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Monday 12pm - 3pm
Tuesday 11am - 6pm
Wednesday 11am - 6pm
Thursday 11am - 6pm
Friday 11am - 6pm
Saturday 11am - 3pm
Sundays & Holidays Closed
For custom orders
be sure & call to see if Barbara is in the house.
Mr. Owen does NOT take those orders!
God Bless You!
*Cookies & Pies
chocolate dipped strawberries
baby shower cakes & cookies
Welcome to Barbara's Home Page
As a little girl I loved to cook & bake, but especially decorate with foods! I won my 1st cake contest in elementary school. (They felt sorry for me because the top layer fell off.) A few years later when graduating from my first cake class, the instructor informed me that I have a talent from God! PTL! I dreamed for many years about opening a bakery in Grand Prairie & waited on the Lord for 19 years when He opened that door. Since then, God has opened many doors for the bakery to excel.
Our cakes have graced such places as: Four Season's Country Club, Fort Worth Club, Reunion Tower, Hilton Garden Inns, Marriot Hotels, Women's Clubs, several churches, & so many more that I cannot remember.
Interviewed on radio stations:
KCBI 90.9 FM,
formally KVTT 91.7 FM,
K104 FM ( that interview was so funny!)
Interviewed on the TV Show..."What's Happening" in Grand Prairie with former Mayor Pro-Tem Ruthe Jackson...also an interview with the Grand Prairie Reporter...Bob Fitch.
* Loves God
* Professional Cake Instructor
* Professional Cake Artist
* Master Baker
* Medal Winner
*Invited on the 2000 Culinary
Olympic Team in Berlin, Germany
*Demonstrated on several Cooking Stages
2' Gingerbread House Competition Winner: 1x 2nd Place (silver), & 3x's 3rd Place (Bronze) PTL
Dr. Christy Pinkham
Dr. Mark Kazewych
We WON the 2011 "SMALL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR" in Grand Prairie, Texas! Praise God! We won in the Top 5 Dallas A-List "Best Dessert" 3 times. PTL!
Barbara on Cooking Stages: Arlington's Women's Club, Fort Worth Convention Center, & Visions the Women's Expo @ the Infomart in Dallas.
Celeb's that love Barbara's....
The Chopin's "Nocturne" is performed live by Dr. Karen Murphy (Karl's sister, who is pictured). Thank you, Dr. Karen! She is teaching at Mississippi State.
At the age of 12 she was playing the organ @ the State Fair of Texas in Dallas. So gifted! PTL!
* Co Owner: Barbara's Cake & Cookie Boutique
* President of a Ministry..."Blessings of the Spirit"
* A & M History Grad (Both grandparents were school Administrators!
One in New England & One in New York.)
* Served on the Grand Prairie Historical Commission 6 years
Vice-Chaired for 2 years
* Owner: 2 Historical City Landmarks (home & business)
The home was Landmarked prior to serving on the Commission & the bakery after!
* Served 14 years in coffee service
* Makes the "Best Icing" in the world! PTL!
* Bakery SUPERMAN!
* A cat lover!
My Personal Testimony by Karl Owen...Co owner @ Barbara's....
I am Barbara's husband & co-owner of Barbara's Cake & Cookie Boutique. More importantly, I am a born again Christian & re-dedicated to The Lord Jesus in August, 1983, at my grandparents' house in Maine.
My wife & I will be praying for those that God puts in our path who have lost loved ones, including parents. Some of those folks are our dear customers who are now going through the holiday minus a loved one. WE can relate & understand! I admonish you all to 'take it to The Lord in prayer.' Let His Holy Spirit comfort in your times of grief. Jesus said "I am with you always..." (Matt. 28:20).
Honor your parents while & if they are still living. Visit them. Call them. Write them. Send them a card. Okay, e-mail them if you like. Remember them in your prayers. Honor them in life. Believe me, they will not always be around, that is, if you survive them. We also know that first-hand.
Remember: "...O, Taste & see that the Lord is good...." Psalm 34:8
WFAA Channel 8
Here are some of the people we decorated cakes for:
Dr. John McCaa, George Riba, Mike Castelucci, Brad Watson,
Byron Harris, Gloria Campos and several more....
Here we are with some of the people @ WFAA Channel 8
BTW...We had a gingerbread house on a TV commercial with Ronald McDonald Charities & Southwest Airlines. The children are standing around my gingerbread house! PTL It aired from California to New York during the holidays. The press found out & asked me for an interview. After that article came out, several people asked for my autograph! So funny.
We won: Taste of Grand Prairie 6 x's, Taste of Arlington 2x's,
the top 5 WFAA A-List Best Desserts 3x's! PTL!
Gourmet Cupcakes...only $1.50 each!
For the cake class you will be shown how to ice buttercream frosting for a round single layer cake and how to make dots, stars, shells, leaf work, figure piping, writing, roses, carnations, daisies, and mums. It is up to you to practice! Start squeezing a rubber ball now to build up your strength for decorating. The class is usually held on a Monday for approx. 2 hours from 9am–11am. *Barbara teaches private lessons only at this time.
Call to set up an appointment for your lesson!
Barbara's Basic Cake Class, Students, & decorating kit...here are some of our students.
Gourmet Cake Balls only...$1 each!
Larry Luckenbil, Tony Lopez, Captain Ranger, Rowdy
Bonnie Curry, Starlene Stringer, Frank Reed
Grand Prairie's Main St Festival Cake...we won Most Elaborate! PTL!
Pans for sale! Home & Professional Bakers...check out these pans! We also sell boxes, & cartoon kits!
WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!