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How Sweet It Is Cakes

Duluth , MN
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LOCATION

320 West Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802 US (map)

PHONE

218-349-9423

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ABOUT US

Eileen started baking at the age of 8 for family and friends, with things as simple as cookies and pizza and has never quit since then, progressing to a level which rivals most national... Read more
Eileen started baking at the age of 8 for family and friends, with things as simple as cookies and pizza and has never quit since then, progressing to a level which rivals most national bakeries, whipping up some of the most talked about and beautiful baked goods in the region! Baking professionally since 1995, she started How Sweet It Is Cakes out of her home in Portland. This turned out to be a smart move as the cake industry was just on an upswing. Once people found about her unique style, the orders started rolling in. By shear will power and a baptism by fire she managed to turn out cake after cake and within a few short weeks Eileen had created a bakery to be reckoned with!

Originally from Duluth; she moved back home in 2007 to marry her college sweetheart. Mrs. Eileen Brown quickly jumped back in the game and restarted her bakery up in a church basement Cloquet and quickly outgrew her location. The bakery has now found a home within the historical Medical Arts building in beautifully restored downtown Duluth.

Eileen and her staff make everything from scratch. This includes but is not limited to: breads, pies, cookies, French pastries, Italian desserts and of course… cakes. There is no limit to her imagination and she loves to create unique and wonderful desserts. She has now taken on the endeavor of opening a deli on site. The How Sweet It Is Deli Serves up breakfast and lunch five days a week. The deli provides specialty coffee, hearty soups and not to mention the largest sandwiches in Duluth built on top of her famous home made breads!!

Often referred to as The Cake Boss of Duluth, she caters over 400 weddings a year and is always striving to provide the best product, service and imaginative baked item in the market.



For ordering and additional information:



www.howsweetitiscakes.com

320 West Superior Street Duluth MN

Open Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 or by appointment evenings and weekends.

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INFO FOR WEDDING CAKE

What types of desserts do you provide?
Cake Pops, Cakes, Cheese, Cookies, Croquembouche, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Fruit, Groom's Cake, Pastries
What services do you provide?
Consultations, Custom Cake Design, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private
What cake items do you provide?
Cake Stands, Cake Toppers
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Diabetic, Gluten Free, Lactose Free, Nut Free, Vegan
What special ingredients do you use?
Fresh Fruit, Local, Organic
Are you licensed by the state health department?
Yes

