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Easter Desserts

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Can you believe it’s already that time of year again? Spring has sprung and we’ve got Easter treats hopping your way! We have tons of options no matter how many loved ones you want to get hopped up (get it?!) on sugar or what your budget is.  The best part is that our cute chick, bunny, and Easter egg desserts are absolutely perfect for any age group: put them in an Easter basket, take them to share at church or to your family’s Easter breakfast, brunch or dinner and I guarantee the only thing they will love more than the Sweet and Saucy treats is YOU for bringing them! It’s a win, win, right? This year in addition to the more traditionally decorated desserts that you’d expect to see, we’ve added some florals to the mix.  What I love about these is they would work for any sort of spring-time party and aren’t limited to just Easter, which is nice.  We have some gorgeous piped floral buttercream cupcakes, hand painted floral Macarons by our Macaron queen, Jess Marvel, and last but not least, a pretty, textured buttercream cake with hand piped springtime florals on top.  These would all make for a seriously beautiful Easter dessert spread! Side note: just in case you’re curious about prices, all Easter pre-order pricing will be listed at the bottom of this post.

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Floral Easter Cake

How adorable are these hatching baby chick and gold leaf meringues made by our bakery manager, Jenn and cake decorator, Kasey? They come packaged in sets of four and tied with a pretty coral bow. Perfect for gifting!

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Birds nest cupcakes, anyone? They come in both regular and mini sizes for momma birds and their baby birds.

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Baby chick cake pops and their Easter egg siblings resting snug in their nest.  Crinkle paper in our pretty pink bowls is a cute nest-like display for these little guys.  If these pops don’t have something to prop them up they will lay flat on their backs.  Need to rent some cake stands or bowls for your Easter dessert table? Contact us at either of our two locations and we’ve got you covered!

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Our classic cake pops with festive sprinkles and sanding sugar are always in season, no matter what holiday or time of the year

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We will have two sizes of Rice Krispy Treats available for pre-order this year.  The mini eggs come in packs of four (great for little hands!), and the large flower and eggs are sold individually. Each one comes dipped in white chocolate and is then drizzled with more white chocolate and covered in sprinkles or sanding sugar. Who says Rice Krispy Treats are only for kids? That is a complete myth!

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Here is a little piece of advice: you can never have too many macarons at a party.  One turns in to four and before you know it, they’re all gone. But hey, no one’s judging. Jess decorated a variety of macaron eggs for you to choose from in addition to the chicks!  They can be made any flavor your heart desires.

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314-9     I wasn’t joking when I said we have tons of options.  This year’s pricelist is 3 pages of Easter goodness. Make sure you all put in your orders as soon as you possibly can, as we need time to prepare these special treats for you and that weekend will fill up super fast! Have you decided what to pick for your Easter get-together yet?  If you need help deciding, be sure to give us a ring at either our Long Beach or Newport Beach shop.  Don’t forget that Sweet and Saucy Shop Long Beach & Newport Beach is closed on Easter Sundays so get your orders in for pick up Saturday!EASTERpricelist1 pricing2 pricing32

Happy Easter everyone!!!  To order you can email us at info@sweetandsaucyshop.com OR call our LB location at 562.595.1100 and our NB location at 949.715.0920

Thanksgiving Desserts + What I’m Thankful for…

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

 

 

 

 

Well this year I definitely have a lot to be fhankful for!  We just had our second little cutie pie on November 3rd…little Donovan James Brandon!  He actually wasn’t little haha at 9 lbs 9 oz, but he still seems so tiny now compared to my sweet Blake!

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We have lots of delicious treats again for you this year!  Everything from our Pumpkin Naked Layer cake (can be ordered with 3 or 4 layers of cake) to our Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake with Gingersnap Pecan Crust!  Those are just two of my favorites, but scroll below to see what all we have in store for you!

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For a fancier look we have our Butterscotch Toffee and Pumpkin Mousse Shot Glasses!

