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Wade’s Cakes – Castles of Cuisine is what Wade van der Merwe prefers to term his dazzling edible creations. Wade and Arda are passionate about the “sweeter things in life” and their passion shows in every creation from delicate wedding cakes to decadent desserts. Cakes by Wade specialises in creating individually designed and flavoured cakes and confectionary for any special occasion. With a rich history of decadent indulgence and passionate creativity, it remains South Africa’s premier choice for wedding cakes. We categorised the style of confectionary into four basic groups: traditional, formal, rustic, modern and abstract. The wedding cake is a focal point, a highlight, for the bridal couple, but to be an effective part of the greater visual of the day wedding cakes, pastries and desserts.
Wade, Having spent most if this 25 year culinary career running restaurants and training young chefs, specialising in confectionary, becoming one of the best known pastry chefs in South Africa and working at the Mount Nelson, 5 star Orient Express Hotel for 7 years making the High Tea famous worldwide, and represented South Africa as a member of the South African Culinary Olympic team all over the world – acquiring gold, silver and bronze medals for South Africa. Arda, After finishing his Chef and pastry training, joined Wade 12 years ago from Turkey to complete the passionate and friendly pastry team, coupled with their superior work ethic and professionalism, guarantees any bridal couple an unforgettable wedding cakes.
We have just got back from our honeymoon and I would like to thank you for the most delicious wedding cake! Our guests were very impressed with the flavour and the look. Many thanks for being a part of our big day. – Agnieszka & Matthew
LionHeart – Born from a love of stealing hearts with beautiful, sweet creations, LionHeart is an online-based pâtisserie studio located in Salt River, Cape Town. Founded by Nikki Albertyn in February 2016, the all-female team has become well-known for its stunning and utterly delicious cakes and desserts.
Everything functions online, with the team conjuring up one-of-a-kind, made-to-order pieces just for you. They will walk you through the process of designing the cake of your dreams, down to the finest detail. If that wasn’t enough to excite you, just take a look at their Instagram page! Their eye-catching images will have you scrolling for hours, providing you with endless inspiration for the sweetest part of your big day. The team’s commitment to quality and creativity makes them a force to be reckoned with both locally and internationally, with their love and attention to detail going into every sweet creation that leaves the kitchen. Read more
Cake Me Happy is a bespoke cakery situated in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. Cake Me Happy’s vision is to make the most exquisite, beautiful delectables for your Wedding day. They specialize in designer Wedding cakes that are not only visually beautiful but also amazing tasting. They also do beautifully set-up dessert tables with flavours and textures that will let you taste buds dance…from different kinds of macarons and sweet treats to beautiful individual desserts that will have all your guests look twice.
You might ask what the secret is to their cakes and desserts being absolutely delicious.
That’s easy! Their owner, Mareli, has a range of experience from studying at the Institute of Culinary Arts in Stellenbosch to being a food stylist assistant at a food photography company where Woolworths was one of their biggest clients. After that, she was the Head Pastry Chef at 5-star Delaire Graff Restaurant for a few years where she learnt the importance of real butter, a whole teaspoon of salt, couverture chocolate and attention to detail. Mix that with a whole lotta love and passion and you’ve got yourself a winner recipe!
Cake Me Happy baked a delicious, decadent cake for our wedding on 15 December. They also kindly delivered it to the venue, and styled it beautifully with flowers and macaroons. Our guests commented how much they enjoyed it, and we can only highly recommend our experience of Cake Me Happy. Thank you Mareli! – Lauren Lambert