Butter Cream Pink Camo Cake Tutorial

This is the way I do a camo cake with the Viva paper towel method. (You can watch Edna De la cruz tutorial here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIXHFqpJK84 ) You will need: a crumb coated cake 5 pastry bags filled with these colors:...

A Bad Cake Day, Striving For Perfection

We all have them. Bad Cake Days. They happen. This is a story about one of my bad cake days that wouldn’t go away. Hang tough, you can get through it if I did! Because I work alone, I have to bake ahead. After 500 cakes in the last 2 years, I...

Fondant Baby Quilt

I worked on a small fondant quilt today and I thought I would share. I used this to sit under Winnie the Pooh and Tigger. I thought it would also be cute to sit under or over a baby. If you have any questions, please pm me and I will try...

Buttercream Rainbow and Fondant Zebra Stripes

Karlene, is a lovely 11 year old (just turned) who is so charming. I met her two years ago. (I know her mom) She was looking at one of my cake photo albums when she said, “I love these cupcakes! They have the Pink Breast Cancer Ribbon on them and...

How to mail cupcakes

How to ship cupcakes Two weeks ago I was on the phone with my mom and she said, “You need to send cupcakes for your dad’s 75th birthday!” My thought was, “Yeah, right mom, how on earth am I going to do that?” Then, one morning while I was in...

How to work ahead

Time management is a key ingredient to cake decorating success. I have found a way to work ahead. Recently, I used this method and was able to complete 3 cakes, all with detailed fondant accents, in just a few hours. (all the fondant work was...