Olivia O'Neal

Austin

Baking, Pastry, Dessert


Specialities

Baking, Pastry, Dessert

About Olivia O'Neal

Chef Olivia O’neal is the owner of Sugar Mama’s Bakeshop in Austin, Texas, where she produces sweets made with high-quality and responsibly sourced ingredients. She was recently named one of Austin’s “Influential Foodies Under 35” by Austin Gastronomist.   

Olivia opened Sugar Mama’s in 2008 after years of planning, prepping, and developing recipes. In the years since, she has gained wide-spread recognition from her victorious appearance on Food Network’s Cupcake Wars, where guest-judge, Weird Al Yankcovic, described her cupcakes as "scrumdiddlyumptious." Olivia also created Kanye West's 37th birthday cake, inviting national coverage from from E! News, Entertainment Tonight, Vibe, Billboard, People, and Us Weekly. 


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Olivia O'Neal's Video Tutorials

Classic Baked Donuts with Milk Glaze

Olivia O'Neal
Intermediate

With a kick of sweetness from a simple glaze, these tender, cake-like donuts make the perfect two-bite dessert.

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An Overview of Red Velvet Cake

Olivia O'Neal
Easy

Learn the about the history and basic techniques behind making red velvet cake.

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Southern Belle Red Velvet Cupcake

Olivia O'Neal
Intermediate

Enjoy this bright, playful southern cake in a bite sized cupcake.

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The Perfect Cream Cheese Frosting

Olivia O'Neal
Easy

Cream cheese offers a subtle savoriness that balances the sweetness of this classic, creamy frosting.

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An Overview of Buttercream

Olivia O'Neal
Intermediate

A simple, fluffy buttercream is a delicious companion to cakes, cookies and treats.

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Salted Caramel Snickerdoodle Cookies

Olivia O'Neal
Intermediate

The contrast of sweet cinnamon-sugar and salted caramel make these soft, chewy cookies irresistible.

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