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Don Quixote Cake - La Mancha Windmill #1: Part 1: Stucco-effect

I thought it couldn’t hurt to share how I achieved the stucco effect on my Don Quixote cake. It is a pretty simple technique, and to honest, I had fun doing it. Cover a double-barrel cake first in chocolate fondant, then in white fondant....

CakesDecor Tutorials Contest 2013 #2: 1st Week Winner

Hey all. One week of our Tutorials Contest is over and I have to say that you posted some really amazing tutorials already. We picked one of them randomly and the winner will get a Custom Hand Painted Apron with own Logo on it. Since Calli...

How To Make A Dragon Cake With Freestanding Outspread Wings

Updating tutorial

Smoothing fondant without a smoother..

Hi All I have been so busy (and tired) that I haven’t had time to post cakes or anything. We had to make the airplane cake last week and off course like it goes left it to do last…luckily I read somewhere on Pinterest a while back that you can...

cake mixer and cake recipe

Paso a paso para hacer un bizcocho de chocolate y construir una mesa de mezclas con fondant. Step by step to make a chocolate cake and build a mixer with fondant.

How to- Seashell

Step by step pics show you how to make a sea shell using a cocktail stick and a boning tool. The colour of fondant is white and ivory. After the sea shell topper has dried apply white lustre dust for a pearl effect.

Fondant Tutorials #1: Using Tappits v.2 a picture tutorial

Equipment Silicone Rolling Pin Scriber Tool Icing Sugar Tappits Treated fondant (I use tylo powder) Palette knife / pizza cutter Roll out the treated fondant to 1-2 mm thick. The fondant should be nice and elastic and...

Learn How to Create A Gumpaste Bows on Gluten Free Sugar Cookies Card

I was asked by a friend if I could bake him a batch of gluten free sugar cookies. I have baked several pastries in the past that were gluten free (mostly bread and pastries), but I realized I had never tried to bake a batch of gluten free...

Cake International my first entry!!

I had no idea what to expect, my first entry into a huge competition, what would my design be?? Needed to think of something quite different, I knew I was going to do a 3 tier Wedding cake made from dummies of course, my design grew daily, the...

Beanie giraffe model

hope this helps someone please feel free to ask any questions i have tried to describe how i did him as best i could :) to start with i used my own home made modelling chocolate coloured with honey gold, as you can see from the pics i...