Austin's 4 favorite spots for budget-friendly custom cakes

Photo: Heaven's Bistro Bakery/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 20, 2020.

Need more custom cakes in your life?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable custom cake hot spots in Austin, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings on a budget.

1. Capital City Bakery


Topping the list is Capital City Bakery. Located at 2211 E. Cesar Chavez in Holly, the bakery, which offers custom cupcakes, pastries and more, is the highest-rated inexpensive custom cake spot in Austin, boasting 4.5 stars out of 488 reviews on Yelp.

"At Capital City Bakery, it's about more than just cake. Our bakery was built on a love for food, a desire to foster community, and a passion for providing Austin with high quality pastries made from scratch," per the history section of its Yelp profile. "All of our baked goods are made fresh daily, cholesterol-free, and made from locally-sourced/organic ingredients when possible."

2. Zucchini Kill Bakery

Photo: Amanda M./Yelp

Next up is North Loop's Zucchini Kill Bakery, situated at 701 E. 53rd St., Suite 3. With five stars out of 79 reviews on Yelp, the women-owned spot to score custom cakes, cupcakes and other desserts has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an inexpensive custom cake.

3. Heaven's Bistro Bakery

PHOTO: anh c./YELP

Heaven's Bistro Bakery, a French bakery and bistro that offers organic coffee, tea and custom cakes, is another much-loved, affordable go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 78 Yelp reviews. Head over to 2205 W. Parmer Lane to see for yourself.

Aside from custom cakes, the shop serves breads, pastries, breakfast items, lunches, desserts and more.  

4. Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

PHOTO: menchie's frozen yogurt/YELP

Finally, there's a member of the popular chain Menchie's Frozen Yogurt, a local favorite with five stars out of 29 reviews. Stop by 9828 Great Hills Triangle, Suite 120, to hit up the spot to score ice cream, frozen yogurt and custom cakes next time you're looking to satisfy your sweet tooth on a budget. 

"We're a locally owned franchise of one of the fastest-growing self-serve frozen yogurt chains in the world," states the business's Yelp profile. 

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