Heather Sherman’s Frog Prince Cake

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Heather Sherman’s Frog Prince Cake, featured in Cake Central Magazine Volume 4, Issue 10 deserves a second look, especially as it is perfect for the Halloween season. Here is what she had to say about her creative process and creating a cake to fit the Brothers Grimm theme.  Keep reading to hear about her cake decorating process. […]

Sketch to Cake: Zoe Smith Inspired by Melon Colors

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We asked Zoe to sketch and create a cake inspired by melon colors, and then tell us all about the process. Her sketch is so perfect, it actually looks exactly like the cake. Keep reading to hear about her inspiration, sketching, and decorating methods. “The inspiration for this came from the wonderful floral trends that […]

Kristen Orth’s Seahawks Cake In-Progress

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Kristen (KO-sCakes) is making a very tall, hand painted Seattle Seahawks cake to celebrate this Sunday’s Superbowl! We wanted to share her in-progress photos of this amazing cake. 9 layers of cake with Seahawks colored buttercream ready for ganache!! I NEVER color my buttercream because I do fondant on the outside. But I thought it would […]

Ella Buitrago’s Holidays Birds Sketch to Cake

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Ella Buitrago’s Holidays Birds Cake, featured in Cake Central Magazine Volume 4, Issue 12 deserves a second look. We asked her about her creative process and creating a cake to fit a holiday birds theme.  Keep reading to hear about her cake decorating process. Cake Central: What elements of the inspiration photos attracted your attention? […]

Sketch to Cake: Anna van Grunsven’s Butterflies and Pearls Cake

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We talked to Anna van Grunsven of AnnaTaart in The Netherlands about her beautiful hand painted cake. See what inspired her to create this lovely cake and how she approached her creative process.   Cake Central: Where did your inspiration come from?  Anna van Grunsven: I wanted to do something with butterflies, because they’re so much […]

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 […]

Sketch to Cake: JoAnn Maguire’s Holiday Wedding Bells Cake

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In the latest holiday issue of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 12), we asked cakemakers to create holiday wedding cakes that combined traditional imagery with modern motifs. We loved JoAnn’s holiday wedding bells cake and wanted to take a closer look! Read on to learn about JoAnn’s design process.   CAKE CENTRAL: What elements of the inspiration […]

Sketch to Cake: Diane Fehder’s Holiday Birds Cakes

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In the latest holiday issue of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 12), we asked cakemakers to create holiday wedding cakes that combined traditional imagery with modern motifs. The festive winter birds on both of Diane Fehder’s (Diane8) cakes are simple and stunning, and we felt they deserved a second look! Read on to learn […]

Sketch to Cake: Karolina Gergelova’s 3-D Hansel and Gretel Cake

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In the October 2013 issue of Cake Central Magazine, we asked our designers to create cakes based on the timeless tales of the Brothers Grimm and the iconic artistry of Arthur Rackham. Karolina Gergelova’s (Karolina-Cake-Designer) 3-D Hansel and Gretel cake transported us into the fantastical world of the classic fairy tale and made us curious about […]

Sketch to Cake: Valentino Inspiration

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Tatiana Ho’s (DeliciaDesigns) fashion-inspired metallic masterpiece took our breath away in the most recent FASHION ISSUE of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 9). Her cake encompasses the bold and unapologetic nature of the stunning Valentino piece that was its inspiration. Here’s what Tatiana had to say about turning this showstopper into sugar art: “Upon seeing […]

Sketch to Cake: Tiara Shahrani’s Vintage Steampunk Cake

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Tiara Shahrani wanted to tell a story with this whimsical, steampunk-themed cake, which was featured in the August issue of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 8). Tiara’s sketches gave us a glimpse of the unique design process, and we followed up with her to get the details. Here’s what Tiara had to say about […]