When Tinkerbell Gets Married... She Gets a Fabulous Fairytale Cake from San Diego's Fab CAKE Girls!

When the real life Tinkerbell from Disneyland [no really!] gets married [at the fairytale perfect Westgate Hotel naturally!] who is a fairy-girl going to call for her seriously-extra-fairy-approved-we-would-clap-for this-cake-wedding-cake?? The Fabulous CAKE girls of course! Check it out and congratulations Tink we love you!

Don't miss this Sunday's Cake Tasting Contest at The Wedding Party EXPO

Don't miss the sweet drama at this Sunday's Cake Tasting Contest at The Wedding Party EXPO when local wedding cake bakers Eccentric Chefs International and Flour Power Cakery go cake topper to cake topper to wow you with all their delicious types of wedding cakes!! Yummy!! 

Get your tickets to the February 25, 2018 Wedding Party EXPO @ the US GRANT HOTEL now to save 50%!! See you there! 

How Flour Power Cakery brings Love, Style and Flavor to Your Wedding Cake

Flour Power Cakery is one of San Diego’s oldest and most trusted family owned bakeries creating amazing and stylish [and delicious] wedding cakes. Flour Popwer's intimate size has always allowed them the time to give each of their wedding customers a personal and unique experience in designing and deciding on their wedding cake. They take great pride in their loyal customer base and strive to uphold a tradition of creating delicious and beautiful cakes. Using only the finest ingredients Flour Power's bakers, decorators, and designers put their hearts and creative skills into every cake. Here are some of our faves! 

Here are some of Flour Power's delicious flavor and filling ideas for your custom wedding cake:

Almond Poppy – Almond flavored cake dappled with poppy seeds.

Carrot – Traditional spice cake made with pineapple and walnuts.

Champagne – Just like the bubbly delight, this cake is smooth and airy with a hint of champagne flavor.

Chocolate – One of our signature flavors. This is a decadent cake dark as night and just as rich.

Chocolate Peanut Butter – A scrumptious blend of peanut butter and gourmet chocolate guaranteed to please every peanut butter lover.

European Apple – Heavenly spice cake hinted with cinnamon loaded with apples and walnuts.

Funfetti – Vanilla cake with fun and colorful rainbow sprinkles throughout.

Lemon Kiss – Fresh and zesty cake bursting with lemon flavor.

Red Velvet – Smooth traditional southern light chocolate.

Marble – Our Vanilla swirled with our Chocolate to give a moist and fun combination.

Peaches – Vanilla cake laced with peaches and baked to perfection.

Snowflake – A refined take on our Vanilla, replacing the yellow cake with traditional white cake.

Strawberry Parfait – Enjoy summer flavors all year round with this strawberry sensation. Strawberries are pureed throughout the batter to ensure the perfect bite.

Vanilla – Marriage of vanilla pudding and a traditional yellow cake resulting in a light but moist vanilla cake.

White Chocolate Delight – White chocolate, coconut and pecans come together for pure indulgence.

Almond Poppy Seed – Almond Poppy Seed cake filled with Pineapple Mousse.

Black Forest – Chocolate cake filled with Chocolate Mousse and a layer of Cherry, Raspberry or Strawberry jam.

Swiss Black Forest – Chocolate cake filled with Bavarian Cream and a layer of Cherry, Raspberry or Strawberry jam.

Carrot – Carrot cake filled with Regular Cream Cheese.

Champagne with Raspberry – Champagne cake filled with Raspberry Mousse and two layers of Raspberry Jam.

Chocolate Mousse – Chocolate cake filled with Chocolate Mousse.

Classic Combo – Chocolate cake filled with Chocolate Mousse and one layer of Chocolate Fudge.

Chocolate with Fresh Banana – Chocolate cake filled with fresh banana mousse and a layer of Chocolate Fudge.

Chocolate Mint – Chocolate cake filled with Mint Mousse and one layer of Chocolate Dobash.

Chocolate Peanut Butter – Chocolate Peanut Butter cake filled with Peanut Butter Mousse and one layer of Chocolate Fudge.

Cranberry Orange Pecan (seasonal) – Cranberry Orange Pecan cake filled with an Orange Mousse.

European Apple – Apple spice cake filled with Apple Spice Mousse.

Funfetti – Funfetti cake filled with Bavarian Cream.

German Chocolate – Chocolate cake with German filling.

Lemon Kiss – Lemon cake filled with Lemon Mousse and two layers of Lemon Jam.

