Cakes on a Plane

Transporting a cake, despite how experienced you are or how much structure is holding it up, can always be nerve wracking. I wouldn’t wish speed bumps while on a cake delivery on even my worst enemy. It’s scary, you care for the cake like it’s a newborn baby. While there are countless tutorials on how…
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Cake of the Week: First Communion by Veronica Seta

Our cake of the week is brought to us by Italian cake artist, Veronica Seta. Veronica created this sweet little cake with gold finish, lace details, rosary, and an adorable cake topper of a little girl taking her first communion, for her niece.

Cutesy Clown Topper

Talented sugar-art teacher, Monique Ascanelli is back with another adorable cake topper tutorial; this time for a cute clown! This fun cake topper would be perfect for a child’s birthday, and is gender neutral, offering a lot of versatility. To learn more about Monique, visit her website at:

Tutorial: Fondant Cigar

Heather Bell of Sweet Escapes Cakery recently created a wonderful cigar box cake; we were so intrigued by the fabulous cigar’s that we asked Heather if she would share a tutorial for them with our readers. Thankfully she agreed! These cigar’s would make a wonderful addition to a father’s day cake, which is THIS weekend!!

10 Beautiful Floral Mother’s Day Cakes and Bakes

Its almost Mother’s Day, and if you are looking for inspiration for that special treat for Mom, you cannot go past these beautiful floral creations! Whether its Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies, or even just a breakfast made with love, make sure you tell your Mom how much you love her all the time, she deserves it…
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Cake Artist of the Month: Veronica Seta

Italian Cake Artist, Veronica Seta shares her beautiful Capodimonte Figurine, which was created for the Cake International competition in London, UK. Her award winning figurine absolutely blew us away, and we couldn’t resist the urge to share some close-up photos of this stunning piece.

Candy Clay Recipe

This week I’ve been making pounds and pounds of candy clay – this chocolaty, sculpting-medium is made from candy wafers and corn syrup. It is pliable and easy to work with, quick to make and perfect for creating models, toppers, figurines, sculpted details and more.

Cake Shows: Highlights from NCACS

This weekend American Cake Decorating had the great pleasure of attending the National Capitol Area Cake Show in Fairfax, VA. The show, now in its eighth year, was overflowing with incredible sugar artistry, towering cakes, vendors, the latest products, hands-on-classes and more. Here’s just some of our favorite cake’s from the show.