In order to make gum paste carnations on wires, you need to make the bases in advance. I like to make mine at least a day ahead and let them dry overnight. You’ll need 22 gauge (food safe) floral wire, needle nose pliers, gum glue (dissolve a pinch of gum paste in a small amount of water), a small food safe brush, and gum paste. Using the pliers, make a small hook at one end of the wire. Pinch off a small amount of gum paste and roll into a little bulb. Dip the hooked end of t...
This tutorial is to paint the Giraffe print on the botom tier of this cake, for the tutorial on the Giraffe figurine follow this link http://cakesdecor.com/Ciccio/blog/409 I’m using 2 colours to paint 1. with the first is a mixture of 1tsp Vodka, 1/2 tsp Americolour Ivory gel colour & 1tsp Fleshtone Airbrush colour2. Second is straight Fleshtone Airbrushcolour ( I use the Chefmaster brand but any is fine) Starting with a light tan fondant cover cake, dowel ready if stacking no...
For more details of step-by-step tutorial please visit my page at : http://www.facebook.com/joyliciouscakes
Ok, so this two-toned technique has many applications, but I used it to create a landscape on the side of my cub scout cake. It worked so well, I can’t wait to find a good reason to use it again! Wait until you see how easy it is! Sure you could create a similar look with fondant, but buttercream makes for better eating.Start by smoothly frosting the cake tier with the background color of your choice. Since I’m making a landscape, I frosted my cake in blue for the sky.For my s...
I have made a cake explosion tutorial – You can find full photo tutorial here https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.417126111708356.101425.264419980312304&type=3https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.417126111708356.101425.264419980312304&type=3 I hope you find it useful – Thanks for looking xx
firstly I appologise for the messy work bench and poor quality photographs taken with my phone,but I had a lot happening when I made this. 1. reference material used. 2.Cut slab cake to rough shape 3.Place cardboard template against cake and cut around,I don’t have a template for the top view so just had to guess the width.I usually dont use templates I just do it by eye but I have tried this way to be more accurate. 4.Here I have finished shaping and ganached it up ready fo...
To make (non-wired) gum paste carnations, you’ll need: gum paste, rolling pin, small modeling tool (or popsicle stick, chopstick, etc.), carnation cutter or a scalloped round cutter, shaping foam, dusting pouch, dog bone/ball tool, veining tool, frill stick, gum glue, food safe brush, empty egg carton. Making the Base: Dust work surfaces to precent gum paste sticking. Roll a marble-sized (or larger, depending on the size of carnation needed) ball of gum paste. Elongate the bal...
Tutorial and pictures on How to get a wood-grain effect on Fondant. Needed supplies: White fondant, Brown fondant, brown gel color, small paint brush, Fondant Veining tool or toothpicks, Sponge or sponge paintbrush, Vanilla Extract or Vodka 1.) I took two batches of Fondant, one in white and one in brown. In this case I used Chocolate Fondant. 2.) I then added a tiny bit of the brown fondant to the white to give it a tannish color. 3.) I took a bit of each color an...
OK when someone wants a fast cake this flower will make a statement without taking ages You will need a parrot tulip cutter & viener or similar (these ones are from www.sugardelites.com)Sugarpaste with extra tylose (about1tsp per 250g – you want it to dry quick halve it if you have a couple of days)This is coloured with Chefmaster – Tropical Fushiaedible glue & brushThat werid tool you never thought you would use on the other end of you veining toolbowl, foil & tiss...
- New beginnings - 26 parts
- Interviews - 20 parts
- CakesDecor.com Cake Themes - 14 parts
- Tutorial - 10 parts
- Sugar Diary by Sugar Shey - 6 parts
- CakesDecor Tutorials Contest - 6 parts
- CakesDecor Tutorials Contest 2012 - 6 parts
- Lalaloopsy cake toppers - 6 parts
- Disaster strikes - 5 parts
- CakesDecor Tutorials Contest 2013 - 5 parts
- Michal Bulla - 117 entries
- Bobbie - 44 entries
- Kirstie's cakes - 32 entries
- veenaartofcakes - 22 entries
- Melinartcakes - 21 entries
- Ciccio - 16 entries
- couturecakesbyrose - 16 entries
- Nancy's Fancy's Cakes & Catering (Nancy Goolsby) - 15 entries
- For the love of cake - 14 entries
- timefortiffin - 12 entries
- cakes by khandra - 12 entries
- cakesbynadia - 11 entries
- funfetti - 11 entries
- Verusca Walker - 10 entries
- SugarMummyCupcakes - 10 entries
- beasweet - 8 entries
- Thecakeaddict - 8 entries
- FindYourCake - 7 entries
- Karla (Sweet K) - 7 entries
- AnaRemigio - 7 entries