Creepy Cakes for Kids

toppers by Het Bonte Taartje left, Bella Cupcakes right

Halloween cakes offer limitless opportunities for cake makers to get creative and indulge their cake making fantasies. We have a super cute selection of cakes for kids this spooky season starting with the brilliantly crafted witch on her broomstick (above left) by Het Bonte Taartje. While witches … [Read more...]

Car Cakes & Tutorials

3D car cakes by Bake A Boo Cake design left and McGreevy Cakes right

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...]

Vintage Doll Cakes

vintage doll cakes by Alessandra Frissoni

A beautiful doll cake is one of the most delightful cakes you can make for a little girl on her birthday. Alessandra Frissoni has created the spectacular vintage  doll cake display above - an enchanting collection to delight children and grown-up doll fans alike. A close-up below shows the … [Read more...]

Kitty Cat Cakes for Cat Lovers

cat cake by Floralilie

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...]

Golf Cakes

golf cakes for birthdays and fathers day by The Design Cake Co and Peggy Does Cake

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

Superhero cakes by TortasLate on CakeCentral (left) and Wonder Woman cake by Chef d'oeuvre Sucre (right)

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...]

Wafer Paper Flowers & Tutorials

wafer paper flowers cakes by Missy's Custom Cakes left and Jelly Cake UK right

Wafer paper flowers have taken the cake decorating world by storm this year thanks to the fabulously creative and contemporary floral designs by Stevi Auble at Hey There Cupcake in San Diego. Stevi's work has inspired decorators the world over and Craftsy now have three classes dedicated to wafer … [Read more...]

Book Cakes – Part 2

book cake by Estrele Cakes, Italy

Book cakes make great  birthday cakes for little bookworms, and bigger bookworms too. It's a simple novelty cake to create, yet always looks impressive.  (You'll find tutorials and tips in our earlier feature  Book Cakes- Part 1.) A baby book is a beautiful idea for a christening cake or naming … [Read more...]

Bride & Groom Cake Toppers

Bride-and-Groom-cake-topper-tutorials-by-Eat-Cake-Be-Merry-left-and-by-Verusca-Walker-right

Sugar-crafted bride and groom wedding cake toppers continue to be hugely popular with young couples getting married and go really well with novelty style wedding cakes or funky designs.  Aside from the classic sugar-crafted style cake toppers, "peg-style" cake toppers are also very much on-trend at … [Read more...]

Circus Cakes

circus cake hand-painted carnival cake by Bite Me Bakery UK

Circus cakes are a great all round cake design for birthdays - they work as boy's cakes, girl's cakes and right up to 21st cakes. We have a beautiful selection of designs below, from simpler styles to more dramatic creations to inspire your own circus cake design. The fabulous feature cake above … [Read more...]