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Easy Buttercream Ruffles

Ruffles are everywhere these days, and recently I had a bride want ruffles on her wedding cake. But not fondant ruffles – Oh no, she wanted butter cream ruffles. So I took a few hours to figure them out and I documented the process. Let’s...

Fashion Inspired Ombre Buttercream Cupcake

I wanted to design a ruffle cupcake that reflected the soft beauty of frilled designer dresses incorporating the delicate flow that mimics the fabric frills, flowers, and ruffles that are in the runway’s lovely dresses. Using fashion as...

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 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...

Ombre Fabric Inspired Cupcake Ruffles

Nothing is more mystical than a cupcake or cake adorned in ruffles. Although I general use royal icing or fondant for fashion inspired cake decorating; buttercream has a soft fluffy appearance. The buttercream ruffle entices your eyes to...

Fondant Fairy Tutorial

Thanks to a few people who have urged me to share the process of making a fondant fairy plaque, I’ve created a photo tutorial. Enjoy..and let me know if you have any questions :) I found a fairy image I liked by Googling “fairy...

Ombre Ruffle Cake Tutorial

Welcome to this video tutorial where I show you how to make an ombre ruffle cake. If your looking for something pretty and eye-catching, this cake is coloured pink on the inside to match the ruffles on the outside. I really hope you enjoy this...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.03 / March 2014

Editorial Hello my Lovelies, At the start of this year, I made myself a promise….to not let fear run my life anymore and to say yes to every opportunity that came my way…no matter how scary it might seem. This month I was very fortunate to...

Beautiful Bouquets #3: modern buttercream ruffled & closed peony wreath cake

Hi all, this is the third cake in the series, a crescent shaped wreath of my new designs for ruffled & smooth closed buttercream peonies, and stylised chrysanthemums. The natural colour theme of this cake is blueberry, which was used to...

Romantic ruffled buttercream peony, bud & closed rose tutorial

Hi all, Here’s the vid I made on how to pipe oversized romantic ruffled ombre peonies, large buds, small buds and closed roses. I used these to decorate the semi naked cake I made in the last video :) hope you like it! Best wishes, Sawsen...