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Gwen's Cake Decorating & Etc. 5 of 5 1 37

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ericamm87
Wedding: 10/12/2013
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Excellent! posted 10/29/2013 (modified 10/29/2013)

We chose Gwen to do our wedding cake, and we were so happy with the final results! Throughout the process, Gwen was great to work with and easy to contact. She helped me transport the custom cake stand when I was in a last minute pinch and had no one to deliver the stand to the reception hall on the day of the wedding. Most importantly, the quality of her cake and frosting is excellent - not too sweet, light, and moist. When I asked for a second trial, she explained that she typically does not offer that but was willing to do another complimentary tasting for me to help choose the flavors. She also was willing to bring us a box to the wedding reception to take the leftover cake home. The final design of the cake looked great! Lastly, her prices are reasonable as compared to other vendors. I highly recommend her!

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sebaldstarling
Wedding: 6/15/2013
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Amazing posted 7/2/2013

We had cupcakes at our wedding and they turned out perfect, she does such a wonderful job, we will being going back to Gwen for other occasions

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lindsayochab
Wedding: 6/15/2013
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So Yummy! posted 6/27/2013

Gwen's cakes are beautiful and she does not use fondant. Our cake was delicious and beautiful. I highly recommend the cherry cake with the cream cheese filling. It is to die for!

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bdubbs8
Wedding: 7/12/2014
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Delicious Cake! posted 7/16/2014

My parents & in-laws are hard to please with "western cakes" because they claim that they are always too sweet compared to asian-styled ones. However they loved the taste & texture of our wedding cake.

One thing that was disappointing was that Gwen was a little hard to get in touch with. Maybe this was due to the busy-ness of wedding season and our wedding falling soon after a holiday weekend. It definitely required some phone & email tag. However the end result was lovely and delicious.

I also loved the fact that the pricing was very fair. I don't remember the final cost but the pricing was ~$3/slice + any set-up/travel fees. You do not need to pay $6-8/slice for wedding cake in order to get great tasting cake. Seriously contemplating ordering some normal cakes, maybe I can come up with a birthday/other occasion to celebrate =)

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taradkoch
Wedding: 6/21/2014
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Wedding Cake posted 6/28/2014

Our wedding cake was delicious and everyone loved it. Gwen is easy to work with and can create just about anything from a picture.

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jennifercleary1254
Wedding: 5/24/2014
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Beautiful, delicious cake posted 6/9/2014

Gwen did a wonderful job on our wedding cake! It was beautiful and our guests keep talking about how delicious it was. Gwen was very easy to work with and would recommend her to anyone.

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aileenmerin
Wedding: 9/28/2013
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Great Taste, Great Price posted 10/15/2013

Gwen was easy to work with and produced beautiful cupcakes with amazing flavor. Moist, consistent, awesomely yummy.

We asked her to do a decorated cake round on the top, and I will say that piping / drawing is NOT her strong point. I'm sure she's great with floral frosting designs, but I do NOT recommend her for script / drawing.

If you're looking for a to-die-for delicious cake without a lot of fussy decorating, Gwen is AWESOME and I'm sure her price is hard to beat. Give her a try!

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hkrolik
Wedding: 7/6/2013
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cake posted 8/4/2013

Gwen was nice but she didn't make the cake the way she said she would. I was disappointing but it was a beautiful wedding day regardless!

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FutureMorris11
Wedding: 5/11/2013
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Delicious! posted 6/10/2013

WOW! I was so, so impressed. Not only are Gwen's cakes amazing and delicious her professionalism and quality are something you rarely find. Pricing was unbeatable for what you get. She stays away from the typical tasting cakes and gives you 5-star quality. So many cake flavors and she was willing to work with me in all ways. The cake was beautiful and even better than I could've imagined. So happy!

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abraunz
Wedding: 5/11/2013
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sooooooooooo yummy! posted 5/30/2013

I've had Gwen's cakes at several events, and our wedding cake lived up to the high standard. The taste was amazing and it looked great. She also did an awesome job arranging our cake topper and the flowers our florist provided.

