Craving custom cakes? Here are Virginia Beach's top 5 options

Craving custom cakes? Here are Virginia Beach's top 5 options
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By Hoodline - Published on December 02, 2019.

Need more custom cakes in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top custom cake hot spots in Virginia Beach, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to meet your needs.

December is the top month of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Virginia Beach area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of reputation management services and direct response marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Virginia Beach-area food and beverage shops grew to $18 for the metro area in December of last year, 18% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Twisted Sisters Cupcakes & Sugar Shack Cafe

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First on the list is Twisted Sisters Cupcakes & Sugar Shack Cafe. Located at 2724 Virginia Beach Blvd. in Kings Grant, the spot to score cupcakes, desserts and custom cakes is the highest-rated custom cake spot in Virginia Beach, boasting 4.5 stars out of 78 reviews on Yelp.

2. Carrie's Cakes & Confections

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Next up is Carrie's Cakes & Confections, situated at 4308 Holland Road. With five stars out of 21 reviews on Yelp, the bakery, which offers custom cakes and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Dream Cake

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Kempsville's Dream Cake, located at 4239 Holland Road, Suite 716, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the spot to score custom cakes, cupcakes and macarons four stars out of 111 reviews.

4. Gateaux Bakery & Cafe

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Gateaux Bakery & Cafe, a bakery that offers desserts and custom cakes in Thoroughgood, is another go-to, with four stars out of 92 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1628 Independence Blvd., Suite 1500 to see for yourself.

5. Custom Cake Shoppe

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Over in Thalia, check out Custom Cake Shoppe, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 17 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score custom cakes and more at 4135 Virginia Beach Blvd.

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