Category Archives: beauty

Matcha Cake \\ Sweet Laurel

Matcha Cake Matcha matcha matcha! Matcha is everyone’s favorite superfood these days, including ours! We made this amazing & delicious Matcha cake recipe exclusively to serve at the cake shop, but in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we thought we’d share the recipe on the blog. Try baking this for the festivities and bring it […]

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Activated Charcoal Latte \\ Sweet Laurel

Activated Charcoal Latte We all need a little more detoxification in our lives right? Well this latte does just that. Activated charcoal can help your body filter out undigested toxins, and it just happens to taste delicious as a latte. Our Activated Charcoal Latte is creamy and rich making it the perfect morning pick me […]

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Valentine’s Cupcake Cake

Valentine’s Cupcake Cake This is a fun Valentine’s Day favorite! If you’ve been following along, you know I make a special Valentine treat every year. Last year it was our decadent Chocolate Raspberry Cake, two years ago it was this Pretty Pink Heart Cake, and three years ago it was these adorable heart shaped Valentine’s […]

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The Sweet Laurel Cake, Coffee + Tea Shop \\ Sweet Laurel

  Sweet Laurel: Cake, Coffee + Tea by Claire Thomas From the beginning Laurel and I knew it needed to be a jewel box. Sweet Laurel has always had this “secret garden” quality. Our only form of marketing was through word of mouth, and I wanted the space to reflect that: like stumbling into an […]

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Healing Journey Update \\ Sweet Laurel

Healing Journey Update It’s been a while since I have given you an update about my healing journey! Healing through food has been my mantra since 2014. After my autoimmune disease ripped through me with a vicious force, my family intervened and encouraged to not put my health off another year. My top symptoms were energy depletion, extreme hormonal […]

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