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How Many Dessert Options Should I Serve At My Wedding?

Are you up to your eyes in wedding planning? This day will be most overwhelming and we’re here to help every step of the way. You’re not alone during this journey and we can answer all questions or concerns for this grand event.

Many Fate Cakes’ couples who choose to serve only cake are asking how to gauge the exact number of servings needed based on expected guests. To read more about an estimated recommendation, CLICK HERE to view our post about choosing cake to guest ratio. But what if you’re envisioning more than one dessert or treas which will be completely customized to your theme?

A previous topic on dessert bars showcases their convenience for guests; as well as, can benefit your pocket. It’s probably old news how expensive wedding cakes are – priced per slice. Our cake pops, cupcakes and cookies are not just delicious but can also be the perfect desserts for any wedding or even large event. There are countless options for design ideas and if you’re envisioning a dessert bar, these will make a lasting impression.

We’d be happy to discuss any pricing questions regarding our dessert catering but you can also preview some questions we suggest asking asking your bakery before booking for your event. This will provide some additional information needed before finalizing on your dessert or cake. To contact a Fate Cakes’ representative, give us a call (614-219-9429) or use our Contact Form.

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3D Birthday Cakes in Columbus Ohio

Order a 3D Cake in Columbus, Ohio today

While our bakery is most known for our Gourmet cupcakes in Columbus, Ohio (Yep, we have 16 flavors that you’ll droll over), we also deliver cakes daily in the Columbus, Ohio area. These cake requests come from the simplest to the more complex or even multi-tiered wedding cakes, but the more frequent orders are those which are carved in a 3rd dimensional design.

Our team can create a 3D cake for any themed party – no matter how complex the figure. The expert carvers actually enjoy taking on any challenge and we’ll make sure you’re overjoyed with the final project. The most frequent call we take are for a cake to be replicated from a photo or actual object. Take this guitar cake for example. We took this order from a parent who requested a cake in the exact form of her daughter’s favorite guitar. We worked with the mother for weeks to finalize a design with her and discussed additional details, which included, adding her daughter’s favorite musician on the guitar as an extra touch.

When we arrived at the party in Deer Creek, Ohio, the birthday girl was not just surprised from the customized cake, but was overjoyed at how similar to style and size from her actual guitar. We take pride in the work we provide and we make every effort to exceed all expectations.

To learn more about how we can help create that special cake for your next party or birthday event, contact a Fate Cakes representative (614.219.9429) and we’ll be happy to provide you with a general quote over the phone. Or contact us today by filling out the Contact Form found here.

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How To Make Your Own Cake Stencil

Custom 3D Purse Cakes

Stencils can be expensive and may take a while to arrive if you have a specific or expedited deadline. Here at Fate Cakes, we have many clients who request customized designs and cakes which use a stencil pattern and sometimes it’s easier to create one from scratch in comparison to finding a similar one (it it exists) from a third party.

What You Will Need:

– Printed copy of pattern/design
– Large piece of glass (about 1/4″ in thickness)
– Boxing Tape/ Scotch Tape / Duct Tape
– Acetate Paper (Found at any local art/paper supplier)
– Wood burning tool (Found at any local craft store)

Making your own stencil if fairly simple as long as you have the right tools, a steady hand, and some patience (lots of patience). The first thing to keep in mind, even if you’re purchasing a stencil from a vendor, is the ratio of pattern:size in reference to your finalized cake. For example, we are showcasing a 3D Louis Vuitton cake which was replicated from their Summer 2015 collection. The client which requested this design specifically wanted to smaller – almost ¼ the size of the actual purse; therefore, the ratio to the iconic LV pattern had to translate to the resizing.

Once you’ve determined a good size to the pattern, print off the design using a standard printer on an 8 ½”x11” sheet of printer paper – or larger if your cake needs a bigger pattern size; or if one of the sides of your cake will span longer than either 8 ½” or 11” – depending on its horizontal or vertical positioning/alignment.

After making a replicated print of the pattern, place a piece of glass (aproximately ¼” thick) on top of the pattern and tape it to a flat surface/table.

Next, take your acetate paper (thickness will be dependent on the complexity and size of your pattern) and adhere it on top of the glass using tape to secure it in place. Once you’ve compelted these steps, plug in your wood burning tool and wait about a minute until it has heated to the point of burning/melting the paper.

Note: A wood burning tool is a fabulous utensil and is useful for many arts and crafts. The more experience you have it, the better you will become in making accurate and replicated stencils.

The paper does not have to cool and can be used directly after etching after it has been thoroughly washed with water and soap. This will allow for any remaining particles to be removed before being placed on your cake.

Cake stencils come in a variety of patterns, designs and sizes, but sometimes it becomes impossible to find an exact replica to your specific cake needs. If you’re up for the challenge, try your hand at making your own stencil and remember – practice makes perfect!

Love the Louis Vuitton cake featured in this blog posting? Contact one of our Fate Cakes representatives today (614.219.9429) to learn more about how you can also have a custom made 3D cake to surprise that special lady on an anniversary or birthday celebration. For this specific cake, the client ordered the real deal; as well as, this smallest replicated version. What a thoughtful gift, but by no means do you have to surprise her with both – just get her an unforgettable and one of a kind cake. Even we admit that to it’s uniqueness and will be something none of her friends or family would also have.

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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.

Cakes:
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.

Cupcakes:
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.

Cookies:
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.

Taste:
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.

Texture:
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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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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Bachelor Party Bra and Boob Cake

Erotic Bachelor Party Boob Cakes

Columbus, Ohio is full of late night entertainment joints perfect for a bachelor party. No matter the time of year, we have plenty of locations that are best to celebrate that last night of freedom. But what is a party without that “prop” we know every bachelor has to have. You know, the item that everyone at the party can’t stop looking at and is the talk of the party for years to come!

If you’ve never been to a bachelor party or if the one you’ve attended did not involve scantily clad women and drinks to the early morning, you haven’t lived! (Only kidding) Surprisingly, more and more soon-to-be married men are requesting a laid-back, small get-together with their closest buds without any risks of making a mistake large enough to call off the marriage. But, no matter the type of party you’re planning and no matter how reserved the groom and guests are, it’s not a bachelor party without a little fun, right!?

“Fun” is what excites Fate Cakes and we would love to create a piece or art every guy will be talking about into the next morning? Boob and bra cakes are one of our most popular items requested at our bakery and our team is not one to shy away from any chance to make a creative statement. Sure, you can hit the clubs and enjoy an entire night of drinking, but how about those unforgettable photo ops for the groom and the stories you will be telling at the party about the naughty cake which was both risky and tasty?

With the lack of bakeries around the city that don’t accept erotic requests, we’re proud to be a part of any occasion – and we never take offense to any suggestive request. Our XXX Adult themed cakes and cupcakes come in all shapes and sizes and they come with or without clothing. We pretty much make anything in this bakery that your heart desires. If you have a photo of a cake that has inspired a them or you’ve envisioned a special request, we will come as close as possible to the example you provide.

If we haven’t already won you over with our erotic cake services, learning that we supply delivery to any location in the Columbus area might do the trick. We can even drop off the cake to the venue, bar or restaurant where everyone is meeting for the night. Basically, we make the process as easy on you as possible. (But really, how more simple is it to order a cake and have it already at the location without you having to worry about it?)

We would love to hear more about your party and of course discuss more details about our XXX themed desserts. To read more about our services CLICK HERE and to call to talk about pricing and delivery information call (614) 219.9429.

Don’t be shy, we delivery XXX cakes on a weekly bases; therefore, orders like these are pretty much the norm at our bakery!

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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.