We all know you can’t have a birthday celebration without a fun treat or two! Looking for the perfect cake for your celebration? Or maybe you’d rather do cupcakes or cake pops this year. And what about party favors? Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! Check out the best STL has to offer below!

Amy’s Cake Pop Shop

7967 Big Bend Blvd, Webster Groves, MO 63119

This Webster Groves shop offers custom-made cake pops, cake cups, boozy bites, hot chocolate bombs, chocolate covered rice crispies, and more. Gluten-free options are available, and don’t forget the “boozy” pops for the adults!

Offers Gluten Free for an extra charge


Artistry on Cakes

507 Sherman Street (Rte 161), Belleville, IL 62221

Offering cakes, cupcakes, and sweet treats for every occasion!


Bello’s Bakery

11744 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63131

This Des Peres bakery has everything from decorated cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and pastries, to their amazing donuts – for a fun twist on an AM birthday party, they will make you a giant doughnut “cake”!


Cake House Design

5496 Baumgartner Road, Suite 111, St. Louis, MO 63129

Order a sophisticated custom cake, or for something a little more low-key, they offer custom cake pops, cupcakes, cookies, and brownies. Order some “shot glasses” for the adults!

Can custom order gluten free white or chocolate cakes / cupcakes.


Cake Snob

4709 Hampton Avenue, St. Louis, MO  63109

Cake Snob specializes in unique themed cakes, as well as dessert tables for a mix of several smaller sweets.


Catherine’s Cakery

4404 Meadowgreen Estates Dr., St. Louis, MO 63129

A South County bakery specializing in “loaded” number or letter cakes (think cake in the shape of letters/numbers, topped with macarons, flowers, candy, etc.).


Celebrating Life Cake Boutique

13877 Manchester Road, Town & Country, MO 63011

Elevate your child’s birthday with a delicious cake or cupcakes from Celebrating Life Cake Boutique! Check out their event room for a decorating themed party!

Offers gluten free, nut-free, vegan, and dairy free options.


Colleen’s Cookies

7337 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63105

Skip the grocery store cookie cake in lieu of one of Colleen’s gorgeous custom creations. You can also pick up gourmet cookies, macarons, and pastries.



8149 Big Bend Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63119

This Webster Groves bakery can supply your party with an assortment of European-inspired custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and other miniature treats. They offer catering, too!


Defiant Dough

17409-A Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield, MO 63005

If you prefer cookies to cake, Defiant Dough offers cookies, edible cookie dough, and cookie cakes.

Offers gluten free + vegan options



9005 Gravois Road, St. Louis, MO 63123

Federhofer’s has been a staple in Affton for over 50 years, offering custom and specialty cakes for any occasion. You can also pick up their pies, pastries, doughnuts, and assorted cookie trays.


Gluten Free At Last

Collinsville, IL 62234

A dedicated gluten free bakery offering cakes and cupcakes!

Gluten free bakery


Jilly’s Cupcake Bar

8509 Delmar Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63124 

Everyone knows Jilly’s in U City for its giant, over-the-top, seasonal cupcakes, but they also design custom cakes!


La Bonne Bouchee

12344 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Authentic French pastries and desserts for a sophisticated occasion


La Pâtisserie Chouquette

1626 Tower Grove Ave, St. Louis Mo, 63110

Elegant custom cakes, macarons, and tea party pastries.


Le Macaron

111 W Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, MO 63119

For a fancier party treat, this French-inspired bakery in Webster Groves serves up sophisticated macarons, meringues, tortes, and other European treats. 

Macarons are made with no gluten containing ingredients.



3055 Lemay Ferry Rd., St. Louis, MO 63125

Located in South County since 1956, McArthur’s is a staple for birthday parties and other celebrations with their custom and ready-to-go cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and pastries.


Pint Size Bakery

3133 Watson Rd. @ Arsenal, St. Louis, MO 63139

This South City bakery specializes in rustic, old fashioned buttercream layer cakes that look amazing and offers mini-treats like cupcakes, sandwich cookies, and more.


Sarah’s Cake Shop

10 Clarkson Wilson Centre, Chesterfield, MO 63017

Sarah’s Cake Shop is synonymous with special occasion desserts!  From their glitter balls to their yummy cupcakes … and yes, they also craft gorgeous cakes!

Offers: Gluten free + vegan + sugar free options



1721 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield, MO 63017

343 S. Kirkwood Rd. Suite 108, Kirkwood, MO 63122

This Kirkwood bakery does one thing only, but it does it so well— gourmet, made-from-scratch cupcakes! 


STL Cake Pops

198 Tecumseh St., St. Charles, MO 63301

If you’re in St. Charles, this is the place for unique cake pops, cookies and chocolate dipped desserts to share with your friends and family. They also offer a “cake pop kit” with everything you need to make a dozen cake pops at home!


Sugar and Slice Bakery

519 South Main Street. Saint Charles, MO 63301

This mainstreet St. Charles bakery will supply your party with custom cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and macarons. Their decorated cookies and macarons are gorgeous and taste just as good as they look!


Sugar High

100 East Main Street, Belleville, IL 62221

Crafts custom cakes and cupcakes for special occasions!  Also a full service bakery.



2550 State Hwy K Hutchings Farm Shopping Plaza, O’Fallon, MO 63368

The cookies, cakes, and cupcakes at Sweetology are truly custom – you decorate them! Order a party pack to decorate at home/on location or bring the party to their (M)O’Fallon store.

