* i now live in washington, d.c.! i’ll be back in durham for winter and summer breaks, though! * 

lena’s lunchbox also caters! for more than four years, i’ve been making desserts for b’nei mitzvot, engagement and birthday parties, graduation celebrations, and more. i list some of my most popular items here, but this isn’t all i do! much of my stuff is custom-made. i also list some standard pricing below, but the actual price might vary on the size and nature of the order. to place an order, send me a message through the contact section of my website.

*i generally ask for one week’s notice for standard orders, and two weeks’ notice for larger/custom orders* 


popular items

  • cake, cupcake, and cake pop flavors
    • chocolate
    • vanilla
    • red velvet
    • carrot
    • funfetti
    • pumpkin
    • strawberry
    • honey
    • coconut
    • banana
    • lemon
    • pink lemonade
  • frostings and fillings
    • chocolate buttercream
    • vanilla buttercream
    • cream cheese buttercream
    • brown sugar buttercream
    • lemon buttercream
    • chocolate ganache
    • lemon curd
    • fruit jam
    • salted caramel
    • coconut jam
  • cookies
    • chocolate or white chocolate chip
    • oatmeal raisin
    • sugar (decorated or plain)
    • gingersnaps
    • double chocolate chip
    • peanut butter
    • snickerdoodles
  • brownies and bars
    • brownies (frosted or plain; mix-ins optional)
    • cookie dough stuffed brownies
    • caramel pretzel blondies
    • lemon bars
    • cheesecake bars
    • 7-layer bars
  • french macarons (filled with one of the fillings listed above)


  • standard layer cake (3 layers with choice of frosting and filling)
    • 6-inch round cake (serves 8-12): $35
    • 8-inch round cake (serves 12-16): $45
    • 10-inch round cake (serves 20-25): $65
  • standard sheet cake (with choice of frosting and filling)
    • 1/2 sheet cake (serves 40-55): $70
    • full sheet cake (serves 85-100): $120
  • cookies: $1 each
  • brownies and bars: $1.25 each
  • french macarons: $1.40 each




3 thoughts on “business

  1. Hi Lena, I am in charge of ordering 85 cupcakes for a Rotary Club dinner on October 17. Assorted flavors. How much would that be? Thanks! Janene

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