Hi, I’m a new cake maker and have just created my first real cake – an Alice in Wonderland 3 tier topsy turvy cake, covered in wonderful fondant characters, including Alice, White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts… (view here—> http://cakesdecor.com/cakes/32594) I made a few mistakes along the way, including poking some toothpicks through characters heads, failing at making white toffee in the first instance etc. I’m hoping that by sharing my blog on how I made ...
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 ...
This tutorial by Glorious Treats shows by pictures and tells by writing how to make beautiful fondant flowers, they can be used on cookies, cupcakes, and even cakes. http://www.glorioustreats.com/2012/08/how-to-make-fondant-flowers.html
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...
This tutorial shows you how to create the hidden heart images inside cupcakes.I have used a basic red velvet and a basic vanilla sponge recipe for this cake, and used vanilla buttercream. Victoria SpongeHidden Heart Cupcakes
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...
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. ...
This cake is super moist and has golden syrup to really add depth to the flavour. For best results, use the best quality ingredients you can find. I have had this recipe hand written into my cookbook after copying it out of one of mums books, its been around a loooong time, so dont know who gets original credit…but its super yummy! 8oz Self Raising Flour4 Tablespoons Cocoa4 oz sugar (1 cup)2 tablespoons golden syrup1 1/2 cups hot water1 teaspoon bicarb soda3oz butter (3 tablespoons)v...
(This is a tutorial that I did a few years ago for a chocolate pine cone method. The link will take you to the full tutorial with photos, but you can follow the steps here to do them without clicking through! http://acaketorememberva.blogspot.com/2009/12/chocolate-pinecone-cake-and-how-to.html ) This week I got to do a wedding cake that had sugared pine cones on it. It was based on a design from MS weddings, but the original cake had real pine cones and pine needles, which just made me...
Hi We are chuffed with the response from our customers with the Cakes-Away postable box. Had some lovely images posted on FB and twitter of results. The box has been extensively tested by us and we know it works – there are just two simple things that need to be right. 1. The cupcakes the right size for the box – which is why we have provided the cases with the boxes. 2. The icing needs to adhere to the cupcakes. Its as easy as that. Our design means that if you ...
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