MASHED, April 2024, "The Absolute Best Chocolate Cakes In America, According To Foodies"

425 Magazine, September 2023, "Hot Cakes Joins Forces with Pegasus Coffee House on Bainbridge Island" 

NBC King 5, August 2023, "Celebrate 'Eat Local Month' with these Washington businesses - New Day NW"

Trip101, March 2017, "8 Best Restaurants In Seattle To Satisfy Your Hunger"

NBC King 5, March 2023, "This Smoked Chocolate Almond Milkshake is a Great Way to Use This Delicious Girl Scout Cookie"

Q13 Fox, February 2023, "Hot Cakes Shares Valentine's Day Desserts"

NBC King 5, August 2022, "Making a S'mores Molten Cake with Hot Cakes! - New Day NW

The Today Show, February 2021, "8 Tasty Valentine's Day Food Order Gifts" 

The Infatuation, December 2020, "Holiday Gift Guide 2020"

The Stranger, April 2019, "17 Places to Eat Rhubarb in Seattle Right Now"

Seattle Met, March 2019, "30 Places to Get Your Sugar Fix in Seattle" 

The Stranger, March 2019, "Flavors of the Month" 

Seattle Met, March 2019, "This Week in Restaurant News"

The Stranger, February 2019, "Hot Cakes Hired New Pastry Chef" 

Seattle Refined, February 2019, "Hot Cakes cooks up new vegan and gluten free cookies" 

Seattle Refined, January 2019, "Let Them Eat [Hot] Cake"

Seattle Met, November 2018, "The Best Baked Treats in Seattle"

Seattle Met, November 2018, "Nosh Pit Weekly Planner" 

The Stranger, November 2018: "163 Stranger (Than Usual) Things to do This Week"

Seattle Magazine, November 2018: "The Best Baked Bars in Seattle"

Seattle Magazine, November 2018: "5 Things You Need to Eat and Drink in November 2018"

Seattle Met, August 2016: “Marshmallow Matters”

Spoon University, July 2016: “The Best Ice Cream Desserts in Every State”

Crave, July 2016: “Where to Eat, Drink, & Be Merry in The Emerald City”

The Style Scribe, July 2016: “Seattle City Guide”

Seattle Weekly, June 2016: “Spiked Ice Cream Drinks Deliver a Chill Summer”

Delicious Magazine, June 2016: “The best things we ate in May”

MSN, May 2016: “The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in All 50 States”

Spoon University, May 2016: “6 Restaurants Everyone From Seattle is Obsessed With”

Food and Wine, May 2016: “Best Snacks in Seattle”

Mental Floss, May 2016: “The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie in All 50 States”

jojotastic, May 2016: “Seattle like a local”

Seattle Refined, April 2016: “The best spring meals you should be eating this season”

Seattle Met, March 2016: “7 Sweet Easter Treats”

Seattle Magazine, March 2016: “Best Restaurants Readers’ Choice”

The Herald, March 2016: “EdCC gala raises for students”

NBC King 5, February 2016: “Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate for Valentine’s Day”

NBC King 5, February 2016: “Where the Chefs Eat: Maria Hines”

Zagat, February 2016: “The 6 Most Indulgent Ways to Get Your Chocolate Fix in Seattle”

Port Townsend Leader, January 2016: “Feel the love at Red Wine and Chocolate Tour”

KUOW, January 2016: “Chocolatiers, Dog Trainers And Poets Talk About Life In The Pacific Northwest”

Constance Browne Blog, January 2016: “Hot Cakes, Seattle”

Vanity Fair, January 2016: “Behind The Scenes: The Revenant”

Seattle Weekly, December 2015: “2016: The Dish on Dining”

Seattle Refined, December 2015: “A Complete Guide to Eating to Eating Out This Holiday Season”

Seattle Magazine, December 2015: “Top New Year’s Eve Dinners”

Travel + Leisure, December 2015: “Best Places to Travel in 2016”

