Sculpted Cakes
Intricately sculpted cakes often have a surprise inside: rice cereal treats. Swapping traditional batter for these crispy treats provides structure and strength to modeled cakes that you just can't get with fondant and modeling chocolate alone. And the best part is, the method you use to sculpt the cake afterward isn't that different than when you sculpt a traditional batter-filled cake.
Wendy McGowan
Have you seen the ah-mazingly realistic amethyst cake that's gone viral? We simply couldn't stop thinking about this cake, so we asked the designers and Bluprint instructor Rachael Teufel to tell us more about her jaw-dropping creation. Read on to hear Rachael's inspiration for the cake and to find out how to get a step-by-step tutorial to make your own geode cake!
Kristin Doherty
Want to add some drama to your cake? Find out how to use gum paste and modeling chocolate to create dramatic shadow patterns.
Finish off your cake with stunning (and edible) wafer paper flowers! Rachael shares her secrets to designing and coloring lifelike orchids.
Now it's time to stack your individual tiers and build your cake. Rachael discusses sticking points and shares troubleshooting tips to make sure it all comes together seamlessly.
See how easy it is to create realistic concrete texture with Rachael's grated fondant technique. Then, learn to make gorgeous ganache drip accents painted with a vibrant shimmer.
Get started by planning out your cake, from the base structure to the internal workings that make the magical pour-through possible.
Ready to push your limits and impress party guests with an over-the-top cake design you can't find anywhere else? This wow-worthy wedding cake by Rachael Teufel has interior pipes so you can pour champagne (or other drinks) through it! Rachael shows you how to build it step by step, along with other eye-catching cake decor. Now you can have your cake and sip from it, too.
Rachael Teufel
Rachael Teufel
It may look like a legit pumpkin, but instead of the messy, stringy insides you'll only find sugar and buttercream. That's right: we put a sweet spin on our favorite fall gourd, sculpting a pumpkin-shaped cake that's sure to impress a crowd. Your turn!
Wendy McGowan
Game of Thrones fans, rejoice! The show's much-anticipated eighth (and final!) season is upon us. Need a distraction to fill the seemingly endless hours until the premiere? Here's an idea: make a cake. If you're not sure where to start, this collection of incredible Game of Thrones treats will get you going.
Jessie Oleson Moore
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