Marble – Marble cake filled with Chocolate Mousse.

Peaches and Cream – Peach cake filled with Peach Mousse.

Pudding Chiffon – Vanilla cake filled with Bavarian Cream and one layer each of Lemon and Raspberry Jam.

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip (seasonal) – Pumpkin Chocolate Chip cake filled with Bavarian Cream.

Red Velvet – Red velvet cake filled with Cream Cheese Fluff filling.

Strawberry Parfait – Strawberry cake filled with Strawberry Parfait Mousse filling.

White Chocolate Delight – White Chocolate Delight cake filled with Custard. 

Cake Fillings to Make Your Wedding Cake even more Custom! 

Apple Spice Mousse – Spice mousse with chunks of apples throughout.

Fresh Banana* – Light banana flavored mousse with fresh banana pieces throughout.

Bavarian Cream – Light vanilla cream.

Fresh Berry* – Bavarian cream with fresh strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries throughout.

Chocolate Mousse – Light chocolate cream.

Cream Cheese

Cream Cheese Fluff – Cream cheese whipped cream combination.

Custard

German – Thick and decadent pecan and coconut combination.

Lemon Mousse

Fresh Mango* – Bavarian cream with fresh mango pieces throughout.

Mint Mousse

Orange Mousse

Peanut Butter Mousse – Bavarian cream with peanut butter swirled throughout.

Peach Mousse – Peach flavored mousse with chunks of peaches throughout.

Pineapple Mousse – Pineapple flavored mousse with chunks of pineapple throughout.

Raspberry Mousse

Spice Mousse – Bavarian cream with cinnamon swirled throughout.

Fresh Strawberry* – Strawberry flavored mousse with fresh sliced strawberries throughout.

Strawberry Parfait – Strawberry flavored mousse with chunks of strawberries pureed throughout.

Sugar Free Whipped Cream

Sugar Free Chocolate Mousse

Beautiful Blue and White Wedding Styled Shoot Makes a Perfect Winter Holiday Feature

If you're in love, engaged, and planning your wedding then we know you won't even be thinking about having a 'Blue Christmas' a la Elvis! But if you love blue in weddings as much as we do we think you'll love this elegant and classic wedding styled shoot by our friends in Sacramento!

You know California [especially central and northern areas near Sacramento] were originally brought to life by the gold rush, so we just love the sparkle of the gold foil on this gorgeous wedding cake! The trees and gazebo outside are a romantic's dream and the stark white on white indoor space is beautifully staged white white pieces and just enough blue [blue macarons!] to perfectly punctuate and accent the tableau. We got you Sacramento, we Californians have to stick together!  

Wedding Vendor Credits:

PLANNING + RENTALS | Liliya Ivakhov @styledby.lily
PHOTOGRAPHER | Irina Savon @irinasavonphoto
DRESS | Diamond Bridal Gallery @diamondbridalgallery
DRESS DESIGNER | Solo Merav @solomerav
MODELS | Kristina Kurudimov @kristina.kurudimov
Vadim Kurudimov @vadimkurudimov
MAKEUP | Julie Otkidycheva @beautified.by.julie
HAIR | Alina Kolotyuk @alinashairdesigns
FLORALS | Liliya Ivakhov @styledby.lily
MACARONS | Lilia Misik @french_macarons_creations
CAKE | Alena Zhurko @sweetcreationsbylainy
STRAWBERRIES | Tanya Perebikovskiy @strawberriesdluxe
VENUE | Vizcaya Sacramento @vizcayasac
TUX | Zara @zara

Bird and Bear Bakehouse Brings a Fresh New Style to San Diego Wedding Cakes and Desserts

"Dessert is our favorite food group!" So says local dessert artists Bird and Bear Bakehouse, who are just so are excited to be a part of your next event.  Bird and Bear is a company created out of the passions of a bread baker and a pastry chef both in love with all things sweet, delicious, and artistic. With years of practical experience, classical training, and an eye for detail, Tyler and Hailey are ready to provide your wedding with a unique and tailored selection of mouth watering desserts. They love to meet their clients personally to fabricate the perfect experience exclusive to their needs. Yummy!! 

Tradition meets innovation in San Diego! Just two passionate bakers bringing our skills to our beautiful city keeping our products as local as we can! Oh and the name? Bird and Bear are Tyler and Hailey's pet names for each other!! LOVE!

