Top Cakes with Bees

Honeycomb Cookies

These top cakes are the bee’s knees, and they’re sure to set your mind abuzz with ideas! Tiny gumpaste bumblebees, delicately piped buttercream blossoms and honeycomb toppers are just a few of our favorite details. We’re thinking that these garden-inspired creations would make the perfect baby shower centerpiece, especially served up alongside some bumblebee cake […]

Swiss Meringue

Perfect for topping a lemon pie. 4 large egg whites, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1 pinch cream of tartar 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Combine egg whites, sugar and cream of tartar in a clean mixer bowl. Place over a sauce pan half-full of simmering water. Continuously whisk until sugar has fully dissolved […]

Raspberry Loaf Cake

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July 19th is National Raspberry Cake Day, and we’ve found the perfect way to celebrate! We think that it’s pretty hard to beat the fresh flavor of a juicy raspberry eaten moments after being picked, but we’ve found a close competitor in this recipe for raspberry loaf cake. A mouthwatering mix, sweet raspberry and zesty […]

3-D Cookie Boxes

VIDEO: How to Assemble 3-D Cookie Wedding Cake Boxes

Part of a special DIY wedding project playlist (link, below), this video shows how to take my basic 3-D cookie boxes up a level (quite literally!) by stacking them into three-tier cookie wedding cake boxes. These “cakes” can substitute for wedding cake, or be used as centerpieces or special gifts for the bridal party. The […]

Top Soccer Cakes

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Congratulations to Germany, winner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup! If you’re like us, any excuse is a good excuse to make a cake, and the latest festivities have soccer on the brain. From carefully crafted fondant soccer balls to ‘fields’ of buttercream grass, these soccer-themed cakes are total winners in our book. Keep these […]

How to Make Homemade Thin Mints

VIDEO: How to Make Homemade Thin Mints!

Craving those classic Girl Scout thin mint cookies? Did someone just eat the very last one?! Good news—you can make your own in a snap! In this how-to video by YouTube user kawaiisweetworld, she shares her recipe for thin mints and demonstrates exactly how to make these crispy chocolate treats. Whether enjoyed plain or crushed […]

Hershey’s Kiss Cake

VIDEO: Hershey's Kiss Cake (how-to)

This week we are Mixing-It-Up in the kitchen with a cake in the shape of a Hershey’s Kiss. It’s the perfect cake to make for a Valentine’s day or a special birthday. LOOK DOWN BELOW for all the materials you’ll need. Need more ideas? Find more great Valentine’s Day recipes from the Tastemade Community here: […]

Alisa Seidling’s Stylish Leopard Print & Flight of Fancy Silicone Onlay™ Cake Tutorial

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  TOOLS Marvelous Mold Flight of Fancy Silicon Onlay™ Marvelous Mold Leopard Silicon Onlay™ Food safe paintbrush Plastic fondant tool (I used Wilton’s #5) Offset or small spatula New sponge –  I used a sea sponge for more variation in texture Pasta machine and rolling pin Small knife or pastry cutter MATERIALS 10” cake drum […]

Gateau Saint-Honore

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This is a traditional French cake named for Saint Honore, the patron saint of pastry bakers. It takes a lot of work and is very time consuming, but it is definitely well worth the effort! It isn’t a recipe that you would want to make everyday, but what a way to WOW people on a […]