Fun Meets Decadence at Trinity’s Custom Dessert Studio

I don’t often order dessert, especially at lunch, but when you eat at a restaurant that is connected to their bakery, you get dessert. 

Last week, I tried a restaurant called Bucket Headz for the first time.  This little Southern home cooking restaurant is a hidden gem, owned and operated by veterans.  It’s an Albuquerque Magazine Best of the City Award winner for best Soul Food, and boy did they deserve it!  

While sitting in the booth, awaiting my Fried Catfish Po’Boy, my 3 year old daughter kept exclaiming, “Cake!”.  We look over, and there is a bakery attached to the restaurant, Trinity’s Custom Dessert Studio, and on display are the most unique and beautiful wedding cakes and party cakes.  I walked her over to catch a better view of the cakes, and ended up meeting the owner, Malaika Marks.  She was sweet, funny, and surprised my little dessert monster with an Emoji cookie! (See below)  We said our thank yous and went back to our booth.  Later, I perused the bakery a bit further and learned they have a variety of fun services and products.  

emoji cookie dessert

She approves!

emoji cookie dessert

Giving it a try…










Trinity’s offers: (from their website)

Children’s cake Decorating:  

Follow their cake artist as they walk the children through a step by step process using a variety of fun techniques to create their own edible masterpiece.  Class includes 2 cake design instructors and 1 party host to ensure students get the individual help they need.   Best of all…THEY HANDLE THE SETUP AND CLEAN UP!

Canvas and Confections:

Learn canvas painting from expert instructors from Sisters Paint & Wine Studio.   Their professional confectionery instructors will also teach you to decorate your choice of delicious and beautiful sugar cookies or cupcakes.  Fun for birthday parties, bachelorette parties, corporate events and team building.  Prices start at only $40 per student.  **NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY**

Paint and Wine Class: 

Guided by expert instructors from Sisters Paint & Wine Studio, you will learn techniques to create your very own canvas masterpiece while enjoying delicious local wines.  **NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY.  NON-ALCHOHLIC BEVERAGES AVAILABLE.  ​Only $40 per student.

Lunch and Learn Class:  

Learn to decorate delicious desserts and enjoy lunch while you learn!   Class topics vary from decorated cakes, cupcakes or cookies.  Approximately 120 minute sessions.  Prices ranges from only $38 to $45 per person including lunch.

Girls’ Night Out: 

HAVE FUN HANGIN’ & FROSTIN’ WITH THE GALS!!!  What could be a better gift for the busy ladies in your life than a private party that is planned completely for them? Let Trinity’s host your next Ladies’ Night Out, Bridal Shower or Bachelorette Party where your guests will learn new techniques and take home their creations. They handle the prep and the cleaning and the guests are only responsible for enjoying the activity and the company.  They offer a variety of party options, from decorating cookies to creating fondant cakes.  Minimum of 6 participants required.  Starting at only $35  per person.

Now, if all of that sounded amazing, head over to their website where there are TONS of other classes and parties listed!!

Also, if you are coming into Bucket Headz for an amazing Southern meal, or if you want some great party favors or party activities for your kids’ birthdays, they sell Coloring Book Cookies, complete with a large, royal icing cookie with black and white image printed on it, paint brush and smaller color palette cookie.  Simply dampen the colors on the palette cookie, wet your brush, and paint! (Then EAT and ENJOY your dessert!)

Coloring Book Cookie Kit

The whole Coloring Book Cookie Kit, plus our cup of water

Taking turns!


Coloring book cookies, dessert time

Eating their masterpiece!







I have a short video of my 3 crazy kiddos trying out one of Ms. Malaika’s Paint Cookies!  They told me several times they loved it, and thanked me for bringing it home for them…now I have to run out there and buy a few more!!  Definitely recommend those!!  Check out the video below to see how easy and clean this activity is!!

Here is the YouTube video link: Coloring Book Cookie Video

So, make it a great day and head over to Trinity’s Custom Dessert Studio and Bucket Headz on San Pedro, near Gibson, and you can go ahead and thank me later!



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