design is that we bought a burgundy satin ribbon to run at the bottom of each layer, which is what Amanda suggested, but the buttercream bled into the ribbon so that ribbon looked brown instead of burgundy. I don't think anyone else noticed, but I did and was a little disappointed. Otherwise, the cake was beautiful and tasted great and I would recommend Bake Works. Also, check out etsy for cake toppers. I found a great one that was about $100 less expensive than the company that Amanda recommended.
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Jessica
Wedding:
10/4/2008
4.0/5.0
Our cake was delicious! We received comments from our guests that it was the best wedding cake that they had ever eaten. The restaurant that we had our reception recommended the bake works because they work with them frequently and have a high quality product. This made it extremely easy for us and the cake was great!
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Traci
Wedding:
11/26/2011
2.6/5.0
Our cake was included with our catering. We showed up ready to discuss design and flavor options but soon discovered everything had an extreme up-charge that was not at all worth the price. Some of the flavors were good but none were excellent. They were kind enough to provide me with a gluten free small cake for me since I am gluten free but they admitted it was from a box mix and was not very good at all. None of our guest felt the cake was very good. But it was included so what can you really expect.
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