UK’s Amazing Rainbow Unicorn Cake

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This October, the UK celebrated their annual National Baking Week with an incredible, 100% edible pop-up sweet shop titled “Baketopia” in London. “Cake curator” Emma Thomas (a.k.a. Miss Cakehead) brought together a team of the UK’s finest food artists to create the Wonka-esque landscape, which featured more than 3000 portions of baked goods for guests […]

Top Mickey Mouse Cakes

Mickey Mouse Cake

Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse! On November 18th, 1928 one of the very first sound cartoons made its grand debut… have any guesses as to what it was? It was Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie, a black and white cartoon starring the cheerful mouse we all now know as Mickey Mouse! To celebrate the birth of this classic cartoon, […]

Friday Faves: Striking Stripes & Sweet Scenes

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As editors at Cake Central, 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. This week we were drawn to floral accents, detailed hand painting and sweet scenes. Check out our Friday […]

Autumn Quilt Inspiration Challenge Ending Soon!

Autumn Quilt Inspiration Challenge

Autumn is the perfect time of year to appreciate the warm coziness of home, whether that means enjoying a hot cup of apple cider or cozying up under a homemade quilt. Inspired by beautiful harvest colors and the timeless art of quilting, this contest offers inspiration for Thanksgiving treats while giving you a chance to […]

Top Adventure Time Cakes

Join Finn, Jake, Princess Bubblegum, Marceline the Vampire Queen and all of their other Adventure Time friends in the magical Land of Ooo! Loved by kids and adults alike, this whimsical cartoon show has inspired countless Halloween costumes, video games, toys, and of course, cakes! Brimming with bright and colorful fondant, this selection of Adventure Time cakes […]

Cake Central Classes Chicago Recap

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Cake Central Classes Chicago was a hit! From Bronwen Weber’s sculpted cake tips and amazing buttercream piping to Lisa Berczel’s innovative wafer paper techniques, everyone came away with new techniques and skills. Jackie and Leanne enjoyed getting to know cakemakers from the Midwest and even a few familiar faces from the Northwest, like Holly and Karen. See what everyone is […]

Behind the Scenes: Vivian Pham’s 2013 OSSAS Cake

VIDEO: Vivian Pham's 2013 OSSAS Cake Competition

For two decades, cakemakers have marked their calendars for the Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show (OSSAS), a prestigious cake competition in Tulsa, OK. This year’s ballet theme inspired dozens of extraordinary cakes, and cakemaker and OSSAS 2012 Grand National Champion Vivian Pham created a definite showstopper. Innovative and stunning, this video provides a look at […]

Hunger Games Inspiration Challenge Winner

Hunger Games Inspiration Chal

As you all know now, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is slated to be released in theaters on November 22nd, 2013! We were stunned by all of the submissions to our Hunger Games Inspiration Challenge contest— for the original inspiration and rules, visit the contest announcement. The winning creation is… Congratulations to Inspiration Challenge winner Nazarine! We were impressed […]

Top Poppy Cakes

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Commonly know as Veterans Day in the US, November 11 is also referred to as Remembrance Day, Poppy Day, and Armistice Day, a day that is meant to signify the end of World War I and honor those who have served. Poppies are the chosen flower of this special day, as they refer to the […]

Top Veterans Day Cakes

Marine Dress Uniform Cake

Whether you know it as Remembrance Day, Poppy Day, Armistice Day or Veterans Day, take a moment on November 11th to honor those who have served your country. Our hats are off to the men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep us safe. Today, we salute you with our Top Veterans Day Cakes. By arosstx […]

Top Tiger Cakes

Marshall Shaffer Tiger Cub Kali

You’ve probably already come across this adorable viral video, whether it was watching the national nightly news or browsing your favorite websites. The YouTube video of the little boy dressed up in a tiger costume playing with a tiger behind glass at the zoo has already been featured on The Today Show,  ABC World News […]

Top Sesame Street Cakes

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First airing on November 10, 1969, Sesame Street has been a favorite classic children’s television show for decades now. With unique characters featuring fun designs and textures, Elmo, Big Bird, Oscar the Grouch, Cookie Monster and all of their other fuzzy friends offer plenty of opportunity for cakemakers to get creative! We took a look around […]