Topic: Press

(Not)Too Cool for School

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Constructing a giant sculpted building cake…just another day at the office!  You’ve probably stumbled upon these blog posts in the past and wondered to yourself, “Who are those cool cats behind these fantastic cakes?”  We’re so glad you asked!  Let us take this opportunity to tell you about our most recent sculpted endeavor: recreating a… Read more »

Read all about us

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Extra, Extra, read all about us! Amy from MassRealty has written up a pretty nice article about our cake shop as part of her generous efforts to let her clients know where to get their custom cakes from. We thank her for including us in her search for custom cake bakeries in the Boston area…. Read more »

Watch us Compete on Food Network’s new show, Duff Till Dawn

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Tune in to Food Network’s newest cake competition show, Duff Till Dawn, on February 26th at 10pm to watch us compete for the coveted golden whisk!  Duff Goldman, our favorite cake idol ever, is the host of the show in his own cake studio in Los Angeles.  We compete against one other team of amazing cake decorators with… Read more »

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 »

Howcast videos!

Last month we got a call from asking us if we’d do a set of cake decorating videos for their “Expert” series.  The video producer they sent out (Keith McKellar) did an amazing job, and the tutorials look incredible.  So now, in addition to simply seeing the finished products, you can also see the… Read more »

TLC Fabulous Cakes

Original Air Date – February 8th 2011 @ 10 pm EST. Last weekend (Nov. 2010) the film crew from TLC’s show fabulous cakes came by the bakery to follow us around for three days while we decorated a beautiful cake for a wonderful event.  And that’s about all the information we’re allowed to give until… Read more »

WGBH Holiday Auction

You can have your cake and eat it too… or at very least have your cake and help support the important work of public broadcasting at WGBH Boston.  As part of their annual holiday auction they have put together a “Twelve Days of Christmas” package of awesome gifts to bid on.  We come in on… Read more »

Press: Amanda Oakleaf Cakes featured in Sioux Falls, SD’s Argus Leader

Amanda Oakleaf (and Tyler) were both born and raised in a small town outside of Sioux Falls, South Dakota called Hartford.  After the airing of the Food Network Challenge we got in contact with Sioux Fall’s local newspaper the “Argus Leader” and they did a really nice write-up about Amanda and our cake business. Check… Read more »

Oakleaf Cakes headed to Food Network Challenge 08.08.10

Original Air Date: August 8th 2010 @ 8pm EST! Good news! Amanda Oakleaf Cakes is going to be on the Food Network Challenge!  We filmed this episode back in March and the theme for the challenge was Dora the Explorer.  It’s a really, really exciting episode; so be sure to tune in! Here’s the official announcement:… Read more »

Check Out Our Ad In Metro!

If anyone gets a chance to pick up today’s copy of the Boston Metro (Thursday, February 4th 2009) we have a lovely little ad in there!  Very exciting! -Amanda

Boston Magazine – On Shelves Now!

Our cakes are featured in the 2010 Spring/Summer issue of Boston Weddings Magazine. Here’s our first wedding cake featured. And here is the second wedding cake they featured. Photos by Keller + Keller. Styling by Jojo Goto/ENNIS. (Taken from Boston Wedding Mag Spring/Summer 2010)