Create a beautiful royal icing snowflake to top a cake using this simple how-to from http://www.Wedding-Cakes-For-You.com. To start, draw out a snowflake (she shows you how) on a dry erase board or piece of paper, place wax paper over it and then trace your snowflakes with royal icing that is placed into either a parchment triangle or pastry bag with a small tip. You will need to do at least a couple of layers of royal icing, and then allow to dry and carefully remove from the wax paper.
Gumpaste and fondant are a fantastic to make regular cakes extraordinary. Once you have mastered the art of making fondant flowers watch this how to video. This how to video will show you how to wire gumpaste flowers together to form cake decorations.
In this dessert cooking class on video, learn how to make marzipan candy and cake decorations. Marzipan is a sugar and almond confection known for its ability to be molded into shapes as various as you can imagine. Our expert will walk you through making some basic marzipan delights, including a strawberry, a raspberry, a carrot, an orange, a leaf, a rose, and chocolate covered candies. She’ll explain the ingredients and utensils you need to get started, how to shape the confections, and how ...
Here I will be making a chocolate zebra cake. Here are the ingredients: 3 free-range eggs
This adorable 3D duck cake cake is a great way to celebrate your baby's birthday, while amazing the whole family! In this video, you'll learn about carving a cake, covering it with rolled fondant, and decorating with polka dots. You'll also learn about modeling a 3D duck with fondant and gum paste. All the details are included—head, eyes, and beak. Download the wings template here.
I would like to share a cake decorating video tutorial where I teach you how to make a Hollywood cake. This project includes full step-by-step instructions, showing you how to make a 3D pastillage scenography with lights and a 3D gum paste doll. You can view the written instructions here.
How to bake a chocolate cake Make a tasty homemade chocolate cake that everyone will love.
If you are interested in cake decorating and sugar craft, check out this great video that will teach you how to make a swan out of sugar. The swan is a symbol of elegance and makes a great addition to any cake or table.
Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need:
Hosting a Twilight-themed party? Of course you're going to want a cake! This video shows you how to use gumpaste or fondant to make a ruffled tulip like the one on the cover of New Moon. Fondant is an edible, easy to work with material that you can use to shape just about any kind of cake decoration you can think of. You'll need: wire, wire cutters, a rolling pin, a cutting board, grease, water, an orchid press, a veining tool, a fondant cutter and a thin piece of foam.
Yo ho ho and a.. tube of icing? Do you have some nautical fans in the family? Someone who's bonkers about boats who's having a birthday soon? This how-to gets you up and boating in no time, helping your create a water themed desert. This is a great little cake, simple to make, perfect for anyone interested in boating. Would also make a nice retirement cake. A great video to help you float this idea out of your imagination and onto the birthday table!
This how-to video teaches a very simple method of making sugar paste (fondant)butterflies for your cake decorating needs. You'll want some food coloring, some shortening, and a flat surface. Watch the video, follow the steps and get ready to spread your wings! Come on, who doesn't like butterflies? Everyone loves them, even if they get a bad rap for causing natural disasters on the other side of the world. Buterflies. Cakes. They go together like socks and shoes, but they're pretty and can ea...
Cake decorating is truly an art, and the more skills you have, the better an artist you become. This how-to illustrates how to make a fondant butterfly for your special cake. The process isn't hard at all and you'll be able to apply the knowledge to other things you may like to create. Butterflies will abound as you get up to speed and decorate your cake bringing spring to that special someone. Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee, check out the video and you'll clearly see!
Fondant is a velvety candy used by cake decorating professionals to make a wide variety of cake toppers and figures. The recipe is quite simple, all you need is 1/2 cup butter, 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk, 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar and 2 pounds of powdered sugar. The rest is all in the technique! Make fondant candy for cake decorating like a professional.
If you're low on icing, just use this technique instead! Slice up large marshmallows into flower petals, cover with some colored sugar and then put a dollop of frosting in the middle. It's hard to beat these adorable cupcake toppers! Make flower cupcake toppers out of marshmallows.
Even if you're not a professional decorater, you can still decorate a birthday cake or other cake to look pretty and festive. This video also shows you how to make a few different flavors of frosting and how to make those pretty frosting flowers.
