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Sweet Lambies, Sweet Cheeks Turned 10 !!!!

March 30th, 2017|

Holy Cow!  It's INCREDIBLE!!!  We're already celebrating 10 YEARS??? The Perfect "10" Cake - Citrus with Raspberry cream 1, Pistachio with Almond buttercream 0 When the 2 of us Cheeks started out, during the financial crusher of 2007, we never dreamed we'd soon be creating 400+ wedding cakes a [...]

Dessert Stations – “How To” in a current wave of DELICIOUS!

August 30th, 2016|

How many can you fit in the palm of your hand while dancing? (1, 2, 3,...ok 5!) Whose partying late-night after the DJ & Band?  Clearly they'll need treats! Dessert Stations (Dessert bars, buffets, call them what you like) are here to stay.  Delicious, customizable, beautiful, colorful, fun, and PORTABLE [...]

Farewell to our Chocolate Icon – Gene Wilder

August 30th, 2016|

Known by many (of us older than 25) as the true "Willy Wonka," genius actor/director Gene Wilder passed away this month, leaving behind a mecca of memories, famous lines, and visions of gumdrops to those of us in the sweets industry. Willy Wonka in his land of Sweets - a [...]

Military Chic Wedding in La Jolla

June 24th, 2016|

Woo hooo!  CONGRATULATIONS to Marly & Maurice!!!! Nautical NAVY blue stripes, crisp whites, and elegant golds stand out against the stunning backdrop of Scripps Seaside Forum on La Jolla's coast. Shelly Anderson Photography - Black & White images capture smiles and natural love like no other! Marly & [...]

The Cats Meow! 9 Years, 9 Lives + Some Crazy Cat Ladies

March 30th, 2016|

Sweet Cheeks' Birthday parties are well known for FUN, YUM, and a little bit o' CRAZY!  This year, as we celebrated 9 years in business, we chose the "9 Lives" theme of...yup, CATS. About 350 people showed up - some in ears & tails, others with their own stuffed animals, [...]

SUPERMOMS in the Wedding Biz

January 28th, 2016|

How do they do it? Have you ever wondered how some people can multi-task and others can't? How do these women handle time consuming jobs, focus on emotionally charged clients, and do it MASTERFULLY, all while going through pregnancy, babies, & child rearing? We call them SUPERMOMS! Here are five [...]

Behind the Scenes Look into Our Bakery

January 5th, 2016|

Donna, always stirring the pot... Cake is Tough Work... Team Cheeks is here! All those home bakers out there who think baking & decorating cakes is (pardon the pun) "a piece of cake" have it wrong.  Serious cake decorating is tough work and requires many hours of training, [...]

Italian Pastry Inspiration! Desserts & Wine of La Dolce Vita..

December 16th, 2015|

"La Dolce Vita," we all dream of the SWEET LIFE - here at Sweet Cheeks Baking Co., we LIVE IT daily!  Woo hoo! Fortunately, we have an incredible team who can cover each other's positions when we need a break... so when 3 of us decided, all in 2015, that [...]

Truly Finding Bliss in this Beautiful Wedding Video!

October 20th, 2015|

Posting just because this is so beautiful, and we were fortunate to be a small part of this very special day for Kristeen & Luke! Video created by Focused Bliss Productions: https://vimeo.com/136391965 Vendors & Friends Location/Venue: the brilliant Scripps Seaside Forum Coordination: our beautiful ladies at Creative Affairs Inc. Caterer: deliciously [...]

The WOW of Modern Luxury Metallic Cakes

October 20th, 2015|

Always creating, always wanting to stay current in style...so many precious metals to add a touch of WOW! Our amazing Lead Decorator Kaitlynn Regan created this masterpiece with hand-cut & gold dusted wafer feathers as well.  Coordinating this stunning setting was Ashley Mayo, owner of Adore Wedding Designs See the [...]

Craft Beer & Pizza, Who Could Resist?

October 14th, 2015|

Those crafty folks at Craft Films put together this terrific wedding video for Molly & Brendan at Hotel Del Coronado, and we were so psyched to see both of our cakes (the super elegant wedding cake AND the DEEP DISH PIZZA CAKE and BEER GLASS CAKE for Brendan...too much fun!) [...]