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Large Wedding Cakes Now Available

The time has finally arrived! Our bakery is now offering large, mulch-tiered wedding cakes. Fate Cakes started as a cupcake bakery in January of 2013 and we’ve grown to the needs of our community and the needs of our customers.
We originally had a few gourmet flavors back in 2013, and now we have over 15 unique and traditional cupcakes. Even though we still have a special place in our hearts for the cupcakes which put us on the map, our menu has expanded to a large selection which will work for any budget or theme and party.
First after cupcakes came cake pops, which are ideal for that special person who’s looking for an individual treat, perfect for a two-bite sweet tooth. Next, came our cakes. This menu alone has grown the most in the different and variety of pricing/sizes we offer. You’ll have the option for a small cake, serving 6, up to a full sheet cake which serves up to 96 guests.
Our custom designed cakes are made from any request and we can replicate any design that you may find on Pinterest or if you’ve seen similar cake at another party. We price out our cakes as a flat fee based on the techniques used for your design; as well as, the size of the cake.
In March 2015, our team was excited to introduce large, tiered cakes to our menu and we’ll make them as high as the sky. There are no more limits to our cakes, in terms of height, and we’ll be happy to accommodate to any theme, party, and guest list. Whether it’s an ornate design, something you might have seen on a movie set, or traditional with a simplistic and elegant swirl (Photo), we’d be happy to help make that day even more special!
To learn more about our weddings and event services, CLICK HERE to be redirected to our wedding cake and cupcakes page. You can submit an online inquiry on this page or you can contact our Event Coordinator, Marie O’Stroske for more information on pricing and additional information. (614.219.942).

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Valentine's Day Hours 2015

We’re excited to announce our bakery will be operating all days of the week/weekend starting February 1st, and will return to our normal 6-days a week schedule after the Valentine’s Day rush. This particular holiday is our busiest, and in years past customers have requested delivery dates on every day of the week, including Sundays; therefore, we love making you happy and have opted to work even harder to work around any scheduled during the Valentine’s Weekend.
Below are our new hours effective February 1st – February 22nd. (We’ll be returning back to our normal hours and operation, Monday, February 23rd).
Sunday, February 1st: 12PM-5PM (Delivery 12PM-2PM) *No Same Day Orders
Monday, February 2nd – Friday, February 6th: 9AM-8PM (Delivery: 12PM-2PM; 6Pm-8PM)
Saturday, February 7th: 12PM-5PM (Delivery 10AM-12PM) *No Same Day Orders
Sunday, February 8th: 12PM-5PM (Delivery 12PM-2PM) *No Same Day Orders
Monday, February 9th – Friday, February 13th: 9AM-8PM (Delivery: 12PM-2PM; 6Pm-8PM) *ALL VDAY ORDERS NEED TO BE SUBMITTED BY 12PM FOR NEXT DAY
Saturday, February 14th: 12PM-5PM (Delivery 10AM-12PM; 2PM-4PM) *No Same Day Orders
Sunday, February 15th: 12PM-5PM (Delivery 12PM-2PM) *No Same Day Orders
To view our current Valentine’s Day custom cupcakes and cookies, please CLICK HERE to be redirected to our online shopping cart/product pages.
If you have any questions about our holiday hours or specials please contact us at (614) 219.9429. Please be patient if we are busy during peak days/hours leading up to Valentine’s Day. You may have to contact us via email (info@fate-cakes.com) or leave a voicemail in order for our team to return your call/inquiry.

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9 Things To Get An Ohio State Grad

We’re in the heart of Buckeye country so it’s no surprise we love to congratulate our OSU graduates. Another year has passed and we were happy to help families all over Columbus this spring as they celebrated with those hard earning grads.
As die-hard Ohio State fans, we’ve come up with the best gifts to send or hand deliver to those well deserving students. Heck, these fun ideas should be welcomed by any OSU fan – no cap and gown needed!

