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

Sunny Day… Sweepin’ the clouds away…

Sesame Street Cake

Sunny Day Sweepin’ the clouds away On my way to where the air is sweet Can you tell me how to get, How to get to Sesame Street… I think anyone and everyone who reads this post will be familiar with the […]

Posted on: June 13th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

The Fun You Can Have with Wilton Character Pans!

Start Your Engines

I personally own more than 100 Wilton Character Cake Pans! I collect them actually… by searching for older discontinued models on Kijjiji or ebay.  My collection includes everything from Ballerina Slippers to Scoobie Doo and everything you can think of in between!  […]

Posted on: June 10th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Kids Cakes are great!

Hungry Caterpillar Birthday Cake

When I first began decorating cakes I was mostly focused on the idea of wedding cakes and adult birthday cakes.  It quickly became apparent to me that many parents wanted really special cakes for their children’s birthday parties. Since I do not […]

Posted on: June 8th, 2016 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

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!


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 ‘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