Gift Box Cake

Gift box cakes are an extremely popular way to say Happy Birthday! It’s a gift and a cake in 1 package!  This pumpkin spice cake with cream cheese buttercream was created especially for Jennifer on her special day.  Happy Birthday Jennifer!

Sweet 16

For Mary’s Sweet 16 birthday party we created this simple, yet elegant modern design.  She loves pink and green and was thrilled with her birthday cake! Happy Birthday Mary!!



From the client -

“The cake was delicious and certainly beautiful.  I think all of the girls were impressed! Thanks for your help making Mary’s birthday a special one.”

Falling Leaves

This festive fall cake was created for a special birthday girl who adores autumn.  The moist spice cake was covered entirely in vanilla fondant leaves.



Gift Cake and Cupcake tower

This cake was ordered for a very nice Oak Park resident named Frances.  She was throwing herself a birthday and wine party for several of her girlfriends.  She wanted a simple yet



From the client:

“Your cake was a hit, even before we cut into it.  And then we ate it, I LOVED the peanut butter frosting with the chocolate cake.  The amounts were just right.  Thanks so much for everything.”

Argyle Wedding Cake

This unique wedding cake was created in an argyle pattern. It’s always fun to create an interesting, non-traditional wedding cake. The bride added her own special cake topper.  This is how it looked before it left the bakery.  As soon as we get a copy of the final cake i’ll post it here too.


Mini Mouse First Birthday Cake

This divalicious mini mouse cake was made for a sweet little diva named Mia.  Her family knows how to throw a party!  The room was filled with ballons and decorations.  This diva inspired Mini Mouse cake, complete with rhinestones and wire dangles fit right in! Happy Birthday first birthday Mia!



From the Client;

Sweet Pea First Birthday Cake

This cutey petutey cake was made for an adorable little girl named Matelyn’s first birthday party.  She’s her parents little Sweet Pea!  My mom called me Sweet Pea when I was little too, which made it extra fun to make this cake for her.  The top tier was chocolate cake with vanilla buttercream.  The bottom tier and smash cake were vanilla bean cake with vanilla buttercream.




From the client:

“This cake was hands down the hit of our party! Madelyn loved smashing it as well (the smash cake, of course!). I am not a huge fan of eating cake but, this was the best cake I have ever had. Our family loved it as well. I don’t think we will ever be able to order a cake from anyone/anywhere else again! Thank you so much for making our Sweet Pea’s day so special.”

Blue Jay Birthday Cake Chicago

This Blue Jay themed cake was created for a gentleman’s 60th surprise birthday party.  The cake was vanilla bean with vanilla swiss meringue buttercream with fresh blueberries for the filling.  The base of the cake is decorated with fresh blueberries as well!





Playa Del Carmen Beach Cake

This fun cake was created for a gentleman named Hank’s 50th birthday party.  The lucky guy will be celebrating the milestone event in Playa Del Carmen which is the theme for the birthday cake.  The entire time I was making this I kept wishing that I could go to Playa Del Carmen.  Not fair!


Close up of the margarita and sombrero on top.


The hammock with four feet. :)


Beach towel with sunscreen


Umbrella and Mayan Ruins


From the client:

“Thanks so much for the wonderful cake!  You did a fantastic job of capturing Playa del Carmen and everyone commented on how beautiful it was.  The cake itself was incredible – I do not typically enjoy cake but I’ve had several pieces and will help Hank to finish what’s left!  DELICIOUS!!”

Fire Truck Birthday Cake

This fun cake was made for a three-year old birthday boy who loves fire trucks!  His name is spelled out of a fire hose.  This cake was so much fun to make.  The top tier was deep dark chocolate cake with strawberry preserve filling and chocolate buttercream. The bottom tier was vanilla bean cake with strawberry preserve filling and vanilla buttercream.