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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”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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).

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

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

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

Passover & Easter Specials

Passover Specials Dessert Works uses old world recipes to create flourless items for the Passover season. Although not traditional Passover desserts, they are perfect for your celebration, as they contain no wheat. *Flourless Chocolate Cake* 9” serves 12-16 $30 Dense

Posted on: April 7, 2011

Pigs

As strangle as it may seem, we’ve created 2 different pig birthday cakes recently that distinguish the different parts of the pig for butchering.  On this cake, the pig was created out of rolled chocolate applique. Whereas this cake was

Posted on: March 11, 2011

Polka Dot Cupcakes

Karina and Christopher had wedding cupcakes instead of a traditional cake, but they didn’t have the standard buttercream flower on top of each cupcake. Instead, they had rolled chocolate polka dots in eggplant on top of their cupcakes. They also

Posted on: March 9, 2011

Legos

If you have been following our blog for awhile, you may have seen this Lego cake that we created last year. Today, we have another Lego cake to share with you. It’s not as over-the-top as the first because different

Posted on: March 4, 2011

Individual Cakes

Not everyone has a traditional wedding cake or cupcakes at their wedding. Some couples have individual cake centerpieces, or even a display of individual cakes like Jane and Ravi had:  Photo by Priya Patel

Posted on: March 2, 2011

Fireman’s Helmet

This custom fireman’s helmet cake looks like the real thing, but trust us, it’s cake! The cake was hand sculpted in the shape of the helmet and decorated in rolled chocolate to look like the Deputy Chief’s helmet!

Posted on: February 25, 2011

Store Hours

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