Cupcake Inspiration Challenge Reminder

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There’s still time to enter our latest Inspiration Challenge! This soft photo of roses got our imagination up and running, and we know that you can make stunning cupcakes based on it. The last day to enter photos of your cake is March 3.  After that, the Cake Central magazine editors will endeavor to choose […]

Realistic Willie Nelson Cake

Willie Nelson Cake

  This impressively realistic Willie Nelson cake is taking the internet by storm. Made by Natalie Sideserf of Polkadot Cupcake Factory for That Takes the Cake Sugar Art Show and Competition, the cake deserves all of the publicity it’s been getting. Natalie has achieved an amazing level of detail and accuracy. On reddit, where this cake first started to gather attention, many […]

Friday Faves: Cakes for Kids, Weddings and Spring

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Pink sugar roses and cute gumpaste kittens; vintage tea parties and warm scents from the kitchen; three-layer cakes covered in buttercream: these are a few of our favorite things! As editors of Cake Central magazine, we come across so many awesome, inspiring things while working. From users to cake creations to wedding inspiration to cool […]

Inspiration Challenge: Rosey Cupcakes

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For this Inspiration Challenge we’re looking for sweet, spring cupcakes! After finishing our February wedding issue of Cake Central magazine, we’ve still got pink on our mind, and we’d love to see how you translate that look onto cupcakes. Get out your frosting and fondant and decorate a cupcake based on the imagery and colors used in […]

Cake Pops Inspiration Challenge Winner

Ferris Wheel Car Cake Pops

We’re happy to announce the winner of our Cake Pops Inspiration Challenge: emgee! These adorable cake pops not only look like Ferris wheel cars but are also flavored like some of our favorite carnival treats. The sweet cake pops are made to taste like cinnamon red hots, bacon, cotton candy and jalapeno popcorn. We love how emgee perfectly incorporated […]

Friday Faves: Hearts, Hens and Hedgehogs

Woodland Baby Shower

Pink sugar roses and cute gumpaste kittens; vintage tea parties and warm scents from the kitchen; three-layer cakes covered in buttercream: these are a few of our favorite things! As editors of Cake Central magazine, we come across so many awesome, inspiring things while working. From users to cake creations to wedding inspiration to cool […]

From Sketch to Cake: Pink and Pearls

Cake By Sarah Fallon

Curious about the work that goes into the cakes featured in Cake Central magazine? Sarah Fallon, one of the talented cake-makers who contributed to our pink wedding cake photo spread in Issue 2 of Volume 4, shared how she created her gorgeous cake using our inspiration photos.

What is the One Tool You Couldn’t Live Without?

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While we always say that our favorite thing to make is whatever will make the recipient of a cake happy, we all have our secret favorites– those ingredients, tools or flavors that we’re sure to use on the rare occasions that we get to make a cake just for fun. And then there are those […]