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Pillow cake tutorial

This is a pillow cake for a 50th birthday. The shoe is made of fondant/gumpaste and completely edible. We two-toned the fondant with purple on the bottom and biege on top with white royal accents. 10 inch and 6 inch tiers are of yellow cake...

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...

Princess Doll Tutorial

As promised here is the tutorial to make a princess cake. You do not need a Barbie Doll topper and you could even use a shop caught one, but keep only the torso area… or even better, model your own, which will be my next one. Each photo has...

PVC cake armature #1: Brobee 3D cake

PVC “HOW TO” I am still a new cake artist, and am far from perfect. I had an order for a children’s birthday party, in which the customer wanted a 3D character from a popular children’s show, Yo Gabba Gabba. I searched all over Cakesdcor and...

Fondant Tutorials #1: Using Tappits v.2 a picture tutorial

Equipment Silicone Rolling Pin Scriber Tool Icing Sugar Tappits Treated fondant (I use tylo powder) Palette knife / pizza cutter Roll out the treated fondant to 1-2 mm thick. The fondant should be nice and elastic and...

How to make a gum paste or fondant calla lily

Here is a ‘how to’ that explains how you make your own calla lilies from fondant or gum paste. You can decorate your cake or cup cakes with these gorgeous flowers. If you are a beginner the calla lily is a good place to start! Calla lilies...

Taj Mahal cake tutorial

1. Taj Mahal is all about symmetry. Plan the size of the cake you are making and create the templates A and B using a cardboard. 2. Roll the white fondant and Cut 4 * A and 4* B shapes using the template. Let the figure dry. It took me over...

How to Cover a 12" x 12" Cake Board with Scrapbook Paper!

How to Cover a Square Cake Drum – (12” or smaller) Materials Needed: Cake drum (I always use ½” thick) 12” x 12” sheet scrapbook paper Roll of contact paper Scissors STEP 1 Trim your craft paper to the size of your cake board....

My first blog! Bake it UP!!

Baking, easy yeah? Hmmmmm not so much. Most people with an interest in baking, will be totally fine when it comes to whipping up that victoria sponge for after sunday lunch. Of course, theres not much height needed really….you just mix a basic...