TRENDING : Pineapples

Pineapple Cake  |  translating trends into cake designs | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

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

GLUTEN-FREE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies | by Lei Shishak author of Beach House Baking | on TheCakeBlog.com

Who doesn't love a good chocolate chip cookie?  It's a timeless treat that almost everyone can agree upon!  Around here, we never tire of new spins on this classic recipe.  Milk chocolate or dark chocolate, flat and crispy or soft and chewy.... we're up for anything chocolate chip cookie related.  ... Continue Reading

Banana Choco Hazelnut Cake

Banana Chocolate Hazelnut Cake | Recipe by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a delightfully decadent cake recipe today... It's the peak of summer, and I am sure we are all starting to feel the heat.  You are most likely reaching for all your favorite frozen treats every afternoon.  One of my favorites is a frozen chocolate-dipped ... Continue Reading

Brownie Cupcake Sundaes

Brownie Cupcake Sundaes | by Lauren Kapeluck for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of EllenJay Events, is back with a delicious new cupcake recipe.... Raise your hand if you've always got a box of brownie mix stashed in your pantry just in case you need to whip up something sweet in a pinch!  Brownies are typically one sweet that I normally ... Continue Reading

Red, White & Blue Desserts

American Flag Pie | by The Winthrop Chronicles on TheCakeBlog.com

With the Fourth of July holiday almost upon us, I thought we'd have a little red, white and blue fun today. We're taking a look at some of my favorite patriotic desserts from the blog and around the web.  Each one of these recipes is perfectly suited for Independence Day and is just begging for you ... Continue Reading

DIY : Gold Sequin Cake

How to make Gold Sequin Cake | Metallic Sequin Cake Tutorial | by Jenna Rae Cakes for TheCakeBlog.com

You might want to sit down for today's post.  That way you can literally jump for joy when you see what we have in store for you.  We've been looking forward to today's tutorial for months now.  Ever since the talented Jenna Rae Illchuk of Jenna Rae Cakes wowed us with her Silver Sequin Cake as part ... Continue Reading

Craftsy Cake Decorating Class

Chocolate Turtle Cake

Chocolate Turtle Cake Recipe | from The Southern Cake Book by Southern Living on TheCakeBlog.com

Today's recipe is a tad outrageous, in the oh-my-goodness that looks divine, kind of way.  It's a chocolate lovers fantasy with layers of chocolate cake studded with chocolate chips and pecans, stacked with swirls of dulce de leche infused frosting and topped with caramel drizzles.  It's finished ... Continue Reading

What to Do With Cake Scraps?

Make edible sand from cake | great for summer cakes | DIY Cake Tutorial by Erin Gardner for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erin Gardner of Wild Orchid Baking Company, is here with a new tutorial for you.  A simple way to add an extra touch of fun to your summer cakes.  And make the most of your cake scraps....  Cake scraps!  Also fondly known as Cake Top.  You know what I'm talking about.... the ... Continue Reading

Raspberry Blood Orange Cake

fresh raspberries and a blood orange glaze | Raspberry & Blood Orange Cake| Recipe by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a fresh summer cake recipe today... It's here!  It's here!  Berry season, that is.  Summer has finally arrived and my favorite fruits are hitting the stands everywhere.  Whether it is at the farmer's market or the local grocer, plump berries are in ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

The Meringue Buttercream Myth

(No Meringue) Swiss Buttercream Recipe | a new approach to a classic recipe | by Summer Stone for TheCakeBlog.com

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party!  Join along as Summer explores traditional baking concepts in new and exciting ways.   CAKE MYTH : You must create a meringue in order to produce a European-style buttercream. For some time, I puzzled over ... Continue Reading