Feature Articles

Amazon Prime for Cake Decorators

Amazon Prime for Cake Decorators Have you tried Amazon Prime yet? I must say that when I first heard about Amazon Prime I was very apprehensive to join. I wasn't really interested in the 2-day shipping because I didn't think I shopped on Amazon enough to warrant the $99 per year fee. But when I learned that Amazon Prime offered so much more than just free shipping I realized it was well worth the fee! Amazon Prime is a membership program that gives you access to streaming video, music, e-books, free shipping and other deals and services. The cost for…
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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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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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Edible Art of The Month

Edible Art of the Day Winner for Saturday December 8, 2012 is Emma Doherty

Edible Art of the Day Winner for Saturday December 8, 2012 is Emma Doherty. This cake came about after dicussing with the recipients wife what her husband liked to do. She told me about his fishing hobby and then told me a story of when he fell in the lake while fishing. That was a red rag to a bull for me and that was the theme. Congrats Emma!!! >>>>SEE ALL WINNERS
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Edible Art of The Month

Edible Art of the Day Winner for Thursday December 6, 2012 is Fara Gualberto

Edible Art of the Day Winner for Thursday December 6, 2012 is Fara Gualberto. Red Velevet cake with creamy vanilla frosting, baked for a 94th birhday celebration. The cake is not so sweet and the hand fan was designed so as to represent the tropical country of ours wherein old people are used to just relax and to while their time away fanning themselves! Congrats Fara!!! >>>>SEE ALL WINNERS
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Edible Art of The Month

Edible Art of the Day Winner for Tuesday December 4, 2012 is Sevinç Mercan çelikel

Edible Art of the Day Winner for Tuesday December 4, 2012 is Sevinç Mercan çelikel. These cakes are in my favourites. madagascar penguins; I did for my husband this cake but than I did many times because people really like it. Congrats Sevinç!!! >>>>SEE ALL WINNERS
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