Cake Central Classes Dallas Recap

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Cake Central Classes Dallas was a hit! From Michelle Bommarito‘s flawless fondant tips to Dawn Parrott‘s precision piping, and Joshua John Russell‘s fashion flowers, everyone came away with new techniques and skills. Jackie and Leanne couldn’t have had more fun joining cakemakers from across the country as well as a few ladies who came all the way […]

Inspired Design: Gothic Halloween

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It’s that time of year when you’re filling orders for decidedly spookier cakes than usual, and it’s easy to fall back on tried-and-true Halloween imagery. This season, freshen up your fright-filled designs by defining your customer’s vision and seeking out new sources of inspiration! 1. Let’s say your customer wants a Gothic-inspired cake for their […]

Chocolate Ganache Pie Pop Tutorial

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Pie pops are all the rage across the baking blogosphere. These little snacks are an adorable addition to any dessert display, especially during the holidays. Kids and adults love them and best of all, they’re surprisingly easy to make! Just like cake pops, the flavor possibilities are endless. Check out this tutorial to learn how […]

Top 5 Halloween Dessert Table Treats

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Themed dessert tables are a decorative and delicious addition to your annual Halloween festivities. We’ve gathered the 5 best Halloween dessert table treats to make your display ghoulishly eye-grabbing or spookily sweet! 1. Spider Cake Pops Any other time of year, spiders and sweets would be an unlikely pair. During Halloween though, normally frightening creatures can […]

Chocolate Ganache Recipe

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Chocolate ganache is a must-have in every baker’s arsenal. You’ll want to bookmark this classic chocolate ganache recipe! Ingredients 1 pound semisweet chocolate, chopped 2⅓ cups heavy cream ¼ cup light corn syrup   Directions Place chocolate in a large heatproof bowl. Bring cream and corn syrup to a simmer over medium-high heat and pour […]

Recipe for Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Bars

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Delectable and delicious, chocolate and caramel offer a winning combination sure to delight taste buds. These chocolate caramel shortbread bars are quick and easy to make and provide a tasty treat to bring to potlucks, parties and more this season. Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Bites 1⅔ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup butter, cold ⅓ cup white […]

More Top Buttercream Cakes

With all of the beautiful buttercream cakes submitted by Cake Central users, we just had to post again to showcase the Top Buttercream Cakes in the Cake Central galleries! Buttercream and gold…. By donnaok The bride wanted a pattern to match her stationery suite, so I stenciled the top and third tier, then hand painted […]

Sculpted Tree Cake Tutorial

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If you are a Cake Central Magazine subscriber, then you’ve already had a chance to see the cakes that fill our latest issue. Inspired by Brothers Grimm fairy tales and the iconic illustrations by Arthur Rackham, V4, I10 of Cake Central Magazine certainly put us in the mood for fantasy, fun and just a little bit of fright! This tree reminds […]

Little Red Riding Hood Inspiration Challenge Winner!

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We were so impressed with all of the  submissions to our Little Red Riding Hood Inspiration Challenge, ranging from vintage and sweet to spooky and fun! And the winner is…   Congratulations to Inspiration Challenge winner Kristen Orth (KO-sCakes)! We love how she perfectly incorporated the elements of our inspiration board, showcasing her talent for hand […]

Gumpaste Cabbage Rose Tutorial

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Known for their “one hundred-petaled,” cabbage-like blooms, cabbage roses like the ones seen on JessicaVu‘s girly pink and purple cake, are a natural compliment to fondant ruffles and other feminine designs. Best of all, you can find them blooming in gardens all year round, making them an ideal addition to fall and winter cakes. This detailed […]

How to Make and Use Modeling Chocolate

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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! http://www.CakeSuppliesPlus.com for cake photos and supplies in video. Join us on facebook at http://www.facebook.com/CakeSuppliesPlus Cake Decorating: How to Make & Use Modeling Chocolate If you are interested […]