Welcome: The Hudson Cakery

The Hudson Cakery

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Directory... The Hudson Cakery!  This boutique cake shop located in New Jersey knows a thing or two about great cakes! What do you get when fresh ingredients meet modern style?  Deliciously beautiful cakes that taste as good ... Continue Reading

Fabric Flower Cake

Tufted Fabric Cake by Erica O'Brien

A cake can be inspired by just about anything... an invitation, a flower,  a pattern on a favorite dress.   Today's cake is the perfect example of how inspiration can strike anywhere.  Created by the talented cake designer, Erica O'Brien, this lovely display was inspired by a pillow.  Yes, a ... 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

Ballerina Inspired Sweets

Ballerina Inspired Cake by Intricate Icings

What little girl doesn't love to dance?  And as big girls, we all look back fondly on our first dance class... the tutus, the tights, our hair swept back into a neat little bun.  Maybe it's because of the movie Black Swan.  Maybe it's because dancers are the ultimate image of elegance and grace.  ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

Love Is Sweet

Lemonade Cupcakes - Grey & Yellow Wedding Desserts

Today we're showcasing a lovely dessert table that just screams summer!  It's cheery, bright and makes me smile with its vibrant, lemon yellow details.  This brilliant display, featuring an amazing cake and cupcake stand by Jan Kish, was created for a wedding filled with burlap, succulents and ... Continue Reading

Grey Ombre & Ruffles Cake

Ombre & Ruffles Cake by Superfine Bakery

If you saw yesterday's post, you know I am really loving the ombre fashion trend right now.  Especially how it has translated into the cake world!  We took a look at several charming gradient cakes but I thought I would save one for today.  It's Friday after all.  We all need something lovely to ... Continue Reading

Ombre Cakes

Ombre Cake by Maggie Austin

Over the weekend my husband and I did a little shopping and I picked up the cutest ombre t-shirt from Banana.  I'm really loving the ombre trend right now.  I started thinking about all of the lovely gradient cakes I've seen lately.  So today we're showcasing some our favorite ombre cakes!  Enjoy ... Continue Reading

Coco Chanel Pearl Cakes

Pearl Necklace Cake by Sweet Grace Cake Design

Prepare to swoon.  Today's cakes are so charming that I'm almost at a loss for words.  Almost.  Created by Lisa Rochelle of Sweet Grace Cake Design, these cakes are both elegant and feminine.  They're simple yet sophisticated.  Channeling the style icon known for her little black dress and strand of ... Continue Reading

Craftsy Cake Decorating Class

Real Party: Beach Side Wedding

Pink & Orange Beachside Wedding

I love the beach.  I love weddings.  So it doesn't get much better than a beach side wedding!  Especially when it has a stunning dessert bar created by The Pastry Studio!  This pink and orange sweets table is bright, cheerful and perfect for summer.  Starfish and lush flowers set the scene for this ... Continue Reading

Retro Candy Week: Taffy

Taffy Cake and Party Favors

We conclude our Retro Candy Week with.... Taffy!  Old fashioned taffy, salt water taffy, taffy wands.  It's all delicious and party perfect!  Whether for a wedding, shower or birthday, this retro candy brings a touch of charm to any event.  You could even put it on a cake! Don't you just LOVE ... Continue Reading