Easter Cakes & Confections

Easter is a pefect time of year to create a special Springtime cake for family or friends and we have lots of beautiful Easter cakes this week to inspire your cake decorating. The fabulous blossom-covered easter bunny cake above (from Sugar Ed Productions) makes an exquisite Easter cake design … [Read more...]

Circus Cakes

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...]

Birdhouse Cakes

We're all a-flutter this week at Cake Geek between feather cakes and now, birdhouse cakes! It's one of the prettiest cake trends at the moment with two super cute examples above by Sydney's Cake by Kim (left) and via Pinterest (right). UK blogger, Torie Jayne has created a tutorial for her pastel … [Read more...]

Cake Quilling

Quilling is an ancient decorative technique dating back to the 15th century that has gained a new-found popularity with the revival of interest in crafting and the decorative arts.  It was originally used to decorate ancient religious texts but it's most commonly used today in papercraft for special … [Read more...]

Carousel Cakes – Tutorials & Design Inspiration

Vintage carousel cakes or merry-go-round cakes are one of the biggest cake trends at the moment in cake decorating and it's not hard to see why.  Their old world charm enchants both children and adults alike and they make for a very luxurious celebration cake for a christening for children's … [Read more...]

Story Book Cakes

A story book cake is one of the most enchanting cakes you can make for a little one, even right up to teenage years and beyond, with their favourite book. The very stylish cake design above was designed by Rose Sen Cakes as a fabulous 30th birthday cake for an avid book lover. To create an open … [Read more...]

Teapot Cakes & Tutorials

A teapot cake brings a wonderful surprise factor to any tea party or birthday celebration.  The tradition of afternoon tea has made a welcome return and has been embraced as enthusiastically by the younger generation as well as the older generation and makes a superb party theme. And what better way … [Read more...]

Harlequin Cakes

A harlequin or diamond shaped pattern is a great side design for birthday cakes or celebration cakes.  It gives a great whimsical feel to the overall cakes design and is a very striking pattern.  It's very popular for party cakes Stateside but UK decorators have been slow to embrace the harlequin … [Read more...]

Lollipop Cakes

Of all the cake trends of the moment, this is Cake Geek's favourite for a big celebration.  Whether is a children's party or for an adult who's still a kid at heart, these are statement cakes no matter what the celebration. The cake above left is by the talented Kathy Dvorski in Toronto and very … [Read more...]

Hot Air Balloon Cakes

Hot air balloon cakes are the birthday cake theme of the moment Stateside.  Seeing a hot air balloon in the sky is a magical sight so a hot air balloon cake is guaranteed to make a beautiful centrepiece at a ny party and will definitely entrance the little ones.   The cake (left) is by party planner … [Read more...]