Flourishing Foodie, December 2015: “Holiday Gift Guide”

Table Talk NW, December 2015: “2015 Holiday Gift Guide”

CBS Seattle, December 2015: “The Best Hot Desserts in Seattle”

Thrillist, December 2015: “The Very Best Winter Date Ideas in Seattle”

Cool Mom Eats, December 2015: “Cool Mom Eats holiday gift guide 2015”

Nosh Pit, December 2015: “Nosh Pit Holiday Gift Guide 2015”

Food & Wine, December 2015: “5 Alt Mix-ins for Your Holiday Cookies”

Seattleite, December 2015: “A PNW-Centric Gift Guide”

Eater, December 2015: “Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Favorites for Seattle Food Lovers”

Bustle, December 2015: “25 Food Gifts and Ideas That Are Perfect For People Who Love To Eat”

Marie Claire, December 2015: “20 Holiday Gifts That Are Crazy Cozy”

We Heart, December 2015: “Autumn Martin’s Indulgent Ode to Campfire Cooking”

Eater, December 2015: “Seattle’s Must Hit Pastry Spots”

Boxy Mag, November 2015: “2015 Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies”

Mercer Island Reporter, November 2015: “Feed your sweet tooth at chamber lunch”

Seattle Times, November 2015: “Hungry holidays: Local finds for your holiday table or the foodie on your gift list”

Boston General Store, October 2015: “Rye Whiskey Caramel Apple Pie”

San Diego Magazine, September 2015: “Destination: Seattle”

Mode, September 2015: “Sweet Seattle: Indulge Your Sweet Tooth in the Emerald City”

Thrillest, September 2015: “Eat Here (And Drink) Here Now: Seattle’s Best New Restaurants And Bars”

Bread & Barrow, September 2015: “Brown Butter Apple Cinnamon Buns”

Gear Patrol, September 2015: “25 Great American First Date Spots”

Crosscut, September 2015: “Sweet Week”

Nosh Pit Blog, September 2015: “Here’s What’s in Store for Sweet Week”

Seattle Refined, September 2015: “Sweet Week is back”

Seattle’s Child, September 2015: “Get s’more out of summer with Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery”

Seattle Magazine, September 2015: “Seattle’s sweetest week is almost here”

Nosh Pit Blog, September 2015: “Soft Serve Takes Over Seattle”

Seattle Weekly, August 2015: “Sweet Week”

Zagat, August 2015: “New Restaurants in Seattle”

Seattle Magazine, August 2015: “A Theo Chocolate Cookbook”

Seattle Refined, August 2015 “The Five Best Chocolate Chip Cookies In Seattle”

Eater, August 2015: “Sweet Week Is Returning Across Town in September”

Nosh Pit Blog, August 2015: “The Culinary Allure of the 3pm Happy Hour”

Zagat, August 2015: “Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery Now Open on Capitol Hill”

Plate Online, August 2015: “Autumn Martin Sweetens Up Capitol Hill”

The Seattle Times, August 2015: “5 food news bites of the week”

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, August 2015: “City s’mores for Capitol Hill hikers at Hot Cakes”

The Crosscut, August 2015: “Hot Cakes Capitol Hill Opening Weekend”

SLOG (Stranger Blog), August 2015: “S’mores Roast on Capitol Hill”

Seattle Refined, August 2015: “Molten chocolate cakery opens on Capitol Hill, complete with S’mores fire pit”

Seattle Met, August 2015: “Hot Cakes Capitol Hill Opens Today”

Eater, August 2015: “Look Around the Capitol Hill Hot Cakes”

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, August 2015: “Capitol Hill Hot Cakes ready to light up its E Olive Way”

Seattle Refined, July 2015: “Seattle’s Five Best Milkshake Spots”

Morning Brew & Tea Blog, July 2015: “Chocolate Silk Pie”

Fete a Fete Blog, July 2015: “Hot Cakes Totally Vegan Caramel Sauce”

About Money, July 2015: “19 Summer 2015 Fancy Food Show Picks You Really Should Taste”

My Edmonds News, July 2015: “Award-winning food, from spots nearby”

Ballard News Tribune, July 2015: “Molten Cakes Take the Gold”

Food Business News, July 2015: “Top innovations at Summer Fancy Food 2015”

Eater, July 2015: “Hot Cakes Wins a Sofi Award”

Zagat, June 2015: “Six Over-the-Top Ice Cream Treats.”

