CakeJournal.com http://cakejournal.com Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Fondant Frills with Maggie Austin: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/fondant-frills-with-maggie-austin/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/fondant-frills-with-maggie-austin/#respond Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:16:51 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17722 I cannot believe I waited so long to take this class, but finally I’ve watched Fondant Frills with Maggie Austin.   I might be wrong, but it seems like this class has been around for awhile and for whatever reason, I never got it… until now! Considering the amount of ruffles cakes I’ve done over… [read more...]

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I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to Make Chocolate Popcorn Cake http://cakejournal.com/recipes/chocolate-popcorn-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/recipes/chocolate-popcorn-cake/#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:09:39 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17616 This cake probably sounds crazy but OMG! It was sooooo good! A rich chocolate cake covered in a luscious frosting and topped off with rich chocolate ganache and spicy popcorn. This cake is sweet, salty, spicy, buttery and crunchy! Print Chocolate Popcorn Cake A rich chocolate cake covered in a luscious frosting and topped off… [read more...]

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White Sour Cream Cake Recipe http://cakejournal.com/recipes/white-sour-cream-cake-recipe/ http://cakejournal.com/recipes/white-sour-cream-cake-recipe/#comments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:41:07 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17592 I know there’s a lot of controversy over using cake mixes vs. baking from scratch, but I have to tell you – I am a cake mix girl!   The recipes are reliable and my clients absolutely love the flavor!  This White Sour Cream Cake is delicious, sturdy, and it never fails me! For the… [read more...]

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I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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Wilton Method of Cake Decorating Review + 2 Week Membership http://cakejournal.com/cake-classes/wilton-method-cake-decorating-review/ http://cakejournal.com/cake-classes/wilton-method-cake-decorating-review/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 15:47:03 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17597 I recently got the opportunity to review Wilton Method of Cake decorating by Emily Tatak, hosted by Creative Bug and I was very excited. You can watch the promo of this class here:  http://youtu.be/zNfih5ZVttw I am very fond of Wilton supplies as well as their cake decorating classes. After all, it was one of those… [read more...]

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How to make a crybaby cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/crybaby-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/crybaby-cake/#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:39:12 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17561 Have you noticed how quickly a baby’s mood changes?! lol. One minute… they are happy and laughing and a minute later, they are crying their heart out…hehe. I think this crybaby cake says it all and it’s also great to serve at baby showers To make this cake, you will need the following supplies: Round… [read more...]

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How to Make Abstract Metallic Diamond Tiles for Cakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/abstract-metallic-diamond-tiles/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/abstract-metallic-diamond-tiles/#comments Thu, 04 Sep 2014 14:15:50 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17534 We have been doing some work around our place and while shopping for tiles at Home Depot, it occurred to me that I can make similar tiles out of fondant and use them to decorate cakes! They are especially great to use on abstract cakes. I think it’s something different and “outside the box” that… [read more...]

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A New Look at the Crooked Cake: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/new-look-crooked-cake-colette-peters/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/new-look-crooked-cake-colette-peters/#respond Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:42:50 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17492 It’s that time again… another Craftsy Class Review!   Today I want to talk to you about A New Look at the Crooked Cake by Colette Peters. Whether you call them crooked, topsy-turvy or wonky… there’s no doubt that these cakes are some of the most challenging!   In my four years of cake decorating, I’ve… [read more...]

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I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to make a modeling chocolate tree cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/modeling-chocolate-tree-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/modeling-chocolate-tree-cake-topper/#comments Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:37:56 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17463 When my little cousin asked for a colorful cake with trees, flowers and birds for her birthday, I was more than happy to oblige But, I wanted to keep the design cute and I really didn’t want it to start looking like a wedding cake…lol. I used modeling chocolate to make the tree because I… [read more...]

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How to make football cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/football-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/football-cupcake-toppers/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:59:03 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17510 Fall is here.  A chill has returned to the air and a popular sport has returned to our televisions. These easy Fall football cupcake toppers will liven up your game day treats! This is what you need: Work surface Brown fondant Plastic wrap Rolling pin Corn Starch Football rubber stamp X-acto knife White “Dab n… [read more...]

