This tutoriial is based in part on Fran’s Rose tutorial : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UYkPhb-_gDgbut includes wired petals. Take a 20 gauge wire and a small styrofoam egg. The egg should be no bigger than the petal size of a 100mm Jem “Easy Rose” cutter. Use a hot glue gun to attach some glue to the wire and then push the wire up into the base of the egg. Then choose a large petal shaped cutter- cutter is big enough if the egg fits within it when the c...
Here is my attempt at a tutorial for the Converse HighTop Sneaker that i did for my daughter. It’s my first attempt at a tutorial, so big learning curve there, so please let me know if you have any questions! www.facebook.com/sweetscenecakes sweet scene cakes on facebookwww.sweetscenecakes.com sweetscenecakes *One additional note added regarding the carving of the front bottom of the shoe…i noticed that my daughters shoe curved up in the front, so i carved a bit out from ...
This is how I made my “Sweets for my Tweetheart” Valentines Day Inspired Truffle Cakes :) It will also show you 4 simple designs to choose from for decorating your Valentine truffle cakes. Enjoy!! xo-Rose
This is a tutorial to create a sculpted or 3D sitting dog cake like my ‘Freddie’ cake. You could adapt this to different breeds (even different animals!) and make it in a variety of sizes. I used a 14 inch board and two chocolate sponge cakes baked in 2 cup and 4 cup pyrex bowls. This isn’t a difficult cake to create but IS time consuming (it probably took me a total of 6 or 7 hours). Other ingredients/tools you would need are: buttercream to fill and cover ...
This tutorial covers setting up the support structure and decoration of a “Tangled” Rapunzel Tower Cake as can be seen on https://www.facebook.com/CustomCakeDesigns .... This support structure was made for a cake that needed to cater for 70 desert size portions of cake. As it was a rather large cake, a strong ‘tower’ was needed to support the weight and hence plumbers plastic tubing / piping was selected as the main core of the tower. (This plastic tubing and ca...
Material list: CakeButtercream IcingTurntable or Lazy SusanAngled Spatula2 Cardboard Cake Circles (Ideally the same size as your cake but no less than 1” smaller and definitely not larger)Cake lifterLarge Shallow TrayApprox 1kg Rainbow Sprinkles (I recommend this amount! Leftovers can be stored for future use)SpoonSmall Rice Bowl (or similar) 1. Begin with the cake you wish to cover and place it on a cake circle base. 2. Creating a nice crisp finish, coat the outsid...
I came up with this last summer after struggling to try and find a way to fill small candy gem molds with isomalt. It’s fast, cheap and easy when you need a quick gem and don’t fill like working with hot sugar. You will need: candy gem molds unflavored gelatin (I use Knox) food color paintbrush piping gel or royal icing You need to make the gelatin, in order to do that mix 2 1/2 parts water to 1 part gelatin. I normally do 3TBSP gelatin (about...
Preparing and Covering a Square Cake To Ganache: 1. Layer cake with ganache and affix to baseboard with ganache. 2. Affix baseboard to workboard with ganache. 3. Trim cake so there is a 3 -5mm space between the cake and the edge of the baseboard allthe way around. 4. Ganache sides of the cake, paying particular attention to the corners- it is important tocompletely fill the corners with ganache. With scraper edge held directly at the point ofeach corner, check there is sufficie...
For those who are interested I made a how-to of my crochet baby uggs. You can also find this tutorial on my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SweetlakeCakes. The uggs: The template (the sole is 5,5 cm/2.2 inches): The materials: Cut the sole from a slice of fondant mixed with tylose of about 0.2 inch/0,5 cm thick, 2 times.. Turn for the second sole the template to so that you have a right and left sole: Make a fondant ball + tylose of 15 grams and form the ...
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 ...
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