Having Fun with The Lambeth Method of Cake Decorating

Lambeth cakes always have an elegant presence 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...

Marie Antoinette Cookie Tutorial

I love haute couture inspired cakes and cookies; what better time period than the 18th century Versailles. During Marie Antoinette’s regime fashion was a means to control the king and queen’s court, “to keep the potentially dangerous...

Sweet Pea Spray Piped on Fondant

Last week was one of those crazy weeks, you know when adding an extra task makes you want to pull your hair out of your head. During my hectic week a friend needed 2 1/2 dozen cookies for a baby shower and asked if I could create them. Of...

Victorian Fashion Inspired Fondant

When you think of Victorian inspired cupcake designs you immediately think of romance and perhaps exquisite. Perhaps the accessories from Rose’s vanity (in her room on the Titanic). Handmade lace doilies, heavy luxuries mirrors, Halcyon...

Royal Icing Piped Daisies

I thought it would fun to learn how to make these cute and cheerful royal icing daisies (in minutes) with this video tutorial. All you will need is an understanding of pressure control, bag potions, and the correct constancy of the icing. In...

Piped Swans Chilling in a Pond

Summer is my favorite season I love the hot sunshiny days and the warm nights, and although I am crazy busy with weddings and bridal showers, I feel relaxed. The minute back school starts I seem to have a sense of rushing, almost as if the...

Fashion Inspired Fondant Platform Stiletto Shoe

Shoes are the number one accessory; women brag about how many pairs of shoes they have in their closet. Mariah Carey had Mario Buatta design an elegant space with gold-leaf and bleached-wood floors for her stilettos. Although my husband has...

Enchanting Brush Embroidery Sugar Cookie Plaque

I adore the little plaque cookies they are extremely versatile, and what better cake decorating technique than tone on tone brush embroidery? The finished design is elegantly suitable for hanging (except that it is edible). The plaque cookies...

Lace Brush Embroidery for a Vintage Look

Brush Embroidery is a go to royal icing technique I use often in my cake and cookie decorating. Brush embroidery is fairy simple to achieve, although appears complicated. There are several methods to add brush embroidery to your cookies or...

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...