Beginner Cakes

Summer Sunglass Cookies

These retro spotted sunglass cookies almost look like the real thing. Melted candies make yummy edible lenses and multi-colored sprinkles create quick polka dots. A perfect treat for any summer party table. YOU WILL NEED: 1 RECIPE CAKEGIRLS SUGAR COOKIE DOUGH HARD CANDIES (SUCH AS JOLLY RANCHERS) SMALL BREADSTICKS (SUCH AS WHEAT THINS HONEY STIX) BIKINI TOP COOKIE CUTTER 1 1/4" OVAL COOKIE CUTTER 2 BAGS ROYAL ICING MIX SQUEEZE BOTTLES EDIBLE PASTEL CONFETTI DISPOSABLE PIPING BAG 1/2 SHEET TRAY COVERED IN PARCHMENT PAPER TOOTHPICKS  STEP 1: ROLL, CUT AND BAKE COOKIES Prepare the cookie dough per the recipe and…
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Feature Articles

Edible Artist on the Rise

Edible Artist on the Rise By Gracie Prainito Hi my name is Gracie. The reason I am writing this is because I want to tell you why I like to bake. I like to bake because I get to bake with my mom and spending time with my Mom is great fun. She has taught me everything I know and I guess that’s why I enjoy it so much. I started baking when I was five and I just turned 9 in September. Fondant is my favorite! You can create many great things with ; When my Mom pulls out…
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Videos - Cake Decorating Videos

BRANDY CHERRY CAKE Tutorial | Yeners Cake Tips by Serdar Yener from Yeners Way

Today I would like to show you how to make a cake with one of my favourite and chocolate! This cake was actually for my own birthday and as much as I wish I could share a slice with each and every one of you, I will do the next best thing which is to show you how to make it your self. Don't forget to like and subscribe to stay tuned to Yeners Cake Tips! New video every week! This tutorial at Yeners Way ‎ Join Yeners Way today and get a 1 DAY FREE TRIAL! That's full access…
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St. Patty

Guinness Chocolate Pint of Beer Cake | Cake Decorating Ideas

This fun man’s Birthday or Father’s Day cake idea is a Chocolate Guinness Cake in the shape of a Pint of Beer, so it would also be perfect to serve as a bachelor or groom’s cake. But I have to admit that it was St Patrick’s Day that gave me the inspiration! Guinness Chocolate Cake Recipe Download recipe pdf  
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Artist Spotlight

Sugar Flower Arranging Tips from James Rosselle

Sugar Flower Arranging By James Rosselle Have you admired the sugar flower arranging work of cake designers and also wondered how they do floral work? Well, there is an art to arranging flowers on a cake. Sugar flower arranging may not be simple. It can be intimidating, in fact terrifying! As we all know, sugar flowers are a labor of love. They are made petal by petal and are very fragile items. The sound of shattering sugar flowers breaks my heart. Don’t let that thought scare you. My advice, show those flowers who is boss. Here are some guidelines I…
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Feature Articles

Cake Decorating: Is It For me?

Cake Decorating: Is It For me? Cake Decorating is Fun For Everyone         Have you ever watched a cake show on TV and thought how much you would love to decorate cakes like a professional? Or maybe you passed by your local bakery and saw a beautiful cake in the window and wished you could make a cake equally as stunning. Perhaps you just want to try your hand at icing a few birthday cakes for your friends. Whatever your motivation, cake decorating is a  great hobby that anyone can do! If you have any hesitations about trying cake decorating,…
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Videos - Cake Decorating Videos

Renshaw Academy | Join us and learn new sugar craft skills

Join us at the Renshaw Academy and you could learn new sugar craft skills or develop your existing ones. From beginner to advanced classes, there's something for everyone at the Renshaw Academy. All course materials, food and drink are provided for our courses. Find out more:
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Mason Jar Cake Tutorial – Edna of Design Me a Cake

All the links are posted below with information. Website: Webstore: Facebook: Cake/263955423295?pnref=lhc Recap Mason Jars: Disclaimer: This is not a paid advertisement for the Mason Jar Company. This is a product I love and use and I wanted to share with everyone. However, the link shared will give me a small percentage only if people buy through it. The percentage is low but any earning I will be used towards tutorials. Banana Cake Recipe: Soft Cream Cheese buttercream (can be used as filling too): Crusting Cream Cheese Buttercream Recipe: Salted Caramel Recipe: The Piping Bag Tutorial: Blog in English: Blog…
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Artist Spotlight

Dorothy Klerck (South Africa)

Dorothy Klerck Dorothy Klerck (Dot) hails from Wellington, South Africa and honed her skills in art and sculpture before falling head over heels into the sugar world. Now an award winning cake artist, she started out making cakes for her 4 children and from there it became her business. Her cakes have been featured on television, both locally and internationally and in many international cake magazines and art books over the years. Starting out with unique hand modeled toppers she now specializes in 3D sculpted cakes, the more gravity defying the better. Dot travels around the world teaching sugar craft…
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Collaborations

Cupcake Apocalypse Collaboration

Cupcake Apocalypse Collaboration The Cupcake Apocalypse has arrived! Check out this horror themed collaboration created by Joyce Marcellus of Toxic Sweets Shop and Kassy Jiminez of Cakes & Crafts by Kass. Each participant was required to use a giant cupcake in their design which was inspired by either a horror film or tv show. In addition to photos of their projects, each participant has created a video tutorial! Adriana Vela of Adriana's Pastries Theme: Evil Dead (2013) This giant cupcake was designed by Adriana to portray the scene from Evil Dead (2013) when the character she cuts off her hands with an electric knife.…
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Tutorials

Sugarveil Tutorial

Created by Edible Artists Network for the use of Sugarveil icing on the Sugarveil ; A client request lace on a wedding cake and I immediately thought of ; My first attempt a few months ago was a complete disaster, but I was determined to master this wonderful sugar craft. I broke down and ordered the Sugarveil mat. (more…)
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Magazine Tutorials

Belgian Lace Wedding Cake Tutorial

A Tutorial by Drew Padalecki     Drew is a recent graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas who graduated with top honors earning himself Bachelors’ degrees in both Finance and Business Administration. While attending college Drew decided to take his cake decorating hobby further by entering cake competitions. Only after two and half years of competing across the nation Drew has made a name for himself in the cake community. Drew has won numerous awards including Best of Show, Best of Division three times, and placing several other times. His work has been featured in newspapers, magazines, and…
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Magazine Tutorials

Lifted to New Heights by Theresa Parkin Tutorial

Your father has been there for you more than you have known. Show him you listened and love him, too! Theresa Parkin is owner/operator of Cavalier Cakes in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Theresa believes in inspiring and being inspired. That is why she started her cake decorating school and believes in bringing new ideas to the cake industry in her area and around the world. Visit Theresa at   Buy this issue here: Print Version Download the PDF
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