Write for Cake Central Magazine’s Diary of a Decorator!

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Everyone has those decorating moments that seem dramatic at the time, but in retrospect, they make for wonderful stories. We’re in need of writers to share entertaining, real-life stories about decorating cake or living with a decorator. Are you a supermom balancing family and business? Are you a cake decorating instructor? Are you living with […]

Cake Decorator Highlight: Monica de Rumbea


Cake decorator Monica de Rumbea went above and beyond for our Bollywood photo spread in the May issue of Cake Central Magazine and created a whole dessert table with three cakes, cookies and mini cakes. Monica, whose business is based out of Guayaquil, Ecuador, took the time to tells us about her decorating background. “I […]

Friday Faves: Boats, Buttons and Beautiful Flowers


As editors of Cake Central magazine, we come across so many awesome, inspiring things while working. From users to cake creations 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 Friday Faves! Jackie’s Faves If you haven’t picked up on […]

Behind the Scenes on Kaysie Lackey’s Tattooed Cover Cake


Kaysie Lackey’s (seattlecakes) Asian tattoo-inspired cake graced the cover of Volume 1, Issue 4 of Cake Central Magazine, and we spoke to her about how she created her realistic tattoo art. In this excerpt from the magazine, she shares a little bit about working with her inspiration and the techniques she used.     …Her […]

Sketch to Cake: Joyce Marx’s Bollywood-inspired Cake


Immense amounts of detail went into the Bollywood-inspired cakes in the May issue of Cake Central Magazine, and for many cakemakers, that means planning ahead is of the essence. Joyce Marx, one of the many talented decorators who contributed to our photo spread, shared with us her sketch and told us about her planning process. […]

Friday Faves: Yoda, R2D2 and Han Solo


As editors of Cake Central magazine, we come across so many awesome, inspiring things while working. It’s no secret that there are quite a few sci-fi lovers at Cake Central Magazine, and we had so much fun looking at Star Wars cakes that we decided to share some of our favorites from this week. Jackie’s […]

Golden Anniversary Inspiration Challenge Winner

50th Anniversary Cupcakes

We were blown away by the entries for this Inspiration Challenge. The cupcakes were sparkling and beautiful, and we have no doubt that they all would be well received at a 50th anniversary party. But one collection of cupcakes stood out to us, and we’re excited to announce that the winner of this challenge is sunnydayz! Congratulations!   […]

Top Buttercream Cakes


Buttercream is one of the tastiest decorating mediums, but it can also be one of the most challenging mediums to get creative with. It’s easy to fall back on simple, traditional looks, but the classic frosting is capable of so much more! To inspire you, here are some of the top buttercream cakes.

What technique would you like to learn next?


There are always new skills to discover and perfect, even for experienced cake-makers. One of the comments we hear most when interviewing cake decorators for Cake Central Magazine is, “Never stop learning!” What technique would you like to learn next? Are you working on the classics or looking at the latest thing? Tell us what […]