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About

We were featured on Food Network's hit show, Cupcake Wars!
We were featured on Food Network's hit show, Cupcake Wars!

The Sweet Tooth is a specialty bakery known for our delicious variety of gourmet cupcakes serving the entire KC metro for catering and a store in Blue Springs. Our mission is to promote happiness by providing customers with the ideal dessert in individual serving sizes. Baking is our passion and our great line of products and extensively researched business plan positioned us to grow and promote happiness in our community for many years to come! We offer an amazing lineup of cupcakes, cookies, cake pops and cheesecakes from our store in Blue Springs and we think it's time we spread our sweet happiness all across the Kansas City Metro. We have built an active Facebook fanbase and keep them engaged with frequent and interesting posts. Click Here, to become our fan on Facebook.

Who Are We

The Sweet Tooth Cupcakery and Dessert Shop
The Sweet Tooth Cupcakery and Dessert Shop

We are The Sweet Tooth, our Company mission is to promote happiness.  What better way to do that than make amazing cupcakes, cookies and other great desserts and provide service that always makes our customers smile?  We started the company a little over two years ago when my wife, and co-founder Amy, was watching one of the popular cupcake shows on television.  Amy has always loved to bake and was not passionate about her full time job.  She started experimenting with different cupcake flavors using high quality, fresh ingredients.  We sent samples anywhere we could and asked for feedback.  We got great reviews and orders started flowing in, we were in business!  We rented commercial kitchen space and focused on catering weddings and filling individual orders while we built our customer base.  In January, we were able to open our store in our hometown Blue Springs, Missouri and Amy was able to leave her job.  We have been growing quickly and the demand for our desserts has extended beyond Blue Springs.  We want to make sure everyone that would like to enjoy our treats has access to them, and with The Happiness Mobile, we can make that happen.  

Our Goal

Join our Happiness Campaign, the only positive campaign this election season.  The goal of The Happiness Campaign 2012 is to raise the funds needed for The Sweet Tooth to launch our Happiness Mobile.
Join our Happiness Campaign, the only positive campaign this election season. The goal of The Happiness Campaign 2012 is to raise the funds needed for The Sweet Tooth to launch our Happiness Mobile.


Our goal is to raise a minimum of $15,000 to launch The Happiness Mobile, a truck to bring our delicious desserts to locations throughout the Kansas City Metro and beyond. We will release a weekly schedule with locations and times and the happiness mobile will show up loaded with our amazing line up of desserts to sell. We will have our cookies, cake pops, cheesecakes and of course our award winning cupcakes available for sale. In addition we will offer coffee, juice, many flavors of Shatto Milk and shirts from The Happiness Mobile. On the weekend, The Happiness Mobile can visit fields and parks to offer treats to families while their children play sports like soccer and softball. The Happiness Mobile will also set up at festivals, carnivals and other outdoor events. We can even bring our desserts outside of the Kansas City metro, allowing residents of Columbia, Lawrence, Topeka, and Manhattan to enjoy our treats as well. Join us, and be a part of something great. Help us spread happiness by launching The Happiness Mobile!

Recognition and Charity 

Charity Cupcakes
Charity Cupcakes


The Sweet Tooth has been recognized for many accomplishments even though we have only been open for a short amount of time.  In March 2011, only 6 months after we started taking orders, we entered and won the cupcake contest at the Love in Bloom Bridal Show at Powell Gardens.  We had an article on the front page of The Independence Examiner and a follow up article later in the year.  We appreciate the support we receive from our community and give back whenever we can.  We have worked with Marian Hope, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Grow Blue Springs and many other non-profit organizations.  We also attended KC Cakefest and helped raise funds for “The Whole Person.”  

How will we use the funds

Our ever popular Chocolate Cookie Dough Cupcake. With one of our rewards you can change the name of this or any other cupcake for a week!
Our ever popular Chocolate Cookie Dough Cupcake. With one of our rewards you can change the name of this or any other cupcake for a week!

