special occasion cakes

Whether it's for a birthday, an anniversary, or just to celebrate how great life is with cake, our special order cakes will bring their show-stopping good looks and unbeatable good taste to the party. After all, in the words of our beloved Julia Childs, "A party without cake is just a meeting."

Less meetings, more parties.

Choose from options below & then send us your request via our order form.   You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours; please allow at least 72 hour for all cake orders. As a tiny bakery, we only accept a limited number of orders daily; your order has not been accepted until you receive a confirmation email. All cake orders will be ready for pick up at the bakeshop at noon on requested day. If you are unable to pick up your cake between noon & 2 pm on the pick up date, please note and we will try and accommodate!  

Peruse the descriptions below, then place an order here!

 
 

vanilla bean CAKE

our most popular cake, a dense buttery cake flecked with fragrant vanilla bean seeds & filled with your choice of filling. Frosted with perfectly buttery, not-too-sweet swiss meringue buttercream & decorated with edible flowers, herbs, and other beautiful, flavorful goodies from our garden & our pantry.

choose filling:

  • salted caramel sauce
  • seasonal fruit
  • lemon curd
  • dark chocolate ganache
  • spicy Mexican hot chocolate ganache (with cayenne, chipotle, cinnamon, anise, & clove)

sticky toffee pudding CAKE

rich, sweet, caramel-y date cake, soaked with toffee sauce, and frosted with brown butter swiss meringue buttercream

carrot CAKE

ginger & orange make for a brightly flavored carrot cake and play nice with brown butter cream cheese frosting

citrus-caramel CAKE

baker’s favorite flavor combination of bright, tart citrus and toasty, sweet-salty caramel meet in this vanilla bean & orange zest cake, filled with alternating layers of salted caramel sauce & lemon curd, frosted with brown butter swiss meringue buttercream and topped with crumbled spice cookies

rosemary CAKE

earthy, fragrant rosemary cake layered with honey-rosemary cream filling & seasonal stone fruits or tart rhubarb in the springtime and cranberry in the late fall &  winter.

  • rhubarb
  • cherry
  • peach
  • pear
  • cranberry

Earl Grey CAKE

earl grey tea infused cake with fresh oranges baked in, soaked with honey-orange blossom syrup, and finished with chinese five-spice swiss meringue buttercream frosting

tres leches CAKE

house-made sweetened condensed coconut milk, almond milk & tangy buttermilk replace the traditional “three milks” in this creamy, dense cake. coconut-spice (vanilla bean, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove) cake, soaked with sweet tres leches sauce & filled with a whipped tres leches cream filling

persian love CAKE

cardamom-pistachio cake with honey-rose water syrup & cardamom buttercream frosting

lavender CAKE

lightly floral lavender cake filled with your choice of flavorful filling (limited to seasonal availability), sweetened up with a layer of white chocolate ganache, and frosted with swiss meringue buttercream frosting

  • lemon curd 
  • strawberry
  • mixed berry (raspberry, blackberry, golden     raspberry)
  • blueberry
  • honey-lavender dark chocolate ganache

tiramisu CAKE

espresso flecked cake, soaked with espresso syrup, layered with dark chocolate ganache filling and orange whipped cream & topped with dark cocoa dusted orange whipped cream

classic chocolate CAKE

perfectly tender, dark chocolate cake layered with fluffy chocolate frosting

  • add alternating layers of salted caramel sauce & dark chocolate ganache
  • add alternating layers of fluffy peanut butter cream & salted chocolate-peanut butter ganache
  • replace chocolate frosting with fluffy marshmallow meringue frosting

s'mores CAKE

dark chocolate cake filled with graham cracker crumb-vanilla bean buttercream frosting, iced with dark chocolate ganache & graham cracker crumbs, and topped with toasted marshmallow meringue frosting