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Gravity Defying Chocolate Cake

I loved the challenge of creating my first Gravity Defying Cake. If you have the right support system you can create endless designs to make anyone speechless. The cake I am showing you is on a much smaller scale, so you may need more...

Giraffe Figurine Tutorial

This tutorial is for the giraffe figuring sitting ontop of cake, for the tutorial to paint the bottom tier follow this link http://cakesdecor.com/Ciccio/blog/408 You’ll need : ball tool large & very small, 10cm long skewer, knife, small...

How to Decorate Wedding Cookies 👰💍💒

June is not only the start of Summer, it is also wedding season! Every bride needs a show stopping wedding dress!! For this week’s video tutorial I have created three styles of wedding dress cookies (A-line gown, Ball gown, as well as a...

Men shoe cake tutorial by Gulnaz Mitchell

I made this cake for my husband’s birthday. I used my traditional Russian Honey cake recipe which is my husband’s favourite cake. But you can use any other cake recipe (except for carrot cake because it will be too crumbly). First, I...

Painted Vintage Paper Doll Cookies

For this week’s tutorial, I wanted to push my painting techniques and paint Dolly Dingle paper dolls on 4.5 x3-inch royal icing covered cookies. To my delight, I discovered paper dolls are not only for cutting out, their cherub faces and sweet...

Painted Giraffe Print on Fondant Cake

This tutorial is to paint the Giraffe print on the botom tier of this cake, for the tutorial on the Giraffe figurine follow this link http://cakesdecor.com/Ciccio/blog/409 I’m using 2 colours to paint 1. with the first is a mixture of 1tsp...

Vintage Ruffle/Fabric Flower - Valentine's inspired

Hello everyone, I have to apologize, I have been away from Cakes Decor for a VERY long time now, a choice I had to make for personal reasons. I hope to be back more regularly, though I’m not sure I’m ever going to get through my notifications! ...

How to- Seashell

Step by step pics show you how to make a sea shell using a cocktail stick and a boning tool. The colour of fondant is white and ivory. After the sea shell topper has dried apply white lustre dust for a pearl effect.

Deb Miller's Vanilla Marshmallow Fondant

This is my recipe for Vanilla Marshmallow Fondant. It’s very smooth to work with, drapes beautifully, and tastes somewhat like candy corn. I’ve been asked for the recipe, so I figured I’d finally write it down and share it. It’s color is a...

Painting Tutorial - 'Peek-a-Boo' Easter Bunny

Hi everyone! This Easter, I didn’t know what to do… Literally… I thought about eggs, then bunnies, then bunnies in eggs, then I forget about it… Suddenly, yesterday when I was navigating through Pinterest, a cute drawing appears in my...