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Cake Decorating: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
9 Simple Steps to Assembling a Stacked Cake
A cake can fall over if it is not stacked properly.
How to Make Your Own Gum Paste from Scratch
Making Gum Paste from Scratch. Cake Decorating.
How Many People Will Your Cake Serve
Cake Sizes and Portion Sizes. Cake Decorating.
4 Common Problems with Fondant and How to Fix...
Fondant problems can be fixed with a little practice and care.
Decorate Like a Pro with These Helpful Hints to...
A handy cake decorating skill to master.
Use These Recipe Conversion Charts for All Your...
It is important to convert the measurements in recipes accurately.
Buttercream vs Fondant
The most common covering for cakes is either fondant or buttercream and there are pros and cons with either choice.
Your Complete Guide to Making Icing Colors
You can create absolutely wonderful icing colors with four base colors.
Sparkle and Glitter Cakes
Cakes can shine with a little applied sparkle or shimmer.
Your Comprehensive Guide to Cake Carving
Learning to carve cakes can open up infinite cake designs.
Simple Buttercream Icing
Buttercream is a delicious filling and frosting for cakes and cupcakes.
Wedding Cake Traditions
There are many traditions surrounding the wedding cake.
Some Important Cake Decorating Techniques to...
These skills will be very valuable when decorating cakes.
Handy Tips when Cake Decorating
A few tricks and tips to help you create beautiful cakes.
Determining the Size of a Sheet Cake
It can be confusing to decide on how big to make a sheet cake.
How to Make Fondant Snowflakes
Gather your tools to make fondant snowflakes
How to Make a Gum Paste Rose
How to create gum paste roses step one.
Meringue in Cake Decorating
The different types of meringue can be used for cake decorating.
Cake Decorations that Look Like Nature
Cakes with nature decorations are beautiful.
Covering Cake Boards
In order to make your cake as gorgeous as it can be, it is important to also pay attention to the cake board.
Beginner Cake Decorating Questions
Many questions can come up when decorating cakes.
Possible Reasons for Cake Failures
Solutions for common cake failures.
Incredible Creamy Vegan Blueberry Cake
This is a creamy berry topped creation that will even be a hit with non-vegans.
Assembling Your Cake Decorating Kit
Creating beautiful cakes is easier with the correct tools and supplies
Isomalt
This medium can be used to make jewels and sparkly design elements.
How to Make a Waterfall Cake
gather what you need to make the cake.
Difference Between Marzipan and Almond Paste
Both marzipan and almond paste can be used in cake decorating.
Making a Present Cake
A cake shaped like a present looks whimsical and fun.
Interesting Wedding Cake Topper
Couples have a broad range of wedding cake toppers to choose from when planning their cake.
Different Wedding Cake Ideas
Having a different style cake can be a wonderful idea.
Lovely Layered Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake is a perfect summer wedding choice, birthday cake or shower cake.
Oreo Cookie Cake: A Decadent Dessert No One Can...
This cake will delight adults and kids alike.
Chocolate Ganache
This delightful chocolate concoction is perfect for filling and covering cakes.
Baking Cakes without Sugar
Event cakes can also be sugar free for special diets.
How to Create Piped Pine Trees
Step Three-How to Create Piped Pine Trees. Page 3.
Winter Themed Wedding Cake Ideas
Winter themed wedding cake ideas are limitless
Cake Design Apps-Part One
There are some very interesting apps available for cake decorating enthusiasts.
Gum Paste Pom Poms
Make sure you have everything you need to make your pompoms.
Painting Techniques for Cake Designing
Cakes can be enhanced using painting techniques.
Common Cake Decorating Questions
Answers to commonly asked cake decorating questions.
How to Make Fondant Rocks
How to make realistic looking rocks out of fondant.
How to Make Dotted Fondant or Gum Paste
Beautiful patterns can be made with different colored fondant or gumpaste. Page 7.
How to Make Fondant Knitting
Make sure you have all the right tools for your project.
Using a Pasta Machine for Cake Decorating
A pasta machine is a great easy tool for cake decorating.
How to Pipe a Basketweave Design
Pipe the first line for the basketweave
Plan a Homemade Birthday Cake for your Child
Children's cakes are fun to plan aqnd create.
Cake Design Apps-Part Two
There are several more apps that you can try for cake design.
Fondant
Fondant is a very popular product used in cake decorating.
Edible Markers for Decorating
If you need to create fine detail edible markers can be a wonderful tool.
How to Use an Open Star Tip
This versatile tip can be used to make many different designs and borders.
