Guide: Colorful Cakes & Cupcakes


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Looking for some stand-out cakes? Dial up the color using this guide for “Colorful Cakes and Cupcakes” with three step by step photo tutorials, ten tips for designing and coloring your decor, and loads of inspiration!

Learn a tried and true method for baking up neon-striped cupcakes that are perfect for an ’80s-themed celebration, a circus party, or a bright bachelorette bash. Then take a look at other striped cakes to feed your creativity and let your imagination run wide in the endless possibilities.

But the inspiration doesn’t stop there. Next you’ll get inspired with ’60s graphic ideas. From perfectly placed dots to retro repetitive patterns, let this vintage era fill you with colorful concepts for your next cake.

And if that’s not colorful enough, make an ombré wave cake using thin layers of overlapping modeling chocolate. As a bonus, you’ll learn to use these same wavy strips to make a ruffled flower. This photo tutorial will teach you everything from dividing and coloring your modeling chocolate to cutting and applying your waves on your cake in orderly fashion.

And since color is so important we’re sharing our top five tips for tinting fondant to achieve the perfect color palette for every project. Pick up some edible color along with fondant or modeling chocolate and try mixing up your own color palette.

Finally, we arm you with five design tips for creating mosaic cakes that are bold, precise, and perfectly balanced.