The 12 Cakes of Christmas

The 12 Cakes of Christmas on The Cake Blog

This is, by far, my favorite time of year.  The excitement, the buzz, the joy of the holiday season!  And tonight I'm happy to announce the return of The 12 Cakes of Christmas!!  This is our third year for this holiday cake series and I am thrilled to see how it has grown and evolved over the ... Continue Reading

Giveaway : KitchenAid Mixer, 7-qt

7qt KitchenAid Pro Line Mixer Giveaway |   Enter to win on The Cake Blog

**** WINNER UPDATE **** This giveaway is now closed.  Our lucky winner is…Tiffany J. from entry #8314!!! It's that time of year again!!  We're officially kicking off the holiday season with our annual Christmas Giveaway!!  This giveaway comes at the same time each year and it's all about you.  ... Continue Reading

Holiday Entertaining Tips

Holiday Entertaining Tips |  The Cake Blog

Thanksgiving is just one day away!  As we celebrate a day filled with family and friends, we'll count our blessings and be grateful for another wonderful year.  Turkey and pumpkin desserts will flow and the holiday season will be underway!  Chances are, Thanksgiving is only the first of many ... Continue Reading

Talking Cakes With Martha Stewart

Talking Cakes with Martha Stewart |  Interview & Recipe |

Today's intro might be the hardest one I've ever written.  I've written it, rewritten it, scrapped it completely and started again.  How do you write an introduction for someone who's inspired so many?  Do I reminisce about watching Martha Stewart Living in for the first time in high school?  Or how ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Cranberry Orange Cupcakes

Cranberry Orange Cupcake Recipe | by Carrie Sellman

Happy Holiday Week!  Yes, I just made up an artificial week to welcome you, but I just don't know what to call this week.  I love this time of year when the holidays are just around the corner.  It's not quite Thanksgiving yet and Christmas is still on the horizon.  But the spirit of the holiday ... Continue Reading

BAKING TIP: Reshape Cupcake Liners

How to Reshape Cupcake Liners  |  by Lovely Cakes on

I know this has happened to all of us at some point... you've found the perfect liners to accessorize your pretty little cupcake.  You're all set to bake when you realize that your cute little liners aren't so perfect anymore.  They are all wonky.  Yes, I do think wonky is the technical term for ... Continue Reading


Giveaway: SugarEd Productions

SugarEd Productions Giveaway |

**** WINNER UPDATE.  This giveaway is now closed.  Our lucky winner is… Megan G.!!  **** I'm thrilled to share today's post with you!  I've teamed up with my friend, Sharon Zambito, to bring you a fabulous new giveaway that will have all of the cakers (and wanna be cakers) jumping for joy!  ... Continue Reading

Ruffled Heart Cake

Gold Ruffle Heart Cake | by Tessa Huff of Style Sweet CA

Our contributor, Tessa Huff of Style Sweet CA, is sharing a fabulous new design with us today... Ruffles on cakes is a trend that has been completely loved and embraced over the past couple years. From small, delicate frills to larger waves, ruffles have been popping up on wedding, birthday, and ... Continue Reading

Pumpkin Pie Alternatives

Pumpkin Cupcakes

It's almost hard to fathom that it's mid-November already.  I don't know about you, but I feel like this year has passed by in warp speed.  Turkey Day will be here in a matter of days and I have yet to plan anything for it.  I'm guessing that I'm not the only one in this boat!  So we're taking a ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

Pretty Black Wedding Cake

Pretty Black Cake | by Wild Orchid Baking Co |

Our contributor, Erin Gardner of Wild Orchid Baking Company, is sharing a fabulous new design with us today... A few years ago, after the Vera Wang black wedding gown collection came out and rocked the bridal world, I became obsessed with the idea of doing a black wedding cake.  Here in ... Continue Reading