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Delaware Bride Magazine Feature

Posted by sara pereira on Friday, March 3, 2017, In : Cake 
We are proud to be featured in Delaware Bride Magazine Spring/Summer 2017 Issue

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Under the Big Top Birthday Cake

Posted by sara pereira on Saturday, July 12, 2014, In : Cake 

Come one come all to the circus! This birthday cake was made for two siblings who had a carnival birthday party. We loved the colorfulness of the cake! It was so much fun to create.

This very fancy elephant even had gold painted on her outfit.

This seal was quite the balancing act!

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Dragons Love Tacos

Posted by sara pereira on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : Cake 

 Dragons love Tacos happens to be a little boy's favorite book, so his parents decided to theme his first birthday after the book. Plus is goes well with 'cinco de mayo'!

We did the cake to mimic the cover of the book and created over 120 little tacos to decorate the entire cake with. The cake is Stardust Cakes' signature chocolate cake with silky vanilla frosting. The dragon and tacos are all made of fondant.

Since it was a first birthday we also did a smash cake for the little boy. It was in ...
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Unconventional First Communion Cake

Posted by sara pereira on Sunday, April 27, 2014, In : Cake 

At Stardust Cakes we've done our fair share of First Communion Cakes: ranging from Bibles to loaves of bread and grapes. We were very excited, to receive a request for an unconventional approach to this cake.
Since the celebrant loves Barbies, and we've done a couple of Barbie cakes for her along the years, we made her a Barbie doll cake for her Communion cake. The doll's dress mimicked her own dress, with a few extra flowers for added complexity.

Personality: Stardust Cakes' Signature Vanilla ...
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Twin Super Man Cakes & Announcement

Posted by sara pereira on Friday, April 18, 2014, In : Cake 

A set of twins just had a super hero birthday party and the boys wanted superman. Here are the two twin cakes we just made for them. Personality:  Stardust's Signature Chocolate cake with creamy vanilla frosting.

We also have an announcement, we will not be taking any orders until July 2014 as we are moving! NY and NJ has served us well these last 6 years but we are now closing up this shop and opening up in Avondale, PA. We are looking forward to our new venture, bringing on new clients and d...
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Smash Cake Photo Session

Posted by sara pereira on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, In : Cake 

We've mentioned before that smash cakes are all the rage, especially since it's the first time little ones are officially allowed a sweet treat. Well this very delicious and large smash cake was used for some very creative first birthday photo shoot

Personality: Moist and fruity Hummingbird  Cake with creamy  white chocolate cream cheese frosting. Topped with gumpaste cherry on top.

Photos Courtesy of Bora Images ( You do NOT have authorization to use these photos anywhere....
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It's a Circus in here!

Posted by sara pereira on Tuesday, February 11, 2014, In : Cake 

Happy New Year everyone. Here is one of our first cakes of the New Year.
It weighs nearly 40lb. The bottom is our signarute vanilla cake with chocolate frosting and the top is our signature chocolate with chocolate frosting. There are all sorts of decorations ranging from an elephant to ostrich feathers and fresh flowers.
We made a very happy little girl on her special day!

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Merry Christmas from Stardust Cakes

Posted by sara pereira on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, In : Cake 

We want to wish all of our clients, family, and friends a very Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Sweet New Year. 2013 was an amazing year for us and we wish 2014 will be just as good for us and for you!
We leave you with one of our latest cakes to get you into the spirit. Our signature Carrot cake with silky vanilla frosting.

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Smash Cake

Posted by sara pereira on Monday, December 9, 2013, In : Cake 

We love first birthdays! Not only does it mark the beginning of a new Birthday Party Era, but it also brings about smash cakes.  A relatively new concept that parents love, just for photography's sake: the Smash Cake.
What is it? Well, it's a cake that you smash, duh.. But it is so much more than that. It is probably a baby's first time ever to dig in to cake, a real first sugary treat. The concept is that for the guests there is a large celebratory and themed cake, sometimes some small cupcak...
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Doll Cake Toppers

Posted by sara pereira on Monday, November 4, 2013, In : Cake 

We Love our Doll Cake Toppers. Please note these dolls take at least 2 weeks to make so if you need to order them please give us at least a 1 month notice.
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Posted by sara pereira on Friday, July 19, 2013, In : Cake 

Hello everyone, we might have been MIA on our site for a while (we have a new baby- really, a real baby!) but we have some sweet treats coming for you to check out!

