"I feel like an artist in the kitchen—always inspired to create something delicious to share with my family and friends. It’s very fulfilling to be able to share my cooking with others."


Handcrafted desserts are based on rich, homemade recipes that bring feelings of comfort and love in every bite.


Pop-up Dessert Bar

My portable Pop-up Dessert Bar is a sweet addition to local markets and  in-store events. Follow along to see where
I'll be next!



From homemade caramels, cookies, and brownies to mini pies and jar cakes—delicious edible dessert favors are such a welcome treat for anyone to receive.


Dessert Shooters
Banana pudding, strawberry shortcake, chocolate cream pie, apple pie crumble, peanut butter Nutella mousse

Mini Pies + Tarts
Dutch apple, chocolate cream, coconut cream, banana cream, cherry, blueberry, pumpkin, peanut butter

Snickerdoodle, Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Butterscotch, Vanilla Sugar, Peanut Butter, White Chocolate Macadamia, Toffee Crunch

Treats + Bars
Chocolate fudge brownies, banana bread bars, cookie sandwiches, marshmallows, vanilla bean cheesecake bars, shortbread lemon bars

Scones: Cherry-Almond, Cranberry-Orange, Blueberry-Lemon, Chocolate Chip Mini Bundts: Butter pecan coffee cake, glazed vanilla pound cake, glazed coconut pound cake

Mini Cake + Jar Cake Flavors

• Carrot: Intensely moist carrot cake—filled with pineapple, coconut, and chopped walnuts—drenched in a buttermilk glaze then topped with a rich, cream cheese frosting

• German Chocolate: Fudgey, dark chocolate cake—topped with a rich, German chocolate frosting, filled with pecans and coconut

• Banana: Flavorful banana cake topped with a rich, cream cheese or maple buttercream frosting

• Peanut Butter: Chocolate fudge cake topped with a fluffy, whipped peanut butter frosting

• Red Velvet: Red velvet cake topped with a rich, cream cheese frosting

• Vanilla: Vanilla butter cake topped with smooth, Italian buttercream frosting


All desserts are handcrafted in small batches—inspired by richly-flavored, homemade recipes. No shortcuts or saving calories here! High-quality ingredients like butter and heavy cream are always used.

I utilize my Pop-up Dessert Bar to sell my packaged goodies on the go! You can find me at local markets and shops in the Chicago/Northwest Indiana/Southwest Michigan areas. Follow me on Instagram to see where I'll be next!

My custom-made whitewash wooden bar can be styled to fit a variety of settings with the addition of fresh florals, greenery, garlands, or hand-lettered calligraphy signs.  There are also a variety of styled Bar Carts available to use on their own or in addition to the Dessert Bar.

If you're interested in hosting a Sweet Melissa Pop-up Dessert bar in your market or place of business,  feel free to contact me!

My portable Pop-up Dessert Bar is a sweet addition to local markets and shops.
Follow along to find out where I'll be next!

Pop-up Dessert Bar


Delicious edible dessert favors are a welcome treat for anyone to receive. Ideal for weddings, showers, and parties—these custom favors won't be left behind...and may not last through the event!

Ever been slightly disappointed in the take-home favor from a wedding or shower? Picture that glass etched with the wedding date or the keychain with the couple’s photo. It’s a nice gesture—but not everyone will find these useful in everyday life. Delicious custom dessert favors are always crowd-pleasing—and won’t be left behind, believe me!

One-of-a-kind packaging and details really make an impression. The sky’s the limit—from satin ribbons to twine and mason jars—you can make favors as luxe or simple as you want! Dessert favor options: caramels, cookies, brownies, jar cakes, mini pies, mini bundt cakes, s’more kits with from scratch marshmallows and graham crackers.

Please contact me with your favor ideas or needs and I can put together a custom quote!

Let's get started!

I am so excited to meet you and create something delicious together!










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