Sandra's Cakes

An Artisan Custom Cake Studio

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Sandra Durbin, a self taught cake artist, loves creating artistic and creative wedding cakes, birthday cakes, 3 Dimensional cakes and special occasion cakes.  We serve the areas of Indian River County through Broward County.  Our cakes are deliciously tasty and moist and baked fresh totally from scratch. 

 Our cake studio is located at 1284 Industrial Blvd,  Port St. Lucie, Fl., 34952. We are open Tuesday through Saturday by appointment only. 

We look forward to serving you and making your celebration more memorable with a unique cake that is sure to have the "WOW" factor.

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Port St. Lucie, Florida

Serving St. Lucie County, Martin County, Indian River County, Palm Beach County and Broward County

Tel. 772-528-3159

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St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce


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Underwater Theme Birthday Cake


3D Dino Cake

Made this cool looking cake for a special little boy who loves dinosaurs.  Loved making this cake and was very happy with the final result.  Everyone loved it and it was "the party" according to mom.  Thanks so much for allowing me to make a special cake for Eddy!  This was a chocolate cake filled with raspberry buttercream and preserves. Sooo Good!



Secret Service Police Batch Cake

This cake was a surprise for a groom who had just fulfilled his dream of becoming a Secret Service Agent.  Wow, what a great accomplishment!  His family surprised him during his wedding with this police batch cake.   




Martha Stewart Inspired Wedding Cake

I made this cake for a friend who fell in love with a similar design from Martha Stewart.  This was a vanilla rum cake filled and frosted with buttercream. 







World of Warcraft Cake

I designed this cake for Zach who loves to play World of Warcraft video games.  He created his own character and I replicated it in sugarpaste.  This was a moist chocolate cake filled with pepper mint buttercream, his favorite cake combination!

Fashionista Cake


My friend Chris was surprising his wife with a 40th birthday party and asked me to make a super special cake for his wife.  She is much into fashion and designer bags so I designed this Fashionista theme cake for her.  All edible elements made out of fondant and gumpaste.  Bottom cake was a chocolate cake with alternating layers of vanilla and chocolate buttercream.  Top tier was a super moist coconut cake filled with vanilla buttercream.



Tiffany Engagement Cake



 LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this cake.  It just turned out beautiful!  I designed this engament cake with a "Love Birds" theme for Franshesca and Xavier who celebrated their engament a couple of months ago.  This was a moist amaretto cake filled with alternating layers of vanilla buttercream and almond cream.



Anniversary Cake



Made this beautiful wedding anniversary cake for for my friend Amy who was traveling with it to Jacksonville for her In-Laws 50th wedding anniversary.  Happy to report that the cake made it there just fine!  and it was a big hit! 






 Designed this jungle themed cake for my friend Bobbie.  It matched the party invitation and decor.  Animals made out of fondant. 

Jungle Baby Shower cake by you.


XBOX 360 Birthday Cake and Football Cookies


Happy Birthday my dear Son!

What else could I have done for a cake!?  This was a yummy chocolate cake filled with whipped cookies and cream and chocolate ganache.  I'm glad you and your friends enjoyed the party and as I said, this is the last "big party" you are getting until you turn 18!

Love You,


Football cookies also for Carl's birthday.


Most Recent Creations

Happy Birthday Ryan!

I heard you had a wonderful birthday and that you loved the Pirate Themed cake I designed just for your special day!

Bottom tier was a moist vanilla cake and top a yummy chocolate cake filled with mocha creamcheese buttercream.







Hunting BirthdayCake


Seashell Theme Bridal Shower Cake

March of Dimes Baby Cake

Designed and donated this sweet cake to the March of Dimes Auction.


Golden Anniversary

Designed this 50th Anniversary cake for a big celebration.  Golden callas are handmade. This was a moist vanilla rum cake. 


Happy Birthday Sebastian!!!

Made this Scooby Doo cake for my sweet nephew Sebastian.  Moist vanilla cake filled with alternating layers of chocolate and vanilla buttercreams.


Ocean Theme Bridal Shower Cake

This beautiful ocean theme bridal shower cake was designed to match the party decor.  I was very pleased with how the candy seashells came out.  The bridal gown is made out of gumpaste.  This was a moist vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream.