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Renée

Reneé caught the cake decorating bug seven years ago when she made her son's first birthday cake. Since then, she's created hundreds of custom cakes and cupcakes. Her work has been featured on various baking and party blogs. In her free time, you'll find her planning the next baking project or sharing her knowledge on CakeJournal.

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How to make “feather-inspired” leaf cake decorations http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/feather-inspired-leaves-decorations/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/feather-inspired-leaves-decorations/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:31:08 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17443 I wanted to decorate a cake with leaves but not just basic green leaves. These leaves were inspired by pictures of exotic birds with beautiful/colorful feathers that I recently saw in a nature magazine. NOTE: If you want to make regular feathers, you will still find this tutorial helpful…. – Just use white gum paste… [read more...]

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How to Decorate Simple T-Rex Dinosaur Cookies http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/decorating-t-rex-dinosaur-cookies/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/decorating-t-rex-dinosaur-cookies/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:17:38 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17424 Today I want to share with you how to decorate simple T-Rex Dinosaur Cookies! I’ll be the first to admit that I am not a cookie expert and it’s taken me a couple of years to feel confident enough with them to take regular orders.   But because I don’t feel like I’ve mastered cookie decorating,… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to Make Stenciled Petit Fours http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/stenciled-petit-fours/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/stenciled-petit-fours/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:47:01 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17292 Stenciled petit fours are really easy to make and work for so many different occasions. This time around we’ve left a few petit fours plain for the word “BABY”, but they’d work just as well completely covered in pattern. A damask stencil makes the finished presentation elegant, but mixing up the stencil would give them a… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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Modern Piping with Joshua John Russell: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/modern-piping-joshua-john-russell/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/modern-piping-joshua-john-russell/#respond Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:25:07 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17498 If any of you follow me over at Rose Bakes, then I know you’ve heard me say how buttercream cakes are not my thing.    And honestly, it’s not the buttercream that scares me so much as it is the piping that goes along with so many buttercream cakes! But recently I’ve seen a big… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to Make a Kit Kat Candy Cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/kit-kat-candy-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/kit-kat-candy-cake/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:02:20 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17380 I know these Kit Kat Candy Cakes are all over the internet, but every time I make one, I’m always surprised at how many people have never seen them!  So today, I thought I’d do a tutorial showing you how easy it is to make one of these impressive cakes! For today’s cake, I thought… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to Make Baby Shoe Cake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/baby-shoe-cake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/baby-shoe-cake-toppers/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:15:36 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17230 These adorable baby shoes are made easy with a cutter set that makes all the pieces easily fit together. Color them different shades and add different patterns or textures for an endless supply of personalized cake toppers. This pair is made out of gum paste but could be easily made out of fondant with more drying time. Give… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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How to Make Sparkly Bouncy Stars Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/sparkly-bouncy-stars-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/sparkly-bouncy-stars-cake-topper/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:01:44 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17215 Sparkly, bouncy stars are an easy go-to decoration that turn any simple cake into an instant celebration. Because they are made with gum paste, they are the perfect accent to make ahead by the dozen and sparkle up as needed! Just store them in an airtight container, pull and add disco dust and insert in the cake…it’s just… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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Bakery Charms Jewelry Review + A GIVEAWAY! http://cakejournal.com/giveaways/bakery-charms-jewelry-giveaway/ http://cakejournal.com/giveaways/bakery-charms-jewelry-giveaway/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:31:47 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17397 Disclosure:

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How to Make a Cute Buttons Cake http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-buttons-cake/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-buttons-cake/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:18:03 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17209 Buttons look adorable on cakes and cupcakes and are great for baby showers or baby birthdays. You can make them, using button molds or you can make them without a mold… like I did. To make these buttons, you will need the following supplies: Yellow, red and blue gumpaste Rolling pin Star cutter, heart cutter,… [read more...]

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Farwa & Abeer

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How to make a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/teenage-mutant-ninja-turtle-cake-topper/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:52:56 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17314 With a new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle movie coming out soon, it seemed like a good time to share this tutorial. In making custom cake toppers, I get many requests for popular characters. I was able to take photos during the creation of this one. I hope these photos provide insight into the construction method… [read more...]

