Archive for May, 2009

Cake Shop + Asheville + Strawberries = True Love.

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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Cake Shop + Asheville + Strawberries = True Love.

May has been a very busy month here at 225 Haywood!  The word continues to spread, thanks to all of you, about our cakes and cupcakes.  We are busier every day, and have enjoyed creating beautiful and tasty cakes for all your spring celebrations!  Graduations, birthdays, and weddings have made up the bulk of our work this month; friends and neighbors stopping by for cupcakes, coffee, and conversation has made the work more fun and the space bustle with energy.
We are psyched that the first bounty of the season has come in: Local Strawberries!  All the Strawberry Short Street cakes for the next several weeks will be made with fresh, local strawberries, and we are so looking forward to this summer’s harvest of local blueberries, wineberries, raspberries, peaches, and apples.  Look for specials and new creations based on seasonal availability.  We also continue to create new menu items based on your requests, like the Marble Ganache Cake, the Mint Julep Cake, and the soon-to-be-revealed Orange Creamcicle Cake!

Please visit Short Street Cakes for more information.

Teacher Thank You Gift Special

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009


Now that the school year is ending, show your child’s teacher your appreciation with a beautifully decorated box of Organic Cupcakes! This 4 pack includes 4 of our most popular flavors (banana, vanilla, cookies n cream, and the “green” hostess for $12.00). Give this unique & tasty gift to your favorite teacher!

Goodies you can feel “Good” about!!!

Available at Green Goodies by Tiffany.

Kel’s Cupcake Tattoo

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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We received this photo and email from ATC Reader Kellie…

Hey, I’m Kellie and I love your blog so much! I just got a cupcake tat, heres a picture! Peace, Love and Cupcakes, Kel

It was at South Shore Tattoo’s in Massapequa NY, done by Ian.
Thanks Kellie for sharing your cupcake tattoo with us! It’s awesome!

Cupcake pumpkin

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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We received this photo and email from ATC Reader Brittany…

Hey gals! This was the pumpkin I made last year for halloween! I made the stencil myself and then cut it out! Thought I would share it with you. Love the site too!

Thank you for sharing your cupcake pumpkin with us! It’s too cute!

Cupcake Place Card Holders

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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Large Cupcake Place Card Holders – Assorted Flavors $6.50

These large cupcake place card holders look so much like the real thing that they’ll make your mouth water! They are the size of an actual cupcake loaded with lots of yummy frosting. Your guest will LOVE taking these home after the party to use as photo or memo holders. I guarantee they’ll smile (and think of you) every time they look at their keepsake cupcake favor!

The gifted artist that creates these has been a guest on Martha Stewart’s TV show. She also has had her own local TV show and teaches courses in faux food arts.

Your frosting choices are white, pink, chocolate, or green. You may order your cupcakes plain or decorated with either clear rhinestones,confetti, or a tempting, glossy cherry.

Each cupcake favor measures approximately 3″ wide and 2 1/2″ tall (unless you add a cherry – then they are even taller!) not including the place card holder.

If you would like each cupcake favor packaged in a white ‘bakery’ box please add an additional .70 cents per cupcake ordered.

Each order is ‘baked’ to order! So please allow 14 business days to fulfill your order. Then add ship time from VA.

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Mini Cupcake Place Card Holders – Assorted Flavors! $4.49

Available at Diva Entertains.

Shan’s Cupcake Tattoo

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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We received this photo and email from ATC Reader Shan…

Hi There, I love Yor Site So Much and wanted to share My cupcake tattoo with you all! It was done by Jeff Cooper at Solid Tattoo in 29 Palms, Ca.

Thank you for sharing your tattoo with us! It’s amazing! :)

Girlie Apron – Cupcake

By on Thursday, May 28th, 2009

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Girlie Apron – Cupcake $20.00

Vintage inspired apron in a festive cupcake theme pattern fabric. The apron is accented with pink ties and white ruffle on the hem.

The ties are 41″ in length. The waist band is 15″ and the length of the skirt from hem to the bottom of the waist band is 15″.

The Cupcake apron is the perfect item to give you a little pick me up in the kitchen while you are making dinner any day of the week or special occasion.

It would also make a great gift for your friend or relative who likes to spend time in the kitchen baking or entertaining.

10% of the purchase price of this item will go to the NieNie Recovery Fund.

Available at Sweet Things: Hand-Crafted Designs!