Make way for the stellar flavors of key lime, strawberry, raspberry, and coconut. These are the exquisite and unique flavors that embody summer. Each offers to shed an incomparable ray of light on our taste buds. If there were any reason to love the summer solstice more than any other day, it would be because … Continue reading Our Favorite Cakes for Summer
You’ll enjoy this sweet treat even more with the right type of wine If you do a search for “wine and food pairings” online, you will get millions of search results. You’ll discover the best pairings for steak, seafood, and tons of other types of food. And while the wine with dinner is great, what … Continue reading How to Pair Cake and Wine for a Delicious After-Dinner Treat
So, who’s responsible for putting candles on birthday cakes? Historians can’t seem to pinpoint a definitive answer, but they have been able to piece together some interesting theories. One thing we can all agree on, though, we’re thankful to whoever came up with the idea to make a wish, blow out the candles, and dig … Continue reading Make a Wish: Cakes and Candles Through the Ages
When you’re living with a gluten allergy, it’s easy to believe you can’t have your favorite foods anymore. With the increased popularity of gluten allergies and Celiac disease, more and more options are becoming available to buy gluten-free food. There’s next to nothing that can’t be made gluten-free these days. A gluten allergy shouldn’t – … Continue reading Cake Is Back on the Menu for Gluten Allergy Sufferers
Four easy ways to frost the perfect cupcake. It should come as no surprise that our team at We Take The Cake loves making cupcakes. We enjoy every step of the process; from deciding on the mix of flavors, choosing the decorations, frosting them, and – of course – tasting them! Over our 20+ years … Continue reading How Do They Do That? Cool Icing Techniques for Cupcakes
Our tips for choosing your wedding cake. As is the case with many aspects of the wedding planning process, deciding on your perfect wedding cake is more of a decision-making process than you might think. Have you done any research on wedding cakes yet? The more educated you are, the better (and hopefully, easier) your … Continue reading How to Find the Perfect Wedding Cake
Buttercream, cream cheese, fondant: how to know which one best fits your cake. There are a ton of decisions that go into making a cake – the flavor, the filling, the toppings – and most importantly: the frosting. Cake frosting not only aids in a cake’s appearance, but it’s also the first thing you taste … Continue reading There Are Many Different Types of Frosting. Which One Do I Choose?
Personalized gift ideas can make your graduate’s special day even sweeter. April showers bring May flowers – and with them come blossoming graduates. Whether they’re completing high school or college, both types are anxiously greeting adulthood. It’s a time of reflection, a time of exploration, and a time of celebration! If you have a friend, … Continue reading The Best Graduation Gift: 6 Gift Ideas Your Grad Is Sure to Enjoy
Kick your next cake up a notch with dimension and thematic appeal. So, you’ve gazed at those beautiful multidimensional theme cakes. You’ve even tasted them. And now, you want to bake one too but have no idea where to start. Well, allow us to give you some cake-crafting tips! Once you discover the basics of building … Continue reading How Do They Do That: Three Elements to Crafting Multidimensional Theme Cakes
Food made with love makes a memorable meal. It’s been an official U.S. holiday since 1914, and on Sunday, May 13, it arrives again. We’re talking about Mother’s Day! It’s one of the few holidays on our calendar honoring the special ladies in our lives; a chance to celebrate and strengthen this beautiful bond. When … Continue reading Delicious Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas Moms Will Love
The votes are in. The options of cake and frosting flavors at We Take The Cake are evolving and growing every day. With our team members working around the clock to sweeten and delight each customer’s day, we wanted to take a step back and find out which popular cake flavors sweeten and delight us. … Continue reading Our Favorite Cake Flavors
Being vegan should not mean saying goodbye to sweet desserts Once upon a time, in a dimly lit kitchen late into the evening, a South Florida baker had reached his breaking point. He had been a vegan for the past five years while continuing his craft of making non-vegan cakes for his customers. As he … Continue reading Where to Find the Best Vegan Chocolate Cake
When it comes to desserts, a presentation is everything. The presentation might not affect how a cake tastes, but it can certainly help get your mouth watering and your eyes excited for what’s to come. Bundt cakes and layer cakes are especially good opportunities for making a great first impression if they’re done right. Layer … Continue reading How Do They Do That? How to Frost Layer Cakes and Bundt Cakes
Budding bakers are using flower power to create cakes that look as good as they taste. Spring is in the air and adding a little flower power to cakes and cupcakes is the perfect way to celebrate the season. Edible flowers are an easy way to add beauty and flair to any dessert. Scroll through … Continue reading Give Cake That Wow Factor with Edible Flowers
Gifting in the corporate arena is treacherous: here’s how to get it right. Have you ever received an unexpected, but perfect gift? It grants a certain intellectual grace and charm to the giver. In contrast, poorly executed gifting can drain even the most generous intentions into the depths of ill-conception and social ineptness. When it comes … Continue reading Business Gifting Unveiled
Enjoy mothering while avoiding hovering. They say, “Nature abhors a vacuum,” but that’s nothing compared to being a mom. When your children go off to college, it doesn’t matter how involved you get with preparation, financial and travel arrangements and all the moving parts of getting them safely to campus. Once they’re gone, it can … Continue reading Stay Connected with Your College Kids
Sssshhhh! We Take The Cake reveals some of the secrets for transforming cakes and cupcakes into edible art. Few things turn heads at a celebration like a show-stopping cake: the kind that looks so delectable that it makes even the most dedicated dieters unable to resist taking a bite. Gone are the days when sprinkles … Continue reading How to Have Your Cake – And Decorate It, Too!
Tips for showing those far-away loved ones they’re always on your mind. Maintaining relationships is tough, especially when they’re going up against a busy work schedule, maintaining the house, and taking care of children and/or parents. And if your children or parents live far away from you, it requires even more effort and attention. With … Continue reading Feeling guilty about those long-distance family relationships?
The term can get messy when it comes to food transparency. Our usual worries over fat, salt, and sugar content now have another troublesome additive: confusion. Mystery about the overall contents of our food has us worried as a nation. A recent poll discovered that as little as 13% of respondents actually read food labels, … Continue reading Clean Label – A Clearer Understanding of What It Is
The death of direct mail may be exaggerated. Technology continues to make certain things in the business world obsolete. One tool that has been used effectively by marketers for decades is direct mail. Over last few years, there have been repeated rumblings that direct mail has been replaced by digital ads and email. However, this … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Direct Mail Marketing Is Still Viable in the Digital Age