Uses only Kosher ingredients


Sweet Addiction

St. Charles, MO

Whether you’re looking for a custom cake, decorated cookies with royal icing, or a dessert bar, Sweet Addiction will make your party special. They also offer a full menu of already designed, delectable treats to choose from.


Sweet Art

2203 S. 39th Street, St. Louis, MO 63110

Family-owned bakeshop/cafe/art studio located in St. Louis city where everything is locally-sourced and made-from-scratch. Vegan and gluten-free options available.


Sweet Bliss Goodie Boutique

302 S. Whitehead St, Wentzville, MO 63385

Gorgeously decorated cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more. They’ll even create cookie cakes up to ten layers tall!


Sweet Joy Baking Company

O’Fallon, MO

If you want to impress your guests with a treat or party favor, Amy will customize your cookies, cookie cake, or macarons to fit any theme. 


Sweet Scarlet Baking

Classes held at Restoration Alley DIY Studio, 15626 Manchester Road, Ellisville, MO 63011

Looking to make your own royal-iced sugar cookies? Order a cookie kit, tools, or take a class from Shannon!


Sweet Spot Cake Shoppe

1120 Technology Dr Suite 120, O’Fallon, MO 63368

Run by a brother-sister team, this (M)O’Fallon bakery offers custom cakes and Italian treats. Their specialties include ice cream cakes and cannolis.


The Cakery

1420 Tamm Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63139

Located in the Dogtown neighborhood, The Cakery has been long-known for its tasty and gorgeous cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. Order ahead for a custom creation or choose from their ready-to-go options for a same-day order.


The Cup

28 Maryland Plaza (Rear), St. Louis, MO 63108

1057 Century Dr., Edwardsville, IL 62025

Although known for its namesake cupcakes, try one of their other signature sweet treats including sugar cookies, cakewiches, double deckers, gooey butter cake, 9″ cakes, cake-in-a-cup and buttercups!


The Sweet Divine

1801 S 9th Street, St. Louis, MO 63104

Specializing in unique and custom-created cakes, their cakes, cupcakes, and treat boxes double as works of edible art.


Vincent Van Donut

1072 Tower Grove Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Great option for an AM birthday party with handmade from scratch doughnuts, pastries, breakfast pockets, quiche, fruit platters, fruit and granola parfaits, energy packed protein balls, lunch pockets & hot coffee. 

Offers at least one gluten free selection each Friday.



2201 Cherokee Street, Saint Louis, MO 63118

Located in the heart of Cherokee Street, Whisk is committed to baking pastries made with fresh, local and sustainable ingredients. Order their “pop tartlets” for a sleepover birthday party or their amazing “ice pops” for an outdoor summer party (the grownups will be fighting over them, too!).

Ben & Jerrys


Offering cup/cone party packages, as well as sundaes and hot chocolate packages.


Annie’s Frozen Custard

245 South Buchanan Street. Belleville, IL 62025

11 Illini Drive, Glen Carbon, IL 62034

Kick your party up a notch with Annie’s frozen custard, cakes, and pies! 


Boardwalk Waffles and Ice Cream

Locations throughout the STL Metro area, including Maplewood, South City, and South County

Waffles + ice cream would make the perfect cake alternative for the morning after a slumber party!


Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Ice Cream

Locations throughout the STL Metro area, including Clayton, Kirkwood, Lafayette Square, Lake St. Louis, Southampton, and Town & Country

Order “naughty” flavors for the adults and leave the “nice” flavors to the kids!


Cold Stone Creamery

Treat your guests to an ice cream cake or make-your-own sundae bar!


Ices Plain and Fancy

2256 South 39th Street, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110

Unique “nitro” ice cream, “boozy” offerings, and dairy-free options.


Serendipity Ice Cream

4400 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, MO 63110

Treat your guests to a create-your-own ice cream sundae “bar”, their famous Dipstix, or ice cream bon bons. Try their “cookie monster” flavor!


Ted Drewe’s

6726 Chippewa, St. Louis, MO 63109

Everyone knows Ted Drewe’s as THE St. Louis destination for frozen custard, but did you know that you can pre-order individual cups of custard to go?! They pack it in dry ice!


The Baked Bear

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Swap out the birthday cake for delicious ice cream sandwiches!


Book their Spokes and Spoons ice cream bike or a vintage mail truck!


Cool Times 

Iconic blue ice cream trucks serving Blue Bunny ice cream treats


Fire and Ice Truck 

Serving Serendipity ice cream out of an antique fire truck!


Inside Scoop

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Food truck serving gourmet, ice cream cookie sandwiches in the St. Louis area!!


Kona Ice

Not just for school fundraisers, you can reserve a Kona Ice truck to come to your party and treat your guests to their favorite shaved ice!


Scoops and More STL

Mobile truck serving authentic “water ice” in a variety of fresh-fruit flavors (almost all of their flavors are vegan, dairy free, gluten, fat free, and nut free).


Scoops of Joy

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Enjoy our infused gourmet cones topped with our hand dipped premium ice cream!


Street Sweetz

Ice cream truck specializing in Dippin’ Dots!

Animal Protective Association – Birthday Boxes


Give an APA Gift Box that’s full of APA goodies, craft activities, and a letter from our shelter pets. Perfect for ages 4-10.


Sugar Art Supply

Custom lollipops available through their local shop



Sweet Poppins


Individual popcorn bags, custom flavors, and a popcorn bar!


Tasty Stations

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Custom-designed candy buffets, donut walls, pretzel walls, and food stations for your party!