A Fun Guide to Making Perfect Chocolate Dipped Strawberries for Valentine’s Day

Hey there, sweethearts! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, let’s turn up the romance with a treat that never fails to impress – chocolate-dipped strawberries! Whether you’re planning a cozy date night or a bash with your besties, these goodies are a must. Join us on this easy-breezy journey to creating the most drool-worthy chocolate-dipped […]

How To Make A Unicorn Cupcake Cake in Just 9 Easy Steps

Hello Bakers! Whether you’re hosting a unicorn-themed birthday party, a whimsical get-together, or simply have a sweet tooth that’s in the mood for something enchanting, this Unicorn Cupcake Cake is the perfect treat to spread some sparkle. With just 9 easy steps, you can transform ordinary cupcakes into a magical masterpiece. No need to be […]

The Balancing Act: Top 5 Time Management Tips for Moms in the Baking Biz

Navigating the flavorful world of baking while mastering the art of motherhood is no piece of cake. If you’re a mom trying to perfect her macarons while keeping tiny hands from eating all the chocolate chips, this blog is your jam.  When I started Sinful Treats in 2009, I had a newborn and a toddler. […]

Choo! Choo!🚂 Our Polar Express Story!

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  We Keep Chugging Along!     A Memorable Magical Time! Did you ever wonder how I got “on track” with The Polar Express? In December of 2010, my oldest son was then 4 years old. My husband and I took him on the Polar Express. It’s this big event put on by the Railroad […]

Looking to Express Your Gratitude?

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  “…To Brand or Not to Brand…”Yes, but tastefully!    How Do You Choose? When thinking about giving a Corporate gift, what should you consider? Here are 3 tips to help you make your choices: Use the same thought process you would with other gifts. Is it thoughtful? Is it branded? Is it tasty? Okay, […]

Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest – Major Leagues!

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  Give Them Pumpkin to Talk About!We were part of the Major League…of Eating!   So, Pie Eating Contest This Thanksgiving? The year was 2014 and the Cosumnes Community Services District Giant Pumpkin Festival was gearing up to host another fun community event. What made this one different was the Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest! Major […]

4 Quick Tips to Order a Custom Cake

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Custom Cake Ordering 101Everything you need to know about ordering Custom Cakes   1. Buttercream vs. Fondant At Sinful Treats we prefer buttercream. Why? It tastes better and it’s not as expensive as fondant. We like to use fondant for decorating cakes instread of covering the whole cake with it. Doing it this way helps […]

Cake Disasters: Not All Cakes Come Out Pretty

A true story of what sometimes happen behind the scenes. When we post photos of our beautiful cakes online, you would think that everything in our kitchen is perfect and flawless. It’s not always the case. We’ve had our share of kitchen disasters over the years. Here’s one story that personally happened to me 2 […]

How One Small Business is Surviving the Pandemic

How One Small Business is Surviving the Pandemic I started Sinful Treats in 2009 at the peak of the recession. Everyone thought I was crazy to start a business at that time. I had one product to sell, some unknown Filipino pastry called Food for the Gods. No one knew what it was. I had to tell […]