When looking for a deep, round flavor, many cakemakers turn to alcohol. Whether it may be simply substituting a liqueur for another flavorant or a more creative recipe using wine or beer, alcohol can add a lot to a dessert. What’s your favorite way to use booze when you’re baking?
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 […]
The cake community is a special, wonderful place because of its members willingness to share. Instead of being competitive or secretive, cake-makers tend to be open and happy to talk about the things they have learned. That’s what makes this community so great. It’s hard to talk cake with a fellow decorator without hearing a […]
The new year is right around the corner, and we’re making big plans. We love to keep ourselves busy and challenged, so we’ve been thinking about new techniques (and old ones that need revisiting), and planning for 2013. Our New Year’s resolutions are all about cake, and we wouldn’t be surprised if yours are, too! […]
Inspiration is everywhere, but when we’re in search of new ideas, we like to turn to the fashion world. Like cake decorating, fashion is about making art out of something functional. The latest texture trends and current color forecast for the fashion industry can be easily incorporated in almost every creative project, and we always […]