A Cake Decorator’s Ferguson Tragedy turns to Triumph

A Cake Decorator’s Ferguson Tragedy turns to Triumph

I usually stay away from anything political or religious. But today is an exception. I’m not going to get into any political or legal opinions but this was such an amazing thing to see that I just had to share! With the tragedy of what is happening in Ferguson right now, the news is reelingContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Dawn Parrott

CakeFu Masters Training: Dawn Parrott

This week’s training is going to be a must see! Dawn Parrott will be sharing an amazing technique from her winning cake. Dawn is a Certified working Pastry Chef and the 2014 OSSAS Grand National Wedding Division Grand Prize winner! Click Here To Watch Chef Dawn is an accomplished award winning cake designer living in HoustonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Chrissie Boon

CakeFu Masters Training: Chrissie Boon

This week we are excited to have Chrissie Boon with us again. Chrissie Boon has been around the art of baking & cakes all of her life, and it is her passion! Her work has been featured in many top cake design and wedding magazines. Click Here To Watch When not hosting or judging cakeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

WARNING! Are you at risk at having your Facebook Page deleted?

WARNING! Are you at risk at having your Facebook Page deleted?

Facebook is a huge part of business networking for many cake decorators. Imagine if you woke up one morning to find that Facebook has delete your personal Facebook page. You lost not only access to your personal friends but also your cake friends and important clients. And to top it all off, since you don’t haveContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Autumn Carpenter

CakeFu Masters Training: Autumn Carpenter

Our next CakeFu training is with the very talented and accomplished Autumn Carpenter. Autumn Carpenter began her passion for all things cookie, cake, and candy while working beside her grandmother and mother at a very young age. Autumn’s early passion of decorating has evolved into a love of sharing the craft by writing books, teaching,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Amelia Carbine

CakeFu Masters Training: Amelia Carbine

Once in a while a cake decorating product is created that I find absolutely genius. One of those amazing products is made by the amazing Chef Dominic Palazzolo of Marvelous Molds. Marvelous Molds have always been top of the line when it comes to mold making. Click Here To Watch There are a lot ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

100th CakeFu Training Celebration: List of Winners

100th CakeFu Training Celebration: List of Winners

We had a fun 100th CakeFu Training celebration full of wonderful giveaways from a group of amazing vendors. Thank you all for making CakeFu the success that is has been. We look forward to many more trainings in the years to come. As promised, here is a list of all of the winners. Make sureContinue ReadingContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Lindy Smith

CakeFu Masters Training: Lindy Smith

This week’s training is going to be something special. We have the legendary Lindy Smith here to share some very elegant cookie designs. Lindy Smith is one of the UK’s leading cake designers. Click Here To Watch She has published fourteen books including the internationally best-selling ‘Contemporary cake decorating bible’ and the Gourmand award winningContinue ReadingContinue Reading

100th CakeFu Masters Training: Amelia Carbine

100th CakeFu Masters Training: Amelia Carbine

It’s here! The 100th training is happening tomorrow! I am beyond excited and am so proud of this moment. CakeFu has brought years of sharing quality tips, tricks and techniques. Click Here To Watch Our blog has been a wonderful source for finding great information and the Masters Trainings have now provided 100 hours ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

CakeFu 100th Training Giveaway

CakeFu 100th Training Giveaway

So today is the day that we start the giveaway process for our 100th …….ONE HUNDREDTH training! 100 hours of cake decorating instructions from so many amazing cake artists. I can’t believe it’s here! It has been such a long and wonderful road and I am so grateful that I’ve had so many people withContinue ReadingContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Series: Amber Adamson

CakeFu Masters Series: Amber Adamson

It’s not ver often that I find a technique that I haven’t seen before. But sometimes someone’s genius brain comes up with a solution to a problem and it sticks. Well that genius happens to be Amber Adamson of Top Tier Cakes for All Occasions. Amber created a technique she likes to call Amber’s CreamyContinue ReadingContinue Reading

A Special Wedding Cake for my Little Brother

A Special Wedding Cake for my Little Brother

In the custom cake industry, we do our best to make every cake special to our clients. It’s just one of the many things that makes our cakes more appealing than assembly line cookie cutter cakes. Well, every once in a while, we have the privilege of making a cake that means a lot to usContinue Reading

CakeFu is Celebrating! Here’s why. . .

CakeFu is Celebrating! Here’s why. . .

I don’t normally start talking about a training more than a week ahead of time because I want to focus on the training at hand. But I am so excited about this training that I just have to share my excitement!! I have been at this CakeFu thing for quite some time now. There haveContinue ReadingContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Amelia Carbine

CakeFu Masters Training: Amelia Carbine

With 14 years of cake decorating experience and a couple of top ranking national awards, I’ve had the chance to practice and refine quite a few cake decorating techniques. One of my all time favorite techniques is in working with chocolate transfers. First, they are quick to dry. Second, they look amazing, Third, well…. it’sContinue Reading

Craftsy Class Feature: Clean and Simple Cake Design

Craftsy Class Feature: Clean and Simple Cake Design

There are a bunch of Craftsy classes out there and they are all great classes. But there is a reason why Clean and Simple Cake Designs by Jessica Harris is a best selling class. Jessica Harris single handedly revolutionized cake decorating with her clean design technique. When I first started seeing cakes with such clean yetContinue Reading

Up to 50% Off On Food and Cake Decorating Classes

Up to 50% Off On Food and Cake Decorating Classes

Right now Craftsy’s best-selling classes are on sale for one week only! You can save up to 50% off on Food and Cake Decorating classes taught by some of the world’s best instructors. Once you purchase a class, it’s yours to enjoy forever. Every class comes with a money-back satisfaction guarantee. We all know how amazingContinue Reading

Threadcakes: The Coolest Cake Competition on the Internet

Threadcakes: The Coolest Cake Competition on the Internet

Are you ready for an epic online cake competition? In the last 13 years that I have been making cakes, I have been able to enter and attend a few cake decorating competitions. It hasn’t been as many as I would like to go to. There are kids and finances and schedules and work thatContinue Reading

Bakeries That Rise Above for Special ‘Kneads’ Employees

Bakeries That Rise Above for Special ‘Kneads’ Employees

You might have a bakery and you might not. You might dream of one day owning a bakery. Today I want to feature a few bakery owners. These bakery owners are not just your ordinary bakery. They are not the typical dream bakery either. There is something very special that sets these bakeries above manyContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Jennifer Dontz

CakeFu Masters Training: Jennifer Dontz

Have you been wondering about that beautiful sugar lace and how it’s done? Sugar lace is a very popular style right now and if you know the right way to do it, it’s really easy to do too. Jennifer Dontz will be teaching just about everything you need to know about sugar lace. Jennifer’s work hasContinue Reading

CakeFu Masters Training: Erica OBrien

CakeFu Masters Training: Erica OBrien

This week we have an amazingly talented cake artist joining us for another great free training! Erica OBrien discovered cake design quite by accident in 1995 and immediately fell in love with the craft. After moving to California in 2006, she launched her custom cake design business, Erica OBrien Cake Design, and quickly gained national recognition.Continue Reading