Design Tips: Proportion And Scale

Gold Honeycomb Cake | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design, is back for the next post in our Design Tips series.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake while teaching us the basics of great design. Over the last couple of months, I’ve discussed a few of the key principles of design: ... Continue Reading

Stars & Stripes Cake

DIY Glittery Star Cake Toppers | Stars & Stripes Cake by Cakegirls for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributors, Mary and Brenda Maher of Cakegirls, are back with a new DIY today!  Join us as they share a new cake project with a step-by-step tutorial. I always have a snap lid container of bouncy stars on wires at the ready to add to any cake as I see fit.  I think many cake decorators ... Continue Reading

Strawberry Thyme Cake

Strawberry Thyme Cake | by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a new cake recipe today... It’s finally here!  Berry season, that is.  Not only did my local Farmer’s Market open up for summer this past weekend, but I was able to walk away with a flat of the juiciest, reddest local strawberries.  Just by looking at them, ... Continue Reading

10 Sea-Loving Nautical Cakes

10 Sea-Loving Nautical Cakes  | including this design by Gateaux Inc  | on TheCakeBlog.com

There's something about a coastal wedding that rings true to classic form.  With preppy color palettes, stripes and nods to the water, you can't help longing to hear the crash of waves and feel the salty ocean air on your skin.  Elegant and timeless, seaside celebrations will forever be chic.  So ... Continue Reading

Watermelon Cake

Watermelon Cake | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design. The theme of my monthly posts on The Cake Blog is design trends.  The trends can come from anywhere—fashion, ... Continue Reading

Let’s Bake and Eat Cake

Let's Bake and Eat Cake | Free iPhone Wallpaper | by Jessica Kirkland for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N' Paper Flowers is back with another original art print, created exclusively for The Cake Blog readers. Hello and Happy June!!  This month's art print couldn't be more perfect for all of the baking and cake-ing friends of The Cake Blog.  The artwork is ... Continue Reading

Craftsy

10 Confetti Throwing Cakes

10 Confetti Throwing Cakes  | including this design by Erica OBrien  | on TheCakeBlog.com

Summer is on our doorstep and that can only mean one thing.  It's time to celebrate!  The summer season is one of the most popular times to party, with weddings in full swing, showers for both babies and brides and birthday parties galore.  Not to mention pool parties, graduation parties, patio ... Continue Reading

Design Tips : Movement

Design Tips: Creating Movement | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design, is back for the next post in our Design Tips series.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake while teaching us the basics of great design.  This month's topic is Movement. Movement within art can mean two things. It can be how the ... Continue Reading

Orange Creamsicle Cake

Orange Creamsicle Cake | | by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a new cake recipe today... Summer is on the horizon and I have been inspired lately to create recipes that are just plain fun.  You know, desserts with swirls, extra sprinkles, and whimsical flavors.  My appetite for dark chocolate and rich, decadent ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Flamingo Cake

Flamingo Cake | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design. I love designing cakes, but I especially love designing cakes within given parameters.  Although I’m very ... Continue Reading