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Bring a Sweet Treat to the Holidays

It’s a very special time of year. We take a break from our busy schedules and gather with loved ones to celebrate from our cozy homes as the cold winter arrives. The holiday season is a wonderful excuse to indulge in that extra tasty food you have been avoiding all year. It is also a time to give and receive gifts with the people you love most. Who said indulging in treats and gift giving were mutually exclusive?

Holiday Treats

Classic Cakes has some of the most deliciously amazing cakes at affordable prices. During the holidays, however, our gift cakes are a very popular item. We design these cakes to look like elegant stacks of presents, complete with bows, lace and colorful wrapping. They are just as tasty as they are beautiful. There is such a wide variety in our cake styles, flavors and filling options that our cakes will please even the pickiest of dessert eaters.

From the standard yellow cake with chocolate frosting to the deluxe pistachio cake with pumpkin frosting, Classic Cakes has it anything you could want in any combination. We also provide a wide range of custom flavors so you can take control of your holiday by designing your very own delicious dessert. We encourage you to create a gift that you know your family will enjoy. That kind of thoughtfulness is what the holiday season is all about.

Holiday Treats

Classic Cakes’ delicious, festive and affordable cakes are sure to make this holiday season one that you and your family will always remember. They are a sweet treat that combine the best aspects of the holidays – food, presents and the gathering of loved ones – meaning everyone will gather around your gift cake to get seconds. If you are interested in purchasing your very own gift cake to share with your loved ones, call Classic Cakes today at 317-844-6901.

The Minimalist Guide to Designing a Simple Wedding Cake

One of the most important pieces to a traditional wedding reception is the wedding cake. Whether the cake is extravagant or simple, it is going to be devoured by all of the reception-goers. Don’t forget, though, that next to the bride and groom, the wedding cake is one of the most photographed items at the… Continue Reading

It’s National Chocolate Cake Day!

The evolution of the “chocolate cake” is an interesting one with the most historically annotated account assembled by The Food Timeline. Initially, chocolate cake was a reference to cake that didn’t even include chocolate as an ingredient, rather it was cake consumed with a chocolate beverage. Later, yellow or spiced cakes were iced with a… Continue Reading

Re-Thinking Your Wedding Cake Topper

The wedding cake is one of the most important symbols of matrimony. Besides being glamorous and multi-tiered; they have the potential to become a creative and personal description of the bride and groom. But the cake isn’t just a decoration; they provide a functional and beautiful entertainment for the wedding guests. The wedding cake topper… Continue Reading

Fall Wedding Cakes

Do you have an autumn wedding coming up? Are you planning one for the 2015 fall season? Classic Cakes has the talent that you need to create the perfect wedding cake. Our fall inspired cakes are gloriously decorated and bursting with flavor. Check out some of our tips for creating the perfect fall wedding cake… Continue Reading

The Magical Possibilities of Sculpted Cakes

There is nothing as delightful as seeing a birthday cake intricately shaped like a luxury purse, a set of jewels, an animal, or any other significant symbol that is personal to the birthday person. Sculpted cakes are edible works of art and decorative masterpieces that add so much to the party. The endless possibilities of… Continue Reading

The history of the Groom’s Cake and why you should have one [Photos]

Whoever said the wedding cake is strictly for the ladies was mistaken. While it is true that it’s rather difficult to get your spouse-to-be completely amped about the latticework and piping on your three-tiered wedding cake, when it comes to whether it’s going to be chocolate or vanilla, he may have more to say. Wedding… Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas – A Custom Cake & A Night In

Sweet and Thoughtful Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas Spending Valentine’s Day with your significant other doesn’t have to be an extravagant night out. You can still show how much you care, without going overboard- especially if the relationship is new and budding. Create a Valentine’s Date “in-a-box”! The first idea is to surprise your beau with… Continue Reading


We did a cake for Dianne’s quinceanera April 28, 2012.  A quinceanera is a celebration observed in many Latin countries marking the emergence of a girl into womanhood on her 15th birthday.  It combines a religious service and a big party and certain traditions are honored. The honored young lady has a court made up of… Continue Reading

Cakes for Corporate Events

Classic Cakes, Carmel IN, has done a number of cakes recently for companies having special functions.  A cake reflects a celebration of some sort…an special anniversary, a milestone in the company, recognizing some valuable employees, a signifigant birthday of an employee, or even a holiday party. A cake makes every occasion that much more special and a… Continue Reading


The Easter weekend is just around the corner! Easter this year falls on April 8th. How do you celebrate the day? Many families will gather together for Easter pageants at church, worship, dinner together, egg hunts, special treats and candy, special new clothes, and especially fun times with the children.  Make your weekend more memorable with a… Continue Reading


Teaching can be a thankless job. I know…I used to teach elementary school before cake decorating took over my life! Teachers are not just teachers, but they are counselors, advocates, protectors, motivators, encouragers, disciplinarians, mediators, role-setters, parents, nurses, coaches, and many other things to today’s children. Why don’t you consider letting your children’s teachers know… Continue Reading


We get asked about groom’s cakes often, because folks in the mid-west are not too sure of the role of a groom’s cake and if it is necessary at their wedding reception. The groom’s cake is a southern tradition that has gained popularity across the country. Back in “the days” the wedding cake was always… Continue Reading

Wedding Cakes for 2012!

So we are off to a good start for 2012! Wedding cakes, like clothing, cars, hair, etc., change styles yearly.  An experienced eye can look at a wedding cake and often guess very close to the year it was made. So that being said, what should one would look for this year? We are seeing BIG… Continue Reading


We got a phone call a couple of weeks ago from a young man.  The question…”Can you hide an engagement ring in a cake?”  We had actually done this several years ago, so we explained what we had previously done. He thought our plan would work and he came to the store. Matthew trustingly left… Continue Reading

Lucky Teacher!

We have a customer, Jennifer, who has ordered dozens of cakes from us for many occasions. One thing she does is order a very special cake for her children’s teachers on their birthday.  She finds out the teachers hobbies and interests, passes the information on to us, and lets us create a wonderful cake. I was… Continue Reading

Welcome to the Classic Cakes blog!

This is a new venture for us and we are very excited to share with you some of the happenings around Classic Cakes.  Our posts will vary from news about the store, photos of cakes we have done, some “how did we do that” stories, unique anctedotes about orders we have taken, and helpful advice.  We hope… Continue Reading