If you’re a vegan planning an Illinois wedding, then you’ve come to the right place to find a bakery that will make you a vegan wedding cake. Here is a list of Illinois bakeries that will custom make the vegan wedding cake of your dreams:
The Bleeding Heart Bakery — Chicago, Illinois
The Bleeding Heart Bakery is the first and only USDA certified organic retail bakery, and touts itself as offering “organic sustainable punk rock pastries”, many of which are vegan. The offer almost any bakery item you could think of, including breads, cookies, cakes, candies, breakfast pastries, tarts, and more. Bleeding Heart Bakery goodies are sold at their store, and can also be found in cafes, restaurants, and specialty markets around Chicago. Catering is also available for weddings, parties, and corporate events, and you can even hold a party or shower at Bleeding Heart’s retail location for $100 per hour. A vegan wedding cake can be custom made for you with pricing beginning at $8 per serving with a 50 serving minimum. A gluten-free wedding cake costs $9 per serving. Extensive decorating will cost extra, and delivery and set up costs $25. Cake tastings are held from 12-6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Address: 2018 West Chicago Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, 60622. Phone: (773) 278-3638. E-mail: email@example.com.
The Chicago Diner — Chicago, Illinois
The Chicago Diner is an award-winning restaurant known to vegans and vegetarians across the country. Specializing in vegan and vegetarian comfort food, The Chicago Diner serves up “steak” fajitas, chili macaroni and cheese, Reubens, vegan milkshakes, and more. Their extensive dessert menu is comprised of incredible vegan and trans-fat free bakery items including cookies, muffins, cakes and even raw cheesecakes. They also offer catering services and have an online store where you can order a cake for pick-up. Vegan wedding cakes are made using organic raw sugar, real maple syrup, vegan cream cheese, organic soy products, organic whole wheat pastry flour and unbleached enriched wheat flour. Gluten-free cakes are available. Pricing varies greatly depending on the size and shape of the cake, from a small round cake priced at $22.95 that serves 4-6 people, to a 2-layer half-sheet cake priced at $99.95 and serving 40-60 people. Address: 3411 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60657. For wedding cake inquiries phone: (773) 935-6696. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Karyn’s Fresh Corner Cafe — Chicago, Illinois
Karyn Calabrese is the owner of vegan three restaurants, a market, and an “inner beauty center” offering classes such as pilates and yoga, as well as therapies for the body, like massages, colonics, ozone baths, and more. If you’re looking for a wedding cake that is not only vegan, but raw, you’re in luck — the Fresh Corner Cafe has them! Cake flavors include carob mint and orange. Raw, organic, vegan, and soy-free ice cream is also available. Address: 1901 North Halsted Street, Chicago, Illinois, 60614. Phone: (312) 255-1590. E-mail: email@example.com.
Blind Faith Cafe — Evanston, Illinois
The Blind Faith Bakery is located adjacent to the contemporary, international, vegetarian Blind Faith Cafe, which features a dining room and a self-serve cafe. The Blind Faith Bakery offers raspberry custard tarts, pumpkin spice bread, cornbread, cupcakes and many more delicious beads and pastries, with many vegan items available. A vegan wedding cake from Blind Faith Bakery will be made with organic flours, sugar, maple syrup, and other wholesome ingredients. Address: 525 Dempster Street, Evanston, Illinois, 60201. Phone: (847) 328-6875.