TUTORIAL - Simple Swags by The Violet Cake Shop

This is a quick tutorial for simple swags as seen on my Modern Steampunk Hat cake that was featured in Cake Masters magazine (November issue)… Not sure if anyone else has ever done swags this way before as I have not seen it done quite the...

Hermit Crab Tutorial

Supplies needed: scissors, 2 brushes, 1 embossing tool, pearl dust, 1 black food gel color, 1 blue food gel color or what ever color you want , 3 different shades of fondant your choice , Black sugar pearls, paper towel , and 1 cup of...

Making Modelling Chocolate

One of the beauties of Modelling Chocolate (I find) is it allows you more time to detail your work, and spend more time modelling in contrast to fondant and the other sugar-pastes which (for me) do tend to dry quicker, but then it depends on...

Sharp edges on a round cake - the easy way

Want to learn sharp edges the easy way? Well look no further cake fans, I will soon sort you out! Now as a prewarn, easy doesn’t always mean perfect. So what I’m saying is – this method does not provide perfection. Perfect sharp edges yes, but...

Abstract Sugar Decor

A simple way I made abstract sugar decor that can be added to the top of cakes, cupcakes, fruit tarts etc to give it that instant wow factor when you are pressed for time. Regards Candace.

Flower Pot Cake Tutorial

Materials Airbrush Airbrush colors, white, green and black Bench scraper Cake recipe Cardboard cake circle, 8-inch 1 batch chocolate ganache CMC powder or Tylose powder Craft knife Drinking straw, thick Foam...

Wafer Paper LOTUS Tutorial by The Violet Cake Shop™

Merry Christmas Everyone!! I made a tutorial for how to recreate the wafer paper lotuses that I had on my Festival of Lights cake from October, for everyone as my Christmas gift. Hope you all enjoy it and it is helpful. There is a tip for...

Christmas Penguins Tutorial

Hi CD Friends!! I want to share with you my First Video Tutorial for Christmas I hope you like it :) Merry Christmas to all of you! Karla xx

Christmas Minion with a banana tree

Hello everyone, I just wanna to share with you a tutorial that I made recently for a blog adventscalender. I use fondant with CMC to create the figures – for the minion body about 80g and for the tree 50g yellow for the base and a bit more...

Chocolate Christmas Fudge Recipe

This is a delicious Chocolate Christmas Fudge recipe. Perfect for fudge lovers and a lovely homemade christmas gift / present. Recipe by Ceri Badham of Fancy Cakes by Linda. www.facebook.com/fancycakeslinda www.fancycakesbylinda.co.uk