Cake Decorating Blog

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Wave Hello to the Latest Ruffle Technique

By Lesley
How to Make Wave RufflesThis technique, which involves layering strips of fondant to create an ombré wave effect, is a great take on the traditional ruffle. It is so easy to do, and far less time-consuming than the classic ruffles that have been so popular over the last couple of years. Read more »

Sun! Sand! Surf! Tropical Beach-Themed Cakes

By Jessie Oleson Moore
 Tropical CakesSurf! Sand! Sun! Summertime by the sea is totally sweet. But even sweeter still are these beach-themed cakes! Each one invokes the spirit of a seaside adventure, with styles ranging from breezy and carefree to sophisticated and chic. Will these cake ideas be a hit at your next occasion? You can bet your bottom sand dollar! Read more »

How to Make Oreo Cake Pops

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Oreo Cake PopsOreos are a fantastic snack. Cake pops are a super-fun treat. In short, both are already awesome. But together, they’re even better! Combining the classic cookies and cream flavor in bite-sized cake pop type treats makes for a fun and tasty crafty confection project. Read more »

Happy National Donut and Chocolate Ice Cream Day!

By Lesley
National Donut DaySo, after the winter holidays, birthdays and Mother’s and Father’s Day, what’s the best day of all? Could it be June 7th? The day when we enjoy both National Donut Day and National Chocolate Ice Cream Day? To celebrate this tastiest of double dates, here’s a large scoop of the best donut and ice cream cakes around. Read more »

Shades of Grey: Beautiful Grey Hued Cakes

By Lyndsay Sung
Grey CakesI’ve always thought grey was such a beautiful and classic color, so I love the trend of modern grey cakes. Here’s a selection of grey beauties that will have you swooning; from delicate ruffles to a simple and beautiful grey bubble effect, we’ve got you covered for grey cake inspiration! Read more »

Make Sure Your Cakes Don’t Stick: Preparing Cake Pans

By Wendy McGowan
Preparing Cake PansPreparing your cake pans properly is one of the most important things to consider as you look for ways to help improve the overall look of your cakes. It may seem like a non-issue, but in fact it makes all the difference! Explore three methods for making sure your cakes don't stick, and a simple tutorial for the best way. Read more »

Art Deco Glitz: Great Gatsby Inspired Cakes

By Lyndsay Sung
Great Gatsby CakesGlitz, gold, pearls, fringe, beautifully dressed women and impossibly chic short haircuts, champagne flowing and the lights of the great mansion parties beckoning! I am loving how The Great Gatsby is inspiring a whole slew of gorgeous, Art Deco-themed cakes for weddings and parties galore. Here’s a collection to knock your socks off, with enough gold leaf and glamour to last. Read more »
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How to Stabilize Whipped Cream

By Jessie Oleson Moore

Stabilized whipped cream may sound sort of like a science experiment. But there’s no need to panic or break out the old chemistry books: really, what it amounts to is whipped cream which is fortified with added ingredients to make it firmer and sturdier in texture.

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