Boise may not be known for their cake, but there are plenty of delicious cakeries in town. If you have a sweet tooth and are looking for the best cake in Boise, here are some of our favorites:
*For the purpose of this list, we did not choose any cakemakers without a physical storefront location. So for all of these, you should be able to walk in most times of day and grab yourself a cake. (it also does not include the best locations for cupcakes in Boise – we will cover that in another article)
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The Boise Cakery is located in a shopping center in Garden City, and can make wedding cakes, Quinceanera cakes, Valentine’s Day cakes, anniversary cakes, birthday cakes, cupcakes, and other special occasion cakes.
They take orders for their custom cakes, and you can even order online. They also make a variety of macarons, and one of their coolest specialties is a special take on Rice Krispie treats.
5159 N Glenwood Street
Garden City, ID 83714
Pastry Perfection is one of the oldest and most well-known cake makers in Boise. They specialize in custom cakes, non-custom cakes, cupcakes, donuts, and plenty of other pastries.
You can walk into Pastry Perfection any time to pick up a cake, or you can call in advance for your custom cake. While you’re there, pick up a cupcake, donut, or cup of coffee. It’s hard to walk out of their store without one of everything.
5855 N Glenwood Street
Boise, ID 83714
If you are looking to fill your cake craving, but not necessarily for a special occasion cake in Boise, Granny C’s Bakery has the best options in town. They keep it simple: their cake flavors are chocolate, chocolate torte, lemon blackberry, and lemon torte.
You can stop by and pick up a cake, or you can grab a piece by the slice any time. Their slices include bread pudding, bundt, cheesecake, chocolate bites, chocolate, princess torte, pumpkin roll, and vanilla.
Granny C’s Bakery also has cinnamon roles, cream pies, cookies, and cake pops.
5120 W Overland Road
Boise, ID 83705
Love Cakes Bakery Boise offers cakes, cupcakes, cheesecakes, and other European desserts, including Macarons, cookies, cream puffs, and eclairs. Their cakes include everything from plain round cakes to 3-tiered wedding cakes.
You can also stop by for cake-by-the-slice or individual cakes. Flavors include lemon almond cake, black forest cake, carrot cake, honey cake, strawberry chocolate torte, red velvet cake, and others.
664 S Rivershore Lane
Eagle, ID 83616
Flour Child Cakes in Boise specializes in custom cakes, but they do so much more. This Boise cakery offers specialty cakes; wedding cakes; and book, movie, or TV show cakes. They also handcraft cake toppers, ice cream sandwiches, wedding or party favors, macarons, and cookies.
Flour Child’s other desserts include tarts, pie, cupcakes, cookies, caramel corn, cheesecake, and more.
10668 W Overland Road
Boise, ID 83709
Like many of the Boise cakeries on this list, Amaru specializes in custom wedding cakes, including both traditional and gluten-free cakes in Boise. Amaru Custom Cakes offers personal wedding consultations, so you can choose the different cake, frosting, filling, and overall appearance of your wedding cake.
Amaru also offers many other desserts, including cupcakes, chocolate-dipped strawberries, cinnamon roles, macarons, cookies, muffins, and croissants.
217 S Roosevelt Street
Boise, ID 83705