Chocolate Poinsettia Tutorial

DIY Chocolate Poinsettias | a step-by-step tutorial by Erin Gardner for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erin Gardner of Wild Orchid Baking Company, is back with a new tutorial today!  Join along as she shares a new cake project with a step-by-step tutorial. I’ve come to the conclusion that making flowers is my absolute favorite part of cake decorating.  Fondant, sugar, ... Continue Reading

All Cake Classes on Sale!!

Biggest SALE of the year!  All Craftsy Cake Classes $19.99 or less!   Learn cake decorating online at Craftsy

It's time for another fabulous sale!  But not just any sale - the BEST sale of the year!  We're talking all classes on sale for $19.99 or less, just in time for holiday shopping and stocking stuffing.  You know how we absolutely love the online cake decorating classes over at Craftsy.  Many of the ... Continue Reading

Ultimate Wish List

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for those who love to bake!  |  on TheCakeBlog.com

Have you been extra good this year?  Before you make your wish list for Santa, you may want to check out today's post.  We've sorted through oodles of baking tools and gadgets to create this ultimate wish-list for our baking and cake making friends.  From a handcrafted Cake Box that is almost too ... Continue Reading

Chocolate Painted Cake

Chocolate Painted Cake  |  dramatically dark fall cake inspiration | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, owner of Erica OBrien Cake Design, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  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 Pinterest to ... Continue Reading

Today Show Peanut Butter Cup Brownies

Peanut Butter Cup Brownies | by Connie Weis author of Extreme Brownies | on TheCakeBlog.com

Oh my peanut butter cups!  Chocolate and peanut butter is one of those combinations that is just so tempting.  When you bring them together in a decadently rich, fudgy brownie, you better stand back because the result is outrageously good!  Today's recipe starts with a perfect brownie base and is ... Continue Reading

10 Pretty Black Cakes

10 Beautiful Black Cakes | including Wild Orchid Baking Company | on TheCakeBlog.com

At one point and time, we wouldn't have dreamed of a pretty black cake.  But over the last year, gorgeously-dark black cakes have been popping up everywhere.  And we are absolutely loving this look.  Black is such a bold color and it creates a wonderful contrast with white, soft pastels, neons and ... Continue Reading

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DIY Cupcake Terrarium

DIY Cupcake Terrarium | 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 cupcake project with a step-by-step tutorial. My sister and I were born and bred in the Midwest and there's no time like the fall to take a long walk, kick around some leaves ... Continue Reading

Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

Cinnamon Apple Coffee Cake with chunks of apple and a double crumble topping | Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Today we've partnered up with In The Raw® to bring you a classic fall recipe sure to become a new favorite in your home. There is something so joyful about baking for your family and friends, especially around the holidays.  Traditional recipes, passed down from one generation to the next, ... Continue Reading

The Reverse Creaming Method

The Reverse Creaming Method and what it can do for your cakes | a 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.... Cakes can be mixed in any number of ways.  Most butter cakes are mixed in one of the following two ways: by the creaming method or the reverse-creaming method.  The creaming method is the ... Continue Reading

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FREE : Fall Kitchen Art Print

FREE Fall Kitchen Print | Jessica Kirkland for TheCakeBlog.com

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N' Paper Flowers!  Jessica will join us each month to share one of her original art prints, as a free download created exclusively for The Cake Blog readers.  Jessica's inspirational art is sure to warm your heart and bring ... Continue Reading