As many of our Facebook and Twitter followers already know, we’ve been running a super terrific, awesomely fun competition for the last three weeks. We call it “Guess the Cake!” The idea is pretty simple. We post a picture of an unfinished cake on our twitter and facebook pages You guess the cake on facebook… Read more »
Last weekend Tyler got yelled at by a customer because his cake was just too large to safely put into a box. Rather than blow up at the guy Tyler channeled his anger into this hilarious, if not somewhat passive-aggressive, info-graphic. We love our customers, but yelling at us, after we just spent 5 hours… Read more »
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 »
We made a Cookie Monster cake today, and we decided to video tape it so you could see in very simple terms how we go from structure to completed cake. ommmm nommmm nommmm nommmm!!!!
Amanda Oakleaf Cakes has a new twitter account where we do cool things like post photos of cakes we’ve decorated, hold “Guess the Cake” competitions, and best of all, talk directly with you – our most favorite people! So in celebration of this, and to get the word out, the FIRST 500 people to follow… Read more »
For those of you who’ve ever seen our cakes and wondered: “how do they do that?” we give you our new, most awesome video series called “Cake Answers.” Today, in part 1, Tyler and Amanda show you how they go about making our super-delicious marshmallow fondant. Yum!
Today we finally broke down and decided to try out the twitter. Soon our lives will be full #computerized @gibberish and cutesy-bird-related words, but if it provides a better way for us to share our awesome cakes with you all, then more power. Follow us at: http://twitter.com/oakleafcakes or, if you’re already a tweet-ier-twit-tweet-er-whatever @oakleafcakes …technology… Read more »
Let the count-down begin! Now only 3 hours to go until the Food Network Challenge! Watch it @ 8pm EST and Pacific, and 7pm Central, on the Food Network. On a more personal note: Myself, Tyler, Alicia, Liz, Julie, Alyssa, & Brian -really want to thank everyone for all of the support and good wishes…. Read more »
Some cakes look best in their natural environment. Zorro is a bomb sniffing dog, so he’s very much at home taking a drive in the car. At least that’s what this photo made us think of.
To spread the word about our new storefront we’re letting you send your friends who haven’t yet tried our cake a gift certificate for a FREE CUPCAKE! It’s simple: Just fill our the form below, and we’ll send your friend a coupon for a FREE CUPCAKE! No strings, no mailing lists, no shady behavior. Just… Read more »
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 »
We’re in it again! Check out the latest issue of Boston Weddings Magazine. Our cake design is on page 127.
We’re rolling out cheesecakes just in time for Father’s Day! No need to order, we have them ready for pick up in our display. Choose from our two fresh new flavors baked on site; New York Vanilla or Strawberry-tastic both with a crispy graham cracker crust and whipped buttercream accents. Either flavor $48.00 for approx…. Read more »
Our used-to-be-intern, now awesome new decorator, Julie just got married. Because their dog could not accompany them on their cruise wedding we made this cake for their rehearsal dinner. Their german shepherd, named Zorro, goes to work with her husband as a bomb-sniffing dog. It was such an honor to create this cake for Julie… Read more »