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Phoenix Magazine March 2010 Cover Simply Sweets featured in the March 2010 issue of Phoenix Magazine


65th Wedding Anniversary - cream, blue and yelllow

cream and yellow 65th wedding anniversary cake 

 We created this cake for a 65th wedding anniversary celebration. This 12 inch round is iced with a cream color buttercream decorated with scroll piping. We added a few blue accents and yellow ribbon roses.

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Building Bricks Cakes for Lego Themed Celebrations

23rd birthday - building blocks

23rd birthday cake lego themed 

 Boys (of all ages LOVE legos) and its a popular birthday party theme or for a family celebration. We created this cake for a 23rd birthday celebration. And here's another one we created for a huge Star Wars lego fan - we did everything in grays and blacks and airbrushed the cake.

  5th birthday Star Wars lego themed celebration 

 With the loss of Picnik (my favorite tool for making collages) I decided to test our Picasa to create a collage:

  birthday cakes for lego themed celebrations

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2nd Birthday Cupcakes - flowers and butterflies

2nd birthday personalized jumbo cupcake - flowers and butterflies 

 We designed these cupcakes for a 2nd birthday celebration - flowers and butterflies in pastel pink, yellow, blue and green. We made a personalized jumbo cupcake for the birthday girl and a mix of standard and mini sized cupcakes for the guests and their parents.

  2nd birthday cupcakes - butterflies and hearts in pastel colors

2nd birthday mini cupcakes - flowers and butterflies 

 We also created a cupcake tower for the birthday girl's baby naming celebration a few years ago - loved this one!
  Pink raspberry and bright lime green scroll and bow cupcake tower for Baby Name Ceremony

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88th Birthday Cupcake Tower


 We created this cupcake tower for a 88th birthday celebration. The topper cake was done in a diamond pattern with an 88 on top. We did a mix of mini and standard sized cupcakes - the standard sized ones were topped with an 88 and the minis were done with a simple star swirl and a touch of sugar for sparkle. Everything was done in green, white and silver. Our customer provided us with the beautiful photo above.

  88th birthday cupcake tower topperwhite green and silver 88th birthday cupcakes - cupcake tower 

 We've made a lot of cakes for this family including this grandpa's 85th birthday cake inspired by the dessert and his work with jewelry where we recreated with fondant a bola tie that he had made.

85th birthday arizona themed cake with bola tie

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6th Birthday Dinosaur Dance Party

orange brown and green triceratops 6th birthday cake

We've been creating a lot of dinosaur cakes and cupcakes lately. This one was for a dinosaur dance party - for a boy who loves dinosaurs and the party was held at Scorpius Dance Studio. The cake was iced with orange tinted buttercream with a green and brown triceratops on top.We also made cupcakes to coordinate topped with triceratops and stegosaurus. 

orange brown and green dinosaur cupcakes

Here's a collage of some of the triceratops cakes that we've done:

triceratops birthday cakes

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Pink and Black 40th Birthday Cake - Zebra and Diamond Pattern

pink and black zebra and diamond patterned 40th birthday cake

Pink and black 2 tiered 40th birthday cake with two of our popular patterns - zebra and diamond. We added a 40 to the top and a monogram to the front. Our customer wanted a 1 tier cake because it was a smaller celebration but when she saw the inspiration cake she wanted this exact cake. Iced with pink buttercream with fondant and sugar pearl accents.

customer feedback
Hi Dana, I wanted to thank you for such a wonderful cake! Not only did it look fabulous it tasted fabulous too! We look forward to many more of your treats!

inspiration cake:

pink and black zebra and diamond patterned 40th birthday cake

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Birthday Cupcakes - Surprise Delivery

birthday cupcakes - surprise delivery

We love surprising people at their workplace with a box of cupcakes. Our customer ordered these to be delivered to a friends workplace for her birthday - pink and yellow ruffle design.

Our ruffle design has become so popular for birthdays - here's another set we did for one our favorite customers:

pink and purple ruffle cupcakes

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4th Birthday Pirate Skull Cake and Cupcakes

4th birthday pirate skull and cross bones cake

We created this cake along with coordinating cupcakes and mini cupcakes for a 4th birthday pirate themed celebration. The cake is a 12 inch round iced in buttercream with fondant stripes and a pirate skull on top. We also made 30 cupcakes with pirate faces and skulls along with 3 dozen coordinating minis topped with a 4.

pirates and skulls cupcakes

mini cupcakes for 4th birthday pirate themed celebration

We also had the opportunity to make Tennessee's 3rd birthday cake - a Star Wars inspired cake. We love our repeat customers and we're always excited to see what the next birthday's theme will be

3rd Birthday Cake for a Star Wars celebration

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Pink and Brown Jungle Baby Shower Cake

pink and brown jungle animal baby shower cake - monkey, giraffe, zebra

Our very popular 2 tier jungle animal baby shower cake this time done in pink and brown with a monkey, giraffe and zebra.

inspiration cake:

Elephant Monkey and Giraffe Jungle themed baby shower cake with baby shoes

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30th Birthday Western Themed Cake - Pink, Brown and Aqua Blue with Cake Bunting

pink, brown and aqua blue 30th birthday western cake with bunting

We created this cake for a 30th birthday celebration held at a western restaurant in Cave Creek. The cake was decorated in a banadana pattern (all buttercream) with a fondant rope border. The 30 was also done with fondant rope. Everything was done in pink, brown and a touch of aqua blue. We topped with cake with custom cake bunting that we created in coordinating colors and used this for the Happy Birthday message.

western cake bunting

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Pink and Black Cupcakes and Chocolate Suckers for a Bachelorette Party

pink and black bachelorette party cupcakes - monogram, shoes and lingerie

We created these cupcakes and party favors for a bachelorette weekend celebration. We delivered these sweets to the Sanctuary at Camelback Mountain. Cupcakes are topped with a monogram for the bride, high heel shoes and lingerie. The party favors are our very popular pink corset suckers. Everytthing was done in black and several shades of pink

pink lingerie chocolate sucker bachelorette party favors

customer feedback
Thank you so much for the beautiful cupcakes and chocolate suckers. They turned out beautifully and can't thank you enough!

