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Celebration Generation

Plymouth , MN
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P.O. Box 41844
Plymouth, MN US 55441 (map)

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ABOUT US

Marie Porter is the owner of Celebration Generation Cakes in Minnesota.

After a storied career creating some of the most delicious and visually fantastic cakes in the state,... Read more
Marie Porter is the owner of Celebration Generation Cakes in Minnesota.

After a storied career creating some of the most delicious and visually fantastic cakes in the state, Marie has moved on to sharing her ridiculously delicious, unique recipes through her cookbooks.

The Spirited Baker and Evil Cake Overlord are the first two in an entire line of cookbooks that feature easy to follow recipes for beginner and advanced cooks alike. From creating homemade liqueurs from scratch, to any manner of amazing cake - these recipes yield spectacular results!

As a living, evolving business, we are very excited to announce the some changes that we have been working towards since early 2010: Due to popular demand, we are now offering private and group cake decorating lessons, as well as design services and cake/wedding industry consultation! Though we are no longer accepting orders for custom cakes, we are excited to be able to teach our friends and fans how to MAKE our delicious, awe-inspiring cakes. "Give a man a fish..." and all! Read less
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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

Besides cakes, what other types of desserts do you provide?
Groom's Cake
What additional services do you provide?
Consultations, On-site Delivery, On-site Setup
Do you provide customary cakes, such as Croquembouche?
Yes
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes
Do you offer private tastings or open house tastings?
Our tastings are unique! We host them once a month on average, at different wedding venues around the twin cities. 6 or 7 actual wedding cakes are presented and served as samples, so brides can get the full experience of what they're ordering - not just a previously frozen chunk of cake.
What are your tasting hours?
Usually noon-4 on the scheduled dates
Describe how you price, such as by slice or by tier, for your cakes?
We price by the serving. Our cakes tend to run about $5.50/serving, but options such as sugarpaste flowers and the fresh fruit or nut based fillings can bring the price up a little. Quotes can be given at consultations, or by emailling us all of your details - wedding date, location, how many servings, basic design idea, flavor choices, etc.
Does the price include the top tier of the cake?
Yes it does. We do not believe in freezing cake! So, rather than expect the couple to freeze the top tier, we supply the happy couple with a gift certificate for a free cake on their anniversary. Much tastier!
Do you offer custom cakes, or do you work with pre-designed styles?
Completely custom! We can make pretty much any design you present to us, or design your cake from scratch.
What (if any) special ingredients, such as fresh fruits or farm-fresh butter, do you use in your cakes?
All of the ingredients we use are special! We load our cakes with butter, eggs, and all sorts of good stuff. They are rich, moist dessert type cakes - some flavors featuring gooey fillings, all featuring our freshly made frostings,fillings, and fondant. For more information on our own handcrafted fondant, check out the blog on our website!
On average, how far in advance of the event do you prepare the cake?
For a Saturday wedding, the cake is baked on the Thursday, decorated on the Friday, and delivered on the Saturday.
How many cakes do you schedule for a typical weekend?
Only 2-3. Rather than set ourselves up with a walmart type approach of pumping out as many as we can, we prefer to focus our attention on a small number of cakes. This way, we can give each cake the attention it deserves,and make it the perfectly customized personal cake of your dreams!
Will you work with the client's florist to garnish the cake?
Yes, or I can handle the florals myself. Prior to opening Celebration Generation, I was a florist for many years.
What (if any) cake accessories, such as a cake stand or cake cutter, do you rent out?
We do not charge for use of our stands, interior supports, etc in the cost of a cake - but we do have a damage deposit agreement in order to use them.
Do you offer delivery? If yes, how much is your average delivery fee?
We offer delivery free of charge 40 miles of our kitchen in Plymouth, MN. We charge a small delivery fee for further distances.

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Julie
Wedding:
7/17/2009
5.0/5.0
Celebration Generation did a fabulous job! Marie was flexible and willing to drive to our house to drop off the cake. Wonderful job!!!
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kb2boys
Wedding:
7/19/2008
5.0/5.0
I was so impressed with not only the appearance of my wedding cake, but the taste was something you have to experience to appreciate!!! I would highley recommend Celebration Generation for wedding cake services!! Marie is a very sweet, down to earth person who makes you feel comfortable when going through the whole planning a wedding experience. She is also very knowlegable when it comes to art and design. One word: PERFECT!
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KLA
Wedding:
7/18/2008
4.6/5.0
Our cake was very nice. Most importantly it tasted great. We were happy with Celebration Generation.
Services Used: Wedding Cake
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Amanda
Wedding:
8/4/2007
5.0/5.0
Marie, at Celebration Generation, did an amazing job on my wedding cake! I found her through the TCBA originally as a florist, and she basically helped me plan my entire wedding. She did all my floral and decor, and then blew me away with the AMAZING cake she designed and baked. She was very willing to listen to all my ideas, and retain all of them as well - ensuring that the end product incorporated EVERYTHING that I wanted and NOTHING that I didn't want! The cake tasted remarkable, and I still get comments to this day as to how beautiful the cake was!

I can't say enough good things about Marie and Celebration Generation. Since the wedding, she created a GORGEOUS (and delicious!) tiered birthday cake for me this past November. And I am currently commissioning her to create a custom birthday cake for my husband in February. She is doing a carved cake - and though we haven't completely decided yet, she will either be doing a turntable (he's a dj) or a northern lake fish (he's an avid fisherman). Either way, I completely trust that his cake will be amazing!

Marie is also affordable, which made a huge differnece in my wedding day. I didn't feel the need to sacrifice one thing for her cake, or the decor or flowers. She worked with me to find the best way to afford the things that I wanted. For under 2 grand (if I remember correctly) I had an amazing cake, BEAUTIFUL floral (bouquets, boutenierres, 10 daisies in vases on each table, pew decorations, and an aisle created by daisies, and floral on the arbor), table linens with custom chair sashes, tons of votive candles, and so much more!

The most important was the intangible stuff that I recieved from Marie. Support, advice, help, creativity, ideas, and even friendship! I recommend Marie to all of my friends, and still haven't found a way to thank her enough for all she did!
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Flowers, Wedding Planning, Rentals & Photobooths
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Emily
Wedding:
7/15/2007
4.5/5.0
Amazing and beautiful cake, done totally to my specifications. My guests went nuts!
Services Used: Wedding Cake

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