Celebrate National Dessert Day!

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Not that we need a reason to celebrate our favorite food group, but we do appreciate having a whole day dedicated to dessert!   While at Cake Central we may be partial to, well, cake, on National Dessert Day any sweet treat will do! We give you full permission to indulge your every dessert whim […]

How to Make Petit Fours

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This tutorial from Custom Cakes will have you making perfect petit fours in a few simple steps. Wow your guests with these quaint confections that can be decorated to fit any occasion!   Making petit fours the Custom Cakes way. Part 2 of our Making Petit Fours tutorial. Learn how to make our poured fondant. […]

How to Make a Fondant Teapot Topper

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Sweet and petite, this darling little fondant teapot topper is perfect for tea time! Aikko of bakehappy.net shared this fun tutorial with us, and whether you use this adorable accent on your next batch of cupcakes or feel inspired to create a whole tea party scene on a cake, this fondant project is versatile and […]

Friday Faves: Piping, Poppies and Secret Gardens

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As editors of Cake Central Magazine, 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 captivated by intricate piping, perfected poppies and secret gardens. Here are this week’s […]

Top Sculpted Dragon Cakes Part II

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As we gear up for Halloween, we can’t get enough of scupted dragon cakes, from fire-breathing monsters to more playful creations. Check out these frighteningly fantastic Top Sculpted Dragon Cakes for scaly inspiration!   By solociachef21 Sculpted Dragon Cake

Mad Hatter Fondant Cupcake Topper Tutorial

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Silly and whimsical, this video tutorial shows how to create a Mad Hatter fondant cupcake topper! Perfect for Alice in Wonderland-themed desserts, the tricks and techniques used to create these toppers can also be used to make classic, dapper top hats, too! Mad Hatter: “Have I gone mad?” Alice: “I’m afraid so. You’re entirely bonkers. […]

Apple Caramel Crisp Recipe

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Classic and cozy, this easy-to-make treat is perfect for enjoying on ‘crisp’ autumn evenings. Spice it up by adding a dash of nutmeg, throw in sprinkling of walnuts, and mix and match your favorite apple varieties to transform this timeless treat into a dessert that’s bursting with personal flair. Apple Caramel Crisp 5 large apples, […]

Top Ghost Cakes

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Break out your old white bed sheets! It’s time to get into the ghoulish spirit. Every child’s favorite holiday is right around the corner. Why not take some inspiration from these cakemakers and surprise your kiddos with a scrumptious ghost treat this year? Here are our top ghost cakes!   Ghost cake By dynee I call […]

Homemade Apple Butter Cake Filling

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Apple butter makes a great filling for a simple vanilla cake, or a wonderful accompaniment for fresh biscuits. Although it is somewhat a labor of love, we think this homemade apple butter is worth the effort. Ingredients 1 pound apples, chopped, with peel and core 1/2 cup water 3/4 cup sugar 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 […]

Next Great Baker Season 4 – Now Casting!

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TLC’S, NEXT GREAT BAKER, IS BACK WITH A NEW TWIST! NOW CASTING SEASON 4! ARE YOU A NATURAL BORN BAKER OR CAKE DECORATOR? DO YOU HAVE A FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER WHO WOULD HELP YOU COMPETE? CAN YOU MAKE AMAZING MASTERPIECES, CRAZY CONFECTIONS, OR OVER-THE-TOP CAKES? IF YOUR ANSWER IS YES, WE’D LOVE TO HEAR […]