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

Chocolate Toffee Butterscotch

Chocolate cake with butterscotch chips, caramel toffee buttercream, fudge drizzle & butterscotch chips garnish 

Gift Certificates Available

Sweet Deals & More

Share the love and make someone’s day delicious with a gift card from American Dream Cakes Bakery!

Gift Certificates - American Dream Cakes

Book the Sweet Treats Trailer

Serving up Fun on the Go!

Often found at fairs and festivals, the Sweet Treats Trailer is also available for private parties.

Fresh-Baked Resources

What Wedding Cake are You Quiz

Delicious Reads

How to Bake A Perfectly Moist Cake

How to Bake A Perfectly Moist Cake

Dry cake is always disappointing. Typically, dry cake is the consequence of one (or several) of the following issues: wrong ingredients, over mixing batter, or baking the cake at the wrong temperature or for too long.   However,...

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American Dream Cakes: Our Journey with COVID-19

American Dream Cakes: Our Journey with COVID-19

Who would have thought 2020 would be the year it has shaped up to be?  We’ve seen many things shaking our communities aand lives.  COVID-19 has been one of the biggest disruptors to life aand business as we’ve known it.  Our local bakery – like many local businesses –...

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Planning the Perfect Baby Shower

Planning the Perfect Baby Shower

Any person in a mom-to-be's life can throw her a baby shower. With this easy aand comprehensive guide for planning a baby shower, you’re guaranteed to throw an event that won’t soon be forgotten.  Choose a Date aand Time  Ask the...

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