Posts Tagged ‘Royal Icing’

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

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

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

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