• Over 25 years of experience

    Over 25 years of experience

    Cakes for all Occasions

    A Passion for creating unique & custom desserts
    We take pride in our customer service and enhance their personal experience.

  • Featured in the Toronto Star

    Featured in the Toronto Star

    Famous Cupcakes

    Dare to Dream
    Whatever you imagine, modern or traditional, unique or decorated.

  • Specializing in Imagination

    Specializing in Imagination

    Unique, Modern or Traditional

    Choose from our many flavours & fillings
    So much more than baking wonderful cakes!

  • Complimentary cake tasting - for all wedding couples.

    Complimentary cake tasting - for all wedding couples.

    Decadent Flavours

    From Vanilla to Lemon to Chocolate Grand Marnier
    These decadent flavours will make your wedding cake the perfect addition to any special occasion.

  • Freshly Made Fabulous Treats

    Freshly Made Fabulous Treats

    Sweet Treats

    Pies, cookies, scones, cupcakes, and so much more!
    Finest quality and freshest peanut-free ingredients

  • All Styles

    All Styles

    Decorated to Perfection

    With real flowers,
    ...sugar-frosted flowers, icing lace, ribbons, bows, or many other customized wedding decorations.

  • T'is the Season

    T'is the Season

    Seasonal Cakes

    Christmas Gingerbread Houses
    A Decadent Dessert for any holiday!

Online Ordering

Find the perfect cake or cupcake for your occasion.



All cakes are 8” tall cakes and will serve approx 15 people.
Covered in a buttercream icing and come with one layer of filling.
Cakes by Design requires that you place online orders 48 hours in advance.

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Our homemade cupcakes are made using the finest quality and freshest nut-free ingredients. In fact, we think they are the best cupcakes in Barrie!
Cakes by Design requires that you place online orders 48 hours in advance.

Order now

Cakes & Sweets for all occasions

Cakes & Sweets for all occasions

Every cake is baked fresh to order. With over 30 flavours, if you can dream it, we can bake it.

We specialize in creating imaginative, custom specialty cakes. All our products are nut-free. We can also accommodate requests for gluten, egg and milk-free desserts. Our talented cake designers create cakes of all shapes and sizes: unique, 3D, anniversary, baby shower, bridal shower, events, birthday for all ages and interests, seasonal, religious, sports, and beautiful wedding cakes are in our portfolio. Take a look at the examples in the galleries below.

Unique, Modern or Traditional

Unique, Modern or Traditional

Barrie's Best Little Cake Shop!

Jen & Michelle shared a loved of cake decorating and teamed up in 2004 to open Cakes By Design in Barrie, Ontario. With over 50 years of combined custom cake experience, our ‘little’ cake store has grown into an international phenomenon with featured stories in the Toronto Star and other mainstream media. The overwhelming success of the in-store classes have inspired us to offer the same great sessions in an interactive online version, sharing our knowledge world wide.

Variety & Flexibility

Variety & Flexibility

With a passion to create...

30 FLAVOURS! Our recipes and flavours range from Vanilla to Lemon to Chocolate Grand Marnier.

ALL NUT FREE! Don't worry! All of our products, including cookies, cakes and other sweets are completely NUT FREE!

WEDDING CAKE DELIVERY! We will get your perfect wedding cake to you on your perfect wedding day!


  • 89 Toronto St.
  • Barrie, ON
  • 705-739-6886
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Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: Closed