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Due to the directive put forth by Governor Newsom, Skiff's Cakes will be closed until news of the containment of COVID-19 has been established. Above all, we want to do everything we can to protect our staff, as well as our community, and it is our belief that if we all cooperate with state and local officials, we will have the best chance of reopening sooner, rather than later. Until that time, we wish good health and safety to you, your family and friends, and our loyal patrons.
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About Skiff's

From our humble beginnings in 1992, Skiff’s Cakes continues to work tirelessly to provide Wedding and Special Occasion cakes that delight and impress even the most discriminating tastes. Throughout Ventura County, California, our reputation for quality and care remains unparalleled, and yet, it is that same dedication to every dessert we bake, that keeps it our passion. Just one visit to our quaint Victorian style bakery will have you making future plans to visit us again and again!!

If you have never tried our lemon bars, champagne creampuffs, mini eclairs or one of our delectable, gourmet brownies you simply have not lived! Ask about special sizing options to add more variety and affordability to your next event.

Looking for a perfect centerpiece for your next special event? Perhaps, with a full assortment of custom cookies and cupcakes?!! Skiff’s Cakes boasts an enthusiastic and innovative team of decorators dedicated to assist you in taking your dessert ideas from dream to reality!

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Wedding Cakes

Of course, we are still best known for our Wedding Cakes!! Whether your inspirations are bold, unique and extravagant, or simple and more refined, Skiff’s Cakes caters to both style and budget. As always, the consultation and tasting are complimentary! (We never pass on an opportunity to celebrate an engagement!

We only require a $100.00 deposit (non refundable*) to include your wedding reception on our calendar. While we try to honor a first come/first considered method for scheduling any event, those receptions that are further away from our physical location are advised to contact us sooner, rather than later, for a consultation (no time is too soon!). * Deposit of $100. is required in order to reserve date and time of delivery. While it will apply to the final balance, it cannot be reused for credit on any future cake or dessert.

Menu

From delicious traditional flavors to more contemporary, luscious fillings and icings that are beautiful and delicious, Skiff's has a wide selection of cake options. Click on the image to download our cake menu. Remember that all e-mailed orders must be confirmed via telephone, or in person at Skiff's Cakes.
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Goodies to Go! Order Online

In a hurry, yet can't resist picking up some Skiff's treats? You can order cupcakes, tarts, brownies and other delicious items on line, then pick up your order at Skiff's! Click the image below to choose and place your order. NOTE: This service is only available during normal business hours.
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Skiff's Gallery

A modest sampling of the imaginative and delicious creations from Skiff's Cakes

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Wedding Cakes

Black & White
Chocolate Dream
Connoisseur
Blue Cross
Eiffel
Pearls & Peach
Triple Pink Roses
Pink with White Roses

Specialty Cakes

A Good Read
Princess Carraige
Unicorn Girl
Shoes!
Baby Princess
Code Geek
Duckies
Tropical

Gourmet Cupcakes

Circus Friends
Mermaids
Woodland Creatures
Rest in Peace

Testimonials

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    I make up fake occasions just to order their creations.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Skiff's cakes are amazing! We got our wedding cake here, and our first anniversary cake here...and I will go back to this bakery as often as possible because their cakes are just amazing...cannot be beat for price and taste.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Perfect... There are so many choices from different fillings to different cakes, and decorations. Perfect for wedding cakes, birthday cakes, or any other excuse ...
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Beautiful and Yummy. Skiff's makes the best cakes, they are light and fluffy, and tasty. They are so yummy. Their cakes are beautiful. Lots of choices for cakes and fillings.They are wonderful for wedding cakes, the top tier saves exceptionally well in the freezer.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    A++++!  The cake was SO good. It was like a cake fresh from your Mom’s oven. My husband and I have been eating the cake every night since the wedding because it is so good. Highly recommended.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Great cakes!  "I've had Skiff's white cake with champagne filling and buttercream icing. It was THE best wedding cake I've ever tasted.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    This bakery is amazing. We order all our birthday cakes from them and have also had them make 2 custom cakes for us that were mind blowing! Their daily selection of sweets is wonderful and everything is absolutely delicious! Best bakery in SoCal by far.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Skiff's cakes did an amazing job on a cake for my father in laws birthday! Omar was amazing helping me with the order long distance. I was able to send some ideas via email and complete the order over the phone! It definitely exceeded my expectations! The taste of the cake was amazing too! Thank you, I just wish you had a location near me in Colorado!
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Amazing cupcakes, macarons, and other treats. Their presentation is top notch in style and creativity, their flavors are rich and decadent. Easily on par with (and in most cases better than) the best bakeries in Los Angeles and New York. If Skiff's were located in a big city there would be people lined up around the block. Lucky for us it's in Simi so it's always a mellow and easy going experience. A true local gem!
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

FAQ

How early do I need to place my order? 
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We request a week's notice for any cakes that are scheduled to be picked up on the weekend. (Wedding and shaped cakes may require more notice).
Do you use fondant on your cakes?
While fondant can be an invaluable decorative element, we try to limit its use to enhance an otherwise iced cake (vanilla butter cream or whipped cream) whenever possible. Our goal is to create a cake that will entice your eyes and your taste buds, at the same time!!
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Can I place an order through E-mail?
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Yes. However every emailed order must be confirmed in person, or by telephone with a Skiff's Cakes staff member or we will not be able to process your order.
Do you have a menu?
Yes! Simply visit the Menu / Goodies to Go page, where you can download a free pdf of our cake menu.
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What about prices? How do I request a price quote?
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With the exception of the Goodies to Go items, Skiff's does not publish nor send price quotes via email. Every cake is unique and created with your taste in mind. For all pricing information either call us at 805-582-4882 or visit our location in Simi Valley, California.

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