Welcome: Sugar Creations

MOD Blue Flower Wedding Cake by Sugar Creations

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Cake Directory! If you're a lover of cake or a loyal Half Baked reader, you're probably already familiar with this very talented lady.  If you're a bride-to-be or party planner extraordinaire in the Kansas area, now's the time to ... Continue Reading

EGGSactly Perfect Baking

Eggs-actly Perfect Holiday Baking

4... 3... 2... 1... 0?? To help us prep for the upcoming holiday baking season, Summer Stone is here to share some insight on how eggs affect our cakes... How many eggs exactly does it take to make a great cake? In a traditional 9-inch, two-layer American butter cake, four eggs seem to be the ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Succulents

Chevron & Succulent Cake by Sweet & Saucy

Today we're turning up the spotlight on another wedding trend as it exists in the world of cake.  Succulents!  These sleek and sophisticated desert flowers are sprouting up everywhere, even on cakes. Naturally occurring in a variety of fresh tones, with a complex leaf structure that is both ... Continue Reading

Elephants on Parade Baby Shower

Modern Elephant Baby Shower

I’ve been dying to share this shower with you for months!  You may remember that back in JUNE, I mentioned that my family was hosting a baby for my sister who was expecting her first child.  My sweet little niece, Addison, was born in July and is now almost four months old!  It's about time for me ... Continue Reading

DIY: Donut {Cake} Pops

Donut shaped Cake Pop by Molly Bakes

Okay, what's not to love about today's featured cake goodness?  It combines so many fun trends into one little bite of sweetness.  It's got cake + a stick + the charm of a donut....  Oh my!  I'm not sure if it gets more adorable than this?  Created by Molly Bakes and featured in her new book, Crazy ... Continue Reading

MILKaholic Now Available!!

Milkaholic Printable Party Collection, available at Half Baked on Etsy

When I designed the MILKaholic Baby Shower for our friends, I had no idea the overwhelming response it would receive!  Obviously, I liked the concept but I was completely flattered by how many of you liked it too!  It debuted on Hostess with the Mostess and has since been featured on TLC's ... Continue Reading

Craftsy

Autumn Wreath Cake

3D Autumn Wreath Cake Tutorial

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is back with an Autumn cake perfect for Thanksgiving... We welcomed Autumn into our homes and gardens last month, but we were only able to feel and smell her presence this past week.  This year, I almost felt as though I had to pry Summer's fingers off our ... Continue Reading

Vintage Paper Flowers Cake

Vintage Book Paper Flowers

Today we're taking another look at a trend that's popping up in all aspects of design, including cake!  Whether it’s pages pulled from a classic book, old newspapers or love letters, vintage typography is everywhere.  Yesterday we featured an amazing wedding cake by The Caketress where alternating ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Vintage Book Typography

Vintage Book Papers

Today we're taking a look at another trend in cakes that is gaining popularity....only, I'm not sure what to call it.  After much debate, I've finally given it the label of Vintage Book Typography.  Wait, vintage what - what?  Yes, you read that correctly.  Typography is the art of arranging letters ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Pumpkin Cupcakes

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting | by Lauren Kapeluck for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of EllenJay Events, is sharing a new classic!  Add this pumpkin recipe to your fall baking list.... With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it's the perfect time to start thinking about a special dessert to accompany your big turkey feast!  During the fall my ... Continue Reading