Buttercream Flowers: Part 2

Buttercream flowers floral cakes by Better Cake

Flower garden cakes brimming full of exquisitely piped buttercream flowers are one of the most admired cake decorating styles of the moment, never failing to draw "oohs" and "aahs" for their amazingly life-like buttercream re-creations. While it may take a little practice, being able to pipe … [Continue reading]

Tiled Wedding Cake Tutorial from Lindy Smith

blue tiled wedding cake tutorial by Lindy Smith

Vibrant colours and contemporary designs are the hallmark of Lindy Smith's cake decorating and her brand new book, Simply Modern Wedding Cakes, is jam packed full of inspiration for the cake decorator. This week, Lindy shares with us an excerpt from her book - the stunning "Something Blue" tiled … [Continue reading]

New Metallics: Wedding Cakes in Rose Gold, Bronze & Copper Tones

Copper and blush wedding cake by Erica O Brien left, rose gold wedding cake right by Cakesalouisa

Rose gold wedding cakes and bronze and copper metallic finishes are the contemporary style trend of the summer. Paired with complimentary pastels … [Continue reading]

Buttercream Hatbox Cake Tutorial

Buttercream Hatbox Cake tutorial by Valeri Valeriano and Christina Ong

In a departure from their towering multi-tiered buttercream extravaganzas, Valeri Valeriano and Christina Ong have turned their attention to one-tier … [Continue reading]

Drippy, Drizzle Wedding Cakes

Drippy wedding cakes by The Cocoa Cakery left, Cake Ink right

Drippy, drizzle cakes are the rockstar cake of the moment for birthdays and special occasions and their influence is crossing over into the world of … [Continue reading]

Monogram Cake Toppers: Rustic & Floral

Rustic cake toppers, thyme cake topper via Goldmine Journal left, The Cake Whisperer right

Pretty cake toppers can add wonderful extra height and dimension to a single tier cake and a monogram cake topper brings an extra degreee of … [Continue reading]

Sugar Flowers For Beginners: Easy Gumpaste Peony Tutorial – Closed Peony

Gumpaste Peony Tutoral on Cake Geek Magazine, Sugar Flowers for Beginners Series, Part 1

If you've been meaning to get started learning how to make sugar flowers, then you've run out of excuses because we've come up with a super easy, … [Continue reading]

Wildflower Wedding Cakes

wildflower wedding cake for the boho bride by Cobi & Coco Cakes

Wildflowers make the perfect wedding cake adornment for a relaxed, bohemian wedding in the countryside. In our feature cake above, "torn paper" … [Continue reading]

Layer Cake Love – Ode to Sweetapolita

Sweetapolita cakes, pastel swirl vanilla cake left, meringue dream cake right

It's the perfect simplicity and instant satisfaction that a beautiful layer cake gives us that draws Cake Geek time and time again to the wonderful … [Continue reading]

Pretty Birthday Cakes

40th birthday cake by CJs Sweet Treats left, 50th birthday cake by Rachelle's Cakes right

A landmark birthday deserves an extra special cake and we have some of the prettiest birthday cakes this week for 18ths, 21sts, 30ths and beyond right … [Continue reading]