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Laura's Cakes!

I first Met Laura a few years ago when she began lifeguarding at our local ocean beach in Amagansett. At 18 she was a high school senior, a member of the high school swim team, a volunteer EMT first responder for the Amagansett volunteer ambulance, a teacher of CPR/AED/First Aid courses... Oh, and headed to Cornell to major in Animal Science at Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Did I mention she was 18?? ....You can imagine my surprise when on top of all of this, she shows up at the beach one day with a gorgeous cake for her friend, and fellow lifeguard, Kelly. It turns out she also bakes. And not just bake... she BAKES. And decorates like a pro! Later that day, I called Cassandra to tell her about Laura and her cake and she informed me that she used to babysit for Laura when she was just a baby! Small world!

We are donating some of our favorite tools for her kitchen collection: Stainless Steel Icing SpatulasPastry Decorating Set - 3 pcAssorted Pastry Tube Set - 6 pcPlastic Coated 12" Decorating BagWhite Baking CupsParchment Baking SheetsNielsen Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla ExtractPremium Vanilla Beans. Maybe she will surprise us with another cake or cupcakes or pie or cake or cupcake or cake or cake...




Laura will be climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro! She has joined Operation Fistula and will climb with Mountains for Moms to raise awareness about Obstetric Fistula, a terrible injury that is effecting women in Africa. Visit her page if you would like to donate or learn more about this condition and how you can raise awareness.


Laura & Cintia



Wedding cake


Cassandra's Kitchen kitchen baking tools


Kelly's birthday cake


Beach cupcakes

Comments on this post (4)

  • Aug 20, 2014

    She’s 18! Wow! She’s incredible, the simplicity yet elegance that comes with her work, brilliant just brilliant. The world better watch out! Excellent job young lady keep doing what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life. All the best for the future.

    — Nadina Brown-Taylor

  • Aug 19, 2014

    Thank you Linda and Margot. We think they are pretty great too!

    — Cassandra's Kitchen

  • Aug 18, 2014


    — Margot Quinn

  • Aug 18, 2014

    These cakes are beautiful. Both of them with the ribbon/bows. What a nice idea

    — Linda Ireson

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