Topic: Cake Adventures

Graduation Cakes

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Graduation season is in full swing and we wanted to share some of our latest creations to celebrate students’ years of hard work.  You may not have known this but your degree isn’t official until you’ve ordered a custom Oakleaf cake to commemorate your special day.

Composting!

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At the cake shop not all business is strictly cake.  We’ve recently been collecting egg shells and other organic waste such as carrot peels (from our carrot cake recipe) and the banana peel we ate for lunch to use in our compost pile.  We then mix them up with other waste from the house such… Read more »

100 mini wedding cakes marathon

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Last weekend we created a marathon of a wedding cake order.  Instead of the usual, more formal sit-down dinner, this couple decided on a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres to be passed around.   So we made 100 mini wedding cakes, one for each guest, to be passed around on waiters’ trays.  It took a good… Read more »

We’re in the Dig!

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A reporter/writer from Dig Boston came to visit us a couple weeks ago and wrote this lovely article about us which is in this week’s Dig!  It’s one of our most favorite write-ups of all time : ) For our cake fans who exist outside the great city of Boston here’s an online link to… Read more »

Vintage fabric inspired wedding cake

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Here is a wedding cake we designed last week that has definitely found a spot in our category of favorite ever wedding cake designs.  It’s our rendition of what’s popular in the wedding world right now, dusty rose, fabric and lace ruffles, broach flowers and anything vintage!  This cake is fairly large standing 3 feet… Read more »

Oakleaf Cakes featured on CNN

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Every once in a while we do our jobs so well that it gets featured on CNN.  This was one of those times. The full article and video are linked below: http://eatocracy.cnn.com/2012/01/17/life-sized-stormtrooper-cake-takes-eaters-to-the-delicious-side/

We built a life-size Stormtrooper and he was delicious.

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This may be the world’s most epic cake. This beautiful cake was created for the hungry patrons at the Arisia Sci-Fi Convention in Boston, MA.  The stormtrooper stands at 6 feet 4 inches tall, weighed at least 300 lbs, and fed nearly 600 hungry conventioneers! The building of the Stormtrooper cake was an epic event… Read more »

Epic Stormtrooper Cake Today!

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Today is the day! We deliver our most epic cake ever to Westin Waterfront for the Arisia Sci-Fi Convention where it will be on display today and then devoured tomorrow!  The only way to see him assembled is to be at Arisia : ) Of course we’ll post process pictures for those of you who are… Read more »

Life Size Stormtrooper Cake Update

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Stormtrooper cake progress update! For those of you who haven’t heard yet, we are making a life-size Stormtrooper out of cake. It will be on display (and for eating) next week Jan 13th and 14th at Arisia Sci-Fi Convention at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Downtown Boston. You gonna want to be there 🙂 Here’s a couple… Read more »