TRENDING : Stripes & Florals

Stripes & Florals | Translating Trends into Cake Designs | Erica OBrien for TheCakBlog.com

We're excited to welcome our newest contributor to The Cake Blog!  Erica O’Brien, owner of Erica O’Brien Cake Design, will be joining us each month for a new series called Trending.  Erica is helping us translate today's top trends in fashion, design, art and everyday life into fabulous cake ... Continue Reading

DIY: Surprise-Inside Ring Cake

Engagement Ring Suprise-Inside Cake | by Amanda Rettke, author of Suprise-Inside Cakes | on TheCakeBlog.com

Around here, we're kinda obsessed with pretty cakes.  Straight sides and smooth icing makes our heart jump a few beats, because from first glance you know that sweetness is just a slice away.  Your knife glides down through the frosting and a wedge of pure bliss is pulled out, destined for your ... Continue Reading

Currently Craving : Green

Currently Craving Green | Green dessert recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Monday is March 17th and that means St. Patrick's Day is just a matter of days away!  Growing up with a red-headed Irish grandmother, we knew that green was mandatory on this day... or you would pay the price in pinches.  So I've rounded up a few of my favorite dessert recipes, sure to count as your ... Continue Reading

Online Cake Decorating Class

Recipe: Coconut Cake

Coconut Cake Recipe | by Tessa Huff for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Tessa Huff, is back today with a lovely new cake recipe…. Coconut usually reminds us white-sand beaches and flavor combinations boosting pineapple and mango.  With such beautiful textures and versatile flavors, I vow not to limit coconut to only tropical palettes ever ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Coffee Walnut Loaf Cake

Coffe and Walnut Cake | from Annie Bell's Baking Bible | on TheCakeBlog.com

If your day typically starts with a fresh cup of coffee, then boy, do I have a cake for you.  Today's featured recipe is a rustic cake that's simple enough for everyday baking yet perfectly lovely for special occasions.  Rich notes of coffee are baked into every last crumb, starting with the loaf ... Continue Reading

Black & White Anemone Cake

Black, White & Blush | Wafer Paper Anemone Cake | by Hey There, Cupcake! | on TheCakeBlog.com

You know it's going to be a good week when it starts off like this.  We're brightening your Monday with a cake that redefines the word gorgeous.  Taking it to a whole new level of style and sophistication.  Today's feature is a stunning combination of mixed patterns and textures that comes together ... Continue Reading

Rainbow & Green Velvet Cupcakes

Rainbow & Green Velvet Hi Hat Cupcakes | by Lauren Kapeluck | for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of EllenJay Events, is back with a delicious new recipe.... As we prepare to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring, I have just the cupcake to get you all excited!  It's bright and cheerful and full of color!  It has a little something to do with RAINBOWS!  ... Continue Reading

Pink & Gold Cake Table

Pink & Gold Dessert Table | by Hey There, Cupcake!  | on TheCakeBlog.com

I hope you have a few moments to spare, because today's feature is worthy of your full attention.  It's one of those cakes that's almost too pretty for words.  Gorgeous shades of blush pink are mixed with subtle hints of gold and tall slender tiers covered in pristine white fondant.  Flirty, frilly ... Continue Reading

12 Ways to Celebrate Pie

Banana Split Pie | by Lulu the Baker

Today, we're taking a few moments to step away from the cake.... to celebrate pie! Yes, we're celebrating pie today in honor of National Pi Day coming up next month.  Mark your calendars because it happens every year on March 14th.  I'll let your brain wonder back to high school math for a ... Continue Reading