We will use the funds generated from the project to launch The Happiness Mobile, our cupcake truck. We will use the funds to purchase a used step van. Walls will have to be installed inside and the truck would be wired for electricity. We will also use the funds to equip the van with the supplies and equipment required per food code, including sinks, stainless steel countertops, refrigerators, shelves and other supplies. We will also wrap the truck with graphics and Sweet Tooth branding. We will also need a generator and air-conditioning unit.  The $15,000 is the minimum amount needed to launch this project, any additional amount will help assure the success of The Happiness Mobile.  

Thank you for taking the time to review our project. We will post updates and videos often and plan on writing a new blog post everyday in October.  Please consider joining The Happiness Campaign 2012 by making a pledge.  This will be the most positive and sweetest campaign this fall, and you can help us promote happiness.  

Risks and challenges

The only major challenge for this project is funding, and this campaign will resolve that challenge. The other challenges include finding the right truck, equipment and obtaining the appropriate permits. We already done these when opening our shop earlier this year.
Our risks are minimized. We have a shop, we have amazing products and we have a growing customer base.

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    Level 1 - This pledge level will allow anyone the opportunity to be a part of this project and help deliver sweet happiness throughout the Kansas City Metro and beyond. For your pledge, you will receive a thank you letter, via snail mail… yes from the US Post Office signed by the two founders of The Sweet Tooth and a voucher for a free cupcake. No matter where you are you can help fund the Happiness Mobile with this reward level.

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    Level 2 - For this pledge level, you will receive a Sweet Tooth magnet, a thank you on our website and Level 1. No matter where you are you can help fund the Happiness Mobile with this reward level.

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    Level 3 - At this level, you will receive a Sweet Tooth "Team Cupcake" T-Shirt and everything in Levels 1 and 2. No matter where you are you can help fund the Happiness Mobile with this reward level.

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    Level 4 - At this level, you will receive a dozen cookies from The Sweet Tooth mailed to you and everything in Levels 1, 2 and 3. No matter where you are you can help fund the Happiness Mobile with this reward level.

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    Level 5 - At this level, you will receive a dozen cupcakes from The Sweet Tooth and everything in Levels 1, 2 and 3.

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    Level 6 - At this level, you will receive a custom 6x6 inch badge that could include a company logo on the back of the Happiness Mobile and everything in Levels 1, 2, 3 and 5.

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    Level 7 - At this level, you will receive a custom 12x12 inch badge that could include a company logo on the back of the Happiness Mobile and everything in Levels 1, 2, 3 and 5.

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    Level 8 - At this level, you will get the opportunity to sponsor one of The Sweet Tooth’s Flavors of the Week! One week of the year, you get to select the Flavor of the Week from our rotation of cupcakes, and change the name of the cupcake for that week. We will also write a blog post about you (or your company) that week to announce your flavor. The name you select must be pre-approved by management. You will also receive everything in Levels 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7.

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    Level 9 - At this level, you get the opportunity to sponsor one month at The Sweet Tooth. We will add the name you choose to the month you sponsor and you will get to select the flavors of the week for the entire month! We will also write a blog post about you (or your company) that month to announce the flavors you selected. The name you select must be pre-approved by management. You will also receive everything in Levels 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7.

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    Level 10 - At this level, we will work with you to come up with your perfect cupcake, frosting and filling flavors. You will name your creation and it will go into our Flavor of the Week rotation. We will also write a blog post about you (or your company) that week to announce your flavor. We will also host a private event at The Sweet Tooth to launch your flavor. The name you select must be pre-approved by management. You will also receive everything in Levels 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7.

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    Level 11 - At this level, you will get the opportunity to sponsor the Happiness Mobile for a year! Our cupcake truck will be referred to as the “

    Happiness Mobile” for a full year. We will also include your name and logo (if applicable) on both sides of the truck. We will also make the Happiness Mobile available to you filled with our desserts for your party or event. The name you select must be pre-approved by management. You will also receive everything in Levels 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 and 8.

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Funding period

- (33 days)