Wedding season is here, naturally leaving us with thoughts of weekends away, cocktail dresses, the perfect nude heels and sky-high cakes dancing in our heads. While many may choose to have a local bakery create their wedding cake, a homemade cake is the ultimate personal touch to make a wedding feel more intimate. Whether you’re thinking of baking one for your own special day or for a dear friend, we’re here to show you how easy it is to make a lovely tiered wedding cake yourself.
When it comes time to celebrate, bust open the bubbly and throw a champagne brunch! Check out some of our favorite boozy, bubbly desserts to delight your guests or impress your hosts, and let us know if you have any signature champagne desserts for festive summer gatherings! Be sure to check out our Brunch page for more recipes and inspiration!
GOOOOOAAAAAAAAL! This weekend, the world’s most popular sport is put on center stage as nations compete in an international soccer tournament to vie for the title of world champion. Every four years, fans from around the globe cheer on their home country in what has become the most-watched sporting event in the world. If you’re a soccer fan and want to show off your decorating skills at a viewing party or summer BBQ, try your hand at piping grass onto your cupcakes and score big with your party guests!
Now that summer is fast-approaching, the sun is out and we’re looking forward to all the beauty that sunshine brings. At the top of our list are floral desserts – specifically big, bright, beautiful sunflowers! Made using two common decorating tips, these sunflower cupcakes are great for beginning decorators and are a fun way to brighten up your summer celebration!
Happy June! We know the first day of summer is a few weeks away but we’re celebrating like it’s already here! On this unofficial First Friday of summer we ‘re sharing our recipe for our stellar sangria cupcakes, combining one of our favorite summer drinks with one of our favorite all-time desserts. This delightful pairing of fruit infused wine and citrus cake mix will be a favorite for summertime BBQs and birthday parties alike!
At first glance, fondant and gum paste appear very similar. They are both soft doughs that can be kneaded and used for cake decorating. But don’t be fooled, these two cake decorating mediums are actually quite different. Let’s take a look at what distinguishes these two!
Adding buttercream succulents to your birthday cake or favorite dessert is a great way to turn a simple sweet into a trendy treat! Use variegated natural colors to impress your guests and really bring these edible plants to life!
If we had a nickel for every time someone asked us this question! If you’ve ever baked a pie from scratch or made our buttercream frosting for the first time, you might have found yourself wondering the same thing or what you can use as a substitute. We asked our test kitchen to give us the 411 on this mysterious ingredient.
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