Volume 4 Issue 4

April 2013

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ON THE COVER

  • OMBRE Beauty & Fashion inspire daring cake designs
  • Whisked Away to Nebraska: Cakes Across America
  • Marina Bolisacova Decorating and making history in Saudi Arabia
  • Tasty Trends Push-up cake pops, currants & mochi
  • Kitchen Chaos a surprise visit from the in-laws
  • Cover cake by: Mimi Hood

 

IN THIS ISSUE

Your Slice
Tools of the Trade
What is the one cake decorating tool you could not live without?
 
Spotlight
Big Ambition
Going from hobby baking to owning a bakery is a complicated step to take. By Christie Jackson
 
Cakes Across America
Nebraska
A big hello from the Cornhusker State!
 
Diary of a Decorator
When the In-Laws Came to Town
An unexpected visit makes for one crazy weekend. By Katrina Knill
 
Feature
Making Waves in Saudi Arabia
Moldovan-born cake decorator Marina Bolisacova is bringing European cake-making techniques to Saudi Arabia and making strides for Saudi women and cake decorators.
 
Dear Cake Genius
Time management tips and avoiding baking blemishes. By Jennifer Bratko
 
Tutorial
Ombre Opulence
This sugar crystal tutorial puts a twist on the coveted ombre look. By Sophie Bifield
 
Web Browsing
Sugary Winzy
New to the blogging scene, but not to baking
 
Business of Baking
Befriending the Competition
Finding support, camaraderie and, yes,  friendship at the rival bakery. By Regina McRae
 
Ever Wonder
Push-Up Cake Pops
Ever wonder what new trend is coming to the cake scene? By Kari Vandraiss
 
Inspiration Bites
Sugary Sayings
We can all use a little extra kick to get going in the morning every once in a while.
 
Recipes
Stay Currant
These sweet currant recipes are perfect for spring, whether it’s a crisp, sunny day or gray and rainy.
 
International Desserts
More Mochi, Please!
Give your next treat a Japanese twist with this blueberry mochi cake.
 

THE CAKES

In Transition
Swept Away
Red and blue cakes are dramatic and feisty, confident and independent.
 
Ethereal Spark
Pink and green cakes are calm but powerful, delicate but commanding.
 
Dark Streak
Navy and pink is edgy yet withdrawn, vulnerable yet brave.
 
New Growth
Yellow and green brings contemplative defiance, lofty grace and a bit of a wild spark.

CAKE-MAKERS FEATURED IN THIS ISSUE

CALIFORNIA
 
Jennifer Bratko
Beyond Buttercream
San Francisco, CA, US
beyondbuttercream.com
FromScratchSF
 
Veronica Saechao
Sweet Stuff Cakery
Roseville, CA, US
sweetstuffcakery.com
Sweet_Stuff_Cakery
 
MARYLAND
 
Samantha Chmielewski
Sweet Eats Cakes
Aberdeen, MD, US
sweeteatscakes.com
sweeteats0919
 
NEBRASKA
 
Calli Cohn
Whisked Away Cake Boutique
Omaha, NE, US
whiskedawaycakeboutique.com
 
Linda Hudson
Butterfly Bakery
Lincoln, NE, US
butterflybakeryne.com
 
Misty Wooten
Sweet Art Wedding Cakes
Lincoln, NE, US
sweetartweddingcakes.com
 
NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
Paula Despres
Jacques Fine European Pastries Inc
Suncook, NH, US
jacquespastries.com
 
NEW JERSEY
 
Diane Fehder
The Merion
Cinnaminson, NJ, US
themerion.com
Diane8
 
NORTH CAROLINA
 
Anshalica Miles
Destiny’s Delights Custom Cakes
Wendell, NC, US
destinysdelightscakes.com
 
ILLINOIS
 
Xiomara Bevel
Bueno Postre
Chicago, IL, US
buenopostre.com
XiotheBaker
 
SOUTH CAROLINA
Emily Brown
Anderson, SC, US
 
TEXAS
 
Tyler Gary
Bertram, TX, US
 
Kerri Morris
Somethin’ Sweet
Bellville, TX, US
somethinsweet.net
Somethin-Sweet
 
VIRGINIA
 
Mimi Hood
Mimi’s Mocha Treats, LLC
Alexandria, VA, US
mimismochatreats.com
Miarch23
 
Christie Jackson
Christie Cakes
Fredericksburg, VA, US
ChrisJack1
 
WISCONSIN
 
Robin Kay Shiels
Robin’s Nest Cakery
Kenosha, WI, US
robinsnestcakery.com
robinsnestcakery
 
Jennifer Treu
Cakescapes
Greenleaf, WI, US
cakescapesbyjen.com
jenmat
 
INTERNATIONAL
Gonzuela Bastarache
Kupkake Tree
Moncton, New Brunswick, CA
kupkaketree.com
Gonzuela
 
Svetlana Bayankina
Cake Couture Manveer
Ekaterinburg, RU
ccmanveer.blogspot.com
ccmanveer
 
Sophie Bifield
Sophie Bifield Cake Company
Ottawa, Ontario, CA
sophiebifieldcakecompany.com
SophieBifieldCakeCompay
 
Marina Talmaci Bolisacova
Confetti Jeddah
Jeddah, SA
facebook.com/#!/groups/confettijeddah
confetti_jeddah
 
Sameen Ismail
Baked In Caked Out
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
bakedincakedout.com
bakedincakedout
 
Amanda Jones
TheSugarMice
Newnham, Gloucestershire, UK
thesugarmiceblog.blogspot.co.uk
TheSugarMice
 
Sam Lynch
Chef Sam
Cape Town, Western, ZA
chefsam.co.za
chefsam
 
Amanda Macleod
Amanda Macleod Cake Designer
Chelmsford, Essex, UK
amandamacleod.co.uk
 
Maha Muhammed
Arty Cakes
Manchester, UK
artycakes.co.uk
artycakes
 
Savannah Phipson
Savvy Fare
Sydney, NSW, AU
facebook.com/savvyfare
SavvyFare
 
Ricardo Solí­s, Erika Valverde
Bocaditos y Colores
Poás, Alajuela, CR
bocaditosycolores.com
Tutita
 
Carlie Taylor
CJ Sweet Treats
Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, AU
cjsweettreats.com
CJ Sweet Treats

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