Cake Trend: Cake Trios

Peaches & Cream Cake Trio by Lael Cakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

When it comes to styling a display, three is the magic number.  Everything just simply looks better when grouped in threes.  Perhaps it's the balance created when three unique objects are arranged together in one cohesive display.  And when it comes to cake...  if one is good and two is better, then ... 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

Sweet Snippets: Using Leftover Buttercream

Scrap Buttercream cake by Miso Bakes

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is sharing some helpful tips to put extra buttercream to good use.  Enjoy.... Don't you hate it when you have awkward amounts of tinted buttercream left over?  Most always it's a tad too much to toss, but not enough to store in a tub. So, what do I do?  I ... Continue Reading

Barbershop Birthday Party

Vintage Barbershop Birthday Party

A barbershop for a man is like a salon for a woman.  It's a place to relax, socialize and be pampered (in a very manly way).  A place where a man can get a haircut,  a close shave and a good dose of guy talk.  Best of all, it can be a meaningful experience shared between father and son creating ... Continue Reading

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Maddie’s Fashion Fairytale

Paris Fashion Birthday Party Cake

Ooh la la! Today's party is pure girly fun and fashion-tastic!  The catwalks of Paris are brought to life as the birthday girl and her guests play dress up and strike a pose!  From their little black t-shirt dresses to signature lip gloss created from luster dust, this party is a little ... Continue Reading

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

Ice Cream Cake by Miso Bakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is here with a DIY cake perfect for summer birthday parties... I scream.  You scream.  We all scream for ice cream! Growing up, ice cream cakes were considered the novelty of all novelty cakes.  Fondant covered cakes were almost unheard of and carved cakes ... Continue Reading

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Ombre Cake Love

Purple Ombre Cake by Miso Bakes

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is back with some lovely cakes for us today.... Ombre. Gradience. Gradation. Regardless of what you like to call it, this color trend is in. I see it everywhere starting from nail art to hair color to interior design to cookies, cakes and dessert tables. I ... Continue Reading

Cars 2 Cake Inspiration

Disney Cars Cake by Sugar Creations

It's Friday so I thought we'd have a little fun today!  If you were a fan of the original, I probably don't need to tell you that Cars 2 opens today.  The long awaited sequel hits the screen 5 years after Cars made its debut in the summer of 2006.  I'm sure if it is anything like the first film, ... Continue Reading

Ballerina Inspired Sweets

Ballerina Inspired Cake by Intricate Icings

What little girl doesn't love to dance?  And as big girls, we all look back fondly on our first dance class... the tutus, the tights, our hair swept back into a neat little bun.  Maybe it's because of the movie Black Swan.  Maybe it's because dancers are the ultimate image of elegance and grace.  ... Continue Reading

Retro Candy Week: Lollipops & Gumballs

Lollipop & Gumball Cake by The Pastry Studio

I couldn't let today slip by without sharing something candy related... it's Retro Candy Week after all!  Hope you enjoy this adorable cake created by The Pastry Studio.  Lollipops and gumballs make for one fabulous cake!  It's candy.  It's cake.  And it's eye candy for you! Be sure to check out ... Continue Reading