Herbivore Personality: This cake isn't to scale but it could feed quite a crowd (of 60- or a small dinosaur!) Stardust's signature vanilla cake with creamy chocolate frosting, covered in fondant. 

Watch out for that tail!

Stay tuned for a disney princess tea party coming up soon!

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Happy St Patrick's Day to Ya!

Posted by sara on Friday, March 15, 2013, In : Cake 

What better way to celebrate this holiday than with a pot o' gold cupcake?! That's what we did with this batch of cupcakes for charity for this weekend. Our favorite and signature chocolate cake with strawberry frosting. Tastes as delicious as it sounds!
 For you non-Irish fans, we also have some cuties poping up.

These baby cupcakes are adorable and a wonderful party favor for a shower!

We have somethign for the big kids too! These cute cupcakes. Have them customized to look like your friends a...
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Summer Time is Almost Here

Posted by sara on Monday, March 11, 2013, In : Cake 

The weather is getting warmer and so are our cakes! It's almost beach time, ready to shed those winter clothes and put those coats away till next fall?  
This was our latest cake for 2 birthday girls who where having a yoga party but really like the beach! 

Then a little boy, huge star wars fan, asked us for a cake with a space ship on it. It may not look like it from the photo  but the cake is huge! It feeds 60 people!

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Cake Timeline

Posted by sara on Friday, March 1, 2013, In : Cake 

No, this isn't a timeline of all the cakes we've done. But this weekend whe had orders all the way from the Jurassic Period to Space Travel!

We loved working on this Pterodactyl cake!  It is huge. It feeds 40 people and we created it out of our signature vanilla cake. It's covered in fondant, airbrushed to look like skin texture.

Then we had this super fun space themed cake. Now, we were asked to do the solar system to scale, but unfortunately, we would have had to make the sun the actual cake ...
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Stars and Planets and Bears, Oh MY!

Posted by sara on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Cake 

See what's baking in our kitchen this week.

Personality: Stardust's signature chocolate cake with creamy cream cheese frosting, coated in beary good fondant.

What a delicious solar system, an assortment of different cupcakes, inhabited by fondant!

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Kittens on a Pillow

Posted by sara on Sunday, January 6, 2013, In : Cake 

Who doesn't love kittens? They are adorable and playful and babies love them! Check out our latest baby cake, the Kittens on a Pillow! I don't have the heart to eat them! Do you?

This is a great cake for baby showers or First birthdays!

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Happy New Year from Stardust Cakes!

Posted by sara on Thursday, January 3, 2013, In : Cake 

Happy New Year to all of You!
We wish you all a great 2013, may it be filled with delicious cake!

Stay Tuned for a Fabulous Bumble Bee Baby Shower coming up!

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Buggy & Jurassic Cakes

Posted by sara on Monday, December 10, 2012, In : Cake 

Buggy Lady Bug and Bae cakes perfect for any party!

Jurassic cake for birthday party!

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Pony Lovers Cake

Posted by sara on Monday, November 19, 2012, In : Cake 

What's your favorite animal?
We had a little girl who recently turned 5 and her favorite animal is a Pony. So for her very special day we crated a pony cake with electrifying hot pink, since that's her favorite color. It was simple yet elegant, and at the end of the party she told us her favorite part of the entire party was the cake! That was frosting to our ears! And I mean vanilla frosting! That's what this cake was filled with.  It was a Ponylicious Stardust signature vanilla cake and sil...

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Eco-Friendly Lorax Cake

Posted by sara on Monday, November 19, 2012, In : Cake 


Many of you will recognize this friendly face that's become ever so popular this last year. Yep, this Dr Seuss story made a hit with children and ad campaings this year.
The Lorax!
We recently had a Lorax party where everything was Lorax themed, including the cupcakes we taught the children to make. We did a cupcake decoratin class with the children and taught them to make all sorts of fun trufulas, but of course everyone's favorite part wasn't the decorating, it was the eating! And check out ...

