Huge Craftsy Sale

Sale! Up to 50% Off Craftsy Cake Decorating Classes | Learn cake decorating online at Craftsy

We love a good sale!  And we absolutely love the online cake decorating classes over at Craftsy!  Did you know that many of the fabulous bakers we showcase here on The Cake Blog are also Craftsy instructors?  So when you fall in love with one of our featured cakes, chances are good that you can ... Continue Reading

Prickly Pear Wedding Cake

Prickly Pear | Succulent Wedding Cake Inspiration | by Ruze Cake House on

Today's feature is a fresh new take succulents, updating this popular wedding cake trend with a hint of cactus.  From its pristine white on white details to its naturally muted green accents, this cake is all about casual elegance.  A chic herringbone pattern adds texture and visual interest while ... Continue Reading

Black & White Polka Dot Cake

Black & White Polka Dot Cake | by Make Me My Cake on

Happy Monday!  We're starting off the week on a bright note with a feature that is all about patterns and pop.  Black and white is such a bold color scheme, full of contrast and oh-so-crisp.  It is a classic combo that can stand on its own or can easily mingle with softer hues.  While we often see ... Continue Reading

Pastel Zig Zag Cake

Vertical Chevron Cake | by Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design | on

Today's feature will seriously make your heart skip a beat.  It's simply just that beautiful!  A modern chevron cake created with individual triangles, cut and placed with meticulous detail, to form vertical zig zags aligned just so.  Shades of soft pastels are hand painted, adding layers of depth ... Continue Reading

Peaches N’ Cream Cupcakes

Peaches N' Cream Cupcakes | by Lauren Kapeluck for

Our contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of EllenJay Events, is back with a delicious new cupcake recipe.... It's finally peach season, and I couldn't be more excited!  I love spending Saturday mornings taking a trip to our local farmers market and checking out all the fruits and veggies that are ... Continue Reading

Golden Yellow & Saffron Cake

Golden Yellow and Saffron Cake | by AK Cake Design on

Our contributor, Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design, is sharing one of her latest designs... I was honored to create a cake for the launch of the new Picture Perfect cake stand collection from Sarah's Stands.  My design is based on the Heart of Gold cake stand, which is a rich, yet subdued ... Continue Reading


TRENDING : Geometric Patterns

Geometric Patterns  |  translating trends into cake designs | by Erica OBrien for

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, owner of Erica OBrien Cake Design, is back for her next post in our new series called Trending.  Erica is helping us translate today's top trends in fashion, design, art and everyday life into fabulous cake designs.  Watch each month as she goes from inspiration on ... Continue Reading

Classic Yellow Cake with Fudge Frosting

Classic Yellow Cake with Fudge Frosting | by Tessa Huff for

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a classic cake recipe today…. Often times I find myself trying to come up with the most interesting flavor combinations or innovative ways to incorporate seasonal produce.  But sometimes we just need to go back to basics.  While some cakes are dripping in ... Continue Reading

Gold Sequins Cake

Gold Sequin Cake with soft pastels | by Fondant Flinger

Why hello gorgeous!  We're always excited to showcase a beautiful new design, especially when it's as spectacular as today's cake.  How can anyone resist five tiers of fabulous, girly-girl fun like this?  Glittering gold tiers covered in an abundance of shimmering sequins, alternating with tiers of ... Continue Reading

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Pleated Wedding Cake

White on White Wedding Cake | by Cove Cake Design on

We're starting off the week with a new design that illustrates the beauty of simplicity.  Today's feature is an elegant wedding cake that is perfectly groomed and bursting with great white-on-white details.  Pristine tiers of white shimmer softly with just a hint of lustre.  While a statement-making ... Continue Reading