Posts Tagged ‘piping’

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

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

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

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

Ho-Ho-Ho… Cookies are available now!

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…

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

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

Catapawlooza in Stratford!

Volunteering is one of the absolute BEST ways that you can “give back” to your community.  Since Michael and I have lived in Stratford I have given my time to the local Library, city elections and most recently I have joined the […]

Posted on: October 27th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in News, Pretty Cakes

The Wonderful World of David’s Cakes Part 6 (the finale)

THIS (2 day) CLASS… this is the reason why I traveled to Idaho!  ALL things led up to THIS!!! Elite Royal Icing Stringwork!  I was so excited I could barely sleep the night before! My dear Lorena had gone home that morning, […]

Posted on: September 26th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in David's Cakes

The Wonderful World of David’s Cakes Part 3

We delved into the tasty world of Buttercream briefly one morning and enjoyed a tutorial from David about the ins and outs of Buttercream creations.  It was so interesting to hear about the British traditions and the differences between North American views […]

Posted on: September 21st, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in David's Cakes

The Wonderful World of David’s Cakes Part 1

In April this year I had the pleasure of traveling to Idaho USA to train for several days with the world renowned Cake Master David MacCarfrae from England! (The man who had designed and created wedding cakes for the Royal Family!) I […]

Posted on: September 17th, 2015 by Pretty Cakes | Posted in David's Cakes