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


Shabby Chic Baby Shower - ruffles and lace

lace chocolate dipped oreos for shabby chic baby shower

We recently created these lace decorated chocolate dipped oreos and cream, peach and light aqua colored ruffle mini cupcakes for a shabby chic baby shower. Our customer also ordered our clear rock candy sticks for the dessert buffet.

Shabby Chic Baby Shower Ruffle Mini Cupcakes

Our customer was inspired by the Tre Shabby Chic baby shower she posted on the Hostess with the Mostess blog

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80th Birthday Pink Rose Themed Cupcake Tower

80th Birthday Roses and Simple Flowers Cupcake towerAlign Center

This cupcake tower was ordered for a 80th birthday celebration for a woman who loves roses and pink. Everything was iced pink and decorated with roses and simple flowers in two shades of pink and yellow. The topper cake had an 80 on top and everything was displayed on our 3 tier cupcake tower.

Inspiration cupcake towers:

flowered cupcake towers

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Its a Boy Baby Shower

its a boy chocolate dipped pretzel baby showers

We created these party favors and cupcakes for a baby shower for a baby boy who decided to arrive a few days before his shower and the shower was post poned a few weeks. The decorations for the shower were all in blue and white and we added some monkeys to the cupcakes for the jungle themed nursery.

monkey baby shower cupcakes

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Pink and Purple Polka Dot 2 Tier Baby Shower Cake

pink and purple polka dot 2 tier baby shower cake

Pink and purple polka dots! This one is topped with our popular fondant baby shoes.

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4th Birthday Racecar Party Favors

racecar themed chocolate themed pretzel party favors

We created these party favors for a boy turning 4 who loves cars! Each bag contained one milk chocolate and one white chocolate dipped pretzel sprinkled with car shaped confetti. We added a coordinating ribbon and a custom tag.

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Southwestern Themed Mini Cupcakes for a Tradeshow

Southwestern Themed Mini Cupcakes with a Saguaro Cactus

We created these for mini cupcakes for Westminster Fibers for their booth also at TNNA this past weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center.

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Cupcake Smash Cake - perfect for 1th birthday photos

giant cupcake cake first birthday smash cake blue and green

We created this smash cake for a 1st birthday photo shoot. This 3D cake is shaped like a giant cupcake and we iced it with all buttercream which creates the best smash cake experience (lots of icing all over the birthday child!). The child's name was done in fondant on the cake board and the 1 is a birthday candle. Next month we'll be creating the cake and cupcakes for Zach's 1st birthday party.

Here's a girl version of the smash cake:

giant cupcake cake first birthday smash cake pink and green

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White Ruffled Minis for a Tradeshow

white ruffle mini cupcakes for a tradeshow

We created 13 dozen white ruffled mini cupcakes for Madelinetosh's booth at the TNNA (the National Needlearts Association) convention that was in town this past weekend at the Phoenix Convention Center. Simple white icing with a white pearl center with gold cupcake liners.

Are you a local knitter? Madelinetosh's yarn can be found at Jessica Knits in Scottsdale owned by one of our favorite customers.

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Owl Cake for a Baby Shower

Blue Brown and Green Owl Themed Baby Shower Cake

We designed this cake to coordinate with the nursery bedding that was designs with owls and trees. The cake was done in several shades of blue, greens and browns. This mom to be had a second shower where we designed a cupcake tower for the same design - the topper cake had the owl on the front and was topped with baby botties. The cupcakes were done in sassy circles design in colors to coordinate and displayed on our 4 tier cupcake tower.

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Lavender and Yellow Baby Shower Cake with Baby Booties

lavendar and yellow baby shower cake

This lavender and yellow baby shower cake was designed to coordinate with baby shower colors which were based on the nursery design. The cake is decorated with stripes and topped with our popular fondant baby booties - the baby shoes are edible (except for the ribbon) but we hear most of the moms keep them as a keepsake.

Inspiration cake:

blue and yellow striped baby shower cake with white baby shoes

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Purple And Yellow Birthday Cake

purple and yellow sassy circles birthday cake topped with whimsical daisies

Our customer ordered this cake for a coworker's birthday celebration. Cake is done in purple, yellow and white sassy circles design topped with our whimsical daisies in yellow.

