In 2006, Georgia native Jodi Rhoden began baking cakes for friends from her home in Asheville, North Carolina using traditional Southern cake recipes and local ingredients, and Short Street Cakes was born. Three years later, her business grew to occupy the sweet little Cake Shop at 225 Haywood Road. Jodi has since become the author of the award-winning blog, My Life in Cake, and the book, Cake Ladies: Celebrating a Southern Tradition, a collection of life stories and recipes from Southern cake ladies. Jodi’s bustling local business has earned the reputation of being the best bakery in the region to procure fresh, natural wedding cakes, cupcakes, and birthday cakes, made from scratch and with love. The Cake Shop serves many flavors of cupcakes and cakes by the slice every day, is located at 225 Haywood Road in West Asheville, and is open from 8am to 6pm Monday through Saturday, and from 10am-2pm on Sundays. We hope to see you soon!
Here’s a few highlights of wedding cake season so far:
Much gratitude to our lovely bakers (half of whom are represented below) for your hard work and dedication to our mission: to add meaning to life’s celebrations by providing beautiful, delicious, all-natural scratch-made cakes, and in so doing, generate a sustainable livelihood for our employees and support the local food and agriculture economy. And thank you, also, to our amazing brides and grooms who allow us to continue doing what we love. Happy Summer!