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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!!

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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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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.

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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.

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Are you a Blogger? Here’s How to Submit a Guest Post

We often receive emails from budding writers and bloggers interested in contributing to our cake decorating blog. So I decided it might be a great idea to write a blog post about how to do just that. I’ve crafted some information and guidelines to help you to submit your content for publication in our blog!

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Watercolor Heart Cake Tutorial

Award winning cake artist, Claudia Oliveira, of Claud Art Sugar, created a sensational step-by-step tutorial of a romantic, watercolor-heart cake. Claudia notes, “The techniques are very versatile, I chose watercolor because it is such a huge trend right now, especially in the cake community, this would make a for a beautiful wedding cake, engagement cake, or even a cake for Valentines.” We agree, and we especially love the bold and romantic ruffles.

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