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Nostalgic Script Ohio Cupcakes and Cake – Perfect for home deliveries or parties, our sweet treats will put a smile on that grads face with flash backs from watching the Script Ohio at home football games.
Easy Goer Alumni Key Chain – Nothin’ too fancy is sometimes the best route to take. Your grad will see this token multiple times day and will remember all the fun times.
Fashionista(er)Block O Pendant / Cufflinks – Have a grad who’s always showing up wearing the best style? Surprise them with these unique and customizes jewelry.
Traveler Alumni License Plate Cover – Is your graduate always on the move? If they’re constantly driving back and forth, no matter what state, there’s always Buckeye fans!
HistorianOhio State University Illustrated Book – Technically any resident of the great state of Ohio would appreciate a compilation of Ohio State memorabilia – just remember, the more pictures the better – these lil’ minds need a break from all the big words for a while!
Partier High Street street sign– It’s no surprise college is a time for good laughs and drinking games. If your grad enjoyed the latter – maybe a little too much – they’ll appreciate a trip down memory lane with a street sign as a nod to Ohio State’s drinking row.
AthleteFootball Home Game Ticket – Athlete or no athlete, if your recent grad doesn’t appreciate this generous gift, we’ll take it off your hands 🙂
Professional – Binder/Organizer – The economy is toughest on those straight out of college. Give ’em a pick-me-up with a customized gift they’ll take with them on their first interviews.
Spender CA$H – When in doubt, give ’em that dough.
There are countless other notable gifts great for any OSU graduation party. After 4 years (or more) of hard studying and hard life lessons, keep in mind most graduates will just appreciate the fact they made it to the end. Just remember, these are the minds of our future – they deserve a special gift and treat!

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Fate Cakes Ranked in Top 101 Cupcake Bakeries

The Daily Meal’s annual “Top Cupcake Bakeries in America” was released earlier this week and your favorite Columbus, Ohio cupcake bakery made the cut. Not just the cut, we’re ranked #5 out of 101 of this countries finest cupcake bakeries.
We’re more than exstatic to hear the news and share with our fans and most importantly our sweettoothies. Without our amazing following and the continued support of our Columbus community, we would be less fortunate. This cool and impressive ranking is all the thanks to your love for our product and we’d like to share this achievement with all our customers.
The list of 101 bakeries was ranked within 5 categories with a potential of 4 points available for each section. To read more about how Fate Cakes made it to the 5th most popular bakery in America, and to view the slideshow of all contestants, CLICK HERE.
Do you think Fate Cakes should have made it to #1? We’d love to hear your feedback about our bakery, product, and of course our customer service. To be redirected to our Contact Us page Click Here or take a look at what other customers are saying about our treats and delivery services on our Reviews Page.

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New Treat To Try In Columbus

News is starting to spread that our delicious little cupcakes are featured as a bakery item at Lucky’s Market in Clintonville. Starting in February 2014, our treats have been a daily treat for all shoppers in this local and organic lil’ store, and some editors at Columbus Underground just had to try our sweets for themselves.
As you guessed it, they were a huge hit amongst the writers, and we were pleasantly surprised to read an impromptu visit to the Ohio grown marketplace inspired an article written about yours truly. At Fate Cakes, we do everything for the community and when it reaches back out to us with open arms and a friendly response, we can’t help but to be filled with a warmth in our hearts.
We think Miriam Bowers puts the icing on the cake when she describes our Buckeye Cupcakes as “a down-home peanut butter cookie flavor”, and we couldn’t agree more that this particular cupcake is for the peanut butter lover – but really, can you ever have too much peanut butter. And honestly with a description like, “it’s soft and smooth and equal parts sweet and peanut buttery,” you’d have to be crazy to not get some of your own to try.
Thank you Columbus Underground for the amazing review and support on our first marketplace adventure. If you would like to read the full article about the Fate Cakes’ experience, CLICK HERE to be redirected to the Columbus Underground website.

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Super Bowl XLVIII Prep – Game themed food

The big game is less than a week away and if you’re hosting that annual party you’re probably looking for some inspiring game day food options. It’s no surprise that every guest will be expecting fun and innovative, but tasty treats all day long as you celebrate the most anticipated game of the year. No matter how many people you’re expecting at your house or venue, our bakery team has compiled a list of simple and delicious items to serve this Sunday!
We’re obsessed with Pinterest, just like every other person in the world. Enjoy these ideas taken from Pinterest. Check ’em out and find some new ideas online for your big party!
Appetizer Frenzy!
As a host, from the time your guests arrive you should have some small finger food available for everyone to snack on before the game starts – and of course while the game is on. It’s not rocket science to know most of the food you share during the game will be small items that everyone will be snaking on while they cheer on their favorite team. It’s actually not as important to have a sit down dinner menu, just have many small options and LOTS of adult beverages!
Super Bowl Queso Dip1. Glorious Glorious Cheese – every party needs a queso dip – we’re pretty sure it’s the law. The more cheese varieties you have in your queso the better. Don’t forget about the salsa which adds extra flavor and spice. Put it in a slow cooker for easy serving and to keep it warm. Yuummm!

Super Bowl Buffalo Chicken Bites2. Buffalo Chicken Bites – let’s face it, your party revolves around what food is appealing to a man. Well, add chicken, cheese, buffalo sauce, bake in a small pasty and serve – could it get any easier? We don’t think there is a simpler plan and you’ll have your guests (men) cheering with a mouth full!

