1) What you will need.Fondant, a ruler, exacto knife, rolling pin, water and a brush2) Roll fondant out about 1/8-1/16’ thick then trim down to 4×43) Then divide into 4 sections of 2×2. I only cut 4 squares at a time. Too many more and they will start to dry out before you can get to them4) Gather one end like you would if you were making a bow.5)Then the other side.6) Now this is the “Billow” I smash the ends flat.7) Slightly fold the edges in t...
After seeing the amazing stained glass effect cakes by people like Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, Way Beyond Cakes by Mayen and Vinism Sugar Art, I decided I wanted to have a go and put my own spin on it. Hopefully it will inspire you to do your own. Just warning you all now, I like to explain things in great detail so skip over anything you know. Background-Tips to help you Start This Project Decide on your cake theme based on your inspirations and the occasion if any, mine was a staine...
A number of people have asked me exactly how I make the ribbon roses on my bouquet cake so here’s a quick tutorial. The Equipment I use a small cutting board, a rolling pin and a scalpel. How to make the rose1. Roll a small piece of fondant into a sausage shape. 2. Roll the sausage flat with your rolling pin but don’t flatten it too much. You want it to be thick enough that you get a soft curved edge. 3. Smooth one side of the paste slightly with your finge...
Hi everyone, This is a tutorial . It’s how I made it easy en quick for my self. Good luck!x Peggy ( Precious Taarten )
This tutorial is the technique that I came up with that made it easier for me to make sure that I got straight even sides and a completely flat top every time I ganached a cake. The technique I came up with is kind of a mix of the upside down method that everyone knows about and the technique used by Faye Cahill where she uses two boards (one on top and one on bottom) to help ganache her cakes. My technique as I say is a mix of both and hopefully you find it helpful. There are many way...
I’m not very good with English so let talk about the pictures, I hope they are understandable. If you have any questions I will be happy to answer them as best I can
I have had some interest in “how to” on this cake, so here is a tutorial to help along the way. Carved and ganache chocolate cake (apologies I do not have photos of the smoothing process) I then covered it with flesh coloured fondant. Then I covered with blue fondant that I previously had cut a pattern and did the same for the burgundy coloured fondant too. To save time, I used a floral patchwork cutter to indent a pattern so I have an outline to follow fo...
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If you are going to attempt making one of these, bear in mind that you will need a steady hand and a lot of patience… along with the following equipment :) Two polystyrene balls, one slightly bigger than the other A cocktail stick A plastic cake dowel Small embroidery scissors (brand new and sterilised) Large kitchen knife Grey and white fondant Small paint brush and water I decided to make the dog out of polystyrene so he could be kept instead of eaten and I t...
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