Seattle Eater, June 2015: “Seattle’s Most Anticipated Summer Restaurant Openings of 2015”

Seattle Met: Nosh Pit, June 2015: “Local Father’s Day Gifts for Food-Loving Dads”

Plate Online, June 2015: “Salted Black Licorice Shake”

Seattle Magazine, May 2015: “Five Anticipated Restaurants of Summer 2015”

Ballard News Tribune, May 2015: “Hot Cakes nominated for Sofi Award”

Seattle Eater, April 2015: “Hot Cakes Will Bring the Chocolate to Capitol Hill This July”

Day of Gluttony TV show, April 2015: Featured in “24 Seattle Restaurants in 24 Hours”

Seattle Eater, April 2015: “Autumn Martin Goes Savory After A Long Day at Hot Cakes”, April 2015: Treat Yo Self: Layer Cake at Hot Cakes

Seattle Weekly, April 2015: Dining Guide 2015: The Most Delicious Desserts in the Most Unlikely Places

Where Magazine, April 2015: Hot Cakes’ happy hour included in this month’s editor’s pick section

The Kitchn blog, April 2015: A feature on Autumn Martin and 3 other small food business owners

Cooking Light: Simmer & Boil, March 2015: Hot Cakes’ Smoked Chocolate Chips featured in the 5 on Friday: Editors’ Picks for March

Seattle Magazine, March 2015: Hot Cakes was voted “Best Dessert” in the Readers’ Choice 2015

Parent Map, February 2015: 5 special-occasion restaurants for foodie families

Zagat, February 2015: 10 bean-to-bar chocolate desserts you need to try

Food & Wine, February 2015: Best chocolate cake in the U.S.

Seattle magazine, February 2015: Hot Cakes recommended as a Valentine’s Day destination

Seattle Refined, February 2015: Valentine’s Day for every budget

Food Fanatics, February 2015: Autumn Martin talks about the “wow” factor

Capitol Hill Seattle blog, January 2015: 28 Capitol Hill restaurants and bars to look forward to this year

OnTrak, January 2015: Autumn Martin is profiled in Amtrak’s onboard magazine

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, January 2015: Tracking 2015’s biggest restaurant openings

Food & Wine, January 2015: The chocolate sandwich recipe you’ve been waiting for

Seattle Weekly Voracious blog, December 2014: The Weekly Dish is Hot Cakes’ boozy hot chocolate

Seattle Weekly, December 2014: Hot Cakes featured among dining gifts in the weekly’s pullout gift guide

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, December 2014: Great holiday cocktails, including Hot Cakes’ Matilda

Today show, December 2014: The best holiday gifts to mail order to your friends and family

Washington Post, December 2014: S’mores kit love in this comprehensive gift guide

Food & Wine, December 2014: Gifts for artisanal types, including the s’mores kit

Eater, December 2014: Gift guide for hungry locals features Hot Cakes’ rye whiskey caramel sauce

Men’s Health, December 2014: Hot fudge and caramel sauces make the list for best booze and food gifts for men

Small Kitchen Chronicles, December 2014: Blog includes s’mores kit on it’s list of 5 great gifts for food lovers

Real Simple, December 2014: Gift guide for foodies showcases Hot Cakes’ trio of confections: peanut butter bites, spiced hazelnuts, and chocolate-covered espresso beans

