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Not So Plain Vanilla

Not So Plain Vanilla

NOT SO PLAIN VANILLA Vanilla is an incredibly powerful ingredient that most of us use all the time. If you’re anything like us, your vanilla is one of the most used ingredients in your kitchen. Vanilla extract goes into your chocolate chip cookies, and perhaps you scrape a vanilla bean for...

Cupid Shops at Ashley’s

Cupid Shops at Ashley’s

Cupid Shops at Ashley’s! Love is in the air! With Valentine’s Day just around the corner we’re filling our shop with festive cookies, cakes cupcakes and pops. With an extra dose of love…the most important ingredient of course…in all of our Valentine’s treats, you can’t go wrong!...

5 Touchdown Dessert Ideas

5 Touchdown Dessert Ideas

5 Touchdown Dessert Ideas With the Super Bowl just around the corner, it’s time to start planning your game day menu. Since most of your guests will want to eat while watching the game (and commercials, of course), make sure to have plenty of finger foods on hand. You may even want to set up a...

2015 Wedding Cake Tips

2015 Wedding Cake Tips

2015 Wedding Cake Tips If you got engaged over the holidays and you’re likely wasting no time getting down to business with planning your big day. First of all, congratulations on your engagement! You probably already have visions of save-the-dates, designer dresses, floral arrangements, color...

8 Resolutions for the Novice Baker

8 Resolutions for the Novice Baker

8 Resolutions for the Novice Baker There’s no doubt the explosion of baking shows over the last decade has inspired many of us to dust off our aprons and try our hand at baking. There’s just one problem, it always looks so much easier on TV where cupcakes never burn, cookies are always the...

Our Top 5 Holiday Favorites

Our Top 5 Holiday Favorites

Our Top 5 Favorite Holiday Favorites The holidays are a time filled with family, friends, and of course, food. For most of us, this is one of our most favorite times of year to indulge our sweet tooth. We don’t know about you, but we look forward to the holiday season all year long. There’s...

10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Baking

10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Baking

10 Tips for Stress-Free Holiday Baking We’ve all been there with powdered sugar up to our eyeballs, oven timers going off, sprinkles spilling on the floor and the company knocking at the door. You started out with the best intentions to bless your family and friends with all their favorite...

7 Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Pie

7 Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Pie

7 Tips for the Perfect Pumpkin Pie Fall is one of our favorite times of year. With the colorful leaves, the crisp refreshing air, and the sights and sounds of the holidays popping up, there’s a lot to love. If you are anything like us, as soon as we turn the calendar over to November 1, we...

Connect with a Veteran

Connect with a Veteran

Connect with a Veteran With Veterans Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you can honor a veteran in your life. It’s the service of veterans throughout our history that has ensured the freedoms we enjoy today. Veteran’s Day is a great opportunity to slow down...

5 Tricks for the Perfect Halloween Treats

5 Tricks for the Perfect Halloween Treats

5 Tricks for the Perfect Halloween Treats With Halloween quickly approaching, you’re sure to notice the grocery store aisles lined with candy and costumes. As you begin to get busy with all the festivities, don’t forget to schedule in time to make some homemade Halloween treats with your...

The Perfect Rolled Sugar Cookies

The Perfect Rolled Sugar Cookies

THE PERFECT ROLLED SUGAR COOKIES With Halloween just around the corner, it's time to fire up your oven for homemade Halloween treats.  Decorated cookies are always a favorite this time of year and cute new ideas are popping up on Pinterest every day.  There's only one problem,...

Welcome

Welcome

WELCOME to our bakery where we have been serving up fresh-baked goodness since 1982. Nothing warms our hearts like putting a smile on your face with delicious baked goods. Here we hope to share tips, tricks and trends straight from our bakery to your kitchen. We welcome your comments, feedback...