Winnie the Pooh


Oh my! Was this a fun one. Thank you to Dragonfly for the design! This is a fondant covered cake with 3 dozen cupcakes. I was able to stay and enjoy watching the birthday boy Callum smash in to his cake. Here's a pic of the lovely family!

Wonder Pets and A Fiesta Party


4 cakes for a Fiesta themed birthday party for 4 different people. My first time molding Dora. Once again, the face just isn't right. I will keep trying!!!

The Wonder Pets tower is my second. Awwww, why does Winny look so sad! I just can't get those faces right!

Back to school and new policies

Hello all! I'm back to school teaching tomorrow. It has been a great, crazy, busy summer! I am still taking orders, although I will not be able to take as many at a time during the semester. Since most of my cakes require planning and drying time for pieces, I have decided to adapt how I take orders a little to work around my new schedule. Below are my current policies for ordering with Tara's Cupcakes. I want to accomodate everyone, but please, if you feel these policies will not work for you, then maybe Tara's Cupcakes is not your ideal bakery home.
Thanks to everyone for your support!

* All orders must be placed and a deposit paid for at least 10 days before the due date. I am not taking "last minute" orders until December.

* A 50% deposit is required at the time of ordering and the balance needs to be paid, IN FULL, at least 3 days before delivery unless other arrangements have been made. If the balance is not paid, then there may be a delay with your order.

*If an order is placed exactly 10 days before its due date, the complete order total MUST BE PAID at the time of ordering via Paypal or the monies can be brought to my home. No mailing of checks with such little time remaining.

* I deliver and setup for you, but you are responsible for returning the tower within 48 hours after your delivery date. I reserve the right to obtain a $50 deposit for the tower, which will be refunded when the tower is returned.

Baby Boy Baby Shower Tower


This is a buttercream, strawberry yogurt cake with a strawberry filling and buttercream icing. I attempted to make a silver rattle for the top cake, but I wasn't too happy with that design. I will try again! LOL!

3 dozen cupcakes: strawberry cake with fresh strawberries, chocolate fudge with chocolate buttercream and yellow cake. All were garnished with silver dragees and edibles on each.

Thanks for looking!

Sex and the City Cake and Cupcakes


Again, another surprise for a birthday gal. I am loving all these sweet, gestures people are doing for the people they love! This was a request for my previois sex in the city design, with some minor changes. This is 1 dozen with martini glasses, shoes and pearls of course. The cake is the skyline of NY and pearls and a diamond ring on top.

Lily Cake


This was for an out-of-town father of a little girl here in Greensboro turning 8. He wanted to get a cake for her, so he called me! Now, he gave me less than 24 hours to have this ready, so I had to work quickly. There was 1 dozen cupcakes that accompanied this as well.

My first cupcake tower 2 years ago...funny!


Awwww, bless its heart!!! Could've been worse I guess!

New gourmet cake flavors now available!

I have added a few flavors to my selection. Orange flavor has been added.

I also have a lower sugar option for maybe those 1st birthday children who haven't had a lot of sugar and are worried about that issue. It is a Strawberry Yogurt White cake and it is very moist and very yummy. The icing is still sweet, but I can make that less sweet as well!

My gourmet flavors are:
French Silk Hazelnut
Strawberry yogurt cake (lower calorie, less sugar)
Pina colada
Peanut butter silk
Mocha mousse
Pink Champagne (pink colored cake)
Chocolate ganache
Cafe’ au Lait (rich coffee flavor)
Cherry chocolate chip cake

There is an additional $15 per $50 order for the gourmet flavors.

Lots of fun!


Well, I haven't slept but 3 hours total in the last 48 hours! What a weekend....but fun cakes as a result! Special thanks to Cinda at for her very helpful, personal help with the stadium cake. She SAVED me because I had never attempted a large constructed, carved cake like this. This cake feeds 75+. It was a groom's cake and the groom actually drew the design out for me. I had a basketball hoop, but it broke at delivery. Live and you learn!

The Harley cake was for a repeat customer that always has me doing fun things! She placed the bike figurine on top at delivery. Her father plays volleyball and carries this cooler around a lot, hence the little items on top. The cake gave me a little bit of a headache. It is leaning and I'm not sure what went wrong. I used bubble tea straws for the first time as supports. Not sure how I like them. It was probably something I did wrong. Very annoying!

Sesame Street! What fun! For a 1-year-old birthday party. This was 4 dozen cupcakes, a top cake and a small, cupcake carved cake on top to be smashed by the birthday girl. Each cupcake topper was hand cut, molded and painted by me. Cookie Monster was my favorite!

Music Guitar Cake


This was a VERY last minute order by an VERY nice out-of-town family member of a young man turning 17 today! This is what I came up with! 1 dozen cupcakes with chocolate buttercream and classic vanilla buttercream and the top cake with buttercream.