We are a custom one of a kind sugar art studio located in the North Hills and serving the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. Our cakes are unique and custom made to order. Our focus is on flavor and design to make your special event beyond the ordinary. From small intimate celebration cakes to large sculpted works of art and wedding cakes, our designs reflect your personal wishes.
Our small boutique facility is licensed by the State of Pennsylvania and Allegheny County. Our hours are by appointment only. We love to work one-on-one with our clients to create edible masterpieces. We only use the freshest & finest ingredients to custom make your cake when ordered. All of our cakes are custom made to order and we do not carry "Stock items" on site.
Owner Mary Jo Dowling is an ICES Certified Master Sugar Artist and ICES Certified Sugar Art Judge. She has been working in the sugar arts for more than a decade and was featured on TLC's Ultimate Cake Off and Fabulous Cakes, and Food Network's Holiday Baking Championship. She was also featured on programs on HGTV, the Travel Channel and Yahoo TV. Her work has appeared in numerous cake related publications over the years. She is an ICES Approved Teacher and past chairman and president of the International Cake Exploration Societé, and member of the American Culinary Federation, Retail Bakers of America, and the British Sugar Craft Guild. She has taught students from around the globe in her travels.
The Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown — Holiday Window Shop 'til you Drop episode which aired December 6th. My partner Beth Meyer and I competed for a prize worth $10,000 and we won! After all, it's all about the gingerbread!
Check Food Network listings for show times, or stream it on Discovery+
We do! Our Springtime Blueberry Almond Lemon Cake was chosen best of the show in the tasting division at the 2022 National Capitol Area Cake Show in Virginia!
Did you know we offer individually packaged and labeled decorated custom cookies and treats? Why not give a sweet souvenir at your next event? Contact us today to see what we can do for you.
Yes, we are still baking for you! We offer contactless pick up or delivery and as always our facilities practice the safest product handling.
We also offer smaller cakes for "just family" celebrations and individually packaged cupcakes that you can distribute to friends to help you celebrate your big day!
Please contact us to set up a consultation or tasting appointment.
For your convenience we also do consults via phone and email.
We would love to work with you on your next event.
North Hills area, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA