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A Slice of Life

Grand Prairie , TX
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Grand Prairie, TX 75052 US (map)

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817-467-9193

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ABOUT US

Recently I was informed that I was voted as one of The Knot ’s 2010 Best of Weddings! I could not be more excited about this award because it was completely selected by brides and... Read more
Recently I was informed that I was voted as one of The Knot ’s 2010 Best of Weddings! I could not be more excited about this award because it was completely selected by brides and grooms. A huge THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me as one of Dallas’ best wedding cake bakers! This is such an amazing honor!!You can see all of the Top Texas Vendors in The Knot: Texas Spring/Summer 2010 Magazine. Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Cookies, Cupcakes, Groom's Cake
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup, Pickup, Tastings
Do you provide customary cakes, such as Croquembouche?
No
Are you licensed by the state health department?
No

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Really LOVED LOVED LOVED our cake. Cristina is such as sweet person and we really enjoyed her services from start to finish. Our cake turned out exactly the way we wanted it and looked like the picture. The taste of the cake was soooo good. She came early to add the flowers on our cake and had a smile the whole time. We had great conversations with her and she made us feel like any brides should, special. Would recommend her anytime and will be using her again for other events!

~Two Happy Brides!
Really LOVED LOVED LOVED our cake. Cristina is such as sweet person and we really enjoyed her services from start to Read more...
Really LOVED LOVED LOVED our cake. Cristina is such as sweet person and we really enjoyed her services from start to finish. Our cake turned out exactly the way we wanted it and looked like the picture. The taste of the cake was soooo good. She came early to add the flowers on our cake and had a smile the whole time. We had great conversations with her and she made us feel like any brides should, special. Would recommend her anytime and will be using her again for other events!

~Two Happy Brides! Read less
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Stacey
Wedding:
4/13/2013
5.0/5.0
From the first time we met with Cristina, she was so nice and was determined to create the cake of our dreams. We were very specific about what we wanted our cakes to look like. She created a 4 layer cake with different flavors in every one for our wedding cake. The grooms cake was a 3D Oliver Tractor which she created perfectly from only a picture. We did a cake tasting and fell in love with many of her flavors, my favorite being the white chocolate with raspberry filling. When we cut into our cake at the wedding it was moist and full of flavor. She did an amazing job and everything was exactly the way we wanted it.
From the first time we met with Cristina, she was so nice and was determined to create the cake of our dreams. We were Read more...
From the first time we met with Cristina, she was so nice and was determined to create the cake of our dreams. We were very specific about what we wanted our cakes to look like. She created a 4 layer cake with different flavors in every one for our wedding cake. The grooms cake was a 3D Oliver Tractor which she created perfectly from only a picture. We did a cake tasting and fell in love with many of her flavors, my favorite being the white chocolate with raspberry filling. When we cut into our cake at the wedding it was moist and full of flavor. She did an amazing job and everything was exactly the way we wanted it. Read less
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A Slice of Life responded with the following comments:

Oh Stacey! Thank you so much for your kind words! It was my pleasure creating your cakes and was so glad I got to pop in and see you! I can't wait to see pictures, I know everything was amazing! And thank you for the referrals!

Many blessings to you & Clinton!!
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Stefani
Wedding:
9/29/2012
5.0/5.0
The cakes were beautiful. I showed Cristina a picture of what I wanted and she made it exactly like that. I didnt get to have any cake the night of the wedding, but the next day I tried some and it was delicious. Her prices are great and you get a ton of cake!
The cakes were beautiful. I showed Cristina a picture of what I wanted and she made it exactly like that. I didnt get to Read more...
The cakes were beautiful. I showed Cristina a picture of what I wanted and she made it exactly like that. I didnt get to have any cake the night of the wedding, but the next day I tried some and it was delicious. Her prices are great and you get a ton of cake! Read less
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JAMIE
Wedding:
11/13/2011
5.0/5.0
very quick response! The cakes are amazing and to fit any budget! We really enjoyed their work
very quick response! The cakes are amazing and to fit any budget! We really enjoyed their work
very quick response! The cakes are amazing and to fit any budget! We really enjoyed their work Read less
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Natalya
Wedding:
11/4/2011
5.0/5.0
Cristina was super friendly and convenient. We placed an order with her way ahead of time and her cake was delicious. I didn't really have any idea what I wanted and she helped us find exactly what we were looking for. She delivered and set up at our location without any problem and on top of that the cakes were GORGEOUS!! We got many compliments from everyone and I definitely plan on using her for other events in my life. Also, super affordable!
Cristina was super friendly and convenient. We placed an order with her way ahead of time and her cake was delicious. I Read more...
Cristina was super friendly and convenient. We placed an order with her way ahead of time and her cake was delicious. I didn't really have any idea what I wanted and she helped us find exactly what we were looking for. She delivered and set up at our location without any problem and on top of that the cakes were GORGEOUS!! We got many compliments from everyone and I definitely plan on using her for other events in my life. Also, super affordable! Read less
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Kimberly
Wedding:
10/1/2011
5.0/5.0
Cristina your cakes are amazing! Austin and I got to try 3 out of the 4 flavors and before we got to the 4th one it was gone!!! Everyone loved your cakes and they were absolutely beautiful! Thank you!
Cristina your cakes are amazing! Austin and I got to try 3 out of the 4 flavors and before we got to the 4th one it was Read more...
Cristina your cakes are amazing! Austin and I got to try 3 out of the 4 flavors and before we got to the 4th one it was gone!!! Everyone loved your cakes and they were absolutely beautiful! Thank you! Read less
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Angelica
Wedding:
8/6/2011
0.0/5.0
We met with at least five cake vendors before making our decision. We felt really positive about Christina and enjoyed the taste of her cakes. We provided her a picture of the cake we wanted (topsy turvy) and we signed the contract. The day of the wedding it was at least 104 degrees outside. From the pictures that were shown to me the cake looked like it was about to topple from the moment it arrived. The majority of the cake weight was placed on the thinnest part of the bottom layer. Before the reception began the cake fell over. NO ONE was able to view the cake (isn't that the reason we have wedding cakes on display?) Christina returned to the venue and tried to preserve what was left of the cake. Unfortunately only four of the six tiers were saved and we had to interrupt dinner to cut and serve the cake before it melted. After the wedding we did not hear from Christina. When we finally contacted her all she could say was that the venue was too hot and that's why the cake melted. Our venue was inside a hotel. We had an ice sculpture next to the cake that withstood the "heat" the ENTIRE night. None of our guest complained about being hot. How do cakes withstand an outside wedding? The heat excuse was a cop out. She refused to reimburse ANYTHING! We paid almost $900 for a cake that fell apart before the reception started. Please don't waste your money. Choose another vendor. I would hate for anyone to go through what we experienced and not be compensated so the vendor's faulty product. I have pictures of the "Finished product" that Christina sent us, as well as the end product of the mess. Feel free to e-mail or message me and I will provide you pictures.
We met with at least five cake vendors before making our decision. We felt really positive about Christina and enjoyed the Read more...
We met with at least five cake vendors before making our decision. We felt really positive about Christina and enjoyed the taste of her cakes. We provided her a picture of the cake we wanted (topsy turvy) and we signed the contract. The day of the wedding it was at least 104 degrees outside. From the pictures that were shown to me the cake looked like it was about to topple from the moment it arrived. The majority of the cake weight was placed on the thinnest part of the bottom layer. Before the reception began the cake fell over. NO ONE was able to view the cake (isn't that the reason we have wedding cakes on display?) Christina returned to the venue and tried to preserve what was left of the cake. Unfortunately only four of the six tiers were saved and we had to interrupt dinner to cut and serve the cake before it melted. After the wedding we did not hear from Christina. When we finally contacted her all she could say was that the venue was too hot and that's why the cake melted. Our venue was inside a hotel. We had an ice sculpture next to the cake that withstood the "heat" the ENTIRE night. None of our guest complained about being hot. How do cakes withstand an outside wedding? The heat excuse was a cop out. She refused to reimburse ANYTHING! We paid almost $900 for a cake that fell apart before the reception started. Please don't waste your money. Choose another vendor. I would hate for anyone to go through what we experienced and not be compensated so the vendor's faulty product. I have pictures of the "Finished product" that Christina sent us, as well as the end product of the mess. Feel free to e-mail or message me and I will provide you pictures. Read less
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A Slice of Life responded with the following comments:

I would like to say thank you for taking the time to write a review. It’s important for future brides to hear from past clients and their experiences. It is also important for them to hear both sides of this unfortunate event.

