The 2020 National Gingerbread House Competition Grand Prize Winner

The 2020 National Gingerbread House Competition Grand Prize Winner

The Omni at Grove Park Inn has announced the Grand Prize Winner of the 2020 National Gingerbread House Competition and we’ve got a ton of great pics of the impressive 360° creation for you. Read more

These Are NOT Handbags, These Are Cakes.

bohnhoff and kent purse cakes

I’ve seen a lot of cake art, but these take the….well, you know. What look strikingly like chic clutch purses aren’t purses at all. They are incredible, entirely edible purse-shaped cakes that are completely fondant-free, preservative-free and made with only the finest, real ingredients. Read more

Cakes That Look Good Enough to Wear: The Threadcakes Contest Winners

above: Grand prize winning cakes based on the t-shirt designs shown below them

About six weeks ago, I wrote about the amazing Threadcakes contest in which people designed 3D and 2D actual baked cakes based upon some of Threadless T-shirt designs and shared some of the impressive entries with you. Read more

The Hippest Gingerbread Houses Ever! April Reed’s Farnsworth House & More

Hippest Gingerbread Houses

Here’s a look at some of the Hippest Gingerbread Houses around. From replicas of both the Farnsworth House and Fallingwater to Ranch Style kits, This gingerbread version of the Farnsworth House — Mies van der Rohe’s modern masterpiece in Plano, Ill. — is a (deep-pocketed) design lover’s dream. It took the elves at April Reed Cake Design several days of photo research and about 25 hours to construct the fondant-covered walls, poured-sugar ‘‘glass’’ windows and sugar-paste I-beams and staircases. Read more