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

Welcome: Sugar Creations

MOD Blue Flower Wedding Cake by Sugar Creations

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Cake Directory! If you're a lover of cake or a loyal Half Baked reader, you're probably already familiar with this very talented lady.  If you're a bride-to-be or party planner extraordinaire in the Kansas area, now's the time to ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Succulents

Chevron & Succulent Cake by Sweet & Saucy

Today we're turning up the spotlight on another wedding trend as it exists in the world of cake.  Succulents!  These sleek and sophisticated desert flowers are sprouting up everywhere, even on cakes. Naturally occurring in a variety of fresh tones, with a complex leaf structure that is both ... Continue Reading

Vintage Paper Flowers Cake

Vintage Book Paper Flowers

Today we're taking another look at a trend that's popping up in all aspects of design, including cake!  Whether it’s pages pulled from a classic book, old newspapers or love letters, vintage typography is everywhere.  Yesterday we featured an amazing wedding cake by The Caketress where alternating ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Vintage Book Typography

Vintage Book Papers

Today we're taking a look at another trend in cakes that is gaining popularity....only, I'm not sure what to call it.  After much debate, I've finally given it the label of Vintage Book Typography.  Wait, vintage what - what?  Yes, you read that correctly.  Typography is the art of arranging letters ... Continue Reading

BRIDES Magazine Feature!

Chevron Cake for BRIDES Magazine by Carrie Sellman for Half Baked - The Cake Blog

Today is one of those rare occasions... when I share one of my own cake designs.  I primarily write about cake now, but occasionally I get the opportunity to design something new.  I've been dying to post this for months, but I had to see it with my own eyes first!  I am tremendously honored to have ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Cake Trios (Part III)

Heavenly Buttecream Cake Trio

This week we've been exploring a current cake trend for 2011, cake trios!  When it comes to styling a display, everything simply looks better when grouped in threes.  Cake included!  Three individual cakes, each uniquely designed, arranged together in one cohesive display.  Varying heights, textures ... Continue Reading