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!

Conquor Your Choco-Phobia: Demystifying Modeling Chocolate

Luggage Cake Made With Modeling Chocolate

The thought of using modeling chocolate can be scary, making some cake decorators grab their fondant and head for the hills. But there's no need to be scared! Modeling chocolate is a great medium with tons of benefits. The difference between it and fondant can expand your cake decorating repertoire. I promise that you can conquer the modeling chocolate beast, making incredibly cakes with this new sugar dough!

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Cake Decorating 101: How to Fill a Cake in 4 Easy Steps

How to Fill a Cake -- Tutorial on Craftsy

Long before the cake decorating can begin, we need to make sure we have a strong, clean base or in other words, a well-constructed cake. We begin with filling our cakes with yummy goodness. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to fill a cake for perfect results every time.

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What Is Torting a Cake?

Torting the Layers of a Cake

By definition, a torte is a type of cake made with many eggs and often nuts. Torte is also the German word for cake, but nowhere in the dictionary is the word or definition of “torting” available, as in “torting a cake.” So what is torting a cake, and can torte be used as a verb?

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Wedding Cake Wednesday: Sweet Cakes With Succulent Flowers

Wedding Cake with Succulent Flowers

Succulents have become an increasingly popular wedding flower in recent years, and naturally, cakes with succulent flowers are showing up more and more at weddings. As you'll see here, these beautiful desert flowers are incredibly versatile and can be a rustic, fresh addition to modern cake designs.

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What Do the Big Game and Cake Have In Common?

Football Cake Pops

The Big Game is almost here. That means a fun day full of friends, family and football awaits, but no party is complete without awesome snacks and treats. This is the perfect time to pull out all the stops which means: football cake pops! This step-by-step tutorial will help amaze your fellow fans with delicious football cake pops.

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