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Cupcake Wars! Cupcake Wars! Cupcake Wars! July 11, 2012

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I’ve finally tossed my Twisted baseball cap into the Cupcake Wars ring. Now I’ll have to wait patiently in hopes that phone rings from the casting department. Many thanks to all of our customers who have been so encouraging.


The Twisted Sifter’s Blog in Review for 2011 January 1, 2012

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

London Olympic Stadium holds 80,000 people. This blog was viewed about 460,000 times in 2011. If it were competing at London Olympic Stadium, it would take about 6 sold-out events for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.


Bridal Show Lexington Kentucky Diamond Rings and Pretty Things Bridal Show December 14, 2011

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We will be a vendor at the January 15, 2012 bridal show, Diamond Rings and Pretty Things, located at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Newtown Pike Road in Lexington, Kentucky. Stop by, say ‘Hi” and sample our tasty goodies.


Wedding Cake Sale!! The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe Danville, Lexington, Somerset November 26, 2011

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The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe is offering a 10% discount for all wedding cakes booked in the month of December for the upcoming 2012 wedding season. Our consultation and tasting is complimentary. We do not charge for delivery and set up. Call today to book an appointment – 859-238-9393.


Create a Cake is a Registered Service Mark for The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe May 16, 2011

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The title/term Create a Cake is a service mark of The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe.  Unauthorized use of the term/title is not permitted.


Flower Cupcake Bouquet Valentine’s Day The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe Danville KY February 8, 2011

We are offering cupcake bouquets for Valentine’s Day.  The bouquet has 18 mini cupcakes that are iced with vanilla buttercream in the color of your choice.  Your choice of cupcake flavors are:

Red Velvet, Champagne, Chocolate Bourbon, Pink Velvet, Strawberry, Cherry Chocolate Chip, Vanilla and Chocolate.


Bridal Hop Danville Kentucky February 19th from 10am to 3pm January 27, 2011

We will be participating in the 4th annual Danville Bridal Hop.  Stop by the cake shop, sample our cakes and view our designs.  We will have a drawing for a $50.00 off gift certificate towards a wedding cake. 

Hope to see you there. 

128 Church Street, Danville, KY  (Across from Baskin Robbins Ice Cream)


Fondant Class at The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe starts February 2, 2011 January 17, 2011

A new fondant class begins on Wednesday, February 2, 2011.  The class will cover making fondant, rolling out and covering a cake, designing a two tier cake, flowers, bows, and much more.  The cost of the class is $25.00. 

To sign up for the class, call the Boyle County Community Education office at 859-583-4926.  Class will be limited to 10 students.

Supply list for first class:

16 oz of jet puff marshmallows

1 – 2 lb bag of powder sugar

1/2 cup of crisco

Fondant tool kit – purchase at Hobby Lobby or Michael’s.  If you sign up for emails on their websites they should send you a 40% off coupon.

1 package plastic dowels

Pizza cutter

Rolling Pin

Pastry Scraper



The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe Danville, KY October 12, 2010

The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe is located at 128 Church Street in downtown Danville, KY. 

Telephone number is 859-285-0306.


Bourbon Chase Maker’s Mark Woodford Reserve 4 Roses Lexington KY

We have the honor of being a vendor at the Bourbon Chase on October 23rd.  We’ll be located at Triangle Park.  We’ll have a variety of cupcakes available with the participating distilleries bourbon.  Included in the flavors will be Maker’s Mark, Woodford Reserve, 4 Roses, Jim Beam, Wild Turkey and Heavely Hill.  Hope to see you there.  Stop by and try your favorite bourbon in a cupcake.


Eat, Drink Danville, Octoberfest, Block Party Danville, KY September 17, 2010

Saturday, September 25 · 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Location 4th and Walnut Streets, Danville, KY

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V-The Market, Beer House, Heart of Danville, and D/BC CVB present:


Craft-beer, fine-food, all with a quasi-Germanic feel.

September 25th kicks off the traditional Oktoberfest season, so what better way than with great beer, bratwurst, cheeses, and other fine foods–all out on the street.

$15 will get you a dozen beer tastings, as well as tastes of our fine food offerings. Even better, the money will go to the Heart of Danville as they raise money for outdoor seating and benches in our historic downtown.

