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.
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.
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!
You may have noticed something magical happening in cake lately.. Unicorns! Unicorn cakes, cookies, cake pops you name it! Its such a fun trend, and there are so many fun designs out there! We couldn’t resist sharing some of our favourite Unicorn cakes with you!
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.
It’s been a few months since we did a collaboration feature here at ACD, but now that the holidays are over, collaboration fever has struck the cake community once again. The latest, Sugar Art Museum, is a fantast display of impressive, fine art inspired sugar-art. The collaboration, which was currated by Bouchra Marir, is truly inspiring. We share some of our favorite pieces from this incredible collection of edible art.
Get into the Valentine spirit with this adorable cake topper from Dina Nakad of Miettes. Follow these easy steps and create a gorgeous little Teddy bear, heart cake topper- perfect for all your Valentine cakes.