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

Werewolf Cake for a Halloween time Birthday!

I have made several cakes for my Cousin Adam’s family!  There was the ½ birthday Spidey Cake… The pretty red flower blossom cake… and the Coliseum cake that I have already done blog posts about.  I have also created a Tardis cake […]

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

Beautiful Baby Cookies shipped 1500kms

When Mike and I went to Texas in 2011 with his parents, we ended up staying in Missouri for 17 days on the way home.  Michael’s Dad had a heart attack on the night that we stopped in Springfield.  We have so […]

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

October was busy for Pretty Cakes in Breslau!

My husband Michael has a cousin in Breslau Ontario that he is very fond of.  Cheryl and her husband Kevin are great friends of ours who support ALL of our endeavours.  I am also particularly fond of  their daughters Katrina and Sabrina […]

Posted on: January 6th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Rollin… rollin… rollin…

I was thrilled to be asked to make a Groom’s Cake in the early winter of 2014 for a lovely couple from Stratford who were getting married! The Groom (Sam) works for a local transport company called Steed Standard Transport (SST) and […]

Posted on: January 1st, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A Sea of Sunflowers!

I love to make and decorate sugar cookies because they are so versatile.  You can use a decorated sugar cookie for ANY occasion… Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Birthdays, Mothers Day etc… and they also make amazing wedding favours! Earlier this year I was […]

Posted on: November 26th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

The Leaning Tower that ALMOST Leaned Too Far!

If I learn something new from each cake that I create, then I consider it a “win”! My Uncle Randy is one of my favourite people in the world.  He is an accomplished sculptor, married to my Aunt Debbie and a genuine […]

Posted on: November 7th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

Piano Cake for Jillian!

I am so grateful that my friends and associates have supported me in my journey to learn cake decorating. In the summertime, my friend and colleague Chris Steingart from QT Web Designs (the designer of my Pretty Cakes blog and logo etc) […]

Posted on: November 6th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

3rd Time is a Charm!

I am so blessed to have the most amazing husband in the world!  Michael has vowed to take me to Chicago up to 4 times each year to take certificate courses at The Wilton School. True to his word, we traveled to […]

Posted on: October 27th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Wilton School

Abigail Turns 2!

One of my very first Pretty Cakes clients was my friend Amber Van der Eijk from here in Stratford.  She had worked with Michael on her business and after he retired from Coaching, she contacted me and asked if I could make […]

Posted on: October 24th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A Simple Cake for a Dear Friend

In the spring of 2014 I had designed an extremely intricate cake for my dear friend Kim Ivison’s birthday.  It was to be 3 stacked Chinese food containers with a dragon flowing through it.  I was actually very excited to make it […]

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A Special Lady Turns 80!

The cakes that I LOVE the most to create are the ones that allow me to showcase the skills I learned at the Wilton School’s Masters Course! Michael’s Mom has a lifelong friend that was celebrating her 80th birthday this year.  Martha […]

Posted on: October 18th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

For a true “Belieber”

My Niece Laura McGill is a diehard Justin Bieber fan.  She has pillows and blankets and posters… oh my! Last year, for her birthday, we had a sleep over here in Stratford.  We watched Justin’s movie and ate all of his favourite […]

Posted on: October 16th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes

A BIG project for a BIG Wedding!

In May of this year I was asked to quote on wedding favor cookies similar to the ones I had done for my niece’s wedding last year.  The bride (Marygold) wanted 120 cookies… 60 bride and 60 groom sugar cookies packaged and […]

Posted on: October 14th, 2014 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in Pretty Cakes