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

Introducing a client who REALLY “Takes the Cake”!

Shortly after I officially opened Pretty Cakes for business, a woman was referred to me by a neighbour.  Laurie messaged me through Facebook and asked if I could make a “Mermaid Cake” for her daughter.  Thus began a relationship (and friendship) that […]

Posted on: June 28th, 2017 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

For the LOVE of Harley-Davidson!

I have owned my 883 Harley-Davidson motorcycle for about 2 years now and if there is one thing I have discovered through the experience, it is that once you join the Harley-Davidson family you meet the nicest, most caring and fun loving […]

Posted on: June 21st, 2017 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in News, Pretty Cakes

New Website… easier navigation!

Hello everyone… I am THRILLED to announce that we have a brand new website for you to peruse.  Chris Steingart from QT Web Designs has created the most amazing “new look” for Pretty Cakes, which will make it so much more convenient […]

Posted on: January 19th, 2017 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in News

Sunny Day… Sweepin’ the clouds away…

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!

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!

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!

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…

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…

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!

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…

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!

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