Friday Faves: Fabulous French Fashion

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As editors at 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. It’s all about France for us this week, from couture fashion to fabulous French royalty! Check out our Friday […]

Top Dinosaur Cakes

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Whether scary, sweet or silly, dinosaurs open up a whole world of possibility. We scoured the Cake Central galleries for dinosaur cakes and found an impressive variety: from realistic airbrushed fondant to cartoony interpretations, these are some of our favorite dinosaur cakes! Looking for more inspiration? Check out this easy dinosaur fossil cupcake topper tutorial! […]

Cake Central at the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show!

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On September 27, the Cake Central team packed our bags and flew to Tulsa to attend one of the country’s most anticipated cake decorating competitions, the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show (OSSAS). Hosted and directed by Kerry Vincent, one of the industry’s biggest names, OSSAS attracts cakemakers from all over the world. This year’s 20th anniversary show […]

Presenting the OSSAS Issue of Cake Central Magazine!

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Just released: the much-anticipated OSSAS issue of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 11)! On September 27, the Cake Central team packed our bags and flew to Tulsa to attend one of the country’s most anticipated cake decorating competitions, the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show (OSSAS). Hosted and directed by Kerry Vincent, one of the industry’s […]

Top Wine-Inspired Cakes

In the August 2013 issue of Cake Central Magazine, we featured more than 50 pages of cakes celebrating wine’s artful journey from earth to bottle. From harvest to barreling, the winemaking process lends itself beautifully to dynamic and conceptual cake design. We decided to take a look back through the forums at some of the […]

Top Vines & Leaves Cakes

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No matter the season, adding an elegant arrangement of leafy vines to a cake can create a natural, classic effect. Whether you choose to adorn your cake with a garland of realistic-looking leaves or a spread of more artistic, vine-inspired scrolls, these leaf and vine cakes are sure to inspire you! Gumpaste vine By weavebee1 […]

Inspired Design: Autumn Wedding Cake

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Warm hues and bountiful cornucopias are making their way into event decor, and fall brides will surely want to incorporate them into their cakes. In the autumn wedding season, freshen up your cake designs by defining your customer’s vision and seeking out new sources of seasonal inspiration! Read on for tips on taking your fall wedding […]

Top “Moustache Movember” Cakes

Throughout the month of November, the global “Moustache Movember” movement is responsible for sprouting millions of moustaches around the world in support of men’s health programs. Whether or not facial hair is in the cards for you, you can raise awareness about men’s health with a moustache-themed sweet treat! Check out a few of our […]

Top Textured Fondant Cakes

Ideal for creating woodgrain, leather and other fabric effects, textured fondant has the power to transform cakes to lifelike realism. Texturing fondant is a great technique to have in your arsenal, and it’s one that Cake Central users have certainly mastered! From patent purses to beautiful baskets, check out these Top Textured Fondant Cakes!   […]

44 Scariest Halloween Cakes From Sugar Spooks

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  It’s clear after a quick scan of the Cake Central galleries that cakemakers know how to celebrate Halloween. Some spook-loving sugar artists, however, have taken frightening frosting to a whole new level! For the last two months, 44 cakemakers from around the world have been at work creating gruesome goodies for the first ever Halloween […]

Top Hunger Games Cakes

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Hunger Games Cake By tideeboo-larkilou This cake was a labor of love. The mockingjay on top was hand cut and sculpted from gumpaste, then airbrused. All other elements are pulled sugar, modeling chocolate, gumpaste and fondant. Cakemakers around the world have been sharing their excitement for The Hunger Games since the series hit bookstore shelves in […]