Thanks for stopping by the Pretty Cakes blog… an online journey into the amazing world of Cake Decorating! Please look around and see what I have been up to and perhaps how I can make a “Pretty Cake” for you!

~Dawn Fletcher

A Pretty Cake for my BFF!

Birthday Cake for Sandies 50th

I have known Sandie McGill literally ALL of my life.  She is 18 months older than me and we grew up together because our Mother’s were best friends.  It is a true gift to me that we have remained close all of […]

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Update Cupcake…

Dog and Cat Cupcakes

Sooo many cupcakes have been created in the Pretty Cakes kitchen over the last few months! I LOVE making cupcakes!  They are usually filled with a shot of icing or jam or custard and iced in buttercream with a swirl or perhaps […]

Posted on: April 27th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

For People Who Prefer ONLY Buttercream Icing…

Gerbera Daisy Anniversary Cake

If there is one thing that I have discovered on this cake journey of mine, it is that the majority of Canadians absolutely detest fondant icing… Rolled Fondant is a dough-like, dense but flexible icing that is used to give a cake […]

Posted on: April 24th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

It’s Wedding Season!

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This is the very first year that Pretty Cakes can enjoy providing brides and grooms with beautiful wedding cakes and favours, so we have decided to “dive right in”! On February 20th and 21st of this year we attended the WeddingRing.ca ‘s […]

Posted on: March 11th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in News

Who has heard of Monster High? Not I!

Monster High Cake

My very best customer (Laurie) has 7 children (yes you read that correctly)!  I have had the pleasure of creating several cakes for her family and I keep a running schedule in my Kitchen for her next special day so I can […]

Posted on: January 30th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Update from the Pretty Cakes Kitchen…

Valentines cookies

Well a belated “Happy New Year” to all of my Pretty Cakes subscribers. I hope you are all doing well! I have some exciting bits of news to share since my last post in Early December… First of all… I am EXTREMELY […]

Posted on: January 25th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in News, Pretty Cakes

Upside Down Heart Shaped Santa Faced Cake!

Upside Down Heart Shaped Santa Face Pretty Cake

Everyone loves a yummy Santa Face Cake at Christmastime!  Available in 10 cake flavours, this little fella feeds approximately 8-10 people and is a fun dessert for any holiday table. I love making Santa faces and this year I decided to offer […]

Posted on: December 8th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Ho-Ho-Ho… Cookies are available now!

2015 Christmas Cookie Collection

Introducing the 2015 Pretty Cakes Christmas Cookie Collection! This year we have 13 designs to choose from.  There are 4 styles of trees, 4 styles of ornaments, 4 styles of snowflakes and our traditional Santa in a Sleigh! Pretty Cakes Cookies are […]

Posted on: December 7th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Gobble… Gobble… Gobble…

Turkeys in a box

Our American neighbours celebrate Thanksgiving in November each year so I thought this would be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the Thanksgiving treats I created for our Canadian celebration in October! This year I decided to offer both cupcakes AND cookies in […]

Posted on: November 26th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Who likes Dr Who?

Dr Who Cupcakes

Zach does… that’s who! I have met a wonderful woman who works tirelessly for the Feline Friends organization here in Stratford.  She is so very kind and giving!  Almost immediately after I did the Catapawlooza event this year Marg contacted me and […]

Posted on: November 25th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Sugar-Free Cake for Aunt Joan’s 85th!

Sugar Free Birthday Cake

Mike’s Aunt Joan turned 85 this summer and his cousin Paula asked if I could make her a cake to celebrate the occasion… There was a special request though… she wanted the cake to be completely SUGAR FREE.  Oh my… sugar-free is […]

Posted on: November 11th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

I am such a “Wine-O”

Wine Cupcakes

For the last 8 years Mike and I have been traveling to Brantford, ON to make our own wine.  Ben from Positano Wines really knows how to make a customer feel special and he has ALWAYS treated the Fletcher family right!  That’s […]

Posted on: November 11th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Classic White on Black

Classic white on black

Yesterday I published a post about the “Catapawlooza” event that I did in September.  I was very thrilled that I was given a table for the day, but it also meant that I needed to quickly create a display cake (on top […]

Posted on: October 28th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Fake Cakes