Multi-Dimensional Sugarwork

Sweet On You

Multi-dimensional sugarwork, commonly referred to as MDSW, is the technique in which a design is created using two-dimensional and three-dimensional techniques, where a 3-D design serves as an extension of a 2-D element. See below for examples of multi-dimensional sugarwork. Anna Craig – craigas Sweet On You Cakes Photo by: As featured in on […]

Top Golf Cakes

Golf theme

Just in time for Father’s Day, these top golf cakes are perfect for the dad who loves his nine iron as much as he loves cake! Get inspired to create your own golf cake for a special father in your life— it’s sure to be a hole in one after a long day on the […]

Maurice Sendak – Google Doodle


Admired for his award-winning illustrations and beloved for his imaginative storytelling, Maurice Sendak is an American children’s book legend. Whether they are monsters stomping through a forest, a boy cruising in a bread plane, or a parade of pigs celebrating a birthday, the unique characters of Sendak’s books…

Where the Wild Things Are – Top Cakes

Where the Wild Things Are

Let the wild rumpus start! In honor of what would have been children’s book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday, our top cakes highlight his most well-known work, Where the Wild Things Are. These cakes represent the fantasy world of Max, one filled with dark and dreamlike imagery of monstrous creatures romping around the […]

Friday Faves: Great Gatsby Inspiration, Tigger & Flowers

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 new products, we want to share a few of our favorite finds with you every week. Here are this week’s Friday Faves! Jackie’s Faves   This art nouveau “Great […]

Top Graduation Cakes

Graduation Tilty cake

Graduation is a big day and should be celebrated accordingly. Whether it’s finishing high school or college, completing a stage of education is a major accomplishment that deserves some cake. Take a look at how some of Cake Central’s members have honored the occasion with some of the most popular graduation cakes.

Top 21st Birthday Cakes

Martini Bridal Shower

For many people, 21st birthdays call for a big celebration. In the US, it marks the day that you can legally drink alcohol, and it’s traditionally celebrated with beer, wine and cocktails. Naturally, drinks act as the inspiration for many decorators when making 21st birthday cakes. Here are some of the most popular 21st birthday […]

Top Royal Icing Tiara Patterns

Tiara patterns again...have fun!

When making a royal icing tiara, it’s best to use a template so your finished tiara or crown is symmetrical and perfect for a princess. To help you find your favorite, here are some of the most popular tiara templates shared by Cake Central users. Which one will you use?

Top Pillow Cakes

Pillow with tiara

Fluffy, quilted pillow cakes provide the perfect foundation for delicately made tiaras and crowns or gumpaste figures and flowers. Elaborately detailed stacks of cake pillows can even stand alone without a topper. Take a look at what these creative cakemakers did with their pillows cakes!