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Scary cakes & Halloween!!! #1: Walking Dead in buttercream!

I frosted a 1/4 sheet red velvet w/ buttercream and smoothed w/ very warm water w/ knife dipped in and shake off excess. * (tip) I also pre-spray lightly water before smoothing and knife in warm water. Center of cake put a...

Tangled Rapunzel Tower cake tutorial

This tutorial covers setting up the support structure and decoration of a “Tangled” Rapunzel Tower Cake as can be seen on https://www.facebook.com/CustomCakeDesigns …. This support structure was made for a cake that needed to cater for 70...

Fondant Parquet cake base

This is how I create my wooden flooring for my cake bases…. I hope it is of some help, and should anyone have any questions please ask away…if anyone makes use of it I would LOVE to see the results (either here or on facebook...

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...

How to make a Trompe-l'œil effect.

For my contribution to Children’s classic books collaboration, I thought to realize a Trompe-l’œil effect for the inside of the house. I halved a round shape dummy. I carved one of the two halves, keeping 2-3 cm for the wall. Using a...

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...

Cake with owls tutorial

I made this tutorial at the request of “Cake Courier” a blog of the newspaper “Corriere della Sera”, of course for me it was a great honor and it is with pleasure that I share it with you! I sincerely hope that you enjoy it! thanks :) Link...

Tangled cake tutorial

Hi everyone! This is my first real tutorial and there are some missing photos so bare with me. I hope I have explained this clearly enough and that it’s not a terrible bore. :) Here we go: I started by tracing and cutting (3) 12" circles...

Picture Frame Board #1: Sweet Art - Picture Frame Board and Hanging Cake

I saw a cake posted earlier this year by “The Sweet Life by Julie”. It caught my attention immediately because it was a white picture frame with a hanging cake covered in red poppies. You know how sometimes you see something and you instantly...