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Chocolate & Walnuts Delight

Chocolate & Walnuts Delight 200 g (7 oz) dark chocolate, finely chopped 125 g (½ cup) soft butter 125 g (½ cup) dark brown sugar 2 egg yolks 75 g (1/3 cup) chopped walnuts 45 g (1/5 cup) almond meal 2 egg whites 40 g (approx...

How to get perfect sharped edges.

Hi all, I always had some difficulties shaping perfect edges on my cakes. I looked for tutorials on the Internet and found some one that were very helpful, but after all, not enough for me. I followed a beautiful tutorial recommended here on...

Flower Pot Cake Tutorial

Materials Airbrush Airbrush colors, white, green and black Bench scraper Cake recipe Cardboard cake circle, 8-inch 1 batch chocolate ganache CMC powder or Tylose powder Craft knife Drinking straw, thick Foam...

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...

LMF Fondant Tutorial

How to make my marshmallow fondant (fondly named LMF by it’s fans) This fondant works like the expensive stuff (tastes amazing) but only costs a fraction of the price and you can use it immediately. You can roll it out very thin with no tearing...

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...

Tutorial - Brush Embroidery

What is Brush Embroidery? It is a decorative technique used in sugar craft art. A paintbrush is stroked through royal icing leaving behind brush strokes which resemble stitching in fabric. It looks so beautiful and effective and it is not...

A Bad Cake Day, Striving For Perfection

We all have them. Bad Cake Days. They happen. This is a story about one of my bad cake days that wouldn’t go away. Hang tough, you can get through it if I did! Because I work alone, I have to bake ahead. After 500 cakes in the last 2 years, I...

Ganaching and Covering a Square Cake tutorial

Preparing and Covering a Square Cake To Ganache: 1. Layer cake with ganache and affix to baseboard with ganache. 2. Affix baseboard to workboard with ganache. 3. Trim cake so there is a 3 -5mm space between the cake and the edge of the...

Sprinkle Cake Tutorial

Material list: Cake Buttercream Icing Turntable or Lazy Susan Angled Spatula 2 Cardboard Cake Circles (Ideally the same size as your cake but no less than 1" smaller and definitely not larger) Cake lifter Large Shallow Tray Approx...

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