Making Life Delicious

Coastal Carolina Weddings are beautiful. From panoramic beaches to rustic barns and everywhere in between, your day and your custom dream cake will be perfectly you.

Gourmet Cupcakes

Your daily dose of delicious. 10-14 random flavors daily.
With over 100 varieties, we keep the surprises coming.

Welcome to American Dream Cakes

Onslow County’s Longest-Operating Family-Owned Bakery

In 2021, we’re celebrating 20 years in business.  We’re proudly serving Jacksonville NC and surrounding areas as Onslow County’s longest operating family-owned bakery.

Our bakery, located at 1121 Gum Branch Road, specializes in custom cake creations for all of life’s events. We are operating with minimal staff during COVID-19, but you can still stop in to pick up ready-to-go desserts like delicious gourmet cupcakes, dessert cakes, tea-cookies, and more, all made fresh daily in-house.  We also offer Curbside pickup, just give us a call when you’re in the parking lot and we’ll bring your order to your vehicle.  Wedding cake consultations and custom cake consultations can still be scheduled Tuesday-Thursday for phone or FB messenger appointments. 

Sweet Treats Trailer

Serving up fun! Our #SweetTreatsTrailer is available for weddings, corporate events, and private functions. Contact our Jacksonville store for more information about having our #SweetTreatsTrailer at your next event. Visit the Sweet Treats page to learn more.

The #SweetTreatsTrailer can also be seen at many festivals throughout the year.  Follow us on Facebook / Instagram for more on where the #SweetTreatsTrailer will be next.

Gourmet Cupcake of the Day

Banana Sundae

Banana cake, filled with fudge, topped with vanilla cheesecake mousse, and garnished with ganache, chopped peanuts, sprinkles, and a cherry on top 

Gift Cards: A Sweet Solution

Whether for a loved one, friend or the new coworker at the office our gift cards are a perfect solution with endless possibilities!


Serving up Fun!

The #SweetTreatsTrailer is seen at local fairs and festivals in Eastern NC throughout the year.  As one of the most popular food trucks in the area, it is constantly busy serving up gourmet cupcakes, fresh cookies, and cheesecake pops!


Fresh-Baked Resources

What Wedding Cake are You Quiz

Delicious Reads

Holiday Baking Tip

Holiday Baking Tip

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Fall into the Holidays 2020

Fall into the Holidays 2020

2020 has been an interesting year to say the least. Turn on any channel or station and you may hear folks talking about getting it over with and moving on to 2021.  We’ve all felt that way at times this year, but as we enter fall and head toward the holidays; we have...

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Military weddings are uniquely beautiful in their expression of patriotic pride.  Military personnel and their spouses are often asked to make great sacrifices for their service and its fitting their special day includes tributes to their service, commitment and...

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