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EASIEST Tree Bark Effect Tutorial Ever!

Hi Everyone, earlier last year I created a tutorial for an antique fondant effect,the tutorial has been one of my most successful tutorials. When I created this technique I realized it had a lot of potential for creating other effects,...

Tiered birthday cakes #1: Diving and Plane themed cake w/ shark.

I frosted an 8 & 10-inch round 2-layer cakes in blue buttercream icing. I made diver, treasure chest, and shark out of fondant, and allowed to dry for several days. I placed clear cake columns through 10- in. tier to...

Realistic buttercream Birch tree cake tutorial (video)

Hi all, It’s been a while since I posted here, I thought I would for my latest tutorial video – how to make a realistic birch tree stump cake using buttercream, with no special piping tips. Every part of this cake is decorated in pure...

Icing a cake - free tutorials #1: Creating a Wood bark effect on your cake

Here I show you how I create a wood bark effect on a cake, using fondant a modelling tool and food colouring. If you like the video, please do subscribe to my channel where I put new videos up weekly :) Thank you for watching

How to make a 3D standing Lorax cake tutorial

So, I’m no expert, I mostly make things up as I go along, but here’s how I made my lorax cake… I hope it helps someone and maybe give you the confidence to have a go at a standing cake if you haven’t yet, as this was my first. I used steel...

Christmas Fondant Toppers #3: How To Make A Fondant Christmas Tree

Don’t forget to give the video a thumbs up! Tools & Ingredients: 1. Green fondant 2. Red fondant 3. Blue fondant 4. Orange fondant 5. Yellow fondant 6. Small star cutter 7. Rolling pin 8. Toothpick 9. Shortening or a little...

Christmas cookies with fondant

This Christmas cookies can be both eaten and used as Christmas tree decorations. Here’s what you need cold shortcrust pastry mini cookies plunger cutters rolling pin with rings of two sizes silicone baking sheet or parchment...

My Cake Decorating Journey

Thanks for the share opportunity Michal – great idea! My earliest memory of cake was when I lived with my Gran – she made delicious cakes that were rock hard and you had to use your teeth like a scraper to gnaw at them! She didn’t have an oven...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 4.03 / March 2015

Welcome to the Issue 4.03 / March 2015 of the CakesDecor Gazette  Click here to view the CD Gazette archives ~ Click here to view Gazette in web browser ...

Interview #4: Ron Ben-Israel

Biography As Chef-Owner of one of the country’s finest couture cake studios, Ron Ben-Israel started his confectionery adventures after a fifteen-year career as a professional modern dancer. Upon retiring from performing with companies...