Planning an Inspired Cake Design

sketch fall cake

Having trouble planning your next cake? Between client requests and your own creative vision, there is a lot to juggle when coming up with a cake concept. Check out these 5 steps for defining your inspired design. 1. Define the theme. No matter the occasion, it is important to have a strong conception of the […]

Editors’ Picks: Best 2013 FASHION ISSUE Cakes

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In Volume 4, Issue 9 of Cake Central Magazine, our cakemakers captured the breathtaking artistry of the world’s haute couture runways. These fashion-inspired cakes amounted to one of our most stunning spreads yet. Here are our picks of the best of the 2013 FASHION ISSUE. Enjoy, be inspired and don’t forget to download your copy! […]

Friday Faves: Black Roses, Birdhouses & Bows

Black Roses - a Hand-Painted Cake

As editors of Cake Central Magazine, we come across countless inspiring things every day. From cakemakers’ stories to wedding inspiration to cool new products, we want to share a few of our favorite finds with you every week. Here are this week’s faves! Jackie’s Faves- CEO of Cake Central Media Corp. This hand-painted rose cake […]

Squirrel & Acorn Inspiration Challenge Ending Soon!


Autumn is officially here, and little woodland critters are scurrying about getting ready for winter! We are feeling inspired by cute squirrels and acorns, so whether you decide to create a cupcake with a fondant squirrel cake topper, acorn cake pops or an entire themed cake, we are welcoming all sweet treats in this challenge! […]

Top Gift Box Cakes

Purple Gift Box

No matter the occasion, any celebration can be made extra special with a gift box cake! The options for color combinations, toppers and styles is limitless, and having the basic skills you need to create a gift box cake is a must for any cakemaker. From birthdays to weddings, we’ve rounded up a few of […]

Top Roller Coaster Cakes

Roller Coaster of Life

As summer draws to a close, it’s time to head to the state fair to get your fill of adrenaline-pumping rides. These Top Roller Coaster Cakes will leave your stomach turning in anticipation of the slow climb and that first steep drop! Roller Coaster of Life By kello Made for a grade eight graduation with […]

Pen Pals Inspiration Challenge Winner

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We were so impressed with the vintage-inspired submissions to our Pen Pals Inspiration Challenge! In fact, we had such a hard time choosing a winner that we decided to award an honorable mention as well! And the winner is… Congratulations to challenge winner bohemia for these precious cupcakes. Her antique technique is expertly done, and her incorporation of […]

Top Gatsby-Inspired Cakes

Great Gatsby Sweet 16 Cake

This summer was all about the premiere of Gatsby, and we still can’t get enough of art deco influence on cake creations. Check out these Top Gatsby-Inspired Cakes, straight out of the Roaring 20′s!   Would you like to learn with Joshua John Russell in hands-on classes? Check out his Gatsby Inspired Wedding Cake Class […]

Lucks Carnival Creation Contest Winners!

Lucks Carnival Contest Winner

Congratulations, BiteMeBakeryUK! With over 100 amazing entries, we knew the process of selecting one winner would be a challenge for Lucks! In the end, the creativity and originality of BiteMeBakeryUK’s Carnival and Vintage Fairground cake stood out above the rest. Congratulations to BiteMeBakeryUK, whose colorful cocoa butter paintings captured the theme perfectly. As the winning entry […]

Top Football Cakes

Super bowl XLIII cake

Cake Central definitely has some enthusiastic football fans out there, and we were totally amazed by the football cakes your team spirit has inspired! Whether cakemakers are creating football helmets, cute football-shaped cookies or recreating elaborate fields, these cakes are sure to inspire you. Super bowl XLIII cake By mamacc Football cake for a super […]