Your Slice: What’s Your Favorite Thing About Cake Central?

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“My name is Leanne and I’m a Cake Central Addict.” As we approach CAKECENTRAL.com’s 10th anniversary, we can’t help but get sentimental and think of all the ways we love our favorite addiction, spending hours scouring the galleries and forums. We’d like to hear it in your words… What is your favorite thing about Cake […]

Who is your cake mentor and what was their best piece of advice?

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Want to be featured in Cake Central Magazine? Here’s your chance!   Whether you’re a self-taught decorator or a culinary school grad, we’ve all had our cake making careers shaped by others in the industry. From fondant rolling techniques to the motivation to take on difficult projects, none of us would be where we are today […]

What’s your 2014 cake decorating goal?

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  Want to be featured in Cake Central Magazine? Here’s your chance! As cakemakers, we’re always looking for opportunities to push ourselves and expand our repertoires. What better way to start off the year than to put some cake decorating goals on your list of resolutions? Cake Central Magazine wants to know what you plan to […]

What was the best cake you made in 2013?

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Want to be featured in Cake Central Magazine? Here’s your chance! Whether you’re just getting your feet wet in the baking world or you’re a seasoned professional, 2013 was surely a year of discoveries and achievements. Did you tackle a tricky technique? Make someone’s day with a perfectly personal design? Win a contest… or even […]

What’s your go-to dessert for entertaining?

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Whether it’s a bite-sized indulgence or a pastry fit for a king, no dinner party is complete without the perfect dessert. In fact, for most cakemakers, dessert is their time to shine! Do you like to show off your skills for your friends and family, or do you take a break from the stress of […]

What’s your favorite candy to use in decorating?

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Want to be featured in Cake Central Magazine? Here’s your chance! Everyone has that go-to candy, whether it’s a classic treat from childhood or a newfound indulgence. Whether you love covering a cake in cute little gummy bears or in a rainbow of jelly beans, we want to know: What’s your favorite candy to use […]

What trend are you just dying to try?

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Keeping up with trends in cake decorating is no different than staying current with the season’s latest fashions. Whether you’ve been admiring ruffled ombré techniques or curious if you’d be good at hand painting, we want to know: What trend are you just dying to try?

What’s Your Favorite Boozy Dessert?

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When looking for a deep, round flavor, many cakemakers turn to alcohol. Whether it may be simply substituting a liqueur for another flavorant or a more creative recipe using wine or beer, alcohol can add a lot to a dessert. What’s your favorite way to use booze when you’re baking?

What technique would you like to learn next?

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There are always new skills to discover and perfect, even for experienced cake-makers. One of the comments we hear most when interviewing cake decorators for Cake Central Magazine is, “Never stop learning!” What technique would you like to learn next? Are you working on the classics or looking at the latest thing? Tell us what […]

What’s the best cake you’ve ever made with fruit?

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When you want to add a burst of fresh flavor or color, fruit is the way to go, but there as so many options that it can be hard to decide what to do!  There’s fresh, dried and preserved fruit, and it can be used decoratively, in a filling or mixed into a batter. The […]