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CakesDecor.com Cake Themes #5: Purse - Handbag - Bag Cakes

After Hello Kitty Themed cakes, it’s time to post another part of the Cake Themes, today. We decided to showcase purse cake, handbag cake, bag cake and few suitcase cakes. Thank you all for posting them. ...

Interview #35: Jeanne Winslow of Jeanne Winslow Cake Design

1. How or why did you get started in cake decorating… was it by accident or did you always have a passion for it? Cake decorating was a happy accident for me. After the retail company I was working for went out of business in 2009, my...

Do you have Owls Themed Cakes? Feel free to post them.

I would like to post Owls Themed Cakes in next part of our CakesDecor.com Cake Themes Series, so If you have cakes with Owls, go ahead and post them on CakesDecor.com. Here are the previous Cake Themes: Purple cakes Topsy Turvy Cakes ...

How Can You Decorate Cupcakes for Your Little Girl’s Birthday

Perhaps it is that special time of the year once again, and your little daughter is anxiously waiting for her approaching birthday bash. Therefore, a party that is complete with a bunch of delicious cupcakes is sure to be in order. Whether the...

Tool alternatives

What will you do if you want to decorate a cake and you had no professional cake decorating tools available near you? No spatula – To smoothen ganache on a cake – I have used steel rulers , unused credit cards ( washed and clean) No...

Buttercream Ombre Ruffles Tutorial

I like taking things that are done in fondant, and creating the look and feel in buttercream. This weekend, I worked on this cake and I thought I’d share the process of how I did the buttercream ombre ruffles. The cake shown is has a 9" base...

General cake decorating tutorials #7: Creating a basket weave cake

Using a piping bag to make a basket weave cake :) If you like the videos, please subscribe for more content ( it’s free! ) and be sure to share the videos with your friends.

Interview #3: Royal Bakery's Lesley Wright

Lesley is English, but has lived in California for two years. She has been baking ‘full-time’ for less than a year, and counts herself as very lucky that she doesn’t have to do a proper job as well! She is also self-taught, and spends a lot of...

Tiered birthday cakes #2: Wizard of Oz Buttercream creation.

100% buttercream 2-tiered Wiz of Oz cake theme for March of Dimes benefit. Frost top and bottom tiers in buttercream. On top tier add 2-tones of blue for sky effect and smooth in leaving variations of colors… Outline...

Rosette cakes #1: Pretty in Pink

Frost 2-layer 8-in. round in a light regular buttercream covering, since you are putting more icing on w/ rosettes. Strip inside of bag in deeper pink icing & medium pink …or small amount strip w/ pink food coloring w/ toothpick, or long...