Cupcakes and cake pops—you have had your moment. Sure, you’re cute, but you just don’t hold a candle to an old-fashioned birthday cake when it comes to celebrating with our wee ones. We prefer to slice up the real deal, and these bakeries below serve up tiers that are the talk of the town.

Sweet N’ Sinful

Located in Avondale Estates next to the Pine Street Market, Sweet N’ Sinful serves up beautiful birthday cakes at an affordable price. Known for making cakes that actually taste as good as they look, owner Layne Whitehead-Lee will whip up a confection to suit any theme or color scheme.

4B Pine St., Avondale Estates, 404-298-9100

Which Atlanta bakery do you think takes the cake? Tell us all about it below!

—Phebe Wahl

Photos courtesy of Rhodes Bakery via Facebook, Karen Portaleo for Highland Bakery via Flickr, Henri’s Bakery via Flickr, Sweet N’ Sinful, Cake Hag