PIECE OF CAKE

Th­ese five lo­cal bak­eries and de­sign­ers make cakes that are (al­most) too pretty to eat.

Vancouver Magazine - - Gala Going - BY Do­minika Lirette

§ Ð § © « ÀÕ© for their show­stop­ping works of art can be steep (vary­ing on the com­plex­ity of the de­sign), a cake from one of th­ese bak­eries is the pièce de ré­sis­tance at any wed­ding re­cep­tion.

THE CAKE AND THE GI­RAFFE

Owner Dalana Flem­ing spe­cial­izes in nat­u­ral and or­ganic-look­ing el­e­ments—think hand­crafted birch bark, edi­ble seashells and but­ter­cream that looks like stone or mar­ble. From $8 per slice, tcan­dtg.com

MOMO CHEN CAKES

Momo Chen de­signs “haute cou­ture” wed­ding cakes, like a six-foot-tall cake with lace em­broi­dery and thou­sands of sugar flow­ers; many cre­ations fea­ture om­bré ic­ing. From $ 450 for a two-tier cake, mo­mochen­cakes.com

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