How to Make a Football Cake

VIDEO: American Football Cake (How to)

Football season is well underway now, and we wanted to share this fun tutorial that demonstrates how to create a beautiful football cake. Perfect for a football-watching get-together or treat after the big game, this football cake is sure to impress fans and players alike. Wether you’re a Seahawks fan or Patriots fan this American […]

Stringwork Q&A with Dawn Parrott

Dawn Parrott - Cake Central Classes Instructor

Whether you’re a novice or an expert cake decorator, we bet that stringwork remains high on your list of techniques to learn! Stringwork adds a stunning degree of intricacy to any cake design, but requires patience to perfect. To help guide you in getting started, we spoke with award-winning cake designer Dawn Parrott, whose beautiful […]

Top Seattle Seahawks Cakes

GO SEAHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anyone with an eye on the football scene knows that the Seattle Seahawks aren’t messing around this season. They’re the team to beat, and these Top Seattle Seahawks Cakes show just how serious the fans are! GO SEAHAWKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! By schmoop French Vanilla cake with Chocolate Buttercream. Seahawks logo is Colorflow, this was the third one […]

Gumpaste Peacock Feather Tutorial


On the cover of Volume 3, Issue 4 of Cake Central Magazine, we featured a beautiful peacock cake by cakemaker and CC user Mina Bakalova. We’re still in awe of the vibrant colors, intricate details and the cascading arrangement of unique peacock feathers that adorn this creation. When we came across this gumpaste peacock feather tutorial […]

Top Peacock Cakes

Peacock Wedding Cake

On the cover of Volume 3, Issue 4 of Cake Central Magazine, we featured a beautiful peacock cake by cakemaker and CC user Mina Bakalova. Since then, we’ve seen so many incredible cakes inspired by the regal peacock, and we wanted to share some of our favorite peacock cakes! Interested in creating a peacock sugar creation of your […]

Oriental Stringwork Tutorial by Dawn Parrott


Mastering stringwork takes years of practice, especially when it involves turning your cake upside down! Cake Central Instructor, Dawn Parrott has a few instructions for piping Oriental Stringwork to help on your journey to perfecting this challenging and highly desirable decorative technique. Tools and Materials: Piping bag, 12-inch Piping tip, #0, 00, and 2 Corsage […]

Meet Us in Oklahoma Sept 28-29


The 20th annual Oklahoma State Sugar Art Show is just around the corner, and the Cake Central team couldn’t be more excited to see who will take home the title of Grand National Champion sugar artist. If you can’t join us in Tulsa, be sure to check out the November Issue of Cake Central Magazine […]

Owl Cupcake Topper Tutorial


When the autumn leaves start falling and a chill returns to the air, it’s time for some spooky fall-themed dessert treats! Hajnalka Mayor (Hajnalka) of Zorica’s Cake Art created these delightful fondant owl toppers fit for cupcakes or cookies and perfect for your next autumn get-together. Follow her step-by-step tutorial to learn how to make […]

Spiced Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe

Spiced Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe

Bursting with rich flavors and the decadence of cream cheese, this spiced walnut carrot cake is a perfect autumn treat. Serve this mouthwatering creation warm or chilled at cozy get-togethers or holiday gatherings this season! Spiced Walnut Carrot Cake Recipe 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon ground […]

Top Butterfly Cakes

Butterfly Blush cake Vol. 4 Issue2

No matter the size, shape or color, butterfly cakes are always a crowd pleaser! Check out these Top Butterfly Cakes for fun and fanciful design inspiration!   Butterfly Blush cake Vol. 4 Issue2 By steelpennycakes My Butterfly Blush design for Cake Central Magazine Vol. 4 Issue 2. Hand painted 2D &3D butterflies, brush embroidery lace, […]

Planning an Inspired Cake Design

sketch fall cake

Having trouble planning your next cake? Between client requests and your own creative vision, there is a lot to juggle when coming up with a cake concept. Check out these 5 steps for defining your inspired design. 1. Define the theme. No matter the occasion, it is important to have a strong conception of the […]