Ruffles & Lace

Vintage Ruffles & Lace Cake by Erica O'Brien

I've always been a fan of simple, sophisticated and modern.  Whether we're talking about clothing, furniture, or cake!  That is my personal style and at one point in my life I would have cringed at the idea of lace and ruffles.  Over the years, my taste has evolved and I now find myself drawn to ... Continue Reading

From Plate to Cake

White China Cake by Jessicakes

We talk a lot about inspiration here at Half Baked.  Our site is meant to inspire you!  And time and time again we see that a great cake can be inspired by just about anything... an invitation, a pillow, jewelry...you name it!  Today's cake was inspired by a collection of ladylike stoneware plates ... Continue Reading

Graphic & Glitz

Graphic & Glitz Dessert Table

If I had to describe today's feature in one word it would be lovely!  Maybe that's because I love the soft color palette of charcoal, white and rose with a subtle touch of gold.  Maybe it's the darling mix of hearts and stars.  But to me, this incredible display portrays the feeling of love.  You ... Continue Reading

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

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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

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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

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