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Halloween Kawaii Cake

Create this cute Kawaii-inspired skull cake, the perfect Halloween treat, with this step-by-step tutorial from Jean Schapowal of Cakes with Character! (more…)


Skeleton Mermaid Cake

"If you love Halloween like me, you may have noticed the not-biologically-correct animal skeleton trend that popped up in the big box stores a few years back. I fell in love the...


Tutorial: Painting with Buttercream

Tutorial: Painting with Buttercream

Our September issue features an incredible buttercream tutorial by famed Vietnamese artist Ngoc Tran Lam. You can learn to pipe a stunning glossy-buttercream cascade with a 4-page detailed step-by-step tutorial. As a...


5 tips for Competition Success!

5 Tips for Competition Success!

This past weekend, American Cake Decorating had the great pleasure of attending the Cake Bar Show in Long Beach, CA. This fun '80s themed show had over 65 entries into the cake...


Perfectly Smooth Buttercream Recipe

Perfectly Smooth Buttercream Recipe

At the end of June, an innocuous picture of a batch of ultra-smooth and silky buttercream posted by Wayne Steinkopf sent the online cake community into a bit of a tizzy! We simply marveled at his super smooth...