What is Brush Embroidery?It is a decorative technique used in sugar craft art. A paintbrush is stroked through royal icing leaving behind brush strokes which resemble stitching in fabric. It looks so beautiful and effective and it is not overly time consuming, what could be better! How can I use this technique?2D and 3D flowers, 2D animals and objects, ocean wave tips, fur (e.g. adding texture in a structured way) and as an outline/border. These images could be put on, for example ca...
I just posted this on facebook today and thought I’d share with all of you here. It was a trick I learned in College and still use today. It’s my first tutorial and quite simple; but, it is useful if you’ve just run out of royal icing or buttercream, lost that grass tip, want your grass a bit finer than from a garlic press or don’t yet have an extruder. Hopefully it will be helpful to a few of you. Thanks for looking. :) You only need 5 tools:■a mesh sieve■a thi...
CAKE 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 3 large eggs 2 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 cup hot coffee FILLING AND FROSTING 1 1/4 pounds bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 1 tablespoon s...
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For all those budding cake decorators like me scouring the net, here is a little ‘How to do a handbag’ my way….or at least how I did it. Hope it will be helpful or at least give you the confidence to try it or something similar :-). This tutorial can also be found on my Blog:http://cakesbyssn.blogspot.com.au/2012/10/tutorial-kooba-valerie-handbag-cake-and.html 1) Decide and Design This is the most important bit, After deciding on the bag I was going to make, prin...
A common situation in most overseas airports used to be Indians on their toes, shopping at the duty free stores and filling all the space that remained in their over-packed bags with chocolates for all their numerous friends and relatives back home.Like every other Indian girl, the arrival of those typical “Trolley Cases”(a birthmark of an overseas voyage) used to make me prance around for weeks together. I used to long for those ” Foreign Chocolate boxes” that anyone ...
I have plans later on this year for a far more detail on the 2 doll cakes I experimented with.. but as I have been asked many times for this, here is just a mini version of Oliver, which may help give some insight towards inspiring you to give it a go.. it really is very simple to make if time-strapped (as I was ) and only took a day :) Here is Oliver…. So here is the 10” sponge cake I baked to start :) here is where I demarcated the head… this was guesswork R...
Hello! My name is Marta and a couple of years ago I started making my own moulds, as I was using them for my polymer clay projects and I wasn’t happy with the quality and prices of the moulds I was using. Little did I know that these moulds are used by cake decorators to make beautiful creations! Today I have a facebook page called Mamma&Mia Moulds and I sell over 200 moulds. What I like the most about the facebook oage is that I have made a lot of new friends, and with one of them ...
makes 2×12” cakes aprox 2” high, a very moist cake that is easy sliced, gorgeous texture, actually better 2 days after it has been baked Ingredients:4.5 cups Vegetable Oil ( I use Soya oil)6 cups Raw sugar12 Eggs6 cups Flour4 tsp Baking Powder2 tsp Baking Soda2 Tbsp Salt2 Tbsp Cinnamon1 cup Walnuts roughly chopped9 cups Carrots peeled & finely grated Line your pans with baking paper & spray with cooking spray (I use Bakels Sprink) Sift the Flour, Baking P...
Totally new to this “blogging” thing! My blog is titled “My Big Fat Cake Diary” and it”s kinda apt! My name is Mandy Whitelaw im a 30(something) curvy mother of 2…Although my 9 year old daughther thinks im 21 :) The thing is i love CAKE.Going to the gym has never been my thing squeezing myself into some hidious lycra number so i fit in with all the size 8 hotties,Muffintop hanging out for all to see (mmm MUFFINS i like MUFFINS)For me to break out...
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