Laura

Laura

680 posts, 9 followers and following 17
Feb 2013    Upstate/Northern NY    Website

Calli Hopper interview on Pretty Witty Cakes

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Tool Review : Rolling Pins

My tool/tools may seem boring, but as I thought about what I used every time I did a cake, rolling fondant, doing gumpaste work/decorations/flowers etc., I realized, to me they are very essential. 1. My small trusty Wilton rolling pin…I can...

Christmas Cookies with Wet on Wet Piping

Between cooking and baking since Monday for yesterday’s Thanksgiving, and Black Friday shopping it is nice to know you can design an elegant Christmas cookie in 9 minutes. Wet on wet piping is using the same royal icing consistency...

Festive Scenery Piped on a Sugar Cookie

A peaceful scenery piped on festive Christmas cookies! One of my favorite Christmas traditions is placing candles in the windows of our home. I wanted to recreate the mood and excitement of the Christmas season ona sugar cookie. The cookies...

Interview #25: Sharon Wee

Short Bio Sharon Wee is a gorgeous, tiny, talented powerhouse in the Cake Decorating Community. I had the pleasure of meeting Sharon for the first time earlier this year at the Australian Cake Decorating Network Cake Camp in Melbourne and I...

Witch fingers and eyeball tutorial, free Halloween treat

HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE! I have been asked for a tutorial about how to create the fingers and eyeballs from my Hansel and Gretel Halloween cake. It’s a very easy and quick tutorial and I hope some of you find it useful. If you decided to...

Sweet Pea Spray Piped on Fondant

Last week was one of those crazy weeks, you know when adding an extra task makes you want to pull your hair out of your head. During my hectic week a friend needed 2 1/2 dozen cookies for a baby shower and asked if I could create them. Of...

Fashion Inspired Fondant Platform Stiletto Shoe

Shoes are the number one accessory; women brag about how many pairs of shoes they have in their closet. Mariah Carey had Mario Buatta design an elegant space with gold-leaf and bleached-wood floors for her stilettos. Although my husband has...

Lace Brush Embroidery for a Vintage Look

Brush Embroidery is a go to royal icing technique I use often in my cake and cookie decorating. Brush embroidery is fairy simple to achieve, although appears complicated. There are several methods to add brush embroidery to your cookies or...

Summer Piped Royal Icing Roses and Flowers

Cupcakes are usually one serving size, no sharing involved. They’re small and easy to package, store, and transport. Decorating cupcakes is fun and creative for people of all ages. Generally they can be made out of common kitchen supplies and...