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Notable Awards 2011

We are a proud sponsor of the 2011 Notable Awards, which takes place THIS THURSDAY! The public has voted and the winners will be announced at this must attend bash for young professionals. The Notable Awards recognizes the academic, social, and entrepreneurial achievements of young Canadians across the country.  We’ll be at the event in true cupcake style: look for our mini cupcake tower in all its glory. Check back on Friday to see who Canada’s top young professionals are!

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Mums n’ Chums Twitter Party Fundraiser

On November 18th Mums n’ Chums- a network that brings local parents together is hosting a
Twitter party to benefit the Erin Oak Kids Foundation. The Erin Oak Kids Foundation was established
in 2009 to help promote the well-being of children with disabilities and disorders; they work to build
philanthropic partnerships and continually develop community support.

The event runs from 8-10pm and is sure to be great fun with plenty of prizes to be won from a
spectacular raffle. Come out and support this local event with Le Dolci and Mums n’Chums, you might
even win a free cupcake decorating class if you are lucky.

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Prepare to see some fabulous ‘taches being sported on men around the world because in just one week, men will be growing some hairy bits over their lip to promote awareness and raise funds for prostate cancer. On November 1st, Movember officially begins and guys can say goodbye to a squeaky-clean shaven face and raise money for moustache-growing efforts. At Le Dolci, Toronto’s fun, foodie studio, we are showing our support by not waxing our lady moustaches this month (ha, ha) and hosting a Movember cupcake class at Le Dolci, with a portion of class profits going to Movember.

Join us for this fabulously fun class where you are sure to leave with a box of sinfully delicious treats and a bit of creative time under your belt. We hear eating cupcakes makes your ‘tash grow faster.

Touting all natural ingredients, Le Dolci is a great place for young, old and in between to come and try their hand at creating an edible work of art.

Le Dolci’s Movember class is Saturday November 19th, 2011 from 1-3pm.

Book here



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Things We Love – Table 17 in Leslieville!

We adore the quaint neighbourhood of Leslieville, with its treasure chest of foodie options!  Accesible by streetcar and sandwiched between Riverside and Beaches in the east end of the city, Leslieville is an enclave that blends the trendy with the history and nostalgia of old town Toronto with its great restaurants, bakeries, cheese shops, and tea spots.  We especially love the seasonal scramble at our favourite brunch spot, Table 17, on Queen Street East!  There’s nothing better than having a weekend brunch with a bellini here at this establishment, where the staff is fabulous.  We’re looking forward to our next visit where we might try some of their other brunch items, including cheese toasts, Neapolitan eggs, and their pain doré French toast.  Table 17  has a great menu with a focus on local and seasonally fresh ingredients, and it’s well worth the trek out east from our studio in the west.  They have a great Twitter and Facebook page, so follow, ‘Like’, and check out their site and menu here.

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Eat to the Beat by Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada, Oct.18th!

Drumroll, please!  This year’s Eat to the Beat fundraising gala presented by Willow Breast Cancer Support Canada is taking place on October 18th and Le Dolci is a proud sponsor!  Le Dolci will be donating vouchers redeemable for one of our many fabulous decorating classes and we hope everyone will have the opportunity to come out and support the event with us.  With 60 of Canada’s shining female chefs coming together to dish out a fabulous night of food and drink, the event is one of hope and inspiration as we continue the fight against breast cancer and all cancers.  Proceeds from the gala go toward Willow’s free programs which provide support and information to all those affected by breast cancer.  Join us, as we walk to the beat our own drum in making a difference, one step at a time.

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Things We Love!

We’re starting a new series of blog posts here at Icing Sugar Towers entitled, “Things We Love” and it’s here that you’ll find everything that strikes our fancy: sweets, fashion, home decor, books, and much more!  What we’re currently digging: foodie murder mysteries!  The food murder mystery genre has really exploded within the past several years and we can’t get enough of Joanne Fluke’s Hannah Swensen mysteries because not only are the novels amazing reads, they have RECIPES in them!  Cookies, cakes, pies, frostings, you name it.  Reading has never been so delicious.

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This Friday – Back to School Charity Bake Sale!

THIS Friday go to the AGO or City Hall and stock up on home baked goods, all for a good cause! While eating your yummy treats, you will be supporting Schools Without Borders (SWB), an organization that supports a global network of grassroots educators and learning communities.

Date: September 9
Location : AGO & City Hall

Check out their great work here: Schools Without Borders (
@tweetswb on Twitter

They are still looking for bakers and volunteers if you are free! Le Dolci is donating a cupcake decorating class to one lucky winner!