Shannon Bond is a master cake designer and sugar art instructor specializing in wedding and novelty cakes. Her career starts with an early love of the arts which combined with her love of baking, created a passion for cake design. Shannon is an award winning artist whose unique designs are known for impeccable details and artistry which frequently blend rustic, organic elements with delicate details from fashion and architecture. Since opening her business, Shannon Bond Cake Design, in Olathe, Ks in 2013, Shannon’s designs have been featured in countless magazines, publications and online blogs. In 2016, she was awarded with the prestigious Cake Master’s Wedding Cake Award for her wedding cake creations and in 2017 was named one of Cake Master’s Top Ten Cake Artists in the USA. She continues to strive to explore new techniques to create delicious, edible art designs with a modern aesthetic.
As a self-taught cake designer, Shannon enjoys experimenting with cake tools and piping tips in other ways than for what they were created. She also enjoys traveling to teach both buttercream and fondant techniques, as well as design classes that encourage students to think outside the cake box by looking beyond typical creations.
Shannon’s cake career started making cakes for her six children and husband who continue to “help” expand her creativity with ideas for their birthday cakes.