Volume 6 Issue 1

February 2015

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ON THE COVER

9 Easy steps to take your cake to the next level

Rococo Inspired Wedding Cakes

Vivian Pham’s lavish cake adornments tutorial

Kennedy classic – John & Jackie’s wedding cake revisited

From the recipe box – Lavender vanilla bean cake

Cardamom – an international spice to delight

Cover Cake by Albena Petrova

 

IN THIS ISSUE

Your Slice

What is your most memorable cake moment of 2014?

Spotlight

Inspired early on by her Gramps’ cakes, Tiffany Palmer’s cake career began with her working in the bakery at a grocery store.

Diary of a Decorator

9 Steps to Take Your Cake to the Next Level. By Sonja McLean

Feature

Cakemaker and Pastry Chef Sherri Meyers has a long list of sweet accomplishments.

Dear Cake Genius

When it comes to baking the perfect cake, it’s all about the oven, from understanding baking temperatures to getting comfortable with a convection. By Kaysie Lackey

Tutorial

Hand Crafted Rococo Embellishments. By Vivian Pham

Web Browsing

Raspberri Cupcakes | Based in Sydney, AU, Steph (also known fondly as ‘Stephcookie’ by her followers) has an affinity for macarons, using recipes with lots of butter and sharing her love of sweets with the world.

Inspiration Bites

Elaborate Rococo Elegance | A few ideas for integrating the unique style into your next cake design!

From the Recipe Box

Lavender Vanilla Bean Cake | Kristin’s love for sweet scents and treats meet in the gentle, surprising flavors of this recipe. By Kristin Rosenau

THE CAKES

A Wondrous Ballroom in Ivory White

Intricate adornment and details enriched with Rococo beauty.

The Natural World in Elegant Emerald

Natural beauty alongside handcrafted ornamentation.

A Splendid Sanctuary in Exquisite Plum

Stunning precision and embellished with enchanting details.

CAKEMAKERS FEATURED IN THIS ISSUE

S. Elise Cole
Tiers Fine Cakes
Bowie, MD, US
tiersfinecakes.com
btrsktch

Elizabeth Balderaz
Yummy Tummy Pastries
Houston, TX, US
whitestar08

Margarita Myra Garcia
MayBakesCakes
Corby, Northamptonshire, UK
facebook.com/maybakescakes
MayBakesCakes

Alisa Seidling
Cake Works
Johnstown, CO, US
cakeworksbakery.com
Alisa555

Marina Danovska
Sofia, BG
MarinaD

Erin Salerno
Cakes by Erin Salerno
Milwaukee, WI, US
cakesbyerinsalerno.com

Vivian Pham
San Jose, CA, US
WhiskMeAway12

Lina Veber
Lina Veber Cake
Malmö, Skåne, SE
linavebercake.se
ModernLovers

Tiffany Palmer
Sweet Bee
Monson, MA, US
facebook.com/sweetbeecakery
AmayasMommy

Christine Pereira
Design Cakes
Kearny, NJ, US
designcakes.com
designcakes

Mayra Estrada
Cake Creations by ME
Granada Hills, CA, US
facebook.com/cakecreationsbyme
creationsbyME

ileana Saldivia
Sugar Realm, Fine Bakery & Cake Design
Cincinnati, OH, US
sugarrealm.com
sugarrealm

Tanya Halas
Cake Heart
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA
facebook.com/cakeheartcustomcakesandcupcakes
sunnydayz

Lesley Ugartemendia & Melissa Dewey
Cupcake.Love.Miami
Miami, FL, US
cupcakelovemiami.webs.com

Larissa Rodriguez
Cupcakes Caceres
Caceres, Extremadura, ES
cupcakescaceres.com

Michelle King
Benoni, Gauteng, ZA
Michelle27

Albena Petrova
Sweet Temptations – Custom Cakes by Albena
Montreal, Quebec, CA
albenacakes.com
Albena

Sherri Meyers
The Pastry Studio
Daytona Beach, FL, US
thepastrystudio.com
pastry studio

Jennifer Albertson-Rope
Sweet & Savory Shanty, LLC
Columbus Grove, OH, US
sweetnsavoryshanty.com
SS Shanty

Moraima E Velazquez
Euless, TX, US
Luscotti

Christina D’Angelo
Pearls and Spice
Hamilton, Ontario, CA
pearlsandspice.com
PearlsandSpice

Bukky Ojeh
Ramids Confections
Upper Marlboro, MD, US
facebook.com/ramidsconfections
aoyenusi