DIY: Glammy Monster Cakes

DIY Glammy Monster Cakes | by Erin Gardner for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erin Gardner of Wild Orchid Baking Company, is here with a new tutorial for you.  A fun way to add a touch of glam to your Halloween bash! Halloween has to be one of my favorite days of the year.  It's so fun to dress up and pretend like you're someone else.  This year I'll ... Continue Reading

TRENDING: Paper Garland Cake

Paper Garland Cake  |  translating trends into cake designs | 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

Kitty Cat in a Pumpkin Cake

Kitty Cat in a Pumpkin Cake |  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 cake project with a straightforward step-by-step tutorial. This is the perfect show stopping cake to present at your next spooktacular Halloween Party. Perfect for kids and ... Continue Reading

Stencil-Painted Rose Cake

How to stencil and paint a cake | Learn how from Gateaux Inc on TheCakeBlog.com

Who's ready to learn something fabulous today?! We're so excited to welcome Robin Martin of Gateaux Inc. back to the blog today!  We know that when Robin stops by, she's bringing us something new and innovative!  And today is no exception.  Not only does Robin create gorgeous cakes as the owner ... Continue Reading

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DIY Gold Feather Cupcakes

DIY Gold Feather Cupcakes | 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 cake project with a straightforward step-by-step tutorial.   It was only natural that at some point, feathers should end up on cupcakes.  They're so irresistibly beautiful and ... Continue Reading

DIY : Gold Sequin Cake

How to make Gold Sequin Cake | Metallic Sequin Cake Tutorial | by Jenna Rae Cakes for TheCakeBlog.com

You might want to sit down for today's post.  That way you can literally jump for joy when you see what we have in store for you.  We've been looking forward to today's tutorial for months now.  Ever since the talented Jenna Rae Illchuk of Jenna Rae Cakes wowed us with her Silver Sequin Cake as part ... Continue Reading

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What to Do With Cake Scraps?

Make edible sand from cake | great for summer cakes | DIY Cake Tutorial by Erin Gardner for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erin Gardner of Wild Orchid Baking Company, is here with a new tutorial for you.  A simple way to add an extra touch of fun to your summer cakes.  And make the most of your cake scraps....  Cake scraps!  Also fondly known as Cake Top.  You know what I'm talking about.... the ... Continue Reading

The Meringue Buttercream Myth

(No Meringue) Swiss Buttercream Recipe | a new approach to a classic recipe | by Summer Stone for TheCakeBlog.com

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party!  Join along as Summer explores traditional baking concepts in new and exciting ways.   CAKE MYTH : You must create a meringue in order to produce a European-style buttercream. For some time, I puzzled over ... Continue Reading

DIY : Teeny Tiny Flower Pot Cakes

Teeny Tiny Flower Pot Cakes | Cake Tutorial by Cakegirls for TheCakeBlog.com

We're excited to welcome our newest contributors - Mary and Brenda Maher of Cakegirls!  Join along as they share new cake projects and straightforward tutorials with simple step-by-step instructions -- helping you create beautiful, and totally achievable, results! So, we've been making cakes ... Continue Reading

DIY: Vintage Butterfly Cake, Part II

Vintage Butterfly Cake | by Gateaux Inc.

Today is the second half of a fabulous tutorial we brought to you a few weeks ago.  Remember this gorgeous Vintage Butterfly Cake, with its amazing 3-d butterflies, in shades of pale blue and black, fluttering about?  And its antiqued ecru-colored fondant, accented with black and white striped ... Continue Reading