Mixing Up the Perfect Cake

Mixing Up the Perfect Cake | Exactly how long to mix butter and sugar? | 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.  Join Summer as she challenges a traditional baking concept and shares her results. Classic cake making methods suggest that the first step in making a butter cake involves creaming together ... Continue Reading

Summer Frills Cake

Summer Frills Cake | by Lemon Tree Cakes | on TheCakeBlog.com

Everything around us seems to be signalling that summer is coming to an end.  Children are heading back to school and Labor Day is just around the corner.  But the weather here is still bright, sunny and warm.  So I feel basking in the goodness of summer just a little bit longer before we officially ... Continue Reading

77 Cake Classes On Sale!

Sale!  Up to 50% Off Craftsy Cake Decorating Classes | Learn cake decorating online at Craftsy

It's time for another fabulous sale!  You know how we absolutely love the online cake decorating classes over at Craftsy!  Many of the talented bakers we showcase here on The Cake Blog are also Craftsy instructors.  So when you fall in love with a featured design, chances are good that you can learn ... Continue Reading

Does Sifting Make a Better Cake?

True or False?  Does Sifting Make a Better Cake?  |  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.  Join Summer as she challenges a traditional baking concept and shares her results. BAKING ASSUMPTION: It is necessary to sift or whisk dry ingredients together. To sift or not to sift, ... Continue Reading

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

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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

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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