Super Bowl Pizza 3. Pull Apart Pizza – does this really need a description. By the photo alone we expect instant drooling so just imagine what you’re guests will be thinking about when they see this tempting tempting pepperoniappetizer.

Super Bowl Chicken Tenders 4. Fried Chicken – again, need we say more. This list of items is a dead giveaway for any party where men will be present. But then again, what American doesn’t like fried chicken tenders? So easy to make and even more tasty. Think you can make this the talk of your party?

Super Bowl Desserts5. Dessert Appetizer? Looking for a little sweet and salty treat to switch up the menu. This simple but so savory chocolate dipped potato chip can be served at the beginning of the party, middle, or at the end. Just make sure to prepare double the batch and be prepared for doggie bag requests!

No matter how many guests you’re inviting this Sunday, sometimes you just want someone else to do all the work. Honestly, we’re sure everyone wants to give the reigns over to have a qualified team do all the decision making and slaving in the kitchen. If you’re like all of us who just wanna enjoy the game and hang out with your friends and family, give our team a call to order our gourmet cupcakes (614) 219.9429. We also have cake pops and cakes available for any party size.

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5 Tips For The Perfect Baby Shower Cake

Babies are a blessing and at Fate Cakes we’re happy to help celebrate special events within the Columbus, Ohio and surrounding area. We’re delivering gourmet cupcakes and cakes all day long to residential or a specific venue for special events, especially a baby shower.
If you’re planning a baby shower or you are the lucky mom-to-be, we’ve got the perfect desserts for your special day. Our team is here all week long to discuss your themed party and any special requests. Below are some tips our creative folks have compiled to help you choose the perfect baby shower cake.
Theme: First of all it’s important to plan for the most perfect theme. This will be the foundation of your party and will help you coordinate decorations, invitations, party favors, food and most importantly the dessert. We find social media engines are usually the best resource to find a good theme. Keep in mind the season that you’re planning on giving birthday; as well as, what month you’d like the party to happen. (If you’re giving birth in winter it might be nice to have seasonal items for colder weather to allow you to use these belongs once your little bundle of joy is brought back from the hospital).
Cake Flavor: After you’ve picked a custom theme, the next item on the list of what type of cake you’d like to showcase for your special occasion. The style of the cake should be determined by the theme you’ve chosen in the previous step, but at Fate Cakes we offer countless flavors. We can even customize the colors of the cake to be personalized for the sex of your child. If you’re surprising your guests and telling everyone the sex of your child at the time of the baby shower, we can even customize special cupcakes which will feature color coated inside of the cake. This will allow everyone to bite into the cake and be surprised to see if the center is either blue or pink!
Size Of Cake: The most common question we get at Fate Cakes is “How big should my cake be?”. We recommend to always order a larger cake allowing for guests to take more than one piece and even take extra pieces home. We also like to think it’s better to have more than enough than a few attendants who walk away without any cake at all. The size of your cake will also be dependent on the style of your cake. If you’d like a custom shape (Non square / circle) then our team will have to discuss your project in more detail to determine the actual size. Give us a call (614) 219.9429 to talk to our lead designers about a custom cake style.
Fondant / Buttercream: It’s not surprising that most people have never heard of fondant. If you’re one of the average, don’t worry, this is another common question we are asked at our bakery. (To read more about fondant, read our previously posted article HERE). Deciding on if you’d like your cake to be a traditional buttercream or modern cake with fondant is a fairly easy decision. What we tend to tell customers is if you’re looking for a cake with sleek sides and sharp edges and are most worried about the presentation of the cake, then fondant is for you!
Cake Topper: Most cakes do not have a topper. Some themes will need the added presentation of a cake topper and in that event our team can discuss edible and non-edible options which can be included in the cake quote. While making your order mention that you’d like more information about our toppers and a lead designer will give you all the details needed to determine if a topper is the best choice for your cake.
To order your cake please give us a call. Our design team can be reached by calling (614) 219.9429. Don’t forget that we have a designated team who will deliver your order directly to any venue or event. Ask about our delivery services today!

