Artsy Baker's team of confectionery wizards crafts customized baked goods for all occasions, from chocolate-skull cakes for Halloween to Muppet cupcakes for kids’ birthday parties. Working with more than 25 cupcake and 10 cake varieties, bakers frost their housemade designs with icings including caramel buttercream and cream cheese.
While Artsy Baker can easily make enough lemon or red velvet cakes to feed as few as 5 and as many as 100 people, the company also supplies customers with ingredients to make their own cakes at home. These cake and cupcake mixes are nut-free, gluten-free, sugar-free, and vegan. Homemade treats can be topped with ready-to-use fondant, which helps aspiring cake artists to make cakes more legit than a CPA’s notarized tax return. In addition, Lil' Artsy Baker birthday parties impart decorating tips to kids, letting them haul their masterpieces away in take-home boxes.
The taste-bud pleasers at Dairy Queen whip up a creamy whirlwind of classic ice-cream treats and toasty mealtime dishes. The signature Blizzard's ($3.49–$5.29) chunky charms are as inescapable as ever, with classic candies and other flavour options blended to unmatched thickness with creamy soft-serve. Sundaes slather vanilla ice cream in hot fudge or caramel for an appealingly layered delight ($2.99–$3.59), and cones come either audaciously nude ($2.69–$3.19) or dipped in a luxurious layer of chocolate or crunchy coating ($2.79–$3.29), Alternatively, sizzle-starved denizens can get their fill without walking on coals by noshing on a selection of burgers, sandwiches, wraps, and fries.
The macaron display case at Ruelo Patisserie is an edible rainbow of tiny, round sandwich cookies. Each flavour is lined up in neat rows, waiting to be savoured with a cup of afternoon tea or alongside another treat from the café. These little sandwich cookies are even known to make an appearance in the shop's extravagant cakes. The cakes are made with classic French cooking methods and the bakers use only natural ingredients every step of the way.
Pink Lemon Bakeshop's bakers forgo mass-production methodology in the creation of their nut-free cupcakes, opting for the more homespun approach of hand making each treat, tucking it into a gleaming oven, and meticulously icing the diminutive cake. This hands-on approach to baking enables the confectionary crew to create personalized and themed orders for all manner of special occasion such as weddings and birthdays. While specializing in the architecture of shrunken cakes, Pink Lemon Bakeshop's staffers showcase their varied baking talents as they whip together sugar and creamy butter to form crumbly shortbread cookies or ice full-sized cakes into centerpieces for any celebration.
Champions of making treats from scratch using high-quality ingredients, The Cookie Messenger’s team of artistically inclined staffers bake and decorate cookies for all manner of special occasion, from weddings to housewarmings. Bakers eschew additives and preservatives as they forge their classic shortbread cookies in the company’s nut-free facility, opting instead for all-natural ingredients such as butter, eggs, vanilla, and sustainably harvested love. Once plucked from the oven, confectioners decorate the sweet noshes with edible embellishments such as glitter dust and sugar pearls, customizing the centre cookie with a heartfelt note or individualized barcode for the recipient. Each meticulously arranged bouquet arrives at doors with individually wrapped cookies to ensure freshness for up to a week.