Birthday Cakes and Desserts in Jacksonville


Sweet Spots for Birthday Treats

‘Tis the season for sweet treats! Birthday party planning is in full swing. What’s a party without cake and desserts? If you are in need of some sweets for your child’s upcoming birthday, here is a list of options where you can pick up cakes and other sweet treats around Jacksonville including bake shops that offer allergy-free and gluten-free options.

Birthday Cakes and Desserts in Jacksonville

Sweet Treats in Multiple Locations

Publix Bakery

The Publix Bakery can be found in Publix stores throughout town. They make birthday cakes, wedding cakes, party cakes, pies and other desserts for all occasions. They also offer ready-made bakery platters that are made up of sweets such as petit fours, brownies or gourmet cookies.

Target Bakery

Target bakeries are found inside Target stores. They offer cakes and desserts for weddings, birthdays and all types of special occasions.

Peterbrooke Chocolatier

“Your neighborhood chocolatier” offers a variety of handmade European chocolates.

Backyard Pops

They make handmade popsicles that are delicious and nutritious.  They are available to cater for birthday parties and other events.

Guanabana Artisan Ice-Pops

Ice pops made from fresh, local ingredients that are natural and gluten-free. They are also available to cater parties and events.

Cold Stone Creamery

There are two locations in Jacksonville: Northside in the River City Marketplace at 840 Nautica Drive Suite 123, Jacksonville FL 32218 and Southside at 9960 Southside Blvd. Suite 100Jacksonville, FL 32256

This is an ice cream shop that serves ice cream cupcakes, ice cream cookie sandwiches and cakes.


There are two locations in Jacksonville: Orange Park at 1910 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073 and Southside in Tinseltown at 9734-5 Deerlake Court Jacksonville, FL 32246

A bakeshop that specializes in gourmet cupcakes.

Online Bakeries

Rhea’s Cake Pops

Serving all of Jacksonville, a bakery that specializes in custom cake pops and French macarons that can be made for special events.Rhea's Cake Pops

For Heaven’s Cakes

Serving all of Jacksonville, this small bake shop creates affordable custom fondant cakes, cookies, and candies. They also offer event planning services and catering.



Reina Cookies

A family-owned cookie business that creates decadent chocolate chip cookies with four types of chocolate chips.

The Cake Pop Shop

Specializing in Cake Pops, chocolate covered strawberries, apples, pretzels, Oreos, marshmallows and other chocolate covered treats.

Jennifer Harris Cakes Jacksonvu

An artisan bakery specializing in custom cakes, pies, cupcakes and bite size pastry.


Let Them Eat Cake

3604 Saint Johns Ave Jacksonville, FL 32205

A Retro American style bakery that makes its desserts from scratch uses all natural ingredients, and the goods are baked fresh. They serve sweets such as cupcakes, bars, cakes, cupcakes, brownies, cookies, Tiramisu and cheesecake.

For the Love of Cake

4205 Saint Johns Ave Jacksonville, FL

A small, family-owned bakery that specializes in custom cakes for all types of events.

Sivada’s Cupcakery

4000 Saint Johns Ave Jacksonville, FL

A bake shop that serves gourmet cupcakes.

Choux Cake Studio

4458 Marquette Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32210

An award-winning nationally recognized bakery that makes unique and affordable cakes.



Sweet Theory Baking Co.

1243 King St. Jacksonville, FL

Riverside’s allergy friendly bakery that offers treats like cakes, cupcakes, donuts and ice cream.

Motion Sweets

1020 Park St. Jacksonville, FL 32204

A bakery located in Historic Five Points serving sweets such as candy apples, cupcakes, French macarons, and cookies.  They can also bake up cakes and desserts for special events.


Sweet! by Holly

4624 Town Crossing Dr., Suite 137 Jacksonville, FL 32246

Located in St. John’s Town Center, this bakery is known for their cupcakes, (over 50 flavors), but they also serve specialty desserts along with self-serve frozen yogurt that includes the option for low fat, nonfat and dairy-free.

Simply Delicious

8640-8 Philips Highway Jacksonville, FL

A family-owned and operated bakery that specializes in custom cakes, cupcakes, cake truffles, cake pops and dessert bars. You can also request dietary needs cakes.


10281 Midtown Pkwy. Suite 125 Jacksonville, FL 32246

A confectionery shop located in the St. John’s Town Center that makes chocolate, apples, gift baskets, ice cream and more.  They can even bring a mini ice cream parlor for your next party or event.

Frosted by Darla

Frosted by Darla is a cupcake company with a small shop on Beach Blvd near Kernan that bakes luscious cupcakes, delicious cake pops, cookies, and brownies. Some of Jax Moms Blog favorite cake pops!!


3 Sisters Chocolate and Bakery

10950 San Jose Blvd, Suite 13 Jacksonville, FL 32223

A chocolate bar and bakery that specializes in chocolates, cakes and various desserts for all occasions.