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For pies and tarts we have our Caramel Apple Lattice Top Pie and our mini version of the big pie above along with mini regular Pumpkin Pies too!

 

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Our Pumpkin cupcakes are one of my favorites we make all year and the Chocolate Dipped Pecan Bars are so rich and decadent!

 

 

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You can get our pumpkin cake in our cute mini mason jar desserts and we also have fun decorated sugar cookies, cake lollipops and pumpkin shaped french macarons as well!

 

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Below is all of the pricing!  We recommend pre ordering everything if possible since of course we will have some items in store, but they often run out quickly!  We will be open the day before Thanksgiving at both locations, but closed for Thanksgiving Day!  Hope you all have a blessed holiday and get to spend it with friends and family!

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Father’s Day Desserts

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Father’s Day is here in just about a week and we have lots of yummy treats for you to spoil your dad on this special day!  The pricing is at the end of the post!

First up our naked style cake with Mustache Topper!  Flavor is decadent Chocolate Salted Caramel.

Tons of cute french macarons to choose from…

Mustache macarons and sugar cookies!

Of course we had to do cake pops too!

We can add cute toppers to cupcakes as well…

Our other pre designed naked cake is our Dad’s Tie option with Oreo cake.

DAD and Tie sugar cookies…

We can put together a cute gift box as well for your Dad!

 

 

 

Thanksgiving Desserts

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

I know it has been forever since I have blogged…life of a mommy I guess haha!  Well we have been busy baking away at the bakery and have come up with some delicious desserts for Thanksgiving that you can pick up the day before & enjoy with your family! Our pumpkin desserts are some of my all time FAVORITES and I can never resist them when they are in front of me…hope you get to try some of them too!

9″ Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake w/Gingersnap Pecan Crust $35 serves 8-10
*gluten free pie $38
6″ Naked style Pumpkin Cake w/Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting & Salted Caramel $40, serves 12-15
*Gluten Free $45
*Larger size cakes on request
We also have our pumpkin cupcakes, mini caramel apple pies, pumpkin & toffee shot glass desserts & mini pumpkin cheesecakes! Prices range $1.75-$2.25 each *cupcakes/mini cheesecake can be gluten free

You can order via email at info@sweetandsaucyshop.com or call either of our locations LB 562.598.8340 OR NB 949.715.0920

Hope you all have a wonderful time with friends and family for the holiday!

I also wanted to let you know about a new class we are offering at our LB Bakery!

French Macarons & Mini Desserts
You asked for it and we listened!  Our first French Macaron & Mini Dessert class will go over the delicate and detailed work of creating delicious and gorgeous looking french macarons & yummy mini desserts, such as Key Lime Pies & Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake w/Gingersnap Pecan Crusts. You will learn all the tips and tricks to get your desserts to look like a professional made them!
Class cost: $185 (hands on class & you get to take your desserts home of course!)
Date: Monday November 18th 6-9pm (Sold out), Monday November 25th 6-9pm (spots still available)

Decker’s 1st Birthday Party

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

So sorry for the delay in blogging!  Life has been super busy, crazy, and exciting for us over at Sweet & Saucy Shop since we just relocated our original bakery in LB to a bigger location this past month (more to come in another post) so I haven’t had too much time to blog, but I’m back!

It’s a good thing I’m back too since this adorable birthday party was last year and I am just now getting to share it.  Decker is my sweet friend Carissa’s, from JL Design’s, handsome little boy and she threw him the best construction themed birthday party ever!  You can check out all the vendors over at Inspired By This!

She threw together the party in like a week and I literally couldn’t believe my eyes when I got there and saw everything she had done!  Wonderwoman!

Oh course we had to be at the party and as you can tell little Blake was quite a lot younger back then haha! Time sure does fly!

The food was amazing and I loved how it was all packaged!

Future boyfriend girlfriend action going on!  Recently we were on a playdate with them and got them to kiss…too cute!

