The cake apparently was a big hit and word quickly circulated.Within a relatively short time Wendy had developed a cottage industry she called The Cake Lady and saw a steady stream of folks wanting cakes for all occasions showing up on her suburban Syracuse doorstep.Staci had the privilege to design an amazing cake for a family that had very different opinions about the type of cake that should be served at their son's bar mitzvah.Please note that I said “cakes.” For there were more than 100 of them — perfect little wedding cakes meant for two, gorgeously decorated confections created for a Bridezilla who believed all guests deserved their own personal wedding cake.“She saw it in a magazine and went to all the local bakeries but nobody wanted to take on the job,” Wendy explained with a laugh as we set about carefully boxing up the baby bridal cakes.Two years later, she made our own stunning wedding cake crowned by a bouquet of beautiful summer flowers for the rowdy lobster bake and reception we threw under a harvest moon on our forested hilltop in Maine. Over the next decade, as the schoolteacher, wife and part-time baker made cakes for every sort of occasion for friends, co-workers and relatives — rarely charging anything save for major wedding cakes — I was often pressed into service as the cake delivery man and general factotum.
The Cake Lady has been exceeding Treasure Coasters expectations with the highest standards in quality, taste and design from their cakes to their cake pops. With awards from Wedding Wire Couples Choice, Hometown News Reader's Choice and more!
By then she had deepened her considerable knowledge of cake-making by taking an advanced course in the craft and by devouring every classic and modern book she could find on the subject of making cakes.
One afternoon not long after my serious courtship of her commenced, I breezed into her kitchen and saw a large wicker basket filled with fresh-popped popcorn sitting on her kitchen counter.
Fort Pierce's Cake Lady, Staci Dunn has been Feature on Food Network's "Cake Hunters!
" The show is a design challenge between three bakeries.
Visit The Cake Lady Bakery located in Downtown Fort Pierce.