We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of amazing holiday video, with a new theme each week. This week, we're talking holiday strategy.

By F&W Editors
Updated May 23, 2017

By this time in the holiday season, you've probably had your fill of pie. To counteract the overdose, you could whip up a batch of Christmas cookies—or you could go big and bake a beautiful, towering layer cake. It may not be as easy as pie, but we're here to help you become a cake baking pro with Mad Genius Tips from F&W’s Justin Chapple and decorating pointers from our sister brands Real Simple and Southern Living.

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