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What is a Smash Cake, And Should My Baby Have One? Ask a Raleigh Cake Bakery

A smash cake is exactly what it sounds like—a cake that your one-year-old baby digs into with his fists, making a huge mess and an adorable photo op. A smash cake party is also a fun reason to bring your friends and family together to celebrate your first year of parenthood, and a good excuse […]

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Top 5 Sculpted Birthday Cake Ideas for Kids from Our Wake Forest Bakery

Ordering any kind of custom birthday cake is fun enough, but you can make your child’s birthday totally over-the-top with a sculpted birthday cake. Sweet Cherry Bakery uses fondant, rice krispie treats, and other architectural elements (and of course, cake) to make amazing, unique birthday centerpieces guaranteed to delight. If you’re just beginning to think […]

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Should I Choose Buttercream or Fondant For My Wedding Cake? Ask our Wake Forest Baker

When it comes to icing for your wedding cake, there are two basic options: Buttercream, and fondant. Which one you should pick depends on a variety of factors, like what you want the cake to look like, taste like, and cost. Below is some more information about fondant and buttercream that will help make your […]

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5 Hilarious Baby Shower Game Ideas from Our Raleigh Custom Cake Baker

Planning a baby shower for a mama-to-be? Here are some awesome baby shower games guaranteed to have your guests rolling in the aisles. If you need a baby shower cake in Raleigh NC, check out our awesome gallery and give us a call! ‘Don’t Say Baby’ Game Get this great icebreaker started the moment your […]

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Our Durham Bakery’s Top 5 Favorite Cake Decoration Options

If you’re thinking about ordering a cake in Durham NC, you may be wondering what your options are in terms of decorations. Below are just a few of our favorites. Buttercream Rosette Icing Cake Another very popular and trendy decoration choice, the rose swirl buttercream technique adds a beautiful, romantic finish to any cake. This […]

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Wow Your Guests with These 4 Unique Dessert Buffet Ideas from Our Raleigh Wedding Cake Baker

There’s nothing like a dessert bar to bring out the little kid in all of us. Having a massive, beautiful table covered with colorful bonbons and treats is a great way to make your event stand out, while simultaneously satisfying multiple tastes and preferences. Sure, you’ll always want to order a wedding cake for the […]

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Our Garner Wedding Bakery Shares Five Smashing Reasons to Choose Cupcakes Over a Wedding Cake

Cupcakes For a Wedding? Here’s Why It’s a Good Idea It’s becoming more and more of a trend for brides to offer cupcakes at their weddings instead of cakes—and we think it’s a great idea. Sure, you might miss out on the big cake cutting ceremony, but you’ll save big time on money, hassle, and […]

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Top Tips for Saving Money on Your Raleigh Wedding Cake

There’s nothing quite as special as a show-stopping wedding cake—but custom wedding cakes tend to break the bank, especially if you’re ordering for a huge crowd. If the cost of your wedding cake is giving you budget anxiety, here are a few tips that can help you save. Order a Small Display Cake. The wedding […]

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Our Apex Baker Shares Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Cake From the Supermarket

Five Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy a Supermarket Birthday Cake One of the things we love most about working at Sweet Cherry Bakery is having the opportunity to make cakes that are truly special. In our humble opinion, a boxed cake from the grocery store simply won’t cut it. Here’s why ordering a custom bakery cake […]

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Our Raleigh Bakery’s Top 5 Most Unique Cupcake Flavors

Forget chocolate and vanilla. At Sweet Cherry Bakery, we offer a number of specialty cupcakes that add an extra punch of fun to every gathering. Here are some of our most beloved out-there flavors, which you can order for your birthday party, office gathering, or miscellaneous spring event. (And if you just like plain old […]

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