Floral Wedding Cakes
Sweet Summer Recipes
The Best of Cherries and Berries
Fabric Inspired Flowers
Easy Gumpaste Tutorial
Cover cake by Anna Craig
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Trading One Dream for Another
Though she turned her passion for baking into a profession out of necessity, cakemaker Ade Deni couldn’t be happier with the results.
By Ade Deni
Sketch to Cake
Orange is the perfect accent color for this modern wedding cake.
By Rachael Teufel
Diary of a Decorator
The Search for the Ultimate Buttercream
One woman’s trials and tribulations in pursuit of the perfect buttercream.
By Carmela Sultana
Jan Loomis, Floral Confectionist
This sugar stylist is making waves on the West Coast with her gumpaste flowers and nature-inspired work.
Gumpaste Fabric Flowers
Tips on creating intricate, fabric-inspired adornments for cakes with a floral theme.
By Sophie Bifield
Business of Baking
The Dos and Don’ts of Cake Etiquette
How to come up with original, trendy designs without stepping on toes or losing business.
By Erin Gardner
Dear Cake Genius
Tier-stacking tips and the best methods for melting chocolate.
By Jennifer Bratko
Helpful hints for the home baker, with inventive recipes for every occasion.
Ever wonder about those trusty flavor extracts?
By Justine McDaniel
Wedding Cake Flowers
We all use flowers on our cakes, but incorporating a flower that truly symbolizes the couple’s union will bring even more meaning to their special day.
Sunny and Sweet
Nothing says “summer” quite like the sweet taste of ripe cherries.
Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Tart
A cool conclusion to a hot day picking fruit.
By Carla Cardello
The delicate yet bold accents of the orchid’s distinctive blossoms bring sophistication and exotic flair to any cake.
Always unforgettable, the calla lily’s graceful curvature lends an enchanting and refined air to any design.
A natural pair, phlox and zinnia highlight the joy and energy of a summer celebration.
Carefree and Classic
The clean, creamy palette of the gardenia exudes ethereal delicacy, making it a natural companion to cakes with a timeless design.
Playful and subtly sophisticated, the pink ranunculus captures the fun, flirtation and felicity of the season.
The ranunculus’ bold, primary colors bring to mind the glow of the summer sun against a rich, azure sky.