9 featured reviews
Member Since: 4/5/2012
They knew exactly what we wanted and it came out exactly how we wanted. It was delicious and gorgeous!! Thank y'all so much for everything!
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Member Since: 7/10/2011
My fiancé and I were only able to make a short trip to New Orleans a few months before our wedding to finalize vendors - including bakers for our wedding cake. Melissa usually only does cake tastings during the week, but we were only there for the weekend. Even though she had another event, she met with us with four different cakes - flavors and frostings - for us to try. We were able to work with her through email. We sent her a drawing that we wanted on the cake and she was able to duplicate it perfectly. The cake tasted really good and even though it was buttercream frosting - no fondant anywhere except for the design - it looked so perfect it could have been fondant. We had absolutely no issues with Melissa or the cake. Everything was perfect. I love the way the cake looked and tasted. She did an amazing job.
Member Since: 11/13/2011
I am so glad that I booked Melissa and Sarah. They were great and their cakes were to die for. The BEST red velvet I have ever tasted. Everyone kept commenting on how beautiful and tasty the wedding and groom's cake were. I can't wait until our one year anniverary so that we can eat more of the cake. Melissa and Sarah really did a great job. They have very creative ideas and have a way of putting the bride's ideas to life. From our first meeting, I knew they were the right choice. Surprisingly, my husband actually cared what the cake looked like and his idea was a little different than mine. Despite the conflicting ideas, Sarah was able to design a cake that blended both of our ideas in a very ellegant manner. I could not have been more pleased. In fact, I find myself wondering if they do cakes for other occasions, just so I can eat more :). Melissa's fine pastries is an excdellent choice for any bride!
Member Since: 5/12/2010
My cakes were so amazing! My guests couldn't stop raving about how gorgeous they were! And when it was time to eat, people kept asking for seconds and thirds! WE HAD NO LEFTOVER CAKE! It was moist and tasty and light! The best cake I have ever tasted!
Member Since: 1/5/2011
Melissa and her assistant Sarah are just plain AWESOME! It was so hard to choose the flavors for our wedding cake because they were all so good! We ended up with tiramisu and traditional almond buttercream split levels for our wedding cake and chocolate with hazelnut ganache for the grooms cake. We provided pictures of what we wanted for the wedding cake and they replicated it exactly (three tiers with the middle tier twice as tall as the other tiers, a beautiful black floral design and an off enter yellow guy paste flower). We explained our idea for a zombie-themed groom's cake and through some brainstorming, they were able to come up with a great idea to accommodate our budget (instead of gumpaste-crafted zombie figures for our bridal party, I photoshopped pictures of our bridal party to look like zombies and then Melissa printed the pictures onto fondant and put them on some delicious sugar cookies). The zombie cake turned out AMAZING! We got so many compliments. It was truly unique! Melissa and Sarah were so friendly, kind, easy to reach, and easy to work with. They did not hesitate to answer all my questions (about cake pulls, how to store the top tier of the cake for pur anniversary, etc). Melissa even called me a week before the wedding to confirm all the flavors and delivery details. I can not recommend her more highly! Everything was absolutely wonderful!
Member Since: 5/17/2011
Instead of a wedding cake, I wanted to have a dessert table. Melissa did an absolutely incredible job, whipping a mouth-watering selection of desserts and creating an elegant display.
Member Since: 9/9/2010
Melissa did both the wedding cake and the groom's cake for my daughter's wedding last weekend! Bottom line...HER CAKES ARE THE BEST CAKES YOU HAVE EVER TASTED!!!! They literally melt in your mouth...her butter cream is literally to die for! Then there is her beautiful artistic design...PERFECTION!! She and Sarah are an absolute JOY to work with too. We did a tasting about 7-months before the wedding, but were still confused about the groom's cake choice, so she and Sarah set up a 2nd tasting for us without blinking an eye! They will make the exact cake you envision, only better! When I first walked in the tea room and saw the groom's cake, I was overwhelmed with excitement...it was so PERFECT! Then I walked a little further and saw the wedding cake on the beautiful 'Arabella' cake stand made by 'Fabulous Wedding Cake Stand' [another local New Orleans vendor] and my heart skipped a beat! Again, it was PERFECTION and I was beyond excited. We had 3 different flavors and I can't say which I liked best because they were all so amazing. You shouldn't waste your time even tasting any other cakes if you are having a New Orleans wedding, as Melissa's is the BEST in the city. Call her now before your date is booked...I promise you won't be disappointed. Melissa and Sarah will be making any and all cakes we ever need in the future! Thanks to both of them for the best wedding cakes ever! :)
Member Since: 2/8/2011
I had the best wedding cake ever! There wasn't a piece left! She made it so perfectly and she even worked with the florist to put real flowers on it to match the bouquet. Beautiful!!!
Member Since: 1/15/2011
Best wedding cake I have ever tasted!
Whether it’s a wedding cake, groom’s cake or pastry bar, Melissa’s is passionate about giving brides a perfect experience. As favors for your guests, Melissa’s also provides candies or cookies that fit your theme for a memorable day.
- Price Range: $$$
- Type: Cake Tops & Accessories
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