Seattle Met, November 2014: The magazine’s partnership with MakrBox features the s’mores kit delivered to your doorstep

Redbook, November 2014: Rye whiskey caramel sauce featured in gift guide for foodies

Zagat, November 2014: 5 very cool places for hot chocolate

Alaska Airlines magazine, October 2014: Holiday gift guide features Hot Cakes’ Pacific Coast sea salt caramel

King 5 Evening Magazine, October 2014: Autumn Martin showcases Hot Cakes’ goods in a short TV segment

FoodableTV, September 2014: Boozy milkshakes: Bringing everyone to the bar

Redbook, September 2014: Foodie gift guide features rye whiskey caramel sauce

The Stranger, September 2014: More info on Sweet Week and new Capitol Hill location

KOMO News, September 2014: Autumn Martin talks Sweet Week

Capitol Hill Seattle blog, September 2014: CHS talks to Autumn Martin about new location

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, September 2014: Hot Cakes announces new Capitol Hill location

Lonny, September 2014: #InstaTravel tips for 48 hours in Seattle

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, September 2014: Sweet Week dessert lineup announced

Western Living, September 2014: Ethan Stowell names Hot Cakes as the place to go for shakes

Ballard News Tribune, August 2014: Hot Cakes announces Sweet Week

Eating Charm City blog, August 2014: Highlights from a trip to Seattle

Candy Industry, August 2014: Top 10 candy companies from the Summer Fancy Food Show

MyCentralJersey blog, August 2014: Smoked products, from butter to Hot Cakes’ chocolate

Sip Northwest, August 2014: Frozen boozy sips for summer

Serious Eats, August 2014: Best ice cream (and other frozen desserts) in Seattle

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, August 2014: S’mores around Seattle for National S’mores Day

Seattle Weekly, August 2014: Hot Cakes wins people’s choice award for best cake/pie

Vegan Richa, August 2014: Blog love for Hot Cakes’ vegan caramel sauce

Seattle Refined, July 2014: Hot Cakes’ s’mores kit is the best food gift

Wine Enthusiast, July 2014: A roundup of booze-infused desserts, July 2014: 5 trendy treats to try from the Fancy Food Show, July 2014: sofi award winners from the Summer Fancy Food Show

SF Gate, June 2014: A roundup of great caramel confections

Ballard News-Tribune, June 2014: Hot Cakes turns two

Seattle magazine, June 2014: How to smoke your own chocolate

Seattle Redefined, May 2014: Neighbors weigh in on where to go in Ballard

USA Today, April 2014: Boozy shakes go big time

Seattle Weekly, April 2014: Hot Cakes nominated for sofiTM awards

Seattle Refined, April 2014: Roundup of Easter specials

Eater, April 2014: Seattle’s best bets for Easter brunch

Zagat, April 2014: Seattle’s 6 most decadent chocolate desserts

Seattle magazine, April 2014: 10 last-minute Easter brunch suggestions

Packaging of the World, February 2014: Hot Cakes’ deliciously adorable packaging

The Dieline, February 2014: This week’s top 10 packaging projects

Creative Inspiration, February 2014: More love for Hot Cakes’ packaging

A Quilter’s Table, February 2014: Quilting blogger explores Hot Cakes

Daily Candy, February 2014: Valentine’s Day gift guide

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, February 2014: Valentine’s Day gift guide

Seattle Met Shop Talk blog, February 2014: Hot Cakes’ pop-up shop with Sinclair and Moore Events

Yow Yow!, January 2014: Bay Area blogger calls Hot Cakes “a dessert dream for adults”

RVA News, December 2013: Chocolate-covered candied hazlenuts make one of 2013’s ultimate food gifts

Simple and Crisp, December 2013: Autumn Martin’s top gifts to delight foodies

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, December 2013: Holiday gift guide

Zagat, December 2013: Autumn Martin at the annual cookbook social

Pacific NW magazine, December 2013: 14 holiday recipes from some of Seattle’s best chefs

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, November 2013: Hot booze for cozy happy hours

Eater, November 2013: Where to find 18 of Seattle’s best desserts

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, November 2013: Launch of caramel-making classes

Seattle Local Mom Blog, November 2013: Date night bucket list

Seattle Times, October 2013: Critic Providence Cicero’s picks for Seattle’s best restaurants and bars for visitors

Seattle Weekly, October 2013: Autumn Martin on Hot, Lukewarm, or Freezer-Burned?

