Technique + Imagination

Pantone Fall 2014 Stripes | by AK Cake Design for TheCakeBlog.com

Today is the start of a new mini series all about cake artistry!  Three of our contributors teamed up on a project conceived to challenge each other while inspiring all of us.  We talk about inspiration and techniques all the time here on The Cake Blog.  But how do you take those concepts and ... Continue Reading

Stencil-Painted Rose Cake

How to stencil and paint a cake | Learn how from Gateaux Inc on TheCakeBlog.com

Who's ready to learn something fabulous today?! We're so excited to welcome Robin Martin of Gateaux Inc. back to the blog today!  We know that when Robin stops by, she's bringing us something new and innovative!  And today is no exception.  Not only does Robin create gorgeous cakes as the owner ... Continue Reading

DIY Gold Feather Cupcakes

DIY Gold Feather Cupcakes | a cake tutorial by Cakegirls for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributors, Mary and Brenda Maher of Cakegirls, are back with a new DIY today!  Join along as they share a new cake project with a straightforward step-by-step tutorial.   It was only natural that at some point, feathers should end up on cupcakes.  They're so irresistibly beautiful and ... Continue Reading

8 Game Day Desserts

Football Game Day Desserts that you can make at home | TheCakeBlog.com

Football season is officially here!  And I, for one, could not be more excited!  In my house, we're big fans of college football and everything that goes with it.  The rivalries, the tailgating, the fanatical superstitions that seem crazy (unless of course, they work) and the general excitement that ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

Trending: Boho Chic

Boho Chic Cake  |  translating trends into cake designs | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, owner of Erica OBrien Cake Design, is back for her next post in our new series called Trending.  Erica is helping us translate today's top trends in fashion, design, art and everyday life into fabulous cake designs.  Watch each month as she goes from inspiration on ... Continue Reading

Strawberry Pie Cake

Strawberry Pie Cake | Graham Cracker Cake with Strawberry Buttercream and fresh berries | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Berry season may technically be ending soon, but we are a household of strawberry lovers year round.  Nothing beats a juicy strawberry when it comes to a naturally sweet treat.  My family is always up for a bowl of strawberries as a snack, side item or dessert.  They are such a staple in our kitchen ... Continue Reading

Mixing Up the Perfect Cake

Mixing Up the Perfect Cake | Exactly how long to mix butter and sugar? | Baking Science article by Summer Stone for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party, is back today with a new baking science experiment.  Join Summer as she challenges a traditional baking concept and shares her results. Classic cake making methods suggest that the first step in making a butter cake involves creaming together ... Continue Reading

Summer Frills Cake

Summer Frills Cake | by Lemon Tree Cakes | on TheCakeBlog.com

Everything around us seems to be signalling that summer is coming to an end.  Children are heading back to school and Labor Day is just around the corner.  But the weather here is still bright, sunny and warm.  So I feel basking in the goodness of summer just a little bit longer before we officially ... Continue Reading

Craftsy Cake Decorating Class

77 Cake Classes On Sale!

Sale!  Up to 50% Off Craftsy Cake Decorating Classes | Learn cake decorating online at Craftsy

It's time for another fabulous sale!  You know how we absolutely love the online cake decorating classes over at Craftsy!  Many of the talented bakers we showcase here on The Cake Blog are also Craftsy instructors.  So when you fall in love with a featured design, chances are good that you can learn ... Continue Reading

Does Sifting Make a Better Cake?

True or False?  Does Sifting Make a Better Cake?  |  Baking Science article by Summer Stone for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party, is back today with a new baking science experiment.  Join Summer as she challenges a traditional baking concept and shares her results. BAKING ASSUMPTION: It is necessary to sift or whisk dry ingredients together. To sift or not to sift, ... Continue Reading