We’re tweaking our shop hours to better accommodate summer schedules! We’ve extended weeknights to 7 pm and shortened weekend hours for better class times! Please click HERE for the new shop hours.
We’re SO ready for summer here and created our latest cake to help usher in the warmer weather! You’ll learn a lot of cool techniques in the mermaid cake decorating class, such as how to use a silicon mold to make seashells, create fondant scale pattern, ice your cake and paint with edible metallic paints! See our May class schedule HERE.
A big THANK YOU to the Woodmere Art Museum for inviting me back again this year to curate another cake show, Sweet Inspiration, in their beautiful museum. This year’s theme was based on the stunning children’s book illustrations by Philadelphia artist, Charles Santore, for books such as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the Wizard of Oz, Snow White and more. Ten of the Philadelphia area’s top cake artists created whimsical cakes inspired by one of the illustrations of
We’re thrilled to be invited back again this year to the Woodmere Art Museum to co-curate our second cake show, on view March 15- 21. Join us for the Opening Reception & Cake Tasting and see ten fanciful cakes inspired by the children’s book illustrations of Charles Santore, like Alice in Wonderland, the Wizard of Oz, Peter Rabbit and more. Area cake artists from Night Kitchen Bakery, the Frosted Fox Bakeshop and your’s truly will be exhibiting! See more information
Take a class with your main squeeze in our special Couples Valentine Cake Class on Wednesday, Feb. 14 or come decorate an adorable cake or cookies to give as a gift in one of our other festive Valentine classes. Remember, the way to a person’s heart is through their stomach 😉
See the February class schedule HERE.
Not sure what to give? Our gift certificates can be of any denomination and used for supplies, cake decorating classes or both- plus they never expire! We can send your gift certificate via regular mail, pick up in store OR email a digital copy to you to print out and give or email directly to the recipient! Place all orders before Saturday December 23 by 9 PM for guaranteed Christmas delivery by calling (215) 909-9392, emailing Info@EllaVanilla.com or by clicking
Our holiday cake decorating classes are selling out fast! Don’t miss your chance to learn some advanced cake decorating or cookie decorating skills tailored for beginner Adults and Kids, as well as intermediate classes. Our classes are small, intimate groups of no more than 5 students for maximum individualized instruction- plus they’re just good creative fun! See our December schedule by clicking HERE.
Wow, thank you SO much to everyone who helped make our Harry Potter Cake Show a massive hit! We had close to 3000 people through our shop to see the stunning Harry Potter cakes and vote for their fan favorite cake.
Congratulations to Night Kitchen Bakery for WINNING with their amazing “Book of Spells” creation! They won a $100 Gift Certificate to Ella Vanilla and Renshaw Fondant!
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You love to hate her… and she’s transformed Ella Vanilla into Dolores’s Delights during the Chestnut Hill Harry Potter Festival
Be sure to come see our 2nd Annual Harry Potter Cake Show featuring several leading cake artists and bakeries. See more info HERE.
Check out our fall schedule for some ghoulish Halloween cake decorating classes for kids and adults like our Mini Monster cake decorating class! You get to create the monster as you like with fondant features and piped fur in the colors of your choice. See an array of classes HERE.