Posts tagged "Bleeding Heart Bakery"

The five best cupcakes in Chicago

The five best cupcakes in Chicago
         An array of cupcake bakeries have sprouted up throughout the city, and traditional neighborhood bakeries are starting to take these mini-cakes much more seriously. Plus, every month, it seems as if a new reality show on cupcakes and their bakers is debuting on some cable television network.     I think the cupcake craze is here to... Read more »

The weirdest wedding cake ever

Cake with bride & groom in front of London phone booth by TipsyCake bakery.
No, it’s not exactly the royal wedding cake.  In fact, at first glance, it looks like the couple who ordered this cake are not headed for wedded bliss. I mean, take a look at the detail: the chain saw and all the blood and the severed heads and limbs. Turns out, the real bride and groom are fans of zombie movies... Read more »

What bakeries do with their leftovers

  Haven’t you always wondered what bakeries do with their leftovers? You can bet it’s crossed my mind a time or two. That’s why I made it my mission to find out.   I learned that there isn’t much waste in most bakeries, and there is some recycling of products going on. Day-old bread is often used to make... Read more »
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Cakes and Cadillac mix at Chicago Auto Show

The Bleeding Heart team.
  Winning cake from Bleeding Heart Bakery. Cars and cake may seem like an unlikely pairing, but just before the opening of the Chicago Auto Show, Cadillac hosted the Cadillac of Cakes competition.  Three Chicago bakeries: TipsyCake, Bleeding Heart and Roeser’s constructed cakes around the theme “Cadillac. The new standard of the world.”  Baking industry and “celebrity” judges picked Bleeding... Read more »