Wednesday, August 14, 2013

New Sponsor and a Giveaway!

Now if you're from northern Utah, please continue reading as this sponsor is Utah based and is just awesome!
Last week was my birthday and my son's birthday too. I hate  making cakes, I'm the mom who makes a 9x13 pan, pulls out the store bought frosting and slathers it on, top it with candles and I'm done. But I wanted something more for this year. I'm in a mom group for Weber and Davis counties and I asked who made birthday cakes, Robyn said that she did, I popped onto her blog and perused her blog and cakes. So I ran across this one. And was blown away by her talent and hired her.

She made Hayden a tiger cake (isn't it darling!) and I took advantage of her special at the time and got a "smash cake" for me. 

Okay so enough from me!
Here's from Robyn mingled with her cakes! You can visit her blog to see more work HERE!

"Making your special day sweeter"
For her daughter Elise's 3rd birthday, Robyn was in search of someone who could make a Rapunzel-themed cake. Unable to find a cute one within her budget, she decided she would make it herself. It was a huge success! Word of mouth spread like wildfire and she started getting requests for numerous cakes and other sweet treats. Combining her love for baking along with the art of creating three dimensional confections hit the sweet spot. Mixing business with pleasure was a no-brainer from that point on.  "Sweet Elise Cakes" was born. It seemed fitting to name the business after her daughter since she was the reason behind her mother's determination to make her special day sweeter!

Robyn specializes in fondant work & buttercream cakes/cupcakes for any type of special event, but also can do specialty items such as cookies or cake pops. She also is skilled in sculpting 3D objects out of cake, and for more intricate details; homemade rice crispy treats.

Knowing how it feels to want a custom cake and not be able to pay top dollar for one, she's willing to work with any budget.

The following flavors have been tried and tested, but she is willing to make any flavor combination that comes to mind.

Chocolate buttermilk
German Chocolate
Red velvet
Vanilla Sponge
Spice oatmeal (her personal favorite) 

Vanilla Buttercream 
Chocolate buttercream
Peanut butter buttercream  
Whipped cream frosting
Fresh Fruit
Peppermint Buttercream
Peppermint cream
Carmel nutty goodness (pairs with the spice)
Chocolate mousse

PRICING- If you have a price limit for your special day, Robyn will find a way to accommodate you. Pricing varies with complexity of cake design, but the following list offers some standard starting points:
BIRTHDAY CAKES- From $25 for a simple buttercream smash cake to $180 for an elaborate 3 tier fondant cake
WEDDING CAKES- Start at $315 and go up depending on design and complexity.  Can do round, square and topsy turvey in both. Additional sizes and pricing available upon request
CUPCAKES* - range from $12 a doz- $24 a doz depending on decorations.
Giant cupcakes are $25
SPECIALTY CAKES (these are mostly 3D sculpted cakes)
Prices starts at $65 and go up based on the detail & size of your cake
Cake Tastings Available upon request on orders of $100 or more!

Birthday cake delivery included as long as delivery is within weber or davis counties.
3 tier and Larger cakes delivery and set up- $20 
Anything outside Weber or Davis counties will be determined by mileage at a rate of .55 cents a mile. Not able to deliver anything over 2 hours away at this time.

For August, (just place an order in August), receive 1 dozen chocolate cupcakes ($18 value) FREE!

Okay so now for the giveaway!

One 8in 2 layer birthday cake!!
(VALUE of $55)

How to Enter:

2) Share this post on your FB
3) Comment on Sweet Elise FB wall saying where you came from
4) Like Latter-day Chatter

Giveaway ends Sunday, August 18th at 9pm MST

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