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Top Wedding Cake Trends for 2014

Here are some of our favourite wedding cake trends for 2014. Which trend is your favourite?

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9. Picture perfect cake toppers. Rather than having an edible cupcake topper, the bride and groom feature atop of their wedding cake.
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8. Fondant folds. Make your cake pop by alternating vertical and horizontal folds of fondant on every tier.
7.Patterned wedding cakes. Patterned wedding cakes are big in 2014, with prints like chevron, stripes & polka dots making a comeback. However, these cakes should have soft edges and bright colours rather than hard looks.
7. Patterned wedding cakes. Patterned wedding cakes are big in 2014, with prints like chevron, stripes & polka dots making a comeback. However, these cakes should have soft edges and bright colours rather than hard looks.
6. Ombre cakes are popular this year and brides are having fun with the shades they choose. Ombre on the cake can match anything on your big day from flowers, bridesmaid dresses or even décor.
6. Ombre cakes are popular this year and brides are having fun with the shades they choose. Ombre on the cake can match anything on your big day from flowers, bridesmaid dresses or even décor.
5.Ruffle cakes. Many brides & grooms are adding an element of fun to their wedding cake by adding a ruffle accent to their cakes.
5.Ruffle cakes. Many brides & grooms are adding an element of fun to their wedding cake by adding a ruffle accent to their cakes.
4. Textured cakes. Some brides want to have a cake that’s anything but smooth. As seen on this cake, details like sprinkles give it texture and fun.
4. Textured cakes. Some brides want to have a cake that’s anything but smooth. As seen on this cake, details like sprinkles give it texture and fun.
 3. Rose petal cakes. The trend of having flowers on your wedding cake takes a new form. This ombre rose petal cake looks truly whimsical with petals fully wrapping around the cake.
3. Rose petal cakes. The trend of having flowers on your wedding cake takes a new form. This ombre rose petal cake looks truly whimsical with petals fully wrapping around the cake.
 2.Gold cakes. Gold accents are hot this year. This seven-tier wedding cake is fully covered in 24k edible gold, with hand-beaded accents.
2. Gold cakes. Gold accents are hot this year. This seven-tier wedding cake is fully covered in 24k edible gold, with hand-beaded accents.
1. Hand-Painted Tattoos. Proclaim the love for your partner in any language on your big day. This cake has love hand painted in several languages and a 24k gold border and feather accent.
1. Hand-Painted Tattoos. Proclaim the love for your partner in any language on your big day. This cake has love hand painted in several languages and a 24k gold border and feather accent.

Book your wedding consultation with us by emailing orders@ledolci.com or calling 416-262-3400.

For a full list of wedding cake flavours, visit our Wedding Cakes page. We offer gluten-free and dairy-free options.

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Things we love: We deliver cupcakes across the GTA!

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Do you have a special event coming up?

Satisfy your sweet tooth and treat your guests to something special when you serve cupcakes at your party. Our cupcakes are baked daily and made with real buttercream – you won’t find artificial colours, flavours or preservatives here!

Want a bite-sized treat? We can make mini cupcakes for your special event.

We also have gluten-free options in Carrot, Vanilla and Chocolate flavours, and we can make dairy-free and sugar-free cupcakes.

Our cupcakes can be delivered across the GTA – whether you need them for a birthday, wedding, corporate or any other kind of special event.

To view our full list of cupcake flavours, take a look at our Cupcakes page.

Ready to order? Contact us at orders@ledolci.com or call us at 416-262-3400.

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Things we love: Our Holiday Cookie Baking class!

Greetings from Icing Sugar Towers,
 
Make this year’s holidays extra-special by giving the gift of homemade holiday cookies.
 
Take our Holiday Cookie Baking class and learn 3 kinds of cookie baking techniques. At the end of the class, take your cookies home or to the office party. Don’t forget to leave some out with milk for Santa!
 
Candy cane cookies –Learn the drop cookie technique when you make these delectable desserts. Cover them in mini marshmallows and mini chocolate chips for a truly unforgettable candy cane cookie!
 
Orange cardamom sugar cookies –Learn the proper slicing and baking technique to make these cookies. With a crisp edge and chewy centre, they are perfect to serve with tea on a cold, winter day.
 
Spritz cookies – Also known as classic Swedish butter cookies, these are a Christmas favourite! Using the piping technique, learn to ‘squeeze’ the flower shape that gives these cookies their name. Finish the cookies by dipping them in chocolate.
 
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 10
Time: 6:30pm – 9pm
Cost: $80 per person
 
BOOK HERE.

