How to Make and Use Modeling Chocolate

VIDEO: How to Make and Use Modeling Chocolate

Modeling chocolate is changing the face of cake decorating one cake at a time, check out this tutorial from CakeSuppliesPlus to learn what all the buzz is about! for cake photos and supplies in video. Join us on facebook at Cake Decorating: How to Make & Use Modeling Chocolate If you are interested […]

Sketch to Cake: Natasha Shomali’s Gothic Wedding Cake

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In the October 2012 issue of Cake Central Magazine, we asked our designers to create elegant wedding cakes incorporating Gothic elements. Natasha Shomali’s (Tashastasytreats) bold yet classy design was one of our favorites. To gear up for this year’s spooky October issue, we asked Natasha what it was like to go from eerie inspiration to Gothic […]

Celebrate National Dessert Day!


Not that we need a reason to celebrate our favorite food group, but we do appreciate having a whole day dedicated to dessert!   While at Cake Central we may be partial to, well, cake, on National Dessert Day any sweet treat will do! We give you full permission to indulge your every dessert whim […]

How to Make Petit Fours


This tutorial from Custom Cakes will have you making perfect petit fours in a few simple steps. Wow your guests with these quaint confections that can be decorated to fit any occasion!   Making petit fours the Custom Cakes way. Part 2 of our Making Petit Fours tutorial. Learn how to make our poured fondant. […]

How to Make a Fondant Teapot Topper


Sweet and petite, this darling little fondant teapot topper is perfect for tea time! Aikko of shared this fun tutorial with us, and whether you use this adorable accent on your next batch of cupcakes or feel inspired to create a whole tea party scene on a cake, this fondant project is versatile and […]

Friday Faves: Piping, Poppies and Secret Gardens

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As editors of Cake Central Magazine, 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 captivated by intricate piping, perfected poppies and secret gardens. Here are this week’s […]

Top Sculpted Dragon Cakes Part II

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As we gear up for Halloween, we can’t get enough of scupted dragon cakes, from fire-breathing monsters to more playful creations. Check out these frighteningly fantastic Top Sculpted Dragon Cakes for scaly inspiration!   By solociachef21 Sculpted Dragon Cake

Mad Hatter Fondant Cupcake Topper Tutorial

VIDEO: Fondant Mad Hatter Toppers; A McGreevy Cakes Tutorial

Silly and whimsical, this video tutorial shows how to create a Mad Hatter fondant cupcake topper! Perfect for Alice in Wonderland-themed desserts, the tricks and techniques used to create these toppers can also be used to make classic, dapper top hats, too! Mad Hatter: “Have I gone mad?” Alice: “I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. […]

Apple Caramel Crisp Recipe


Classic and cozy, this easy-to-make treat is perfect for enjoying on ‘crisp’ autumn evenings. Spice it up by adding a dash of nutmeg, throw in sprinkling of walnuts, and mix and match your favorite apple varieties to transform this timeless treat into a dessert that’s bursting with personal flair. Apple Caramel Crisp 5 large apples, […]

Top Ghost Cakes

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Break out your old white bed sheets! It’s time to get into the ghoulish spirit. Every child’s favorite holiday is right around the corner. Why not take some inspiration from these cakemakers and surprise your kiddos with a scrumptious ghost treat this year? Here are our top ghost cakes!   Ghost cake By dynee I call […]