Fairy cakes are basically lovely little cupcakes adorned with pretty icing and "fairy dust" - AKA sprinkles - for a nice ethereal effect.
Valentine's Day is exactly two weeks away, which means it's prime time to start thinking about what sweets you'll be baking for your sweetheart and how you'll be presenting them.
This video shows you how to dress up your cake by making fondant or gumpaste carnations. It's a sweet way to turn your nice cake into a thing of beauty. You'll need some gumpaste or fondant and some patience as it can be tricky.
Who doesn't love a cake? And what could make a cake better than some hand made flower decorations on top. This how-to takes you step by step through the process to make your first gumpaste peony. It takes a bit of practice, but you can do it! Now you can make flowers like Cake Boss!
Black forest cake is one of the most decadent chocolate desserts you will ever taste. Rich layers of creamy, thick whipped cream sandwiched between chocolate cake and cherries. Mmmm.
Buttercream icing is thick and rich, delicious and easy to work with in cake decorating, but do you want to know a little secret? There's something even better. Namely, we're talking about buttercream icing flavored with peanut butter.
If you know how to use your microwave then you can easily make these gorgeous Valentine's Day cupcakes. That's because all it takes is microwaving candy melts - and squeezing some flower and heart shapes - to adorn your baked goods.
Cake decorating wouldn't exist without a sturdy, delicious cake for all the decorations to go on. So before you roll out the fondant and slip some icing into a piping bag, check out this cake video to learn how to make the most delicious red velvet cake ever.
Before you start rolling out fondant to assemble a fantastical, impressive swan and before you even slather on that top coat of icing, you have to know how to assemble your cake and insert icing between layers of cake.
If you've never baked, assembled, and then decorated a cake before but you would like to learn how to then this is the perfect video for you. Press play to learn how to bake a fluffy chocolate cake and then coat it with chocolate icing and chocolate shavings.
Don't humiliate your cake pops by letting them stand in their nakedness! Dress them to the nines - plus add some extra flavor kick - by dipping them in candy or chocolate melts. Check out this cake decorating tutorial to learn how to use candy melts step by step.
Cake pops can be made easily with basic cake mix and chocolate or candy melts for the coating, but if you want to take your cake pops to the next level then you gotta bring in the big guns.
Cake pops are good no matter what kind of embellishment you put on them, but it's extra nice to chomp on a cake pop that's been expertly put together with professional icing and motifs.
Cake pops would cease to have a reason for existence without lollipop sticks. After all, the stick is the only thing distinguishing cake pops from plain cake.
If you've ever nommed on a cake pop before, then we're betting that more likely than not your cake pop was a chubby, round mass of vanilla or red velvet cake. But you don't have to think so inside the box when it comes to cake pop shapes.
Cake pops are generally made in a circular shape from vanilla or chocolate cake, then dipped into chocolate or candy melts and sprinkled with adornments, but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun tweaking the shape a bit.
Cake pops, popularized by bite sized goddess Bakerella, are a food fad that you should definitely sink your teeth into (literally), but to make sure your cake pops appear professional and uniform you have to consider your sizing.
Dowel rods really are the last things we'd imagine using in cake decorating, but when it comes to cake pops, or lollipops with cake on top rather than a piece of candy, dowel rods can help expand your oeuvre of shapes.
What's better than ice cream or cupcakes? Ice cream and cupcakes combined into one taste bud-blasting dessert! Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to make ice cream cone shaped cake pops.
Is your little boy or a girl a big fan of "Sesame Street"? Then your kid will have a blast tearing into one of these specially decorated cupcakes.
Valentine's Day is super stressful. From getting a gift that's personal but not TOO personal (like Spanx because she always complains about her muffin top, for instance) to picking out a bouquet of her favorite flowers, you probably have a lot on your plate.
Cake decorating requires A LOT of materials. But that doesn't mean you have to purchase everything you use. In fact, you can make many of the things you need, including your icing bag.
The way you add icing to a baked good shows whether you're an amateur baker or one with professional cake decorating chops.
Make your cakes look delectable and tempting by piping these easy floral chocolate shapes. You can make any designs you'd like, but check out the video to learn the technique.