These quick (and impressive) desserts are the perfect Halloween party treats. Follow along as cake artist Rachael Teufel shares creative ideas for autumn-themed chocolate bark as well as spooky mini cakes.
Re-create your favorite DC super heroes in the form of dazzling desserts! Join cookie artist and comic book fan Stephanie Kappel as she creates an array of character cookies for the ultimate super hero party. Whether you're an experienced decorator or just love comics, you'll find something sweet to sink your teeth into.
Grab the kids and master the basics of cake decorating alongside the Man About Cake himself, Joshua John Russell, and his trusty sidekick, Gus the Sock Puppet. Together, they’ll teach you the skills you need to create a radical rainbow birthday cake. And, you’ll get tips and inspiration for your next cake creation.
Whether they’re posing for a treat or adorning a cake, dogs bring a smile and sense of joy that’s always worth celebrating. Join award-winning sugar artist Etty van Urk, better known as the Cake Dutchess, and learn to make edible canine cake toppers along with some fun accessories such as bones, bandanas and more. Using basic shapes and easy-to-follow techniques, you’ll be able to recreate your favorite doggos for any occasion.
Decorate adorable cookie collections all year long! Cookie designer Anne Yorks shares her secrets to working with color, texture and font for gorgeous platters that'll delight your guests any time of the year.
Normally we’d hazard against lighting a fire in the desert, but we’ll make an exception for these absolutely adorable cactus candles from Meri Meri. With three unique designs (two candles of each), you can easily bring the succulent garden trend to any celebration—without the worry of getting pricked.
Level-up your cake (literally!) with this set of 16 extra-long candles from Meri Meri. The height adds elegance while the silver adds shine, and near-invisible plastic holders help stabilize these feats of waxen architecture. Suffice it to say, these are the ultimate finishing touch.
Candles: good. Star-shaped candles: great. Star-shaped candles that are also sparklers? The absolute best. With gold glitter that turns into a sparkler when lit, this candle may not be the easiest to blow out, but we think the guest of honor will be starstruck all the same.
Star light, star bright, help me dress up my cake tonight! This set of 12 cake topper stars from Meri Meri is made from gold glitter embedded in acrylic for an authentically twinkly effect. Use them on individual pastries, or create a constellation effect on a full-size cake. Either way, they’re a wish come true.
Hip hip hooray! This gorgeous cake topper from Meri Meri works for any type of celebration—birthday, bridal shower, new job, Saturday—and that’s what makes it extra special. The cheer is spelled out with clear iridescent acrylic, and the toppers are embellished with silver and colorful twine, making it festive for everything and everybody.
Whether your celebration is nautical or patriotic (or something in between), the blue cupcake kit from Meri Meri is sure to make your heart sing. With four styles of cupcake liners (royal blue stripes, teal stripes, grey stars, and green stars) and silver glitter star toppers, this kit will make your ‘cakes look high-style in no time flat.
We’re hard-pressed to think of any pairing prettier than flowers and pastries, and now you can bring them together as one with the Flower Bouquet cupcake kit from Meri Meri. The 12 flower toppers come in three designs of carefully crafted crepe paper, and they absolutely bloom atop the accompanying gold foil baking liners.
Sure, you could get a certain number of birthday candles to signify the guest of honor’s age. But that may be too revealing (or potentially cause a fire hazard). Instead, opt for this luxe, two-wick, oversized candle that age-agnostically declares “Happy Birthday” in vibrant, multicolored script.
It’s not a birthday celebration until someone arrives with a platter of cupcakes, and this kit from Meri Meri ensures they will catch everyone’s eye. With 48 cupcake liners in four colorways and 24 gold mylar tassel toppers, this kit leaves no doubt that the party has started.
A baby shower is sort of a last hurrah before the realities of parenting set in. So make sure the celebration is extra fun and sparkly with this beautiful bunting cake topper. With pastel shapes, bright neon tassels, and neutral lettering, this “BABY” garland may just make her cry. (Although that could be the hormones.)
Steps of eating a cupcake: 1. Bite off the top with all the pretty frosting. 2. Stare at the sad stump that was left behind. If you want to end that cycle, dress the bottoms to be as cute as the tops with these charming pastel cupcake liners from Meri Meri. With 100 cases in a variety of colors, these liners will help you stand out for many celebrations to come.
Want to double down on the magic of birthday wishes? Add this cake topper to your celebration! The glittery-gold shooting star with a rainbow ribbon tail adds color, fun, and whimsy—and, of course, a bonus wish for the candle-blower!
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!
This skull cake will make you scream because it's aaahhh-dorable. It's a pretty pop-punk take on Halloween, and so easy you can make it in an afternoon. The best part? You can create the whole thing without any molds!
Take your treats up a notch and top 'em with roses — strawberry roses. It's a fun (not to mention gorgeous) addition for anything that traditionally calls for strawberries — on a fruit plate, as a cupcake or cake topper, even as a garnish for pancakes, waffles or oatmeal. This tutorial features an ombré cake, but feel free to use your imagination!
Thanksgiving is fast approaching, and it's time to talk turkey — cake pops, that is. Whether you prefer your birds with feathers and wattles, or want to recreate that famous main dish, we've got the perfect pop for you. Our reco: try the classic round version first, then the sculpted sweet for a truly terrific Turkey Day.
The air is crisp, the leaves are falling and it's the perfect day to stay inside and bake. Cupcake toppers designed to look like beautiful mums and fallen leaves are the perfect way to add some seasonality to your sweets.
Got leftover dough from making a Halloween cake? Instead of throwing it out, mash it up and turn it into scarily good cake pops. These bites are easy and fun to make, so start mashing up those sheet cakes and break out the buttercream — it's time to get poppin'.
Gimme some brains! For those who love the gorier side of Halloween (or are just really into The Return of the Living Dead), you can make cupcakes that any zombie would love to munch on. And it's all done with simple piping!
This spooky season, celebrate with a classic Halloween staple: ghosts! The best ones are obviously made of cake (hello, you can actually eat them), and they're incredibly easy to make — even if you've never tried forming different shapes. Get ready to have a scary good time!
We're all for getting your hands dirty (or in this case, coated in sugar). Getting all up in it is the best way to master any new skill. But there are some lessons that you really don’t need to learn the hard way. So we asked a few professional decorators to spill the secrets they wish they’d known from the get-go.