How to Make Eggnog Christmas Cupcakes

VIDEO: How to Make Eggnog Christmas Cupcakes from Cookies Cupcakes and Cardio

Here’s a great Christmas cupcake idea, Eggnog flavored cakes with eggnog flavored frosting. These cupcakes are great for serving to your guests this holiday season. Eggnog Cake Ingredients: 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar (200g) […]

Golden Angel Cupcake Topper Tutorial


Aikko of created these lovely cupcake angels in honor of her favorite things about Christmas, Christmas carols!  Many thanks to Aikko for sharing her instructions with Cake Central, we love holiday angels too. What we need: Fondant in ivory Gold luster dust Rolling pin Petal cutter Brush and water to paste the wings to the body […]

Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread House Adventure


Take a closer look at Kristen’s ( Best In Show gingerbread showpiece. The planning and preparation that went into this piece are admirable. There are 163 individual pieces to make five buildings and the whole thing stands 3 1/2 feet tall!  Keep reading to learn how she made the whole thing happen.   It took […]



Originating in Milan, the history of this holiday sweet bread involves several lively tales. One story claims that panettone was created by a Milanese cavalier disguised as a baker’s apprentice, who made the treat in order to woo the baker’s daughter. Another legend asserts that a nun, Sister Ughetta, made the first panettone as a […]

Bûche de Noël Recipe


In France, it had always been a Christmastime tradition to burn a Yule log to celebrate light and rebirth, bringing families together for warmth during the holidays. During the Napoleonic years, a mandate required all chimneys to remain closed, prohibiting the use of fireplaces. The innovative minds of Parisian pastry chefs produced a delicious substitution […]

Polar Bear Cookie Tutorial


Lisa (BearfootBaker) of the popular cookie decorating blog The Bearfoot Baker has even more inspiration for bear shaped cookies.  Check out these fun, fluffy ice-skating polar bear cookies. Find her description of each and every step in the detailed tutorial below! Supplies for Polar Bear Cookies: Pineapple cutter Triangle cutter Music note cutter White Stiff icing ( […]

Top Holiday Cake Pops

Christmas Pops

We love cake pops, especially ones as sweet as these Christmas trees, Santas, Snowmen and more!  Check out these top holiday cake pops to inspire your sweet treat creations this season. Christmas Pops By mamamia808

Lisa Daniels’ Sketch to Cookies – Holiday Birds

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We gave Lisa Daniels (GigisFreshBaked) inspiration for a holiday birds theme, below she describes her process in creating these amazing decorated cookies. Cake Central: What elements of the inspiration photos attracted your attention?  Lisa Daniels: I loved the non-traditional colors of the inspiration photo.  Soft color background and pops of color highlighted by the love […]

Angela Vasquez’s Homemade Edible Glitter Tutorial


While preparing her OSSAS 2013 cake, Angela wanted to add sparkle while adhering to the rule of “no disco dust”.  She created a method for making her own sparkle dust, using the approved ingredients of luster dust and gumtex.  Keep reading for her simple, yet beautiful glitter dust method. Tools and Materials: 2 tablespoons Gumtex […]

How to Make Snowman Cake Pops

VIDEO: Christmas Cake Pop - Frosty the Snowman - A How To Christmas Cakepop Tutorial by Cupcake Addiction

Learn how to make this super cute 3D Frosty the Snowman Christmas Cake Pop! SUBSCRIBE for more great cupcake and cakepop tutorials! Easy, fast and delicious, these are sure to brighten your Christmas table. Check out our Cake Pop recipe and tutorial on our channel mycupcakeaddiction, as well as our very cool Reindeer Cupcakes which […]

Nutcracker Inspiration Challenge

Nutcrackers, historically used to crack nuts, have come into the less-functional tradition of decoration. Whimsically decorated nutcrackers can be found adorning fireplace mantels, standing guard at the foot of the Christmas tree, and even in rows upon rows at the department store. This Inspiration Challenge is all about the regal nutcracker. Submit your creative sweet […]

How to Make a Gumpaste Edelweiss Flower


From Hajnalka Mayor (Hajnalka) of Zorica’s Cake Art in Ontario, CA comes this detailed tutorial outlining the process behind the gorgeous gumpaste edelweiss blossoms on her winter wonderland wedding cake. Lovely any time of year, but especially appropriate during the holidays, this strong and sturdy flower is a symbol of purity and enduring love. Materials […]