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Dana
Wedding:
8/6/2016
5.0/5.0
Definitely recommend booking with How Sweet It Is! Their food/cakes/etc are delicious, the artistry is phenomenal, and the employees are very professional and friendly. They ask about your budget, and they let you try different items. I highly recommend this bakery. Stop by for a sandwich too, they're delish!
Definitely recommend booking with How Sweet It Is! Their food/cakes/etc are delicious, the artistry is phenomenal, and the Read more...
Definitely recommend booking with How Sweet It Is! Their food/cakes/etc are delicious, the artistry is phenomenal, and the employees are very professional and friendly. They ask about your budget, and they let you try different items. I highly recommend this bakery. Stop by for a sandwich too, they're delish! Read less
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Juliana
Wedding:
7/16/2016
5.0/5.0
Eileen is the best, and don't hesitate to use her wonderful bakery to create the most delicious and fabulous cake for your wedding! Eileen met with us many times to first listen, offer her expert advice, and then create the picture perfect wedding cake to fit the style of wedding we had at the beautiful Greysolon Ballroom! Together with Mariah from Northland Special Events, we worked together to come up with a 3 tier NAKED cake with 24 karat gold icing on the largest tier! It was both gorgeous and delicious! Worthy of a magazine cover! She also made 200 wonderful cupcakes and we were so happy with everything she did for us to make this truly a dream fair tale wedding come true!!!
Eileen is the best, and don't hesitate to use her wonderful bakery to create the most delicious and fabulous cake for your Read more...
Eileen is the best, and don't hesitate to use her wonderful bakery to create the most delicious and fabulous cake for your wedding! Eileen met with us many times to first listen, offer her expert advice, and then create the picture perfect wedding cake to fit the style of wedding we had at the beautiful Greysolon Ballroom! Together with Mariah from Northland Special Events, we worked together to come up with a 3 tier NAKED cake with 24 karat gold icing on the largest tier! It was both gorgeous and delicious! Worthy of a magazine cover! She also made 200 wonderful cupcakes and we were so happy with everything she did for us to make this truly a dream fair tale wedding come true!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
It was a pleasure working with Eileen from How Sweet It Is! Our cake was perfect and tasted great. The service was wonderful, she was always responsive and willing to work with special requests (great vegan options!).
It was a pleasure working with Eileen from How Sweet It Is! Our cake was perfect and tasted great. The service was Read more...
It was a pleasure working with Eileen from How Sweet It Is! Our cake was perfect and tasted great. The service was wonderful, she was always responsive and willing to work with special requests (great vegan options!). Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Eileen was great to work with. We've had a few of the cupcakes and cookies at How Sweet It Is and we are pretty basic in the flavors we like so we had come up with a few options but she knew what to add to them to make them a little bit better! The red velvet cupcakes are my favorite :) We had a wood theme so Eileen recommended a birch bark cake for our cutting cake. It looked so amazing! Some people didn't even realize it was a cake! They also have gluten free options that don't taste dry! Very delicious and would recommend them!
Eileen was great to work with. We've had a few of the cupcakes and cookies at How Sweet It Is and we are pretty basic in Read more...
Eileen was great to work with. We've had a few of the cupcakes and cookies at How Sweet It Is and we are pretty basic in the flavors we like so we had come up with a few options but she knew what to add to them to make them a little bit better! The red velvet cupcakes are my favorite :) We had a wood theme so Eileen recommended a birch bark cake for our cutting cake. It looked so amazing! Some people didn't even realize it was a cake! They also have gluten free options that don't taste dry! Very delicious and would recommend them! Read less
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Cassandra
Wedding:
10/10/2015
5.0/5.0
Wonderful fresh flavors and ingredients. Cannot wait to get our one year anniversary cake
Wonderful fresh flavors and ingredients. Cannot wait to get our one year anniversary cake
Wonderful fresh flavors and ingredients. Cannot wait to get our one year anniversary cake Read less
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Martha
Wedding:
10/10/2015
5.0/5.0
We have had HOW SWEET IT IS provide us with 7 cakes (5 gluten free with one also being vegan) for 2 special events which were 4 years apart. Both times, exquisite. We also had them provide us with a variety of cupcakes for another event, magnificient!!
These cakes also included artistry beyond any expectations I had. I'd call Eileen again, and again, and again.
Thank you Eileen and your staff at HOW SWEET IT IS!
We have had HOW SWEET IT IS provide us with 7 cakes (5 gluten free with one also being vegan) for 2 special events which Read more...
We have had HOW SWEET IT IS provide us with 7 cakes (5 gluten free with one also being vegan) for 2 special events which were 4 years apart. Both times, exquisite. We also had them provide us with a variety of cupcakes for another event, magnificient!!
These cakes also included artistry beyond any expectations I had. I'd call Eileen again, and again, and again.
Thank you Eileen and your staff at HOW SWEET IT IS! Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
9/26/2015
5.0/5.0
Everyone was raving about the cake. It was gorgeous and delicious!
Everyone was raving about the cake. It was gorgeous and delicious!
Everyone was raving about the cake. It was gorgeous and delicious! Read less
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Maggie
Wedding:
9/18/2015
5.0/5.0
Our cake was so beautiful and everyone loved the flavors! We did layers of salted caramel, red velvet, and lemon cream - our guests were obsessed! My only regret is that I didn't get to eat more of it!
Our cake was so beautiful and everyone loved the flavors! We did layers of salted caramel, red velvet, and lemon cream - Read more...
Our cake was so beautiful and everyone loved the flavors! We did layers of salted caramel, red velvet, and lemon cream - our guests were obsessed! My only regret is that I didn't get to eat more of it! Read less
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Melissa
Wedding:
9/12/2015
5.0/5.0
My husband and I walked into How Sweet It Is knowing this was our first choice for our wedding cake and cupcakes. We stopped by to make an appointment for a consultation, but instead we were greeted with a smile and told that we could have our consultation right away!! We met with Eileen who could not have been nicer!! She went over pricing and all the options for fillings and toppings (so many to choose from and it's so hard to choose!). We felt so comfortable talking to her and knew she would take such good care of us and our wedding. At the end of the consult, she even offered us each a free cupcake to try!

We ended up going with a chocolate and espresso cake for us (which was out of this world delicious) and red velvet and sea salt caramel cupcakes for our guests. We had SO MANY compliments on the cupcakes-I think people took more than one! (Which I don't blame them for). Eileen was so easy to correspond with in person and via email, and she made our experience so special. I would HIGHLY recommend How Sweet It Is to anyone getting married, or to anyone who wants to enjoy a delicious cupcake!!
My husband and I walked into How Sweet It Is knowing this was our first choice for our wedding cake and cupcakes. We Read more...
My husband and I walked into How Sweet It Is knowing this was our first choice for our wedding cake and cupcakes. We stopped by to make an appointment for a consultation, but instead we were greeted with a smile and told that we could have our consultation right away!! We met with Eileen who could not have been nicer!! She went over pricing and all the options for fillings and toppings (so many to choose from and it's so hard to choose!). We felt so comfortable talking to her and knew she would take such good care of us and our wedding. At the end of the consult, she even offered us each a free cupcake to try!

We ended up going with a chocolate and espresso cake for us (which was out of this world delicious) and red velvet and sea salt caramel cupcakes for our guests. We had SO MANY compliments on the cupcakes-I think people took more than one! (Which I don't blame them for). Eileen was so easy to correspond with in person and via email, and she made our experience so special. I would HIGHLY recommend How Sweet It Is to anyone getting married, or to anyone who wants to enjoy a delicious cupcake!! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
8/30/2015
5.0/5.0
One word: PHENOMENAL!!!! This place is just amazing. Not only are they accommodating but incredibly nice. They're cakes are divine and truly made from scratch so you can get any cake you want. Eileen, the owner, is the funniest and most welcoming person ever. The cake and frosting literally melt in your mouth and are the perfect amount of sweetness and flavor. Please please go with this place for you wedding cake. You will not regret it!
One word: PHENOMENAL!!!! This place is just amazing. Not only are they accommodating but incredibly nice. They're cakes Read more...
One word: PHENOMENAL!!!! This place is just amazing. Not only are they accommodating but incredibly nice. They're cakes are divine and truly made from scratch so you can get any cake you want. Eileen, the owner, is the funniest and most welcoming person ever. The cake and frosting literally melt in your mouth and are the perfect amount of sweetness and flavor. Please please go with this place for you wedding cake. You will not regret it! Read less
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