Recipe for Benne Cookies


The seven-day celebration of Kwanzaa honors African-American heritage and culture. Primarily observed in the United States, the holiday was created in 1966 by author and activist Dr. Maulana Karenga, who wanted to provide an opportunity for commemorating African history. Kwanzaa is a week long celebration during which the seven guiding principles of Kwanzaa are observed, […]

Hidden Pumpkin Pie in a Snickerdoodle Cupcake

VIDEO: Pumpkin Pie in a Cupcake: Hidden Pumpkin Pie in a Snickerdoodle Cupcake from Cupcakes and Cardio

In this video we show you how to make snickerdoodle cupcake with a mini pumpkin pie inside! Watch our apple video to see how we made the homemade pie crust: Items used in this pumpkin pie cheesecake recipe: Snickerdoodle Cupcakes: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 tbsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp cinnamon […]

Nutcracker Inspiration Challenge Winner


Our Nutcracker Inspiration Challenge  had everyone anticipating the magic of the holidays.  All the entries in the challenge represented the regal nutcracker inspiration board perfectly.  For the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winner of the challenge is… Congratulations to the Nutcracker Inspiration Challenge Winner osman1989 for these awesome inspired cupcakes. Look for these cupcakes […]

Reindeer Food: Holiday Peppermint Chex Recipe


The three ladies of Butter, with a Side of Bread, the “Butter Girls” as they call themselves, shared this delicious recipe for an easy treat you can make with your family this holiday.  With only 3 ingredients and no oven involved, you can whip this up with things you probably already have in your pantry. […]

Snowflake Ornament Cookies Tutorial

VIDEO: How-to: Snowflake Ornament Cookies {Holiday Gift Idea}

Want to know my “Perfect” Cookie recipe for decorating? Check out my blog for the answers! Hello, description box readers!This video is old footage from last year, but I figured I’d upload it anyways. If you’re hearing, I’d recommend playing your choice of favorite holiday tunes while you watch. It may be a lot […]

Christmas Poinsettia Meringues


These amazing poinsettias are actually piped meringues!  Thanks so much to Hani Bacova (Hanielas), contributor to Cake Central Magazine and author of the popular baking blog Haniela’s who perfected the technique of making unique meringue creations. I decided  to start Christmas early this year(most years I do this last week before Christmas Eve), I decorated house with few Christmas […]

Top Skiing Cakes

Husky Dog Skiing Cake

Whether you’re an avid skier or just prefer to enjoy the snowy view, you’ll love these outdoor winter cakes.  Hit the slopes this winter with our top skiing cakes. Husky Dog Skiing Cake By anricat Probably the most unusual request I’ve ever had (but fun and really neat)! This was for a woman who skiis […]

Holly Cupcake Tutorial

VIDEO: Christmas Cupcakes! Make a Festive Xmas Holly Cupcake - A Cupcake Addiction How To Tutorial

Make this gorgeous Christmas Holly cupcake again and again throughout the festive season and wow your friends and colleagues with your decorating skills. Using simple techniques and a few easy to find tools, these cupcakes will make a great addition to your Christmas party, a great Christmas gift and a fantastic addition to your Christmas […]

Wreath Cupcake Tutorial


Lauren, blogger and lover of all things cake from Crave.Indulge.Satisfy shared these cute holiday wreath cupcakes with Cake Central.  Check out her blog for more holiday ideas and recipes. If you are looking for a festive and super simple cupcake to take to your holiday parties this year then look no further! I am going […]

How to Make Eggnog Christmas Cupcakes

VIDEO: How to Make Eggnog Christmas Cupcakes from Cookies Cupcakes and Cardio

Here’s a great Christmas cupcake idea, Eggnog flavored cakes with eggnog flavored frosting. These cupcakes are great for serving to your guests this holiday season. Eggnog Cake Ingredients: 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar (200g) […]

Golden Angel Cupcake Topper Tutorial


Aikko of created these lovely cupcake angels in honor of her favorite things about Christmas, Christmas carols!  Many thanks to Aikko for sharing her instructions with Cake Central, we love holiday angels too. What we need: Fondant in ivory Gold luster dust Rolling pin Petal cutter Brush and water to paste the wings to the body […]

Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread House Adventure


Take a closer look at Kristen’s ( Best In Show gingerbread showpiece. The planning and preparation that went into this piece are admirable. There are 163 individual pieces to make five buildings and the whole thing stands 3 1/2 feet tall!  Keep reading to learn how she made the whole thing happen.   It took […]