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Share Something Sweet This Valentine’s Day

We all have someone near and dear to the heart. Every day should be a celebration of our love for that special companion, but most importantly there is no bigger holiday that Valentine’s day to show your significant other how you truly feel.
This year marks a special time and a special Valentine’s Day menu, brought to you directly from our team of dedicated and talented bakers and designers. We’re bringing back some items that were on our dessert menu last year and have added a new item which is sure to be the sweetest treat for your sweetheart.
After our heart shaped cake pops – with a heart shaped sprinkle design – were a huge hit last year, we had to keep them around in 2014. You can choose from a variety of cake flavors for these cake pops and we will deliver your order directly to that sweetie at work or at home (Remember, Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year :). So do something even more special and surprise your pookie with a gift at work AND at home). You can purchase these pops by the dozen
A new item on our menu is a variation of last years’ cakelette. We are happy to announce the new menu includes a heart shaped cake with a detailed rose on top. This is perfect for someone who might have splurged a little TOO much during the holiday season. We are selling these cute cakes by the pair.
Our most popular item no matter the time of the year are our delicious, moist and rich cupcakes. We will customize our cupcakes to your specific needs, whether it’s a special color of cake, icing, sprinkles of you would like a cute little heart on top. All our cupcake flavors can be purchased by the dozen and are found on our main cupcake menu.
To view our custom Valentine’s Day desserts – mini cakes and cake pops – CLICK HERE. To be redirected to our cupcake menu to read more about our variety of flavors, CLICK HERE.
Remember. It’s never to early to order for a special holiday, especially Valentine’s Day. Because this year’s holiday falls on Friday, February 14th we request that all holiday orders be placed before 12PM EST the day before – Thursday, February 13th.

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Fate Cakes Represents In The Daily Reporter, Columbus, Ohio

We’ve made news … again.
Surprised?
We’re never too shy to discuss sweet things. We also love talking about Columbus and how lucky we are to have established a bakery in such a loving and diverse city.
Recently a columnist from The Daily Reporter – lawyer/business paper in downtown Columbus, Ohio – contacted our Owner to discuss the success of Fate Cakes and how it all started. It has taken hard work and passion to help build not only a business but bakery which is the talk of our town. We are more than grateful for all the support and recognition from all types of press during the last month and look forward to sharing so many more flavors, events, and continued success with our sweettooths in the beautiful city of Columbus!
To read the full online article from The Daily Reporter, is available for users by clicking the link HERE.
For ease of use and to offer you the article free of charge, excepts from the story have been included below:

Local women hit sweet spot riding the cupcake craze

TIFFANY L. PARKS | Daily Reporter Published: 12/20/2013

Marie O’Stroske was working as a full time senior project manager in the Short North and doing freelance web design and web development when she decided to go full throttle with her bakery, Fate Cakes, in March.
Cupcakes are the star at Fate Cakes, a direct delivery company based out of Columbus, which also specializes in cake pops, cakes and will soon unveil a cookie line.
“Our cupcake menu has definitely put us on the map,” O’Stroske said, highlighting her red velvet, chocolate lovers and buckeye-inspired flavors as fan favorites. “We offer a variety of items including specialty cakes but people can’t get enough of the simplicity of cupcakes.”
O’Stroske, who offers delivery services six days a week to the greater Columbus area, said cupcakes make up the lion’s share — 75 percent — of products coming from her bakery.
“I think popular shows like TLC’s Cupcake Wars and other cupcake shows have really helped our industry grow into a fun and creative art which people are excited to embrace,” she said. “You can customize cupcakes and have the option of many flavors per dozen. You don’t have that much flexibility with cakes. Plus, cupcakes are cute.”
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O’Stroske also expressed optimism about consumer demand for cupcakes.
“I can’t tell the future, that’d be an amazing superpower though, therefore, I can’t speak about if we’re living in a cupcake fad. What I can predict is Columbus will always need a specialty dessert shop and cupcakes will always be tasty,” she said.
“No matter the outcome of the supposed cupcake craze, I am willing to bet on those superpowers that Fate Cakes will continue to deliver our gourmet desserts all around Columbus. We’re not going anywhere.”

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OSU Cake Giveaway – Michigan Week

Our bakery specializes in custom cake designs and other personalized desserts. When we were contacted for helping ABC 6 / FOX 28 WTTE to surprise a lucky viewer we were happy to come up with a fun OSU vs Michigan cake. Their representative found out Buckeye Block O cake online and on Facebook and thought it would be a fun dessert to feature on their Good Day Columbus Weekend show.
We had so much fun on the set of GDC with Maria Durant and Adam Slinger. It can be a little crazy behind the scenes and we were lucky enough to see the entire Beat Michigan show. Their team works so hard and it’s amazing how much on the spot changes we couldn’t imagine how crazy the their every day schedules are during the week.
The phones were ringing off the hook for our cake and Maria even brought one of our miniature cakes to a tailgate she attended before the Noon game. The two anchors enjoyed the taste of our Buckeye cupcakes while on air and teased the audience with our cake throughout the entire show from 8AM until 9:45AM when the cake was the final giveaway of the day.
We’re making custom cakes every day in the bakery and would love to surprise your guests at your next party or special event. Give us a call (614) 219.9429 to talk to one of our cake designers today. To view our cake menu Click Here or Check Out Our Cake Pricing Here.