Mini Desserts

Sweet Hazel – Our Community’s Little Angel

Beautiful Altbaum Family portrait Hazel Altbaum's name has carried through our wedding & events circle - through Healing Hazel fund raisers, blood drives, donations, and regular updates - for her 2 year struggle with a very aggressive Leukemia.  Hazel, Hazey, Hazel Bug, Hazelnut,...the true giggle-monster is now a precious angel. "And though [...]

Sweet Lambies, Sweet Cheeks Turned 10 !!!!

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 year or that we'd be [...]

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

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 for any party, these mini [...]

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

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, most just to have a [...]

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

"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 we were going to Italy, [...]

By | 2017-02-28T13:21:22+00:00 December 16th, 2015|Categories: Having Fun, Mini Desserts, Sweet Cheek Gals|0 Comments

Outdoor Weddings: Tips to Remember – Tip #1

Ahh, we all LOVE our beach and our beautiful SUNSHINE here in San Diego!  Newscasters have it easy here, temps average 70-80 degrees with little chance of rain or otherwise. However... there we were, again in mid-September, with OVER 100-DEGREES hitting the thermostats inside and out, causing harm to our favorite delectable condiment:  BUTTER CREAM!  [...]

By | 2017-02-28T14:30:26+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Categories: Cakes, Featured Friends, Mini Desserts, Real Couples and Cakes, Venues|0 Comments

AFR Design Showcase Event

October is the month of wedding inspiration!  This Thursday, October 24th, from 5:30-8:30pm, AFR EVENT FURNISHINGS will host its SAN DIEGO LEG of its touring design SHOWCASE! Taking place at the SAN DIEGO CENTRAL LIBRARY, the event will showcase some of AFR’s stunning new designs for event decor, and it will have great food and treats from of San Diego’s finest, [...]

By | 2013-10-22T07:19:02+00:00 October 22nd, 2013|Categories: Featured Friends, Industry, Mini Desserts|Tags: , , |0 Comments

birthday parties in house – teaching kids to bake!

Not all birthday parties look the same.  Sure, we make cakes and treats for birthdays celebrating all ages, and we usually bring the cake to the respective party, but sometimes the party comes to us! Recently we had a special 10th birthday party in house for Francesca Fong.  It was her dream to celebrate her [...]

Donating deliciousness…

  Recently, we helped with a small donation to an important fundraiser benefitting Casa de Amparo - An organization that assists neglected and mistreated children.  The kids in the organization are all kids who need a little extra attention in their lives, and we greatly appreciate our friend (and former Weddings of Distinction member) Tiffany Arnaldo for organizing [...]

We contribute to the local bounty in San Diego

Yes, we love making cakes, cupcakes, and special treats, but our talents extend beyond weddings and special events! Just this week, San Diego Magazine did a feature about the Whole Foods Hillcrest's Produce Collaboration Program.  As part of the collaboration, we here at Sweet Cheeks were featured....for our Pound Cakes! According to the magazine: our [...]