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Flavors of Saint Patrick’s Day

Enjoy all of your favorite Irish-themed sweets with us at Sugarland on Saint Patrick’s Day!


Here is our cupcake menu for

Saint Patrick’s Day

Order Your Holiday Sweets Today!

What’s the turkey without the Mascarpone Cheesecake, Maple Buttermilk or Apple Pie dessert?

Check out our sweet Thanksgiving Holiday Menu below!

Thanksgiving 2015 Menu

Don’t delay order today!

We’ve Got Fall Fever

Fall Fever Sign

Pumpkin is here, but will be gone before you know it!

Don’t delay! Come in today before our pumpkin treats are all gone.

Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins is a delicious pumpkin streusel cake with a cream cheese filling and maple buttercream topped with a white chocolate leaf.

Pumpkin Cream Pie

This Pumpkin Cream Pie is a weekend exclusive. It is perfect to share on a date night with your sweetie. Made with a fresh pumpkin and vanilla cream, topped with spiced whipped cream and candied pecans, it is sure to delight..

Pumpkin Latte

Warm up with a freshly prepared Pumpkin Spice Latte made with our homemade pumpkin coffee cream!

Pumpkin Latte Cupcake

Our Pumpkin Latte cupcake features a vanilla with cinnamon cake and pumpkin pastry cream filling, making it a perfect pairing with your latte.

To find out when we are making your favorite fall flavors, check out our Du Jour menu.

High Protein, Ebola, and Global Warming. Oh my!

High Protein, Ebola, and Global Warming…

(guest post by Katrina Ryan, executive chef)

So, I bet you never thought you’d see a blog title like that on your favorite bakery’s website.

2014 was a tough year for cake. Americans spent over 2 billion dollars on Greek yogurt, which gives cupcakes a little bit of a complex, since they don’t feel like your favorite treat anymore. Add to that every cup of the high protein, lower sugar snack uses 5 times as much milk to produce as traditional yogurt. “So what?” you ask…Butter, that’s what. Here at Sugarland, our butter bill has always been more than the rent on the Chapel Hill store, but in 2014 butter prices very nearly doubled due to the amount of milk being used by Greek yogurt manufacturers. Since we never use any funny fats, that’s a lot of extra butter budget.

And if that weren’t enough, globally, the tsunami in the Indian Ocean wiped out about a 1/3 of the worlds vanilla plantations, sending vanilla bean prices up by 64%, and the increase is doubling each month. Prices went up 12% from October to December. Ebola in Africa is killing large amounts of the worldwide chocolate supply (or more specifically, the people who harvest cocoa beans), and chocolate prices are expected to more than double this year.

We work very hard to keep our prices at a point that Sugarland is an amazing wedding value. Rather than cheapen our ingredients or cut corners, after looking at the math, we are announcing our first price increase since 2011. Weddings booked after January 20th will be subject to 20% price increase, meaning our wedding package prices will start at $6 per guest.

We still have 3 spots left in our tasting this Sunday afternoon if you’d like to get ahead and guarantee 2014 prices. Likewise, if you’ve been to see us for a tasting or consultation, by calling us and giving us your wedding deposit by the end of the day on the 20th, we will honor our 2014 pricing as well.

We hate, hate, hate having to start the year with such a buzzkill, so PLEASE take us up on the 2014 pricing offer if you can.

Perfect Last Minute Gift Ideas!

Looking for some last minute gift ideas? Have no fear, we’ve got you covered! Whether you’ve met someone new who deserves a great gift or the holidays just snuck up on you, we have something perfect to please everyone on your list. Come on by today to pick up one of these great last minute gifts!

Sugarland Hot Chocolate KitThe chocolate lover in your life is going to love this Hot Chocolate Kit for $34.95! With three flavors of our gourmet hot chocolate and a tin of our homemade marshmallows, this is the perfect gift give someone who loves to curl up with a nice hot chocolate during the holidays!

Gift Cupcakes from SugarlandYou can’t go wrong with a gift box of our tasty holiday cupcakes! We have over a dozen flavors to choose from and will wrap them up in a fancy box for only $18.95!

Sugarland Hot Chocolate MugOur gourmet hot chocolate and homemade marshmallows wrapped up in a Sugarland mug make a perfect teacher or secret santa gift! A hot chocolate mug is only $12.95 and is an adorable way to say Happy Holidays!

