Will You be our Next Cover Star?

Will You be our Next Cover Star?

American Cake Decorating and Satin Ice are proud to present Satin Ice Cover Star! We’re excited to announce a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Satin Ice Bakers and Cakers everywhere. The chance to create an exclusive wedding-trend inspired cake and the opportunity to get your work featured on the COVER of American Cake Decorating magazine as a Satin Ice Cover Star! #SatinIceStar

As the premier cake-decorating magazine in North America, thousands of national and international cake stars have created crave-worthy cakes for the cover of American Cake Decorating. We’ve teamed up to demystify the process and make becoming a cover star accessible to EVERYONE!

This time, the cover artist could be YOU!

To be eligible for our Satin Ice Cover Star contest you must create a one-of-a-kind wedding cake inspired by a 2018 wedding trend. You can find a list of trend-inspiration here.

Entry Requirements

Cakes must be photographed professionally or by a gifted amateur, and be at least 300 dpi CMYK (high-resolution images).

Ideally, any cake submission should be created exclusively for this issue (priority for the cover feature will be given to artists who design and create a cake exclusively for the competition). However, portfolio cakes may be submitted as long as they are previously unpublished (not featured on online blogs, magazine, or in any print publications and meet all other requirements).

Cakes must represent the theme of the issue: Wedding Trends. (If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our list of themes here)

Artists should have a passion for the Satin Ice and American Cake Decorating brands. All entries should be submitted to Satin Ice via Satin Ice, or via social media using #SatinIceStar. Entries must be received between February 2 and March 5, 2018, for consideration. Any entries received after the closing date will not be eligible for the feature. Please note, failure to meet entry requirements could result in disqualification.

How It Works

Upon competition closure, all entries will be judged by an elite judging team and three lucky finalists will see their cakes presented on a digital cover. The three winning designs will then be shared on the Satin Ice website, and via social media, for a public vote.

The Satin Ice Cover Star winner will be announced on May 1 upon the issue release.

Submissions should be sent to submissions@satinfinefoods.com


The three finalists will each receive a mini-interview in the May/June issue of American Cake Decorating, and be featured on the American Cake Decorating and Satin Ice websites.

The winner will receive a four-page feature interview in the July/August issue and an accompanying feature on the Satin Ice website as their Satin Ice Cover Star.

The winner will also receive a one-year print and digital subscription to American Cake Decorating with V.I.C. membership ($120 value), a gift basket of products provided by American Cake Decorating, and $500 worth of Satin Ice products.

To commemorate your Cover Star status the winner will also receive a framed plaque of their cover issue.

Runners-up will receive a free subscription to American Cake Decorating and an exclusive prize from Satin Ice.

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