Happy Sweet Sixteen Marie!

Made this soft pink pillow cake for Marie's Sweet Sixteen celebration.  She was going to put her own tiara on top of the cake.  This is a moist chocolate cake filled with chocolate buttercream.  Silver buttons and borders are hand painted.



We had a blast at your birthday party...the food wa soooo yummy!  

I designed this colorful Little Princess cake to match the party decor and colors.  The little princess is made out of gumpaste and so are the butterflies too. 



Baptism Cake

 This beautiful Baptism Cake was designed to match the twins' room decor and colors. This monkey theme cake is covered in fondant and the baby monkeys are also handmade out of fondant. 



Happy 1st Birthday Brody!

I know you will love your Baby Sesame Street Cake.  It's so fun and colorful!  All the characters are handmade out of fondant.  Cake is moist vanilla filled with vanilla buttercream and covered in fondant.  Airbrushed to achieve bright vibrant colors.  



Relaxing and ejoying a cigar! 

This cake was designed to reflect the things Joelle's Dad likes to do....relax, smoke a cigar and the Yankees!


Happy Birthday Dylan! 

I hope you have a great birthday party.  This Wii themed cake is covered in creamy buttercream and accented with fondant details.  The Wii remote control is edible too!


The Incredible HULK

This Hulk hand painted cake resembles the cover of a Comic Book.  Michael, the birthday boy, is an artist himself, and loves super heroes and comic books.  I wanted to make something special that he would appreciate.  Surely enough, he recognized the comic book cover when he saw the cake.  The cake was a vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream.  Covered in fondant and hand painted (free hand) with edible gel colors.  The cake was a hit! 


Shaunessy and Terry's Wedding Cake



Congratulations on your wedding Shaunessy and Terry! 


I truly enjoyed working with this lovely couple and was very happy when Terry called me the next day to tell me that the cake was amazing and that everyone enjoyed it as well! 


I loved how this Autum theme wedding cake turned out.   This cake was airbrushed to obtain a subtle champaign color and all the leaves and decorations were handmade and hand painted.   The figurines were also handmade and very unique to reflect the couple who actually provided the sketch for the figurines.


This cake had alternating tiers of Coconut Amaretto flavored cake filled with coconut buttercream, candied walnuts and caramel.  And vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream, strawberries and cream cheese buttercream.



Lingerie Cake

Made this cake for our friend Darren, who turned 40.   Cake was airbrushed.

Carrousel Horse Baptism Cake

The inspiration for this cake design was the horse they were using for the table centerpieces.  I replicated the horse and made it out of gumpaste.  It really turned out beautiful and definetely was the focal point of the cake. 

The cake was a vanilla rum filled with alternating layers of vanilla buttercream and fresh strawberries.

Precious Moments Birthday Cake 


Happy Birthday Diana!  This beautiful Precious Moments cake was designed for my friend Diana....she loves Precious Moments figurines and loves lavender color!  They recently got married and also wanted to savor their wedding cake flavor so I made this almond brandy cake for her special Birthday party.

Pigmy Rattle snake cake



Ok, so I know this is a little creepy, but there is a story behind it!  This snake/thumb theme cake was designed to surprise Nick on his birthday, after his close encounter with a Pigmy Rattle snake. I can't get over how real that thumb looks! 

Moist chocolate cake with alternating layers of peanut butter cream and vanilla cream with toasted almonds.

Modern Wedding Cake

This wedding cake was designed to match the colors of the wedding and the plaques on the bottom tier matched the design on the bridesmaid's dresses. 


Hannah Montana Guitar Cake


 This Hannah Montana guitar cake was covered in both buttercream and fondant.  All the decorations are edible made out of both gumpaste and fondant. 


Glamour Sweet Sixteen Cake



I hope you loved your cake as much as I enjoyed making it! 


This colorful, fun and bright Sweet Sixteen cake was designed for a young lady who is much into fashion and sports too!  I incorporated some designer logos on the bottom tier by hand drawing them in gumpaste circles and attaching them around the cake.   The zebra pattern was another fun element and the swirls added an elegant touch to the cake.


I love the combination of colors and patterns and just how fun it turned out.  This cake has alternating tiers of vanilla rum cake filled with creamy vanilla buttercream and chocolate cake filled with cookies and cream.


