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Cakes By Christa
Cakes By Christa

Cakes By Christa

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Introduction: This high-end DC area creative cakery is ready to help with your big day. It's important to translate your vision into an edible creation. Cakes by Christa will take time in preparation and delivery of your order! Whether your are looking for fondant or buttercream cakes, we can help you. Interested in a desert table? Let's accommodate that with coordinating chocolate covered Oreos and pretzels, with your cake order! Every order, whether big or small, is for someone special - Cakes by Christa will be there to help you turn your ideas into a custom cake for your special occasion!

Current Top Pro

Hired 19 times

Background checked

1 employee

2 years in business

Payment methods

Apple Pay, Cash, Credit card, PayPal, Square cash app, Venmo

Social media

Facebook, Instagram

Currently a top pro

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Jul - Dec

Jan - Jun

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

Wear gloves during the job

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

Featured Projects
  • Wedding cake and treats

    Approx. $750

  • Virtual Wedding Consultations and Cake tasting

    Approx. $30

Photos and Videos

194 photos


Customers rated this pro highly for work quality, professionalism, and responsiveness.

Exceptional 5.0

22 reviews


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Brenda T.

Wedding Cakes

Christa created a beautiful cake and cupcakes for our Wedding Reception. The cakes were delicious and well presented. The delivery was on time and as promised. Thank you for ajob well done! Brenda and Brian S.
Cakes By Christa's reply
I’m so glad you enjoyed your cake! Thank you for the wonderful review!
Nov 10, 2020
Raina B.

Wedding Cakes

Christa was so professional and easy to work with. She created a beautiful cake for our wedding that tasted amazing! I was so happy with her work, timely delivery, and ability to execute my vision. Excellent!!!
Jul 27, 2020
Sephora g.

Pastry Chef and Cake Making Services

Your hand work is truly amazing, the structure was 🙌🏾🙌🏾🙌🏾 thanks so much for putting a smile on my son’s face. The cake was yummy and was gone before the night was over, my guest enjoyed it and I will be hiring you for my future events. Thanks so much
Cakes By Christa's reply
Thank you! I really enjoyed being able to get creative with this project!
Nov 9, 2020
Qianna N.

Pastry Chef and Cake Making Services

Our cake was AMAZING and tasted delicious! We’ll definitely order from Christa again. She’s super professional and the quality of her work is unmatched. Thank you !
Sep 23, 2020
Nicole M.

Wedding Cakes

As a vegan it’s hard to find good cake but you nailed this one and everyone enjoyed it I would highly recommend you for any event
Aug 23, 2020
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Christa Pettie


  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    I have a set pricing structure starting at $4.00 per serving with a $100 minimum for small orders. Cupcakes start at $40 a dozen. The price increases with the complexity of design and additional materials. The Fine Print: Buttercream cakes start at $4.00 and fondant cakes start at $5.00 per serving. Tiered Cakes increase $0.25 per serving with each additional tier. 3-D Cakes involving sculpting and carving start at $5.00 per serving Smash cakes start at $25 when ordered with a party cake Cupcakes start at $40/dozen Chocolate covered Oreos, pretzels, and strawberries start at $30/dozen. Minimum order cake order is $100 Delivery minimum is $40 Delivery is $1.25 a mile (starting from 20616) All orders under $150 must be paid in full to secure delivery date All orders above $150 require a nonrefundable deposit of 50% of the total order

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    The customer sends me a basic inquiry then we work together to determine their preferences and how I could execute. Then I send a few pictures with the elements I would incorporate into their cake along with an invoice.

  • How did you get started doing this type of work?

    I started as a hobby baker and fell in love with Cake decorating. Soon after I started taking classes and eventually applied for a business license!

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