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What Are Edible Cake Images?

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All the new rage, edible images are becoming even more popular as our bakery allows customers to choose to add this customized detail to both cakes and cupcakes. There are many options to the designs we can create for your party and we’d love to make it extra special with a replicated photo for that special someone.

Edible images have been around for a while are a sure way to make an impression on the guests at your next party. Typically placed on sheet cakes, these extra designs are perfect for any square or circle cake and can be cut to any shape. Typically printed on a 8”x10” piece of edible sugar paper, this topper is a perfect addition to our delicious cakes.

More recently, we’ve printed edible images to be toppers on cupcakes. These “disk” like wafers sit comfortable on top of our fluffy buttercream and garnishes. They are typically presented as photos or logos for anniversaries or corporate events.

We’ve yet to met anyone to turn down one of our buttery sugar cookies, and many of our corporate clients in Columbus, Ohio request these treats to special executive meetings or events. These are also a great favor/treat to pass out at conventions with your company logo – everyone will remember your name after eating a tasty treat.

If you’ve still gone without trying a dessert with an edible image, here’s a little more detail about what to expect in terms of texture and flavor.

Many customers claim there is no taste to an edible image. The image itself is printed using a specialized printer which only is for edible use, and has edible ink cartridges which are etched onto a edible paper – commonly known as sugar sheets. These pages are typically made up of various sugars and were once produced from rice paper.

As the panels are being printed, they are stiffer in consistency but turn soft and almost have no texture after being applied to buttercream. The icing helps moisturize the paper giving it a seamless look, as if it was painted directly on top of the cake.

If your cake is covered in fondant, the edible image will keep most of its original texture, but is very pliable and can be molded around sharp edges and smooth corners.

If you have any questions about the speciality designs we can customize for your next party, give us a ring and we’ll be happy to answer all of your comments or concerns. Please contact one of our representatives at Fate Cakes (614-219-9429).

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes and Treats For Your Sweatheart

Order Valentine's Day cupcakes, cakes and cake pops in Columbus, Ohio

Every year Valentine’s day has a tendency to sneak up on us. As if it’s nearly impossible to miss all the clues when walking anywhere in the grocery store, life still seems to keep on strolling along when next thing you know it’s February 13th. With nothing but a last minute prayer from Cupid, your best only alternative to being empty handed is a homemade card you scribbled on moments before handing it to your sweetheart.

Don’t fret! We’re here to make all your last minute plans seem like you’ve spent weeks thinking about the perfect gift. With our new Valentine’s Day Hours (Click Here For More Information), we’ll make sure you make her or his day even more special this year with a treat they’ll fall head over heels for.

Reading this on Valentine’s Day!? We’ve also got that handled. We’ll take your order up until 12PM Noon on February 14th and we’ll deliver either in the afternoon or the evening time as well. Can’t get your order in before that time? We’ll even deliver cupcakes and treats to your loved one on Sunday, February 15th. (Better late than never, are we right?! Plus, what bakery are you going to find in Columbus which is open for business and delivery on Sunday.

To learn more information about our Valentine’s Day themed cupcakes and treats, CLICK HERE. Feel free to give us a call with any questions about our Valentine’s Day treats, services, delivery or pricing. We’re happy to help you any way possible. (614-219-9429) (

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9 Things To Get An Ohio State Grad

Script Ohio Cupcakes for an Ohio State University Graduate

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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Custom Themed Cinco De Mayo Cupcakes: Spiky Cacti

Every week we deliver hundreds of cupcakes around the Columbus, Ohio area, but once in a while we get the opportunity to do something a little different. A little fun.

Our menu consists of specialty flavors that we’ve perfected over the years and from the feedback of our customers we’ve compiled what we think are some of the best cupcakes in the Central Ohio area. We love to bake, and there’s nothing ordinary about our decorating and delivery schedule, but we do love a challenge once in a while. Something to keep us on our toes!

Some parties and events call for more traditional cupcake flavors and cake designs, but there are some occasions which allow for a little more creativity. When we get phone calls for orders like “Cacti Cupcakes” two things happens. First, without hesitation we accept the challenge. Second, then we immediately start doing research – gotta get those design juices flowin’.