Gilmon’s Bakery

11362-13 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223

A modern shop with an old-fashioned bakery flair that offers cupcakes, cookies, brownies and specialty cakes.

Buttercream and Moonbeams

12200 San Jose Blvd. Suite 20 Jacksonville, FL 32223

A bakery that serves fresh baked goods including cupcakes, donuts and petite desserts.


Ms Cake Lady

3041 Dunn Ave Jacksonville, FL

Creates cakes from scratch with several flavors to choose from for weddings and birthdays.

Cupcake Connection Bakery and Desserts

5876 Norwood Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32208

Specializes in homemade desserts, offering over 25 different cakes and cocktail cupcakes.


Sweet Pete’s Candy

400 N Hogan Street Jacksonville, FL 32202

Sweet Pete’s confectionery company offers candy, chocolate, cakes, cupcakes and ice cream. Their new location in downtown allows you to take a tour, hold a party and dine at their restaurant.

Pink Cupcake

2 Independent Dr. Suite 152 Jacksonville, FL

Located in the Jacksonville Landing, this bake shop serves cupcakes, cake pops and cupcake “cakes.”


Cinotti’s Bakery & Deli

1523 Penman Rd, Jacksonville Beach, FL

A 5th generation family-owned bakery offering cakes, cookies, pies, pastries and party and gift trays.

Cupcake Girls Dessert Company

1516 3rd Street N., Jacksonville Beach, FL and located in Avenues Mall

A bake shop that enjoys creating whimsical sculpted theme cakes. They specialize in contemporary or classic cakes & cupcakes for events like weddings, children’s parties and holidays.

AlleyCakes Bakery Co.

1517 Atlantic Blvd. Neptune Beach, FL 32266

“Made from scratch with love,” they offer treats like cupcakes, macaron cookies, layer cakes, brownies and mini pies.

Alley's Cakes

San Marco

Marble Slab Creamery

2000 Hendricks Ave Jacksonville, FL

An ice cream shop that also serves cupcakes and cakes.

The Cake Shop of San Jose

3911 Hendricks Avenue Jacksonville, FL

This artisan bakeshop specializes in hand-made, custom cakes and desserts that include items such as cookie platters, brownies and bars, cupcakes and “Simple Pleasures” desserts (tea cakes, miniature cheesecakes and decorated cookies).

Westside/Orange Park

Julie’s Sweet Stuff Cupcake Truck

9864 Staple Inn Court Jacksonville, FL

Creates home baked treats including cupcakes and cookies.

Papa John’s Cotton Candy

2555 West Beaver St. Jacksonville, FL

Cotton candy is a fun idea for a kid’s birthday party! They specialize in making packs of cotton candy that ships out for weddings, birthday parties and carnivals.

Couture Cakes by Lizzy

River City Dr. Jacksonville, FL

A private bakery that creates custom cakes using natural and pure ingredients.

Delectability Cakes and Bakery

49 College Dr. Suite 11 Orange Park, FL 32065

Serves desserts including cakes, cookies and cupcakes for birthdays, holidays and corporate events.

Gluten-free and Allergy-Free Dessert Options

Native Sun has a dedicated gluten-free bakery on-site at their Baymeadows location. The Native Sun GF bakery gives those on a GF diet a chance to experience truly delicious cakes and other sweets that most feel they have to give up when venturing into the world of gluten-free. Their baked goods, birthday cakes (or anytime cakes), muffins, donut bites, whoopie pies, GF oatmeal cream pies and more, are packaged at Baymeadows and delivered to our other stores.

Sweet Theory Baking Co. located in Riverside creates sweet treats that are gluten and allergy-friendly.

Sweet Pete’s  in downtown also offers desserts that caters to diets with restrictions including vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free and nut-free.

Guanabana Artisan Ice-Pops can cater at your party.  They use gluten-free, natural ingredients and most of their ice pops are dairy-free.


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Bernadyn is a Jacksonville native who loves the beach, sun, chocolate, and coffee. She met her husband while she was in college at the University of North Florida. They have two kids (6 and 9). When she became a mom, she began her freelance writing career. She wrote for various publications while writing for her blog, B is 4. Her writing and blog led her to become an influencer, which opened up doors to collaborate with other businesses, such as Ink Link Marketing, US Family Guide, and Vanity Fair. During this time, she discovered her passion for marketing and social media. She recently started a new chapter in her life by returning to school to pursue her graduate degree in English, specializing in Rhetoric and Composition. She also returned to working outside the home. She now works as a copywriter and social media coordinator for a publishing company. In her free time, you can find her spending time outdoors, searching for more chocolate or coffee, and finding new adventures to do with her family. Her greatest lesson she has learned as a mom is that time is precious and that there is always something new to learn from your kids.



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