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Cakes in Brooklyn,
(646) 316-7384

About Us

Welcome to Cakes by Manal. I am the owner,cake designer and pastry chef of Cakes by Manal,
serving the NY/NJ/CT/PA areas since 2006.

I wanted to be a Pastry Chef from the time I was about 10. By the time I was 15, I was working
at bakeries after school for free to learn the art of baking and cake decorating. At the age of 18, I
went into the Art Institute of New York, where I got my baking and pastry art certification. After
that, I took an internship at the famous Bouley Bakery in NYC, and after that, I took jobs at
bakeries and off premise caterers as well as promoting my business by word of mouth.

I prefer not to make the same cake twice. If you happen to like a cake i have done in the past, I
wont duplicate it, but I would take parts of that certain cake and make a very special one of a
kind cake for you. Not only do I offer cakes for every occasion, but I do also offer cookies,
cupcakes, dessert buffets, and classic french, american and italian pastries.

Please e-mail me at [email protected] to inquire.


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  • Our experience with Manal started out a very positively. She came to our home for our cake tasting and brought us half a dozen beautiful, delicious sample cakes. She was very attentive and appeared to listen to my every word and acknowledge the photos of cakes I showed her. Unfortunately, everything went downhill from there. Over the course of several months, even after furnishing her with a deposit, I repeatedly asked her for a sketch of the cake I had described to her. She promised and promised, but I never received the sketch. And then our wedding day arrived. What a supreme disappointment! The order was for a small, burgundy, 3-tiered cake with a domed topper of gum-paste Black Magic roses and covered top to bottom with an off-white damask pattern, much like the one from her very own Facebook page. The cake we got had a very large, obvious BULGE protruding from the second tier. The decoration was--quite literally--a pale comparison to the cake which we had discussed in ... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Cake

    What types of desserts do you provide?

    Cookies, Croquembouche, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Groom's Cake, Pastries

    What services do you provide?

    Consultations, Delivery, Setup

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free

    Are you licensed by the state health department?


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