Today is the first day of Spring! We’re welcoming in the new season with gorgeous cake perfect for any springtime event. Created by Kristin Kirkpatrick of Fat Girl Cakes, today’s cake is new and definitely fresh! Rolls of fondant are wrapped, grouped, stacked and swirled to create an intricate design similar to the art of paper quilling. Paired with a subtle pink ombre effect and rolled fondant flowers that pop, this design is all about modern simplicity. Blooming with beauty, we’re loving this Quilled Flower Cake! …READ MORE
We’re starting the week off right with a gorgeous cake from a bakery with a very appropriate name. Renata of Lovely Cakes in Norwalk, Connecticut, has a knack for creating just that…. lovely cakes! Today’s cake has a natural feminine charm that would be perfect for any rustic wedding. With alternating wood grain tiers and oodles of incredible 3D flowers, this unique design makes a beautiful statement. Created for a collaborative photo shoot with other local vendors, you’re going to fall in love with this romantic Wood Grain & White Wedding …READ MORE
Whether it’s February 14th or 15th, love is in the air everyday here on the blog. Cake love that is! As we usher out Valentine’s day, don’t be sad. Today’s cake will make your heart equally as happy! It’s another great example of how beauty inspires beauty!
We talk a whole lot about inspiration day after day. A few weeks ago, we featured a gorgeous Ruched Cake inspired by the bride’s wedding dress. Today we take another look at cake inspiration. So, what happens when a talented cake designer is inspired by a photograph? A gorgeous bridal …READ MORE
We talk about inspiration day after day because, well… Half Baked is meant to inspire you! Whether we get a peek at the hand drawn sketches or a few thoughts shared by the baker, I love exploring the inspiration behind a cake. So what happens when you take a gorgeous wedding dress and translate it into a cake design? With layers of delicate folds and a bright pop of color from the bridal bouquet, this wedding gown was screaming to become a cake! Rachael Teufel and her team at Intricate Icings heard the cry and answered with an eye-catching …READ MORE
Today’s post is twice the treat! Not only do we have a beautiful new cake design to showcase, but we’re going to learn something new as well! Our contributor, Miso of Miso Bakes, created this incredible cake and is kindly sharing one of her techniques with us. So once we finish swooning over Miso’s lovely design, we’ll learn how to make one of the elegant sugar flowers she used. Frilly and flirty, carnations are not just a filler flower! They’re a great place to start if you’re new to making gumpaste flowers. The layers of ruffly petals are …READ MORE
With Arctic air making its way across the country, wreaking havoc with cold temperatures, ice and snow… I thought we’d wrap up with week with a little bit of snow we can all enjoy! With a soft glow and subtle shimmer, today’s cake captures the magical beauty of a white winter. White-on-white textures like ruffles and pinwheels combine with frilly flowers and delicate buttons. The result is one exquisite cake, create by Stevi Auble, owner of Hey There, Cupcake! So bundle up, grab a mug of hot cocoa and let it snow! We’ll be enjoying this Snowy …READ MORE
Nothing cures the Monday blues like a big dose of pretty! And that’s exactly what we have in store for you today. We’re starting off the week with a romantic dessert table to make you swoon! With buttercream frills, ruffled rosette swirls and ombre, this display will steal your heart. The soft pastel color scheme is a perfect combination of peach and mint with a pop of gold. Featuring three incredible cakes, a whimsical balloon backdrop and festive streamers… feast your eyes on this Fresh & Feminine Cake Table, shared with us by Jenna Rae …READ MORE
Imagine yourself in a smart wool coat wrapped with a fabulous scarf. Now imagine that same look… but on a cake! We’re bundling up with another winter beauty that is both sophisticated and sharp. Houndstooth checks with a warm white-on-white pattern adorn the top and bottom tiers, allowing this geometric pattern to shine without being overbearing. Complete with scarf-inspired pom poms, this Winter White Houndstooth Cake by Erica Oâ€™Brien is cozy chic. It’s The 10th Cake of Christmas! Read …READ MORE
The forecast for today’s post is snowy with a pop of sunshine. That’s because cake #9 in our 12 Cakes of Christmas series is here! A wintry scene gets a dose of cheer with delightful sugar flowers. From myer lemons and sage leaves to vibrant red poppies, today’s cakes are a bright spot in the midst of Winter. Created by Emily Lael Aumiller, owner of Lael Cakes in Brooklyn, these Snowshine Flower Cakes will have you smiling! Read More… …READ MORE
Cake #6 is up and it’s an incredible, wintry delight!
The beauty of freshly fallen snow is captured in this pristine and purely elegant design, created by Allison Kelleher, owner of AK Cake Design in Portland. The subtle glimmer of a snowflake, the bright glow off the blanket of white. This incredible Winter White Cake will have you singing… Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow!! Read More… …READ MORE