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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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

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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

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Rose Water and Pistachio Pavlova

Rose water and pistachio pavlova with strawberries | from Live Bake Nourish by Amber Rose

Light. Airy. Elegant.  Today's post is all about taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary.  Calling upon the goodness of nature to create healthier cakes, bakes and desserts, full of fruit and flavor.  Today's featured recipe takes free-range egg whites and whips them into a fluffy cloud of ... Continue Reading

Lemon Raspberry Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake with lemon glaze and fresh raspberries |  Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

BBQ season is quickly approaching.  I've partnered up with Glad® Black Bag to bring you a new cake recipe and some tips for easy summer entertaining. Summer is approaching and that means warm skies and good times with friends are just around the corner.  Soon it will be time to fire up the ... Continue Reading

How To Build a Cake Like a Pro

How to Build a Cake | split and fill like a pro | Great Cake Decorating by Erin Gardner on TheCakeBlog.com

Decorating a cake is sort of like solving a puzzle.  There are numerous pieces that have to come together, just so, for everything to align beautifully.  The process itself can be exciting, challenging and even a little exasperating at times.  But when the last piece is finally placed, you can step ... Continue Reading

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes

Cinnamon Roll Cupcakes | by Lauren Kapeluck for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Lauren Kapeluck of EllenJay Events, is back with a delicious new recipe.... Do you often find your self drooling over sweets that others have pinned on Pinterest hoping that some day you will get the energy or time to make them.  Then that day finally comes, and well, the outcome ... Continue Reading