Cake Decorating Blog

Discover the breathtaking techniques, delectable recipes and decorating essentials that will make your cakes stand out from the crowd!

How to Color Modeling Chocolate

By Wendy McGowan
How to Color Modeling ChocolateYou will love how easy and fast it is to color modeling chocolate. Lift your cakes to the next level with beautiful colors using this versatile medium! Read more »

Wedding Cupcake Ideas

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Wedding Cupcake IdeasWhen it’s time for wedding bells to ring, it’s also time for tastebuds to sing. In recent years, more and more brides and grooms are veering off of the traditional wedding cake path, instead opting for cupcakes on their big day! Here’s an exploration of why, and some creative wedding cupcake ideas to get you inspired! Read more »

Tricky Treats: Cakes that Look Like Other Foods

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Cakes That Look Like Other FoodsSometimes, looks can be deceiving. But in the case of these confections, the trick is all treat: they’re cakes that are cleverly crafted to look like other foods! Making a trompe l’oeil cake is a fun way to pay homage to the cake recipient’s favorite treat, whether it be candy, fizzy beverages, healthy stuff, or even a big hunk of meat! Read more »
How to Make Sugar Flowers

How to Make Sugar Flowers

By Wendy McGowan

Big flowers are in! But regardless of size, sugar flowers are a beautiful complement to any cake. And the good news is: they’re easier to make than you think! Learn how here.

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How to Make a Purple Ombré Cake

By Jessie Oleson Moore
How to Make a Purple Ombre CakeNow here’s a cake that’s dressed to impress: the Purple Ombré Cake. The perfect way to celebrate Spring or Mother's Day, it's made using cake layers which have been tinted in varying tones of the same color, which are then assembled in order from light to dark, forming a color gradient. Once sliced into, it has a dramatic “wow” factor. Learn how to make it here! Read more »

How to Make Fondant Bows

By Wendy McGowan
How to Make a Fondant BowFrom large to small, modern to shabby chic, bows are a great embellishment for any cake. So here is a quick guide to get you started on a life full of sugar bows and ribbons! Read more »

Fun Cakes For a Fantastic Celebration

By Jessie Oleson Moore
Fun CakesSome cakes just want to have fun, like these, which prove that cakes can be made with the utmost precision and skill yet still be as chock-full of whimsy and pure joy as they are of sugar and cream and butter. Guaranteed to inspire not only smiles but baking ideas, too! Read more »