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We Take The Cake

Fort Lauderdale , FL
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LOCATION

1211 NE 9th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304 US (map)

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888-901-2253

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ABOUT US

To us, cake isn't just a dessert. It's a symbol of celebration, happiness, friends and family. That's why we take so much care in creating the most splendid and delectable cakes and... Read more
To us, cake isn't just a dessert. It's a symbol of celebration, happiness, friends and family. That's why we take so much care in creating the most splendid and delectable cakes and cupcakes....because we know what it means to you.

We're a small team, but we kind of like it that way. It allows us to make sure that each cake is handmade, hand decorated andbeautifully packaged. In fact, Oprah loved our key Lime Bundt Cake so much that she named it one of Oprah's favorite things! Soon after We Take The Cake appeared on three different Food Network shows (Challenge, Road Tasted and Unwrapped) and has since been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, CNNmoney.com, The washington Post, Miami Herald and other magazines, newspapers and local television shows and radio.

We're quite proud of our achievements and strive to make sure we keep up the good work year after year as we continue to craft each cake by hand using only the finest, all-natural ingredients.

We ship anywhere in the continental United States. Our charming bakery is located in South Florida, and if you're in the area we would love to have you stop by and enjoy our creations fresh from the oven. Read less
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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, Pickup, Tastings
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Vegan
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?
tastings by appointment. $25 fee but the fee will be applied to the cake order if order is placed.
What are your tasting hours?
call Jean Wilco for a tasting appointment or e-mail events@wetakethecake.com
Describe how you price, such as by slice or by tier, for your cakes?
price is typically based on a per person basis.
Does the price include the top tier of the cake?
price does include the top tier.
Do you offer custom cakes, or do you work with pre-designed styles?
We offer custom designed cakes.
What (if any) special ingredients, such as fresh fruits or farm-fresh butter, do you use in your cakes?
Our cakes are made from scratch using real butter, fresh whole eggs and other whole dairy.
On average, how far in advance of the event do you prepare the cake?
one day or same day.
How many cakes do you schedule for a typical weekend?
We are a cake boutique, not a wedding cake factory. We do not do more than 15 wedding cakes per weekend.
Will you work with the client's florist to garnish the cake?
The florist is responsible for placement of fresh flowers on the cake.
What (if any) cake accessories, such as a cake stand or cake cutter, do you rent out?
We have cake stands available for rental.
Do you offer delivery? If yes, how much is your average delivery fee?
We do offer delivery. The delivery fee is based on location.

