Friday, October 29, 2010

Chinese Food

Rachel's Bat Mitzvah celebration was held at a Chinese restaurant, so they carried that theme over to her cake!

The torah scroll, fortune cookie, chop sticks and Chinese take-out box were all hand-sculpted out of rolled chocolate. Lavender buttercream flowers and ribbons were added to the design to tie in her color scheme and the cake came out so fun!

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Ruffles

Emily and Ervin had their wedding reception at the Saphire Estate in Sharon and we were able to create their wedding cake for them!

Their all white cake was simple with our swiss dot design and a pearl border in vanilla buttercream. But the focus of the cake was the gorgeous, hand sculpted, white chocolate ruffle cascade!

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Halloween Specials

Halloween Specials

Through October 31st, with 4 days notice, you can order your favorite Dessert Works cake flavor and have it decorated (at no additional cost) with your choice of design:
Graveyard Scene or Pumpkin Jack O’ Lantern

For those last minute Ghoulish Gatherings (less than 4 days), we will have our delicious Vanilla Chiffon cake with Chocolate Mousse decorated for you with ghastly d├ęcor in the retail store.


We have ghoulishly great cupcakes too!

Monster Cupcakes $2.75 each
Colorful green and purple monsters all made with buttercream
Witch Cupcakes $3.00 each
Wickedly fun cupcakes topped off with a chocolate cone hat

Friday, October 22, 2010

Ladybugs

Mackenzie had a ladybug themed 1st birthday party, and we created a custom, 2 tier cake to match the invitations to her party!

The cake was frosted in pink buttercream frosting and decorated with pink and white rolled chocolate stripes and blue rolled chocolate applique flowers. Adorable, hand-sculpted, 3D, rolled chocolate ladybugs finished the cake!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Texture

We've said it before, but an all white cake can be simply stunning when there are different textures to make the cake visually interesting. Today's Weddings Wednesday cake is a great example of that!

The bottom tier of this cake has a rolled chocolate covering that was gathered to look like fabric. The rest of the cake is covered in a rolled chocolate covering as well, and features 3 different designs done in buttercream. The second tier down features a custom monogram plaque with just a touch of gold and a bouquet of white rolled chocolate roses sits on top.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Modern Mitzvah

In September, Alli celebrated her Bat Mitzvah with this fun, modern 2 tier cake!

The bottom tier was frosted in sky blue buttercream frosting, and decorated with lavender and hot pink rolled chocolate stripes. The top tier was frosted in periwinkle buttercream frosting and decorated with sky blue and light green rolled chocolate rings and dots. The cake was then finished with some hot pink, 6 point Jewish shooting stars.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Foliage

The foliage in New England in the fall is definitely a sight to be seen! So for Weddings Wednesday today, we're showcasing some foliage of our own!

This 3 tier wedding cake was made of off-set, square tiers, and a dark chocolate brown rolled chocolate band went around the bottom of each tier. A rolled chocolate bow sat on top and rolled chocolate leaves cascaded down the cake.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Email Newsletter

We hope you all are enjoying your Columbus Day weekend! Today, we want to remind you to subscribe to our Email Newsletter, if you aren't subscribed already. We use this newsletter to keep you up-to-date with all the latest news here at Dessert Works, whether it's a new seasonal menu or information about our move.

With our big move coming up, there will be a lot of news to share, along with special promotions just for our current customers! So sign up for our email newsletter and keep an eye on our website. Lots of new and exciting things are on the horizon for Dessert Works, and we hope you'll be there with us to celebrate!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Cap

This baseball cap birthday cake was a fun, recent cake that we created, representing the guest of honor's favorite team!


The cake made up the main part of the hat. It was then covered in rolled chocolate and a rolled chocolate logo and brim were added. Our talented cake artists, never missing a detail, have even added the stitching to the seams!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Ribbons

Tiffany and Christopher were married recently and asked us to create a wedding cake similar to a picture they liked.
Using some fabric ribbon, we created a very similar cake for them! The cake was then topped with a ring of our hand-sculpted, rolled chocolate calla lilies and their wedding cake topper.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Rustic Apple Tart

Our Blog Special of The Week in the retail store this week is our Rustic Apple Tart!

The Rustic Apple Tart has a flaky, buttery crust. The filling is made with fresh, hand-cut golden delicious apples, and it is topped with a brown sugar and oatmeal streusel topping. This delicious fall favorite is made in a 9 inch size and is $18.50.

 
It is also available in an individual size for only $3.50!


Tip: Pop one of these in the oven for a few minutes to warm it up to make it even better!

Did you know?

...that our apples are not only fresh and hand cut, but they come from a local farm!

The Rustic Apple Tart will be out for you to sample in our retail store during the week. And if you purchase it from the store this week, mention that you saw it was the Blog Special of the Week to receive an additional 10% off your Rustic Apple Tart! Don't forget because you only receive this discount if you mention you saw the item on our blog!

So please, stop by the store and enjoy this and all of our other fall favorites!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Baby Shower

This fun baby shower cake was inspired by the invitation to the baby shower!

The cake was frosting in a pale pink buttercream frosting, and then decorated with a dark pink rolled chocolate band, dark pink and tan rolled chocolate polka dots, and a custom rolled chocolate, dark pink and tan silhouette of a pregnant mom-to-be!
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