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Join us at Sugarland for the Easter season! From carrot macarons to Easter basket cupcakes, enjoy treats that make you want to say, Hoppy Easter!

 

 

 

 

 

It’s time for Graduation Cake!!

Sugarland Graduation Cake Raleigh Chapel HillAs your favorite student starts thinking about finals and exams, it’s time for you to start thinking about celebrating their years of hard work! And what better way to celebrate than with a special cake just for them? We can make cakes for any school, whether it’s college or high school, that will perfectly reflect the graduate!

And now it’s easier than ever to order your graduation cake! For the first time ever last year, we had an online store to make ordering your cake quick and easy. We’ve simplified it even more this year, so now ordering is a piece of cake! Head on over to the graduation store to get your order started. There you’ll find different sizes, colors, designs, and logos to create the perfect cake!

If you have any questions, give us a call at (919) 835-2100 and we’d be happy to chat with you about your order!

It’s been a great year, Sugarfans!

As we wrap up another great year, we’ve decided to take a quick look back at some of our favorite happenings in 2014.  In case you missed out, here’s what we’ve been up to (Besides, of course, making thousands of cakes, cupcakes, and fresh pastries!):

Sugarland 2014

We were nominated for 7 awards in the Indy Best of the Triangle– Best Bakery, Best Cupcake, Best Desserts, Best Frozen Desserts, Best Pie, and Best Place for a Blind Date in both Orange/Chatham and Wake counties. That was all thanks to you, our sugar fans, sharing all the Sugarland love!

We also won The Knot “Best of Weddings” Award for 2015! Once again, we’ve had the privilege of working with the most wonderful couples in the Triangle and are so grateful for all the kind words you shared about your experiences with us!

Through our Charity of the Month program and donations, we’ve given more than $3000 to several wonderful local charities this year.  We’ve gotten to work with the Duke Lemur Center, the Carolina Tiger Rescue, The Boys and Girls Club, the Movember Foundation, Kidzu Children’s Museum in Chapel Hill, and so many small and large groups to make 2014 a little sweeter!

We hosted our first ever March Madness- Great Cake Off! Starting with 64 cakes on our Pinterest board, and over 100 participants, you all pinned and liked until we had narrowed it down to one winning cake!

There have been so many other funs times this year and great moments that we’re grateful to have gotten to share with you!  We can’t wait to see what 2015 holds for us and all our lovely Sugarfans!

What was your most memorable moment this year?

 

The Angel Tree is Back!

Angel Tree at SugarlandCan’t get enough holiday shopping? Pick up an extra present for a sweet boy or girl on our Angel Tree!

You, our Sugar Fans, blow us away every year with your generosity and we’re proud to say that we have managed to collect gifts for every child for the past two years!  Help us carry on the tradition and come pick out a tag, or several, and bring a little Christmas joy to a few more families this year!

Here’s how it works: Come in to Sugarland in Cameron Village and choose a tag on the angel tree. The tag will have one child’s information and what they want this year for Christmas. Then go out and get your gift! Bring it back to Sugarland by December 18th, unwrapped and with the receipt. We’ll check your tag back in, and reward you for your good deed with a four pack of cupcakes on us!

We know there’s no reward quite like knowing you’ve made a difference in a child’s life. But we also think you deserve some cupcakes! So why not get the best of both worlds? Give a child the gift of a happy holiday, and enjoy some tasty treats while you’re at it!

 

If you’re in the Chapel Hill area and looking to give a little this year, stay tuned!  We have the purr-fect opportunity planned for the Franklin St. store coming next week!

Fall Favorites and Thanksgiving Treats!

Fall is finally here and you know what that means…pumpkin everything! It’s time for boots, scarves, and some of our favorite treats all year! From pumpkin cheesecake, cupcakes, and gelato to warm Pumpkin Pie Lattes and even our seasonal Pumpkin Pie Spice frozen martini in Chapel Hill, we’ve got your pumpkin cravings covered!

If you’re over the whole pumpkin thing, or maybe just feeling a little more adventurous, try one of our other new seasonal cupcakes! We have Caramel Cardamom Chai, Sweet Potato Casserole, and Hocus Pocus all new on the menu this month along with old favorites like Apple Cobbler and Ginger Fig. Don’t forget, you can always stay updated on all our new cupcake flavors over on Pinterest! New or old, you can find out which days we’ll have your favorite cupcakes in the case on our Du Jour Menu.

Fall Cupcakes

If you’re looking for some sweet desserts for Thanksgiving but don’t have time, save yourself the headache and let us provide the treats! You can check out our Thanksgiving menu here. Give us a call or email us to order your Thanksgiving desserts before orders close Monday, November 24th!

Fall Desserts Sugarland Raleigh Chapel Hill


The Hopeless Romantic’s Guide to the Perfect Valentine’s Day

Valentine's Day Desserts Sugarland Raleigh Chapel Hill

Now I’m sure you had the perfect Valentine’s Day evening already planned, and it was just ruined by all this snow, right? Well don’t worry, I’ve got a perfect backup plan for you that is sure to impress your special someone! I’ve broken Valentine’s Day down into five easy steps that will make sure your sweetie has the perfect, romantic evening.  [Read more…]

Valentine’s Day Kinda Sucks. We’re Here to Make it Better.

It’s a super stressful day whether you’re in a relationship or not.  Whether you’re saddled with trying to figure out the perfect date (and desperately trying to get reservations anywhere) or you are celebrating “Singles Awareness Day” with a bottle of wine, it’s not a day known for bringing joy to everyone.

Don’t get me wrong.  I love a day that applauds great relationships and give you an excuse to spoil your partner.  And I’m not one to get caught up in the “you should show your partner how much you love them everyday of the year” grumpiness.  But I do appreciate an opportunity to celebrate in a low-key way that doesn’t cost a fortune. [Read more…]

Awesome things you might have missed in 2013

We’ve had an awesome year with all our sugar friends!  As 2013 winds down, we thought it would be a great time to share some of our favorite bits (and cakes) that you might’ve missed!

2013 at Sugarland [Read more…]

11 Stocking Stuffers for $15 or Less!

Here, we’ve come up with eleven perfect stocking stuffers all for $15 or less!  These are adorable sweet treats everyone on your list is sure to love and at an average of less than $7, they promise to be sweet on your budget too!

Decorated Christmas cookies are sweet stocking stuffers!

Try these sweet decorated cookies for just $3.89 [Read more…]

8 Tasty Gifts Under $25

For those of you still searching for that perfect gift, we’re here to give you a little help.  We’ve come up with eight great gift ideas under $25 that are sure to please anyone on your list!  Looking for something a little smaller?  Stay tuned for our guide to the best stocking stuffers under $10 on Friday!

All of these gift ideas are shown a la carte, but we’re happy to take all the work out of it and package them up into a sweet cellophane gift basket ready to be delivered for just $10!

Check out this delicious holiday gift with salted chocolate caramels, a cute penguin pop, and polar bear sugar cookie; all homemade at Sugarland Raleigh and Chapel Hill!1. This one is perfect for Mom!  With hand-made salted caramels in milk and dark chocolate ($10.95) plus a sweet penguin truffle pop ($4.95) and an adorable decorated sugar cookie ($3.89)!  This gift is just the right blend of cute, tasty and elegant.  Any lady would be lucky to get one of these baskets! [Read more…]