Marquee Letters Cake

Mr & Mrs Marquee Letters Cake | by Erica OBrien for

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design. We have an ongoing joke at the shop about who comes up with the best design concepts.  My sister, the soup ... Continue Reading

Candy Flower Cake

How to make a Candy Flower Cake using Airheads and Laffy Taffy | by Erin Gardner on

Our contributor, Erin Gardner of Erin Bakes, is back with a new tutorial today!  Join along as she shares a new cake project with a step-by-step tutorial. Spring is coming!  Or at least that’s what I keep telling myself as I stare out of my window at mounds of snow.  Until the real blossoms start ... Continue Reading

FREE : Spread Joy Print

Spread Joy In Life With an Icing Knife | |Free Art Print | by Jessica Kirkland for

Our contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N' Paper Flowers is back with another original art print, created exclusively for The Cake Blog readers.  The March kitchen print will brighten your space all year long! Hello sweet friends and fans of The Cake Blog.  With many weeks of winter still ahead ... Continue Reading

10 Watercolor Cakes

10 Watercolor Cakes | including this design by Baked | on

Watercolor cakes have been popping up on The Cake Blog since 2012 and we love seeing this trend continue to grow and evolve.  Today we're crushing on a fresh batch of designs, each created with the soft swirls and mixed shades of watercolor.  From hand-painted florals to structured patterns, ... Continue Reading

10 Cakes to LOVE

10 Love Inspired Cakes | including this design by Le Dolci | on

Valentine's Day is almost upon us!  So we thought it was only fitting to spend today swooning over some stunning cakes inspired by love.  A few of today's cakes come from our contributors, so if you read every day, you'll recognize a couple of these.  The others come from talented designers making ... Continue Reading

Oh Sugar, Sugar

Oh Sugar, Sugar  |  Side-By-Side Comparison of 5 Sweeteners  |  a Baking Science article by Summer Stone for

Our contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party, is back today with a new baking science experiment.... Sweeteners play a critical role in any cake recipe.  They not only impart the sweetness that makes a cake dessert fare but also have a hand in the structure and leavening processes.  The ... Continue Reading


Heart Cut Out Cake

How to make a heart cutout cake | by Rachael Teufel for

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake project with a step-by-step tutorial. It’s that time of year when I start thinking about what kind of Valentine’s card I can help my son make for his ... Continue Reading

Champagne Cake Shooters + Stenciled Topper

Valentine's Champagne Shooters | by Robin Martin for

Our contributor, Robin Martin of Gateaux Inc. is back with another DIY today!  Join Robin as she shares a new Valentine's project with a step-by-step tutorial. Ah, Valentine's Day. When we can embrace a little romance, over-indulge in the bubbly, and shamelessly get down to Barry White all day, ... Continue Reading

Pink Striped Heart Cake

Pink Striped Heart Cake | by AK Cake Design for

Our contributor, Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design, is back with a gorgeous new design and a tutorial too! For this cake, I was inspired by these pretty pink ribbons.  I really loved the different shades of pink and the bright, cheery feel of the ribbons – they just made me happy. I ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Valentine’s Heart Candy Box Cake

How to make a Valentine's Chocolate Candy Box Cake | by Cakegirls on

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. Okay, there is just no way around stating that this cake is a kind of a show stopper.  People will assume it's a real box of chocolates ... Continue Reading