Sugary Dreams Realized
In The Heart Of DC
We are open seven days a week in the Shaw neighborhood at 1250 9th Street NW in Washington, DC. We look forward to your visit!
Monday: 7a – 2p
Tuesday – Thursday: 7a – 7p
Friday: 7a – 8p
Saturday: 8a – 8p
Sunday: 9a – 7p
A sleek, modern space, filled with freshly baked good & delicious coffee is all we’ve ever dreamed of. Open 7 days a week, enjoy a bite at our beautiful, reclaimed wood Salt & Sundry farm table, or a sip of Compass Coffee in our cozy corner chair. Peruse our grab-and-go giftables from local printer BellaJenna or our American Made cake toppers by Alexis Maddox.
At Buttercream, we offer delicious treats and a comfortable atmosphere, hold the Wifi. We want our guests to enjoy their food and their company uninterrupted, taking a moment to unplug. Books, however, are always welcome!
Our showcase is stocked daily with fresh baked goods. We offer several signature items that you won’t find anywhere else! From our stuffed breakfast bomb, crispy queen b or moist cinnascone to our homemade hohos, funfetti cookie cream pies and fancy pants s’mores bar, we have a little something for everyone.
We also offer a rotating roster of pies, bars, cupcakes and cookies. Plus, French macarons in a variety of flavors from Nutella to lavender-lemon to rosewater-raspberry jam. And last, but certainly not least, 8″ cakes, available whole or by the slice. Because nothing beats a slice of decadent cake with a perfectly prepared mocha latte!
Be it a birthday, anniversary, housewarming or just the fact that you made it to another weekend we make cakes for every occasion. We offer an assortment of signature flavors paired with classic designs, but in reality, the sky is the limit. Smash cakes, tiered birthday cakes, themed baby shower cakes and beyond, we can create something to have your guests oohing and aahing and talking about the cake well after the party has ended.
Our classic celebration cakes are available for pre-order with 72 hours notice. Cakes are scratch baked, then decorated the day before picking up to ensure freshness. Never frozen! Please visit our online store for photos, information and to place and order up to 2 months in advance. To book an order further in advance, reach out using the contact form and we will get an invoice over to you. It’s never to early to get on our calendar!
Our custom buttercream & fondant cakes are designed with your event in mind are some of our favorite things to make! We recommend reaching out a minimum of 4 weeks in advance of your event to ensure our calendar has space and to avoid disappointment. Custom cakes using themes, fondant or other non-standard decorations must be finalized and paid for at least 5 days in advance of pick up. In many cases, however, additional time may be required as some details require more time to complete. Please be sure to fill out our cake inquiry form so we can hear a little about what you need and get back to you quickly!
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