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10 Amazing 4th of July Dessert Ideas to Try This Year!

There’s no better way to celebrate America’s birthday than with delicious red-and-blue cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, and beyond. From fruit pies worthy of a blue ribbon, to flashy flag cakes that will delight your guests, here are 10 4th of July dessert ideas guaranteed to make your Independence Day gathering a hit. 4th of July […]

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Top 5 Sculpted Birthday Cake Ideas for Kids – Birthday Cakes in Wake Forest NC

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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Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Cake From the Supermarket – Birthday Cakes in Durham NC

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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Quick Wedding Planning Timeline for Your Ceremony & Reception

You may have just become engaged and have so many questions on how to prepare for the big day with a lot of different input from friends and family, and we want to help cut through some of the clutter. The timeframe for all of your services is one of the most important aspects of […]

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The BIG Day: How To Choose A Wedding Cake Size

Custom wedding cakes are a beautiful way to celebrate your big day. They can also be one of the most difficult parts of planning that day. How do you know what size to get? What flavor? How many tiers? What colors for the frosting? With so many decisions, you might default to trying to figure […]

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How Much Cake Should I Get for My Wedding?

Sweet Cherry Bakery has this question come up all the time when brides-to-be are planning their wedding. Luckily, you can pull from the experiences of all the brides, bakers and our ideas when deciding how much cake to order from your chosen custom wedding cake. Let’s look at what should be considered when determining an […]

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5 Tips to Ordering Custom Cakes for Corporate Events

If you are in charge of planning some type of corporate event for your business, you could be thinking about ordering a cake to commemorate the occasion and provide everyone with a sweet treat. You probably want to make sure that you get everything right when ordering from a custom cake bakery, so follow these […]

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Success With Fondant Icing on Your Custom Cakes Starts Here

Fondant Icing Tips Whether you are new to baking or have been honing your craft for years, making beautiful and professional looking custom cakes with fondant can still be a difficult skill to master. Here are some helpful fondant icing tips to ensure your custom creation is a sweet success. Be a Neat Freak Fondant […]

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Do You Prefer Fondant or Gum Paste?

Choosing the decorative aspect of your cake can be a difficult one. There are multiple criteria that the decorations need to meet, they must not only look fantastic and artistic but they have to taste good too. For many bakeries, this is no easy task. But for the expert bakers at our Apex cake shop, […]

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Bake a Flawless Cake with These 6 Tips from Our Apex Cake Shop

There are several tips that a person can use in order to bake a flawless cake. #1. The first tip to baking custom cakes is to make sure that you prep everything before you start. This means you will need to read through the recipe very carefully. Then you can get all of your ingredients […]

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