Latest Cake Decorating Tutorials

How to get started making a gumpaste flower from a photo

Lovely Purple Dahlia – Made in gumpaste How I made the purple Dahlia from this photo… What I do when I find a flower I want to make Don’t have the real flower then print the best photo or photos you can find. Look...

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...

Diamond Buttercream Quilting Technique

I posted this to my blog this morning, but I wasn’t sure if I could share videos on here or not. In this video, I present the method I use to get a diamond / harlequin effect on my buttercream cakes. Hope you enjoy!

How to dry a gumpaste tiara

This is a record-short tutorial, but I thought I’d share it with you. Drying out gumpaste tiaras can be tricky since you want a concave shape. So, I found a very easy way. Here’s how: Materials: drying rack; styrofoam glass Cut two slits...

How to create perfect stiped fondant and chocolate

This a tutorial on using a pasta maker to create perfect horizontal stripes on fondant or modeling chocolate. 1. Take your chosen base colour of fondant or modelling chocolate and pass it several times through the pasta maker set to its...

How to get Wood-grain effect on Fondant

*Tutorial and pictures on How to get a wood-grain effect on Fondant. * Needed supplies: White fondant, Brown fondant, brown gel color, small paint brush, Fondant Veining tool or toothpicks, Sponge or sponge paintbrush, Vanilla Extract...

Fondant Fairy Tutorial

Thanks to a few people who have urged me to share the process of making a fondant fairy plaque, I’ve created a photo tutorial. Enjoy..and let me know if you have any questions :) I found a fairy image I liked by Googling “fairy...

Gumpaste Tulip Tutorial

Here is a tutorial on how to make a gumpaste tulip Supplies you will need: - gumpaste - tulip cutter - floral wire (22 guage and 26 guage) - wire cutters - grooved cel board - veining mat/tool - thin foam - rolling pin -...

Perfect consistency cannoli cream

We are not sure if anyone will need this tutorial, but we know we would have loved to have had one. After several disasterous cannoli filling attempts, we finally figured out the perfect blend. If we can help just one person avoid wasting a...

Elmo Tutorial

In March I made my youngest daughter Jasmine, a very special little guy to sit on both her ‘at home’ family cake and then her special ‘party’ cake later in the week. Elmo rules her world, or should I say MoMo! At the Christmas parade in our...