Top Halloween Cake Pops

Not to scary to eat

These cute and creepy Top Cake Pops are a fun addition to any Halloween dessert table! From zombies to scuttling spiders, cake pops are easy-to-make treats that can be used as party favors or even handed out to trick-or-treaters! Halloween cake pops! By sasquatch

Top Food-Inspired Cakes


The Cake Central forums are filled with food-inspired cakes that look strikingly like their savory counterparts, from lavish pasta dishes to Thanksgiving turkeys. The next time you’re wondering “What’s for dinner?”, look no further! We rounded up a few of our favorite food cakes, a scrumptious selection that’s perfect for inspiring your next culinary-themed creation. Bon […]

Top Shopping Bag Cakes

Way To Shop!

What better way to celebrate the fashionista in your life than with a cake filled with her favorite designers? From T.J.Maxx to Louis Vuitton, our cakemakers have covered all the biggest brands. Check out these Top Shopping Bag Cakes and keep your eyes peeled for inspiration the next time you hit the mall!   Shopping Theme […]

Wafer Paper Ranunculus Tutorial

Final Cover

If you keep up with our weekly Friday Faves picks, you’ll recognize the stunning wafer paper ranunculus flowers on this cake by Kara of Kara’s Couture Cakes (CC username KarasCoutureCakes). As soon as we saw these exquisite blossoms, we knew we had to learn the technique behind them– and share it with you! Below, Kara walks us […]

Top Witch Cakes

Wicked Evil Queen Cake

Whether they’re spooky and sinister or kooky and colorful, we’re all about bewitching treats during the Halloween season. And so are our cakemakers! We’ve put together a list of our most spellbinding witch cakes for you to ogle at as you get into the Halloween spirit. If you are need of even more dark and […]

How to Make Fondant Jack-O’-Lantern Toppers

fondant pumpkin

It wouldn’t be Halloween without fondant jack-o’-lantern toppers adorning your holiday treats! Created by Brittany Rumohr of Edible Details, we found these delightful fondant toppers at the SugarEd Online Sugar Art School. Follow Brittany’s step-by-step instructions to create these cute pumpkin decorations yourself!   Materials Orange, black, white, green and brown fondant Black food coloring Small dish […]

Top Eric Carle-Inspired Cakes

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

We just love the cakes inspired by the work of author and illustrator Eric Carle (most famous for his children’s story, The Very Hungry Caterpillar), covered with technicolor butterflies, bright ladybugs and fuzzy green caterpillars. Check out these Top Eric Carle Cakes for inspiration on your next kid-friendly creation!   The Very Hungry Caterpillar By […]

How To Make A Royal Icing Spiderweb

VIDEO: How To Make A Spiderweb On A Sugar Cookie Using Royal Icing - Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and that means Halloween parties, spooky gatherings and trick-or-treaters are right around the corner! This video tutorial shows a clever way to create a royal icing spiderweb on a sugar cookie in a few quick and easy steps. Learn how to make a spider web on a sugar cookie using royal […]

Call for Tutorial Submissions


As you can see from the Cake Central galleries that are filled with pages and pages of creative cakes, the Cake Central community is filled with incredibly skilled and innovative cakemakers! One of the great things about the Cake Central community is that we love sharing tips, tricks and techniques with fellow cakemakers. Do you […]

Top Ruffle Cakes

Fantasy Flower & Ruffles

Fondant ruffles are all the rage. Frilly and feminine or cutting-edge and elegant, it’s clear that this design element is no longer just for young ladies. Cake Central users around the world are tapping into the trend and creating some amazing ruffled work. Check out our Top Ruffle Cakes to see what all the buzz […]

Friday Faves: Autumn Florals & Single-tiered Simplicity

As editors of Cake Central Magazine, we come across countless inspiring things every day. From cakemakers’ stories to wedding inspiration to cool new products, we want to share a few of our favorite finds with you every week. Ranunculus, succulents and ivy were at the top of the pack for us this week. Check out […]