The 10 Best Cake Shops in New Hampshire!

In contemporary America, cakes mark a multitude of occasions—everything from the classic birthday version to elegant wedding variations. No matter your cause for celebration or gathering, the cake shops of New Hampshire are among the best of the best. Whether you go custom or right out of the case, the bakers of the great Granite State really do take the cake. 

1. Cruzin Cake Shop, Nashua, NH

Run by two sisters who know (and love) their baking, Cruzin is a fabulous option if you find yourself in need of a cake. Wedding cakes, from classic to contemporary, are stunning and singular. Other occasions needn’t feel neglected, as this Nashua location creates some of the most impressive custom cakes around. From Frosting Yodas to fondant liquor bottles, party possibilities are endless. 

2. Frederick’s Pastries, Amherst, NH

With locations in Amherst and Bedford, and a third in Massachusetts, Frederick’s Pastries is slowly but surely taking the bakery scene by storm. A rare situation where the flavor of the cake matches the exquisite decoration. From fun, funky cakes for birthdays to the most elegant of wedding cakes, Frederick’s is a find in New Hampshire. 

3. Crosby Bakery Inc., Nashua, NH

The cake decorator at Crosby Bakery has over 13 years of experience and is a master at customized the confection of your choice! From wedding cakes to general special occasion cakes, they’ll make you exactly what you want. Crosby Bakery has been in operation since 1947 and has been pleasing locals for decades.  

4. Harvey’s Bakery and Coffee Shop, Dover, NH

After 84 years of business, it’s no surprise that Harvey’s Bakery and Coffee Shop would produce a fantastic product. What may be surprising, however, is the impeccable service and hospitality extended to all who cross their threshold. Whether you’re looking for a retirement cake at the office, or a cake to commemorate that oh-so-special wedding day, Harvey’s has you covered. 

5. Carina’s Cakes, Derry, NH

Carina’s not only creates some of the most delicious cakes in state, but the lady is a treat herself. Customers love to plan creations and talk about life with Carina, which inevitably leads to a gorgeous—and scrumptious—final product. 

6. Triolo’s Bakery, Bedford, NH

Triolo’s Bakery produces beautiful cakes, topped with treats from edible floral arrangements to military themes, but they really shine with Entremets cakes, the signature of this Bedford location. A multi-layered mousse masterpiece in a variety of flavors, this unique and delicious confection is sure to delight at your next big event! 

7. Benson’s Bakery and Café, Hudson, NH

“A party without cake is just a meeting.” That’s what they say at Benson’s Bakery. Some of the signature cakes at Benson’s include the delectable triple chocolate cake, which is filled and frosted with chocolate buttercream and topped with a poured over layer of rich chocolate ganache. They’ll make you custom cakes as well, with sizes ranging from cakes that serve two people to cakes that serve 96! 

8. Three Sisters Cake Shop, Dover, NH

Another standout on the Dover bakery scene is Three Sisters Cake Shop. What started out of a family’s home kitchen has blossomed into a full-service brick and mortar location, staffed by the sisters themselves. From unicorns to cakes that resemble gigantic stacks of pancakes, these sisters create some seriously stunning sweets. 

9. Hippie Chick Bakery, Kensington, NH

A private cake studio with a passion for organic, local ingredients. The entire operation is peanut and tree nut free, with products available as dairy free, egg free, gluten free, or vegan, making Hippie Chick Bakery one of the most accessible in state for various dietary restrictions. In addition to being aware of more difficult diets, this Kensington location creates some of the prettiest cakes in state. 

10. Dazzle Cupcakes, Lebanon, NH

Though they specialize in cupcakes, the cakes of this Lebanon location are equally impeccable. A huge array of flavors- from classic vanilla to red velvet to pumpkin to blueberry French toast, combined with thoughtful customization. Need a gender reveal cake for your little bundle of joy? Look no further than this Lebanon location. 

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