US Airways, September 2013: Where to visit in Seattle

Seattle magazine, September 2013: Hot Cakes compared to Portland’s Sugar Cube

Serious Eats, September 2013: Pastry chef Jill Severson’s guide to Seattle sweets

The Stranger, August 2013: Shanik’s Meeru Dhalwala recommends Hot Cakes

Dessert Girl, August 2013: Recipe for S’more nut bars using Hot Cakes’ smoked chocolate chips

The Globe and Mail, June 2013: Six new artisanal ingredients for your pantry

San Jose Mercury News, June 2013: Review of Malts & Milkshakes and s’mores shake recipe

Daily Herald, June 2013: Tips for successful summer shakes

Thrillist, June 2013: The best frozen treats in Seattle

The Guardian, May 2013: Top 10 restaurants and cafes in Seattle

Red Tricycle, May 2013: Seattle area’s best chocolate chip cookies

Tampa Bay Times, May 2013: Review of Malts & Milkshakes

Citysearch, May 2013: Where to get your sugar fix in Seattle

The Stranger, May 2013: An ode to milkshakes

Mutineer magazine, April 2013: Malts & Milkshakes giveaway

City Eats, April 2013: Autumn Martin on Grill the Chef

KIRO radio, April 2013: Autumn Martin phones in to Let’s Talk with dessert tips

Seattle magazine, April 2013: Review of Malts & Milkshakes

Eater, April 2013: 10 Seattle shakes to go with those fries

The Daily Meal, April 2013: 16 malts and milkshakes to make this summer and recipe for peanut butter and jelly shake

Seattle Times, April 2013: Recipe for smoked chocolate and scotch shake

KIRO radio, April 2013: Autumn Martin chats on Ring My Belle about Malts & Milkshakes

Seattle Weekly, April 2013: First review of Malts & Milkshakes

Eater, April 2013: 15 Seattle laptop-friendly restaurants and bars

KIRO radio, April 2013: Autumn Martin speaks with Seattle Kitchen on milkshake-making tips

Tasting Table, March 2013: Lots of love for Hot Cakes’ smoked chocolate chips

Citysearch, March 2013: Great places to be a kid in Seattle

Seattle magazine, February 2013: Find chocolate nirvana at Hot Cakes

Eat in Seattle, February 2013: Zaw and Hot Cakes partner for February

The Stranger, February 2013: Where to take your sweetie if you want to use the word ‘postmodernism’ at least once

Eater, January 2013: Spring 2013 cookbook and food book preview

Gastrolust, December 2012: Seattle blogger’s favorite restaurants of 2012

Jet City Stream, December 2012: Autumn Martin gives the hosts of Pantry Raid Live a tour of Hot Cakes

Seattle Weekly, December 2012: Food trends to watch for 2013

Seattle Met Sauced blog, December 2012: Guide to New Year’s Eve parties

Seattle Weekly, December 2012: The year’s most notable restaurant openings

Eater, December 2012: Malts & Milkshakes preview

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, December 2012: Holiday gift guide

Thrillist, December 2012: Love for the Bling Bling

Miss A, December 2012: Charitable and stylish holiday gifts in Seattle

Seattle Weekly, December 2012: Five perfect gifts for your favorite coffee drinker

