o“Our goal is to provide the fresh scratch-made alternative to frozen grocery store cakes and pastries.”


Serving the Lake Tahoe region for over 25 years, Don bakes everything from scratch right at his on-site Bakery. The award-winning innovator in cake design creates a plethora of visually appealing and mouth-watering choices. From traditional all-occasion, specialty wedding, flair and signature cakes to cupcakes, pastries, croissants and so much more. The flavors, fillings and options are endless.

  • Complimentary in-store tastings
  • One-year anniversary fresh cake top included with all wedding cakes
  • Convenient free delivery
  • Mix and match cake layers at no additional charge
  • Complimentary coordination with your Chapel or Hotel


Wedding Cakes

Don the Baker specializes in customized wedding cakes and every wedding cake must be unique and delicious. Don listens to each bride or wedding coordinator and is the expert to customize to your imagination and desire. One-year anniversary fresh cake top included with all wedding cakes!

Made fresh on-premise, Don the Baker creatively uses a wide variety of styles, flavors and filling choices to accommodate your most demanding baking needs.

“Don was recommended to us by our wedding venue and I’m so glad that he made our cake. He has great prices and the cake was exactly how I wanted to be. I’m very picky and detail oriented and all the pictures I showed Don on how to make our cake, he exceeded my expectations. He even delivered the cake to our reception. You can really tell he loves what he does! Highly recommended Cakes by the lake!!!
– Lisa M.
West Sacramento, CA


Cakes for any occasion

All of Don’s cake layers, icings and fillings are made from scratch with the finest quality ingredients. An innovator in cake design and the most delicious tasting flavors, the choices are endless! Don makes cakes with Flair, Signature and Specialty cakes….you decide. Mix and match cake layers at no additional charge!

“I create original fresh Cakes that are creative yet 100% deliciously edible.”
Don the Baker



Indulge yourself in your favorite flavors, toppings and designs. These fresh baked cupcakes will make your occasion more memorable.

“Don just made us delicious chocolate cupcakes for our wedding . He is such a nice guy and we really enjoyed meeting him and chatting at his bakery. His prices are crazy reasonable and he doesn’t charge for delivery. He made our special day even more so. Thank you Don”

Chandler, AZ



The sweetest taste is at your command. From buttery croissants to that cinnamon sensation, Indulge Yourself!


Baked Goods

Don will take the pressure off your baking demands by making the most delicious fresh cookies, breads and more.


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