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Bites From Our Blog...

Hot And Rising – Shawn Walker-Smith’s Tart! Bakery

So many tasties to eat, so little time!

Welcome to a new recurring segment of Oakland Bakes’ blog – Hot and Rising – wherein we’ll be chatting with and learning about the newest, best and brightest food makers and bakers Oakland has to offer and whom you should really know. I honestly couldn’t ask for a better first interview than the one I had with Tart! Bakery’s […]

Bake Your Cake And Eat It Too – A Birthday Post

I made my cake and ate it, too.

I have to guess that most bakers, both professional and home-enthusiast, are faced with the same birthday cake conundrum each year: Friends and family members shy away from making that quintessential dessert for their favorite baker, either due to the assumption that they’d never want a cake at all after enduring a constant barrage of daily baking, or […]