She Sells Seashell Wedding Cakes by the Seashore in San Diego

As you may have guessed by now we love cake! Pretty cakes, yummy cakes, fun cakes and of course unique and stylish wedding cakes!! So park your peepers on this seashell decorated multi tiered wedding cake by our cake heroines at CAKE. Oh these girls know just how to win our hearts [icing helps]!! This aqua and subtle peach toned cake embellished with edible icing starfish and seashells would make Arielle swoon and is the perfect finish to a fun beach wedding! 

CAKE is also a bakery you can visit so grab your dingelhoffer and get on in there and say hi to Kimberly and Jen, the girls who sell seashell wedding cakes [and every other kind of scrumptious dessert] by the seashore:) 

 

The Geode Cake by Flour Power Cakery will be sure to WOW Your Guests

The Geode wedding cake has been an internet darling for wedding Instagram and Pinterest posts all year! So it's great to know that local San Diego wedding cake bakers Flour Power Cakery can do it so well! Check out this dramatic purple geode cake, it's a beauty! 

Talk about drama! The geode wedding cake will be the coup de grace for your wedding reception!

Photos by Paul Douda for The San Diego Wedding Party EXPO. 

These beautiful, uniquely decorated individual wedding cakes have us wanting more!

Pardon us while we rave a little here, but these are the cutest things ever! Individually decorated miniature wedding cakes!!! And to paraphrase William Shakespeare "though they be small, they be mighty" [in design]! Thank you Little Hunnys Cakery for these perfect works of art for stylish San Diego area weddings because we are lucky enough to have this talented bakery practically in our backyard!

Just look at how charming that cake is!! 

Just look at how charming that cake is!! 

Cakes were beautifully photographed by Kristina Adams Photography. In case you missed this entire styled shoot check out the complete wedding styled shoot on our blog here.

Saving room for wedding cake? How about saving the cake!

Sometimes bad things happen to good weddings! Like a cake-decimating accident right before the reception. (little warning: this image may be upsetting to cake bakers, chefs and experienced wedding pros!)

Fortunately this couple had hired a truly amazing dream team of Amy Ulkutekin of First Comes Love and Sharon Mintz Organic Elements florals and the wedding was being held at one of our favorites the La Valencia Hotel [who has a pastry chef with some serious skills]. And voila! Here is the fixed up cake ready to be celebrated and enjoyed with no one the wiser. Whew! 

What couples do not know about wedding planning is a lot.....Like we always say: hire the best then let them do what they do best!

Watch local fave Cute Cakes on Cake Wars tonight!

Set your DVR for tonight because local fave Cute Cakes in Escondido is going to be on @foodnetwork! Don't miss Briana and #TeamCuteCakes on #CakeWars! Tune in Monday June 6th (or check your local TV listings for the Season Premier) So thrilled for this great local bakery team and wish @cakes_ondeck14 the best in the competition!

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Clean lines and deep colors make for a stunning cake trend!

The beautiful deep purple, smooth surface of this cake by the geniuses at San Diego based CAKE (ahem, Winners of Food Network's Cake Wars!!) will have your guests oohing and ahhing before they even take the first bite! With this much color and style this gorgeous cake would take the cake at many weddings, but we think it would really wow at a bold and colorful museum of art or a chic downtown penthouse setting! You can visit the lovely artists behind all of CAKE's masterpieces and see what keeps them passionately creating new works of culinary art, right in the heart of Uptown San Diego at their bakery on Reynard Street. 

Photo by the talented   Sarah Zimmer Photography   we featured the work of this awesome photographer before in our  New Year's Eve in New York City featured wedding post here.

Photo by the talented Sarah Zimmer Photography we featured the work of this awesome photographer before in our New Year's Eve in New York City featured wedding post here.

Time to taste cake with Teresa Johnson wedding cake expert and baker extraordinaire

As the holidays approach be sure to save room for delicious desserts by Teresa Johnson, Wedding Cake Expert, Pastry Chef, Baker Extraordinaire and Yumminess Expert for the last few decades. Check out these beautiful [and tasty!] cakes and reach Teresa at 619-203-1603 to book a free cake tasting and design consultation and be prepared to be amazed!! 

Selecting your wedding cake is oh so important and you simply have to taste all the delicious flavors that Teresa {well known – and respected- as the head baker at Grove Pastry Shop for the past few decades} offers! You may have seen that the Lemon Grove location of Grove Pastry [home to this bakery for over 60 years!] is changing – but not to worry, Teresa’s cakes are just as incredible as always and now that she’s not behind the counter, Teresa says she is very excited to be able to give her full attention to all her wedding clients!