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Aquafaba swiss meringue buttercream - also egg free meringue, imbc, macaron...

Hi all! This is a recipe I’ve used twice now to make smbc without eggs- its the smbc recipe I promised you in the writeup to my book cake posted yesterday. Aquafaba is the water you get from a can of chickpeas/ garbanzo beans, or after boiling...

How to ganache a cake with sharp edges - The TORTA method

This tutorial is the technique that I came up with that made it easier for me to make sure that I got straight even sides and a completely flat top every time I ganached a cake. The technique I came up with is kind of a mix of the upside down...

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’...

3D Cakes #2: Making Simon's Mountaineering Boots

These have been my most popular cake and CakesDecor very kindly selected them as Editor’s Choice last year. I have been promising for ages to put together a tutorial to making these for those of you who have said ‘I can’t do that’. I hope you...

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...

Christmas poinsettia tutorial

to get in the christmas spirit i thought i would put together a little tutorial on making a christmas poinsetti you will need flower paste, vein rolling pin, corn flour, ball tool, 28g wire, foam pad, green rolling board, dust colours...

Perfect consistency cannoli cream

We are not sure if anyone will need this tutorial, but we know we would have loved to have had one. After several disasterous cannoli filling attempts, we finally figured out the perfect blend. If we can help just one person avoid wasting a...

Home Made Vanilla Bean Paste

http://hellocuppies.com/2015/06/18/home-made-vanilla-bean-paste/ For some months now I have been meaning to have a go at making my own vanilla bean paste. I usually use Nielsen-Massey, but after its recent price hike for the giant bottle it...

Dark Chocolate Cake Iced With Fresh Strawberry Buttercream

Chocolate cakes are among the most popular choices of people and can be used for any occasion. Be it for celebrating a birthday party, wedding anniversary or any other ceremony, chocolate cakes can be the best thing that you include in the...

Best Ever Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe Tutorial

I have been asked a few times for my Cream Cheese frosting recipe, I don’t make it in the traditional sense, I think this is so much better, this recipe makes enough to cover this 12″ × 5″ Cake. Once you’ve made this version you won’t go back ...