This Oakland bakery's showstopping floral cakes combine California produce with Black food culture

The petite, lemon olive oil cake of Two Chicks in the Mix, a bakery run out of shared kitchens in Alameda and Los Angeles, feeds only a few people, although it’s crafted as if it could be the main display at a wedding. Baker Malaka Wilson-Greene, who lives in Oakland, frosts it with buttercream in a semi-naked style and arranges vibrantly colored fresh flowers on top, giving the cake artistic ikebana vibes with hot pink, marigold orange and pale yellow zinnias.
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This Oakland bakery's showstopping floral cakes combine California produce with Black food culture

The petite, lemon olive oil cake of Two Chicks in the Mix, a bakery run out of shared kitchens in Alameda and Los Angeles, feeds only a few people, although it’s crafted as if it could be the main display at a wedding. Baker Malaka Wilson-Greene, who lives in Oakland, frosts it with buttercream in a semi-naked style and arranges vibrantly colored fresh flowers on top, giving the cake artistic ikebana vibes with hot pink, marigold orange and pale yellow zinnias.
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