International Cake Collaboration: Festival of Lights (Part 2)

Continuing our Festival of Lights collaboration (see Part 1 here), The Custom Cakery's Melanie Williamson's exquisite cake features Lord Ganesha. "As the God of wisdom and newbeginnings, he seemed the perfect choice for my very first collaboration," Melanie tells us. "The green & gold colours … [Read more...]

Horse & Pony Cakes

Horse & pony cakes are a popular request for birthdays and while they can seem like quite a daunting challenge at first, there are lots of ways to create the perfect equestrian themed cake - from the more elaborate, sculpted creations to simple, themed designs. We have a selection of … [Read more...]

Graduation Cakes

A special graduation cake makes a beautiful confectionery tribute to the hard work and achievement of a new graduate. Graduation cakes are getting more and more popular each year and this week we have a selection of some of our favourites from top cake designers. Our feature cake is by the Little … [Read more...]

Fashion-Inspired Cakes

With fashion week about to kick off in New York, Paris, London & Milan this month, we thought we'd have our own mini fashion week here at Cake Geek Magazine - but in cake, of course. Make Me My Cake has created a fabulous homage to Dior in the cake design above left, perfectly encapsultating … [Read more...]

Car Cakes & Tutorials

After the last two weeks of doll cakes and princess castle cakes, it's time to turn our attention to cakes for boys. There's no better birthday cake for a boy - whether a little one or a grown-up one - than a fantastic 3D car cake. And we have two of the best above with a snazzy red Lightning … [Read more...]

Kitty Cat Cakes for Cat Lovers

Puddy cat cakes and kitten cakes can make the most fabulous gift or birthday surprise for cat lovers and feline fans. Whether as a cake topper, a shaped cake or a sculpted cat cake, there are endless ways to incorporate "cattiness" into a beautiful cake design. The masterpiece sculpted cat above … [Read more...]

Marie Antoinette Cakes

For a lavish birthday cake or novelty wedding cake, nothing beats a Marie Antoinette cake for pomp and splendour. Gilded gold, baroque mouldings and of course an intricate replica of the French Queen herself add a refined and fanciful air to an extravagant occasion. It's a uniquely challenging … [Read more...]

Stained Glass Cake Tutorial from Lily Vanilli

When it comes to funky baking ideas, Sweet Tooth by Lily Vanilli is a stand-out baking book. Packed full of beautiful baked goods each with an artistic twist - a trademark of Lili Vanilli's yummy, sumptuous confectionery that makes it a renowned London cake establishment. From brand new baked … [Read more...]

Golf Cakes

With Father's Day on the horizon, we have more Dad cakes this week especially for golfing dads and other golf fans. The Designer Cake Company have created the super cool golf cake above left with a tartan number topper and golf ball themed lettering for a chic and creative birthday cake design.  … [Read more...]

Superhero Cakes

With Father's Day coming up in the UK on June 15th, there's no better way to show your admiration for your Dad than to present him his very own superhero cake! We have a terrific "Superman bursting out of his shirt and tie" cake by Peru's Tortas Late above left - a brilliant piece of animated cake … [Read more...]