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CakesDecor Theme: Buttercream Cakes

Hi Everyone! This week’s theme is ‘Buttercream cakes’. These kinds of cakes seem to be growing in popularity, so I thought it would make a great theme. I’ve also loved seeing the recent tutorials of buttercream flowers, which were stunning!...

Buttercream flower cakes #3: My first multi-tiered floral buttercream cake

I’ve gone crazy over floral buttercream cakes, so when I joined a wedding exhibit last weekend, I made a four-tier floral buttercream cake. It’s just a dummy cake, and I used vegetable shortening with a bit of confectioners’ sugar and cornstarch...

Pastel Magnolia Buttercream Cake

Last weekend I had the privilege of making a beautiful buttercream cake with my popular sugar magnolias. This time there was a specific texture involved in the buttercream, and the flowers were a colour I hadn’t had the opportunity to make...

PAINTED CAKES and Sugar Flowers #8: Painting BUTTERCREAM CAKE , Watercolour Effect

https://youtu.be/5E6Ck9HUxe0 Who didn’t know you can paint on BUTTERCREAM? ( Hands UP! :):):) Surprisingly you can and it’s not even all that hard! Here’s a Tutorial I’d recorded, hope you find it interesting or useful or both. Thanks for...

Marble looking buttercream cake.

https://youtu.be/mGWNxMOvgCQ

Innovative buttercream fruit & flowers: #1: pomegranate & blossom wreath cake

Hi all, I’ve started a new series of unique & unusual buttercream cake tutorials on my Youtube channel. The first is up, it’s a pomegranate & pomegranate flower (technically speaking it’s actually the sepals post petal fall, but hey)...

Diamond Buttercream Quilting Technique

I posted this to my blog this morning, but I wasn’t sure if I could share videos on here or not. In this video, I present the method I use to get a diamond / harlequin effect on my buttercream cakes. Hope you enjoy!

A Bite of Buttercream #10: Using a Silicone Mold with Buttercream

Using Buttercream in a mold?? Sorcery!! Well no actually, it’s easier than you might think, and opens up a whole world of design and decoration opportunities. As well as fondant/gumpaste/modelling chocolate, you can use silicone molds with...

Chocolate ganache Sprinkle Drip Cake

Hi and welcome back to my kitchen. So the drip cake is definitely here to stay, it is such a great way to create a fun cake. In this video tutorial I am going to show you how I made this pretty buttercream cake which is covered in...

TOOL REVIEW : I love my fondant smoother!

I know I know…it’s just a fondant smoother. :) But really…I use it for so much more than smoothing my fondant-covered cakes! I use it to smooth out fondant on my cupcakes, on parts of a model I am working on, use it with impression mats, and how...