Jean A. Schapowal from Cakes with Character, is an award winning cake artist based in Long Island, New York, creating cakes for over 15 years. Having been a cartooning and Illustration major in art school, Jean brings her cartoony, pop, comic book style to her cake creations. Jean competes regularly in cake shows across the country, placing with many of her entries and contributes to many online cake collaboations. Jean was also a finalist for a Cake Masters award for best collaboration and has appearred on numerous TV cake challenges. She loves to create fun and engaging pieces, cakes that “pop”. When people see one of her creations, they can say, “oh thats a Jean cake”!

Meet Jean owner/cake artist


- Founder of Simpsononymous (an organization helping to promote cancer awareness through edible art!)

- Member Long Island Baking and Pastry Guild

- Icing Smiles Sugar Angel since 2013

- Contributor to several online cake collaboration

- Stephen and Alexandra Cohen Childrens Hospital

- Sid Jacobsen JCC Auction for Excellence



- 2010 NY Cake Competition, placed 1st in Division

- 2011, 2013 CT Cake Competition, placed 1st in Division, Decorators, Choice & People's Choice

- 2012, 2013 Garden State Cake Show, placed 1st in Division

- 2014 National Capital Area Cake Show, placed 4th

- 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Oklahoma Sugar Art Show, placed 3rd, 2nd, 2nd, 1st & Sponsor's Choice

- 2014 NY Cake Show, placed 3rd

- 2015 Cakefest, placed 1st in Division

- 2016, Cakefest, Cookies, cupcakes and decorated board

- 2018, 3rd Place winner professional category The Show Me Sweets Show

- 2018, Bronze in the Oklahoma Sugar Art Show Grand National category

- 2018, 2nd Place Sweet Fest In Atlanta Professional wedding and Professional Sugar Art




- 2014 Nov Issue of Cake Masters Magazine

- Newsday

- Hicksville Illustrated

- Featured in Cake Wrecks Sundays Sweets and Between the Pages blogs




169 Dartmouth Dr

Hicksville, New York


PH: (516) 935-6924

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