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PERFECT MASKING Technique

I’ve always said that your fondant coating can only be as good as your ganache (or buttercream) masking. Today I am going to show a simple technique that allows for a near perfect masking that is ready to be coated with fondant. I used this...

The Secret Life of Pets SNOWBALL (Bunny Rabbit) Cake Topper Tutorial

https://youtu.be/_vUKxhK2mmU Make an awesome SNOWBALL cake topper from The Secret Life of PETS, for your next party. I made this guy a few months back and thought, at the suggestion of a friend that I might share it with you all :-) ...

Fondant Tips on Eliminating Air Bubbles and Bulges

A common problem that probably every cake decorator has had to deal with at one time or another is when a cake forms bulges after coating it with rolling fondant. This is an especially important issue when making wedding cakes because you...

Making Modelling Chocolate

One of the beauties of Modelling Chocolate (I find) is it allows you more time to detail your work, and spend more time modelling in contrast to fondant and the other sugar-pastes which (for me) do tend to dry quicker, but then it depends on...

The Making of a 3D Standing Lego Ninjago Cake

I’ve posted my progress pics to my blog with additional info and detailed explanations but thought I’d post just the pics here and on FB so those that are savvy enough can figure out what they might need to do with just a bit of guidance. The...

gumpaste wisteria #1: making wired gumpaste wisteria flowers & buds

Hi all! Super excited to show you my first youtube video I filmed while making my Konohana Sakuya Hime for the Gardens of the World collab! This one shows you how to make the buds and flowers. Parts 2 and 3 will be added later, showing...

The making of "Hilda"❤

Hilda, the creation of illustrator Duane Bryers and pin-up art’s best kept secret has been my inspiration for Sweet Summer collaboration. Voluptuous in all the right places, a little clumsy but not at all shy about her figure, Hilda was one of...

Step -by-step pictures of making a train

I was asked how to make a train. I did this last year hope it’s useful. ;)

Sugar Modelling #1: Making the Jaguar XK150

This is not to scale as I was working fom photos and made my own measurements for this. All sugarpaste. I used foam which I cut to shape to set the bonnet shape overnight. I did not want to use wires for the wheel spokes so I created the ‘look’...

Tips on making basic facial features

Here’s our weekly serving of tips, and today we offer you our method that we call skinning.