Crystallizing flowers will give your cakes that special touch all bakers long for – although it takes a little bit of work, the end result is well worth it. Here’s how: Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. gelatin (Knox can be used, but it tends to lump) 6 Tbsp. Water at room temperature Sprinkle the gelatin over water and mix right away – if bubbles form, skim them off the top. Allow mixture to rest for 2-3 minutes until it reaches a sponge-like consistency. Take hardened gelat...
I am not an expert at this by any means. I have just done a ton of trial and lots of errors so I wanted to share what I learned so far. If anyone has anymore tips please let me know and I will adjust the tutorial. What you will need: Isomalt Crystals Distilled Water Ice Cubes (I recommend not using bagged ice. I has holes and makes it difficult to get the coral out) Heavy Metal Sauce Pan Stock Pot Whisk Candy Thermometer Silpat Mat Tray Airbrush Color Desiccant Pac...
It’s been a long time I posted a Blog entry to this Series. I noticed that there were lot of Sugar Flowers and Gumpaste flowers posted lately and I would like to show you some of them on one place. If you know about any other flowers that are on CakesDecor and I forgot to include them here, feel free to add them to comments.
A small tutorial to make this pretty little boat style thun .. I hope you enjoy!https://www.facebook.com/SugarLoveAndPassion
Tiramisu my way: 4 eggs 150g of sugar 500g mascarpone 500g of cream 1 pack and half of ladyfingers coffee cherry cocoa Procedure: Whip the cream and put it in the fridge, make even the coffee, and in the meantime will cool … Beat the egg yolks with the sugar, resulting in a mixture is light and fluffy, add the mascarpone, mixing with electric whisk to dissolve clots … Still stirring, add a little ‘of coffee and a bit’ of cherry. At this point...
Before I set off into town this morning I moulded some silicone plastic around a marble in the hope that it would give me a clean 1 inch bauble type sphere when it had set. As you can see from the picture above it worked I just need to get my little ones in bed then I’m going to test it out along with my beer bottle mould. While wandering round the shops today I popped into save the children and what should I find but a huge pot mixing bowl £2.99 what a bargain and x2 ca...
Well today the last day of the 2012 was the day I got in the kitchen to play with sugar. The weighing was fine the mixing was fine but then came the boiling and omg it was bubbling red hot scalding I s#i# myself to put it bluntly!I used my thermometer to test until it rose to 160c I had my moulds already and a bucket of cold water to empty it out into. My first problem was with the small ball. The sugar was not hot enough and didn’t poor out so I ended up with a solid ball, my mould...
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