DIY: Vintage Butterfly Cake, Part II

Vintage Butterfly Cake | by Gateaux Inc.

Today is the second half of a fabulous tutorial we brought to you a few weeks ago.  Remember this gorgeous Vintage Butterfly Cake, with its amazing 3-d butterflies, in shades of pale blue and black, fluttering about?  And its antiqued ecru-colored fondant, accented with black and white striped ... Continue Reading

12 Recipes to Celebrate Mom

inspired by blueberry pancakes | Blueberry Breakfast Cake | by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Today, we're taking a look at a few recipes sure to make any mom feel loved and appreciated this Mother's Day. Mother's Day is coming up and there is no better time to get in the kitchen and bake up some love.  After all, she has been there through it all, guiding, loving and teaching you.  ... Continue Reading

Currently Craving: Pretty Aprons

look as yummy as dessert | 8 Pretty Aprons

You know, I realized something recently.  It has been way too long since we went shopping together.  Window shopping that is!  And I think it's best that we correct this situation, here and now.  What do you think?  Are you up for a little browsing and craving? Today we're on the hunt for one of ... Continue Reading

15 Drink Recipes for Girls Night In

light and refreshing for summer  | Sparkling Raspberry Limeade

With summer just around the corner, I've partnered with Trop50 to bring you a new drink recipe and some tips for a Girls Night In. Summer is once again about to grace us with her presence, bringing along extra long days filled with sunshine.  The only thing better than those precious extra ... Continue Reading

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TRENDING: Chalkboard & Paper Flowers

Chalkboard & Paper Flowers  |  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 second 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

Recipe: Lemon and Lavender Buttermilk Cake

Lemon and Lavender Buttermilk Cake | by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is sharing a bright new cake recipe…. You don't always need a reason to eat a slice of cake.  Sometimes a delightful, simple cake is all you need to turn an ordinary afternoon into a little celebration.  While many cake recipes are dripping with sprinkles and ... Continue Reading

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Write for The Cake Blog!

Seeking cake-loving writers | Apply to write for The Cake Blog!

I have some exciting news for you today!  The Cake Blog is growing and that means it's time for us to expand our team again.  This is the seventh year of cake inspiration here on the blog and it's shaping up to be the biggest and best yet.  In the past month, The Cake Blog has been featured around ... Continue Reading

10 Easter Cakes You Can Make

10 Adorable Cakes You Can Make for Easter | on TheCakeBlog.com

Easter is just two days away.  That means it's time to get baking!  Have you decided what to make for dessert yet?  Before we head into the holiday weekend, I thought we'd take a look at some of my favorite Easter cakes that you can easily make at home.  A few of these you've seen here on the blog ... Continue Reading

DIY: Vintage Butterfly Cake

Vintage Butterfly Cake | by Gateaux Inc.

Plain and simple, today's cake is an absolute stunner.  It captures the beauty of spring with a elegant vintage vibe.  An antiqued ecru-colored fondant is accented with black and white striped ribbons.  While fondant appliques resemble the pages of an old Entomology book, filled with beautiful ... Continue Reading

DIY : Easter Bunny Garden

Easter Bunny Garden | tutorial from Sweet & Unique Cupcake Toppers by Lynlee Beckett

Easter is just a few days away but there's still plenty of time for today's DIY.  Who can resist an adorable bunny tail, all fluffy and white?  Especially when it's ridiculously cute like today's featured tutorial!  This little cupcake garden is filled with whimsical fondant bunnies, frilly cabbage ... Continue Reading