Fabric Flower Cake

Tufted Fabric Cake by Erica O'Brien

A cake can be inspired by just about anything... an invitation, a flower,  a pattern on a favorite dress.   Today's cake is the perfect example of how inspiration can strike anywhere.  Created by the talented cake designer, Erica O'Brien, this lovely display was inspired by a pillow.  Yes, a ... Continue Reading

Recipe: Whiskey Ginger Cookie

Whiskey Ginger Cookie

For Father's Day this year, why not skip the tie and go for something Dad can really enjoy.  All dads love a good cookie and most enjoy a classic cocktail (especially after a long day!).  Batch from Scratch has the perfect solution to satisfy Dad's sweet tooth while keeping him in the spirit of the ... Continue Reading

DIY: Paper Rose Cake

DIY Paper Rose Cake by Miso Bakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

Today we're excited to share the first post from one of our new contributors!  Enjoy this great DIY cake project by Miso of Miso Bakes..... I wanted this cake to be bold. I wanted it to be daring.  I wanted it to scream for attention, but at the same time, be quite the shy-pie. My inspiration ... Continue Reading

Elphant Parade Baby Shower

Elephant Parade Baby Shower

I can hardly believe it, but my little sister is all grown up.  She's married and expecting her first child in July!  This weekend we're going to shower her with love and well wishes as we welcome her baby girl.  Today will be a crazy day full of last minute preparations, but I wanted to share a ... Continue Reading

Ballerina Inspired Sweets

Ballerina Inspired Cake by Intricate Icings

What little girl doesn't love to dance?  And as big girls, we all look back fondly on our first dance class... the tutus, the tights, our hair swept back into a neat little bun.  Maybe it's because of the movie Black Swan.  Maybe it's because dancers are the ultimate image of elegance and grace.  ... Continue Reading

We Have a Winner!

Edible Details Giveaway Winner

It’s time for us to announce our lucky winner of the $100 Gift Card to Edible Details.  Someone is going to have adorable fondant cupcake toppers or 3D characters (or both!) at her next party... Congrats Maggie!  I know you are going to love your fondant creations!  Brittany created custom ... Continue Reading


Love Is Sweet

Lemonade Cupcakes - Grey & Yellow Wedding Desserts

Today we're showcasing a lovely dessert table that just screams summer!  It's cheery, bright and makes me smile with its vibrant, lemon yellow details.  This brilliant display, featuring an amazing cake and cupcake stand by Jan Kish, was created for a wedding filled with burlap, succulents and ... Continue Reading

Welcome Our New Contributors

Welcome Miso - New Half Baked Contributor

Today we have some exciting news!  As Half Baked continues to grow, I wanted to find some new ways to bring you fresh and original content.  So... over the next few months we'll be adding several new contributing writers!  They will be sharing new ideas, designs and recipes from their respective ... Continue Reading

Grey Ombre & Ruffles Cake

Ombre & Ruffles Cake by Superfine Bakery

If you saw yesterday's post, you know I am really loving the ombre fashion trend right now.  Especially how it has translated into the cake world!  We took a look at several charming gradient cakes but I thought I would save one for today.  It's Friday after all.  We all need something lovely to ... Continue Reading

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Ombre Cakes

Ombre Cake by Maggie Austin

Over the weekend my husband and I did a little shopping and I picked up the cutest ombre t-shirt from Banana.  I'm really loving the ombre trend right now.  I started thinking about all of the lovely gradient cakes I've seen lately.  So today we're showcasing some our favorite ombre cakes!  Enjoy ... Continue Reading