Have you even seen a cake that when you cut into it it looks like a rainbow and wanted to know how it was done??? Well now you can know how its done by this step by step and picture by picture tutorial. http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2011/09/14/how-to-make-a-rainbow-cake/ First up, you’ll want to have your favorite white cake recipe handy. My personal favorite is the Perfect Party Cake, but any of your favorite recipes will work, and you could always use a box mix too, if you prefer. ...
Ruffles are everywhere these days, and recently I had a bride want ruffles on her wedding cake. But not fondant ruffles – Oh no, she wanted butter cream ruffles. So I took a few hours to figure them out and I documented the process. Let’s start with an image of the technique, almost completed: Pretty, huh? The best part is, you only need 2 tips to accomplish this look! I have seen a rose tip used to make ruffles, but I have found that the Ateco Tip 070 is absolut...
Are you looking for that beautiful flower to put on top of a cake, for a wedding, birthday, or any celebration, well…lean how to make a calla lily Wiltons way and you will become a pro in minutes. http://www.wilton.com/technique/Calla-Lily-1 step 1Coat Roll & Cut Mat with a thin film of shortening. Roll out a small piece of white gum paste less than 1/16 in. thick using Rolling Pin with pink Guide Rings. Cut with Calla Lily Cutter. Step 2Move to thin foam. Use the ball tool...
I absolutely love girly bows. Ever since my daughter had long enough hair to be put back, I felt the need to have a matching bow or hair accessory for each outfit she’d wear. Gymboree bows were definitely a staple:) I really wanted to make a bow out of fondant that looked just like one of those fun adorable bows. Here is a tutorial on how to make a double bow. You can add more layers of loops and ribbon or even cute decorative accents. To start, I use rolled up wax paper cut into d...
Is there a little bun in your or someones oven…and love to see little booties on babies feet. Well this tutorial will be great for topping your cake off with baby booties. This tutorial has great step by step pictures to help guide you along. http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2010/01/ooooh-baby-easy-sugarpaste-booties-by.html Step 1 – Roll out your paste about 1/4” thick. You can use fondant or gumpaste. I’m using gumpaste on these. The set comes with three cu...
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...
Hi, this is my very own simple technique for making tiny fondant bows for all sorts of decorating purposes. There are lots more tutorials for you to enjoy on my website.TwinkleBalls
There was a time when I was doing purse cake almost every week, and sometimes more than one. Creating that worn look and texture of a real material led me to experimenting with plastic wrap. Here is the result! I’d say it adds an extra dimension and interest to the whole piece, because we all love our own special purses, even if it has some wrinkles to it! The extra plus of having plastic wrap is that you can pick the whole piece, fondant and wrap, lay it across the cake and smooth ...
Monograms have been a big trend with wedding cakes now for a couple of years. I do at least one or two monograms a month. I have several different methods I use, but this will be my new “easy monogram” method. And I must confess that I been obsessed with Pinterest lately, so I asked my hubby to help me make my tutorial “Pinterest Friendly”. I’m not sure that it is Pinterest Friendly (its longer than I expected), but it is a very easy method for making monogra...
This (to me) is the hardest part about making a cake, getting that great clean smooth finish. With this tutorial by Whisk Kid, they show you how to frost a cake the best way every, with a scraper. Getting a bowl scraper, metal one, or any kind of scraper is the best way (to me) on how to create that smooth finish. This step my step word and picture tutorial will help you create that great finish. http://www.whisk-kid.com/2011/02/how-to-frost-cake.html
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