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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...

Preparation for my first cake competition..cont'd

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...

How to make a Gumpaste Rainbow

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...

New to the World of Cakes

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...

Cannoli Cake

Cake: 1 box (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix 1 container (15 oz.) part-skim ricotta cheese 4 eggs 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable oil Filling: 1 container (15 oz.) part-skim ricotta cheese 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar ...

Puertorican almond soak...my friends call it Mojaito Cake

MY SOAKING RECIPE: 3 CUPS OF WATER 1 1/2 CUPS OF GRANULATED SUGAR *DESOLVE SUGAR IN WATER** 3/4 CUP OF PINEAPPLE JUICE (I USE THE JUICE IN THE SLICED PINEAPPLES) 3 TSP OF ALMOND (OR VANILLA) EXTRACT 1 CINNAMON STICK BOIL ON HIGH THEN SIMMER...

Wow, there are so many amazing cake decorators out there

I just wanted to thank each and every one of you for sharing your recipes, tutorials, forums, and creations. I have learned so much; mostly that I have so much to learn. You all ROCK!!! Thank you all so much, Joyce J:~D Joy’s Creative Cakes

Simple Royal Icing Transfer

A short picturial showing how to transfer an image using a template and royal icing.

Preparation for my first cake competition

I’ve been sooooooo busy in the last few weeks. Cake pops for a wedding, and I’m starting to work on the characters for the cake I’m planning to enter into my first cake competition. My fingers are starting to dry out already from the delicate...

How I Made My Ranunculus Flowers