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

The 3rd Cake of Christmas

Ruffles and Plaid Christmas Cake by Maggie Austin

It's Day #3 in our 12 Cakes of Christmas series!  12 bakers baking... some of the most lovely cakes you could ever imagine!   Elegant.  Sophisticated.  Exquisite.  You're going to flip when you see today's cake!  The 3rd Cake of Christmas is brought to us by the queen of romantic ruffle cakes, ... Continue Reading

The 2nd Cake of Christmas

Elegant Winter Wedding Cake by Cake Opera

We're just getting started with our holiday cake inspiration, The 12 Cakes of Christmas.  12 days of festive cakes to make you merry, shared with us by some of today's top cake shops.  Whether it's a winter wedding, an elegant cocktail party or an open house, every occasion deserves a great cake ... Continue Reading

The 1st Cake of Christmas

Gingerbread & Candy Cane Christmas Cake

This is, by far, my favorite time of year.  The excitement, the buzz, the joy of the holiday season!  I've been wanting to do this segment for several years now and am thrilled to see it finally come to life.  I asked some of my very favorite bakeries and cake shops to send over their best cakes of ... Continue Reading

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Gobble Gobble Turkey Cake

Turkey Cake for Thanksgiving

In two days, we'll be feasting on turkey as we celebrate life's blessings with family and friends.  Today, we have the most adorable Thanksgiving cake to help us get into the Turkey Day spirit.  With a modern color scheme, polka dot feathers and playful flag bunting, this cake is the definition of ... 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

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Happy Halloween!

Grim Reaper Halloween Cake

Happy Halloween!  Today is a day for thrills and chills as the ghosts, goblins and ghouls make their appearance.  I thought we'd take a moment to enjoy this hauntingly fun day with something a little different.  Frightfully eerie with his long, black hooded cloak and his pale skeletal figure, this ... Continue Reading

Bewitching Halloween Cake

Bewitching Modern Halloween Cake

With Halloween right around the corner, we're kicking it into high gear for the next few days with some frightfully fun features!  Starting today with a Bewitching Dessert Table, shared with us by Paula of Frog Prince Paperie.  This enchanting display features one wickedly modern Halloween cake!!  ... Continue Reading

Rustic Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Rusic 3D Pumpkin Cake for Autumn

Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, is back this month with a rustic cake perfect for Autumn... Autumn is officially here!  It is time to bring out my spice jars and put a generous sprinkling of cinnamon on everything I bake! : )  I am so excited to bake with tons of apples and pumpkins this ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Decorate Your Own - Caramel Apple Cupcakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Our cupcake contributor, Lauren of Crave. Indulge. Satisfy, is getting into the Halloween spirit... Happy Fall! I am super excited to welcome the cooler weather and kick off the fall baking season with some caramel apple inspired cupcakes! I don't know about you, but this time of year I am ... Continue Reading