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When I first visited the website of Jamaica Vawter I was blown away (and made quite hungry!) by the fantastic wedding and special occasion cakes she designs. Discovering that her Los Angeles bakery Jamaica’s Cakes uses only the freshest ingredients and doesn’t take any shortcuts made my mouth water even more.

Running a business is challenging in any industry, but running a business that requires creativity every single day definitely transforms it into a cool job of the highest order. And besides…you get to taste your own creations!

Have you got enough passion for pastry to be a cake designer? Read on and find out!

Jamaica Vawter

When people ask you “what do you do?” how do you describe your job?
I always let people know that I have my own business, a bakery in West LA called “Jamaica’s Cakes”. The very next thing I have to explain is that my name is Jamaica and that there is nothing Jamaican about it 🙂 I like to blame my parents for that confusion! We offer many varieties of desserts and pastries including bars, brownies, cookies, cupcakes, eclairs, cream puffs, tarts, morning pastries and most importantly… CAKES 🙂 We do cakes for any and all occasions… birthday cakes, artistic baby shower cakes, and original wedding cakes! We do a lot of cakes for weddings in Los Angeles, as well as the surrounding areas. We make everything from scratch which seems to be a unique thing with us. It seems that most other bakeries add preservatives to their product to make them last longer. Many of them say they freeze their cakes for (more…)


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