Swiss Haus Bakery

A Tradition in Philadelphia for 90 Years

Swiss Haus Bakery bakes the finest Cakes, Pastries, and Cookies using century old European recipes that have been a Philadelphia Tradition for 90 years. At Swiss Haus, we use only the finest ingredients and take great care to make your wedding, birthday, anniversary or special occasion extra special. All of our products are baked fresh with love and care at our location. If you are in the neighborhood, please stop by our cafe for a nice hot cup of coffee or tea and bite into one of our delicious treats.

M-F: 7 AM to 6 PM
Sat: 7 AM to 6 PM
Sun: 9 AM to 5 PM

Swiss Haus Cakes

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With all of the cakes, sizes, and styles we can offer, there are literally thousands of possible cakes we can make.  On this page, we detail some of our most popular. 

The first nine cakes on our menu are available to walk in customers in our case daily.  Come in, pick out a cake, and we'll personalize it for you and send you on your way in a matter of minutes.  

If you'd like anything else on our menu, kindly give us at least 24 hrs notice, and we'll be happy to whip it up for you (48 hrs for cakes larger than a 10" round).  


Every Day Cakes

Hazelnut Cake: This is our most popular cake.  three layers of hazelnut sponge filled with vanilla buttercream. Our traditional chocolate shavings cover the sides. If you want to be fancy, order it with the mocha buttercream in lieu of the vanilla buttercream. Available daily in 9" round, 7" round, 4"x4" square, and a roll.  

Hazelnut Cake: This is our most popular cake.  three layers of hazelnut sponge filled with vanilla buttercream. Our traditional chocolate shavings cover the sides. If you want to be fancy, order it with the mocha buttercream in lieu of the vanilla buttercream. Available daily in 9" round, 7" round, 4"x4" square, and a roll.  

Mocha Cake: Our three layer vanilla sponge cake is combined with a Swiss mocha buttercream and is covered on the sides with crushed cashew nuts to bring you a great coffee flavor. If you don’t want the cashew nuts we are happy to cover the sides in chocolate shavings or nothing at all (7" or larger).  Available daily in 9" round, 7" round, 4"x4" square, and a roll.

Mocha Cake: Our three layer vanilla sponge cake is combined with a Swiss mocha buttercream and is covered on the sides with crushed cashew nuts to bring you a great coffee flavor. If you don’t want the cashew nuts we are happy to cover the sides in chocolate shavings or nothing at all (7" or larger).  Available daily in 9" round, 7" round, 4"x4" square, and a roll.

Rum Cake: This cake is made with three layers of vanilla sponge cake, and is filled with a rum buttercream. The sides are covered in crushed cashew nuts. If you don’t want the cashew nuts we are happy to cover the sides in chocolate shavings or nothing at all (7" or larger). Available daily in 9" round, 7" round, and 4"x4" square.

Rum Cake: This cake is made with three layers of vanilla sponge cake, and is filled with a rum buttercream. The sides are covered in crushed cashew nuts. If you don’t want the cashew nuts we are happy to cover the sides in chocolate shavings or nothing at all (7" or larger). Available daily in 9" round, 7" round, and 4"x4" square.


Sacher Cake: This cake is three layers of velvety chocolate buttercream, spread over a moist Viennese chocolate sponge cake. The sides are covered in chocolate shavings. Available daily in 7" round.

Sacher Cake: This cake is three layers of velvety chocolate buttercream, spread over a moist Viennese chocolate sponge cake. The sides are covered in chocolate shavings. Available daily in 7" round.

Vanilla Cake: This cake is a three layer sponge cake and is filled with vanilla buttercream. White chocolate shavings cover the sides. Available daily in 7" round.

Vanilla Cake: This cake is a three layer sponge cake and is filled with vanilla buttercream. White chocolate shavings cover the sides. Available daily in 7" round.

Half & Half Cake: A layer of our vanilla sponge cake topped with a layer of light chocolate sponge cake. One half has vanilla buttercream, while the other half has chocolate buttercream. Available daily in 7" round.

Half & Half Cake: A layer of our vanilla sponge cake topped with a layer of light chocolate sponge cake. One half has vanilla buttercream, while the other half has chocolate buttercream. Available daily in 7" round.


Chocolate Chip Pound Cake: Three layer chocolate pound cake layered with Swiss vanilla buttercream. Available daily in 7" round.

Chocolate Chip Pound Cake: Three layer chocolate pound cake layered with Swiss vanilla buttercream. Available daily in 7" round.

Devil's Food Cake: Three layers of moist dense devil’s food cake with chocolate buttercream. Available daily in 7" round.

Devil's Food Cake: Three layers of moist dense devil’s food cake with chocolate buttercream. Available daily in 7" round.

7 Layer Cake: Seven layers of chocolate cake with our vanilla buttercream, compressed into a delicious cake.  Available in one size only.  Also available with chocolate buttercream and vanilla cake.

7 Layer Cake: Seven layers of chocolate cake with our vanilla buttercream, compressed into a delicious cake.  Available in one size only.  Also available with chocolate buttercream and vanilla cake.


Other Cakes

Loaves: We have smaller cakes available daily.  Varieties include Jewish Apple, Cream Cheese Pound, and Pecan Chocolate Chip Pound Cake.

Loaves: We have smaller cakes available daily.  Varieties include Jewish Apple, Cream Cheese Pound, and Pecan Chocolate Chip Pound Cake.

Blue Berry Pound Cake: Topped with icing, this could be a breakfast or a dessert.

Blue Berry Pound Cake: Topped with icing, this could be a breakfast or a dessert.

Strawberry Pound Cake: Strawberry infused pound cake, covered in strawberry buttercream and topped with sliced strawberries.  This is sold by the slice in the store (most days) or available as a whole cake by order. 

Strawberry Pound Cake: Strawberry infused pound cake, covered in strawberry buttercream and topped with sliced strawberries.  This is sold by the slice in the store (most days) or available as a whole cake by order. 


Additional Cake Offerings

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In addition to the cakes available daily, we make all of the following cakes to order:

  • Andy's Apple
  • Banana Shortcake
  • Black Forrest Cake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Cheesecake (with or without fruit)
  • Chocolate Banana Cake
  • Chocolate Mousse Cake
  • Chocolate Raspberry Torte
  • Chocolate Roll
  • Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake
  • Dobash Cake
  • German Chocolate Cake
  • Italian Rum Cake
  • Raspberry Mirror Cake
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Strawberry Shortcake
  • Strawberry Pound Cake
  • Windmill Cake

Order at least a day in advance and we'll decorate any cake in a similar style to the one to the right.  For available sizes and prices, see here: Pricing.