Special Occasion Cakes

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Cake…it’s personal…or at least it should be. We make cakes & desserts for any occasion. Before calling to order a cake from a bakery, please have the following information for us so that we’re better prepared to help you:

WHO is the cake celebrating? Boy/Girl; Man/Woman; Couple? Age of celebrant? What do they like/what is their style? Favorite color? Favorite pastime? What would BEST REPRESENT this person or these people? How can we make it PERSONAL?

  • Bridal showers
  • Baby showers
  • Baby Reveal Cakes
  • 1st Birthday Smash Cakes
  • Bachelorette/Erotic cakes (please call, adults only)
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Quinceaneras
  • Anniversary Cakes
  • Birthday celebrations
  • Graduation cakes*
  • Funerals & Celebrations of Life
  • Photo Shoots
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Flavors & Fillings

Special Occasion Cake Flavors

  • Blackout Chocolate Cake
  • Cheebee’s Best Carrot Cake (dairy free)*
  • Fresh Banana Cake
  • Lemony SO CAL Citrus Cake
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Sicilian Pistachio Cake
  • Smashing Pumpkin (Dairy-Free, GF Option, Sep-Feb)
  • Tiramisu (coffee-liqueur-infused vanilla)
  • Vanilla Bean Cake
  • Vanilla-Chocolate Marble Cake
  • Vegan Chocolate Cake (V)
  • Vegan Vanilla Bean Cake (V)

*Not appropriate for 3D / Sculpted Designs

Special Notes

  • Additional Gluten-free (GF) & Vegan (V) options available ($)
  • Custom flavors may be possible upon request ($)

Special Occasion Cake Frostings

FROSTINGS (A.K.A. “the icing on the cake”)

  • Almond Buttercream
  • Coconut Buttercream
  • Champagne Buttercream
  • Dark Chocolate Truffle
  • Fluffy Lemon Buttercream
  • Italian Buttercream (Vanilla)

Special Occasion Cake Filling Flavors

  • Almond Buttercream
  • Belgian Chocolate Whipped Cream (delicate, uses 60% single sourced Cacao)
  • Champagne Buttercream ($$)
  • Cinnamon Spiced Italian Buttercream
  • Coconut Buttercream
  • Dark Chocolate Truffle
  • Fluffy Lemon Buttercream
  • Fruit Creams (Raspberry, Strawberry, Mango, Passion Fruit)
  • Fruit Jams (Strawberry or Raspberry)
  • Hazelnut Buttercream
  • Key Lime Curd
  • Latte Cream Cheese
  • Lemon Curd
  • Light Chocolate Italian Buttercream
  • Oreo Buttercream
  • “PBBC” Peanut Butter Buttercream (delicate)
  • PB-Truffle Swirl (rich & decadent)
  • Salted Caramel Buttercream
  • Silky Classic Cream Cheese
  • White Chocolate Whipped Cream (delicate)

Super Sweet Extra Notes

  • Most fillings are available in Vegan Recipe, please indicate your dietary needs when you inquire.
  • All of our Fillings & Frostings are Gluten-Free (except that little stinker Oreo Buttercream).

Special Occasion Cake Flavor Add-Ons & Options

  • Rolled Fondant (only required for certain designs & sculpted cakes)
  • Liqueur Cake Soaks – Baileys, Amaretto, Kahlua, Whisky, Gewurztraminer
  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit (May-Oct)

*We gladly help select best flavors for larger cake tiers & sculpted cakes to ensure structural soundness.

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ServiceNow 2019 Kickoff Party

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How fun is this adorable dual baby birthday celebration? The wonderful couple who hosted is also a former wedding client of ours (wedding & groom's cake), so we've  gotten to create some seriously fantastic cakes for many celebrations in their lives and for their extended family. This party celebrated a one year old and a three year old! Their smash cakes (not pictured) were Lemon Citrus Cake filled with Raspberry Cream and Chocolate Cake with Hazelnut Cream. Combo parties are the new trend and we love it! This party pulled out all of the stops. Dinosaurs, face painting, a bounce house, princesses, balloon animals and a petting zoo!! A childhood dream to say the least. Thanks to these amazing vendors: Coordinator: La Dolce Idea - Sabrina Cadini Photos: Emilio Azevedo Photography Petting Zoo: My Little Pony Rides   Enjoy a few of the pictures from the day below!

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