Don Quixote Cake - La Mancha Windmill #2: Part 2: Roof and Blades

The roof of the windmill – the bones of it are not pretty, but it worked. I wish now that I had taken more photos, it’s all a learning experience. Hopefully the pictures I do have will at least paint enough of a picture for you. I warned...

Don Quixote Cake - La Mancha Windmill #1: Part 1: Stucco-effect

I thought it couldn’t hurt to share how I achieved the stucco effect on my Don Quixote cake. It is a pretty simple technique, and to honest, I had fun doing it. Cover a double-barrel cake first in chocolate fondant, then in white fondant....

Fondant grass using a sieve

I just posted this on facebook today and thought I’d share with all of you here. It was a trick I learned in College and still use today. It’s my first tutorial and quite simple; but, it is useful if you’ve just run out of royal icing or...