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Saturday
Jun152013

Batter Chatter: Citi of Sweets, North Carolina

Citi of Sweets

Oh, hi. You know what kind of city I love? One made of sweets. That's sort of the idea behind Citi of Sweets, a boutique baking business which specializes in homemade treats like whoopie pies, cake truffles, and other decadent goodies. 

Now, it's exciting to share this business with you for two reasons: one, it's always fun to discover a new baking business. Two, they're offering a giveaway! See the bottom of this post for how to enter. 

Please describe your business in 6 words or less? Non-traditional, sweet, fun, creative, challenging and friendly.

Citi of Sweets

What's your personal favorite item on your menu? Ayesha: whoopie pies(strawberry with buttercream) Chanel: Cookies N Cream cake truffles

What made you take the jump from amateur to professional baking? Chanel:It started as just something i wanted to try and i asked my best friend ayesha to help me experiment and it turned out horrible at first the cake was just not staying on the sticks and it was just a chocolate disaster so we left it alone and then we ended up trying again a month or so later and we were way better at it and we started doing them more and getting better and better with practice and time. We then came up with our name and menu and we've been baking ever since we started with our co-workers at our job and we haven't had a bad complaint ever in 2 years. We like being creative and making our customers happy.

What's the best thing to happen to you in the past 48 hours? We went grocery shopping to get more supplies to make more sweets!

Citi of Sweets

Cake or Pie? Cake

If you had to wear one pair of shoes for the rest of my life what would they be? Chanel: Purple Fuzzy Slippers Ayesha: Angry Birds Slippers

What's your favorite non-sweet food? Ayesha: hot wings Chanel: fries

What quality do you most value in others? Honesty

What is your biggest dream? Our biggest dream is to have Citi of Sweets all across the world.

Citi of Sweets

What's your next hope for your business? to open our first storefront in Charlotte.

Now... back to that giveaway! Here's what two lucky winners will receive: 2 Cake Pop Samplers Dozens one to each winner. They will be available for pick up, or shipping. The flavors will be (3) trrriple threat(chocolate) (3) butter pecan, (3) cookies n cream and (3) french vanilla.

Yum! So how to enter? It's easy. Just do this:

1. Simply "like" Citi of Sweets on Facebook or follow them on Twitter

2. Leave a comment on this post (don't worry if it doesn't show up right away, moderation is enabled!) stating your favorite flavor of cake.

I'll choose a winner at random 1 week from today (Saturday, June 23, 12pm PST). To ensure fresh tastiness of the prize, we're only going to allow US entrants on this particular giveaway!

For more, check 'em out online: Citi of Sweets

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Reader Comments (7)

So excited to see you feature someone from my hometown - Charlotte, the Queen City! I'm in Raleigh now but consider Charlotte home.

But you don't want to hear about that, you want to know what my favorite cake flavor is. I can't help but be predictable - chocolate all the way! However, so long as the cake is good, I'm not that picky. But it has to be worth the calories so no matter the flavor, if it's delicious, I will eat it.
June 15 | Unregistered CommenterStephanie
My favorite flavor of cake is red velvet!
June 15 | Unregistered CommenterJacqui
It's hard to choose just one favorite but I think that would have to be burnt sugar cake with browned butter icing.
June 16 | Unregistered CommenterGina
Carrot cake! or German Chocolate! or...too many!
June 16 | Unregistered CommenterTeri
Lemon, with lemon curd filling. YummO
June 16 | Unregistered CommenterMallory
My favorite cake flavor is definitely the tried and true chocolate! :)
June 20 | Unregistered CommenterRacheal
my favorite cake is one i remember from childhood.. 2 layer white cake, frosted with cool whip, i believe.. and the center had fresh sliced bananas... simple, easy, lovely.. now i could be wrong.. but that is what i remember... and it was a special treat when that cake was made.. oh boy!
June 26 | Unregistered CommenterJani

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