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Renée

Reneé caught the cake decorating bug seven years ago when she made her son's first birthday cake. Since then, she's created hundreds of custom cakes and cupcakes. Her work has been featured on various baking and party blogs. In her free time, you'll find her planning the next baking project or sharing her knowledge on CakeJournal.

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How To Make Tiny Flower Pot Cakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/flower-pot-cakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/flower-pot-cakes/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:50:01 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17274 Sometimes you want to create a dessert that is both a show stopper and is deceptively easy. Well, these teeny weeny flower pot cake bites are just the thing. Using a chocolate mold makes them fool proof and dirt “brownie” filling tricks the eye but couldn’t be simpler. Use pre made royal icing flowers for… [read more...]

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Cakegirls

Hi, we're Cakegirls - sisters Mary and Brenda Maher. We owned a cake shop in Chicago for many years, competed on the Food Network and even had a reality show called Amazing Wedding Cakes. In 2010, a fire changed our lives but not our love of cakes! We launched an online store where you can buy cake supplies, party accents and see more D.I.Y. ideas. Visit www.thecakegirls.com

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Advanced Fondant Techniques by Marina Sousa: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/advanced-fondant-techniques-marina-sousa/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/advanced-fondant-techniques-marina-sousa/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:26:06 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17266 Life has been super busy for me this summer, but I finally managed to sit down and finish the most recent Craftsy class I signed up for: Advanced Fondant Techniques.  I’m pretty experienced with fondant and I was familiar with a lot of the techniques taught in the class, but if you’re new to fondant… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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Video: How to make monster cupcake toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/monster-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/monster-cupcake-toppers/#respond Fri, 11 Jul 2014 06:28:37 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=15678 Every Halloween, I make cakes and cupcakes for my family and friends. This year, I will be making lots of cool stuff, including these one eyed and three eyed monster cupcakes. You can make them in different colors, give them different expressions, make them cuter or even scarier. I am sure both, kids and adults,… [read more...]

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We are 2 of the biggest cake lovers you'll ever meet and obsessed with baking and cake decorating. We blog about all this and much more at Cakewhiz.

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How to Make Quilled Flower Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/quilled-flower-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/quilled-flower-cake-topper/#comments Mon, 07 Jul 2014 13:19:55 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17171 Do you guys know what quilling is?! If not, it’s a really cool technique that involves rolling strips of paper and arranging them into beautiful designs like flowers, butterflies and so on. I thought it would be nice to do the same technique with fondant and see what happens. Well, I am happy to say… [read more...]

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How to Make Pinwheel Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/pinwheel-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/pinwheel-cupcake-toppers/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:59:54 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17150 Pinwheels are so much fun to play with and kids love them. So, I decided to do a tutorial for edible dual shaded pinwheels. I made a purple and yellow pinwheel but you can use whatever colors you like. I think a red white and blue version would be perfect for 4th of July, which… [read more...]

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We are 2 of the biggest cake lovers you'll ever meet and obsessed with baking and cake decorating. We blog about all this and much more at Cakewhiz.

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Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/clean-simple-birthday-cakes-jessica-harris/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/clean-simple-birthday-cakes-jessica-harris/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 14:58:52 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17039 Once again I have been amazed by the skills of Jessica Harris in her most recent class, Clean & Simple Birthday Cakes.    I have to tell you – this class might be the most detail-oriented class I’ve taken with Craftsy so far! First up, let me give you the Craftsy description of the class…… [read more...]

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I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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Festive 4th of July Cakes and Cupcakes! http://cakejournal.com/recipes/4th-of-july-cakes-cupcake-recipes/ http://cakejournal.com/recipes/4th-of-july-cakes-cupcake-recipes/#respond Sat, 28 Jun 2014 15:20:13 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16999 Can you believe it’s already time to start thinking about the 4th of July?! It’s always been one of my favorite holidays and I look forward to this day full of celebration, family, friends, and good eats each year. And, the fireworks are always an added bonus, too! This year, my family and I will be… [read more...]

