Volume 4 Issue 2

February 2013

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Cake Central Magazine VOL 4 ISS 2 - The Wedding Issue

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ON THE COVER

  • THE WEDDING ISSUE
  • Rethink Pink!
  • Bronwen Weber - a sweet story of hard work and great success
  • 10 Tips for cake tastings to land your dream client
  • Wedding Cookie Romance
  • Strawberry Sweetheart – Fall in love with chantilly cream
  • Cover Cake by Francesca Pitcher

IN THIS ISSUE

  • Your Slice: Dream Wedding Cake | As a cakemaker, what kind of cake do you want at your wedding?
  • Spotlight: Success from Scratch | Finding creativity, satisfaction and a way to build a career in baking. By Eva Farragher
  • Cakes Across America is visiting Georgia to check out some of this southern state’s talented cake-makers!
  • We Asked:  Q&A with cake-maker Maggie Austin.
  • Diary of a Decorator: Not Suitable for All Spouses | Life when one half of the couple is a cake-maker. By Carmela Sultana
  • Feature: Bronwen Weber has been a trailblazer in the cake world for over 20 years.
  • Dear Cake Genius: Finicky ovens, sagging fondant and uncooperative cupcake wrappers. By Jennifer
    Bratko
  • Tutorial: Pretty in Pink | Decorate a classic wedding cake with a whimsical vintage feel. By Fiona McKenzie
  • Web Browsing: 102 Rock n’ Roll Bride | Wedding blogs aren’t just for brides!
  • Business of Baking: Taste of Success | 10 ways to win with wedding cake tastings. By Julia Quay
  • Ever Wonder: The Icing of Royalty and Romance | Ever wonder what’s so royal about royal icing?
  • Inspiration Bites: 5 Wedding Trends for 2013 | Beauty, elegance and originality reign this year.
  • Recipes: A Cookie Celebration | Cake isn’t the only dessert that traditionally appears at weddings… Madeline Cookies, Traditional Mexican Wedding Cookies, Raspberry Linzer Cookies
  • From the Recipe Box: Berry Bliss | Whip up a sweetheart strawberry Chantilly cake. By Tiffany Ho

THE CAKES

  • Pink & Pearls
    Classic, elegant wedding cakes in soft pink hues
  • Victorian Rose
    Wedding cakes with a trendy and romantic vintage vibe
  • Butterfly Blush
    Dreamy and playful cakes for a springtime wedding

Cakemakers Featured in This Issue

CALIFORNIA

Jennifer Bratko
Beyond Buttercream
San Francisco, CA, US
beyondbuttercream.com
FromScratchSF

Michele Burkett
Rock Candy Cakes
Livermore, CA, US
rockcandycakes.com
mburkett

Sarah Fallon
Whisk Me Away
Long Beach, CA, US
facebook.com/whiskmeawaycake
WhiskMeAwayCakes

FLORIDA

Michelle A. Cabrera and Katy Moser Brandel
Sucrette
Miami, FL, US
sucrettemiami.com
Katy1212

GEORGIA

Mark Brickman
Baker’s Man Inc.
Alpharetta, GA, US
bakersmaninc.com

La’Meeka Edwards
Cakes by La’Meeka
Forest Park, GA, US
cakesbylameeka.com

Lisa Humphreys
Couture Cakes
Atlanta, GA, US
couturecakesinc.com

MASSACHUSETTS

Tiffany Palmer
Sweet Bee
Monson, MA, US
facebook.com/sweetbeecakery

PENNSYLVANIA

Elysia Smith
Steel Penny Cakes
Mount Pleasant, PA, US
steelpennycakes.com
SteelPennyCakes

RHODE ISLAND

Bianca M. Christofaro
B & B Specialty Cakes
Cranston, RI, US
bbspecialtycakes.com
BBSpecialtyCakes

SOUTH DAKOTA

Annie Bifulco and Hope Dennis
2 Sisters Bakery
Rapid City, SD, US
2sistersbakery.co

TEXAS

Nga Nguyen
Sweet Chewy Cakes
Katy, TX, US
facebook.com/sweetchewycakes
SweetChewyCakes

Bronwen Weber
Frosted Art Bakery
Dallas, TX, US
frostedart.com

VIRGINIA

Christie Jackson
Christie Cakes
Fredericksburg, VA, US
ChrisJack1

WISCONSIN

Claudia Gonzalez
El Postre Cakes & Sweets
Menasha, WI, US
facebook.com/elpostrecakes
Milchis

INTERNATIONAL

Sonia Barberio
Gât-O
St-eustache, Quebec, CA
gat-o.com
gat-o

Carla Bruno and Jennifer Staszewski
CarlasCakes
Ottawa, Ontario, CA
carlascakesonline.com

Ade Deni
Layers & Crumbs
Leeuwarden, Friesland, NL
layersandcrumbs.com
LayersandCrumbs

Laura Ramón Díaz
El Laboratorio de las Tartas
Madrid, ES
ellaboratoriodelastartas.blogspot.com

Eva Farragher
Sweet Perfection
Newcastle, NSW, AU
sweetperfection.com.au
Evoir

Nadia Flecha Guazo
ChokoLate
Brussels, BE
chokolate.be/blog

Leena Kurtti
Kakkuateljee Pionilaakso
Oulu, Oulu, FI
pionilaakso.com
Pionilaakso

Krystle Murray
Dessert by Design
Newmarket, Ontario, CA
dessertbydesign.yolasite.com

Katarina Pfaffenrot
Langenhagen, DE
tortenherz.de

Francesca Pitcher
North Star Cakes
Maidstone, Kent, UK
northstarcakes.co.uk

Natasha Shomali
Tasha’s Tasty Treats LTD
Sandwich, Kent, UK
tashastastytreats.co.uk
Tashastasytreats

Amy Whalley
DeVoli Cakes
Caerphilly, South Wales, UK
devolicakes.co.uk

 

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