Topsy Turvy Cake Video 1- INTRO

Topsy Turvy Cake Introduction

VIDEO: Topsy Turvy Cake Tutorial – Intro This is part 1 of 4 In this segment, I explain the function of counterbalance and demonstrate how to cut and prepare cardboard circles in preparation for carving and frosting a topsy turvy … Continue reading

Valentine’s Inspiration 2 – Bakery Tricks

Valentine's Heart Cakes

VIDEO: Valentine’s Heart Cakes – Bakery Recipes & How-To Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! Here is an example of how I made three different kinds of cakes using one kind of heart mold at a commercial bakery. LINK: Freezing Cakes Video NOTE: This … Continue reading

Why Cake Fillings Bulge – Top 5 Reasons & Solutions

Why Cake Fillings Bulge, Top 5 Reasons Plus Solutions

Watch the VIDEO version: Why Cake Fillings Bulge VIDEO SERIES LINK: How to Fill Layer Cakes in the Pan Video Transcript Fillings that bulge are like the unwanted muffin tops of the layer cake world, am I right? Why does it happen and … Continue reading

New Layer Cake Video Series – Part 2 – Filling and Depanning

Cake Filling Method

Cake Filling Method – Filling & De-panning This is PART 2 of an updated video series on layer cake filling.Link to PART 1: Freezing Cake Link to PART 3: Condensation BB Bakes Sugar Art HEAT GUN HACKThis video is demonstration on how to build … Continue reading

New Layer Cake Video Series – Part 1 – Freezing Cake

Part 1 Cake Filling Method - Freezing Cakes

Cake Filling Method – Freezing Cakes This is PART 1 of an updated video series on layer cake filling. Link to Part 2: Filling & Depanning Cakes Link to PART 3: Condensation This video is an introduction to building stable layer cakes in the … Continue reading

Layer Cake Filling Recipes

Layer Cake Fillings Recipes

I have gotten so many questions about my cake filling recipes that I finally decided to share the formulas here on this website! This article presents a streamlined menu that includes 10 cake filling variations based on two buttercream frosting recipes. … Continue reading

Doll Cake Video Tutorial

This is a five part 3D princess doll cake tutorial with 5 short videos (10 minutes total) demonstrating various techniques with buttercream frosting and modeling chocolate. Click below to access the >>Princess Doll Cake Video Tutorial << Click below to access the … Continue reading

How to Freeze Cake

How to Freeze Cake

Have you ever heard the myth that “freezing cakes is bad?” It’s not true! The freezer is a great tool for cake making, especially when it comes to the engineering of tiered wedding cakes or sculpted cake designs. Here’s how professional bakers freeze cakes … Continue reading

How to Fill Layer Cakes Video

How to Fill Layer Cakes by WIcked Goodies

This is a video extension of my blog tutorial, How to Fill Layer Cakes, in which I demonstrate the professional bakery method of building layer cakes in pans. This technique yields solid puck and brick-shaped cakes that are super easy to … Continue reading

How to Make a Booby Cake

Breast Wishes Cake by Wicked Goodies

I made this booby cake decorated with smooth buttercream and modeling chocolate for a fundraising event in honor my friend, Laura, who is winning a fight against breast cancer. Go, Laura! It was a huge cake – each boob was … Continue reading

How to Make an Owl Cake

How to Make an Owl Cake by Wicked Goodies

No carving involved! How wise is that? It’s a 3D owl cake, baked in a bowl. Here is how to do it. This cake involves modeling chocolate and piped buttercream cake frosting. Items Needed Half sphere cake, roughly crumb coated (crumb coat … Continue reading

How to Make a Half Sphere Cake

How to Make a Half Sphere Cake by Wicked Goodies

The beauty of the half sphere cake is that it can be baked in such a way that no carving is needed. Here is an owl cake, a fish cake, a beach ball cake, and breast wishes cake, all made from … Continue reading

How to Slice Cake Layers

How to Slice Cake Layers - Wicked Goodies

Many people slice cake layers by sawing with the knife. However that back-and-forth motion often leads to jagged, uneven layers. There are many awkward gadgets out there for sawing cake when the truth is, all that’s needed is a long serrated … Continue reading

Zoo Animal Cupcakes

Zoo Animal Cupcakes by Wicked Goodies

Here, rolled modeling chocolate is combined with both buttercream frosting and piped chocolate to make doe-eyed zoo animal cupcakes. Note that where fondant may be used for these designs, modeling chocolate is much better suited for popping in the mouth. I like to make filled cupcakes. With … Continue reading

How to Release a Layer Cake from a Pan

How to Fill Cakes by Wicked Goodies

VIDEO: How to Release a Layer Cake from a Pan FURTHER EXPLANATION: This tutorial is an extension of my cake filling method: Releasing a frozen cake from a the pan is not unlike wrestling with a Jell-O mold. Fortunately, a cold … Continue reading