Summer Piped Royal Icing Roses and Flowers

Cupcakes are usually one serving size, no sharing involved. They’re small and easy to package, store, and transport. Decorating cupcakes is fun and creative for people of all ages. Generally they can be made out of common kitchen supplies and...

Rose and Alstroemeria Lily Flower Paste Keepsake

Every bride wants her wedding day to be perfect, to feel like a princess for that one special day. The cake is a special element of that day, with so many choices and styles it can become overwhelming. As a cake decorator I try to eliminate...

Classic Over-piped Scrolls and Trellis Cake

Royal icing stringwork is a delicate piping technique that can be used to create gorgeous trellis, cushion work, and add ornamental designs to any cake. The elegance of elements add panache and an professional finished look. You can use this...

Having Fun with The Lambeth Method of Cake Decorating

Lambeth method of piping is one of the most skilled techniques in cake decorating. In 1934 Joseph Lambeth shared his ornate style of cake decorating when he wrote and published his book The Lambeth Method of Cake Decorating. If you find a...

Summer Wedding Cupcakes Tutorial

Just as in fashion trends come and go the same is true in the world of weddings. Each year, new trends excite and inspire many brides. Trends for 2014 weddings lean towards individual style and a flair for the unconventional. While Cakes are...

Flamboyant Mayflower Petal Cake

I love to visit Botanical gardens, the flowers and plant give me unlimited inspiration and knowledge. As I walked around the flowers and greenery I saw a Flamboyant Mayflower and  became mesmerized by it’s beauty! The Flamboyant Mayflower is...

Royal Icing Lily of the Valley Sugar Cookies

The classic art of royal icing piping has never really gone away. I am happy to say in the last few years royal icing has become popular, even trendy with a modern twist. There are a multitude of decorative uses for royal icing from simple...

A Fashionable 4th of July

July 4th is quickly approaching, two short weeks away! I was inspired to create a pinwheel fashion cake decorated with red, white and blue. I truly wanted to design a cake that was different from all the Independence cakes I had seen in the...

Lemon Meringue Pie Cookie

Last week I was surfing Facebook and found a beautiful lemon tart on Tastemade‘s page. The photo of the lemon pie enticed my tastebuds which was no surprise since my absolute favorite pie is lemon meringue (my husband loves my lemon...

Ombre-Shade Brush Embroidery

Brush embroidery is a form of cake decorating. This technique is particularly popular with wedding cakes, cupcakes and cookies. You may transfer the pattern with a stylist and transfer it to the prepare cookie or cake; or you can create the...