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
Are you thinking of a great idea to welcome a new baby into the world through cake? Well here is a tutorial on how to make a baby rump cake that will have all the guest at the party loving your cake. http://www.wilton.com/blog/index.php/how-to-make-a-baby-rump-shower-cake/ I started by making crispy rice treats by following the instructions on the box of cereal. I placed the treats on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet. I then lined one of the pan halves from the Sports Ball Pan Set w...
The making of the Moth Orchid Part 1 It is hard to explain every detail in a mini turorial, but I believe this can get you started… Surprise… I decided to post a basic mini tutorial on the Moth Orchid instead of only the finished flower. Being a very popular orchid request and very beautiful I think it is a good choice. This is a basic mini tutorial since not all steps are shown or explained in detail. Hope you enjoy it… Double sided moth orchid veiner...
There is a delicate whimsy in having a baby transform into some magical and enchanted being, making them fairies, bugs, princesses…. I delight, fuss and frustrate on every detail as I mold and sculpt and dress the little sugar babies so I can tuck the little sweet being in a sugar flower that adorns the cake… It starts with a bit of inspiration from the “real” baby—-it actually eats my time and a whole lot of time!!! I just keep on looking at the photo of the real bab...
I used 100% buttercream to frost cake with, and do all scrollwork, boarders, etc… 3-tier wedding cake (6-8-12 inch tiers) 2-layers in each tier w/ buttercream filling. I baked and frosted all tiers w/ buttercream frosting. I very lightly spritz sides of iced cakes w/ water. I smoothed icing by dipping icing spatula in very warm water, and shaking off excess. I continue to dip and shake off excess by tapping on side of tall cup or pitcher. *You can also dip spatula ...
Sydney has been asking me if we could create a sugarpaste full blown rose spray for a cake for sometime now. I figured with Roses being June’s flower now would be perfect. I based the roses for this cake after the Glowing Peace Rose, named after its grandparent Peace, the world’s most renowned rose. The Glowing Peace combines timeless beauty with a modern touch. Large, round buds open to reveal full, 3 inch blooms featuring 26 to 42 golden… Read the wh...
Hi guys, hoping you all can help me please. I’m making a cake for next weekend and need to make an octagonalCage for the top of the cake. It’s a UFC themed cake. I have tried royal icing but it’s very delicate and easily breaks. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Is someone having a camo party and want to make their party complete with a camo cake or cupcakes well here is the perfect tutorial to show you how. http://thecraftymamablog.wordpress.com/2012/08/03/camouflage-cupcakes-tutorial/ I started out with 2 box mixes, one chocolate, one white. Divide the batter into 4 bowls. 1: White batter. 2: White batter with green food coloring and a dash of chocolate batter. 3: Equal parts chocolate and white batter. 4: Chocolate batter. ...
Have you ever seen a piped cupcake or even a piped border with multi colored buttercream and wondered how it was done? With this simple tutorial you can learn how. http://www.goodlifeeats.com/2011/03/kitchen-tip-multi-swirled-frosting.html Kitchen Tip: How to Pipe with Two or More Frosting Types 1. Lay your colors or flavors out in different container to keep them separate. 2. Using the tip for filling piping bags in the Cupcake Piping Tricks kitchen tip, fill the bags (I personal...
I have been watching General Hospital for 48 of the 50 years it has aired on ABC, my grandma and I would await for every new adventure each day at 2:00 pm CT. I skipped school on November 17th 1981 to watch Luke and Laura”s wedding, I actually missed a few more days leading up to the event. I cried in 1994 when Maxie Jones needed a heart transplant; her recipient being her cousin BJ and again in 1995 when Stone Cates died. I inadvertently turned Sydney, my daughter,... Read the whole s...
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