How to Make a Patterned Roll Cake

VIDEO: Patterned Roll Cake Recipe HOW TO COOK THAT Ann Reardon dumb ways to die

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Top Reindeer Cakes

Reindeer embody the magic of the holiday season. Whether cute or regal, these reindeer cakes have us dreaming of the click, click, click on the rooftop this Christmas. By caketown Rudolf cake!!! The reindeer!!

Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration Challenge Winner


Our Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration Challenge came to life with sweet little birdhouses sitting atop cupcakes, hanging from branches and adorned with birds.  All the entries in the challenge were on-point with the wintry inspiration board.  For the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winner of the challenge is… Congratulations to Gingerbread Birdhouse Inspiration […]

Billowed Fondant Tutorial


The first time I saw a cake with fondant billowing I was amazed, intrigued and knew that I wanted to try it on a cake one day! The Cake Central Icing Images contest was the perfect opportunity to try out this beautiful technique.   You will need: fondant a sharp knife or cutting wheel cornstarch […]

Shannon Bond’s Embossed Wedding Cake Tutorial


To re-create the effect on the extended tier of my Cake Central Icing Images® cake, you will need: Sweet Accents™ Machine Icing Images Premium Icing Sheets™ Sweet Accents Garden Lattice Embossing folder Vodka Gold luster dust Small paintbrush 4mm white pearls Royal icing or piping gel The Sweet Accents Cake Decorating Machine is incredibly easy […]

Top Poinsettia Cakes

Poinsettia Cake

Popular as a holiday decoration and gift, the Poinsettia is a beautiful addition to your holiday cakes too. Check out our top Poinsettia cakes to inspire you. Poinsettia Cake By shannonbridges Chocolate and Vanilla cake with Italian butter cream between the layers. The outer cake is iced with egg nog butter cream. The flowers are […]

Egg Nog Recipe


Perfect for enjoying on a chilly winter day, this egg nog recipe is sure to warm you right up! Serve it with a cinnamon stick and a dash of nutmeg for a beautiful and tasty treat. Holiday Eggnog 12 egg yolks 5 whole cloves 4 cups milk 4 cups cream 3 cups light rum (optional) […]

Christmas Ornament Surprise Cake Tutorial

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Amanda Rettke of shared this Christmas ornament surprise cake tutorial with us, and we love the endless possibilities it inspires! On her blog, she shares two ornament surprise cakes that she made— one with a Christmas color theme, and one (the pink and purple one) that morphed into a cake for her daughter! Here, we share her […]

Ruffle Frosting Tutorial


Amanda Rettke of shared this ruffle frosting tutorial with us, and we love the endless possibilities it inspires! She starts out by showing a cake covered in simple ruffled stripes, but you can use the same technique to create a range of designs, including a festive Christmas tree:   (Want to see the awesome surprises inside these […]

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 […]

Jolly Santa Claus Topper Tutorial

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Here comes Santa Claus! This jolly, bearded Santa Claus topper was created by Cake Central user mizz, and her handy picture tutorial gives you the step-by-step run through! Face Face cont’d and hat Body and arms Shoes Gloves and detail Belt, eyes and other details Beard Finished!