10 Cakes to LOVE

10 Love Inspired Cakes | including this design by Le Dolci | on TheCakeBlog.com

Valentine's Day is almost upon us!  So we thought it was only fitting to spend today swooning over some stunning cakes inspired by love.  A few of today's cakes come from our contributors, so if you read every day, you'll recognize a couple of these.  The others come from talented designers making ... Continue Reading

Oh Sugar, Sugar

Oh Sugar, Sugar  |  Side-By-Side Comparison of 5 Sweeteners  |  a Baking Science article by Summer Stone for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Summer Stone of Cake Paper Party, is back today with a new baking science experiment.... Sweeteners play a critical role in any cake recipe.  They not only impart the sweetness that makes a cake dessert fare but also have a hand in the structure and leavening processes.  The ... Continue Reading

Heart Cut Out Cake

How to make a heart cutout cake | by Rachael Teufel for TheCakeBlog.com

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Rachael Teufel of Intricate Icings Cake Design.  Join Rachael as she shares a new cake project with a step-by-step tutorial. It’s that time of year when I start thinking about what kind of Valentine’s card I can help my son make for his ... Continue Reading

Champagne Cake Shooters + Stenciled Topper

Valentine's Champagne Shooters | by Robin Martin for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Robin Martin of Gateaux Inc. is back with another DIY today!  Join Robin as she shares a new Valentine's project with a step-by-step tutorial. Ah, Valentine's Day. When we can embrace a little romance, over-indulge in the bubbly, and shamelessly get down to Barry White all day, ... Continue Reading

Pink Striped Heart Cake

Pink Striped Heart Cake | by AK Cake Design for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Allison Kelleher of AK Cake Design, is back with a gorgeous new design and a tutorial too! For this cake, I was inspired by these pretty pink ribbons.  I really loved the different shades of pink and the bright, cheery feel of the ribbons – they just made me happy. I ... Continue Reading

Valentine’s Heart Candy Box Cake

How to make a Valentine's Chocolate Candy Box Cake | by Cakegirls on 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. Okay, there is just no way around stating that this cake is a kind of a show stopper.  People will assume it's a real box of chocolates ... Continue Reading


FREE : Love Is Like Butter Print

True Love is Like Butter | |Free Art Print | 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.  February's kitchen print is perfect for Valentine's Day and everyday! Love is in the air, friends...especially in the kitchens of all of the ... Continue Reading

Sparkle My Heart

Sparkle My Heart | Pink & Gold Glitter Cake Table | by De la Creme Creative Studio on TheCakeBlog.com

Today's featured cake is as pink, gold and gorgeous as you can get!  Created for a 30th birthday, but suitable for any glam event from Valentine's Day to a bridal shower, we are loving everything about this design.  It comes to us from Heidi Holmon, owner and head cake artist at De la Creme Creative ... Continue Reading

TRENDING : Marsala

Marsala & Gold Bow Cake |  translating trends into cake designs | 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 wanted to celebrate the new year with something a little unconventional.  Rather than create a ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

2015 Wedding Cake Trends

2015 Wedding Cake Trends | Top cake designers predict cake trends for 2015 and share innovative wedding cake designs | on TheCakeBlog.com

We've come to the end of our latest cake series - The 2015 Wedding Cake Preview!  We've spent the last two weeks oohing and aahing over marvelous cake designs and getting the scoop on 2015 cake trends from the ladies who know.  Top cake designers were asked to predict which cake trends will be hot ... Continue Reading