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Let’s Bake Naked!

Well, not literally. Baking naked sounds like a good way to get some embarrassing injuries. What we’re actually talking about are naked cakes! Barely there frosting was once only seen by bakers between as a crumb coat before the final layer of frosting was added, but now naked cakes have moved from verified trend to …

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Edible Cookie Dough!

Everyone loves cookies! Well-baked, fresh baked, no-bakes… and, if we’re going to be completely honest, UNbaked! Now as professional bakers, of course we pride ourselves on our well-baked, fresh baked cookies! (And we’re still suckers for a good batch of no-bakes.) But who doesn’t remember baking with mom or grandma and snitching bites of UNbaked …

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Cake AND Dress? Why Choose Both?

When it’s time to plan your wedding, it’s difficult to say which decision is more agonizing, choosing your cake or choosing your dress. The whole experience would be less stressful if you could just choose one or the other… And maybe you can. British designer Emma Jayne recently saw her stunning creation go viral, and …

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Wedding Cake Trends for 2017!

To a certain extent, wedding cake trends are predictable. For starters, the most traditional white tiered cakes never go out of style. And while other trends change year by year, you can anticipate them by watching wedding dress trends. Weddings tend to hold a theme and , consciously or not, many brides’ dresses are reflected …

Fall Flair!

When we say “fall”, what do you think about? Sure there’s football and hoodies, hot chocolate and bonfires. But for most of us, the first image that comes to mind when we hear “fall” is color! And it turns out, autumn-hued wedding cakes are trending. Via bestofnj: While the idea of falling leaves and darker …

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  Did you know that cookies can change the world?!? OK… maybe not the whole world. But they may exert some small influence over America.   It’s time for the traditional (well, since 1992 anyway) Presidential Cookie Poll, formerly known as the First Lady Cookie Bake-off. This particular bake-off is like any other you’ve joined …

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Over the Top Wedding Cakes!

Wedding cakes range from simple to sophisticated… from easy to intricate… from down-to-earth to over-the-top. Today’s newlyweds have a growing appetite for dramatic, unusual creations made with anything from macarons to chocolate sprinkles, all crafted for breathtaking effect. Now we bring you some truly amazing cakes, via Daily Mail and Brides, and they are indeed …

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Smash Cakes… for Grownups!

  We see a lot of things on the internet that we just don’t understand. Now, that’s not always a bad thing. We don’t understand exactly how an internal combustion engine works. But we don’t need to and we don’t really care. We just get in the car, turn the key, and drive to where …

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Ten Trends for Summer Wedding Cakes!

  Summer is wedding season, and that means wedding cake season. And just like everything else, wedding cakes fashion goes through trends and fads. One recent trend is non-traditional cakes. In fact, they’re so non-traditional, they’re not even made of cake! Elite Daily has a collection of some of the quirkiest we’ve seen. The list …

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