Covered in fondant.  All edible.


Designer Handbags Cakes

Patron Bottle Cake



This is a moist chocolate cake filled with alternating layers of vanilla bc and caramel drizzle and chocolate bc with choc chips.  


Baby Butterfly


This beautiful butterfly garden cake was especially designed for a family friend who was hosting a baby shower for her daughter.  All the decorations are handcrafted including the beautiful cuddly baby.  I did not want to let go of this one!

Perfectly Aged!

This wine bottle cake was made to celebrate Joe's 50th Birthday.  His lovely wife, Nichole, requested a cake to match the party theme.  This was a red velved cake filled with cream cheese buttercream and toasted walnuts. 



Diana and Gilbert


Congratulations on your wedding Diana and Gilbert!  I'm glad you loved the cake I designed for both of you and especially the handmade topper. 


This simple yet elegant wedding cake with a heart design  is covered in fondant. 


The bride and groom topper is handmade from gumpaste and the bride's dress was made to actually resemble her wedding gown.


The cake was a moist almond brandy cake filled with vanilla buttercream, which all the guests enjoyed.

Lainey's Farmyard


Happy Birthday Lainey! 

Another fun farmyard birthday cake.  All handmade decorations that include a cow, ducks, a pig, sheep, horses and a little squirrel.


I am so happy your party was so much fun and that the cake was a special part of it.  I'm also happy to know that your guests truly enjoyed the flavor of both cakes.


Thanks for the opportunity to make this fun and beautiful farm theme cake for your special day! 


Farm Theme Cake


Happy Birthday Addie!


Thanks for letting me know that your first birthday was filled with lots of fun!  Though I don't think you'll remember a lot of it, I'm sure your mommy took plenty of pretty pictures for you to look at later!


This colorful farm theme cake was designed to match the party decor.   I loved how it turned out and especially like the cow print bow. 


It was a moist vanilla cake filled with vanilla buttercream.

SpongeBob SquarePants Birthday Cake

I created this SpongeBob Square Pants Birthday Cake for my sweet little boy.  He turned 3 and loves SpongeBob.  The cake is covered in fondant and everyhthing is edible.  

Froggy Birthday Cake


I had a bit of extra time and really worked on the details for this cake.  From airbrush to royal icing piping, hand painted scrolls, pearls, handmade sugar frog and flowers, fondant dots on wire, fondant covered cake board, to luster dust painted details, this cake is surely a masterpiece.  I lost track of the hours I dedicated to this little beauty and hope Loretta was blowned away by it!  It is one of the most detailed cakes I've made.


Moist Vanilla Rum cake with creamy vanilla icing and covered in homemade fondant.

Choo Choo Train Cake

This train theme birthday cake was created for Alexander's 2nd birthday. He loves trains and his mom fell in love with this cake design. Everything is edible including the train. This was a moist vanilla cake. The bottom tier was filled with alternating layers of cream cheese buttercream and strawberries. The top tier was filled with French Pastry Cream.

Fondant Birthday Cake

 This beautiful cake was design to celebrate a 70th brithday cake.  Amy wanted to surprise her mom with a unique and beautiful cake.   She wanted me to use green so I created different shades of green and added some yellow for a nice contrast.  I truly love the bow and loops and just about everything on this cake.  Of course, everything is edible.  The bow and loops are made out of gumpaste and the cake is covered in homemade fondant.

This was a moist vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream.  Amy called me a couple of days later and said that the cake was absolutely amazing and tasted just as good.  She said that the leftovers got better as the days went by!

Indian Themed Cake

Sadhana, Congratulations on your Kuchipudi Arangetram.  I hope you liked the cake I designed for your very special presentation. 

I truly enjoyed making this indian themed cake.  I love the rich colors and variety of designs on each tier. The tiers were airbrushed to achieve the different colors and then brushed with luster dusts. The cake topper is also made out of gumpaste and the ball is covered with tiny gumpaste flowers.

Bottom tier is a vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream.  Middle and top tiers are chocolate cake filled with vanilla chocolate chip buttercream.

Fishing Theme Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday Jonathan! 

I heard you had an awesome party! Thanks for allowing me to make this funtastic  and colorful cake for you! 