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Pink and Green Baby Shower Cupcake Tower

pink and green baby shower cupcake tower with booties

Love pinks and greens together! We created this pink and green cupcake tower for a baby shower. The cake is decorated with stripes and topped with our fondant baby shoes and the cupcakes are decorated in our popular sassy circle design. Our customer rented our 3 tier tower for display which worked perfectly with the topper cake and 16 cupcakes.

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Fun Cupcakes for a Super Mario Brothers Fan

mushroom cupcakes for a Super Mario Brothers birthday party

This birthday boy LOVES Super Mario Brothers and he loves our cupcakes. For the 3rd year in a row he was requested the same design from us!

cupcakes for a Super Mario Brothers birthday celebration

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2nd Birthday Dinosaur Cupcakes - Brown, Red, Yellow and Green

brown green red and yellow 2nd birthday dinosaur cupcakes

Dinosaur themed cupakes for a 2nd birthday celebration. This was an extra special one because we also made the baby shower cake for this little one. The family lives in Hawaii and traveled to Scottsdale this past weekend to celebrate his birthday with grandparents.

triceratops and stegosaurus dinosaur cupcakes

Hawaiian themed baby shower cake that we did over 2 years ago:

blue green and brown polka dot Hawaiian surf themed baby shower cake

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Tiffany Blue and Silver Bridal Shower Mini Cupcakes

Tiffany Blue and Silver Mini Cupcakes for a Bridal Shower

We created 4 dozen mini cupcakes iced with Tiffany blue buttercream accented with silver pearls. Our customer also rented our 3 tier chandlier stand for display. So elegant!

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50th Birthday Golf Themed Cupcake Tower

golf flag cupcake for 50th birthday cupcake tower

We created these cupcakes for a golf themed cupcake tower for a New Year's Day 50th Birthday celebration. We decorated the cupcakes with 5 different designs - 3D golfball, golf tee, golf club, hole flag (with a 50!) and a circle wiht a 50. Everything was done in green, blue and black. This order was delivered to Anthem and we displayed everything on our 4 tier cupcake tower.

50th Birthday Golf Themed Cupcake Tower

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Cascades of Butterflies and Flowers for a Woman's Birthday Cake

Puple pink and turquoise monogram birthday cake with butterflies

We decorated this cake with a cascade of butterflies and flowers in purple, pink and turquoise. The cake is topped with a monogram and we added two small fondant purses to the cake.

Monogram Birthday Cake with purse

This cake inspired by this yellow, red and orange butterfly cake

Red, Orange and Yellow Butterfly 17th Birthday Cake

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Cigar Themed 35th Birthday Cake

35th birthday cream brown and gold cigar themed cake

We created this cake for a 35th birthday celebration for a man who loves cigars. The cake desgin was done in cream, brown and gold with a diamond pattern and topped with a 3D cigar ashtray. Our customer felt her husband would rather real cigars than fondant modeled ones so she added them later. The ashtray is fondant covered rice krispie treats with a hand painted gold detail. We love creating cakes for this family and they are huge fans of our double chocolate cake with strawberry mousse filling.

Cigar ashtray birthday cake

customer photo:

cigar brithday cake customer photo

customer feeback: His cake was a HUGE hit!! He loved it and so did his friends! I gave the cigars out to him and his friends :) Thank u again for a delicious cake with amazing style :) We'll be back very soon :)

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Horse Cakes for a 3rd and 7th Birthdays

3rd birthday horse cake for a cowgirl party

We created this cake for a 3rd birthday cowgirl themed celebration. In addition to the cake we also made cupcakes to spell the birthday girl's name, 3 for her age and the rest were topped with cowboy hats and boots.

Here's a similar cake we created last year for a girl turning 7th who loves to ride horses

7th birthday horse cake

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70th Birthday Party Cake Designed with Photos

photo collage 70th birthday cake

We created this birthday cake for a Christmas Even 70th Birthday Celebration. Our customer brought us some photos of her father which we scanned and printed as edible images. The side of the cake has 8 photos from his past and the cake is topped with a current photo. We heard the cake was a huge hit and everyone enjoyed seeing the photos especially those from his younger years.

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Racecar Themed Cake and PArty Favors for a 2nd Birthday Cars Themed Celebration

party favor chocolate racecar suckers

We created these chocolate racecar favors and the 2 tiered cake for a Cars themed 2nd birthday party held at Imagination Avenue in Phoenix. The favors are milk chocolate racecar suckers with the ribbons and tags done in red and yellow. The base of the 2 tier cake is designed as a desert road scene with rocks, mountains, sand, cactus and road signs. Our customer added some toy cars to the cake board. The top tier has several sets of racing flags and the cake is topped with a 2 and some shooting stars.

