Scandinavian Cake Show (part 1)

I will be at the Scandinavian Cake Show this weekend in Sweden. My friend Camilla is going with me and I think that we will have a fun weekend with great friends, cakes and shopping for cake tools. I have signed up for the novelty cake competition and I am already...

Italian Meringue Buttercream

News, news, news! I finally tried the Italian meringue buttercream and I just love it! Also, it has been a busy week on CakeJournal with many new visitors to the site. You’ve might noticed that the site has been very slow at the start of the week and at some...

Find Out My Inspiration Source!

As promised here are a few photos of what I have used for inspiration for the Novelty Cake competition. I struggled last night with the fondant as it was not cooperating at all. I usually don’t have problems with Bakels (Pettinice) but this time I had. Luckily I...

New Cupcake Books to Read in 2022

It is always nice to get new books and my mum was so sweet to look out for anything cake-related when she was on holiday in Brisbane, Australia. She came home with these four cupcake books: Cupcakes & muffins from Collectors Edition, Cupcake Heaven by Susannah...

Pretty Poured Fondant Cupcakes

These poured fondant cupcakes are made by Patricia Lisi. She has used the poured fondant icing tutorial together with the how to cover a cupcake with poured fondant tutorial. This was Patricia’s first time so I think that the result is amazing 🙂 Happy Caking...

Fall-Themed Birthday Cake Idea

This fall-themed birthday cake is inspired by all the beautiful colors outside. Easy Steps to Make a Fall-Themed Birthday Cake I decided to decorate my birthday cake with leaves, sunflowers, pumpkins, and berries in warm colors. The flavor was almond cake, 1 layer of...