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

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

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

Online Cake Decorating Class

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

DIY: Vintage Butterfly Cake

Vintage Butterfly Cake | by Gateaux Inc.

Plain and simple, today's cake is an absolute stunner.  It captures the beauty of spring with a elegant vintage vibe.  An antiqued ecru-colored fondant is accented with black and white striped ribbons.  While fondant appliques resemble the pages of an old Entomology book, filled with beautiful ... Continue Reading

Craftsy Cake Decorating Class

DIY : Easter Bunny Garden

Easter Bunny Garden | tutorial from Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee Beckett

Easter is just a few days away but there's still plenty of time for today's DIY.  Who can resist an adorable bunny tail, all fluffy and white?  Especially when it's ridiculously cute like today's featured tutorial!  This little cupcake garden is filled with whimsical fondant bunnies, frilly cabbage ... Continue Reading

How To Build a Cake Like a Pro

How to Build a Cake | split and fill like a pro | Great Cake Decorating by Erin Gardner on TheCakeBlog.com

Decorating a cake is sort of like solving a puzzle.  There are numerous pieces that have to come together, just so, for everything to align beautifully.  The process itself can be exciting, challenging and even a little exasperating at times.  But when the last piece is finally placed, you can step ... Continue Reading