Em's does handmade, slightly over-the-top, sometimes boozy, always amazing desserts! Cakes, pies, tarts, and confections for your (or someone’s!) special occasion - we've got it. Tell all your friends, and order ‘em a cake!
Hello! I’m Emily, Emcee of Ingredients for Em’s Cakes & Confections. If you need cake in the Chicagoland area - we're your place.
Also, if you have a favorite recipe you just don’t have time to make, Em’s can do that too. We’ll recreate anything ever posted on our blog for you! …AND we do candy & dessert buffets, cake decorating & cake decorating parties, and wedding cakes!
Price Range: Contact for rates
What to Expect
You can see all the offerings Em's has made to date here: (link hidden)
I've been baking for ages - and I love it! ...you can expect excellent quality baked goods using delicious freshly sourced ingredients from Em's Cakes. We will work with you to design a magnificent candy & dessert buffet or special occasion cake for your event. I've always loved the idea of spreading the baked goodness & buttercream out to the widest audience possible!
I've been baking for ages - and I love it! You can expect excellent quality, hand-made baked goods using freshly sourced ingredients from Em's Cakes. We will work with you to create a magnificent candy & dessert buffet or special occasion cake for your event! I've always loved the idea of spreading the baked goodness & buttercream out to the widest audience possible!
Additional Booking Notes
Wedding Cake Pricing
Level 1: Minimal Decoration. Buttercream Frosted & Filled $2.50 per serving
Level 2: Decoration. Buttercream Frosted. Special Filling/Embellishment $ 2.95 per serving
* some embellishments may be an additional cost
White Yellow Chocolate Apple Almond Dacquoise Devil’s Food Coconut
Carrot Marble Mocha Spice Red Velvet Lemon Poppy Seed Pound
Gluten-free White Almond Hazelnut
Buttercreams: vanilla chocolate fresh raspberry white chocolate
Swiss meringue coffee mint caramel fresh strawberry
pastry cream (vanilla, chocolate, cinnamon, cardamom) - chocolate mousse
white chocolate mousse - lemon, lime or orange curd - chocolate ganache
chocolate-cherry ganache - caramel cream cheese - mascarpone cream
pistachio - raspberry jam
Buttercreams: vanilla, pure white, chocolate, cream cheese, Swiss meringue, Italian meringue, white chocolate, coffee, mint, caramel, shredded coconut, dark fudge, tinted colors
candied citrus (orange, lemon, lime) slices - meringue monograms - meringue mushrooms - custom toothpick flag toppers - chocolate truffles
plating sauces (chocolate, caramel, raspberry, coconut crème anglaise)
Cake Serving Guide: 2 layer
6” 14 16
8” 20 26
9” 24 32
10” 32 40
12” 50 58
14” 67 72
16” 85 100
**fabulous baked goods!**
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I love Brooklyn's "Baked" Bakery...their 4 cookbooks inspire my rustic, over-the-top, sometimes boozy desserts!
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