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How to write on cakes

I have a birthday cake coming up and I have horrible hand writing how do I got about writing on the cake??? Plzzzz help

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Elli Warren

Hi Amber! if you don’t feel confident with writing could you not use little letter cutters? They come in all different sizes and do a very neat job! :-) x

Baby cakes by amber

Were do u purchase them

Allways Julez

or you could practice… print out your letters on a piece of paper… pipe over the font, until you feel you can do it without the paper. There is also another method where you can use a printed font as a template, and pin prick or indent through the template, to mark your cake… then pipe over the markings.

Toni (White Crafty Cakes)

Hi Amber, Do you have a Hobby Lobby or Michaels close to you? They should have letter cutters in their cake section. They always have a 40% off coupon as well. My favorite letters are silicon letter molds by Martha Stewart. I use them all the time. You can find them in the Martha Stewart section. So easy to use. Just fill them with fondant, put in the freezer for a few minutes, and they pop out easily. Here is what they look like on a cake I recently made.

miettes

Toni, brilliant idea to put in the freezer, I use that MArtha Stewart letter mild all the time and sometimes they stick and don’t want to put too much starch; thanks :-)

AWG Hobby Cakes

fridge work perfect :) my pandora self made mold lettering is sooooo fiddly and I have to freeze that aswell

Jenniffer White

I do everything I can to keep from writing on cakes. Mostly, I’ll use gumpaste plaques or fondant banners and write on those, which I can do using a food marker. But I have used all the techniques mentioned above too, and all work well in certain situations.

Yum Cakes and Treats

There are also letter stamps that imprint the letters onto the cake. Then u just pipe over the imprint. I got mine at Bulk Barn.

June ("Clarky's Cakes")

I haven’t “written” on a cake in years. Like these other ladies, I use cutters or moulds for my letters. I also have a cheapie set from my Dollar store where you can push into a round circle and either go over with piping or lustre dust. I think the cutter/moulded letters look much more professional on a cake unless you have superior piping.