Top Book Cakes

Storybook !

Whether you’re celebrating back-to-school, a graduation or having a birthday party themed around a favorite book, these cakes are sure to inspire you! We love how everyone interprets a book cake slightly differently— some people like to show of their books neatly stacked up, and some like to leave the book open to reveal their […]

Top 7 Cake Movie Moments


From the enchanted world of Harry Potter to Truvy Jones’ wacky southern salon, cake has made an appearance in some of Hollywood’s most iconic scenes. Though it may not always look tasty, it’s always memorable. Here’s our list of the most unforgettable cake movie moments. Matilda (1996): Bruce Bogtrotter’s chocolate cake In this scene from […]

Origami Inspiration Challenge Winner


We received some breathtaking submissions to our Origami Inspiration Challenge; all of the origami-inspired cookie, cake and cupcake entries were absolutely awesome! Congratulations to CC user MilaJJ— your detailed origami cupcakes are the winner of our origami inspiration challenge! CC user MilaJ drew inspiration from the color palette and designs of the photos provided in the Pinterest inspiration board, first […]

Top Stringwork Cakes


Stringwork is a decorating technique that requires as much skill as it does patience. These Top Stringwork Cakes demonstrate traditional and innovative uses for this classic royal icing technique. If you’re interested in learning more about stringwork, Dawn Parrott will be teaching the technique this October in Dallas, TX. Purple stringwork By gefion The entire […]

Friday Faves: Lighthouses, Windmills and Sophisticated Color Schemes

Hand painted Delft blue (delftware) 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. This week we were impressed by lighthouses, windmills and intricately detailed cakes with clean lines and sophisticated […]

Cake Central Classes – Chicago 2013


Spend a weekend with the Food Network veteran Bronwen Weber and the revolutionary Lisa Berczel in the windy city this fall. Learn the signature styles that have brought them into media spotlight, from Bronwen’s famed buttercream techniques to Lisa’s exquisite wafer paper creations. Just outside the doors of the Chicago Hilton lies the celebrated Magnificent […]

Top Technology Cakes

iPhone cake

To celebrate the upcoming film Jobs (in theaters on August 16th, 2013!), we’ve rounded up some of our favorite technology-inspired cakes. From tiny app icon details to intricate computer keyboards, these technology cakes definitely take some of our favorite gadgets to a sweet new place. By olgaCake Customer asked us to make a cake representing […]

Introducing Cake Central Classes Instructors Dawn Parrott and Michelle Bommarito


Cake Central Classes is excited to announce that Food Network veterans Dawn Parrott and Michelle Bommarito will be teaching in Dallas, TX, this October! Take your royal icing piping skills to the next level with Dawn Parrott‘s gravity-defying stringwork.   About Dawn Dawn Parrott is a CWPC and award-winning cake designer living in Houston, TX. A […]

Origami Inspiration Challenge Reminder


Be inspired by the delicate intricacy of origami for our latest Inspiration Challenge! From cranes to flower blossoms and even origami elephants, the options are endless for cookies, cupakes and other sweet creations! Entering is easy— simply add photos of your cupcakes to Cake Central’s gallery under the Inspiration Challenge category in the Inspiration Challenge 16 album before […]

Call for Contributors


Are you a cakemaker with a background in fine arts or a talent for creating beautiful sketches? We want to showcase the creative design process of cake making by displaying high quality illustrations alongside photos of the resulting cake. We’re looking for illustrations that feature watercolor, colored pencil and other mediums— works that could stand […]

Top Origami Cakes

Asian Wedding Cake

A popular Japanese art and tradition, origami is the intricate art of paper folding. Believed by many to have begun in the 17th century, origami is still popular today and has even made its way onto cake! Origami can be made from all kinds of paper, but these daring and innovative cakemakers have created cranes […]