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New Year, New Endeavors

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

  I recently met up with my former assistant who attended The Art Institute of Orange County’s Pastry Arts program. She mentioned how every time she bakes, she still thinks of me and in her words, “how I would do it”. She said that even though she has taken courses, it’s challenging for her to […]

Ooey Gooey Chocolate Fudge Cookie Cake

Monday, July 29th, 2013

    My husband is a cookie monster and I couldn’t choose between making cookies or a cake for his birthday last week, so I decided to get the best of both and made a triple chocolate fudge cookie cake. I layered six fresh baked gluten-free  chocolate fudge cookies with chocolate ganache oozing out between […]

Under The Sea Cake

Tuesday, June 4th, 2013

This ‘Under the Sea’ themed cake was made for Landon’s first birthday. Landon’s parents wanted something that was fun and colorful to reflect the decorations of the party. The cake is air brushed with a gradient blue starting with a dark blue base working its way up to a light blue, just like the ocean. […]

Mariya’s First Birthday Cake

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

This cake is very dear to me, it was made for my precious little girl’s first birthday. Mariya is a tiny little thing with a big personality. She is very active and keeps me on my toes, always trying to climb and jump off of everything from sofas to tables. She has a huge sweet […]

Unstacked Wedding Cake

Monday, May 20th, 2013

This week’s wedding cake was made for a Pakistani bride who wanted  something traditional yet unconventional. We gave her just that by deconstructing the cake into individual tiers and placing them side-by side atop their own vases with varying heights and sizes. The ‘top’ and ‘bottom’ tiers were inspired by the colors and pattern on […]

How to make a lifelike gumpaste rose

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

One of the most satisfying moments in my career was when I participated in my first bridal expo and the florist with the booth next to mine was blown away when I told him that the flowers on my cake were not real roses but hand made sugar roses. Although it is much easier to […]

Dragon Groom’s Cake

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

I am so excited to share this dragon groom’s cake with all of you. Not only is it super cool but it has the cutest story behind it! Muna, the bride, is a huge fan of fairy tales so when the groom, Amr, asked Muna’s parents for her hand in marriage, Muna’s father told him […]

Come taste our cakes!

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Come sample some of our cake flavors and view our edible creations at Frontier Heritage, a premiere South Asian clothing boutique on Sunday, March 17, 2013. If you are not a bride or groom and need a cake for a special event, or just love cake and fashion, you’re also welcome to join us!

Tips For Getting The Best Wedding Cake

Monday, January 21st, 2013

The wedding cake has become the cornerstone of every wedding. That first bite of cake signifies the first taste of married life. Most couples want a cake that is unique, tasty, and different from the rest. The wedding cake is not just dessert, but an edible work of art that serves as the focal point […]

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2013!

Monday, January 7th, 2013

  If there is one New Year’s Resolution most of us share, it’s to get in better shape. There are many ways to do that, but I can tell you a less conventional approach that has proven to be successful – reward your fitness successes and milestones with a delicious cake from Rubina’s Cake Shoppe! […]