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Darth Cake

Posted by sara on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, In : Cake 

Darth Vader made a sweet appearance at a birthday party this past weekend. How sweet? Strawberries and cream sweet!
This was our latest cake for a a very Star Wars Fanatic little boy who turned 5.

Darth Personality: Stardust Cakes' Signature vanilla cake with vanilla pastry cream and fresh strawberries, covered in buttercream and fondant accents.

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Rosy Pink First Birthday!

Posted by sara on Friday, September 21, 2012, In : Cake 

The joy of planning a 1st birthday party is something that only moms really understand. They want it to be so perfect for their childs' first-ever birthday party that we are seeing more and more extravagant and elegant parties for children.
This weekend I had the pleasure of working with a mom to create the most perfectly pink first birthday party for her very energetic daughter!

The party was very well planned because it catered to the children just as much as the adults. The children had ente...

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My Favorite Cake

Posted by sara on Monday, August 6, 2012, In : Cake 

I get asked a lot what my favorite cake of all time is... and I have to say it's this German Chocolate Cake.
I love it so much that I brought it on my engagement photo shoot a few years ago.
It's my modified version of a chocolate cake, it consists of very very moist chocolate cake drenched with brandied cherry liqueur and brandied cherries, layered with whipped cream, covered in whipped cream, and decorated with cherries and chcolate shards. It is to DIE for! It's ubber refreshing in the summe...

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Nemo's Made Water Famous!

Posted by sara on Monday, June 25, 2012, In : Cake 

That's right, Nemo has made this particular cake very famous indeed.. it's the 3rd cake of the month that we do in this style!

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Sugar Plum Fairies Took over My Apartment

Posted by sara on Friday, June 8, 2012, In : Cake 

Have you ever wondered how long it takes to create one of those magnificent cakes that take you 60 seconds to devour, after about 2 minutes of appreciating the detailed work and how 'cute', or 'cool' or whatever adjective you use to describe your delectable eats?

Let me give you a hint, it's much more than it took to stare, admire, and eat! As a cake artist, I get so attached to my cakes that if I were the one to have to slice them, I wouldn't be able to do them.

The latest cake combo I worked ...

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Grillable Cakes?

Posted by sara on Friday, June 1, 2012, In : Cake 

Summer is officially here and we all love our burgers. Shake Shake for New Yorkers, Holeman and Finch for Georgians, and Stardust Cakes for all those of you with a sweet tooth!
Check out our collossal and our timy burger cakes.

Pass the Ketchup!!

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RiO Cake!

Posted by sara on Monday, May 21, 2012, In : Cake 

Have you all seen Rio, the movie? I am not a fan of movies with animals as the main characters but this movie hit close to home since I grew up in Brazil and understood a lot of the references. Dancing uncontrolably like it runs in your veins anyone?
This past weekend Charlotte turned 5 and she wanted none other than Rio himself on her birthday cake.

It was a fun and colorful cake with I really enjoyed working on. But I have to say the best part was when I heard people whispering (not knowing w...

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Summer Parties Galore

Posted by sara on Thursday, May 10, 2012, In : Cake 

What better way to welcome the summer and nice weather than with a Hawaiian Luau Birthday! Our latest birthday-ee Olivia just turned 9 with quite the Hawaiian soiree.
It was quite the party with Hula Dancers, a Tiki Smoothie Bar, Caricaturists, Jewelry Making and A Glittery Henna Tattoo Artist! And what do you think of our three tier Hawaiian themed cake? This was such a fun cake to work on!
If you have a hawaiian or summer soiree coming up, give us a call and let us make you a cake. Try our...

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About Me

Sara Pereira - Chef/ Owner of Stardust Cakes I am the Chef/ Owner of Sturdust Cakes. I love cakes and baked goods, macarons are my guilty pleasure and I love planning children's birthday parties.

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