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Cakes in Bethesda, MD,
(301) 652-9390

About Us

Fancy Cakes by Leslie is an award-winning wedding cakery based in Bethesda, Maryland. This creative cake-crafting company has been designing delicious baked goods for over 22 years and has consistently been voted “One of the Best for Wedding Cakes” by Washington Magazine. Fancy Cakes by Leslie wants to make your wedding cake dreams come true, whether it is a simple and elegant sheet cake to a seven-tiered, decadent masterpiece, this experienced cakery can accommodate your unique vision.


Company founder and lead creator, Leslie Poyourow, received professional training at the Confectionary Arts School of Ewald Notter. She has baked and designed celebration cakes and wonderful confections for notable public figures such as Pope Benedict XVI, Sasha Obama, Hilary Clinton’s mother, Eva Longoria, and many more. Fancy Cakes by Leslie has had their work featured on TV shows such as Ultimate Cake-Off, Ace of Cakes, and Cake Hunters, among others. Their work was also chosen as the winner of the Today Show’s Hometown Weddings.

Services Offered

Fancy Cakes by Leslie bakes every wedding cake from scratch using the highest-quality ingredients to compose a delicious and visually stunning creation. They offer free consultations to discuss your individual ideas and discover your wedding vision. A cake tasting session can be organized to sample the extensive range of flavors on offer. Unique flavor combinations to choose from include matcha tea cake with raspberry jam and vanilla buttercream, or lemon cake with passion fruit and chocolate swiss buttercream, to name just a few. They also provide delivery and setup of your final confectionery and can accommodate a range of dietary requirements. These include:

  • Lactose-free
  • Vegan
  • Gluten-free
  • Nut-free


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  • Leslie's work is unrivaled. Her company had made cakes for us over the past decade. She is creative and her designs are stunning. Despite her national popularity she remains humble and her price point for her products is more than reasonable. We love her and will continue to use her for future events.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Cake

    What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)?

    $ 6.00

    What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)?

    $ 6.00

    Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake?

    Anniversary Cake, Top Tier of the Cake

    What services do your prices include?

    Consultation, Custom Cake Design, Set Up, Tastings - Private

    What types of desserts do you provide?

    Cake Pops, Cakes, Cheese, Cookies, Cupcakes, Fruit, Groom's Cake, Pastries

    What services do you provide?

    Consultations, Custom Design, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private

    What cake items do you provide?

    Cake Toppers

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Nut Free, Vegan

    What special ingredients do you use?

    Fresh Fruit

    Are you licensed by the state health department?


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