Paige Reineke likes a good cardio schedule and body weight lifting session, particularly when the reward is a piece of cake.
By day, she operates as a conditioning mentor at Orangetheory Physical fitness in Ames. In her spare time, Reineke is operator of Cake First Then Cardio, wherever she does custom made cake orders out of her dwelling-primarily based kitchen area in Boone.
“These are two things I find to be crucial in life,” she explained. “I recognized I was obtaining excellent at it and I required to learn a lot more about baking the irony of me remaining a personalized trainer. The (bakery) identify ties into my conditioning background. I’m 100 % acquiring cake ahead of I have cardio. The name wasn’t supposed to stick — I came up with it randomly coming up with a business enterprise card, but it operates.”
Initially from Wilmer, Minnesota, Reineke studied video output in faculty but didn’t close up putting that diploma to use. She lived in Ames for a several years just before generating the go to Boone. Although studying for her personalized coach certification (in the beginning for own use and not to switch into a career), she sought out a enjoyable way to consider a crack from studying.
“Baking took me absent from the guides,” she claimed.
All of her baked products are created from scratch and require a handful of days’ recognize to entire. She delivers choose-up, delivery and meet-up choices in the location with notes out there to enclose with your order.
If you can aspiration it up, she can craft it. Hence, she does not present a official menu.
“I also definitely love the decorating,” she explained. “Let your creativeness operate wild. I can do any taste, any goody (inside of my qualities) and any dietary limitations. I can place cereal in the cake batter. The possibilities are countless.”
Reineke finds it handy to perform from a image and admits she is not only a self-taught baker, but also a self-taught decorator.
“My drawing capabilities are stick figures (when it comes to art),” she said with a laugh.
But in the form of frosting, her decorating functionality is solid.
“I like whimsical and exquisite types. I pipe frosting and also get the job done with fondant,” she reported.
She likes producing floral types and characters, which are time-consuming but a good deal of enjoyment, she stated.
Her most popular requests are for elaborately embellished spherical cakes and chocolate is a top taste choice. Cookies, cookie cakes and cheesecakes are also some of her specialties and most normally ordered treats.
“I can do sheet cakes, but do not get a large amount of all those orders,” she explained. “Also, minimize out cookies and cupcakes aren’t as common. I do wedding day cakes. Price tag does count on ingredient charges, stage of problem and time used on your purchase. You’re more than welcome to chat with me about selling price so we can talk particulars.”
She most enjoys making birthday cakes for children.
“They surely lean extra towards the whimsical decorating: the common unicorn cake is often exciting,” she claimed.
Initially, she tried using to modify some of her recipes to be extra “diet” pleasant but was satisfied with blended effects.
“I tweaked recipes and located out it is really hard to do. Baking is a science,” she explained. “The additional cardio you do, the much more cake you get to consume.”
For much more information or to area an get, Reineke may be contacted at: [email protected] and by way of her Facebook web site.