Cupcakes DO make a difference!

We received an amazing story from one of our customers and we had to share!

We love hearing stories like this because it makes us realize that we are achieving our goal of making the world sweeter, one bite at a time. Who knew a cupcake could make such a difference?

Here is our story!

Valentines Day Cupcakes and smiles


I wanted to take a moment to relay a story to you and to brag to you about two of your staff members.

I live and work onNorthern Vancouver Islandand was stuck in a control room at work on Valentine’s Day. I wanted to purchase a dozen cupcakes for my sweetheart but had to get them from your shop in Abbotsford to her place of work. I called several friends and was unable to secure transportation for them

I called Tracycakes and in talking with Melissa, I explained my predicament and was wondering if they could be delivered; – something that you are not set up for and on possibly one of your busiest days of the year!

She came right out with a “Can Do!” attitude and asked me to hold on while she double checked on it, but was pretty certain that somehow your shop could make it happen. And they did.

Tess in the bakery dropped everything and accomplished the mission and everything arrived to the typical Tracycakes ooohs and aaahs…

But this is what I am really writing about; – the rest of the story.

At my sweetheart’s work, there is a young mother who had to tell her two children (aged 8 and 9) that money was tight and they were making do with hand made Valentine Cards and that there would be no sweets this year. The little girl was quite upset and cried but didn’t complain. Her brother understood and comforted her.

At the end of the day there were two Tracycakes Valentine’s Day cupcakes left and were offered to this young mother. It was then that the above story came out.

She brought them home and absolutely surprised her kids with this gift. This time the brother broke into tears and his little sister comforted him.

Its funny how the chain of events unfolds in our lives and what a simple request and some effort by amazing staff who really care, can end up with so much joy in the hearts of two young children.

It is obvious that at times, we don’t know what we do. We are unaware of the change that we can affect and the differences that we can make.

Thank you to you and your staff for being a part of those smiles that day.




Tracycakes Catering!

Did you know you can order your Tracycakes to go? Whether you want sweets and treats—or fresh, delicious eats—we’ll cater to your needs. From bridal showers to business meetings, our menus offer something for everyone.

We also cater high tea for weddings. This includes delivery and setup of the high tea on tiers but does not include rental of china or other dishes. Please contact us for pricing.

Enjoy homemade goodness, made fresh for you!


Love is in the air! Read our blog to see how you can win high tea for two!

Valentines Day is just around the corner! Make sure you reserve a spot in our “My Love & Me” high tea! It would be a delightful way to spend the afternoon or evening with your hubby, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, friend, sister, or even your Mom! We will be serving up scrumptious finger sandwiches, heart shaped scones and brownies, romantic chocolate covered strawberries, irresistible cream puffs, cupcakes OF course and all this will be served along side a steaming pot of tea or even some Red Velvet Wine if you decide to up the romance factor a bit!

Enter our contest for your chance to WIN a high tea for two!

See our website for more details about our high tea! (date, time, cost ect)

How can you win?

LIKE our Tracycakes fanpage on facebook!

SHARE this link to our blog post on your page and share why you want to win high tea for two and who you would bring! (share the link from our Tracycakes fanpage!)

Check back on February 12th to see if you have won! We will post the winner on our blog and our facebook page. Good luck!





Contest Alert!

We have collaborated a contest with two amazingly creative businesses! Spruce Collective (a lovely home décor shop that sells vintage treasures) and Mikaela Ruth Photography (a superbly talented local photographer).

The giveaway is a chance for you to win a Afternoon Tea Party at Spruce Collective in Abbotsford! The grand winner will get to invite 7 of their luckiest friends to join them for afternoon tea (made by us of course!). Their will be decadent finger sandwiches, scones, tea , our famous cupcakes and much more! Mikaela Ruth Photography and Cheddar Booth will be on hand to document your most fabulous tea party.

So how can you win this contest?

  • Like each sponsor on Facebook (CheddarBoothMikaela Ruth PhotographySpruce Collective & Tracycakesand comment on at least one of their contest posts, telling us why you want to win and who you want to bring
  • Share the contest link on your Facebook page(s) for an extra entry
  • Tell your friends…the more friends that enter, the better the odds that they’ll invite you
  • So a summary. Like, comment, share! Good luck!

There’s more! If you don’t win the grand prize tea party, you’ll still be in the running for additional prizes from each amazing sponsor: $300 off your next CheddarBooth booking, a party-themed gift basket from Spruce Collective, $200 off a photo session with Mikaela Ruth Photography , and coupons for cupcakes and high tea at Tracycakes!

We look forward to spoiling the winner with one decadent afternoon! The winner will be announced on Valentines Day!

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Ashley Martens Photography

The amazing photographer Ashley Martens did a fantastic job of photographing our cupcakes and cakes.

Check out the work she’s done for us and her website as well!

Ashley Martens Photography

Lark Rise Horse House

Lark Rise Horse House was the perfect venue to showcase some wonderful wedding vendors. Have a look at some shots from the styled shoot and check out the other vendors we collaborated with!

Photos by Ashley Martens Photography

Venue –  Lark Rise Horse House

Hair –  Under The Veil

Makeup – Makeup Infusion

Cake & Cupcakes – Tracycakes

Flowers – She’s My Florist

Jewelry – Carmen West

Decor – Angel Kisses Event and Wedding Decor

Stationary – Caitlin Brownless

Photography – Ashley Martens Photography and Type A Photography



Tracycakes can cater a dessert buffet for your next event or meeting! Check our our catering page for more info! Here’s some shots we took via Instagram, showcasing the treats we can provide!