Merry May, Mother’s Day, and Strawberry Season at Short Street Cakes!

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Happy Mother’s Day!

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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 donated to the raffle, Carrie-Welles Craven, and of course, Duncan, Jasper, Lucy, Hannah, Alexandra, Joel, Douggles, Dan, and Jess!  We raised over $900 for the garden program at Hall Fletcher Elementary.  Happy Mardi Gras, 2013 y’all!

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How Do I Love Thee? Let Me Count the Ways. (or: Four Valentine’s Specials at Short Street Cakes)

1) Sweetheart Cake Special:

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From Friday, February 8th through Thursday, February 14th, we are offering our Valentine’s Day Sweetheart Cake Special! For $25, have an adorable 4″ sweetheart cake, along with a handmade paper flower, a “you are loved” magnet, and a handmade linoleum print Valentine by Hannah Dansie,   hand-delivered to your beloved in 28801 or 28806. Call to schedule your delivery at least 48 hours in advance. Choose from Strawberry Short Street, Vegan Mexican Chocolate, Sweet Potato Spice, Salted Caramel or Triple Chocolate Ganache (any of these can be made GF).

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It’s 2013: Laissez les bons temps rouler!

Our King Cakes are available in two sizes, from now until Mardi Gras 2013, February 12.  Choice of 3 fillings: Cinnamon Cream Cheese, Strawberry Cream Cheese, and Praline. Medium serves 15 and costs $25, and the Large serves 30 and is available for $45.  We will have many on hand during the week before Mardi Gras, but we always appreciate an advance order!  Our King Cakes are always 100% all-natural and scratch-made.