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Sharp edges on a round cake - the easy way

Want to learn sharp edges the easy way? Well look no further cake fans, I will soon sort you out! Now as a prewarn, easy doesn’t always mean perfect. So what I’m saying is – this method does not provide perfection. Perfect sharp edges yes, but...

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....

Santa Christmas Cake Pops

Supplies White cake balls Lollipop sticks Red, white, and peach candy melts Marshmallow bits Red disco dust (optional) White sparkling sugar White tiny sugar pearls Pink sugar pearls Pink luster dust (optional) Black confetti...

3d plane cake sat on wheels off board

To make the frame for the cake to hold the plane up on its three wheels- Firstly I googled the name of the plane I wished to make getting a scaled template with views from above side and front. I drew around the template with view from above to...

How to make a 3D standing Lorax cake tutorial

So, I’m no expert, I mostly make things up as I go along, but here’s how I made my lorax cake… I hope it helps someone and maybe give you the confidence to have a go at a standing cake if you haven’t yet, as this was my first. I used steel...

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...

3D Cakes #3: Making Running Shoe Cakes

If you have ever wanted to make a pair of shoes but are not quite sure how to go about it, I hope this set of photos with brief explanations is helpful in some way. Each shoe cake is on a piece of thin cake card cut to size. It makes handling...

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...

Stress Free Cake Transportation

Raise your hand if you’ve ever had to transport a cake and thought that your heart just couldn’t take the strain. (raising hand) Raise your hand if you’ve ever transported a cake and mourned the crack that showed up in the frosting. (raising...

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...