Simple Vanilla Buttercream
This recipe is quick and delicious.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Three
There are answers to common cake decorating.
Decorating Chocolate Tiles and Pieces
It is easy to create beautiful chocolate decorations.
Tips for Flood Work
Try these handy tips when you make flooded cookies and run outs for your projects.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Four
It is important to get answers to your cake design questions.
Cake Decorating PIping Tips
Piping tips will be a great tool to use for many cake designs.
Indonesian Layer Cake (Kek Lapis)
This is one of the most unique cakes you will ever try.
Royal Icing
Information about Royal Icing. Cake Decorating.
Hand Modelling a Fondant Giraffe
A cute giraffe is easy to create out of fondant.
Dark Chocolate Paleo Cake
This is a lovely Paleo friendly cake.
Flour Substitutes
Using flour substitutes does not mean your finished cakes will have a weird or unpleasant texture or taste.
Starting a Cake Decorating Business
If you love making cakes you might want to create a business from your passion.
Carrot Cake
Easy carrot cake recipe. Cake Decorating.
Food Safety in Cake Decorating
Food safety is important for cake decorating.
Sour Cream Vanilla Cake
A perfect light cake for any occasion.
How Has Cake Design Changed Over the Years
Cake design has evolved over the last 20 years and stayed the same.
How to Make a Checkerboard Cake
A checkered cake can be a wonderful surprise.
hazelnut cheesecake
Cheesecake can be a luscious choice for a wedding cake in any season.
Tools for Gum Paste Flowers
Best tools for making gum paste flowers.
How to Make Gum Paste Briar Roses
Repeat until all the required flowers are done.
How to Make Fondant or Gum Paste Lace
Get all your tools together. Cake Decorating.
Strawberry Garnished Bundt Cake
Use a favorite recipe for the bundt cake
Easy Cake Ball Technique
Cake balls are a great alternative to a whole cake.
Paleo Carrot Pineapple Cake
This is a gorgeous fall themed cake.
Avoid Wedding Cake Disasters
Try to avoid these common issues with a little planning and care.
Making Patterns on Fondant Using Stencils
Stencils create simple and complex designs on cakes,cupcakes and cookies. Page 7.
The Prettiest Floral Wedding Cake Trends
Wedding trends that include flowers are continuing for 2014.
Piped Embroidery on Cakes
Cakes can look spectacular with embroidery inspired piping.
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers Course from Craftsy.com
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers Course from Craftsy.com
Wedding Cake Don'ts
Make sure you avoid these common wedding cake issues.
How to Make Fondant Spiders
Spiders are great cake and cupcake toppers for spooky holidays.
Efficient Cake Design
Tips to help you design cakes efficiently.
Gluten Free Red Velvet Cupcakes with Traditiona...
This is a wonderful choice for birthday parties and summer picnics.
Food Additives in Cake Decorating Products
Sometimes there are additives in the products we use for cake design.
What are the Best Cake Pans for Your Project
Cake pans are a necessary expensive for any cake designer and Wilton is a trusted name in bakewear and cake decorating supplies.
How to Use a Round Tip
This versatile tip can be used to make many different designs and borders.
How to Make a Snow Scene Cake
A cake with a snowmobile on it for a birthday.
Chocolate Mousse
This heavenly filling can make your cakes incredibly elegant.
How to Make Gum Paste Stephanotis
Step Two-How to Make Gum Paste Stephanotis. Page 2.
Rolled Fondant Recipe
DIY fondant can be easy and fun.
Flood Work
This technique is wonderful for cookies and solid designs you put on cakes.
Fresh Peach Cake
A lovely vanilla cake filled with fresh peaches.
Traditional French Macaroons
Many wedding cakes feature stacked French macaroons in an assortment of lovely colors.
5 Festive Cake Decorating Ideas for Easter
Try these wonderful ideas to delight your family and friends.
How to Create a Sunset Rose Cake
How to Create a Sunset Rose Cake
Time Saving Cake Techniques
Sometimes you need to take short cuts in cake design.
Wedding Cake Trends 2014
Thanks to many advances in technique and medium there is pretty much nothing that talented experienced cake designers can't do for a bridal couple.
Billowing Technique for Cakes
Repeat process of making fondant pillows. Page 8.
Meringue Buttercream
Meringue buttercream is a mildly sweet cake frosting and filling.
Delivering your cakes
Delivering cakes requires more than a few boxes and a piping bag. You need a system to carry the tools needed for a successful delivery of the cake.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Two
Questions concerning cake decorating.