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This is such a natural fit for me, because I absolutely L-O-V-E all things sweet. I blog over at Be Sweet, my happy place for all things desserts, crafts, gift ideas, and party inspiration.

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How to Make Lego Movie Wyldstyle Figurine Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/wyldstyle-figurine-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/wyldstyle-figurine-cake-topper/#respond Thu, 26 Jun 2014 13:18:49 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16984 Since the release of the 2014 movie “Lego Movie”, Lego figurines and characters for cake toppers has become very popular.  Here is how I make this one. This is what I used: fondant (black, yellow, blue and pink) rolling pin glue gum large bubble tea straw Cel-Stick toothpicks Zacto knife Black edible marker Step 1:… [read more...]

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Diane is a co-write for CakeJournal. She is a self taught cake decorator and sugar flower artist since 2010. Diane lives in Ontario, Canada and is very excited to be joining our team.

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How to Make Bottle Rocket Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/bottle-rocket-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/bottle-rocket-cupcake-toppers/#comments Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:29:33 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17018 These bottle rocket cupcakes would be a fun finale to any Fourth of July celebration. Fondant rockets on wooden skewers are blasting out of a plume of buttercream smoke. They are so simple that your kids will love to help. This is what I used: Work surface Fondant roller (not pictured) Fondant in red, white… [read more...]

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Renée

Reneé caught the cake decorating bug seven years ago when she made her son's first birthday cake. Since then, she's created hundreds of custom cakes and cupcakes. Her work has been featured on various baking and party blogs. In her free time, you'll find her planning the next baking project or sharing her knowledge on CakeJournal.

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How to make two peas in a pod cake topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/two-peas-in-a-pod-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/two-peas-in-a-pod-cake-topper/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 13:15:01 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17062 I had a blast making these two peas in a pod. They are great to use as cake or cupcake toppers for baby showers. I made a pink ball and a blue ball. But, you can make 2 pink balls or 2 blue balls if the sex of the babies is already known To make… [read more...]

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Farwa & Abeer

We are 2 of the biggest cake lovers you'll ever meet and obsessed with baking and cake decorating. We blog about all this and much more at Cakewhiz.

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Cakes in Full Bloom: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/cakes-in-full-bloom-review/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/cakes-in-full-bloom-review/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:38:40 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17048 From the moment I first saw this class at Craftsy, it was on my wishlist to take.  Who doesn’t love a glittery, girly, flowery cake?   I know I do and Erin Gardner’s cakes in the Cakes in Full Bloom class have it all!! Here’s the description from Craftsy: Use modern design principles and cake… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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Manly Handyman Tool Cupcakes http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/manly-handyman-tool-cupcakes/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/manly-handyman-tool-cupcakes/#comments Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:11:23 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17074 Father’s day is right around the corner. So, I made these manly cupcakes topped off with little tools for all the “handymen” dads out there I used candy/chocolate molds to make these tools. But, instead of chocolate, I used gum paste. The main reason I didn’t use chocolate is because I haven’t had the best… [read more...]

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How to Make Emmet Figurine Topper from Lego Movie http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/emmet-figurine-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/emmet-figurine-topper/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:20:40 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16990 Since the Lego Movie came out, the main character “Emmet” has become a hit.  Here is how you make him out of fondant. Here is what I used: Fondant (orange, blue, yellow and brown) edible glue rolling pin Cel-Stick black edible marker Zacto knife tooth picks Bubble tea fat straw round #10 tip Step 1:… [read more...]

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Diane

Diane is a co-write for CakeJournal. She is a self taught cake decorator and sugar flower artist since 2010. Diane lives in Ontario, Canada and is very excited to be joining our team.

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How to use stencils with edible sprays http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/using-stencils-edible-sprays/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/using-stencils-edible-sprays/#comments Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:25:00 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16817 I think stenciling is a beautiful way to decorate cakes and cupcakes. But, it does require a lot of practice to perfect the technique. I recently found that edible sprays are much easier to use with stencils and the result is still beautiful. I used a rose stencil and Wilton’s red color mist spray to… [read more...]

