Novelty Cake Design & Tutorials

Christmas Cakes, Cookies & Confections

Chocolate drip christmas cake by Marianne Stewart via Cakes and Sugarcraft left, Peggy Porschen right

The chocolate drip cake has been one of the biggest cake hits of this year and its fun, whimsical look has made its way into christmas cake decorating this season too. Marianne Stewart created the sublime Black Forest Cherry cake above left (gluten free and dairy free), as featured in Cakes & … [Read more...]

Alice in Wonderland Cake Tutorials

Alice in Wonderland cake tutorials on Cake Geek

Our Alice in Wonderland Cakes feature was one of most popular features of all time and with a number of wonderful tutorials having since appeared on the web, we've decided to put together a collection of our favourite Alice in Wonderland character tutorials. Starting with Just Cake It's Alice in … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Sports Cakes: Part 1

baseball cakes by Cuteology Cakes left, ATKH Cake Creations right (Out of the Box Photography)

With Father's Day coming up next weekend we thought the timing was just right to showcase some of the most fabulous sports cakes from talented cake artists the world over for all those sports-mad dads. One of our all-time favourite sports cakes is Cuteology Cakes' outstanding baseball cake (above … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Sports Cakes: Part 2

cricket cake by Leslie's Cakes

Following on from Sports Cakes for Father's Day Part 1, in Part 2 we're looking a sports from across the pond in the UK and international favourites, starting with Leslie's Cakes fabulously designed cricket cake above decked out with sporting emblems and beautiful "etched-effect" hand drawings, … [Read more...]

Sewing, Knitting & Crafting Cakes

Craft cakes for crafters with knitting and sewing details by Emma Jayne Cake Design left, The Cake Mamas right

Sewing, knitting and crafting cakes are having a moment right now in the world of birthday and special occasion cakes with the fabric arts enjoying a parallel resurgence with baking and the art of cake decorating. It's a great cake design idea for retirements, Mother's Day and grandparents' … [Read more...]

The Halloween Cake Tutorials Collection

halloween cake tutorials Grim Reaper cake by Made With Love By Me blog, zombie fingers by Make Fabulous Cakes

With the kids gearing up for their Halloween parties at the end of the month, we've put together a selection of some of the best halloween cake and cake topper tutorials on the web to inspire your own creepy cake designs this year. Starting with the Made by Love by Me blog's haunting grim reaper … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Cakes

fathers day cakes cricket jacket by Juliet Stallwood Cakes and Biscuits left and via Parent Society right

With Father's Day coming up on Sunday next it's time to start planning a special cake for your Dad and we have some of our favourites selected for you this week as inspiration for your own designs. Sporty dads will be impressed with this super smart cricket jacket cake by Juliet Stallwood Cakes … [Read more...]

Gardens of The World Cake Collaboration

By Rebekah Wilbur of Rebekah Naomi Cake Design

The cake world hosted its own "Sugar Chelsea" this weekend with the unveiling of the spectacular Gardens of the World cake collaboration. Celebrating the best of British, French, Italian, Spanish and Japanese gardens, the 26 acclaimed sugar artists involved sure gave the Chelsea garden designers … [Read more...]

Sugar Myths & Fantasies

Amber Adamson of Slice Custom Cakes

One of the most spectacular international cake artist collaborations was unveiled across cyberspace today and has been lighting up the cake world since dawn with magnificent interpretations of Sugar Myths & Fantasies. Dreamt up by Amber Adamson of Slice Custom Cakes, work started almost a … [Read more...]

Sugar Models – Full of Character

cake toppers gumpate models by Alessandra Caldeira left, Alice Davies right

Most cake artists will agree that sugar artistry has come on leaps and bounds in the past few years.  With so much new talent coming into the arena, a whole new sense vibrancy has been injected into the art of sugarcraft and nowhere is this more apparent than in the highly skilled area of sugar … [Read more...]