Wonderful Elmo Cupcakes
Elmo cupcakes can be a happy addition to any party.
Making a Strawberry Topped Cake
Strawberries are very easy to create. Page 8.
How to Create Gum Paste Rose Leaves
Step One-Rose Leaves. Cake Decorating.
Alternative Fondant Recipes
Other types of fondant recipes can also be great for your cake designs.
Candied Ginger
Crystallized ginger is a wonderful addition to cake recipes and fillings.
Hummingbird Cake
A Hummingbird Cake is a very special choice for any gathering of friends and family.
Popular Wedding Cake Toppers
Wedding Cakes can have an assortment of different toppers.
How to Make Gum Paste Filler Blossoms
Roll out the gum paste for your cutters. Page 2.
How to Make Fondant Cows
Nothing is cuter on a baby shower cake than perky fondant cows.
Cream Cheese Icing
A perfect cream cheese icing recipe
Wedding Cake Dos
Here are some tips to help you create a successful wedding cake.
How to Make Fondant Bats
These wonderful spooky creatures are perfect for cupcakes.
Wedding Cake Checklist-Part One
It can save time and prevent cake disasters to plan out your wedding cake using a simple checklist.
Basket Weave
Basket weave is a great cake decorating techique
Fondant and butter cream amounts
Knowing what to use for fondant and butter cream quantities for certain sizes of cakes can save you money and time.
summer berry ckes
Berries of all types seem to be the fruit of choice when topping and flavoring cakes this summer.
Pretty Spring Bridal Cake
Pretty spring cake with pink daisies for bridal party.
Popular Wedding Cake Styles
The style of your wedding cake can definitely add to your special day.
Chocolate Mousse Gateau
A pretty delicate cake filled with pastry cream.
Should You Use Organic Ingredients in your...
Is it better to purchase organic ingredients for your cakes?
Modelling a Bear from Gum Paste
This cute whimsical teddy bear is simple to make even for beginners.
How to Make Tree Cake Toppers
Cover the cone with melted candy or chocolate. Page 4.
Interesting Trends in Groom’s Cake Flavors
Groom's cakes can be unique as well as delicious.
Coconut Lime Cake
A spectacular combination of sublime coconut and tangy lime.
Paleo Chocolate Fudge Cake
This is a perfect cake for people following a Paleo diet.
Making Millefiori Patterns
Millefiori is an easy pattern to create in fondant or gum paste. Page 3.
Tiramisu Cake
A three layer cake filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese and iced with espresso buttercream.
How to Frost a Cake
Make your cakes. Cake Decorating.
eggs
Eggs are a common ingredient used in cake design and creation.
Maple Carrot Cake
A delicious moist maple cake. Cake Decorating.
How to Make Fondant or Gum Paste Buttons
A silicone mould is a quick effective way to make fondant or gum paste buttons.
Hand Modelling Shapes for Cake Decorating
Gum paste and fondant can be made into wonderful people and animals using a few simple shapes and tools.
Double chocolate bread pudding
Bread pudding is a great choice for a fall wedding cake base.
Wedding Cake Checklist-Part Two
It can save time and prevent cake disasters to plan out your wedding cake using a simple checklist.
Objections for success
You need to be aware of the objections you might face when talking to clients.
Banana Split Cake
A tempting combination of banana, pineapple, strawberry and deep dark chocolate.
Fondant Ropes
Fondant ropes are an elegant method to finish a cake.
Cake Decorating TV Shows
Cake TV shows can be invaluable for new cake designers.
Great Cake Decorating Books
These informational and lovely books are a great addition to any library.
Hazelnut Nutella Cake
This cake is chocolaty and filled with rich hazelnut flavor.
Winter Wedding Cake Theme
A lovely frosty wedding can be perfect for your special day.
Easy Fixes for Cake Problems
There are many things that can go wrong after you take your beautiful cake out of the oven. Some are easier to fix than others.
Lovely Edible Lace
edible lace can be a design element that takes your cakes to a new level of expertise.
Strategies for Picking your Cake Design
Choosing the best cake design can involve many different factors.
How to Make Chocolate Drizzled Strawberries
Pick perfect strawberries. Cake Decorating.
Cake Questions Answered
Many beginner designers have questions when it comes to techniques and best practices for cakes.
How to Make Ice Cream Cone Cupcakes
Having the right tools makes decorating easy.
How to Make a Crooked Tree
The leaves for the tree should be cut right before putting them on the branches. Page 3.
Continuing Cake Trends
Some fun cake trends are continuing into the fall and winter of 2013.
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