How to Make Chocolate Candy Acorns

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Deborah Stauch of the Once Upon A Pedestal blog created this simple and clever tutorial on how to create cute little chocolate candy acorns! You might already have the ingredients in your pantry, and in nine easy steps these acorns will be ready for munching. Materials Harvest Blend Peanut M&M’S® (one 12.60 ounce package) Paring knife […]

Top Vines & Leaves Cakes

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No matter the season, adding an elegant arrangement of leafy vines to a cake can create a natural, classic effect. Whether you choose to adorn your cake with a garland of realistic-looking leaves or a spread of more artistic, vine-inspired scrolls, these leaf and vine cakes are sure to inspire you! Gumpaste vine By weavebee1 […]

Inspired Design: Autumn Wedding Cake

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Warm hues and bountiful cornucopias are making their way into event decor, and fall brides will surely want to incorporate them into their cakes. In the autumn wedding season, freshen up your cake designs by defining your customer’s vision and seeking out new sources of seasonal inspiration! Read on for tips on taking your fall wedding […]

Top “Moustache Movember” Cakes

Throughout the month of November, the global “Moustache Movember” movement is responsible for sprouting millions of moustaches around the world in support of men’s health programs. Whether or not facial hair is in the cards for you, you can raise awareness about men’s health with a moustache-themed sweet treat! Check out a few of our […]

Top Textured Fondant Cakes

Ideal for creating woodgrain, leather and other fabric effects, textured fondant has the power to transform cakes to lifelike realism. Texturing fondant is a great technique to have in your arsenal, and it’s one that Cake Central users have certainly mastered! From patent purses to beautiful baskets, check out these Top Textured Fondant Cakes!   […]

44 Scariest Halloween Cakes From Sugar Spooks

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  It’s clear after a quick scan of the Cake Central galleries that cakemakers know how to celebrate Halloween. Some spook-loving sugar artists, however, have taken frightening frosting to a whole new level! For the last two months, 44 cakemakers from around the world have been at work creating gruesome goodies for the first ever Halloween […]

Top Hunger Games Cakes

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Cakemakers around the world have been sharing their excitement for The Hunger Games since the series hit bookstore shelves in 2008. In celebration of the much anticipated release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire film on November 22, 2013, we’ve picked out some of the best Katniss-inspired creations from the Cake Central galleries. Check out these Top Hunger Games […]

Icing Images Sweet Accents Cake Contest Winner!

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Congratulations, sixinarow! The votes are in! Shannon Bond (sixinarow) of  The Crumb Coat Bakery’s white and gold wedding cake was the top pick of the Cake Central community and the winner of the Icing Images Sweet Accents Cake Contest! Shannon’s lovely creation shows how the Sweet Accents machine from Icing Images adds the perfect final touch! As the winning […]

Editors’ Picks: Grimm Brothers Cakes

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This October, we celebrated the spooky season with an issue of Cake Central Magazine devoted to the famed fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. Inspired by Arthur Rackham’s haunting illustrations, our cakemakers created some truly stunning (and spooky!) cakes. Here are a few of our favorites from Volume 4, Issue 10 of Cake Central Magazine! […]

Dia de los Muertos Gingerbread Cookie Tutorial

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If you kept up with Cake Central’s Dia de los Muertos Inspiration Challenge series, you probably saw this irresistible sugar skull-inspired gingerbread cookie, created by Andrea (cupookie) of the cupcake and cookie decorating blog, Cupookie. We couldn’t get enough of her adorable design and we wanted to learn more about her process. Fresh from her blog, […]