It was 109 with the heat index that day, and from the moment I entered the ballroom I knew it was far too warm. I immediately told your wedding coordinator of the hotel that they needed to cool the building and his answer to me was “We’re afraid the compressors will freeze if we turn it down”. That tells me that they have had issues in the past. This has never occurred in the almost 10 years of creating cakes. I structure my cakes to be very secure. When I received the call, I returned immediately to make any repairs that I could. You ordered a 5 tier (not a 6 tier) cake, and I was able to display a 4 tier cake. And when I was displaying the repaired cake, upon entering the ballroom I realized once again how hot it was. Your coordinator’s response was “It’s blazing hot”. As for the ice sculpture next to the cake, it was dripping profusely. For only being 2 hours into your reception, it should have still just been merely sweating. The structure of the cake or the means transportation is not at fault in this incidence. I have been delivering cakes all over the Metro-Plex for years. Going to Weatherford, Grandview, Richardson, and had several go as far as College Station & Austin. Never have any of them collapsed, fallen, or melted.

I am the preferred vendor for many venues as well as event coordinators. This is my passion, and I deliver nothing but quality work.
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Mary D.
Wedding:
5/14/2011
5.0/5.0
WOW!! Cristina is AWESOME!!! She was extremely helpful, patient and most of all, so much fun to work with!!! She made our cakes exactly like the pictures we took and they tasted WONDERFUL!! We highly recommend A Slice of Life for any event!!
WOW!! Cristina is AWESOME!!! She was extremely helpful, patient and most of all, so much fun to work with!!! She made our Read more...
WOW!! Cristina is AWESOME!!! She was extremely helpful, patient and most of all, so much fun to work with!!! She made our cakes exactly like the pictures we took and they tasted WONDERFUL!! We highly recommend A Slice of Life for any event!! Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
4/9/2011
4.5/5.0
Cristina did a fantastic job with our cakes! They were the best for flavor & moistness that we'd tried (Plus the fondant actually tasted like fluffy marshmallows- sometimes hard to find!). I'm sitting here eating a piece of leftover cake that is as moist and delicious a week later as it was on the wedding day!

She was able to take my ideas and pull together something exactly along the lines of what I was thinking, while still maintaining creativity and helpful suggestions. The bridal cake was simple yet elegant (what I wanted) while the groom's cake (a zombie graveyard scene) stole the show. My guests couldn't stop talking about how great it looked!
Cristina did a fantastic job with our cakes! They were the best for flavor & moistness that we'd tried (Plus the fondant Read more...
Cristina did a fantastic job with our cakes! They were the best for flavor & moistness that we'd tried (Plus the fondant actually tasted like fluffy marshmallows- sometimes hard to find!). I'm sitting here eating a piece of leftover cake that is as moist and delicious a week later as it was on the wedding day!

She was able to take my ideas and pull together something exactly along the lines of what I was thinking, while still maintaining creativity and helpful suggestions. The bridal cake was simple yet elegant (what I wanted) while the groom's cake (a zombie graveyard scene) stole the show. My guests couldn't stop talking about how great it looked! Read less
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Linda
Wedding:
9/4/2010
5.0/5.0
I loved my wedding cake! I gave her a picture and she replicated it perfectly! Not only did the cake look amazing, it also tasted great and did not cost a fortune. We also had a groomscake, a cheese cake, and it was absolutely amazing! She covered the cake in chocolate fondant so it looked and tasted great! I highly recommend this vendor!
I loved my wedding cake! I gave her a picture and she replicated it perfectly! Not only did the cake look amazing, it also Read more...
I loved my wedding cake! I gave her a picture and she replicated it perfectly! Not only did the cake look amazing, it also tasted great and did not cost a fortune. We also had a groomscake, a cheese cake, and it was absolutely amazing! She covered the cake in chocolate fondant so it looked and tasted great! I highly recommend this vendor! Read less
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