Top Poinsettia Cakes

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Popular as a holiday decoration and gift, the Poinsettia is a beautiful addition to your holiday cakes too. Check out our top Poinsettia cakes to inspire you. Poinsettia Cake By shannonbridges Chocolate and Vanilla cake with Italian butter cream between the layers. The outer cake is iced with egg nog butter cream. The flowers are […]

Egg Nog Recipe

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Perfect for enjoying on a chilly winter day, this egg nog recipe is sure to warm you right up! Serve it with a cinnamon stick and a dash of nutmeg for a beautiful and tasty treat. Holiday Eggnog 12 egg yolks 5 whole cloves 4 cups milk 4 cups cream 3 cups light rum (optional) […]

Sketch to Cake: Diane Fehder’s Holiday Birds Cakes

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In the latest holiday issue of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 12), we asked cakemakers to create holiday wedding cakes that combined traditional imagery with modern motifs. The festive winter birds on both of Diane Fehder’s (Diane8) cakes are simple and stunning, and we felt they deserved a second look! Read on to learn […]

Friday Faves: Top-Notch Techniques & Trends

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As editors of Cake Central, 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 found our cakemakers demonstrating top-notch technical skills, from perfect pleats to awe-inspiring hand painting. Check […]

Top Birdhouse Cakes

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Birdhouses come in all shapes and sizes, and this sweet selection of birdhouse cakes is filled with homes perfect for any feathered fondant friend! If you’re interested in making your very own birdhouse creation, check out this tutorial on how to make a gingerbread birdhouse! Feeling inspired? Check out our Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration Challenge! By […]

Vinny Garcia of The Bleeding Heart Bakery Has Passed Away

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It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news of beloved cakemaker Vinny Garcia’s passing on Dec 1, 2013. My heart goes out to Michelle, their children and all survived by Vinny.  He will be greatly missed. Former Bleeding Heart Bakery owner Vinny Garcia passed away yesterday from leukemia complications. Garcia’s decline […]

Top Holiday Cookies

Decorating cookies for the holidays is a tradition that many of us look forward to each year, and this sweet selection of Christmas cookies is filled with cookies that feature hand painted details, fondant accents and frosting designs. We searched the Cake Central galleries high and low for some of our favorites, and this collection […]

Ask the Cake Genius!

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Dear Cake Genius, please help…. Have a cake conundrum? An oven dilemma? A fondant failure? Never fear, the Cake Genius is here! A skilled cakemaker and experienced problem-solver, the Cake Genius is Cake Central Magazine’s very own agony aunt, ready to lend a helping hand to frustrated bakers everywhere. Send your questions for a chance to […]

50+ Dessert Gift Wrapping Ideas

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Whether you’re giving away a batch of your special gingerbread cookies or a loaf of nutty fruit cake, we have created a Pinterest board filled with over 50 of our favorite dessert gift wrapping ideas. From fancy bows to festive boxes, this board is sure to inspire your gift-giving this season! Click on the collage […]

Friday Faves: Festive & Fancy

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As editors of Cake Central, 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. Since this week marks the official start to the holiday season, we were all feeling inspired by all […]