Category: Blog

Ready-to-Decorate Gingerbread Houses

First: A little inspiration…. The Dessert Works 2010 Gingerbread Village Dessert Works Gingerbread Church What could be better than a house made with icing, to best fit your holiday mood and your pricing? But often this task which seems like …

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Posted on: December 21, 2011

Let it Snow, let it snow, let it snow!!!

The temperature’s dropping outside making the whole world feel like our walk-in freezer – Winter is finally here!  Although we haven’t seen any serious snow yet, here’s hopin’!  Perhaps these wintry Wedding Cakes will inspire the weather!  Snowflake Wedding Cake …

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Posted on: December 14, 2011

It’s Holiday Menu Time!

With fall fading into a russet-colored memory and the jingle of bells all around, December has arrived and the Holidays are here!  Can’t you taste it?  Chocolate, peppermint, ginger, cinnamon, rum, cream….  All the delights of the Season are upon …

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Posted on: December 8, 2011

Bicycle Wedding

 We love it when customers personalize their wedding cakes – it really makes their cake so unique.  Today we’d like to feature a beautiful wedding cake we did for Jeanette and Chris this summer.  These two bicycling enthusiasts wanted to …

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Posted on: November 30, 2011

Winston

Hello all you Dessert Works fans! We hope you had a sweet and relaxing Thanksgiving. Before we transition into Christmas information we wanted to share with you one of our favorite cakes to leave our bakery. Recently we had a …

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Posted on: November 26, 2011

Looks good enough to eat!

In the spirit of Thanksgiving and the dazzling array of good foods that it brings, this week we’d like to feature a few cakes that look too savory to be sweet! First off here’s a summer-inspired picnic basket: fried chicken, …

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Posted on: November 16, 2011

Love Birds Wedding

Today we’d like to feature a custom Dairy Free wedding cake we did for Kristen and Keith Mathieu earlier this year.  Kristen and Keith met in 2005 at the University of Rhode Island.  As a couple, one of their favorite …

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Posted on: November 9, 2011

The Thanksgiving Menu is Here!!!

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, there’s no better time to place your order for yummy fall desserts!  Check out all the delicious items we have to offer this season, and don’t forget to place your orders before November 20th …

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Posted on: November 4, 2011

Happy Halloween!

OOOOOOOOOO!   It’s finally here,  the one night a year,  when witches and goblins and monsters you fear Come out in the night, And fill you with fright, And leave you a-tremblin’ till dawn’s morning light. In light of this fact, …

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Posted on: October 26, 2011

Classy Baseball Themed Mitzvah Cake

Today we’d like to feature a beautiful Bar Mitzvah cake we did in March for Jordan Kessler’s 13th Birthday.  The theme for the party was “Play Hard” complete with everything red, white and blue – the Red Sox colors!  Instead …

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Posted on: October 19, 2011

Board Games!

On a day like today when the weather is wet and cold, nothing beats a board game, maybe some hot chocolate, and your favorite music.  Who doesn’t LOVE board games?  Life, Monopoly, Clue, Sorry, Scrabble, Star Wars Epic Duels….and so many more!  …

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Posted on: October 13, 2011

Be of Good Cheer….our Fall Menu is here!

The wind is a whippin’ The leaves turning brown Fall’s coming fast; It’s all about town! So in this fickle weather be it cloudy or wet, Why not come by the bakery For a Pear & Cranberry Galette! We’ve got …

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Posted on: October 5, 2011

Minnie Mouse Fever!

These past few weeks have been all about the Ears!  Minnie Mouse fever seems to be sweeping the Boston area: red, pink, black, white, polka dots, bow ties – the works!  For this week’s blog, we thought we’d share a …

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Posted on: September 30, 2011

It’s all about the NEON!

It’s Thursday and the weather is wet, so why not party like it’s 1999? Whether you’re a legging-clad hipster from the ’80s or simply a black light blowling enthusiast, NEON is the look for you!  We’ve done several variations on …

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Posted on: September 22, 2011

Fun Fall Treats!

“Autumn is a second Spring where every leaf is a flower.” — Albert Camus September is halfway through and the bakery is filled with Fall flavors and colors.  Leaves of rust, burgundy, and gold are falling over the samples trays, …

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Posted on: September 16, 2011

Florentine Ivy and Picasso Lilies

Julie and Nick’s wedding reception in a Botanical Center begged for a floral/ivy/botanically-inspired wedding cake! Frosted in our vanilla buttercream, this couple opted for Dessert Works’ “Florentine Ivy” design in a soft sage green.  Though ivy-inspired, this design also incorporates …

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Posted on: September 9, 2011

Shamrocks and Hearts

Jennifer and David may have added some luck to their wedding celebration with their incorporation of our “Shamrocks and Hearts” design on their cake! Their cake was frosted in soft, smooth vanilla buttercream, with tiers of our Shamrocks design alternating …

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Posted on: September 5, 2011

Champagne: Chic and Elegant

Sometimes folks feel that white-on-white cakes don’t pack enough punch; but they don’t want to go crazy with color. How about champagne?? Champagne is a deeper, fuller color than ivory (we wouldn’t even consider it on the “white” spectrum), but …

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Posted on: August 30, 2011

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