Clara

How to color wafer paper with gel colors.

Hello sweet people! I used to color wafer paper with powdered colors mixed to wodka, but sometimes I wasn’t pretty satisfied with the results, because wp broke or because I was drunk at the end of the process! I’m kidding of course. I just...

How to make flat Lego bricks without molds

Hi all, lovely decorators! I’m working on a Lego themed cake and was wondering how to make sugar lego bricks, without molds. I have one, indeed, but it’s too thin to work with and I didn’t want to buy a stronger one. So I searched for a...

How to make a seafloor cake board.

Hi all, my lovely friends! You probably already know I’m not often online these days (see forum on my profile) and not even have a lot of time to cake… But I was asked to make a cruise cake for a birthday next week (I’ll post the photos!) and a...

How to make a wafer paper hidrangea with fondant leaves

Hi friends, here’s an easy way to make a wafer paper green hidrangea and a fondant leaf. You need 1 styrofoam ball, 1 wire for flowers, 2 sheets of white wafer paper, some green fondant, yellow+green+white+red food powder color, 1 brush,...

How to make a Trompe-l'œil effect.

For my contribution to Children’s classic books collaboration, I thought to realize a Trompe-l’œil effect for the inside of the house. I halved a round shape dummy. I carved one of the two halves, keeping 2-3 cm for the wall. Using a...

Pandoro and Panettone, Italian traditional Christmas cakes #3: Panettone 2017

Hi guys! If you want to make something magical for Christmas, in a short time, you need a Panettone (one of the most famous Christmas cake in Italy), 2 white wafer paper sheets, some wires and some mini lights First you have to copy...

How to make carpet texture

Hi there! Some days ago, I saw a step-by-step on making a velvety effect cake, on the Internet, by Pamela Jane (see here: http://www.cakesbypamelajane.com/2017/10/29/edible-faux-velvet-texture/ ) I thoght I could use the same technique to...

A different way to make an autumnal leaf.

Hi lovely people, first of all I have to say that I was inspired by watching this video on YouTube: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YYBXXFUEbTI&feature=youtu.be Draw a leaf onto a piece of paper, cut it off and use it as a mold to cut...

My easy way to make candy rocks

Supplies: candies, food powder colors, brush(s), one glass (or a hammer, if you want, but I think it has a too little area to use), a plastic bag. Put the candies into the plastic bag, close it strongly and crush them, hitting with the...

How to get perfect sharped edges.

Hi all, I always had some difficulties shaping perfect edges on my cakes. I looked for tutorials on the Internet and found some one that were very helpful, but after all, not enough for me. I followed a beautiful tutorial recommended here on...