Cake Order Fail

Cake Business Order Fail

Video: Cake Order FailIn the bakery business, we get all kinds of weird phone calls. Every once in awhile, we get one from the type of customer who just doesn’t understand the laws of physics or the limitations of cake. Here’s an example of … Continue reading

Topsy Turvy Cake Video 4 – DOWELING

How to Dowel a Topsy Turvy Cake

Video: Topsy Turvy Cake Tutorial 4 – DOWELING This is part 4 of 4 In this segment, I demonstrate how to measure and insert wooden dowels for a topsy turvy cake frosted with buttercream. Related Links Part 1: Intro Part 2: Carving Part 3: Frosting … Continue reading

Video: Stacking Cakes with Wood Dowels

How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cake Assembly

Here is a two part video series demonstrating how to use wood dowels in stacked cake assembly. This may be applied to the construction of wedding cakes, multi-tiered cakes, birthday cakes, or any cake that has multiple components. Click below to … 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

Choco-Willy

How to Make a Penis Cake Decoration

WARNING! ***Naughty Cake Tutorial Alert*** Here is a free video tutorial on how to make a chocolate cock cake topper. No real body parts are shown however there are some graphic photos of edible willies. Click below to check out my >> Chocolate … Continue reading

How to Make a Boat Cake

How to Make a Boat Cake by Wicked Goodies

This 3D cake adventure involves modeling chocolate, piped chocolate, malt balls, buttercream frosting, dowel infrastructure, carved cake construction, and Pepperidge Farm Pirouette Rolled Wafers. This boat wedding cake was designed for a couple that met at the 2009 San Diego Singles Conference on a … Continue reading

How to Make a Car Cake

How to Make a Car Cake by Wicked Goodies

The classic car is a wildly popular cake design for groom’s cakes, men’s birthday cakes, and father’s day cakes. This tutorial demonstrates how to make an easy 3D car cake with minimal carving. This particular groom’s cake was customized for … Continue reading

How to Make a Topsy Turvy Cake

Topsy Turvy Wedding Cake by Wicked Goodies

>> Watch the Topsy Turvy VIDEO Series << The topsy turvy cake, also known as the wonderland cake, mad hatter cake, or falling down cake is a popular cake design technique that involves carving and the physics of counterbalance. This tutorial demonstrates how to … Continue reading

Reality Cake Television

Wicked Goodies Rooster Cake on Fabulous Cakes Show

In 2010, I was filmed making a giant cake for one episode (season 2, episode 4) of a Discovery Network reality television show called Fabulous Cakes, now syndicated on TLC. I was under contract to NOT blog about the filming for … Continue reading

How to Use Wood Dowels in Stacked Cakes

How to Use Wooden Dowels in Stacked Cakes by Wicked Goodies

Even basic stacked cakes require interior supports to prevent tiers from shifting or getting squashed. I recommend using dowels and cardboard for cake infrastructure because it is a reliable and economical method. This article discusses how to measure, cut, and insert wood dowels into … Continue reading

Cake Sculpting with Rice Treats and PVC

This tutorial demonstrates how to sculpt 3D cake elements out of PVC pipe, rice treats, and modeling chocolate. This cactus, jalapeño pepper, sleeping Mexican cake was the vision of a particularly creative client. The cakes are all finished in modeling … Continue reading