The Gold Coast’s Best Cakes For Your Big Event

With the sheer volume of incredible Gold Coast cake artists around, there should be no excuse not to go big or go home for your next wedding cake, celebration cake, or just-for-the-hell of it cake. 

Whether you’re looking to pop in and peruse a selection at your local cake shop or are seeking a timely custom cake delivery, these gorgeous Gold Coast cake shops are definitely worth a slice of your time. Read on for the Gold Coast’s best cake shops in 2023. 

The Cake That Ate Paris

Palm Beach

From humble beginnings, Bree started as a pastry chef selling her treats at local markets on weekends which gave her a loyal client base to expand her business. These days, The Cake That Ate Paris is an incredibly popular cake designer based in Palm Beach where it seems weddings are her thing.

An initial consultation includes taste testing numerous flavours until you find ‘the one’. Dedicated to making your day divine, with your cake an important part of the celebration, Bree will help you decide on the elements, look and style that are perfect for you and your wedding crew.

Stentons Cakes 

Broadbeach Waters 

Boasting a fancy range of celebration cakes, drip cakes and cakes for all occasions, Stentons can get your Gold Coast custom cake to you in a 48-hour turnaround, perfect for those who might have forgotten to get their orders in early. With over 37 years’ experience, Pastry Chef Brett fuses old-fashioned and leading edge baking technologies to get the best results possible. And you’ll taste the difference with only the finest Belgian chocolate going into Stentons cakes. 

Two Little Bakers 


a colourful shaggy disco-inspired cake

Meet Kris and Ash, the mother and daughter duo behind the always-evolving Two Little Bakers in Mudgeeraba. Whether you’re grabbing a unicorn cupcake for morning tea or chasing a magical three-tiered wedding cake, these talented ladies will deliver the (baked) goods.

They’re all about the utterly divine taste of fresh buttercream, so don’t be chasing any fondant creations here. You name it, they create it. With copious amounts of cupcakes in the cabinet, it’d be rude not to try at least two. After all, we think having a balanced diet is having a cupcake in each hand. 



The list of awards and acknowledgments on the CakeIt4U website speaks volumes as to the success of this Gold Coast cake shop. The delicious dream of its founder Lyn Drage, CakeIt4U is one of the most sought-after custom cake businesses around, creating loaded and picture-perfect wedding and celebration cakes for all occasions. 

Baked and Caked 


Baked and Caked is an absolute beauty. Owner Brooke is a passionate baker, qualified chef of twenty years and mum of two boys,  so yes, she knows her cakes. This self-taught cake maker is an absolute perfectionist with a natural eye for detail, which you will notice immediately after perusing the shop’s gallery. Whether it’s for wedding cakes, office parties or kid’s birthdays on the Gold Coast, Baked and Caked definitely needs to be on your list to check out.

Nourishing By Sally 


One for the health-conscious folks among us, Nourishing by Sally is a Gold Coast cake shop that prides itself on creating the most delicious and healthy plant-based treats around. Starting with some humble energy ball packs, this business has exploded into a thriving commercial concern, supplying local business and happy customers with a range of amazing sweet treats, minus the guilt. All their products are vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free and 100% delish. We’ll take one peanut caramel snickers cake, thanks. 

Hello Little Crumb 

Currumbin Waters

a pink and silver piped cake

Hello Little Crumb owner Samantha is yet another talented self-taught Gold Coast cake artist who loves the dash of sparkle that edible glitter brings to the occasion. Her bespoke wedding and celebration cakes are true works of art; sophisticated, classy and multiple award-winning.

A glance at Samantha’s gallery will show you why this Gold Coast cake maker and her next-level creations have been featured across a plethora of Australian media. Hello Little Crumb’s Insta feed is proof in the pudding she is doing just that; full of pretty pastels and washed out watercolours, these cakes are seriously beauty on a plate. 

Frosted Kitchen 


Celebrate sweetly with Frosted Kitchen’s epic range of dessert delights, including custom cakes, 80 flavours of cupcakes, cookies and even custom macarons. This boutique Gold Coast cake and cookie shop has been proudly locally owned and operated since 2015, with all of their gourmet goodies hand-made in store. You can even pop in for a cheeky sweet treat and a milkshake. Gluten free cupcakes are available on Wednesdays, until sold out. 

Baked At Ancora 

Tweed Heads

If you’re down Tweed way, it’s hard to go past Baked at Ancora, where classic Parisian bakery vibes meet cheeky waterside picnics. As well as being a great place to grab a snack, Baked at Ancora is also known for its stunning bespoke wedding cakes, complete with the most realistic looking edible flowers you’ve ever seen. Definitely check out this Southern gem of a cake shop for your special day.

Karma Cupcakes


The universe is definitely bringing some good stuff your way when you order your cakes with Karma Cupcakes. Don’t be fooled by the name, this Goldy crew of bakers certainly does cupcakes galore, but they’ll be able to custom a regular sized cake into just about anything you can think of. Your imagination is the only limit. Browse their existing designs or come up with one of your own. It’s all good karma.

I Heart Cakes 


a white and floral cake

I Heart Cakes, you heart cakes, we all heart cakes. Perhaps no one more so than Casey, the owner and pastry chef at this sweet little home-based Gold Coast cake shop, who quit her psychology degree in order to chase her consuming passion for cake art. We could spend all day on the I Heart Cakes Instagram page ogling Casey’s uber-decadent creations, but be warned—serious sugar cravings will follow.

Sweet Frostings 


If you want to be wowed, check out Sweet Frosting’s ultra-vibrant Instagram brimming with colourful cakes. Owner and Baker Charmaine has some seriously impressive edible art skills, which is unsurprising when you consider she’s been making custom cakes for happy Gold Coasters for over 15 years. Proudly run from her licensed home kitchen, Sweet Frostings is a multi award-winning Gold Coast cake shop and true local success story to boot.

My French Pastries

When a business has the word French and pastries in it, you know it’s going to be good. My French Pastries does a range of house-made large cakes and tarts alongside their tasty individual treats, great for a quick pickup before your next special event. Think outside the box with Mille Feuilles cake, Key lime Chantilly tarts and mousse cake. It’s a slice of France on the Gold Coast. Oui oui.

Ordering a cake for the big day? Put a ring on it at the Gold Coast’s best wedding venues.

Image Credit: The Cake That Ate Paris, Two Little Bakers, Hello Little Crumb & I Heart Cakes


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