Latest Cake Decorating Tutorials

Castle Cake #1: Whimsical Castle Cake

HOW TO MAKE AN ALL EDIBLE CASTLE CAKE The whole design is actually NOT my original. I have seen several versions of Castle Cakes online which I used as inspiration for this cake. I cannot specify one particular artist as this is not a copy...

Pillow cake tutorial

This is a pillow cake for a 50th birthday. The shoe is made of fondant/gumpaste and completely edible. We two-toned the fondant with purple on the bottom and biege on top with white royal accents. 10 inch and 6 inch tiers are of yellow...

How to mail cupcakes

How to ship cupcakes Two weeks ago I was on the phone with my mom and she said, “You need to send cupcakes for your dad’s 75th birthday!” My thought was, “Yeah, right mom, how on earth am I going to do that?” Then, one morning while I was in...

How we made Goofy out of Fondant/gumpaste

This is our first attempt at an iconic character. We were pretty happy with the results!We couldn’t find any help on line, so this is how we made our goofy. We hope it can help! First always make your colors in estimated sizes so that...

How to work ahead

Time management is a key ingredient to cake decorating success. I have found a way to work ahead. Recently, I used this method and was able to complete 3 cakes, all with detailed fondant accents, in just a few hours. (all the fondant work was...

Half-Covered Stripes

Just a quick note (hopefully) with a few hints on how to create a seamless join when you want to have more than one colour of fondant covering your cake, with no overlaps. 1. Start by calculating the size fondant you need to cover the top...

How to make marshmallow fondant (mmf)

Ingredients: 1 – 16oz bag mini marshmallows 1 – 2lb bag powdered sugar (sifted – I usually use about 3/4 to 2/3 of the bag) 2 to 3TBS water shortening gel paste food coloring (if colored needed) 1 to 2 tsp vanilla extract...

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...

How to make a two-toned cake with buttercream

Ok, so this two-toned technique has many applications, but I used it to create a landscape on the side of my cub scout cake. It worked so well, I can’t wait to find a good reason to use it again! Wait until you see how easy it is! Sure you...

Cupcake Bouquet Step-by-step

As this is a question I get asked quite a bit, I decided to photo my latest cupcake bouquet every step of the way to show exactly how it’s done. It’s fairly easy to do and by using different colours and decorations you can create a beautiful...