Marble Effect Fondant / Sugarpaste Cake Decorating Techniques Tutorial

Hi and welcome back to my kitchen. So a trend which is really popular at the moment, especially on wedding cakes is making part or all of your cake look like its made from marble. So for this weeks video tutorial I am going to do more...

How to Prepare & Cover a Cake with Icing / Fondant

Hi and welcome back to my kitchen. For me one of the most important things when it comes to making cakes is making sure you have a well covered cake as a base to add your design. Now I usually refer to it as icing, but icing is exactly the...

Sharp Edges on Fondant Cakes

OK, so I posted some time back in one of the forum posts about how I achieve sharp edges on fondant, and while for the most part my technique is much the same, I am always learning how to do things better and I’ve changed some things. Here are...

CakesDecor Gazette: Issue 3.03 / March 2014

Editorial Hello my Lovelies, At the start of this year, I made myself a promise….to not let fear run my life anymore and to say yes to every opportunity that came my way…no matter how scary it might seem. This month I was very fortunate to...

CakesDecor Flashback 2014 #2: Member Voices

Cakesdecor has been a great source of information & inspiration, whether your a beginner or a pro, there is always some one to help you, or teach you some thing new, it’s a great source of knowledge; Been able to look at other peoples work,...

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...

New CakesDecor Features #13: Mobile Navigation Update

Hey all, as I mentioned in the previous article, we are working on CakesDecor actively again, but since some back-end stuff was really outdated, it took us more time to update it and fix the bugs than we expected. I’m glad I can show you...

Rosette cakes #1: Pretty in Pink

Frost 2-layer 8-in. round in a light regular buttercream covering, since you are putting more icing on w/ rosettes. Strip inside of bag in deeper pink icing & medium pink …or small amount strip w/ pink food coloring w/ toothpick, or long...

Airbrushed cakeboard - explosion pattern

Hi there! My first blog here on CakesDecor so hope it all goes well!! Lately, cake decorators have been seeing squares in front their eyes….. one of the latest kids craze just now is Minecraft, so needless to say, Minecraft Birthday cakes have...

Tutorial - Stained Glass Effect Cake

After seeing the amazing stained glass effect cakes by people like Queen of Hearts Couture Cakes, Way Beyond Cakes by Mayen and Vinism Sugar Art, I decided I wanted to have a go and put my own spin on it. Hopefully it will inspire you to do...

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