Sylvia Weinstock, 'Queen of Cakes,' dies at the age of 91

Weinstock had baked cakes for Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Sofía Vergara and appeared on NBC's "TODAY," "Gossip Girl" and "Top Chef."

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Celebrity wedding cake maker Sylvia Weinstock died Monday at her New York City home. He was 91 years old.

Posted on the Instagram page of "Queen of Cakes" means "a cake designer who pioneered the sugar-flower wedding cake business and died peacefully at his home in Tribeca, surrounded by his loving family."

He left three girls.

Weinstock, originally a Long Island elementary school teacher, did not start baking until she was 50 years old and survived breast cancer.

"In 1975, I went on ice with my family. I don't like skiing, so I baked," he told The New York Times in 2019.

When a New York City baker who did not want to make wedding cakes began giving him orders, a business arose.

She baked cakes for Billy Joel, Mariah Carey and Sofía Vergara and appeared on NBC's "TODAY," "Gossip Girl" and "Top Chef."

He has also been a guest judge on the host of the Netflix song "Nailed It," and has been invited to re-judge the latest holiday episode.

"Even though Sylvia is not known for her A-list customer, everyone who ordered the cake got a touch of the celebrity Sylvia," she wrote on her Instagram account.

The baker with his glasses made his shell-shaped black glasses signed, and stamped them on all the cakes. He despised fondant, and worked only with buttercream, and baked more than a thousand cakes a year.His magic slaves appeared at weddings and celebrations in the United States, Japan, China, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Europe," Instagram said.

"His magic slaves appeared at weddings and celebrations in the United States, Japan, China, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Europe," Instagram said.

"She has raised generations of fans who love her, and it was common for her to make cakes to celebrate a couple, their children, and their children's children, at all the important events in their lives," he continued.

Weinstock told The New York Times that his work had given him "great joy."

“Most people don't remember the food, the music, or the flowers, but they remember the cake 30 years later,” he said. "I have a moment in everyone's marriage, which fills my heart."