Catherine Ruehle
Craftsy Instructor

Fort Worth, TX

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After earning a degree in Fine Arts, Catherine chose to pursue her culinary passion and embarked on a successful 10-year career as a pastry chef, working on both coasts and winning rave reviews from The New York Times. When the 3-D Soccer Ball cake she made on a lark for her son?s peewee soccer team brought a flood of cake orders from friends, her cake business, Sublime Bakery, was born. Catherine?s creative custom cakes, her devotion to ... Read Full Bio »

Catherine's Craftsy Classes

Cake-osaurus Rex

Make a show-stopping sculpted cake that will be the highlight of your next birthday party. Food Network Challenge regular Catherine Ruehle shows you all the professional techniques you need to build this adorable dinosaur – and build up your sculpting skills at the same time. Learn how to build a sturdy structure out of plumbing pipe and flanges, apply fondant to oddly-shaped sculpts, and add surface decoration. Let your imagination run wild!


Meet Catherine

What's New

announcement Jul 10, 2014
- Sep 09, 2014
To celebrate the release of my new cookbook, LET US ALL EAT CAKE: Gluten-Free Recipes for Everyone's Favorite Cakes, on September 9th, I'm hosting 25 Days of Giveaways. Each day, for 25 days, someone will win awesome prize packages from brand partners like Bob's Red Mill, Udi's Gluten Free, Navitas Naturals, Country Kitchen Sweet Arts, and more! The grand prize package features a Kitchenaid Stand Mixer! Check it out, there's lots of good stuff for bakers and cakers. Enter at

Catherine's Projects

Life-sized Deer Groom's Cake
White Tail Deer Groom's Cake
Boss Hogg the Bulldog
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