1h 46min beginner

Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Bluprint to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.

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Episode descriptions

Grocery Store Cake Remake
1. Episode: Grocery Store Cake Remake
11min

MAC is back, and so is Brandon! Watch as the crew challenges JJR to spruce up a few store-bought cakes and turn them into one of his show-stopping creations. You can totally try this yourself!

Coloring Book Cake
2. Episode: Coloring Book Cake
12min

CUTENESS ALERT: MAC superfan Rafa just turned 5! And to celebrate the big occasion, he joins JJR to create a coloring book birthday cake of his favorite things. Plus, you'll see a special guest appearance from Gus the sock puppet, voiced by Brandon!

Rainbow Cake to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
3. Episode: Rainbow Cake to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
11min

Follow the (MAC) rainbow for a sweet surprise! JJR celebrates St. Patrick's Day by making two vanilla cakes with rainbow buttercream, connected with a gum paste rainbow and finished with cotton candy clouds.

DIY Ice Cream Cone Cake
4. Episode: DIY Ice Cream Cone Cake
13min

In this MAC Challenge, the crew surprises JJR with a mystery box of supplies to use for his cake. (Spoiler alert: It's actually a Bluprint Cake Decorating Box.) Watch as he creates a magnificent mint-chocolate ice cream-themed cake that anyone can pull off.

"Shahs of Sunset" Wedding Cake
5. Episode: "Shahs of Sunset" Wedding Cake
12min

Wedding bells are ringing on the set of Man About Cake! JJR recreates a mini version of the wedding cake he made for "Shahs of Sunset" star Mercedes "MJ" Javid. Check out this beauty that's finished with stunning sugar flowers and gold piping galore. "Shahs of Sunset" footage courtesy of Bravo.

Marble Cake Stand & Mirror Glaze Cake
6. Episode: Marble Cake Stand & Mirror Glaze Cake
12min

JJR is a man of many talents. And this week, he can add "cake stand builder" to the list. This DIY marble resin cake stand and mirror glaze cake make for one show-stopping display.

Hand-Painted Hero Cake
7. Episode: Hand-Painted Hero Cake
15min

Do you have a favorite cake artist? (Besides the Man About Cake, of course!) This week, JJR pays homage to his cake hero, Margaret Braun, by using her designs to create a tapered chocolate ganache cake with fondant polka dots, marzipan fruit and lots of piping with royal icing.

Bravo’s Project Runway-Inspired Fashion Cake
8. Episode: Bravo’s Project Runway-Inspired Fashion Cake
17min

When JJR's not creating cakes, he’s getting into fashion. In this MAC season finale, he uses inspiration from his favorite TV show, Bravo's "Project Runway," to sketch and build a fashion-forward cake with the help of a special (and very stylish) guest!

Bonus: JJR's Music Video
9. Episode: Bonus: JJR's Music Video
3min

JJR and Gus pump up the jam!

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Joshua John Russell
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Joshua John Russell
Joshua John Russell
Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Bluprint to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.
Joshua John Russell
Joshua John Russell
Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Bluprint to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.
Joshua John Russell
Joshua John Russell
Sink your teeth into current cake decorating trends! In the Man About Cake series, originally on YouTube, Joshua John Russell partners with Bluprint to deliver incredible tips for creating modern edible masterpieces. Each week, he decorates an original cake, shares his favorite recipes and gives pointers for designing like a pro.
1. Episode: Grocery Store Cake Remake 11min
3. Episode: Rainbow Cake to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 11min
4. Episode: DIY Ice Cream Cone Cake 13min
5. Episode: "Shahs of Sunset" Wedding Cake 12min
6. Episode: Marble Cake Stand & Mirror Glaze Cake 12min
7. Episode: Hand-Painted Hero Cake 15min
8. Episode: Bravo’s Project Runway-Inspired Fashion Cake 17min
9. Episode: Bonus: JJR's Music Video 3min

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