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The Cake Shop is for Sale! And We’re Throwing a Party!

Dearest Loved Ones, It is with great excitement for the future- and with deep gratitude for the past- that I would like to share some really big news with you: I have decided to sell Short Street Cakes! I have long

Thank You for Celebrating With Us!

Our 5th Anniversary Mardi Gras Block Party was a wild success, thanks to our donors, sponsors, customers, friends, and supporters! It was the loveliest evening, full of bright and shining souls and smiling faces- and we raised $1,179 for Pawnstorm-

The Big Day

Short Street Cake’s 4th Birthday Mardi Gras Party and Benefit Raffle!

Update!  Our 4th Birthday party was a smashing success!  Many, many thanks to everyone that made it possible: Troy and Sons, French Broad Food Coop, Heinzelmaanchen Brewery, Peter Parpan, DJ’s Champale and Abu Dissarray, Glo Babcock, the neighborhood businesses who

September Wedding!

We loved baking these beautiful cakes for Rachel’s wedding yesterday at Claxton Farm.  The bride and groom chose a two-tier Banana Split cake, with a cake buffet featuring Strawberry Short Street, Mexican Chocolate, and Triple Chocolate Ganache!  We love the

Hey Atlanta!

I will be signing copies of Cake Ladies at the Cook’s Warehouse Midtown Atlanta Location on Sunday, August 5th from 2-4 pm.  Hope to see you there! (ps: there will be cake)

Heirloom Cocktail Recipe by Robyn Jasko

  We had a lovely time last week at Robyn Jasko and Jennifer Biggs’ signing and reception for their book, Homesweet Homegrown: How to Grow, Make, and Store Food No Matter Where You Live.  Robyn served up some awesome beet sangria,

Homesweet Homegrown Book Signing at Short Street Cakes!

On Friday, June 29th from 6pm-8pm, at the Cake Shop at 225 Haywood Road in West Asheville, Short Street Cakes will host a book signing and heirloom cocktail party celebrating the release of Robyn Jasko’s new book Homesweet Homegrown: How

“Piece of Cake” by Kathryn Stripling Byer (and other adventures with Southern women writers)

Piece of Cake by Kathryn Stripling Byer (written for Poet Laureate installation, 2005, at the state capitol) When the young woman calling from Charlotte to interview me for her radio program asked, “What is a Laureate, anyway?” I heard my

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes on Carolina Kitchen!

Click on the image to see the latest installment of Short Street Cakes on WLOS’ Carolina Kitchen!  This time, its a short demonstration about Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes.  Enjoy!  

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 So we inherited this mug from @woodandspoonhome next door. Today we decided to look up #freadasdomino and discovered that she was a famous entertainer, people called her #bigfreada, she used to go to Greenville and perform on the PTL Network, and she had a restaurant in Alabama and later one in #asheville called Big Freada's Rib Room. YALL WE HAVE TO KNOW MORE!!! Does anybody remember #bigfreadasribroom? Where was it? Is #freadawallace still alive? #Avl #magic #westasheville #bestasheville  #succulents #herbs #avlweddings #asheville #shortstreetcakes
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