Ever wonder why the price of a custom-designed unique cake is so high?
Well... I can tell you why... because it takes a TON of TIME to turn ordinary cake into an extraordinary edible work of ART.
But a few weeks ago, I finally took the time to actually write down a list of ingredients and the number of hours that I spent making a 4-tier wedding cake that fed 130 people and 2-tier groom's [...]
What kind of cake are you looking for on your wedding day? Is it a moist, delicious, full-flavor cake covered with smooth, creamy, homemade frosting where every bite melts in your mouth? Or a centerpiece so luxuriously decorated that your guests jaws will drop as soon as they lay eyes on the cake? Or how about a unique and charming wedding cake design that people will talk about in years to [...]
Wedding cakes have come a long way since the 70’s. When I was a kid so many moons ago, attending weddings with my parents, I was struck by how the wedding cakes all seemed to look the same. They were pretty much the same shape and it seemed that they were all pretty much the same color. The decorative touches were the exact white to off-white color as the rest of the cake, and depending on the [...]
There are lots of ways to make your wedding day truly memorable. Making sure you've picked the perfect mate is job one... then there's the dress, the hair, the make-up, the venue, the food, the flowers, the bridal party... and of course, having an amazing and delicious wedding cake for all your guests to ooh and ahh about is right up there at the top of the list.
But those are all [...]
How would you feel if your beautifully decorated wedding cake imploded while being transported to the wedding reception? How would you feel if your perfect, dream cake morphed into a crumbling tower right before your eyes? Devastated, right? Well, this can happen to anyone. Yeah, anyone who makes the wrong choice for their cake maker. It's heartbreaking to order a beautiful, expensive cake, only [...]
When Giovani and Victoria made the decision to book Fancy That Cake for their wedding cake and rehearsal dinner cake, they knew they were making the right choice! The wedding cake that we designed for them was tall, elegant and gorgeous. The design incorporated the colors of their wedding - teal, bright orange and hot pink - along with plenty of pearls, ruffles, lace and bling! It was [...]
Since ancient times, weddings typically have been celebrated with a special cake. The wedding cake has always been full of symbolism, and it dates back to the Ancient Romans. Customs transform and develop with time, and today the presence of a wedding cake and ceremonial cutting of the wedding cake has become one of the inevitable events and classic elements of every wedding reception.
Update: Originally posted May 1, 2014 the post below was a sad day when you realize you have to redo everything on your website. NOW some 3 years later we are launching Fancy That Cake 3.0!!! UGG. We have decided for the moment to not put ALL our cakes on the website anymore (however we may still do so on FB) but we will have only Wedding Cakes, Grooms Cakes, 3D Sculpted Cakes, [...]
Fancy That Cake’s First Post
update: 5/7/14: : A little history on FancyThatCake.com we started off baking cakes for our (not so little girl anymore) around 2009. I created an image only website based on yen website code and it was nice but more for someone selling pictures and I wanted to get an even balance of pictures and type content out there as well. A couple years later in 2011 I [...]