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

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

DIY: Halloween Cupcake Centerpiece

DIY Halloween Centerpiece

Well hello there again everyone!  This is Jessica Kirkland from Pen N' Paperflowers Studio and Design... back for another little bit of guest blogging for Carrie here at Half Baked.  (You might remember the needle felted acorn tutorial I shared here last Fall?) I'm honored to have been asked by ... Continue Reading

DIY: Pudgy Mummy Cupcakes

Halloween Mummy Cupcakes DIY

My family and I are on the move this week.  Literally moving across the country!  While we pack, load and spend way too many hours in a car over the next few days... some very talented ladies will stop in with guest posts!  Our friend Brittany over at Edible Details has created a frightfully fun ... Continue Reading

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DIY: Cupcake Liner Witch Hats

{super easy} Cupcake Liner Witch Hats  | by Carrie Sellman  |  TheCakeBlog.com

I generally have a rule about rushing the season... that is, I try not to.  But Halloween has been in the stores for so long now that it's starting to go on clearance.  So today, I'm officially kicking off the Halloween season here on The Cake Blog!  And what better way to start things off than with ... 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

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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

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

DIY: Paper Rose Cake

DIY Paper Rose Cake by Miso Bakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Today we're excited to share the first post from one of our new contributors!  Enjoy this great DIY cake project by Miso of Miso Bakes..... I wanted this cake to be bold. I wanted it to be daring.  I wanted it to scream for attention, but at the same time, be quite the shy-pie. My inspiration ... Continue Reading