Super Amazing Posts By Wendy

Hi! I am Wendy McGowan, cake artist and former owner of Wendy Woo Cakes in Wellington, Florida! I love all things cake and am so excited to share my ideas with you! When I am not talking about, baking, decorating or eating cake, you will find me screaming on thrill rides and hanging out with my 2 kids and amazing husband at theme parks! And in case you are wondering…Wendy Woo is a nickname given to me by my Grandma, she taught me to bake and decorate cakes and lit the spark of my love for cake! Visit to check out my cakes! Happy Baking!

    Thoroughly Modern Bride: Inspiring Modern Cakes Designs

    Posted by on Apr 20, 2014 in Cake Decorating | Comments

    Clean, simple, chic and modern are the newest trends in wedding cakes and we love it! Brides are opting for simple over traditional, so we have gathered some of our favorite modern cakes to inspire you. Use these designs to get the creative juices flowering so you can create your own cakes, perfect for a modern bride! Read more

    5 Modeling Chocolate Tools You Need in Your Cake Decorating Toolbox

    Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Cake Decorating | Comments

    Modeling chocolate is an incredibly versatile medium that's working its way into the mainstream mix of cake decorating sugar doughs. Some of the benefits of modeling chocolate are stability without long drying times, strength without internal structure, and pliability while not drying out. Whether you love modeling chocolate or you are just starting out, these modeling chocolate tools will make working with this cake decorating medium oh so easy! Read more

    Beyond Beginning: 5 Cake Designs for Intermediate Designers

    Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

    You have been practicing, you are gaining confidence, you have made a few cakes for friends and family and you are feeling ready to stretch your wings and learn to fly into new cake decorating techniques and take your cakes to the next level. Here are a few cakes to help inspire you to spread your wings. Read more

    Seeing Spots: How to Make an Animal Print Cake

    Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in Cake Decorating | Comments

    Animal prints never go out of style. They are fun on jungle-themed baby shower or birthday cakes, and stylish on designer-style birthday and wedding cakes. Animal prints can be depicted in natural tones or fun colorful designs. In this tutorial on how to make an animal print cake, we'll cover how to paint zebra and leopard prints, as well as how to make giraffe prints from fondant. Read more

    Secret Garden of Cakes: How to Pipe Leaves

    Posted by on Mar 27, 2014 in Cake Decorating |

    There's a secret to transforming your cakes with beautiful spring foliage, creating a secret garden of vines and leaves. Read on to learn how to pipe fast and easy buttercream or royal icing leaves for lovely, garden-inspired cakes. Read more