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How to make Minion Cupcake Toppers http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/minion-cupcake-toppers/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/minion-cupcake-toppers/#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 12:23:39 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16980 Whether your favorite character is Dave or Kevin or Donny or John, Minions are so popular.  This tutorial will show you how to make these cute little guys to place on your cupcakes. This is what I used: Fondant (white, black, grey and yellow) rolling pin knife large round cutter medium round cutter (not shown) small… [read more...]

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Diane

Diane is a co-write for CakeJournal. She is a self taught cake decorator and sugar flower artist since 2010. Diane lives in Ontario, Canada and is very excited to be joining our team.

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How to Make Mini Sushi Cakes http://cakejournal.com/recipes/mini-sushi-cakes/ http://cakejournal.com/recipes/mini-sushi-cakes/#comments Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:23:32 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16916 It’s fun to use food, especially cakes to have fun with people I made these mini cakes that look like sushi a while ago and my husband took them to work. Most  of his colleagues thought they were the real deal and were quite surprised when they took their first bite and realized it was… [read more...]

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Modeling Chocolate Magic by Lauren Kitchens: A Craftsy Class Review http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/modeling-chocolate-magic-lauren-kitchens/ http://cakejournal.com/craftsy-online-classes/modeling-chocolate-magic-lauren-kitchens/#comments Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:15:34 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=17005 Today I’m sharing another Craftsy Class Review with you and this time it’s Modeling Chocolate Magic with Lauren Kitchens! I have to tell you – I’m so excited about everything I learned in this class!  I was first introduced to using modeling chocolate the Clean & Simple Cake Design Craftsy class and I’ve been playing… [read more...]

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Rose

I'm Rose and I blog over at Rose Bakes. I'm baker, cake decorator, wife, and homeschooling mommy to 6 wonderful children! My love of cakes started at the age of 13, I started a business in 2009 then my blog was born in 2012! It's how I to share my love of cakes and help others along the way!

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How to make an Owl Cake Topper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/owl-cake-topper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/owl-cake-topper/#respond Fri, 30 May 2014 13:33:02 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16772 Owls have become really popular in the last couple of years for cake decorations and themes.  Whether its a baby shower cake, an animal themed birthday cake, or your customer just really likes owls, these cute owl toppers are great for any cake or cupcake.  They are simple and take little time to make. Here… [read more...]

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Diane

Diane is a co-write for CakeJournal. She is a self taught cake decorator and sugar flower artist since 2010. Diane lives in Ontario, Canada and is very excited to be joining our team.

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How to decorate a cake with just a fork http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-decorate-a-cake-with-just-a-fork/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/how-to-decorate-a-cake-with-just-a-fork/#comments Wed, 28 May 2014 13:04:18 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16918 It’s not always possible to decorate cakes with fondant due to time constraints. So, every once in a while, I need to apply a quick and easy technique on a cake and be sure that it still looks pretty. Some of the easy techniques I love to do on cakes involve the use of a… [read more...]

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How to Make Summer Popsicle Cake Pops http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/summer-popsicle-cake-pops/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/summer-popsicle-cake-pops/#respond Mon, 26 May 2014 13:00:51 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=13895 This week the theme of my tutorials has been ‘Cake In Disguise’.  Today I’m going to share with you an easy tutorial on how to make Popsicle Cake Pops. If you haven’t made cake pops before, here’s a simple basic recipe that I absolutely love: Step 1: Take your cooked cake (bake it yourself or… [read more...]

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Hi, my name's Elise and I love to create comprehensive, easy to follow video tutorials about all things cake, cupcake and cake pop! I'm Currently completing my Pastry Chef qualification, have owned and operated my own successful cupcake business for the past 7 years and have trained with some of the best decorators in the world.

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How to make a fondant sheet of paper http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-sheet-of-paper/ http://cakejournal.com/tutorials/fondant-sheet-of-paper/#comments Wed, 21 May 2014 12:55:10 +0000 http://cakejournal.com/?p=16753 A few months ago, I made a cake for some folks who like designing sites and programming and doing all sorts of “techy” stuff that I couldn’t wrap my head around…lol. I made a bunch of things out of fondant/gumpaste that they use on a daily basis such as a laptop, an ipod, some cd’s… [read more...]

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