Welcome to the Cake Shop

Located in San Mateo, California, The Cake Shop crafts all of our baked treats from scratch with fresh natural ingredients.

For the most discerning sweet tooth, we offer Custom Cakes, Specialty Cakes, Cupcakes, Cake Pops, French Macarons, Decorated Cookies, Chocolate Dipped Pretzels and Decorated Rice Krispies Treats! 


Custom Cakes

Creativity is our specialty!  If you are looking for a wow sweet factor for your special event, birthday, or celebration you have come to the right place.  Let us know if you have any ideas or prefer to let us use our expertise!  

Specialty Cakes

With 9 different flavors and topped with a variety of sweet treats, these are sure to satisfy anyone's sweet tooth!  Have a special occasion or a last minute surprise?  We only need 48 hours to make!



With exquisite petals of colorful frosting, a dozen of these artisanal sweets looks more like a bouquet of flowers.  Try them in regular or mini size!




Sweet Treats

We offer an assortment of sweet treats that are sure to please everyone.  Try our cake pops, French Macarons, cookies, chocolate dipped pretzels and rice krispies. 


Creativity doesn't stop with our cakes! We offer you beautiful personalized cake toppers, birthday cards, hats and much more.

Contact us with your ideas!


Christmas is almost here! We have created a delicious selection of holiday treats for you to enjoy with your loved ones. Make this holiday your own!


About Us


The Cake Shop is a sweet local family owned bakery located in San Mateo, California.  We pride ourselves with delivering the sweetest treats and cakes to you!  All of our cakes and treats are made fresh from scratch with every order. Nothing is ever frozen and we use all natural ingredients.  Great care is taken with each and every order, and decorated to impress.

We strive to set new trends and are constantly inspired by our customer's creativity!  Combining our good ol' fashioned scratch baking with fresh ideas push us into creative unchartered cake decorating territory.  We promise to leave you satisfied and full of happiness with every bite!




Sweet Testimonials

  • Everyone said the cakes were phenomenal!!!! Thank you so much! We will definitely work again in the near future!
    — Lisa R.
  • Thank you SO much, it seriously turned out so amazing. Everyone loved all of the goodies, such a hit!Thank you again, I can't wait to work with you guys in the future!
    — Sammy L
  • My daughters cake was not only gorgeous, it was delicious too! Thank you Paola and her team for a beautiful birthday cake!
    — Christina R.
  • We were so happy with our cake. It was completely beautiful despide the short notice. The Cake Shop did an amazing job. I completely recommend this place for your custom cakes.
    — Ingrid M.