The details on this fishing theme cake are all edible.  The undersea life, corals, fish, etc. are made from gumpaste and fondant.  I used brown sugar to resemble the sand.  The sign and figurine are made out of gumpaste too.  Vanilla rum cake filled with creamy vanilla buttercream .

Road of Life Birthday Cake


This cake was designed to celebrate Steve's 50th Birthday.  It is a "Road of Life" cake and has different elements that represent his life, family, sports, travels and work.  All the elements are edilbe made out of gumpaste and fondant. 


Under the Sea Baby Shower Cake


I designed this adorable underwater theme cake for Dawn's Baby Shower.  The cake matched the party decor.  All edible decorations, including the fondant baby.  Moist Vanilla cake filled with vanilla buttercream.

Fondant Baby

 This must be one of the sweetest baby shower cakes I've made.  I just love the little baby butterfly!  The design was inspired by a gift bag I had.  The baby is handmade using fondant...isn't she precious?!

It was a vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream and a thin layer of strawberry preserves.  




Handmade Wedding Cake Topper


This unique wedding cake features Luz and Mario as the cake topper.  This handmade wedding cake topper was created to resemble the happy couple and made out of gumpaste.  This lovely young couple wanted an elegant but also contemporary cake.   The yellow wedding cake color complimented the reception decor, which by the way was absolutely beautiful.  Everything on this wedding cake is edible.  Vanilla rum cake filledwith strawberry buttercream (fresh strawberries, yum!)

Modern Wedding Cake

I made this modern wedding cake for my friend Lorelle and Chris.  She has trusted me with many cakes and was blowned away by the cake I designed just for her.  I used the colors of the bridemaid's dresses as inspiration and some of the flowers she used in her bouquet. 

The cake topper is all edible and all the tiny flowers are handmade using gumpaste.  Some textures were used on the triangles to add dimension and then dusted with luster dusts. 

Red Velvet cake filled with cream cheese icing and toasted pecans, and Vanilla rum cake filled with raspberry preserves, lemon curd and vanilla buttercream. 

This is what she had to say:  "YOUR THE BEST...WE LOVED THE CAKE WOW!!! I knew i didn't have to worry about it.....your fantastic thank you!!! Thanks again, happy you came! Love ya!




Ocean Theme Wedding Cake

I love making untraditional wedding cakes!

Everything on this cake is edible, except for the cake topper, which was provided by the bride.  All the decorations were made using gumpaste or fondant.  The cake was a moist Bailey's flavored cake with a creamy vanilla buttercream covered in fondant.  This cake serves 100. 

Quinceañera Cake

Happy Birthday Diana! 

I hope your Quinceañero was everything you dreamed and more! 

This beautiful design was actually provided by Diana's Cousin.  She drew it and told me excactly what she wanted.  All the little flowers are edible and made out of gumpaste and dusted with luster dusts.  The cake topper was handmade too.

Vanilla cake filled with fresh strawberries, vanilla buttercream and light strawberry cream cheese. 


Lace and Roses Wedding Cake

This beautiful wedding cake features lace, pearls and roses and a gorgeous skirt on the bottom tier.  This is another version of "The Bride" design I created last year for a bridal show. 

Another vanilla rum cake filled with vanilla buttercream.  Still everyones' favorite!

Sweet Sixteen Cake

This whimsy Sweet Sixteen birthday cake was designed for a very sweet young lady.  Alyssa celebrated her 16th birthday with her best friends and family with a very bright and fun cake.  She was invloved in the color selection and design of this beautiful cake.  As a matter of fact, she choose the colors and where she wanted them!  I think she did a fantastic job....I'm going to have to hire her in the near future!  

This was a moist vanilla cake filled with raspberry buttercream.




Mickey Mouse Race Car


This was a fun race car cake I created for Dreux who loves Mickey and race cars! Happy Birthday Dreux!  The cake is covered in fondant and all of it is edible.  Vanilla cake filled with strawberry buttercream.


Whimsical Purse Birthday Cake


This fun and colorful purse cake was designed for Irina's Birthday.  It was a coconut cake filled with a heavenly cocounut buttercream, toasted cocunut and sugared walnuts.  I absolutely loved this combination and made a small sample of the cake for myself.  I also added chocolate drizzle and caramel to mine and it was incredible!