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...]

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 beauties in their brand new book, Buttercream One-Tier Wonders. Filled with simple, yet sensational designs (30 in total), the Queens of … [Read more...]

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 up to 80th birthdays! One of CJ's Sweet Treats' signature cake designs (above left) features elegant lace stencilling (Rosepoint lace) with a … [Read more...]

The Magic of Edible Icing Sheets

edible icing sheets vintage floral wedding cakes by Sweet Celebrations, Dave Abreu Photography via WedLuxe right, Piece of Cake left

Edible icing sheets printed with vintage floral patterns or striking contemporary designs are one of our favourite ways to add impact to a cake design. Paired with beautiful forals, you can create spectacular wedding cake designs and even create a cake that perfectly complements the artwork of a … [Read more...]

Vintage Accessories Cakes

gumpaste gloves vintage cakes by Leslea Matsis Cake Design, New Zealand

Vintage style gumpaste gloves make a most elegant addition to the the two beautiful lace cakes above by Leslea Matsis Cakes, New Zealand. A Victorian style bridal parasol also makes an exquisite adornment by Leslea, this time as a wedding cupcake topper below, with a close-up of her blush pink … [Read more...]

Alice in Wonderland Cakes

mad hatter tea party cake by Cakes by Christine NY, Story by Mia Photography

An Alice in Wonderland cake is one of the most fun and fabulous cake themes to work on but also one of the most challenging, testing a decorator's design skills, modelling skills, cake construction and technical skills. Update: See our collection of Alice in Wonderland Cake Tutorials … [Read more...]

Vintage Jewellery & Locket Cakes

Vintage Jewellery Wedding Cakes by Edible Essence Cake Art left, Baby Cake right image by Sarah Jane Ethan

While vintage brooches have been on trend in cake design for some time, leading cake designers have been experimenting with a range of vintage pieces and jewellery designs in their latest heirloom-inspired cake collections. A super stylish lace applique wedding cake is dressed with with a chic … [Read more...]

Fashion-Inspired Cakes

fashion cakes by Makememycake left, Blissfully Sweet Cakes right

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...]

Marie Antoinette Cakes

Marie Antoinette cake by The Cake Opera Company

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...]

Cakes with Stripes

cakes with stripes by The Cake Parlour left and by My Cupcakery right

As with polka dots featured on Monday, stripes are also a great customisable cake design that work for lots of occasions, whether you're going for smart stripes or whimsical striping. Cotton candy pink and soft brown make a pretty combination in our feature cake (above left) by Zoe Clark of The … [Read more...]