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April 19, 2015

Support the Bulls with some McDonald’s (cake) fries!

We hear that the Chicago Bulls had an amazing match last night against the Milwaukee Bucks! They kept a steady 10-point lead throughout the entire game, we are certainly impressed with the Bulls this season! To keep our cheer on for our home team, we are sharing with you what we’ve done to create this awesome basketball cake! Check it out: This looks pretty cool doesn’t it! Word on the street is that the Bucks vs Bulls ended up with a final score of 91-103. You know what this means??? McDonald’s gives away a free Big Mac within 48 hours… Read more »

April 15, 2015

Let’s avoid a scene from Jaws as we hit up the waves in this heat!

The beautiful sun is out and it is getting too hot to do anything that we don’t want to do! Work, school, the list is pretty much endless. Go and kick back to enjoy the heat out on the beach. Kids, be careful out there, don’t swim too far or else you’ll end up like this… Yes, that’s right. You can have fun but be careful to not have too much fun in this gorgeous weather. This snapshot is actually from a creation from our terrific cake decorators here. It really looks like this: How great does the frosting look?… Read more »

April 8, 2015

Shout out to all the superhero fans out there!

Who is your favorite superhero? Batman, Superman, Spiderman, the list goes on and on! Our team at Alliance Bakery recently created a beautiful cake mimicking the first spring issue of the comic for Batman. This definitely takes us back to our childhood! Do you remember the good old days when we were kids and comics were the best thing to ever happen? Superheroes gave us dreams and we would be so keen to read the next comic issue that got released. None of this online business yet! This cake definitely brings back these terrific retro memories. Comics that only cost 10c???… Read more »

April 1, 2015

Happy April Fool’s Day! The only day where you get to pull off that awesome prank you’ve been thinking up for the entire year!

The sun is shining. The forecast for the windy city is set for the highs. Can April Fool’s Day get any better than this? Yes it can! Today we’re in the mood for some delicious chips. We know we’re a bakery but sometimes we get some savoury cravings!   We’d like some ketchup flavoured ones please!   Did we fool you? We’d like to think that we did Our amazing team did this spectacular cake of Lay’s Ketchup Chips. Our senses were definitely blown way out of the normal proportion. Is it a packet of chips? Or is it a… Read more »

March 29, 2015

Need to fight the cold? Step over Simba, there’s a new cat in town!

Who is sick of this weather? It’s Spring already so let’s fight the cold together! Our amazing team here at Alliance Bakery gave life to this powerful ready-to-attack tiger cake one could use to chase the blues. Doesn’t the predator almost look alive?   You’ve been warned… Please don’t use such a fearful creature-like cake to scare off the young ones! Yes, even if they like the idea of tigers that much! If it’s Halloween, well, that’s another story…

March 15, 2015

Spring offerings

Spring is just a few days away! Last couple of weeks to get your fix of pumpkin spice, balsamic fig, and yuzu macarons. A few new macaron flavors are in the works and will be available at the end of March. We’re already offering iced coffee and iced tea, and our outdoor patio will be up in the next week! Have you visited Alliance Patisserie yet? If not, it’s a good time to grab a cappuccino and walk around the gorgeous sunny River North.

December 17, 2014

Winter Holiday Menu!

It’s now time to order delicious treats for your family dinners and your parties with friends. Give us a call to place an order from our special holiday menu or stop on by and fill out an order form. 773-278-0366 Our delicious offerings: Holiday Iced Cookies $3.25 — in assorted styles Gingerbread Cookies $3.25 Gingerbread House (decorated) $45 Large Gift Box $28 Small Gift Box $14 Buche De Noel (chocolate mocha) $28 Gift Box Cake (6 servings) $25 Holiday Decorated Cupcakes $3.50 Red & Green Cake Pops with sprinkles $2.50 6” Cheesecake plain or straw swirl $28 6” Flourless $28… Read more »

November 10, 2014

Something Sweet & New: Alliance Patisserie

We have some very exciting news around these parts that we’ve been waiting to share. Our owner and executive chef, Peter Rios, is embarking on a new adventure and opening a new location, Alliance Patisserie, coming to Chicago’s River North neighborhood in early December 2014. This patisserie will feature desserts with French technique with a modern twist. We plan to have entremets (mousse cakes), macarons, petite gateaux, and viennoiserie available on-site each day, alongside fresh made salad and sandwich offerings. Our new location will be at 615 N State Street. We can’t wait to see you there!

October 27, 2014

‘Tis the Season!

It is that time of year again (where did the days go?!) and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. As always, Alliance Bakery has your dessert table covered! This year, we are offering the following: HOLIDAY SPECIALS — Pecan Nut Cup (by the half dozen), Pumpkin Spice Macarons, and Iced Turkey Cookies. TARTS (4″, Individual Serving) — Pumpkin and White Chocolate Cream Tarts CAKES (6″) — Pumpkin Spice with Cream Cheese; Flourless Chocolate Cake PIES – Apple, Pumpkin, Pecan, Cherry CHEESECAKE (6″) – Plain, Pumpkin, Raspberry Swirl CUPCAKES – Carrot, Red Velvet, Pumpkin, Vanilla, Chocolate We’re taking orders now for… Read more »

April 12, 2014

Summer is Here!

The days are longer, the mercury is rising, and our patio is bustling. Stop by and grab an Iced Coffee or Hibiscus Tea Lemonade and enjoy the summer days. We’ve got all sorts of treats for your barbecue, pool party, or summer celebration. Take the Holly, a hazelnut tart with almond cream, piled high with fresh strawberries, is there anything better on a hot summer day? We don’t think so!

March 1, 2014

Fat Tuesday

Paczki’s They’re here, just in time for Mardi Gras! Stop in for pick up this weekend or call to pre-order for March 3rd and Fat Tuesday (March 4th). We’re also offering King cakes! Flavors for paczki’s include: Raspberry Rose / Strawberry / Cherry / Blueberry Lemon / Apricot Orange / Vanilla Bean Pastry Cream with Ganach / Apple

January 18, 2014

Winter Hours

Please check out our winter store hours: Monday through Thursday: 6:00 AM – 7:00 PM Friday and Saturday: 6:00 AM – 9:00 PM Sunday: 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM Thank you!