Viral Cake Adventures

Mexican Fiesta Cake Design Ideas

Here’s what happens when a cake design catches hold on the internet. It grows and morphs and gets even better. These are the chronicles of one viral Mexican fiesta cake design and 50 more versions of it that followed, featuring photos of cakes made by bakers … Continue reading

Beta Testing New Ebook

Beta Testing

Beta Testing is Now Closed. Thank you to those who participated! This week, I am beta-testing a new video ebook about the fundamentals of cake frosting with buttercream. I am currently looking for individuals to give the material a test … Continue reading

The Fornicake Series

Fornicake Tutorial Series

Part of what it means to be Wicked Goodies is to be naughty as well as nice in the dessert department. However I understand that a certain percentage of readers get squirmy when it comes to body part cakes. For the … Continue reading

Check Out My Book For Free!

Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate book by Kristen Coniaris

My modeling chocolate book is now available at public libraries in the following U.S. cities. That means you may be able to request it through your local network and check it out for free!  Public libraries/networks that have my book Phoenix, AZ … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes Gingerbread House Making

Behind the Scenes Making of a Giant Gingerbread Houseb

Here’s how to build large gingerbread structures: by creating boxes and first allowing their sides to harden before adding roofs and stacking them. All the pieces should be decorated in advance and allowed to dry completely before assembly. It helps to designate an … Continue reading

Cake Drop

Cake Dropping Demolition by Wicked Goodies

 VIDEO: Cake Drop In October, I made two fake bread cakes, one square and one round. Each one I decorated twice to make a total of four cake designs, including the one shown here. The decorating process was filmed and photographed … Continue reading

On a Magazine Cover

Chocolate Illusion Cake by Wicked Goodies

My “Chocolate Optical Illusion Cake” design is on the cover of the November chocolate edition of Cake Masters Magazine! > You can sample the article it here < > Or buy a copy of the issue here < You can also scroll down to … Continue reading

I Published a Book

Hot Off the Press Wicked Goodies

Hot off the press! I’ve published a book called Cake Decorating with Modeling Chocolate. It was released yesterday in the U.S. on Amazon.com and can also be purchased internationally at the Book Depository. I will be working to make this manual accessible on other … Continue reading

Santa’s Workshop Gingerbread House Adventure

Giant Gingerbread House of Santa's Workshop by Wicked Goodies (2)

This year, I entered a piece of cookie architecture in the Boston Christmas Festival’s Gingerbread House Competition, which helped raise money for Housing Families Inc., an organization that strives to prevent homelessness by providing shelter and affordable housing for local at-risk … 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