Killer Cakes – Issue #135

Posted on Jun 13 2016


Sometimes you need a cake in a hurry. This is especially true of cake decorators, but it can happen to anyone–your child comes in and needs a cake for the bake sale, you remember that special someone’s birthday at the last minute.out of the oven and onto the counter

In this article, Wendy McGowan shows us how to cool our cake quickly. Read it here!


Killer Cakes – Issue #133

Posted on May 02 2016


I found this adorable fondant raccoon tutorial from Cake Duchess and wanted to share it with you. Cake Duchess has lots of other tutorials online as well.


Killer Cakes – Issue 127

Posted on Jan 25 2016


If you’ve become enamored of the adult coloring book craze, then you’re well aware of mandalas. Well, now you can recreate one in buttercream on your cake. See the tutorial below, and tune into Cake Style’s YouTube channel for additional tutorials!

Killer Cakes – Issue 126

Posted on Jan 11 2016


Would you like to start 2016 off with free cake decorating classes taught by professionals like Joshua John Russell? Then learn more–and sign up–HERE!

Also, if you’re gearing up for award season and would like to learn how to make a stiletto shoe cake topper, check out the video below from Lisa Mansour of New York Cake.

Killer Cakes #121

Posted on Oct 19 2015


Yolanda is at it again! Today she’s showing us what to do with scraps from carved cakes.

Killer Cakes – Issue #114

Posted on Jun 15 2015


Today I want to share this wonderful instructional video from Liz Larson. Please enjoy it!

Killer Cakes – Issue #109

Posted on Mar 23 2015


Our special guest today is the Cake Boss, Buddy Valastro!


Killer Cakes – Issue #103

Posted on Dec 01 2014


It’s the holiday season, and many of us will be doing some entertaining. I wanted to share this chocolate lace doily tutorial with you. Julia Usher uses the doilies to plate desserts, but I think they’d make beautiful cake toppers too.

Killer Cakes – Issue #101

Posted on Nov 03 2014


Just in case you’re planning a Thanksgiving party (here in the U.S.), or attending some other sort of fall festival where a turkey cake would be fun, here is a cool tutorial for you.

And how about these adorable turkey cake pops?

If you make either of these, please post your results!

Killer Cakes – Issue 90

Posted on May 05 2014


Mother’s Day is getting close, so I wanted to share these beautiful “tea party” cakes from Cake Central withtea-set1-300x400 you. There are some really great cake photos to inspire you if you’re planning to make a cake for your mom or grandmother for Mother’s Day.

 This video tutorial is also from Cake Central. It teaches you how to create delicate cross-stitch designs on your cakes and cookies. Get step-by-step instructions here.