Sugar Is My Sidekick

So cute!  Sugar Is My Sidekick | Free Smartphone & Desktop Wallpaper.  Also available as a free 8x10 printable  | by Jessica Kirkland for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N' Paper Flowers is back with another original art print, created exclusively for The Cake Blog readers. Hello sweet friends! I know I say this every month but.... I seriously think this month's super adorable “Sugar is my Sidekick” art print is my ... Continue Reading

Mint Cookies ‘n Cream Cake

Mint Cookies 'N Cream Cake with crushed cookies in the cake and frosting plus a chocolate drip | by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a new cake recipe today... This season has me craving two very different types of sweets - fresh, fruity ones that take advantage of the current produce overflowing at the farmer’s market (like last month’s Strawberry Thyme Cake, for example), and ones ... Continue Reading

Fairytale Ruffle Cake

Cinderella Cake - how to make a Cinderella birthday cake with fairytale ruffles | Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

I've partnered up with Cakes.com to bring you inspiration for a magical fairytale birthday plus a new ruffle cake tutorial. Today's cake is fit for a princess.  Specifically speaking - a little princess who loves fairytales, super frilly ruffles and all things magical!  I know a Cinderella ... Continue Reading

Honey Butter Cake

Honey Butter Cake | honey cake with honey cream cheese frosting topped with a honey butterscotch glaze | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Today's cake is the ultimate for honey lovers.  The tender honey infused cake is delicious all by itself, straight out of the oven, with its buttery undertones and mellow sweetness.  If you can resist the wafts of honey in the air, you'll be rewarded when this cake pairs up with the tangy-sweet ... Continue Reading

Do Your Cupcakes Need A Rest?

Do your cupcakes need a rest?  How resting time affects cupcake batter.  | by Summer Stone for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party, is back today with a new baking science experiment.... Some of my favorite cupcake recipes call for the batter to rest for a period of time before it is portioned into to tins and baked. In the past, I have dutifully followed these instructions in ... Continue Reading

Bakery Tour : Butter Bakery

A peek inside one of our favorite bakeries | Bakery Tour of Butter Baked Goods | on TheCakeBlog.com

Join us today for a Bakery Tour!  We're hanging out with one of our favorite bakers and taking an inside peek at bakery life! Bakery Name: Butter Bakery & Cafe Location:  4907 Mackenzie Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada Years in Business: 8 years Meet The Owner: Rosie Daykin Butter ... Continue Reading

Craftsy

I Sugar Coat Everything

I Sugar Coat Everything | Free Art Print & Wallpaper | by Jessica Kirkland for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N' Paper Flowers is back with another original art print, created exclusively for The Cake Blog readers. Happy July to all of The Cake Blog friends out there!!  I’m super excited about this month’s art print because I think the cute play on words will ... Continue Reading

Roasted Blueberry Parfaits

Roasted Blueberry Breakfast Parfaits with layers of roasted blueberries, granola and honey yogurt | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Upgrade your morning routine with a breakfast parfait that packs a nutritious punch. I've partnered up with Yulu Yogurt to bring you today's tasty recipe! June is here and we're basking in the fresh fruit aisle as summer's best berries are ripe and ready for eating.  With baskets of plump ... Continue Reading

Design Tips: Proportion And Scale

Gold Honeycomb Cake | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design, is back for the next post in our Design Tips series.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake while teaching us the basics of great design. Over the last couple of months, I’ve discussed a few of the key principles of design: ... Continue Reading

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Stars & Stripes Cake

DIY Glittery Star Cake Toppers | Stars & Stripes Cake by Cakegirls for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributors, Mary and Brenda Maher of Cakegirls, are back with a new DIY today!  Join us as they share a new cake project with a step-by-step tutorial. I always have a snap lid container of bouncy stars on wires at the ready to add to any cake as I see fit.  I think many cake decorators ... Continue Reading