Wedding Planning: Cakes and Such

Wednesday, December 30th, 2009

Manhattan Quality Wedding Cakes on Long Island CAKES & SUCH

I love finding new Long Island wedding businesses!  And if you’re looking for a different sort of cake for your shower, bachelorette party and wedding, check out  new to Long Island  Pastry Girl Cakes, founded recently by Alissa Levine, pastry chef and graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education.   Pastry Girl Cakes creates custom-made cakes […]

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Find Long Island Wedding CAKES & SUCH Here

I’m frequently asked for recommendations for Long Island bakeries that do outstanding and unique wedding cakes.   So to help you start your search for quality bakers, take a look at our Best Picks page here, where Long Island wedding planners recommend their top sources.

Thursday, November 19th, 2009

Cakes and Such: Designer Cupcake Wrappers

Cupcakes add a unique touch to bridal showers and weddings, but for added elegance, look at these beautiful cupcake wrappers by Bella Cupcake Couture.  Each design is printed with soy inks on recycled paper — custom designs and logos are also available.   Here are two great options for wedding cupcakes, in silver and black: And […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Welcome: Madame Butterfly Cakes

If you want to make heads turn at your wedding, do it with an outstanding custom-made wedding cake.   Madame Butterfly Cakes in Babylon Village sets the bar high when it comes to creating amazing wedding cakes based on your exact tastes and desires.   And we welcome them wholeheartedly today as our new sponsor!

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Cakes & Such: Win a FREE Ron Ben-Israel Wedding Cake

Who wouldn’t want a free wedding cake by the amazing Ron Ben-Israel based in New York City??  To enter this raffle from Well Spun Wedding Films, just go to  Good luck!

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Cakes and Such: Handmade Sugar Flowers

Here’s an economical way to have your cake and eat it too.   What I mean is:   purchase an inexpensive, plain wedding cake.  Then order these fabulous handmade sugar flowers to embellish it, for a custom look.  New York City-based  Sugar Flower Shop can ship these beautiful, realistic-looking flowers to any Long Island location (and […]

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Cakes and Such: Sacred Sweets

Look at this stunning wedding cake from Sacred Sweets, on the North Fork of Long Island.  It’s prefect for a spring or fall garden-themed wedding or for a bridal shower — don’t the flowers look real?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Cakes & Such: Special Tasting of Michelle Doll Cakes in NYC

Have you seen Michelle Doll cakes?  They are amazing and Michelle has been featured on Good Morning America, Food Network and magazines, including the cover of Newsday’s Long Island Weddings, where I  was managing editor for ten years.   Now you lucky local brides can taste her cakes, too.  On Saturday, July 18 from 12 – […]

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Cakes and Such: Cupcakes Catering

Bridal showers, bachelorette parties, wedding favors, rehearsal dinners — serve elegant cupcakes such as these from Cupcakes Catering.  I’ve tasted them and can I just say, “YUM.”  This Long Island company  delivers all over and offers a lovely alternative to the traditional wedding cake:  a cupcake tower!  This one below feeds 150 guests and costs […]