Top Midwest Wedding Cake Pros
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Their Style: This hip bakery offers oozy, gooey "ugly truffles" (their term!) plus cookies and brownies along with their namesake dessert.
More Info: cake-chicago.com
Cream & Flutter
Location: Champaign, Illinois
What We Love: Besides wedding cakes, custom edible favors are available for any occasion.
More Info: creamandflutter.com
Location: Zionsville, Indiana
Bio Bit: After selling their desserts at a local farmer's market to much fanfare, this husband-and-wife duo opened a storefront.
More Info: confectioneiress.com
Location: Uniontown, Kansas
Bio Bit: "It's difficult to get recognition when you're based in cow-pasture land!" says owner Rebecca Sutterby of her tiny town (population: 268). Even so, she has received numerous awards.
More Info: sugarcreations.com
Wendy Kromer Confections
Location: Sandusky, Ohio
Bio Bit: A Martha Stewart Weddings contributor for nearly 20 years, Kromer enlists the highly intricate, layered Lambeth method of piping cakes, which dates back a century.
More Info: wendykromer.com
Cocoa & Fig
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Their Style: Masters of the mini dessert, their tiny treats have become as popular as their full-size cakes.
More Info: cocoaandfig.com
La Patisserie Chouquette
Location: Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Their Style: Chocolate garnishes are a specialty, as are entremets and glazed cakes.
More Info: lerevecafe.com