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New Cake Dowel Design from Sweet Discoveries!

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in News | Comments Off

New Cake Dowel Design from Sweet Discoveries!

We would like to introduce and share with you our new design of plastic cake dowels. As a cake decorator for many years, I have been using the existing 12″ long cake dowels and with every cake. I found that almost the 1/3 of the 12″ long dowel ended up being wasted. We all try to make our cakes taller and more impressive, but they are just never exactly 4″ and are slightly taller. The new dowels are 1.5’’ longer which allows you to divide the dowels into three pieces instead of the traditional two...

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Sweet Discoveries Makes More Headlines!

Posted by on Jul 9, 2012 in News | Comments Off

The recent Nebraska Memorial Stadium groom’s cake has made headlines and went viral on the Internet!  Read more here: http://newssun.suntimes.com/business/13566075-420/sweet-discoveries-wedding-cake-causes-a-stir.html

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Check out SD’s New Ride!

Posted by on May 11, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Sweet Discoveries recently added a refrigerated delivery van to the team!  Check it out and wave to us when you pass by!    

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Working with Icing Smiles

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Icing Smiles is a nonprofit organization that provides custom celebration cakes and other treats to families impacted by the critical illness of a child.  Tracy Quisenberry began Icing Smiles to bring together her “long-held passion for service to families affected by childhood illness” with her “newly discovered ability to turn cake batter and icing into smiles and joy”. Thanks to Illinois sponsors BarbaraAnneCompany and Marcel’s Culinary Experience, at Sweet Discoveries we were able to make few special cakes...

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Sweet Discoveries in Modern Baking Magazine

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Sweet Discoveries makes Modern Baking Magazine!! http://modern-baking.com/news/groundbreakers-sweet-discoveries-0112/

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SD Cake Featured in The Knot

Posted by on Feb 7, 2012 in News | Comments Off

The word is out about Sweet Discoveries! One of our cakes was featured in the Spring 2012 Chicago edition of The Knot. Check out the pics!  (Click to...

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SD at Midlane Bridal Show

Posted by on Jan 18, 2012 in News | Comments Off

Sweet Discoveries joined 50 vendors and hundreds of future brides in the Chandler Room at Midlane Country Club on January 8.  Hundreds of mini-cupcakes were sampled by the participants as they viewed Luda’s beautiful cake display.  Midlane has been sponsoring the Bridal Show for over twenty years.  The three-hour event ended with prizes for the winners, including a DJ service and...

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Sweet Discoveries Makes Headlines!

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in News | Comments Off

Sweet Discoveries was featured in the Lake County News-Sun this week!  Check out the article and photos of Luda’s work here: http://newssun.suntimes.com/photos/galleries/8428272-417/designer-takes-the-cake-turning-hobby-into-antioch-business.html.  

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The Sign Is Up!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2011 in News | Comments Off

The Sign is up at Sweet Discoveries, as we are getting closer to opening. We are looking to open Friday, November 4th!  We’ll see you there!

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ABC-7′s Hungry Hound Hosts Sweet Discoveries!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 in News | Comments Off

Steve Dolinsky of WLS TV’s Hungry Hound interviewed Luda and showcased her amazing talent! See the video here: http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?id=8182683&section=resources/lifestyle_community/food/restaurants

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