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Anonymous
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Delicious cake, very moist. All the décor and flavor was as we agreed. The cake was delivered on time.
Delicious cake, very moist. All the décor and flavor was as we agreed. The cake was delivered on time.
Delicious cake, very moist. All the décor and flavor was as we agreed. The cake was delivered on time. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!! AMAZING!!!! BEST CAKE WE HAVE EVER HAD!!!! This company is top notch!! WOW!! We decided to go with them because the cake at our venue was dry and blah! We Take the Cake was professional, up-front, quick to respond, and the cake....OMG! We are ordering another one for our anniversary and maybe sooner because we just couldn't get enough at our wedding! ALL of our guests wanted seconds!!! I HIGHLY recommend the red velvet with cream cheese filling and buttercream with chocolate filling.....YUUUUMMMMYYYY!!!! The design was EXACTLY what I asked for and beyond beautiful!!!! :-) Thank you "We Take The Cake! You guys ROCK!!!
UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!! AMAZING!!!! BEST CAKE WE HAVE EVER HAD!!!! This company is top notch!! WOW!! We decided to go with them Read more...
UNBELIEVABLE!!!!!! AMAZING!!!! BEST CAKE WE HAVE EVER HAD!!!! This company is top notch!! WOW!! We decided to go with them because the cake at our venue was dry and blah! We Take the Cake was professional, up-front, quick to respond, and the cake....OMG! We are ordering another one for our anniversary and maybe sooner because we just couldn't get enough at our wedding! ALL of our guests wanted seconds!!! I HIGHLY recommend the red velvet with cream cheese filling and buttercream with chocolate filling.....YUUUUMMMMYYYY!!!! The design was EXACTLY what I asked for and beyond beautiful!!!! :-) Thank you "We Take The Cake! You guys ROCK!!! Read less
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Stephanie
Wedding:
1/3/2015
5.0/5.0
Jean and her team were amazing to work with. They were included with my hotel package as a possible option for cake. Immediately, she worked with me via email and the phone to design a simplistic and chic cake from a distance. My wedding package did not include fondant, but I was able to do a custom upgrade at a very affordable rate. At my tasting, I tried their key lime mini cakes which definitely lived up to all the hype! I choose to purchase several individual mini cakes for the guests welcome bags and they were very well received. I look forward to ordering another cake for our 1 year anniversary.
Jean and her team were amazing to work with. They were included with my hotel package as a possible option for cake. Read more...
Jean and her team were amazing to work with. They were included with my hotel package as a possible option for cake. Immediately, she worked with me via email and the phone to design a simplistic and chic cake from a distance. My wedding package did not include fondant, but I was able to do a custom upgrade at a very affordable rate. At my tasting, I tried their key lime mini cakes which definitely lived up to all the hype! I choose to purchase several individual mini cakes for the guests welcome bags and they were very well received. I look forward to ordering another cake for our 1 year anniversary. Read less
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Diane
Wedding:
12/19/2014
5.0/5.0
The cake was as delicious as it was beautiful. We couldn't decide on our flavor so they let us do our 3-tier cake with red velvet and cream cheese frosting on the bottom, vanilla with chocolate chip frosting in the middle, and chocolate with peanut butter frosting in top! We will definitely be back for another event!!
The cake was as delicious as it was beautiful. We couldn't decide on our flavor so they let us do our 3-tier cake with red Read more...
The cake was as delicious as it was beautiful. We couldn't decide on our flavor so they let us do our 3-tier cake with red velvet and cream cheese frosting on the bottom, vanilla with chocolate chip frosting in the middle, and chocolate with peanut butter frosting in top! We will definitely be back for another event!! Read less
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Beth
Wedding:
11/24/2014
4.9/5.0
Jean Wilco and We Take the Cake were recommended by our venue, The Ritz-Carlton. Not only did we get a spectacular wedding cake from Jean, with ombre colouring, but -- at our request -- they also made a spectacular birthday cake for my mom to be presented during our wedding reception, since her birthday was only two days after our wedding. The cakes were amazing to look at and tasted even better than they looked. If you are looking for a baker that can create an absolutely stunning wedding cake, look no further.
Jean Wilco and We Take the Cake were recommended by our venue, The Ritz-Carlton. Not only did we get a spectacular wedding Read more...
Jean Wilco and We Take the Cake were recommended by our venue, The Ritz-Carlton. Not only did we get a spectacular wedding cake from Jean, with ombre colouring, but -- at our request -- they also made a spectacular birthday cake for my mom to be presented during our wedding reception, since her birthday was only two days after our wedding. The cakes were amazing to look at and tasted even better than they looked. If you are looking for a baker that can create an absolutely stunning wedding cake, look no further. Read less
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Lisa
Wedding:
11/1/2014
5.0/5.0
Jean and her team made me an absolutely beautiful wedding cake! The hardest part was choosing the flavor since everything was so delicious! There were tons of options, and one design was prettier than the next!
Jean and her team made me an absolutely beautiful wedding cake! The hardest part was choosing the flavor since everything Read more...
Jean and her team made me an absolutely beautiful wedding cake! The hardest part was choosing the flavor since everything was so delicious! There were tons of options, and one design was prettier than the next! Read less
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Jsmeryage
Wedding:
11/1/2014
4.3/5.0
Our cake was beautiful and extremely delicious. It was a little more pink then we wanted it to be, but still great.
Our cake was beautiful and extremely delicious. It was a little more pink then we wanted it to be, but still great.
Our cake was beautiful and extremely delicious. It was a little more pink then we wanted it to be, but still great. Read less
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Margarita
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
I worked with Jean mainly via email and phone because I don't live in Florida. She was extremely professional and easy to work with. My parents met with her for tasting, and they chose the chocolate and vanilla cake. I did not try other flavors, but the chocolate and vanilla cake of my wedding was delicious. By far, the best cake I've ever had. Moreover, the design was beautiful and chic. I highly recommend them.
I worked with Jean mainly via email and phone because I don't live in Florida. She was extremely professional and easy to Read more...
I worked with Jean mainly via email and phone because I don't live in Florida. She was extremely professional and easy to work with. My parents met with her for tasting, and they chose the chocolate and vanilla cake. I did not try other flavors, but the chocolate and vanilla cake of my wedding was delicious. By far, the best cake I've ever had. Moreover, the design was beautiful and chic. I highly recommend them. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
3/29/2014
5.0/5.0
My cake was beautiful! We looked at some pictures I had saved in my phone and when we discussed the purple ombre cake, that was it. I tasted the wonderful flavors and knew the moment I tasted the lemon it was the one!!!!! The wedding cake was a huge success. Beautiful and I love looking at the pictures!
My cake was beautiful! We looked at some pictures I had saved in my phone and when we discussed the purple ombre cake, Read more...
My cake was beautiful! We looked at some pictures I had saved in my phone and when we discussed the purple ombre cake, that was it. I tasted the wonderful flavors and knew the moment I tasted the lemon it was the one!!!!! The wedding cake was a huge success. Beautiful and I love looking at the pictures! Read less
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jennifer
Wedding:
3/29/2014
5.0/5.0
WONDERFUL, DELICIOUS, BEAUTIFUL CAKES, GREAT FLAVORS!
MY CAKE WAS SO BEAUTIFUL AN PURPLE OMBRE DESIGN WITH ROSES. EVERYONE LOVED THE CAKE!!!! IT EVEN TASTED BETTER THAN IT LOOKED!
WONDERFUL, DELICIOUS, BEAUTIFUL CAKES, GREAT FLAVORS!
MY CAKE WAS SO BEAUTIFUL AN PURPLE OMBRE DESIGN WITH ROSES. Read more...
WONDERFUL, DELICIOUS, BEAUTIFUL CAKES, GREAT FLAVORS!
MY CAKE WAS SO BEAUTIFUL AN PURPLE OMBRE DESIGN WITH ROSES. EVERYONE LOVED THE CAKE!!!! IT EVEN TASTED BETTER THAN IT LOOKED! Read less
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