Fundamental Cake Projects

Chevrons, flowers and bows- oh my! See what your fellow cake decorators have been up to and share your most recent work.


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Fundamental Cake Articles

Make sure you not only have the right supplies on hand, but that you know how to use them too! Learn amazing insider-techniques from expert cake artists with in-depth pieces.

Cake Stencils: 411

Make a stunning cake! Discover how to use cake stencils for impressive cake decorating.

Modeling Chocolate vs. Fondant vs. Gum Paste

Discover the pros and cons of modeling chocolate vs fondant vs gum paste. We promise, this visual will bring clarity you never thought possible!

Cake Decorating Supplies

Begin your delectable cake decorating journey with these essential cake decorating supplies.

Fundamental Cake Classes

Begin your cake decorating journey today with guidance from expert cake artists at your pace, in online cake decorating classes.

Cake Topper Techniques

Anne Heap



Create adorable gum paste cake toppers with Anne Heap! You'll make cute sleeping babies, sitting children and standing adults.

Student Projects from this class

sweet pea

sweet pea

by Runawayartis

minnie mouse

minnie mouse

by moni gzz

Clean & simple cake design by Manal sugar art
Lines and Flowers by Irina Salazar
Stripes & scallops by SaraJean

Clean & Simple Cake Design

Jessica Harris


Join cake designer Jessica Harris as she creates sleek, stylish cakes with her simple waxed-paper transfer method. See more

Mini Gingerbread Houses by Autumn Carpenter
More fun designs! by Autumn Carpenter
Run-Sugar Cookies by Autumn Carpenter

Decorating Essentials: Designer Cookies

Autumn Carpenter


Be the go-to dessert designer and make any celebration a sweet success. Use run sugar, hand-painting, brush embroidery and more to create adorable, custom cookies.

Fundamental Cake Decorating Blog Posts

Read step-by-step tutorials for how to level, crumb coat, and stencil your cakes, and more. Get help from experts without ever leaving your kitchen!

Glamorous Barbie Cake Designs

Come on, Barbie, let's go party with these fun and fabulous Barbie cake and cupcake designs!Read More

Best Baking Hacks: How to Fix Dry Cake

Cake lacking moisture? Don't worry, you can fix it! Here's our top cake-hacks for reviving dry cake!Read More

Creative Cake Decorating: Icing a Cake With A Palette Knife

Interestingly enough, acrylic and oil paints have a texture that is not completely unlike buttercream. What that means to cake decorators is ...