Albemarle Baking Company in Charlottesville

Taste. It is often the most overlooked detail when shopping for wedding cakes. Taste is why we eat cake in the first place, and it will be the thing your guests remember most about your wedding cake. At Albemarle Baking Company, taste is what we are most passionate about, and it is why our cakes, while simple and elegant, taste so good.

Best Wedding Cakes & Desserts in the Charlottesville Area

Wedding Cake Offerings

Our most popular flavor combinations are

  • Vanilla sponge cake with bavarian cream filling
  • Chocolate sponge cake with whipped dark chocolate ganache

Other varieties are

  • Carrot cake with cream cheese icing
  • Lemon pound cake with bavarian cream filling

Fresh strawberries or raspberries may be added to any of the above fillings for an additional charge.

Choice of Icing

  • Marzipan
  • Vanilla Buttercream
  • Rolled Fondant
  • Chocolate Glaze

Groom's Cake

We love creating custom groom's cake that celebrate his personality and favorite hobbies. Get in touch with us today to start brainstorming!


  • Tastings: Upon request, we can create a sample 6" wedding cake that is identical in flavor & composition. The cost is $25, which will be applied to your deposit should you choose Albemarle Baking Co. to design your wedding cake.

  • Consultations: Consultations are typically 20-30 minutes & are available Mon-Fri between 7am & 4pm; weekday consultations are free. A Saturday is appointment can be available for $25. A sample cake is included in this fee.

  • In most cases, our cakes are priced by tier. For square cakes, they are priced by the slice.

  • Our delivery range is 50 miles. The average wedding cake delivery fee is $40.


Valerie & Tom

June 13, 2015
at The Barn at Trump Winery

Why This Wedding's Going Platinum The Greatest Hits Ivory florals and cascading greenery adds another layer of romance to the pews of the stunning church. We're suckers for crisp white linens an... Read More

Caroline & Patrick

June 13, 2015

Cozy, classic, quaint, and elegant — Caroline & Patrick's charming wedding was simply stunning. I love all of the rustic details, such as the beautiful bride's adorable cowboy boots paired with... Read More

Rosie & John

May 09, 2015

Rosie & John's natural vineyard wedding overflows with beautiful personal touches and endless romance. Together they incorporated southern elements with a blue and white toile pattern, pearls, ... Read More

Holly & Oscar

May 08, 2015

I'm always excited when I see a Charlottesville wedding, because I know that I'm in for a treat. Something about this lovely city just makes for the most gorgeous nuptials. Holly & Oscar obviou... Read More

Leeron & Chadd

October 25, 2014

With simple goals in mind, like finding a beautiful and elegant venue and giving their guests an incredible night to remember, these two set out to create the wedding of their dreams. From the glim... Read More

3 out of 3 B&B Couples Highly Recommend
Albemarle Baking Company
Caroline & Patrick

Albemarle Baking Company is top notch! They are by far the best bakery in Cville, and their wedding cakes do not disappoint. They made an incredible cigar box/cigar groom's cake, as well as our delicious wedding cake. I wouldn't even think of using anyone else!

Highly Recommend!
Candice & Patrick

Soooo easy to work with Albemarle. I sent a few pictures of ideas I had for cakes and mine ended up looking exactly the same. The sample cake was delicious and the sketch of my cake design was pretty enough to frame. The florist left flowers for the cake to be decorated and it turned out absolutely lovely.

Highly Recommend!
Rachel & Chris

Our cake (chocolate with ganache and marziapan) and fruit tarts were gorgeous and totally delicious. Guests loved them... we expected leftovers but ended up with much less than we predicted. The tasting cake (a whole, multi-layer cake made specially for us) was a great way to help us pick our flavors. All of our interactions with the bakery were friendly and efficient. And again, the cake was so delicious... writing this now, I'm tempted to get one of our few remaining pieces out of the Read More

Highly Recommend!
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