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A stack of sugar tea cups on top of a finished cake

gumpaste tea cup

Adding a gumpaste tea cup to a cake for a tea party or Mother’s Day is such a cute touch! They look so beautiful and impressive- no one will believe they are edible, which makes them a fun conversation piece. They are not difficult at all to do, but you’ll […]

wine crate cake

This wine crate cake is such a fun and impressive design! And I promise, it’s much easier than it looks. It takes some time, so the thing to do is spread things out over several days. If you’ve got a wine lover in your life, this is a no brainer…they […]

ghost Mickey cake

I love Halloween! But I’m much more into the cute side than the gruesome one. Gimme a fat little fieldmouse in a pumpkin costume before a zombie, any day! My favorite Halloween decoration is a popcorn bucket I got at Disneyland years ago. Making a ghost Mickey cake based on […]

Halloween fun cake

I had *such* a great time putting this cake together! It’s pure Halloween fun in cake form. There are a few different components going on, but they are all fun to do. Plus, you can just pick one or two and it will still be so cute! To learn how […]

pumpkins and ghosties

Learn how to make the pumpkins and ghosties for my Halloween fun cake! Everything about this, I just love! It will make such a fab centerpiece for any Halloween related shindig you’re having. To learn how to do the lollipops , click here. To put everything together, click here! cute […]

apple pie Mickey apple cake

Once I had the idea for a caramel apple cake I literally couldn’t choose between a classic one with sprinkles, and my ultimate favorite Disney treat, an apple pie Mickey apple. Hence two cakes (I can be a bit extreme, ha!). Obviously I had to use applesauce cake, but I […]

caramel apple cake

I’m so in love with these cakes! I was thinking about Halloween treats and since caramel apples are my number one fave I thought how cute would a caramel apple cake be? Side note: close second is my amazing caramel corn which I can’t make very often because I Eat. […]

easy lollipops and streamers

These easy lollipops and streamers are some of the most fun things to make ever! And they’re a quick and easy way to add fun and movement to lots of different designs. for fondant lollipops: You’ll need: fondant in whatever colors you’re using (today I’m doing a Halloween color story) […]

kawaii chewbacca

Join me in making this adorable kawaii (redundant, I know) chewie! Perfect for any Star Wars fan, but this simple technique can be adapted for many characters. you’ll need: Chewie clip art fondant (medium brown, dark brown and grey) fondant roller dresden tool scaplel or x-acto knife foam tipped sugar […]

An wreath of gumpaste autumn leaves and marzipan acorns

how to make autumn leaves for cakes

made with edible gumpaste What could be more evocative of fall then a wreath of autumn leaves? I loooove how these look on a cake, and bonus: making fall leaves for cakes is fun and easy! Click here for a scrumptious applesauce cake recipe, and here for an amazing salted […]