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Fashion inspired wedding cake…

Some brides know exactly what they want, (and in some cases what they don’t) and sometimes they throw out a few key words that help guide you to the new place.   Both are good, but the latter requires a … Continue reading

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Extravagant Wedding Cakes

Tara and Travis were married last summer.  As a long time client of mine, it was a privilege to get to make their wedding cake.  They are an amazing couple and they had a celebration that suited them to a … Continue reading

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Charles James, the Met Gala and Vogue…

Vogue called and asked me to play Barbie! In honor of the Met Gala’s tribute to the iconic designer Charles James, Vogue asked me and 5 other amazing cake designers to dress Barbie in some of his most stunning couture … Continue reading

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Nintendo AND Disney AND Cake

I’ve adored all things Disney since my first trip to Orlando in 1975. So when the lovely Jarita from Nintendo World called about a cake for a Disney event, I was honored to get to bring them both to life … Continue reading

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The Art of Floral Wedding Cakes

I was introduced to sugar flowers on a Food Network special more than a dozen years ago.  This was before pastry school, before cakes and Sugar Couture, back in a time when I would bounce from creative project to creative … Continue reading

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Never Say Never; Birthday Cake Edition

When I made this cake, I spent more than 8 hours painting all the little gray boxes on the side of the trunk cake.  After that, while nursing my sore wrists, I swore I’d never do it again.  Two weeks … Continue reading

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Our Top Party Cakes of the Year

One of my favorite things about making cakes is that every single one is different.  Every party is different, every guest of honor, so it stands to reason that no two cakes are ever exactly the same.  Here are a … Continue reading

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Brides Best Wedding Cakes of the Year!

Its always  a bit of a trill to have an amazing publication like Brides Magazine to encourage my best work.   Here is their slideshow of what they deem the most creative wedding cakes of the year.   So proud … Continue reading

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Black Lace Wedding Cake

I love it when my clients are willing to go in brave new directions with their wedding cake.  And this black based wedding cake has been percolating in the back of my mind for a long time.  The bride told … Continue reading

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A whole new world… Bananas. A recipe.

A few years ago I hit on one of those holiday recipes that became tradition. A sweet potato casserole that had one magical ingredient… banana. But it wasn’t just the banana that made it so special, it was the treatment … Continue reading

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