Blog entries tagged buttercream

Mini Rose Cupcake - Piping Technique Tutorial

Welcome to this video tutorial where I show you a different technique to create a beautiful piped cupcake to look like a mini bouquet of roses. To do this I used a small closed star tip. The one I used had the number 34 on the side, which is...

Simple chocolate and vanilla buttercream swirl cupcakes :) video tutorial

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Ombre Fabric Inspired Cupcake Ruffles

Nothing is more mystical than a cupcake or cake adorned in ruffles. Although I general use royal icing or fondant for fashion inspired cake decorating; buttercream has a soft fluffy appearance. The buttercream ruffle entices your eyes to...

Peggy Porschen's Vanilla Buttercream

When I first started making custom cakes, I bought a Peggy Porschen book, Simply Spectacular Cakes. I had been making SMBC (Swiss meringue buttercream) on the advice of another caker friend, but when I tried Peggy’s buttercream recipe and I was...

Buttercream floral designs #5: Buttercream roses galore!

1/2 sheet cake frosted in buttercream. #104 rose tip for #26 pastel roses in pink, yellow, peach, 2-tone shades as well of same colors. Also added #44 rose buds around roses along inside and outside boarder of large...

Fashion Inspired Ombre Buttercream Cupcake

I wanted to design a ruffle cupcake that reflected the soft beauty of frilled designer dresses incorporating the delicate flow that mimics the fabric frills, flowers, and ruffles that are in the runway’s lovely dresses. Using fashion as...

Sugar Christmas Tree

I just had to share this fun and life-like Christmas tree piped with royal icing (including the ornaments)! Literally the entire tree including the drying time in between the leaves and the ornaments took 30 minutes, yet these christmas...

Buttercream birthday cakes #2: Wagon wheel buttercream design

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...

Buttercream birthday cakes #1: Tractor farm cake in 100% buttercream

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...

Buttercream floral designs #4: Forget-me-nots in beautiful tones

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...