I frosted sides w/ chocolate buttercream, or you can tint BC brown. Then I added small amounts of black around sides w/ #3 or #4 tip and smoothed up around top. Then I piped white icing within 1-inch of outer top edge, and smoothed. Leaving edge for nail heads of wagon wheel. Piped #12 Axel in center and smoothed w/ finger dipped in very warm water. Put black center and smoothed indented. Silver edible sparkles around top edge of axel. piped #352 basket weave tip on smooth side in...
100% Buttercream~ I frosted entire cake in white BC. Then I took one or two different shades of green and put small amounts here and there on bottom 1/2 of cake and smoothed. then I put some brown and golden yellow in smaller amounts usually with a small spatula or #2, 3, or 4 tip here and there… then smoothed again. for top half of cake. I just added a couple of shades of blue in same manner. I outlined tractor (I do not have a cake copy machine, so I free hand it with a toot...
Frost 1/4 sheet red velvet in buttercream. I pipe a little buttercream in opposite corners to raise bouquet a little. I then make vine design, where I will place flowers, so you will probably not see much of that, after I place flowers… I use tip #60 & 61 (looks like a slightly curved rose tip), for flower petals. I use 2-tone blue and blue turquoise icing for flowers. I pipe 5 or 6 petals on each flower and put #4 black center w/ #2 yellow dots around each center. I a...
Frost a 10 & 6 inch 2-layer cakes in buttercream. Use #104 tip to make icing roses (of which you can find online tutorials for). I made red and deep purple per request of bride. I put a mound of icing on top tier to have more of a mounding effect to put the roses on. I usually start in center with a rose and build out from there. I filled in with sweet peas in matching colors. Then I used 2-tone green icing w/ #352 leaf tip to apply foliage around roses. I use a much l...
I LOVE CAKE INTERNATIONAL!! This morning, after a two hour car journey we finally reached the NEC, Cake International.It was amazing!! – All the cakes were incredible, I even got to see a few cakes from our very own Cakes Decor Community, you all did such a great job!! I took plenty of photos, I’m hoping to post a few pictures on Monday to show you all some of the outstanding talent of the cake decorating world. I have never been to Cake International before, so I didn’...
100% buttercream 2-tiered Wiz of Oz cake theme for March of Dimes benefit.Frost top and bottom tiers in buttercream. On top tier add 2-tones of blue for sky effect and smooth in leaving variations of colors… Outline w/ tooth pick shape for hot air balloon . Out line w/ red #4 and white & red for fill in balloon #5 and black for basket #4. Smooth balloon w/ finger tip dipped in warm water, and then out line again in red #4. Put #5 piped white clouds around to...
Bake and frost 1/4 sheet cake in Pink (I used princess pink color in gel). I pipe #3 or #4 white BC vines in corners, then pipe #104 roses on flower nail and place in corner in corners. I added rose buds along vines and start adding #352 white leaves. I then use palest green and mainly white in a tub for just a hint of color by adding more vines and leaves to fill in. I add a top and bottom boarder in #352 white leaf ruffle boarder. Front side of cake I added 3-tip dots a...
Bake and frost 1/4 sheet cake in buttercream frosting. Using buttercream icing tinted w/ paste or gel colors in red, orange, brown, teal and olive green. Use #3 tip to make olive green vines around top inner edge of cake. Then use #352 leaf tip to make maple leaves. I make center point first, then center leaf points on either side, then bottom leaf tips to resemble shape of maple leaf. I then take #3 or #2 straight tip and make center stripe up center of each leaf tip, th...
bake 3-tiers in 6-8-12-in 2-layers each. Frost in buttercream, smooth w/ spatula dipped in very warm water completely sides and top. Start at back of cake and take angled spatula dip in warm water, and shake off. start at bottom and go up and circle back down to make marks.. up and down. Once knife starts to get icing caked on it and starts to make texture messier, you need to clean knife off and repeat water, and motion. You can start at back again and add more texture or go...
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