The various stages of The Dream Cakes Academy proprietor, Ashwini Sarabhai‘s journey from being an electronics engineer to a professional cake designer and baker.
Who We Are
Ashwini is an award-winning Cake Artist, born and brought up in the lovely city of Mumbai. An electronics engineer, Ashwini worked in the IT sector for a while before she entered the sweet world of Cakes.
In the Cake decorating and Baking field, she is trained from reputed institutes and experts in the industry in USA. Her Venture “The Dream Cakes Academy” is where she creates designer cakes, conducts
workshops and Online Classes\workshops for Cake Decorating Art. She has been instrumental in training and educating 1000s of artists.
She has always been an innovator and accordingly came up with India’s first Online Cake Making courses which helped many home bakers and artists who were not able to travel for in person courses and at very economical cost.
She was also instrumental in launching Sugar Magazine, India’s first cake art magazine to showcase and promote the immense talent in India.
Diversifying and making use of her experience and knowledge, she has now entered into the product manufacturing segment and has successfully launched a first of its kind in the world, unique and versatile product named ShineLine. This is a Ready to use metallic piping gel which aims at making work easy and brilliant for a cake decorator. This has been very well appreciated around the world.
Her creations have been featured in many National and International Magazines, websites, Newspapers and TV Shows.
She is the proud Ambassador for India and Approved Teacher for the prestigious International Cake Exploration Society (ICES.org) headquartered in USA.
Awards and Accolades
Winning the runner’s up in Students wedding cake competition 2006 at the French Pastry school, Chicago, paved the way for Ashwini in the field of Cake Decorating.
Best in Division and Best in Category award at the New England Cake Show (Connecticut Cake Competition) in 2009 boosted her morale.
She has been awarded the Top 10 Cake Artist in India by Cake Masters Magazine, UK for 2017 and also 2018.
She was also the finalist for 2 consecutive years in the prestigious Cake Masters Magazine Awards 2018 and 2019, aka Cake Oscars, in the Sugar Flowers Category.
She was also a part of the Judging panel for the first ever Indian Cake Awards 2019.
Recently, she also was a big part of the Incredible India Welcome Display at the Cake International Show in Birmingham, UK. Her work had been highly recognized and appreciated by top artists around the world.