The 7 Most Amazing Cake Shops Detroit Has to Offer

When you think of Detroit, Michigan, your thoughts may wander toward the sounds of Motown, the Tigers, and the auto industry, but what you didn’t know is that the Motor City is also home to some amazing bakeries! So whether you live here or are visiting the area, if you choose to stop at any of our top 7 shops for cakes, you will leave with some sweet memories.

  1. Sweet Tooth Cakes and Pastries

When you walk into the Sweet Tooth Cakes and Pastries shop located in the Allen Park area, one of the first things you will see is a large, upright display case full of beautifully designed, yet scrumptious cakes. Sweet Tooth Cakes and Pastries is an all-purpose bakery that makes cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pastries for special occasions and of course, “just because.”

In 2009, Sweet Tooth received the honor of having the Best Birthday Cakes in the city in the Parent Picks awards on, and we can see why. Their gallery of incredibly creative cakes and all of the amazing flavor choices make this shop a perfect sweet spot.

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Customers leave glowing reviews about their German Chocolate cakes and their impeccable ability to make delicious frosting. They also talk about how fair the prices are for custom cakes, as well as the amazing level of communication when it comes to making the perfect cake for their special occasions.

  1. For the Love of Sugar

For the Love of Sugar is a sweet shop decorated in a whimsical fashion that specializes in home made cakes, macarons, coffee, and pastries. Their recipes come from a love of baking and years of experimentation to create mind-blowing confections.

Owner and founder Manal launched For the Love of Sugar with one goal in mind; to share her love of     baking and sugar. With that decision her dreams began to come true, and it’s been one sweet ride.

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Customers love their wide selection of offerings. Their giant Birthday Cake-Style cookie is a fan-favorite, as well as their PB+J and Birthday Cakes.

  1. Astoria Pastry Shop

Astoria Pastry Shop has been a long-time staple of the city and features a wide variety of cakes, sweet and savory pastries, fresh fruit smoothies, cappuccino, ice cream, and even their own chocolates. As soon as you step through the door, you will be blown away as you look at all of the display counters full of beautiful, delicious sweets.

Astoria’s story began when it was launched in 1971 in the Greektown District by the Teftis family. Since then, it has received numerous awards and takes pride in only offering the best when it comes to their sweets. They have dine-in and carry-out options for the enjoyment of their delicious creations.

Word on The Street

When it comes to Astoria’s sweets, customers absolutely love their Nutella and strawberry macarons. They also rave about their cheesecakes and pastries, particularly the baklava.

  1. Milano Bakery and Café

Milano offers both pre-made and made-to-order custom cakes for all occasions as well as pastries, salads, soup, sandwiches, and even pizza all in a cozy and welcoming café setting. This place proves that they are capable of doing a little bit of everything, as they even offer catering.

Since their opening in 1975, Milano has had a staff of award-winning pastry chefs and artisan bakers who have made and served their personal spin on classic desserts and dishes as well as creating new and daring delectable choices.

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Most customers talk about how large of a variety of different foods and desserts Milano offers. Their Lemon Meringue Pie and the Tuxedo cakes are particular favorites customers love.

  1. Flavorful Creations LLC Rum Cake Creators

Flavorful Creations LLC is yet another sweet shop that offers a variety of treats such as cakes, cupcakes, cookies, pies, brownies, and breads. With two locations in the Detroit area, this gives you twice the chances to try their amazing offerings.

Owners Reuben and Sarah Reid opened Flavorful Creations LLC in 2011 after experiencing financial hardships and personal losses, deciding that the way to finding their happiness again was through their love of baking. From there, they became commercially licensed and have only continued to grow ever since!

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Customers love the fact that Flavorful Creations LLC has vegan offerings. Fan-favorite desserts include their banana bread, chocolate chip cookies, vegan sweet potato cookies, and of course their Rum Cakes.

  1. Terri’s Cakes Detroit

Terri’s Cakes has a selection of beautifully hand-crafted desserts including custom-made cakes, cupcakes, and cinnamon rolls. From gorgeous cakes made for any occasion to unique sweets such as cupcakes in jars, no matter what you order from Terri’s Cakes, it is guaranteed to taste as good as it looks!

Garnet Terri started Terri’s Cakes in 2014 after her mother received an order for carrot cake cupcakes but couldn’t complete them, so that’s where Garnet stepped in and then the orders just started pouring in. This was when Garnet realized her mother’s dream and found her ability to give it life.

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According to customer reviews, Terri’s Vanilla Pudding Cakes with Buttercream Frosting comes highly recommended. Other fan favorites include their Cookies and Cream and Strawberry Lemonade cupcakes and their custom made wedding cakes.

  1. Cakes by Stephanie

Located in Monroe in Detroit’s Metro area, Cakes by Stephanie is a full-service bake shop that not only offers cakes for every occasion with a specialty in wedding cakes, but also cupcakes, pies, cookies, and more. This cozy little sweet shop takes pride in combining the old-fashioned ways with their personalized service and fresh-baked goods.

The owners of Cakes by Stephanie and their three children have made a commitment to making elegant and delicious sweets as well as to customer service and serving their community.

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When it comes to their cakes, Cakes by Stephanie gets an A from their customers when it comes to creativeness. Their Red Velvet with Cream Cheese filling, Yellow with Raspberry Mousse filling, and their Chocolate HoHo cakes have all received high praise and lots of recommendations.