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6th Birthday Pirate Cake

6th birthday pirate cake

So many pirate themed parties lately! We created this one for a 6th birthday party. This 10 inch round is iced with buttercream and decorated with fondant stripes and a pirate on top.

inspiration cake:

pirate cake for a  boy's 7th birthday and coordinating cupcakes

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4th Birthday Fire Truck Themed Cupcake Cake

4th birthday personalized jumbo cupcake for firetruck birthday

We created this cupcake cake for a fire truck themed 4th birthday party. We also created a personalized jumbo cupcake for the birthday boy decorated in coordinating colors, topped with a 4 and a red chocolate fireman's hat. We also made 3 dozen mini cupcakes.

4th birthday fire truck cupcake cake

yellow and red mini cupcakes for firetruck themed birthday

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5th Birthday Race Car Themed Cake and Cucpakes

5th birthday blue racecar themed cake

This cake design was inspired by a design we've done before but modified for the birthday boy - his favorite color is blue and he loves sprinkles. We iced the cake with blue tinted buttercream and added yellow-orange flames on the sides of the cake, a number 5 on top done in a racing checkerboard pattern and a blue fondant modeled racecar. For his love of sprinkles we added some racecar sprinkles to the bottom border and the cake is our birthday cake flavor (our white sourcream cake with confetti sprinkles). THe cupcakes were iced blue and topped with flames, racing flags and tires.

5th birthday racecar themed cupcakes

Inspiration cake:

4th race car themed birthday cake with flames

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Pink and Purple Birthday Cake Topped with a Huge Bow for a 30th Birthday

pink and purple sassy circles cake topped with a purple bow for a 30th birthday

Valentina's husband ordered this cake in his wife's favorite colors, light pink and purple, and picked design elements from several of our cakes - sassy circles design, a few pearls and the large multiloop bow for the top of cake.

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Super B - Super Hero Birthday Cake for Two Brothers

Red and blue Super B birthday cake

We created this cake for a family celebration of two brothers' birthdays turning 5 and 1. The older boy is really into super heros so we created a Super B cake in his faovrite colors - blue and red.

Inspiration Cake:

Pink and Blue Super Hero Cake

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Yellow and Pink Girly Pig for a 6th Birthday

girly pig cupcakes for a 6th birthday

We created these girly pig ucpcakes and cakes for a girl turning 6 who loves pigs. She requested a girly pig so we added little pink bows. Her favorite color is yellow so we iced the cake with yellow tinted buttercream and decorated it with pink and white polka dots and topped the cake with a fondant pig. This party was hosted at Girly Girlz in Scottsdale

yellow and pink girly pig 6th birthday cake

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Yellow and Grey Bridal Shower Cupcake

yellow and grey sassy circle cupcakes for a bridal shower

Yellow and Grey is a very popular wedding color right now - we created these cupcakes for a bridal shower in our popular sassy circles design.

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2nd Birthday Barn Cake with Farm Animal Cupcakes - pigs, sheep and chicks

2nd Birthday Barn Cake and Farm Animal Cupcakes

This cake was based on our popular barnyard cake. For this one the main cake was the barn and the additional servings were added as farm animal cupcakes - sheep, pigs and chicks. The 3D barn is covered in fondant and we added fondant modeled cow, pig, rooster and ducks.

Inspiration Cake:

farm animal themed 2nd birthday cake with red barn ducks pig cow and a rooster

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Red and Aqua Fire Truck Baby Shower Cake, Cupcakes and Favors

red and aqua fire truck themed baby shower cake

Love red and aqua - we designed this cake for a fire truck themed baby shower based on teh vintage firetruck nursery theme. Everything was done in red and aqua - red for the firetrucks, aqua to incorpate blue for the baby bow. We created teh 2 tier cake with a fire truck and a fireman's hat and topped with white baby shoes. We also made mini cupcakes topped with chocolate fireman hats. For party favors we dipped pretzels in white chocolate with red sprinkles and tied the favors with aqua ribbon. Our customer also ordered our polka dot balloons in aqua, red and black with white polka dots.

fireman hat cupcakes for a firetruck themed baby shower

chocolate dipped pretzels party favors- red and aqua

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Dinosaur Cake and Cupckae for a party at the Arizona Museum of Natural History

5th birthday dinosaur cake - triceratops

dinosaur cupcakes for a 5th birthday

We created this cake and coordinating cupcakes for a 5th birthday held at the Arizona Museum of Natural History in Mesa. Everything was done in blue, green, purple, red and yellow to coordinate with the partyware.

customer feedback
Thank you so much Dana, as always the cake was incredible!!!

Inspiration Cake:

triceratops dinosaur 5th birthday cake with cupcakes

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