Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration Challenge


A favorite holiday tradition of young and old alike, creating gingerbread houses offers the perfect opportunity to gather ’round the table and have some holiday fun! In the Cake Central galleries, we’ve come across all kinds of gingerbread houses, from giant castles to elaborate winter villages, but this Inspiration Challenge is all about creating darling […]

Top Thanksgiving Cakes

Miniature Thanksgiving dinner

The biggest foodie holiday of the year is here and we couldn’t resist celebrating by bringing you the most festive Turkey Day treats from the Cake Central galleries. Intricate tablescapes, turkeys with top hats and life-like dinner menus abound in our Top Thanksgiving Cakes! Check ‘em out below! Miniature Thanksgiving dinner By dianelm

Announcing Cake Central’s Holiday Cake Tutorials Extravaganza!


The holidays are here! Cake Central is celebrating by bringing you, our dedicated users, the best gift we can give— more than two months of sparkly new tutorials! We can’t wrap them up or place them under your tree, but now you don’t have to wait until Christmas to open the best gift of the […]

Top Peanuts Cakes


November 26th marks the birthday of the beloved Peanuts cartoon creator, Charles M. Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000). To celebrate Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the whole Peanuts bunch, we put together a few of our favorite Peanuts cakes to inspire your next cartoony creation! Snoopy in Winter By marinoldcakes Chocolate cake filled and covered […]

Who is your cake mentor and what was their best piece of advice?


Want to be featured in Cake Central Magazine? Here’s your chance!   Whether you’re a self-taught decorator or a culinary school grad, we’ve all had our cake making careers shaped by others in the industry. From fondant rolling techniques to the motivation to take on difficult projects, none of us would be where we are today […]

Autumn Quilt Inspiration Challenge Winner


Inspired by beautiful harvest colors and the timeless art of quilting, our Autumn Quilt Inspiration Challenge celebrates the warm coziness of home, whether that means enjoying a hot cup of apple cider or cozying up under a homemade quilt. We were stunned by all of the submissions to our contest— for the original inspiration and rules, visit […]

Top Hanukkah Cakes

Hebrew cake

This year, Hanukkah begins on November 27th, and in honor of the week-long holiday, we’ve put together a few of our favorite Hanukkah cakes and cookies! From beautiful gold menorahs to cake pop dreidels, this collection is sure to inspire treats to celebrate. Chanukah By bankruptbaker This cake was inspired by yeastconfection who is a […]

Top 5 Wedding Cake Display Tips

You’ve spent hours designing and creating the perfect wedding cake that fulfills your client’s requests and seamlessly matches the wedding theme. Don’t let your hard work go to waste! Give your cake the place at the party it deserves with our top 5 wedding cake display tips. Leanne, President of Cake Central Media Corp.: When […]

Friday Faves: Elephants and Edgy Florals

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 were drawn to edgy florals and animal of all kinds. Check out this week’s Friday […]

Top Chocolate-Wrapped Cakes


When it comes to decorating cakes, modeling chocolate really opens up the world of tasty possibility! We are amazed at all of the colors, patterns and designs that Cake Central cakemakers have come up with, so we decided to round up some of our favorite chocolate-wrapped cakes. We hope you’ll feel as inspired as we […]

Have Your Tutorial Featured on


As you can see from the Cake Central galleries that are filled with pages and pages of creative cakes, the Cake Central community is filled with incredibly skilled and innovative cakemakers! One of the great things about the Cake Central community is that we love sharing tips, tricks and techniques with fellow cakemakers. Do you […]

Top Surprise-Inside Cakes

Flag Cake

Revealing completed custom cakes to clients is most cakemakers’ favorite part of the job. “Surprise-inside” cakes kick the reveal up a notch and are taking the cake world by storm! Here are a few of the craziest surprise-inside cakes from the Cake Central galleries. Want to learn how to create your own? Check out this awesome […]