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


Chocolate Dipped Pretzels for a Wedding Dessert Buffet

chocolate dipped pretzels for a white dessert buffet

Fall and winter is wedding season here in Arizona and we've been creating lots of desserts for wedding dessert buffets. These pretzels were dipped in white and done in a variety of white on white designs - drizzles and non perils. Our customer also purchased our white pearl gumballs for her buffet.

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Blackjack Themed 30th Birthday

30th birthday black jack themed birthday cake 

 We created this cake for a casino themed birthday celebration - the birthday girl's favorite game is blackjack so we added cards and lots of chips (each chip is stamp with a 30 fir the birthday girl's age). Buttercream iced with fondant playing card suits, chips and cards.

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Blue and Brown 'It's a Boy' Baby Shower

Its a boy custom baby shower banner 

 We've started to offer custom party banners and they've become very popular with our customers - give us a color scheme and a message and we'll create it! We created this Its a Boy blue and brown banner to coordinate with the blue and blue cupcake tower our customer ordered. The tower was topped with a 6 inch topper cake with a sassy circle design topped with baby shoes. Our customer also rented our 3 tier stand for display.

  brown and blue sassy circles baby shower cupcake tower topper cake

brown and blue sassy circles baby shower cupcake tower cupcakes

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4th Birthday Train Cake and Cupcakes for a Celebration at McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

4th birthday train cake 

 Our train cakes continue to be one of our most popular designs. We created this one for James' 4th birthday along with coordinating cupcakes. Our customer added a toy train to the cake board - James from Thomas the Tank Engine, since the boy is named James.
  train themed cupcakes for a 4th birthday celebration 

This design was inspired by the first train cake I made for my son's second birthday:

Brendans train cake 2nd birthday

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Pink Baby Shower Cake Topped with Roses

pink baby shower cake with roses and baby shoes

A very sweet baby girl baby shower design - pink and white stripes with white fondant baby shoes on top. The baby girl's middle name will be Rose so we added lots of pink fondant ribbon roses.

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Pink and Purple Unicorn Princess Party

Pink and Purple Unicorn Princess Cupcakes 

 These cupcakes were designed for a unicorn princess party. Half the cupcakes were topped with princess crowns and half with unicorns. Everything was done in pink and purple and cupcakes were iced with our glitter icing technique. We also made a personalized jumbo cupcake for the birthday girls and a few dozen mini cupcakes for the adults attending the party. Our customers rented our 4 tier white cupcake tower for display.

  4th Birthday personalized jumbo cupcake unicorn princess party

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Green, Yellow and Purple Jungle Animal Baby Shower Shower Cupcakes

purple yellow and green jungle animal baby shower cupcakes 

 These baby shower cupcakes were designed to coordinated with the nursery bedding in pastel purple, green and yellow. The cupcakes were topped with elephants, giraffes and monkeys. Because the sex of the baby is being a kept a surprise some of the cupcakes were topped with BABY and we iced a few with a simple star swirl.

  pastel purple yellow and green baby shower cupcakes

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African Safari Themed 65th Birthday Cupcake Tower for Twin Sisters

African Safari 65th Brithday Cupcake Tower Topper Cake Giraffe Rhino Elephant 

 We created this cupcake tower for a 65th birthday celebration for twin sisters. The sisters had recently traveled to South Africa so the tower was designed with a safari theme. The cake was iced with yellow buttercream and airbrushed with a little bit of orange and we added a giraffe, rhino and elephant silhouette. The cupcakes were topped with zebra print and giraffe print fondant toppers. Our customer rented the 4 tier cupcake tower for display.

  zebra and giraffe print cupcakes for african safari cupcake tower

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