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Cakes in Portland, OR,
(503) 287-1251

About Us

Helen Bernhard Bakery is a wedding cake company based in Portland, Oregon. This renowned cakery was originally established in 1924 and has been synonymous with delectable desserts ever since. To-be-weds can choose from a flavorful selection of cakes, cookies, pastries, and cupcakes.

Services Offered

For generations, the Helen Bernhard Bakery team has been producing delicious and artistic wedding cakes for happy couples and their guests. Paramount to the company’s ethos is crafting homemade sweets using fresh, quality ingredients. Couples can avail of consultations to share their wedding vision and preferences. The chefs offer tastings to ensure that each detail to your liking. From classic tiered cakes to pretty cupcakes, they will strive to tailor their bakes to reflect your desires. Cakes and sweet treats are delivered to the couple’s venue of choice.


Original owner Helen Bernhard began baking cakes for family and friends. She produced her first cookbook in 1923, before opening the bakery in 1924. In 1988, the Laufer family took over from the Bernhards to continue a long legacy of premium baking. This longtime family business is now operated by Richard and Mary Laufer’s daughter Kellie, and her husband Mike. This dynamic duo continues to produce quality wedding cakes and desserts for newlyweds, and the legacy of Helen Bernhard lives on in each baked good.


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  • We worked with Pam, she was amazing! She even went above and beyond to make our cake exactly what we wanted! We picked whipped buttercream icing w/ three teared square cake, w/ White choc.& Strwbrry filling, second was PB/ &banana, and 3rd, poppyseed cake w/ lemon. It was the hit of the night! It was gone in minutes! We had it delivered out in sandy without a hitch. Thank you so much for such a wonderful creation! Can’t wait for our anniversary cake!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Cake

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

    $ 5.00

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

    $ 8.00

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

    Anniversary Cake

    What is the starting price for cupcakes (per cupcake, without tax)?

    $ 2.00

    What services do your prices include?

    Consultation, Set Up, Tastings - Private

    What types of desserts do you provide?

    Cakes, Cookies, Cupcakes, Groom's Cake, Pastries

    What services do you provide?

    Consultations, Custom Design, Delivery

    Are you licensed by the state health department?


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