Planning a birthday party, a baby shower, a graduation party, a wedding or another type of celebration? If you’re hoping to serve a tasty cake for the big day, you can save yourself time by ordering cakes online.
Unfortunately, it’s not possible to order Costco or Walmart cakes online, but there are still plenty of places where you can log in, make your purchase and then go and pick up your cake at your local store. Here are 10 great options for you to choose from:
1. Dairy Queen
You might think of their soft serve ice cream first when you hear the words Dairy Queen, but the ice cream chain is also a great place to buy celebration cakes. With hundreds of designs and the ability to make a Dairy Queen cakes order online, you can purchase something tasty for any celebration. The catalog of options includes cakes for birthdays, baby showers, graduations, anniversaries, holidays, religious celebrations and even weddings. All of the custom cakes feature chocolate and vanilla ice cream with fudge crunch filling.
Albertsons is the second largest grocery store chain in the U.S., so there’s bound to be one of their more than 2200 locations near you. If so, you can take advantage of the easy Albertsons online ordering system to buy a dessert for any celebration. You can purchase custom sheet cakes, round cakes, character cakes and special cakes for the holiday season with the Albertsons order online site and then pick up your cake at the nearest store. The bakery usually only needs 24 hours to get your order ready.
As the largest super market chain in the country, Kroger has more than 2750 locations, and you can order a Kroger cake online and then pick up your order up at any of them. Choose the build-a-cake option to order a round, quarter sheet, half sheet or full sheet cake in the flavor you prefer and then choose your colors and decorations from numerous options. You can also use the online system to purchase licensed cakes for children’s birthdays and special occasion cakes for various types of parties.
4. Nothing Bundt Cakes
Want to order a cake and have it delivered to you? The Nothing Bundt Cake Bakery lets you do just that. Their gourmet chocolate bundt cakes come topped with delicious white icing petals and decorations like flowers and bows. With dozens of options to choose from, Nothing Bundt Cakes has desserts that are ideal for any type of party theme. You can also order the cakes online and have them sent as gifts instead of sending along flowers.
5. Harris Teeter
Serving Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Virginia and North and South Carolina, Harris Teeter is a grocery chain known for offering great deals and convenience. It’s no surprise that they make it possible for you to make a Harris Teeter cake order online and buy a cake for a low price. You can buy four different sheet cakes sizes or a single or double layer round cake and have it decorated to suit your special occasion. Gourmet dessert cakes are also available for purchase through the online system.
A small grocery chain serving Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and New York, Acme is part of the Albertsons family of grocery stores. Like their parent company, you can order Acme cakes online with as little as 24 hours notice and then pick your cake up at the store. Their selection includes round and sheet cakes, character cakes and dessert cakes.
ShopRite grocery stores serve Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania with more than 300 locations. The chain has a bakery at every one of their grocery stores, and you can place a ShopRite order online to get a cake at any of them. The Shoprite online ordering system can be used to buy not only cakes but also deli trays and hot foods, so you can order everything you need to serve at your party in one place. The bakery has a huge selection of round cakes, sheet cakes, character cakes for kids’ birthdays and gourmet cakes available.
HEB has grocery store locations all across Texas, and if you live in the Lone Star state, you probably already know the store for their cakes. With an excellent reputation for making delicious desserts, HEB is one of the most popular places to buy cakes for all types of occasions. You can buy HEB cakes online through their ordering system and choose from more 300 different designs. It’s possible to request customizations like custom greetings or decorations in a certain color when you complete your order.
9. Giant Eagle
Giant Eagle supermarkets are found throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, Maryland and Indiana and are popular places to purchase cakes. Now, you can order Giant Eagle cakes online and then visit your closest location to pick them up. The online system can be used to purchase certain licensed cakes and custom special occasion cakes. You can choose from round and sheet cakes with or without filling and then specify what colors you want to have the cake decorated with when you make an online order.
10. Cold Stone
Cold Stone Creamery ice cream shops make it easy to serve cake and ice cream together for a celebration. Their cakes include a layer of tasty cake beneath a layer of hard serve ice cream in a flavor that you pick. There are many different Cold Stone cakes that you can choose, including gourmet options and design-it-yourself options. In some locations, you can even email a photograph and have it printed in the icing of the cake. Nearly all Cold Stone Creamery stores accept online orders. Use your zip code to search and find a store near your area.
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