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Ckknope
Wedding: 4/27/2013
Great job posted 3/18/2013

Thanks Gwen, everyone loved you cakes!

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melatuck
Wedding: 9/23/2012
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Gwen is a true artist in her skill! I met with Gwen for a cake tasting and initial consultation and her cake was out of this world! The frosting was unlike any other that I had tried and just knocked it out of the park for me. Gwen was very pleasant, professional and helpful. From what I found doing research around my area she was the most reasonable as well. Gwen was able to take my numerous pictures of different cakes that I liked and came up with my PERFECT wedding cake. It was absolutely beautiful and I couldn't have asked for anything better. And, OH MY GOSH, was it ever delicious! I think the first thing out of everyone’s mouth who was at the wedding who saw me after was, " That cake was so beautiful and delicious!" I think I've heard more about the cake than anything else that was at the wedding!
Thank you Gwen for making my dream cake come true!

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mckenna1212
Wedding: 8/4/2012
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Great Value posted 9/15/2012

We were overall satisfied with our cake from Gwen's. She was very easy to work with and the cake was absolutely gorgeous. We loved her cake when we had samples at our tasting, but were a little disappointed on the wedding day. It was still very good, but the half of the cake that was supposed to be bavarian cream and strawberries seemed to have very few strawberries and just wasn't quite as moist as when we tasted it. She is very well priced, though. This is definitely the way to get the most value for your money.

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Megant04
Wedding: 8/4/2012
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yummy! posted 8/30/2012

Great cake!

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kristinanpepe
Wedding: 7/21/2012
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Best wedding cake ever! posted 8/7/2012

Gwen is the nicest person. She works from her home and is very professional. I was able to taste the cakes beforehand. She is also the most reasonable baker I found at $2.5 a piece. I got so many compliments on the cake after the wedding!

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janitta1987
Wedding: 6/23/2012
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Best Cake posted 7/10/2012

I had a 5 tier cake with a different flavor in each tier. The cake was mouth watering good. Great Baker!

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kendraME
Wedding: 5/4/2012
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perfection! posted 5/21/2012

Gwen was so fun and easy to work with. We waited way to long before finding a baker, but when we met Gwen (two months before the wedding) She was more than willing to help. We had a delicious tasting. Her prices were very reasonable. The day of the wedding she came and set everything up with ease. And most importantly, the cake was delicious! Our guests are still talking about how amazing it was. We can't wait to eat our anniversary cake!

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kager8
Wedding: 1/14/2012
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Beautiful Work! posted 1/31/2012

She did absolutely beautiful work and it tasted even better! The cake was EXACTLY what I was dreaming of and it turned out beautiful! Great pricing as well for a 5 tired cake!

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smch79
Wedding: 9/17/2011
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The Ann Arbor area has a tradition of great food. Also, my grandmother used to make wedding cakes for a living, so I my expectations for the cake were high. Our wedding cake was absolutely beautiful. It felt like it represented our event perfectly, and most importantly, it was the best cake I have ever tasted (sorry Grandma!). The frosting melted in my mouth without being too sweet, and we had the freedom to customize the flavor of each layer so everyone got their favorite combination. It was everyone's favorite cake. It was also very reasonably priced.

Gwen's professionalism, her patience, her obvious joy with what she does, her willingness to make us part of the process, and her attention to detail made all of the cake related duties my favorite part of wedding planning, which if you're a cake lover, is as it should be!

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rickandbridget
Wedding: 7/29/2011

Our wedding cake was everything that we had hoped and imagined it would be. We took a picture of a cake in to Gwen, and she recreated it beautifully. Not only was it gorgeous, but it was delicious as well! It was so moist, and the filling was so tasty. Everyone was talking about how good the cake was. Gwen does an exceptional job without charging an arm and a leg. We're excited for our first anniversary cake, that she includes for free!

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We specialize in creating wedding cakes and other special event cakes. We are a small business, personally caring about each wedding cake, are flexible to work with, and reasonably priced. We will work with you and provide an elegant wedding cake. A free 1st anniversary cake is provided.


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