Circo's Pastry Shop BlogBrooklyn's Beautiful Custom Graduation Cakes
by mark anthony at 2014-05-13 14:10:00
So your kid’s graduating, from college or high school, this spring! Years of hard work and studying went into this day, and now they get to celebrate! This is an important rite of passage. That’s why its important to go all out to commemorate the tremendous gain your child has achieved. The best way to do this is by adding a unique flair to the traditional graduation party. Celebrate all your grad's accomplishments with a customized fondant graduation cake!
They put in a lot of work, especially during those all nighters. In the process they grew up. Whether your kid is graduating from high school, university, trade school, or any other institution, we have the culinary confection for any tastes! Graduation is a momentous occasion, and a delectable fondant cake will make it that much better. Choose from a variety of fillings, flavors, and styles, when you come to the family run business at Circo's in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn.
We have a special fondant cake just for your graduate: topped off with mortar and tassel, an edible diploma and scroll with “Class of 2012” printed on it in food coloring, and an edible “yearbook” with your high school or college’s insignia! Or, if you give us a picture, we could make for you a photo cake for your graduate, with her or his picture printed in food coloring, right on top! Or some combination of the two! Or maybe your graduate plans to attend college in the fall, and you want to show your pride and school spirit with a themed cake, sporting the colors of the intended university! Whatever it is that you want for your graduate, the fantastic Brooklyn bakers in our store will bring your thoughts to fruition and help you celebrate your loved one's graduation day.
So show your newly minted graduate that you’re proud and that you care. Give us a call, email us, or stop by our Bushwick Italian Bakery so you can add an exciting edible addition to that special day. We guarantee that your grad will love it, and wish them a big congratulations from all the bakers and employees at Circo's!
NYC’s Best Cannoli
by mark anthony at 2014-05-07 15:00:00
Way back when, Bushwick was home to a bustling Sicilian community. The venerable Circo’s Pastry Shop honors that past in every offering, from its miniature cheesecakes to its sfogliatelle to its amazing cannoli. Buttressed with cherries, sprinkled with powdered sugar, oozing tangy cream, the cannolo here is perhaps our favorite in the city. If you’re a true glutton, consider the Family Cannoli, a huge cannolo filled to bursting with about 50 mini cannoli.
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Best Wedding Cake Styles for Spring
by mark anthony at 2014-04-30 12:18:00
A wedding is a momentous occasion in anyone's life, and deserves to be marked with the perfect wedding cake. A wedding cake is a fantastic way to highlight the theme of love, and nothing says love better than the season of spring. If you are a resident of Brooklyn, and have recently gotten hitched, one of the things that you will inevitably start thinking about is the theme of your wedding cake.
Choosing the cake
Various pastry shops in Brooklyn can help you choose from a wide selection of wedding cakes, with different styles and themes. If you have scheduled for a spring wedding, make sure the cake you choose goes well with the spring theme. A truly remarkable wedding cake has everything to do with the little details. Spring is the season of bloom, so perhaps you may want to consider adding fruit or berry elements to your cake.
Selecting the colors
The interplay of colour on your wedding cake will also play a massive role in describing its theme. While traditional wedding cakes are mostly white, adding a touch of pink or lime green is an ideal way to spruce up both the wedding cake, and the occasion. Other bright colours that match the beauty of spring include yellow and orange.
You can also choose from an assortment of sugar graphics and floral elements. These kinds of elements are a classy way to signal the start of a new relationship. Finally, a wedding cake needs to go hand in hand with other desserts at your wedding. You can choose desert items like lavender-infused ice cream, spring berries and cherries, as ideal compliments to your cake.
Great Holiday Cakes for Easter
by mark anthony at 2014-04-16 12:33:00
Are you looking for Easter holiday cakes to share in your Brooklyn home? Creating a memorable Easter dessert is a desire for many Brooklyn homeowners who go out of their way to include cakes and cookies into their meal. Here are the top holiday cakes for this Easter.
The traditional choices
Nothing beats tradition when it comes to holiday cakes. A traditional and delicious white cake with simple white icing is often the best end to a hearty Easter meal. If you are excited by the prospects of the Easter bunny, you can enhance your holiday by baking a carrot cake.
Other traditional choices for Easter holiday cakes include macaroons, sandwich cookies, fruit tarts as well as pies and pound cake with berry compote. What’s more fun than baking a giant Easter egg cookie complete with your choice of toppings and ingredients to make it truly unique? You can also enjoy a classical Easter with hot cross buns, the hummingbird cakes filled with unique flavors of banana and pineapple.
In keeping with the joyous and happy time of Easter, you can include nutrition and care into your desserts. Who said holiday cakes have to be filled with sugary and unhealthy goodness. If you want to make healthier cakes, feel free to add low-fat ingredients as well as fresh fruits to give your Easter dessert a fresh and unique spin. If you are inclined to experimenting than sticking to traditions, a classic cinnamon roll topped with maple and coffee icing can add a new zing to your dinner table.
Why You Should Plan Your Wedding Cake in Advance
by mark anthony at 2014-03-05 11:00:00
The Need to Design Your Wedding Cake in Advance
Wedding is a special occasion and you need to plan several things in advance so that all things go smooth. And wedding cake is one thing that is an integral part of all weddings, which has to be got right. You do not want to worry about it at the last moment and face the disappointment of not getting one to your liking. Do not let the wedding cake be a sore point in your otherwise wonderful wedding that you will remember all your life.
Planning Your Wedding Cake in Brooklyn
It is vital that you set aside some time to decide the exact type of cake you want and the amount of money you are willing to spend on it. You could visit one of the well-reputed pastry shops in your area and scout through different flavors they offer. If you have a specific one in mind like strawberry, make that known to the baker. The next important thing is to decide the theme and design of your cake. Work with the baker, decide on a theme and ask him to build a cake around it. You should also work closely with the baker to get the design right.
Once you decide on a wedding cake or any other one of your likings, ask the baker if it can be directly delivered to the venue. A professional pastry shop will understand that you would have a lot of things on your mind during the wedding and oblige. Once you take care of all these aspects, wedding cake becomes one thing that you would not have to worry about.