Tickets can be purchased at V-The Market, Heart of Danville, or the Visitor Center. There are only 500 tickets available, so act quickly!

Confirmed participants include:
Great Lakes
North Coast
Flying Dog
Twisted Sifter
Marksbury Farm Market
Lucky Dog BBQ
Capriole Cheeses
& other products featured at V-The Market

For more information, contact:
Adam Johnson–CVB
Charlie Cox–EDP
Julie Wagner–HOD
Jeanie Collier–HOD

$5 tickets are available if you are a designated driver or are not interested in the beer. Available at the event.

So head downtown and let’s celebrate Danville, the kick-off of the World Equestrian Games, and Oktoberfest in style!


Kentucky Bridal Show Lexington September 12, 2010 September 8, 2010

We will be a vendor at the Kentucky Bridal Show held on September 12, 2010.  The show is located at the Embassy Suites hotel on Newtown Pike Road in Lexington.  The show begins at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. 

We look forward to seeing  you there.


The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe Danville KY Weddings Birthdays Baby Showers Bridal Showers December 30, 2009

Finally!  We are moved into our new shop.  We are located at 128 Church Street in downtown Danville, KY.  We will be offering gourmet cupcakes on a daily basis.  And, as always, we will continue to create our custom cakes, offer complimentary wedding consultations, and host “Create a Cake” parties.

We are open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm., Sunday and Monday by appointment. 

We will be starting decorating classes in January 2010.  For more information call (859) 285-0306 or Sueticia at Boyle County Community Education – (859) 583-4926.

Stop by, have a cupcake and say “Hi”. 

For more information visit our website at or call (859) 285-0306.


Wedding Bridal Show Lexington, KY August 21, 2009

headly wedding 3Hello Brides,

Congratulations on your engagement. This is an exciting time for you and your fiance. So much planning, decisions and choices to make before the big day. Bridal shows are a great way to gather information about the many wedding vendors available to you in the Lexington area.

On Sunday, September 13, 2009, the Embassy Suites Hotel is hosting a bridal show. The hotel is located on Newtown Pike at exit 115 off I-75/I-64. Best of all, ADMISSION is FREE of charge for this bridal show.

Stop by our booth, say hello and taste our fabulous cakes.

We look forward to seeing you,



Constitution Square Art Festival – Danville, KY

The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe will have a booth at the Constitution Square Arts Festival on September 18th, 19th and 20th. We will be selling gourmet cupcakes.

Local artist Ela Ludwig will be in the same booth. She will be featuring her beautiful paintings. To view some of her paintings visit


Kentucky Proud – The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe June 15, 2009

17 - KyP JPG 600dpi RGBWe have been officially accepted into the Kentucky Proud program.  We are very proud that we use as many locally produced and grown products as possible in our cakes.  It is our goal to bring you only the best when creating your custom cake or cupcakes.  Many thanks to our customers for supporting your local small businesses and to the farmers who supply to us. 

To order your custom cake – call The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe at 859-285-0306 or email to  We look forward to creating your special confection.


Wedding Cake Questions-Yours and Theirs May 29, 2009

Congratulations on your engagement!

Now that you are engaged there are so many choices to make for the wedding. The date, the place, the dress, the flowers and then, there’s the cake. (more…)


Danville Advocate Messenger Wizard of Oz Cake April 20, 2009

A cake with a twist: Perryville woman will
create ‘Wizard of Oz’ for Lexington

Who better to make a cake depicting one of the most famous
twisters than a Twisted Sifter?
When asked to make a (more…)


Louisville – Derby City Bride Wedding Planner March 27, 2009

Derby City Bride Wedding Planner – a new, free online wedding planning tool that will be introduced (more…)


Texas Style BBQ Catering March 25, 2009

KY Land & Cattle Co. Catering –

Did you know we did Catering? We do – and it is darn good. I guarantee it is the best BBQ you ever ate – or I will eat it. 🙂 (more…)


The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe March 2, 2009

It official! The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe’s website is up and running. Stop by take a peek and sign up to receive emails regarding special discounts and promotions.


Cake, Cakes and more cake February 17, 2009

Best Darn Cakes in Central Kentucky – Guaranteed!!!!

