I made a quick video on how I cut my cakes. I’m pretty sure I learned this from another baker but I can’t pinpoint exactly where, but I’ve been using this technique on all my cakes for the last couple of years and its better than using toothpicks, the wilton or other not too good cake levelers, or eyeballing it. I’ve never used an agaby so I can’t compare it to that. This method is certainly easy and quick so I hope you like it and try it out for your self. Than...
Introduction:This tutorial gives you instructions on how to create the flowers in the centre of my stained glass cake To start with, let’s talk a little bit about this flower. The number of petals ranges from about 5-15, and they are generally an unsymmetrical flower with respect to the petal arrangement. The 6 petal flowers can be symmetrical and the petals are in layers of three, with the layer above over the joins of the layer below. As for the shape of the petals, usually they are ro...
Here is a step by step tutorial for those wanting to try making Barney:) I did this for a cake I had a couple weeks ago and thought it would be fun sharing how I did barney:) Enjoy!
I love to keep everything I do, very simple….but simple doesnt always mean EASY! LolFor this tutorial, you may want to use Gumpaste… I used Wilton Fondant (For the record, I ALWAYS use the Liz Marek Recipe, but for these, I wanted them to get hard, so I didnt.) Start off with a strip of fondant, and cut both sides at an angle, depending on how big you want your feather! You may also want to try using your pizza cutter or small rolling cutter to give the feather dramatic curves&...
Bio I studied art at the Ringling School of Art and Design, jewellery at Georgia State University, jewellery, enamelling, copper smithing, glass and porcelain at Penland School, and received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Art from the Atlanta College of Art. I’ve had a colourful career path so far ranging from teaching Ballroom dance at 16 to designing jewellery for a large design house, to mural and sign painting. In 1995 I started my own business as a prop and set designer for the ad...
I have been making cupcakes for about 9 months now and have just started making sugar flowers, wired and unwired, I am thoroughly enjoying my journey, come follow me as I progress into the world of cake decorating x
While Sydney was home this past weekend, for a VERY short time, we visited the Botanical gardens. As we walked around the flowers and greenery I saw a Flamboyant Mayflower and became mesmerized by it’s beauty! The Flamboyant Mayflower is known for its flamboyant display of flowers. In many tropical parts of the world it is grown as an ornamental tree and in English it is given the name Royal Poinciana or Flamboyant. It seemed kismet to spot this…Read th...
It’s been a long time I posted a Blog entry to this Series. I noticed that there were lot of Sugar Flowers and Gumpaste flowers posted lately and I would like to show you some of them on one place. If you know about any other flowers that are on CakesDecor and I forgot to include them here, feel free to add them to comments.
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