Category: Blog

Swiss Dot and Fresh Flowers!

 Becky and John’s wedding cake was a beautiful demonstration of how fresh flowers can transform a wedding cake!  Dessert Works decorated their cake with our sweet and simple Swiss Dot design.  On the bottom tier only, we brought in the …

Swiss Dot and Fresh Flowers! Read More »

Posted on: August 25, 2011

Edible paper photos on a wedding cake!

We loved Kendra and Mike’s thoughtful idea for a truly personalized wedding cake.  They decided to treat their wedding cake like a photo album, and to decorate it (literally) with memories of times shared together! Each picture on the cake …

Edible paper photos on a wedding cake! Read More »

Posted on: August 20, 2011

Made To Order Cannolis

To all you loyal fans of Dessert Works, I have some exciting news! We are now offering made-to-order cannolis in two different sizes, with or without chocolate chips. This is a new step for us at Dessert Works, and we …

Made To Order Cannolis Read More »

Posted on: August 18, 2011

New England Fall Foliage Wedding Cake

 Fall weddings in New England are in high demand – the region’s autumn foliage provides a such a stunning backdrop; couples reserve fall dates far in advance to take advantage of the landscape. With fall coming up quickly on the …

New England Fall Foliage Wedding Cake Read More »

Posted on: August 16, 2011

Royal Wedding Cake

Forgive us, things have been so busy at Dessert Works, we forgot to ask! What did you think of the Royal Wedding Cake???

Posted on: August 11, 2011

Fresh Flowers and a Classic Wallace Scroll

Christina and Mark were married in Fall 2010 at the Four Points by Sheraton, in Norwood, where Dessert Works is the package wedding cake provider for receptions. Their design was completely in package (i.e. no additional out-of-pocket expense to the …

Fresh Flowers and a Classic Wallace Scroll Read More »

Posted on: August 10, 2011

Stanley Cup Wedding!!

What a fun wedding!! Bradley and Kevin made a bet back in December… if the Bruins won the playoffs, then the wedding cake would be a Stanley Cup.  Flash forward to August …  🙂 We started off designing a Stanley Cup “inspired” …

Stanley Cup Wedding!! Read More »

Posted on: August 7, 2011

Wedding Cake Trends

According to The Knot, here are 7 trends in wedding cakes these days: Wedding Cake Trend #1: Buttercream-frosted Cakes The cake shows you see on TV may tout fondant coverings, but Dessert Works has long been a supporter of a …

Wedding Cake Trends Read More »

Posted on: August 6, 2011

What’s the Story on Cake Toppers?

People often ask me: do people still use cake toppers? YES, THEY DO! Perhaps there was a time when cake toppers were much more mainstream (nowadays, where decorating has come such a long way, a top bouquet of either hand-made …

What’s the Story on Cake Toppers? Read More »

Posted on: August 3, 2011

What’s the cost of the cake I saw on TV??

Cake pricing can be such a mystery, how are you supposed to know what to expect?  What is a realistic budget as you walk into the store to order a cake? Part of the mystery is perpetuated by the TV …

What’s the cost of the cake I saw on TV?? Read More »

Posted on: July 29, 2011

Calling all 2011 Weddings!

The lazy days of summer might be in full effect, but at Dessert Works we’re working hard as ever for you!  And we have a little gift to show our appreciation to our wonderful customers: For any 2011 wedding: come …

Calling all 2011 Weddings! Read More »

Posted on: July 27, 2011

Criss-Cross Ribbons on Square Tiers

Laura and Chris were married in late July, 2011, and Kristen and her team at Dessert Works produced this beautiful cake for them! The cake is frosted in our signature Vanilla Buttercream frosting (see how smooth?), with thicker fabric ribbons …

Criss-Cross Ribbons on Square Tiers Read More »

Posted on: July 26, 2011

Dessert Works does Whoopie Pies!

Our Whoopie Pies (as with most everything at Dessert Works) are baked completely on site, from scratch, completed with a traditional Whoopie Pie filling (for you WP connoisseurs out there) and are moist and delicious! Lately we’ve provided them individually …

Dessert Works does Whoopie Pies! Read More »

Posted on: July 24, 2011

When to Book a Wedding Cake Vendor?

The Knot says 6-8 months.WeddingWire says 6 months.Brides.com says 6 months. When is really enough time?? To be honest: it’s hard to be overly precise, since different seasons and dates are busier than others.  Spring and Summer everyone’s hoping for …

When to Book a Wedding Cake Vendor? Read More »

Posted on: July 22, 2011

How do you cut a round cake??

We’re so glad you asked!  We get this question all the time.  Smaller cakes (like a 6″ round) are easier to handle, as you can just cut sections from the center (as you would cut a pie or a pizza). …

How do you cut a round cake?? Read More »

Posted on: July 20, 2011

4th of July Menu & Hours

We’re open regular business hours on Sunday, July 3rd!We will be closed Monday, July 4th. Need a Special Treat for your 4th of July Cookout? We have a variety of options available for order! Red, White, & Blueberries Cake Our …

4th of July Menu & Hours Read More »

Posted on: June 29, 2011

Father’s Day

Haven’t got Dad that perfect present yet, no worries! Check out our BEER MUG CAKE!   It comes in vanilla or chocolate. Vanilla is $32 and Chocolate is $35.  Not a beer fan no problem, ask us about our hockey …

Father’s Day Read More »

Posted on: June 17, 2011

Communion/Confirmation Cakes

Looking for a cake for the upcoming Communion & Confirmation season? Check out some of our new designs for Communions & Confirmations! These designs can be done in a variety of colors for either a boy or girl!

Posted on: April 27, 2011

Store Hours

Our Store Hours:
Tuesdays - Saturdays: 9am to 6pm
Sundays: 9am to 2pm