Here’s the part two of ruffle flowers seen on the above cake photo. This video showed how to make the little ruffle flowers. Just a heads up, I used 50/50 gum paste and fondant mixture on all the ruffle florwers shown on this video.
My cakey friends, here’s a video tutorial on how I made the big ruffle flower on the above cake. Just a heads up, I used 50/50 gum paste and fondant mixture on all the ruffle flowers shown in this video.
After successful Summer edition of our Quarterly awards, we’re bringing you the CakesDecor Quarterly Awards - Fall 2012 . For more information click here. The rules are simple and, like everything else at CakesDecor, there’s no fee to enter. The best part of this competition? There will be no designated jury of experts. You and your fellow cake decorators will cast the votes. This creates a truly democratic voting process from our exceptional cake decorating community. ~~~~~~...
I have been asked several times for a tutorial on this, so I have made this video which is a collection of photos I took at the time and is by no means the best way to do one. It is merely a guide if you haven’t made one before and need ideas! I was very new to cake decorating and did not follow any guides or tutorials and was simply working from a photograph of a bike… so… there are many, many flaws. This was my first technical sugarpaste construction f...
My name is Pamela Iacobellis, born in Bari, married. As a child I always had a special inclination towards the arts. I deepened my studies by attending the Art School (Bari), International School of Comics (Rome), and I graduated the academy of fine arts (Urbino). My whole world is thus’ always been focused on the art. I am dedicated to drawing and painting for many years, I experienced the artistic photography, sculptural art and ventured into the comics and illustration for c...
As a cake decorator my greatest fear is to miss spell (yep, on purpose) the writing on a cake (and not notice in time to fix it)!!! What’s your greatest cake decorating fear?
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 my mom has breast cancer.” Not what you would expect from your average 9 year old.Karlene, is 11 going on 40.You can actually hold an adult conversation with her. She sent me a photo of a cake, similar to this one, but she wanted rainbow ...
I’ve been working on some of the characters for the competition cake again this week. I’m quite pleased with them so far, but there’s loads to do yet. Also this week I’ve been trying out recipes and icing techniques for Christmas biscuits…yes Christmas seams to arrived early to my kitchen this year! I’m preparing ready for my Craft Stall later in the year and don’t want any nasty surprises with soggy biscuits or the taste not being just right....
Gather your materials (add a ruler or straight edge to this list!) Knead in a little tylose powder to your coloured fondant. My ratio is 1tsp tylose to 250g of fondant. Roll ropes of fondant (now gumpaste!) to desired thickness. Keep one rope a little thicker than the rest. Here the green is slightly larger. This will help when it’s time to insert the toothpick supports. When you have all of your ropes, roll over them with a fondant smoother to neaten and to remove any finger ind...
Hello…I am a new comer to the world of cakes. And I know that there is soooo much to learn but I embrace it. This has been a passion of mine for many years. You only live once and while I have the chance i’m going full force….so I just want to say “Hello Cake World”...here i come:) – ShoNuffSugah
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