A sweet proposal: Milford Baking Company provides the cake

Milford Baking Company assists in marriage proposal, puts the icing on the cake.


When it comes to sweet marriage proposals, Ryan Warren takes the cake.

The 28-year-old Fenton resident recently popped the question to his long-time girlfriend Julie Christman, 28 — with a little help from the Milford Baking Company. Warren arranged to have a cake specially decorated with the words, “Julie — will you marry me?” and placed in the window of the bakery on Main Street, knowing that Christman would spot it as they strolled by after a date at Cinco Lagos restaurant.

His plan worked perfectly.

“We were walking down the street, and she was window shopping like she always does — we frequently go to downtown Milford for dinner,” Warren said. “We were getting closer to the bakery and all the time I’m thinking ‘please, look in the bakery this time.’

“Then she sees the cake and goes ‘Julie will you marry me…’ reading
it out loud. She stops, turns around and there I am on one knee, and I

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