Sugarland Homemade JamOur homemade jams are delicious and make a great gift! They’re half off right now at $3.50, so why not grab all your favorite flavors?

Sugardough Last Minute Gift Ideas SugarlandWe’ve also got our Sugardough! These pretty little boxes have four tokens that are good for one pastry or beverage each, and at $15 are a great stocking stuffer! Gift someone with the choice to pick out whatever tasty treat they’d like!

Cake Stands by Redbone BoutiqueWe’re featuring these gorgeous hand made cake stands from Redbone Boutique! They’re handmade from vintage glass and are simply beautiful! From $9.99-$49.99, there are different options for whomever you want to give one to!

Sugarland PieMergency KitThese Pie-Mergency Kits are also a great hostess gift! They include a crust, pie filling, and Fiestaware pie pan. It’s everything you need to make a perfect pie without the mess, for only $34.95!

‘Tis the Season of Eggnog Martini

Happy Tuesday Boozeday! Let’s put a spin on a traditional holiday favorite- add gelato and alcohol! Our frozen Eggnog Martini is just the right drink for this holiday season! Whether you’re celebrating with friends and family or trying to take a break from the holiday madness, you need the Noggitini. If you’re feeling adventurous, take home a quart of gelato and then check out the recipe below to make this delicious martini at home! If not, just come on by the Chapel Hill store and we’ll whip one up for you!

Sugarland Eggnog Martini

Eggnog Martini (Noggitini)

Eggnog Gelato
1 oz of Mystic Bourbon
1 oz of Half & Half
Nutmeg

Blend it up, kick back, and enjoy a tasty and festive holiday drink!

 

 

 

 

For Goodness Cakes!

You can’t have a party without cake, and these sugar masterpieces are all show stoppers! Feast your eyes on these fantastic groom’s cakes, birthday cakes, and just plain awesome cakes. If you’re looking for a little inspiration, already planning your celebration, or just kicking back and enjoying some sweet creations, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for here! We love to hear what you think, so let us know which one is your favorite!

North Carolina Panthers Grooms Cake Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HillA Panthers logo made out of fondant makes for a great Groom’s cake!

Hollywood Movie Groom's Cake Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HillWill and Emily had a Hollywood film cake that stole the show!

Tardis Grooms Cake Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HillCalling all Whovians! The Tardis is waiting, and it’s bigger on the inside!

Football Field Groom's Cake Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HillWe’ve done several of these football field cakes, because what’s more awesome than an edible helmet?

Dream Birthday Cake Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HillBecause we’re all dreaming of eating cake!

Poker Casino Cake Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HIllNo, those aren’t really cards and poker chips! You can nibble on these while throwing down in a round of Texas Hold ‘Em!

Our New Cupcake-Psychedelic Peach!

Psychedelic Peach Cupcake from Sugarland Raleigh Chapel HillIntroducing- Psychedelic Peach! This groovy cupcake is here to please your peachy taste buds. It’s made with a fresh and tasty peach cake, filled with our orange and peach curd filling, and iced with a peach buttercream. We topped it with some peach boba pearls, which are a delicious explosion of peach yumminess!

Make sure you come in on Fridays this month to try out our awesome new cupcake! You can check out the other cupcakes for this month on our Cupcake Du Jour menu, or swing by our Pinterest to see full descriptions of all our cupcakes!

The Final Four in the Great Cake-Off

Having given up completely on my ACC bracket, I can turn my attention to my much more successful Great Cake-Off bracket! This week begins the Final Four of the Great Cake-Off, and we’re down to the four best cakes picked by you! There have been some close matches, with neck-and-neck pinning, and a clear favorite by all. [Read more…]

Tuesday Boozeday- Frozen Mango Martini

This week we thought we’d share the frozen martini featured on last Friday’s My Carolina Today for a fabulous Mango Martini.  It’s bright, refreshing and wonderfully summery!  Check out the video or just skip to the recipe below.  Happy blending!

Recipe for Sugarland's Frozen Mango Martini

Summer in a glass!

Sugarland Frozen Mango Martini

Ingredients:

3 oz. Mango Gelato
2 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Mango Liqueur
1.5 oz. Orange Juice

Mix it all up and enjoy!  Don’t forget to join our Girl’s Night Out club and get a free cupcake when you buy a frozen martini or glass of wine Tuesday-Thursday.  Just sign up in the store!