No theme or design is too much for our team to tackle. To be honest, we think we do a pretty sweet job at what we do and we are even more successful when we can use our creativity. If you’re planning a special occasion and you need a lil flair, give us a ring (614) 219.9429 and we’ll discuss your theme over the phone. We’ll even be able to give you more accurate pricing while on the call once we hear a little more about your event.

Wanna keep things a little more simple? Remember, we’re catering to Columbus’s sweet tooth every day. Give our traditional flavors a whirl. After you can start planning your custom party theme.

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OSU Graduation Cupcakes and Cakes – 2014 Menu

It’s that time of year when we celebrate the success of our Buckeyes!

After four years of hard studying and long nights with no sleep, scarlet and grey pride will be in full swing on Sunday, May 4th. Chris Matthews is scheduled to make the commencement speech when he’ll wish all graduates a happy future where they’ll have a chance to make a difference in this inspiring country.

Every year we deliver hundreds of cupcakes, cakes, cake pops, and cookies to our beloved Ohio State University campus and every day we get to experience the surprised looks, smiles, tears, and pure happiness when we show up to their dorms, apartments, and Greek living houses. Parents and friends of those buckeye students make our jobs that much more enjoyable because we get to share our sweets with those who are most deserving – our young scholars.

In most cases, we help surprise students every year from their first college days as innocent Freshman to their memorable last as intelligent Seniors. We watch these creative minds grow up and we’re more than overjoyed to have the opportunity to experience this beautiful moment as they develop into adults. As they move from students to employers, we know there’s many more opportunities for to surprise these “nuts” for more special occasions, but their graduation day is presently the most important and we’d be more than happy to share this day with them.

To inquiry about our graduation delivery services, Click Here or give us a call (614) 219.9429 to discuss your party and graduation event with a representative from the Fate Cakes team. Let us help you make this day even more memorable.

Mention promotion code GRADUATE2014 to receive $10.00 off orders of $100.00 or more

Go Bucks!

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Order Custom Designed Sheet Cakes

Has it really been two months since our last post? Indeed. But don’t fear! We’re back, Columbus!

We’ve been on a sugar high since Valentine’s Day and are finally calming down and getting back to reality after our busiest day of the year. But we haven’t just be recovering, we’ve been preparing new menu items which we are super excited to announce for the Spring season!

From all your requests, we are happy to introduce our sheet cake menu is now available and can be ordered either from our Order Form, or you can give us a call at your convenience to order over the phone! (614) 219.9429. We’re more than ecstatic to offer this new item and can not wait for all the creative designs to pour in from your very inventive ideas!

If you have a custom idea, such as the tropical theme featured within this post, or you just want to keep things simple with a traditional design, no matter we’ll be able to give you accurate pricing by learning more about your design and party theme! Sheet cakes are easy to cut for large parties and we can provide a more detailed design on a large surface, where we are more restricted for space with a circular cake.

Don’t ever hesitate to give our bakery team a call (614) 219.9429 to discuss any questions about our cake pricing and designs; as well as, our special event services which include but not limited to: Baby Showers, Bridal Showers, Graduations, Weddings, and Birthday Parties.

Order custom themed OSU Birthday Sheet Cakes

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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

Baby Shower Ribbon 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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Fate Cakes Represents In The Daily Reporter, Columbus, Ohio

We’ve made news … again.


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.”


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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Big 10 Championship Cake Giveaway – WTTE Fox 28

Big 10 Championship Cake

Good Day Columbus Weekend show contacted our team AGAIN to give away another cake for a lucky viewer of the morning shower. During the month of November, our bakery had the opportunity to showcase our OSU vs Michigan cake on the GDC show and the phones were ringing off the hook!

This specific cake was a custom design focused on the Big 10 Championship themed show in December. We were contacted for the second week in a row because viewers just could not get enough of our custom cake designs. We were even more excited to create this special fun design and happy to celebrate our Buckeyes traveling to Indiana for the Big 10 Championship.

Unfortunately, our “cake powers” were not strong enough to give the Buckeyes all the luck to come out with a win in the Lucas Oil Stadium, but they put up a fight against the Michigan State Spartans.

If you’re looking for a fun and custom cake for your next party or event, give us a call to talk with a cake designer today (614) 219.9429. You can also check out our cake pricing information; as well as, our cake menu by clicking here.