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Top 6 custom Disney cakes

We all remember growing up with Mickey, Minnie and the gang from Disney’s magical world. We love reliving a little bit of our childhood with each custom fondant Disney cake we make! 

These are our 6 favourite Disney cakes of the year, made with our own icing sugar magic.

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NUMBER 6.
Zachary is a Mouseketeer who loves Disney so much his parents had this cake made for his birthday.

 

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NUMBER 5.
Minnie Mouse wished Audrey a happy birthday perched atop this adorable girly cake!

 

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NUMBER 4.
This birthday cake was made for Sareen, a mini Minnie Mouse fan. Pearls, polka dots and of course, Minnie’s signature red bow made this a Disney cake to love!

 

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NUMBER 3.
Sweet buttercream rosettes, a set of unmistakable ears and a polka-dot bow made this pretty-in-pink Minnie Mouse cake extra special for Adrei’s 1st birthday.

 

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NUMBER 2.
This three-tier cake was made for triplets – two boys and a girl – who love the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse TV show.

 

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NUMBER 1.
Frankie is one lucky birthday boy! This two-tier Disney cake features his favourite Disney characters – Mickey, Minnie and Donald.

Let us bring your favourite Disney memories to life – order your own custom cake or cupcakes!  Contact us at orders@ledolci.com or call us at 416-262-3400.

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Le Dolci’s top 10 cakes of 2013

Hello sweet friends,

We’ve made a lot of custom fondant cakes and thought we’d share our top 10 picks with you. Although we had a hard time picking just 10, we narrowed it down. Stay tuned for the next top 10 list!

Which cake is your favourite?

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10. Sailboat

Let’s go sailing! This three-tier cake was smooth sailing sweetness for a baby shower.

 

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9. Batman

Calling Batman! We put the bat sign over the city of Toronto to let Batman know he could deliver the cake for Michael’s birthday.

 

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8. Star Wars’ Master Yoda

May the force be with you! Master Yoda traveled across the galaxy to wish Jedi Mathew a happy birthday.

 

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7. Minnie Mouse

We bet Sareen is a member of the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. This three-tier cake was made for her 2nd birthday and is complete with all things Minnie Mouse, including bows, polka dots and pearls.

 

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6. Rice Krispies guys

Happy 80th birthday from Snap, Crackle & Pop. This cake was ordered by a Papa who has eight grand kids, and features his favourite things including an iPad and golf. See you at the range!

 

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5. Around the world in 365 days

Can you name all the landmarks? We made this fondant cake for a family who wanted to document the places their daughter traveled with them. She already has the travel bug!

 

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4. Harry Potter and Hermione wedding cake

A cake fitting for a wedding celebration at Hogwarts. Hermione made an adorable flower girl and Harry was a handsome ring bearer. We bet Dumbledore married them!

 

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3. iPhone cake

Plastic Mobile turned five and celebrated with the only iPhone that comes in chocolate. This cake celebrates several apps the agency created over the years.

 

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2. Minions cake

The minions from the movie Despicable Me made an adorable appearance at Andrea’s birthday party. This cake was a lot of fun to make, and is part of the minion mania that took over our shop!

 

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1. Pandamonium cake for Incentive Works

We joined the Toronto Zoo at the Incentive Works show this year and it was complete PANDAmonium!  In honour of the arrival of pandas, Er Shun and Da Mao at the zoo, we made this five-tier cake.

 

Let us make your next special occasion sweet! View more sugary works of art at our custom cakes page and wedding cakes page. To place an order, email us at orders@ledolci.com or call us at 416-262-3400.

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Things We Love: Halloween cookies

Le Dolci Halloween cookies

Greetings from Haunted Sugar Towers,

You don’t have to be Dracula to bite into our sinfully delicious Halloween sugar cookies. With fun shapes to choose from like ghosts, pumpkins and eyeballs, these cookies make a great gift for your vampire friends.

Pop by our shop to get yours today!

Cost: $5 per cookie or $29 for a gift box of six.

 

 

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Things We Love: Halloween cupcakes are here!

cupcakes1Show your favourite ghost or goblin some love by giving them custom Halloween-inspired cupcakes! Let the Le Dolci fairies use their magic to make your imagination come to life – all you need is your creativity! Order half a dozen or a dozen cupcakes in many flavours, including gluten-free. Delivery available across the GTA.

Prices start at $4.50 per cupcake.

 To place your order, give us a ring at 416-262-3400 or email us at orders@ledolci.com