Topic: Cake Adventures

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:

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 »

*Dreamin’ of a White Christmas *

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It looks like we’re not having any snow for Christmas in Boston this year.  Good thing we got some fabulous, wintery, snow-filled Christmas cake orders in to fill that void.  Enjoy a few of the cakes we made this weekend and Merry Christmas from the entire crew at Amanda Oakleaf Cakes! Gumpaste snowflakes with edible… Read more »

Life Size Storm Trooper Cake….wait what?!

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Yes, we are making a life size storm trooper cake.  It will be on display this time next month at the Arisia Sci-Fi Convention at the Westin Waterfront Hotel in Downtown Boston. More updates and details to come.  We just wanted to announce that we are making a life-size storm trooper out of cake!

Troubleshooting Cake

Before I started my own bakery I used to wonder why everyone didn’t just make good cake.  It’s not like the high quality recipes that we use at our bakery are some big secret.  Sure, we’ve spent years perfecting them, but the basics of making a good cake are readily available to anyone with access… Read more »