Wedding Cake Tips: Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Wedding Cake


By Jeff and Gyovanna Nelson of HappyCakes Bakery

Custom wedding cakes are becoming increasingly popular, as couples seek to create a unique and memorable wedding day. Wedding cakes can be very pricey, but we can tailor our services to match your budget every time.


Wedding cakes can be expensive, and it’s hard to know what kind of cake to order. Do you want a classic white wedding cake? Or maybe something more unique, like a wildflower cake?

Let the talented folks at Happy Cakes Bakery solve that one for you! We are wedding cake bakers to the core, and we love designing creative cakes in Denver, CO.

Of course, there are plenty of wedding cake bakers and cake shops in Denver that will take your custom order, and most of them offer a wide variety of flavors and styles to choose from.

We are convinced that if you come to us and do a few cake tastings and custom design session, you won’t be disappointed!

So no matter what you’re looking for, you can be sure to find the perfect custom cake to fit your needs… and your budget!

The big day can cause anxiety among many people and create a lot of questions leading up to the purchase of the cake.

A few common ones are:

  • Why are wedding cakes so expensive?
  • How many days before my wedding should I plan my cake?
  • How many different cake makers should I reach out to?
  • Should I do a cake tasting?

In this next section we will try to answer these questions as good as we can.

Read on . . .


Jeff and Gyovanna Nelson live in Denver, CO with their beautiful 3 boys aged 9, 7, and 5. They fell in love over 10 years ago in Denver and have since started a bakery named Happy Cakes Bakery. Happy Cakes specializes in custom cakes, wedding cakes, and various other baked goods like cupcakes, cake pops, and desert charcuterie boards.