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In the Mix with Short Cake

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InTheMix_ShortCake3InTheMix_ShortCake1InTheMix_ShortCake5We’re starting a fantastic new series here on Sugar and Charm. I better invest in a treadmill because we’re going “In the Mix” with best bakeries, sweet shops and little cafes around Los Angles and other fabulous cities! We’re getting a glimpse of the bakery, tasting the goods and drinking divine coffee. Sometimes we even get a little look behind the scenes with the talented pastry chefs themselves!  I’m working with the amazing Kimberly Genevieve to capture beautiful lifestyle photos. You can check out her work here… she’s a wonderfully inspiring photographer. I’m extremely excited about this series and can’t wait to share some of my favorites from each place! So without further ado, we’re In the Mix with Short Cake!

 

Short Cake is a charming retro bakery, nestled in the historic Los Angeles Farmers Market at the Grove.  Behind the counter there’s a spacious kitchen that fills the market with aromas of fresh baked pastries. The large glass cases are filled with mini pies, muffins, tarts, croissants and other enticing pastries. I couldn’t choose between all of the incredible desserts so I ended up with four large baked goods! The one that stood out to me the most was the Twice-Baked Almond croissant. It was wonderful and would be best enjoyed with some hot coffee (in their adorable retro blue cups) in the early morning, while the Famers Market is at its quietest. Short Cake is definitely a great shop to fuel up before a big day of shopping at the Grove!
Photos by Kimberly Genevieve 
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13 responses to In the Mix with Short Cake

  1. March 7, 2013

    Yay! What a wonderful new venture! Im looking forward to trying out all the bakeries you visit (the hubby and I love sweets)!

    1. March 7, 2013

      Thanks Katy!! I can’t wait to post about our adventures 🙂

  2. Dee
    March 7, 2013

    Wow looks delicious! Maybe you could try running to all these bakeries… hoping one will cancel out the other?

    1. March 7, 2013

      Haha!!! That’s a great idea!! I’ll throw my heels in a bag and run! No need for a treadmill!! 🙂

  3. March 8, 2013

    Love the new series already, Eden! The treats look so delightful, I may just have to make my way down to LA sometime. ; )

  4. March 8, 2013

    Lucky you!! I want to be your sidekick while you try all these yummy places! Such a great idea, Eden!

    1. March 8, 2013

      Kristin!! If you’re ever out here you can be!! 🙂

  5. March 8, 2013

    I am looking forward to these posts as I also live in the area. Where are your shoes from? I have been searching high and low for a flat ankle boot.

    1. March 8, 2013

      Thanks Jessica!! That’s awesome you live here. If you think of any places that I should try let me know!!

    2. March 8, 2013

      Ohhh!! And the boots are from Zara!!

  6. Tiffany
    March 8, 2013

    This is great Eden! I’ll have to give Short Cake a try when I’m in Los Angeles! Thanks for the post!

  7. Anonymous
    March 11, 2013

    Gorgeous photos! Where is your dress from?

    1. March 11, 2013

      Thanks! The dress is from Madewell 🙂

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