Natalie Madison's Artisan Cakes
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It's not just a cake...
It's a piece of art.
Wedding Cakes, Groom's Cakes, Birthday Cakes, Logo Cakes, Sculpted Cakes...we do it all.  We want you to have the cake that you've always dreamed of!  Our passion is to deliver edible art, intricately and beautifully sculpted, using only the finest grade of ingredients.  We make our buttercreams, our cakes, and fondants in house.  Our goal is to dispel the myth that all fondants are bad...because OUR home-made fondant recipes are tasty!!!  Just ask our clients!
A beautiful set of wedding cakes in black and white for a Little Rock wedding at The Terry House.  Incorporate multiple styles, but still have a coordinated cake table.  Ruffles, hand painting, damask, and whimsy flowers work together.
The groom's cake for the Little Rock wedding of Clinton McDonald and Alicia Jackson.  What better surprise than to include a replica of his own Seattle Seahawks jersey and Super Bowl football, and the inspirations of his life.
This wedding cake for Krissa and Michael features their chocolate monogram surrounded by hand rolled pearl nuggets.  The bottom tiers are covered in ruffles ranging from light pearl to deep coral.
We love a challenge, and this Deer Mount groom's cake was amazing!  Red Velvet cake with white chocolate butter cream, and a chocolate outer covering blends into a rice cereal treat head with chocolate face and antlers.
This 40th birthday cake features a 3D 30 inch tall big mouth bass jumping straight up out of pulled sugar water.  Red velvet cake with white chocolate buttercream, white chocolate fondant, and modeling chocolates.
This wedding cake features a statement flower comprising of a central rose whose petals cascade above and below.  Tucked under the petals is hand formed sugar lace to match the bridal gown, and hand formed sugar pearls adorn the borders. Marriott Pinnacle Room, Little Rock.
The largemouth bass in miniature!  We took the same details from the 30" long bass and recreated it in a 4" tall chocolate figurine for this 6" wide retirement cake.
One of our most popular wedding cakes and birthday cakes to date is our fondant ruffles...either in solid white or ombred colors.
This 3D Tardis from Doctor Who is made of stacks of chocolate cake with raspberry preserve filling.  The outside is coated in chocolate ganache and carved frames of modelling chocolate.
This lovely wedding cake was beautifully lit by the large windows of The Little Rock Club, downtown.  It features a mix of buttercream and fondant tiers, blended seamlessly, and decorated with fondant flowers, sugar seed beads and pearls, and gelatin "sequins", to match the bride's dress.
This chocolate cake built for an avid Little Rock hunter is topped with a beautiful 3D Mallard duck.  The Mallard is sculpted out of rice krispy treats and Guittard chocolates.  Each detail is crafted using small clay modeling tools.  Cattails are chocolate on pretzels, dipped in cocoa powder.
This wedding cake features 5 tiers of white on white textures. 2 tiers are buttercream iced, and 3 are fondant covered.  A central monogram and flowers top off the elegant piece showcased in the solarium at The Terry House downtown Little Rock for the Golden/Miller wedding.
A very unique reception cake - the bride and groom's boston terrier puppy sculpted in velvet cake (minus the red) and covered in white chocolate fondant.  The sculpted cake was fully detailed, painted, and sculpted and then brown sugar sand was added to complete the beach scene.
This beautiful wedding cake at the Peabody features piped diamond work with silver pearls at each diamond intersection, vertical matte and pearl stripes, and feminine scrollwork.  It is topped of with bands of real crystal bling.  Cake stand from Events Rental and Floral in Conway.
Larry Johnson's Dallas Cowboys groom's cake, features a carved helmet, covered in buttercream icing and a fondant decorative, but completely edible, Tony Romo jersey!  Reception held at the Peabody (Marriott) of Little Rock, AR.
This mini wedding cake acts as the top tier to Whitney's wedding cupcake stand and dessert bar.  The buttercream iced cake is piped in a pattern to match the wedding gown embroidery, and the lovely statement flower with pearl center at the top is a 3D version of her applique.
A graduation cake of this magnitude deserves special attention.  Tassels and hat are sculpted in chocolate.  The diploma parchment is gumpaste and all letters and insignia are hand painted.
Cassie Welch and Dustin Farley celebrated their wedding reception at the Hot Springs, AR Museum Of Contemporary Art...a beautiful venue. Their cake featured fondant and buttercream tiers with white on white texture, and a single short golden tier to play off of the stand and the current art pieces.
Beware the chocolate zombies...although this chocolate sculpted birthday cake centerpiece isn't likely to do you any harm.
A beautiful wedding cake with a stunning focal point...the cascading rose petals are of the deepest red, gradually growing paler as they reach the top and bottom tiers.
This amazing birthday cake for Kace features sculpted chocolate animals from the Little Rock Zoo!  They're riding the little zoo train pulled by the happiest little engine that could!
Smaug and The Lonely Mountain are made of chocolate and sit on top of a fully handpainted and detailed sugar "parchment" map.  This amazing Hobbit Cake was created for Hunter's 14th Birthday in Little Rock, AR.
This carved cake is completely covered in smooth buttercream.  To add realism to the crawfish boil we added realistic corn and boiled potatoes mini cakes, also from shaped cake and piped buttercream.
This small cake feeds approximately 15 people and is carved and painted to look like a stained glass window.  This custom cake is half almond cake with almond fondant and half white cake with lemon curd and lemon fondant.
This 3d sculpted owl cake is based on the Origami Owl mascot for a Little Rock jewelry design event hosted by designer Mary Rebidue!  The cake feeds approximately 24 people and is almond cake with fruit filling and buttercream and fondant covering.
This show piece, Hiroshige watercolor art inspired wedding cake, features birds on blossoming branches in bas relief on a slightly tilted top tier.
Gender reveal cakes are all the rage right now in Arkansas!  This honey bee hive is sculpted from white cake with lemon filling and covered in lightly flavored lemon buttercream. The little honeybees are made of fondant and almond slivers for the wings.
This buttercream 50th Wedding Anniversary cake incorporates embossed white chocolate on the board and white chocolate monogram topper.
The perfect groom's cake for the perfect marriage!  We could put your likeness in carbonite if you wish!
Let us help you build a dessert bar for your wedding.  Featured here are mini smores, cake pops, marshmallows and petits fours, French macarons, and a variety of chocolate truffles.
If you are looking for a unique, amazing cake in Little Rock, AR, or Central Arkansas for that matter, then Natalie Madison's Artisan Cakes is who you want to contact! 

