Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Bluprint to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.
Gothic Gargoyle Cake With Concrete Fondant
JJR kicks off an epic three-week Halloween miniseries with a chocolate-sculpted gargoyle cake, including concrete fondant and DELICIOUS orange buttercream.
Master the paring knife as you learn to easily core a jalapeño, tomato or cauliflower and zest an orange then learn how to cut down butternut squash and pineapple as you tackle a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs.
Bloated Monster Rainbow Cake
The Man About Cake Halloween shenanigans continue! What’s the best part about this festive Halloween-colored rainbow cake? The guilty little monster who ate it! Watch as JJR crafts a bloated monster using modeling chocolate and powdered food coloring. It’s a special Halloween twist on the fat unicorn cake trend.
Creepy Chocolate Zombie Cake
Man About Cake’s EPIC Halloween miniseries ends with a creepy chocolate zombie busting out of its grave … actually more like a delicious chocolate cake mound! Watch as Joshua “THOR” Russell starts with the guts and then uses modeling chocolate and edible colors to craft the creepiest zombie you’ve ever seen.
The Future Cake Slayer! Superhero Birthday Cake
POW! There’s a future cake slayer out there who’s turning 4, and JJR is making a superhero cake for the party. Watch as he builds a superhero caricature with modeling chocolate and decorates the tiers with fun comic book graphics.
Giant Dog Bowl Cake for Gotcha Day Party
JJR makes a giant dog bowl cake for a Gotcha Day Party, which celebrates the day you got your pet! JJR crafts a carrot cake that’s more than a foot long, carved into a dog bowl and finished with chocolate-covered caramel corn that looks (but def doesn’t taste!) like dog food.
Mad Hatter Baby Shower Cake
This whimsical emerald cake is the perfect addition to a Mad Hatter-themed baby shower! JJR crafts a magical Mad Hatter cake decorated with stripes and diamonds and finished with a beautiful golden baby rattle.
Hipster Snowman Cake
It’s holiday office party season, and JJR’s here to make a winter snowman cake with a hipster twist. Check out this rad snowman that’s soaked in rum and covered with coconut.
DIY Wedding Cake With Wafer Paper Flowers
This week, JJR’s making a beautiful (and blooming!) wedding cake. Watch as he makes a woodgrain cake that’s decorated with edible wafer paper flowers. This DIY wedding reception was so special, even the cake was in tiers!