KING 5 Evening magazine, November 2012: The new Ding Dong

Citysearch, November 2012: The best day in Ballard

Eater, November 2012: Preview of the Bling Bling

Puget Sound Business Journal, November 2012: An homage to Hostess

Seattle Weekly, November 2012: Hot Cakes is selling butterbeer by the bottle

Daily Candy, November 2012: Smoked chocolate and bourbon shake recipe

Seattle Weekly: November 2012, Seattle’s top 10 milkshakes

Serious Eats, November 2012: Eight places for holiday pies in Seattle

Seattle Magazine, November 2012: Best new desserts (in best new restaurants issue)

Tasting Table, November 2012: Recipe for sipping caramel

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, November 2012: An epic list of Thanksgiving pie purveyors

Bon Appetit daily blog, October 2012: Pastry of the week

Dishing with Kathy Casey blog, October 2012: Unique, handcrafted and sweet

Seattle Magazine, October 2012: A review of Incredible Feast event

Seattle Met Sauced blog, October 2012: Local boozy milkshakes

Seattle Weekly Food, October 2012: Hot Cakes’ take on the root beer float

Mama Knows Her Cocktails, September 2012: A cocktail blogger’s boozy bourbon ice cream float (inspired by Hot Cakes)

Seattle Weekly, September 2012: Root beer floats

Seattle Millions Things to Do, September 2012: Hot Cakes makes No. 630

Bella of the Sound Blog, August 2012: Get your hot cakes in Ballard

Seattle Met magazine, August 2012: National S’mores Day celebration

Seattle magazine, August 2012: Five spiked desserts

The Daily Meal, August 2012: Recipe for mezcal, lime and caramel milkshake

The Salt: NPR’s food blog, August 2012: Smoked choclate for National S’mores Day

Seattleite , August 2012: Hot Cakes’ boozy milkshakes and cocktails

CNN: Eatocracy, July 2012: Desserts that double as cocktails

Stephmodo Blog, July 2012: A blogger reviews Hot Cakes

Oregon Live, July 2012: Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood: Dine away the weekend

Seattle Weekly, July 2012: Grilled chocolate sandwiches for the kids, boozy shakes for everyone else

Daily Candy, July 2012: Smoked chocolate chips

Seattle magazine, July 2012: Spiked milkshakes

Puget Sound Business Journal, July 2012: Hot Cakes called “a dessert shop with quirks”

Seattle City Living, July 2012: Artistry in the kitchen

Ballard News Tribune, July 2012: Molten chocolate lava cake, in a jar

Almost Fit to Eat Blog, June 2012: A blogger stops by Hot Cakes

Seattle Times: All You Can Eat, June 2012: Where to take guests in Seattle

The Stranger, June 2012: Hot cakes and boozy shakes

Serious Eats: Sweets, June 2012: First Look: Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery, Seattle

Daily Candy, May 2012: Weekend Guide: Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery

KING 5 News, May 2012: TV Feature – New Day NW

Seattleite, May 2012: Autumn Martin of Hot Cakes

KOMO News, May 2012: Creative desserts selling like ‘Hot cakes’

Eat Seattle, May 2012: Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery opens

Examiner, May 2012: Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery opens

My Ballard, May 2012: Hot Cakes Molten Chocolate Cakery opens

Seattle magazine, May 2012: Hot Cakes opens

Thrillist Seattle, May 2012: Hot Cakes opens

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, May 2012: First look at Hot Cakes

Seattle Met Nosh Pit blog, May 2012: Lucy Damkoehler heads to Hot Cakes

The Stranger Chow blog, May 2012: Pastry chef favorite joins the Hot Cakes team

Eat Seattle, May 2012: Hot Cakes Molten Cakery to open

Wall Street Journal: News You Can Eat, April 2012: Some love for Hot Cakes’ smoked chocolate chips

Pure Wow, March 2012: Decadent cookies from Seattle’s dessert queen

Seattle Times All You Can Eat blog, February 2012: Hot Cakes’ chocolatier is opening her own shop

Seattle Weekly, December 2010: Caramel’s a sticky subject