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I had so much fun putting together the desserts for this party!  Loved using our new tin cake stands too…perfect for a boys birthday party.

We made hard hat cake lollipops and fresh cement vanilla panna cotta!

Chocolate dirt mousse shot glasses were yummy too!

For the cake we kept is simple and did a rustic chocolate frosted cake and then placed a big dump truck on top!

I will never get tired of seeing little kids smash their face into our cakes!  Decker did great!

Thanks so much for stopping by the blog and more posts to come soon!

Bows for Blake – Part 2

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

I have to say that I felt a little bit of pressure to pull off quite a dessert extravaganza for Blake’s 1st birthday party, but once we came up with a theme and my mind started going it became a lot of fun to dream up what I wanted for my little girl’s special day!  My amazing sister made the fabulous bow backdrop (with help from my cousin Kandyce too) and I have to say I was in love with it!  I added some gold dots and a golden “B” and that was the backdrop!  I also added plain and glitter gold dots to accent the table as well.   I have to thank my amazing team at Sweet & Saucy Shop since they literally brought all of my ideas to life and blew me away as always!

I tried to incorporate the bow theme into most of the desserts so for the salted caramel macarons we hand painted a gold bow on top.

I love tiny details so we added mini bows to the round rice krispy treats.

I had too many ideas for her cake and couldn’t commit to just one main cake design so I decided to do three cakes instead…I guess that is one perk of owning a bakeshop!  For the first one we did a gold glitter fondant with a mint and white polka dot large bow!

Next we did mini salted caramel tarts and accented them with mini pink chocolate bows!

I have a love affair with panna cotta so we did vanilla panna cotta shot glasses with a raspberry coulis on top!  Love these little spoons I believe I got from Shop Sweet Lulu too!

A customer fav and mini too are our Red Velvet cake lollipops that we dipped in white chocolate, add mint green modeling chocolate dots and a pink bow.  I also had fun using a variety of pink and gold stands as well from our collection and a lot of them are up for sale on our supply store Sweet & Saucy Supply!

I am so excited about my recent collaboration with Little Cat Design Co as she creates the cutest cake and dessert toppers out there!  She crafted this fabulous topper for Blake, as well as the mini wooden bows on the large cupcakes and the #1 on her smash cake!  We can’t wait until we start selling Katherine’s designs in our stores as well as online, which hopefully should be done in the next month or two.

For the main cake I wanted to keep it not too busy since the topper was the main show stopper so we did a simple pretty pink bow, large gold dot garland, and also crimped the edges of the tiers to add a little more detail.

One of my favorite parts of the whole table was the cake below!  I dreamed up the idea of having these bows painted all over the cake once I saw a print like it on pinterest and Kyong brought it to life perfectly!

We made some large strawberry cupcakes with chocolate ganache filling and dressed them up with ruffle frosting, bow toppers and gold cupcake holders.

At almost all my friend’s parties they always request our sugar cookies so I knew I needed to have some cute bow cookies on the menu for the party…

Last, but not least our ever popular mini key lime pies…cute as ever!

We are so blessed to live life with such a great community of people and so many of our friends have kiddos around Blake’s same age which always proves to be loads of fun when we get together!

My sweet sister made these adorable headband favors for the little girls at the party.  You can check out her shop on etsy at SaraRaeShop 

Love my girlfriends!!!

Of course Blake needed a smash cake as well.  We did a simple mint buttercream cake with a cute little bow, polka dots, and another adorable topper from Little Cat Design Co

I had a feeling my little girl would attack the cake (she is a girl after my own heart) and she did exactly that!  She got right in there and we all loved every moment!

Of course she got to the moment of cake overload and clearly was DONE!

This is such a sweet photo below since both Angel and Christina had their sweet babies in March as well with me and we have enjoyed sharing so many precious moments of motherhood together.

This is the best photo we could get of all the kids…this day was clearly tons of fun and we were so blessed by everyone that came!

 

 


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