Our Season in Cake

Here’s a few highlights of wedding cake season so far:

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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!
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The Big Crafty This Sunday!

tbc_web_smWe’re so excited to see all of our friends at the Summer Big Crafty- this weekend at the Asheville Art Museum at Pack Place in Downtown Asheville. Here’s more info about the event from their website:

“The Big Crafty revives the tradition of the community bazaar, a lively celebration of handmade commerce, featuring local food, beer, music, and fine wares from a juried group of select indie artists and crafters.

 Our guiding principle is that buying handmade is good for the community, and our aim is to make doing so fun.
Our free and fun for all ages events are held twice annually in the heart of beautiful Asheville, NC.
We extend warm welcome to Asheville’s rich pageant of basement and backyard artists, its juried prize-winners, and those who delight in them.
We’re grateful for the hearty support of the community, and in particular the Asheville Art Museum for their ongoing support of The Big Crafty and for their 60+ years of promoting a creative and culturally-vibrant Asheville.”
We’ll be there with Cupcakes, Handpies, and (new this year!) Cookies and Mini Galettes! Can’t wait to see you there.
Jodi and Short Street Cakes



Announcing! Short Street Cupcakes and Handpies Now Available Downtown at the newly opened Horse And Hero!


(photo credit Mountain Xpress)

We are so thrilled to announce that you can now purchase cupcakes and handpies fresh every day at Horse and Hero in Downtown Asheville! Located on Patton Avenue, next door to Farmburger (near the Vance Monument), Horse and Hero is the latest project of Brandy Bourne and Justin Rabuck, the folks who have brought you The Big Crafty, Big Love Fest, and The Big Day! Horse and Hero features work from dozens of Asheville artists and craftspeople. Aesthetic Coffee is also operating a hand-crafted coffee pop-up shop on the weekends!

Join us for the Grand Opening on July 5th! 10488387_804221106255696_1485367784542263491_n (1)

Merry May! News from Short Street Cakes

Spring Mountain Weddings!

We’re back in it and it feels so good! Though we love the cycle of winter- the Buche de Noel, the King Cake, the Pumpkin Pie- weddings are our (ahem) bread and butter, and wedding cakes are where we really shine. We’ve been so happy these last several weeks to drive the ridges, hollers, and coves of Western North Carolina, laden with all-natural, delicious wedding cake, delivering the fruits of our labors to brides and grooms and their families. I like to think of the wedding cake as the modern-day lamb at the feast: a gift given in love to one’s guests, and an ephemeral work of art, symbolizing the sweetness of love. Pictured here is a wedding cake buffet we made this past weekend for a ceremony at Homewood, one of our favorite wedding venues, right here in the heart of Montford. Thanks to Homewood for capturing this dreamy shot, and we look forward to a vibrant and beautiful 2014 wedding season! To see more pictures of this season’s wedding cakes, click here.

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