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


Today’s wedding cake features two different kinds of snowflakes: buttercream and pastillage. The cake was frosted in our buttercream frosting, and our snowflake design was hand-piped onto the sides of the cake in buttercream. The cake was then finished with

Posted on: February 23, 2011

Christening Cake

Madison’s Christening cake was extra special, so it is our Featured Friday cake today! This cake was frosted in pink buttercream frosting and decorated with rolled chocolate applique of ducks, bottles, onesies and crosses. It was then topped with hand

Posted on: February 18, 2011


Cupcakes can make for a beautiful display at a wedding! Michelle and Bob’s wedding cupcakes are a perfect example of that! Photo by Dave Donato Photo by Dave Donato They had a mixture of chocolate, vanilla and red velvet cupcakes,

Posted on: February 16, 2011


We often create birthday cakes with Boston sports logos, since Boston sports are so popular here. But today’s Featured Friday cake came out especially awesome! This cake was frosted in vanilla buttercream and decorated with a rolled chocolate applique Celtics

Posted on: February 11, 2011

Pink Ruffle Cascade

This display cake was inspired by an actual wedding cake that our chef created. With the pretty pink cascade, we thought it was appropriate with Valentine’s Day coming up. The tiers are square and slightly off-set. The cake features our

Posted on: February 9, 2011

Rue (of Winnie the Pooh!)

Deklan celebrated his 1st birthday with a Dessert Works custom Rue birthday cake! The scene on the cake was created out of buttercream and Rue was hand sculpted out of rolled chocolate. The cake was then finished with shooting birthday

Posted on: February 4, 2011

Unraveling Ribbons

Ken & Andy were married recently and we were able to create their wedding cake for them! Their cake was simply frosted in vanilla buttercream. The focus of the cake was the beautiful cascade of rolled chocolate roses, calla lilies

Posted on: February 2, 2011

The Fake Cake Myth

It is a popular misconception with wedding cakes, that having a fake cake made of styrofoam (also known as a dummy cake) and *sheet cakes to feed your guests will save you money. (*As a side note, here at Dessert

Posted on: January 30, 2011

Bass Groom’s Cake

Today’s Featured Friday cake is the perfect groom’s cake or birthday cake for the bass fisherman in your life! This cake was cut by hand into the shape of the bass, then decorated with rolled chocolate and hand painted accents.

Posted on: January 28, 2011

Afterglow Photos

We love when photographers share their photos of our wedding cakes with us! Afterglow Photos was kind enough to share these photos of Karen & Rich’s wedding cake at the Milton Hoosic Club. Credit: Afterglow Photos  Credit: Afterglow Photos  Credit:

Posted on: January 26, 2011

Tiered Princess Cake

Princess cakes are a popular birthday cake for little girls. So today’s Featured Friday cake is a tiered Princess and the Frog cake. The princess’ dress is an unfilled cake that can either be vanilla, chocolate or marble cake. The

Posted on: January 21, 2011

Swiss Dot

Amy and Scott were married in September and had their wedding reception at The Warren Center. Their wedding cake was frosted in vanilla buttercream frosting, had a fabric ribbon around the bottom of the tiers, and our swiss dot design

Posted on: January 19, 2011

Rolled Chocolate vs Photo on Edible Paper

When creating a custom cake based on a particular image or invitation, there are two different techniques we can use. Today for Sundays with the Chef, we are showing you examples of both techniques so that you can see the

Posted on: January 16, 2011


Today’s Featured Friday cake was actually a wedding cake and it has a very special story behind it! Julia & Nigel were married on October 29th. Since this was a second marriage for both of them, they decided that the

Posted on: January 14, 2011

Bird’s Eye View!

All the wedding cakes we show you are from the side. While that is best for viewing the overall design of the cake, we think this cake is just as pretty when the view is from the top!

Posted on: January 12, 2011

The cow jumped over the moon

“Hey diddle diddle,The cat and the fiddle,The cow jumped over the moon,The little dog laughed to see such sport,And the fork ran away with the Spoon.” This classic English nursery rhyme was the perfect inspiration for this baby shower cake.

Posted on: January 7, 2011

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