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Blushing Treats - Add extra sweetness to your wedding with cakes and desserts in pink
  1. Confetti Cakes: Five-tiered wedding cake with pink royal icing hand-piped and sugar garden roses, almond cake with chocolate ganache.

  2. Connie Cupcake: Gilded Ruffle – a buttercream-smothered cupcake accented with rice paper ruffles gilded in edible gold.

  3. Sylvia Weinstock Cakes: Pale Pink Floral Cake.

  4. Ron Ben-Israel Cakes: Twisting Squares with Flowers Cake.

  5. Connie Cupcake: Matissette – inspired by Lucian Matis’ 2012 spring/summer collection. The runway was filled with pale pink ruffles and shiny silver studs and I was overwhelmed enough to transform the feeling of it all into cake!

  6. Confetti Cakes: A hand-piped embroidery pattern in pink royal icing is all over this square wedding cake. Miniature sugar leaves are appliqued and swiss dots border the ribbon. Decadent chocolate cake with salted caramel buttercream

  7. Connie Cupcake: Witherspoon Ranunculus – sweet, compact and pretty as can be. Pale pink buttercream encircled by gold dragees sports a white ranunculus. 24k edible gold peeks out as the flower blooms.

  8. Sylvia Weinstock Cakes: Pink Waldorf Cake.

  9. Ron Ben-Israel Cakes: Classic Pink and Gold Monogram Cake.

  10. Ron Ben-Israel Cakes: Lotus Cake.

  11. Confetti Cakes: Floating blossom wedding cake. Perfect for any outdoor wedding. Evokes the image of cherry blossoms falling off the branch. Each pink sugar blossom is dusted with edible powder to create shading and piped in the center with icing. Vanilla cake with fresh strawberries and swiss meringue buttercream.

Elisa Strauss, Confetti Cakes

CONFETTI CAKES Elisa Strauss is the owner and head designer of Confetti Cakes. She has authored two books: The Confetti Cakes Cookbook and Confetti Cakes for Kids. Her creations have appeared on the Today Show (one of her cakes was selected as the winner of the “Today Throws a Wedding” series), Sex and the City (she made Charlotte and Harry’s wedding cake during Season Six), The View, and has appeared numerous times on the Food Network, including a segment profiling the successful transition from fashion designer to small business owner. Confetti Cakes has also been featured in InStyle, Martha Stewart Weddings, Marie Claire, Seventeen, Elle, Vogue, Modern Bride, New York Magazine and BRIDES, to name a few.

Connie Dos Santos, Connie Cupcake

CONNIE CUPCAKE Connie Dos Santos is the cake designer behind Connie Cupcake, a luxury custom confection shop in Toronto, Canada. She’s the dessert stylist that brides, event planners and party aficionados depend on to plan decadent desserts and luxury tablescapes for upscale events. Recently named “Best Cakes in Ontario” at the annual Wedding Industry Experts Awards and Top 3 in Canada, Connie’s dessert philosophy is simple: “I believe dessert is more than a treat. It’s a celebration – an opportunity for artistic expression, for beauty, for surprise and delight. It reminds us of our childhood, of wild expectations and unbridled joy. Kick restraint to the curb.”

Ron Ben-Israel, Ron Ben-Israel Cakes

RON BEN-ISRAEL CAKES Ron Ben-Israel’s elegant cakes have long been a favorite among celebrities and the style-conscious. He was named “King of Cakes” by Modern Bride magazine and is the recipient of numerous gold medals and awards in culinary competitions. His glamorous, crystal-studded cake was recently seen in the movie Sex and the City 2. Another one of his creations shared the cover with Oprah Winfrey of her eponymous magazine. Ron and his team created the Plaza’s 100th birthday cake, which was an exact confectionery replica of the famous New York landmark. Measuring over twelve feet tall and serving 1,500 guests, the cake was hailed as a culinary and artistic masterpiece. A Master Pastry Chef Instructor at The French Culinary Institute in New York, Ron is committed to sharing his passion, techniques and secrets with students and aspiring sugar artists.

Sylvia Weinstock, Sylvia Weinstock Cakes

SYLVIA WEINSTOCK CAKES For more than 30 years Sylvia Weinstock has been creating celebratory cakes that are both beautiful and delicious. She uses crème de la crème, finest butter, heavy cream, fresh fruit and imported chocolate to create the most memorable, delectable creations.