Designer Handbag CAKE!

3D Purse Cake by Confetti Cakes  |

Today's feature is one of those designs that stops you, dead in your tracks.  It's seriously so incredible, it's hard to fathom that it's made of cake.  So incredible that I felt it necessary to capitalize the word CAKE in the title of this post.  If I could shout it, I would.... IT'S A CAKE!  And ... Continue Reading

Puss in Boots

Puss n Boots Cake

Puss in Boots is a leg-en-dary cat, winning the hearts of fairytale fans for centuries.  From his start in French literature to his appearance in a Grimm brother's tale, ballets, the Little Golden Book classic and more.  And of course, no one can forget this most recent role in the Shrek movies, ... Continue Reading

Life-Size Stormtrooper Cake

Life-size stormtrooper Cake by Amanda Oakleaf

I'll admit it... A majority of the cakes we feature on Half Baked are pretty girly.  Elegant, feminine and oh-so-cute cakes appropriate for weddings, baby showers and birthdays.   Well today's cake is a tad more manly.  Literally!  It's the size of an actual man!  Standing 6 feet 4 inches tall and ... Continue Reading

The 11th Cake of Christmas

Ruffle Christmas Tree Cake

Our holiday cake inspiration, The 12 Cakes of Christmas, is quickly coming to a conclusion.  We've showcased a wide variety of holiday cakes, varying in style and created by talented cake artists across the globe.  Some cakes were from well-established bakeries, some from today's hottest cake ... Continue Reading

The 4th Cake of Christmas

Penguin Christmas Cake by Amanda Oakleaf

Ho, Ho, Ho!  It's Day #4 of The 12 Cakes of Christmas and we're having a jolly good time sharing festive cakes from some of our favorite cake shops.  Today's design is a merry little cake from Amanda Oakleaf.  This charming little guy is making his list and checking it twice.  Straight from the ... Continue Reading

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


Birthdays, Confetti & Cakes Giveaway!

Confetti Cakes for Kids Giveaway

With my daughter's first birthday party so recently behind us, I've had first birthday mania on the brain for months now!  First birthdays are such a special celebration, marked by laughter, family and cake!  So it's only fitting that today's post is all about birthdays and cake, featuring a ... Continue Reading

Welcome: Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Modern Striped Wedding Cake by Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Cake Directory!  This cake shop is seriously all about the fun!  From the talented team of bakers and cake designers to their mascot!  (Yes, you read that right... the shop mascot is known as Dr. Fresh.)  Most importantly, the ... Continue Reading

Super Bowl of Cake

Super Bowl Cakes

Everyone's looking forward to the big game this weekend.  So I thought we'd have a little fun today and see who has the most team spirit with a friendly little cake competition.  The Steelers helmet takes on Lambeau Field.  Who will win this Super Bowl of Cake?  So listen up Steelers fans, Packer's ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Fabulous Cake Friday: Intricate Icings

3D Bulldog Cake by Intricate Icings

Another Friday is here and we have another Fabulous Cake for you today.  Today's cake is actually two cakes and is twice the fun!  Created by Rachael Teufel from Intricate Icings, these 3D bulldog cakes are too adorable.  Dressed up in a top hat and veil, this bulldog couple is all ready for the ... Continue Reading