With an eye for balance and deliberate attention to detail, you won't be disappointed!  

Each cake is custom designed, in styling and flavor, just for you!
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"You literally COULD NOT tell that the icing was fondant and the taste was, without a doubt, the most incredible thing I have ever put in my mouth! Natalie Madison's Artisan Cakes is in the Top 5 of my most favorite finds in 2013! "
Heather - Mrs. Style Seeker

"The artistry of your cakes is amazing, and the taste and texture were wonderful as well - - - even for those of us who do not typically eat cake/desserts!"
 -Scott Scholl

"You are such an artist!! Not only are your cakes gorgeous, they just might be the most delicious cakes ever!! "
-Beth Barber

"The cake was beyond perfection!!! She wouldn't let anyone eat it at the party, and kept it in her room for 2 days!
We finally took it to school for play practice and the kids devoured it. I was so glad you sent the "leftovers" or I would never have gotten any - but it was DELICIOSO!!!
Rest assured, you have a new client for life, and I have passed out every single one of your cards!!!"
-Audrianna Grisham

"You asked if we liked fondant, to which we replied "no".  You gave us a taste of your lemon and vanilla fondant cakes and we fell in LOVE with your fondant!  You have absolutely the BEST fondant we have ever eaten!!"
-Georgette Selby Dwyer

"The cakes that are produced come next to none.  They are always well thought out, gorgeous, and might I add delicious cakes!"
- Arteja Stamps

"A little piece of heaven!"
-Jenel R.

"My cake was just as lovely on the inside, as it was on the outside!"
-Heather Wilsey

"Natalie,
 I just wanted to express to you how amazing our crawfish cake both looked and tasted!! Everyone absolutely LOVED it.. It was a huge hit for our 10 year party! You are crazy talented!
 Thank you again, and btw, all of your cards were taken:)"
 Amy Sibrava

​"We take a very limited number of cakes each week.  My goal is to focus on each cake, as if it were a piece of art, and to finish every detail to perfection."
-Natalie Madison - Owner/Baker/Decorator at Natalie Madison's Artisan Cakes - Little Rock, AR
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Awesome 3D big mouth bass cake in red velvet cake with white chocolate buttercream and white chocolate fondant.  Water, splash lines, and fishing line and lure are of pulled sugar.  Cattails and sign of dark chocolates and gumpaste.
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