Latest Cake Decorating Tutorials

How to make a 'Dispicable Me' Minion

Here is how I made my little sugarpaste Minions from the movie ‘Discpicable Me’ Firstly you will need…. a small amount of yellow, blue, black and white sugarpaste a craft knife a rolling pin a cocktail stick a jumbo straw (not esseintial)...

Crayons

First, you’ll need to gather your resources! So, rummage through your goodies and accumulate your loot! Here you go: A clay extruder (we used the Makin’s Professional Clay Extruder) with the largest circle disk Fondant in all of your...

Freehand Sunflower

This is a tutorial for making sunflowers without having to shell out for cutters. I’m a total cheapskate and I was worried the cutters wouldn’t arrive in time in any case, so decided to try doing them freehand. ...

Billowing Tutorial

The first time I saw a cake with fondant billowing I wanted to try it on a cake one day! What you will need. Fondant, a ruler, exacto knife, rolling pin, water and a brush Roll fondant out about 1/8-1/16’ thick then trim down to 4×4...

Easter Calla Lily Cupcakes Tutorial & Recipe!

With Easter just around the corner, I thought I would share this tutorial for calla lily cupcakes! I have also included my recipe for Coconut Macaroon cupcakes and frosting! Enjoy!! Step 1: Roll out your white fondant or gumpaste to 1/8”...

Sculpted Cakes #1: Freddie the Dog

This is a tutorial to create a sculpted or 3D sitting dog cake like my ‘Freddie’ cake. You could adapt this to different breeds (even different animals!) and make it in a variety of sizes. I used a 14 inch board and two chocolate sponge...

Ribbon Rose Tutorial

A number of people have asked me exactly how I make the ribbon roses on my bouquet cake so here’s a quick tutorial. *The Equipment * I use a small cutting board, a rolling pin and a scalpel. How to make the rose 1. Roll a small piece...

Modelling Chocolate - UK Recipe and tutorial

Hi everyone! I have worked with Modelling Chocolate (referred to as M/C throughout this article) many times over the past few months, trying to find the perfect recipe, and the best ways to use it. I have encountered many wonderful results, but...

Making a chocolate base for a Giant cupcake

*You will need * Silicone Spatula Giant cupcake mould (silicone) White Chocolate – 300gms A fridge LOL Colouring to your desired choice A little patience Firstly bake your Giant cupcake, allow to cool and set to one side. I...

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....