2 tier racecar themed birthday cake for a Cars themed birthday celebration

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Aqua and Pink Dolphin Cupcakes for a 5th Birthday

dolphin cupcake

We created these dolphin cupcakes for a 5th birthday celebration for a little girl who loves dolphins. To make the cupcakes very girly we iced the cupcakes with aqua buttercream and used pink polka dot cupcake liners. We also made minicupcakes for the adults attending the party and topped those with a 5 for the birthday girl's age.

aqua and pink dolphin cupcakes with poink polka dot cupcake liners for a 5th birthday

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2012 Classes at Simply Sweets Cake Studio & Sweet Shoppe

cupcake 102 designs

We've posted our 2012 classes to our blog (click here) and we'll be adding more throughout the year and new topics as we hire instructors. The photo above is from December's Cupcake 102 which focuses on fondant iced and decorated cupcakes. I'll especially excited for the New Trends in Cupcakes class this month on the 22nd! This class covers push-up pops, cupcake jars and party printables.

To register please call (480.307.6461) or stop by the cake studio.

New Trends in Cupcakes
Cupcake 101 and Cupcake 102
Valentine's Day Cupcakes
Spring Cupcakes
Fondant Decorated Sugar Cookies

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Sports Themed 5th Birthday Cake - Baseball, Football, Basketball, Tennis and Soccer

5th birthday sports themed cake - football, baseball, tennis, basketball

We created this cake for a boy's 5th birthday celebration who loves sports. We added balls to the cake for all his favorite sports - baseball, football, basketball, tennis and soccer.

5th birthday sports themed cake collage

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Turquoise Zebra Cake with Music Notes for a Sweet 16

black and turquoise zebra cake with music notes for 16th birthday

We created this cake for a 16th birthday - our popular 2 tier zebra cake this time in turquoise and black with music notes. Because everything we do is custom we can create a design that really reflects the birthday girl or boy. Cake is iced with buttercream with fondant accents - our speciality and so popular with our customers who don't want a lot of fondant on their cakes!

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Jungle Themed 1st Birthday Cake with a Lion and Decorated with Bright Colored Circles

1st birthday cake topped with a lion and smash cake

We created this 1st birthday cake for a jungle themed birthday cake. We topped with cake with a lion's face inspired by the partyware and added circles in colors to coordinate with the partyware - yellow, red, orange and purple. We alos made a 1 shaped smash cake for the birthday boy and cupcakes topped with a 1 for the kids at the party.

1st birthday cupcakes blue red and orange

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2nd Birthday Cowboy Themed Cupcakes

2nd birthday cowboy themed cupcakes

Cowboy boots and cowboy hats for a blue and brown cowboy themed 2nd birthday celebration. These are from last year and when I received a recent inquiry for cowboy cupcakes I realized I'd nover posted these - I think these are just so fun and great colors.

customer feedback: The cowboy themed cupcakes were darling and everyone loved them! They were delicious. Thanks so much for making our birthday party a hit.

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Good Luck Chocolate Horseshoe

good luck chocolate horseshoe

Our customer got creative creating a small holiday present for a gift exchange. She purchased a few lottery tickets and then added this chocolate horse shoe for good luck. The horseshoe is dark chocolate dusted with bronze luster dust.

We have no minimum order for our custom chocolates. Its also good to order these with plenty of advance notice - while we have over 200 chocolate molds at the bakery, we do sometimes have to order a mold for your needs and this can take up to several weeks depending on your request.

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Baby Shower Favors for a Boy - Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

blue and white chocolate dipped pretzel baby shower favors

Our chocolate dipped pretzel party favors are always a hit with party guests. These were created for a baby shower for a boy with a blue and white color scheme. Pretzels are dipped in white chocolate and sprinkled with blue noneprils. We added blue ribbon and a custom tag.

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12th Birthday Cherry Cake Topped with a Turtle

12th birthday cake with cherries and topped with a turtle

Our customer designed this cake for her daughter's 12th based on her favorite things - the colors blue and green, turtles and cherries (her nickname is Cherry).

Cherry themed 12th birthday topped with a fondant turtle

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