2015 Wedding Cake Trends

2015 Wedding Cake Trends | including this design by Intricate Icings | on TheCakeBlog.com

We're kicking off 2015 with a brand new cake series - and it's all about trends for the upcoming year!  What better way to spend our January than oohing and aahing over marvelous cake designs while we get the scoop on trends from the ladies who know.  Here's how it all came together: Top cake ... Continue Reading

How Does Baking Powder Work?

How Baking Powder Affects Your Recipes |  a 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.... The difference between a dense pound cake and a fluffy butter cake is often a factor of leavening.  While chemical agents such as baking powder or baking soda play an important role in ... Continue Reading

FREE : Dreams & Sprinkles Print

A life without dreams is like a cupcake without sprinkles |Free Art Print | by Jessica Kirkland for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Jessica Kirkland of Pen N' Paper Flowers is kicking off the new year with an original art print, created exclusively for The Cake Blog readers.  January's kitchen print will inspire you to chase your dreams in 2015! Happy New Year everyone!!  I'm sure we are all anticipating ... Continue Reading

DIY Sprinkle New Years Eve Cake

DIY Sprinkle New Years Eve Cake | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Hello friends!  I hope you're enjoying the holiday season so far and that your Christmas was a merry one!  I'm popping in for one last cake tutorial for 2014, just in time for your New Years Eve celebration.  I know, I know!  Talk about last minute planning!  But surely I'm not the only one who ... Continue Reading

Peanut Butter Ball Cake

Peanut Butter Ball Cake | Buckeye Cake | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Last week I shared one of our Christmas traditions with a recipe that came from Mr. Sellman's side of the family - these super delish Pie Crust Cookies - oh my goodness are they good.  While definitely hard to beat, I wanted to give a little love to a tradition that comes from my side of the ... Continue Reading

Winter Wonderland Cake

Winter Wonderland Wedding Cake | by Intricate Icings on TheCakeBlog.com

Today's feature is a winter wonderland with a cake as pristine as freshly fallen snow.  Inspired by Colorado winters, this design is elegant and timeless with a nod to current techniques such as wafer paper flowers and embossed texture.  Soft white and muted gray create an airy color scheme while ... Continue Reading


Glittering Deer Cake

Glittering Deer Silhouette Cake |  translating trends into cake designs | by Erica OBrien for TheCakeBlog.com

Our contributor, Erica OBrien, is back for the next post in our Trending series.  Join Erica as she goes from inspiration on Pinterest to cake concept and then the final cake design.  Today is all about silhouettes, specifically a glittering deer silhouette! I’ve always been a bit of a ... Continue Reading

Stencil-Painted Cookies

How to stencil-paint a cookie | Mistletoe Cookie Tutorial | by Robin Martin for TheCakeBlog.com

We're thrilled to welcome our newest contributor, Robin Martin of Gateaux Inc.!  Join Robin as she shares a new cookie project with a step-by-step tutorial. It’s the most wonderful time of the year…kids with rosy cheeks, snow-covered rooftops, presents under the tree, and cookies…aah, ... Continue Reading

Pie Crust Cookies

Pie Crust Cookies | poppable pinwheels of cinnamon-sugar-coated pie crust | by Carrie Sellman for TheCakeBlog.com

Today I've partnered up with In The Raw® to bring you a favorite Sellman family recipe. We all have those family recipes - the ones that are made year after year, lovingly passed from one generation to the next - and scarfed down in about 3 seconds flat.  The ones that you'd throw down with ... Continue Reading

Learn Beautiful Cake Photography

8 Holiday Aprons

8 Holiday Aprons to make you merry and bright | on TheCakeBlog.com

We're on the hunt again for one of our favorite things... pretty aprons!!  Today it's all about holiday style that will take your Christmas cheer to a new level.  For some, the holiday baking season equates to a few extra batches of sugar cookies.  For some, it is marathon of cookie tins and baking ... Continue Reading