Are you looking for the best tasting wedding, birthday or event cake you’ve ever had? You’ll be glad you selected my blog.

If you’re in Lexington, Louisville, Danville, Nicholasville or somewhere in between, you can have the most creative, most delicious cake on earth for your event.

Trust me – your guests will be asking “where did they get the cake”.

The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe offers fine, fancy and fun custom cakes and cupcakes for all occasions. Elegant to whimsical wedding cakes, fun bridal or baby shower cakes, feisty bachelorette and bachelor party cakes, birthday wish cakes, sentimental anniversary cakes, holiday or any special event cakes. I design adult novelty cakes too. Wait! You don’t have a special occasion any time soon………………Make one up!

It is my privilege to provide you with a beautifully designed, spectacularly flavorful and an exquisitely moist cake. I use the freshest ingredients available. Organic eggs, Amish butter and fresh, locally grown fruit, when available.

My cakes are never pre-baked, weeks ahead and frozen. The icings, fillings and fondant are all made from scratch and fresh for your cake. I believe in quality, not quantity.

“Pam’s cakes are works of art. Creative, imaginative and impeccably executed. It would be wonderful if they tasted as good as they looked. Well, surprise – they do! Tasteful design in a tasty cake – it doesn’t get any better!” Bob Stovall – Danville, KY

Call The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe, ask for Pam Birt and schedule your consultation today. (859) 285-0306.


The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe – CupCakes January 16, 2009

The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe offers a multitude of flavors and designs for your cupcake needs. Whether it is a child’s birthday party or a 200 person wedding, we have a cupcake to fit any occasion.

Cake Flavors: Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, spice, marble.

Gourmet Flavors: Carrot, chocolate cherry, mandarin orange, pineapple, banana, ginger bread, red velvet, lemon, rum, bourbon, pumpkin. If you don’t see your favorite flavor, special requests are encouraged.

Icing Flavors:
Buttercream (chocolate, vanilla, almond, orange, peppermint, mocha, lemon), Cream Cheese, Chocolate Ganache, Coconut Flake.

Marshmallow Fondant: Can be flavored upon request.

Fillings: Lemon, flavored buttercream, key lime, bavarian cream, flavored cream cheese, raspberry.

Cupcake prices start at $1.25 each.

Call Pam Birt at 859-285-0306 or email to to place your order today.


The Twisted Sifter Cake Shoppe

We offer custom cakes for ALL occasions:

Weddings, bridal and baby showers, birthdays (including adult novelty), anniversaries, any special event or holiday.

Cake Flavors: Chocolate, Vanilla, Strawberry, Spice and Marble

Gourmet Flavors: Carrot, Chocolate Cherry, Mandarin Orange, Pineapple, Banana, Ginger Bread, Red Velvet, Lemon, Rum, Bourbon, Chocolate Torte, Pumpkin.

If you don’t see your favorite flavor, special requests are encouraged.

Icing Flavors: Buttercream (chocolate, vanilla, almond, orange, peppermint, mocha, lemon, cinnamon, caramel), Cream Cheese, Chocolate Ganache, Coconut Flake.

Marshmallow Fondant: Can be flavored upon request.

Fillings: Apple, Lemon, Cherry, Flavored buttercream, Key Lime, Bavarian Cream, Flavored Cream Cheese, Raspberry, Chocolate Ganache, Fresh Fruit.

Cake Pricing:
Special occasion cakes start at $15.00.
Wedding cakes start at $3.25 per serving.
CupCakes start at $1.00 each.

Contact: Pam Birt at 859-285-0306 or,


“Create a Cake” Parties

“Create a Cake” parties are a unique way to have an interactive, fun party with your guests. They’re great for children’s birthday parties, bridal or baby showers, bachelorette parties or just because you would like to spend some quality time with your friends.

Each guest receives:
An individual sized cake
Buttercream icing – in white and colors – in bags with tips
Instruction on how to make flowers and borders (if requested)
Clean-up provided

The party cost is $75.00 for 10 guests and $5.00 for each additional guest.


Cakes and Catering Lexington, KY January 9, 2009

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Christmas Cake


Welcome to The Twisted Sifter…………….. December 27, 2008

Welcome.  My name is Pam Birt and I’m the Sugar Architect for The Twisted Sifter Cake and Catering biz. (more…)