My Sweet, sweet success!

Sweet, sweet success Hartley woman growing at-home baking business September 9, 2021 NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL-NEWS Lauri’s Cakes owner Lauri Myers has seen her home-based business grow over the last few years. A homegrown cake and cupcake business is starting to get its legs in Hartley. With the promise of “quality cakes for a little dough,” Lauri’s…

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New Book!!

Ok I have to spill the beans here! I went ahead and ordered a book with the majority of my recent cakes! So in the future that I can display them for others to look at when I have a table set up somewhere, like this past summer during Hartley’s Summer Celebration event that is…

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It’s Autumn 2021!!

It’s now the middle of September and for me, the beginning of the Autumn cake & cupcake flavors to start the “holiday” season. Sure that sounds crazy to some, but for a home baker like myself, it means being creative with flavors we associate with fall, say like pumpkin. Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese icing…

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Learning a new technique in making cakes

Ok so this isn’t exactly new to some, but for me it is. Years ago (like back in 2009) I tried to work with fondant. I didn’t like it. Now after talking with my favorite mentor Bo Hons   I learned to work with fondant again. I surprised myself! A customer asked for a special cake…

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A lotta Tardis chocolate!

I have a friend who’s family is Dr. Who fans, in case you don’t know who Dr. Who is, well this is a summary; He’s a time-traveling alien from the planet Gallifrey. He makes his way through all of space and time in a spaceship/time machine shaped like a British police box (think of a blue…

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How long does it take to make a wedding cake?

I have made some changes since the Covid-19 pandemic began in early 2020. I used to meet in person according to the customer schedules. I have a contract that I go through where myself and the customer signs. It’s really hard to make certain colors of icing so I don’t guarantee the exact color but…

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Week of October 14, 2020

I just want to make sure everyone knows that I am not available for taking orders or meeting with potential clients due to a knee surgery that I will be having. I will return to taking orders and meeting with clients the following week!! Thank you!

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Chocolate Drip Cake

I couldn’t believe I took on a fun task! Ok that’s kind of an exaggeration….it was different for me. Normally I stick to the usual because that’s what a majority of the people wanting a cake or cupcake want. I decided to give this a try! A Chocolate drip cake! I’ve seen so many others…

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Branching out??

Ok I thought I’d try something new for me. A carved cake. I have never made a cake like this. I know it’s awful!! I don’t know if I should cry, be scared or laugh….but laughter seems to have won out!     Baby Shark is my granddaughter’s favorite thing right now. So…I thought I’d…

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