Mmmm….cake! What could be more delicious and sweeter than cake? We’ve found you some of the best cake decorating websites, perfect for making that kids birthday party cake, baby shower cake or other special cake you’d like to create.
Whether you’re brand new to cake decorating and baking or you’re an experienced baker, you’ll find something helpful at these fun cake decorating websites. Enjoy!
Wilton Cake Decorating Advice
Decorate beautiful cakes
Find the best cake decorating tips here, ideal to help you create that beautiful (and delicious!) cake at home. One of the best features at this website are the fun videos that show step-by-step instruction for specific cakes and decorating methods. You’ll find good basic lessons (royal icing for example) ideal for someone who is new to cake decorating or needs a good refresher. Making a cake for someone who can’t have sugar? Check out their link to a big list of recipes for cakes for diabetics.
All about cakes
This is a big website, entirely dedicated to the sweet subject of cake. You’ll find a large forum to connect with others to talk about baking your favorite sweet dessert and share recipes and tips. Read recipes and articles. Visit the chat groups or enter one of their fun contests. Check out their great tutorials, dedicated to popular cake topics such as specialty cakes and sugar work.
All about cakes http://cakecentral.com/
Wedding Cakes for You
Beautiful Wedding Cakes
This website is run by a professional wedding cake baker and you’ll find tons of tips on how to make a beautiful wedding cake. It’s the ideal website to visit if you’re tempted to make a DIY wedding cake for that next family wedding or you just love making cakes. Cake bakers will enjoy the free download “10 Great Wedding Cake Tips for You” when subscribing to the website’s newsletter. There are lots and lots of links to services. Also a directory to help brides and bakers. Check out the sharing sections that include stories about baking (one wedding cake baker tip: get enough sleep!). This website simply has a fun feeling for the subject of wedding cake baking that ordinarily can put the typical bride through lots of stress and hassle. Visit this website to be introduced to fun of baking your wedding cake.
Wedding Cakes http://www.wedding-cakes-for-you.com/
American Cake Decorating
Cake decorating tips and ideas
American Cake Decorating welcomes amateurs and professionals alike. Visit their Idea Gallery for lovely, delicious cake inspiration for your next cake. A great How To section offers step by step instructions, including how to make fondant lace. Check out their Featured Demo, the day we visited it was Spring Blooms, how to create 3D flowers and leaves on your cake. A chocolate section helps any cake baker understand how to use chocolate with their cake. The Featured Product section shows you how to use different products. A fun cake decorating website that looks like one of your favorite cooking magazines, with lots of pictures and great instruction.
American Cake Decorating http://www.americancakedecorating.com/
Inspired by Chocolate and Cakes
Lovely cake decorating ideas!
Visit and enjoy peeking over the shoulder to read the notebook of a professional cake designer. While pictures are small, they are abundant. Some cakes, like teapots and teddy bears, may be for those with some carving and fondant experience, but the large number of ideas makes this site a good springboard for ideas. The beginner may feel intimidated by some of the decorative cakes, or inspired by the creativity. Inspired by Chocolate and Cakes has a wealth of ideas for christenings and baptisms, and a fresh take on special occasions that aren’t traditional holidays. Comments rather than directions provide a good starting point for fresh, colorful ideas. Some of designs appear to have their inspiration in the looks of the party invitation.
Coolest Birthday Cakes
Cool and fun birthday cakes
This website has a wonderful scrapbook of homemade cakes. Bakers submit photos and a brief or more expansive comment that may include the inspiration for the cake, stages of work, tips for materials, and the occasion for which the cake was made. One baker included a photo of her dog so that viewers could see how close she came in creating a cake likeness. Cute and fun! Great if you have the germ of an idea and want a feel for what creative do-it-yourselfer might have done with it. Lots of categories. No recipes but lots of tips.
Fun birthday cake http://www.coolest-birthday-cakes.com/
Cake Decorating Corner
Helpful cake decorating tips
Another reader-driven site, this one includes recipes from readers as well as some from the site manager. Every subject is a little different. There may be more or less editorial contribution, depending on the subject. Readers talk about occasions for which cakes were made, offer tips. Good sidebar directories let you find your way around easily. Lots of pictures of yummy cakes and fun contests.
Cake decorating tips http://www.cake-decorating-corner.com/cake-recipes.html