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Cake Decorating: Most Popular Articles

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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.
Buttercream vs Fondant
The most common covering for cakes is either fondant or buttercream and there are pros and cons with either choice.
Use These Recipe Conversion Charts for All Your...
It is important to convert the measurements in recipes accurately.
Sparkle and Glitter Cakes
Cakes can shine with a little applied sparkle or shimmer.
Your Complete Guide to Making Icing Colors
You can create absolutely wonderful icing colors with four base colors.
Wedding Cake Traditions
There are many traditions surrounding the wedding cake.
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.
Some Important Cake Decorating Techniques to...
These skills will be very valuable when decorating cakes.
How to Make Fondant Spiders
Spiders are great cake and cupcake toppers for spooky holidays.
Handy Tips when Cake Decorating
A few tricks and tips to help you create beautiful cakes.
Difference Between Marzipan and Almond Paste
Both marzipan and almond paste can be used in cake decorating.
How to Make Fondant Bats
These wonderful spooky creatures are perfect for cupcakes.
Determining the Size of a Sheet Cake
It can be confusing to decide on how big to make a sheet cake.
Meringue in Cake Decorating
The different types of meringue can be used for cake decorating.
Chocolate Ganache
This delightful chocolate concoction is perfect for filling and covering cakes.
How to Make a Gum Paste Rose
How to create gum paste roses step five.
Possible Reasons for Cake Failures
Solutions for common cake failures.
How to Make Fondant Snowflakes
Gather your tools to make fondant snowflakes
Assembling Your Cake Decorating Kit
Creating beautiful cakes is easier with the correct tools and supplies
Gum Paste Pom Poms
Make sure you have everything you need to make your pompoms.
Beginner Cake Decorating Questions
Many questions can come up when decorating cakes.
Cake Decorations that Look Like Nature
Cakes with nature decorations are beautiful.
Winter Themed Wedding Cake Ideas
Winter themed wedding cake ideas are limitless
Making a Present Cake
A cake shaped like a present looks whimsical and fun.
How to Make a Waterfall Cake
Step Nine-How to Make a Waterfall Cake
Plan a Homemade Birthday Cake for your Child
Children's cakes are fun to plan aqnd create.
Interesting Wedding Cake Topper
Couples have a broad range of wedding cake toppers to choose from when planning their cake.
How to Make Fondant Rocks
How to make realistic looking rocks out of fondant.
How Has Cake Design Changed Over the Years
Cake design has evolved over the last 20 years and stayed the same.
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.
How to Make Dotted Fondant or Gum Paste
Beautiful patterns can be made with different colored fondant or gumpaste. Page 4.
Different Wedding Cake Ideas
Having a different style cake can be a wonderful idea.
Isomalt
This medium can be used to make jewels and sparkly design elements.
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.
Dark Chocolate Paleo Cake
This is a lovely Paleo friendly cake.
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.
Using a Pasta Machine for Cake Decorating
A pasta machine is a great easy tool for cake decorating.
Royal Icing
Information about Royal Icing. Cake Decorating.
How to Make Fondant Knitting
Create a looped patern over the dowels or knitting needles. Page 9.
Pomegranate Jelly
This is a lovely trendy filling and glaze for cakes and cupcakes.
Common Cake Decorating Questions
Answers to commonly asked cake decorating questions.
How to Make a Cat Litter Box Cake
Finish the cake. Cake Decorating. Page 5.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Three
There are answers to common cake decorating.
Flour Substitutes
Using flour substitutes does not mean your finished cakes will have a weird or unpleasant texture or taste.
Hand Modelling a Fondant Giraffe
A cute giraffe is easy to create out of fondant.
Cake Design Apps-Part One
There are some very interesting apps available for cake decorating enthusiasts.
How to Pipe a Basketweave Design
Pipe the first line for the basketweave
Carrot Cake
Easy carrot cake recipe. Cake Decorating.
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.
Fondant
Fondant is a very popular product used in cake decorating.
Painting Techniques for Cake Designing
Cakes can be enhanced using painting techniques.
Oreo Cookie Cake: A Decadent Dessert No One Can...
This cake will delight adults and kids alike.
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers Course from Craftsy.com
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers Course from Craftsy.com
How to Make Fondant Cows
Nothing is cuter on a baby shower cake than perky fondant cows.
Winter Wedding Cake Theme
A lovely frosty wedding can be perfect for your special day.
How to Make a Checkerboard Cake
A checkered cake can be a wonderful surprise.
Tools for Gum Paste Flowers
The best tools for gum paste flowers.
Flood Work
This technique is wonderful for cookies and solid designs you put on cakes.
Tips for Flood Work
Try these handy tips when you make flooded cookies and run outs for your projects.
Cake Design Apps-Part Two
There are several more apps that you can try for cake design.
Making Patterns on Fondant Using Stencils
Stencils create simple and complex designs on cakes,cupcakes and cookies. Page 7.
Edible Markers for Decorating
If you need to create fine detail edible markers can be a wonderful tool.
Starting a Cake Decorating Business
If you love making cakes you might want to create a business from your passion.
Food Additives in Cake Decorating Products
Sometimes there are additives in the products we use for cake design.
Food Safety in Cake Decorating
Food safety is important for cake decorating.
Cake Decorating PIping Tips
Piping tips will be a great tool to use for many cake designs.
How to Make Fondant or Gum Paste Lace
Create the design you want for your cake. Page 5.
Hummingbird Cake
A Hummingbird Cake is a very special choice for any gathering of friends and family.
Easy Cake Ball Technique
Cake balls are a great alternative to a whole cake.
Incredible Creamy Vegan Blueberry Cake
This is a creamy berry topped creation that will even be a hit with non-vegans.
Efficient Cake Design
Tips to help you design cakes efficiently.
How to Make Gum Paste Filler Blossoms
Insert stamens into the finished flowers. Page 4.
Candied Ginger
Crystallized ginger is a wonderful addition to cake recipes and fillings.
How to Make a Snow Scene Cake
A cake with a snowmobile on it for a birthday. Page 6.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Four
It is important to get answers to your cake design questions.
Golden Yellow Cake
This golden beauty is the perfect base for a lovely cake design.
Rolled Fondant Recipe
DIY fondant can be easy and fun.
Strawberry Garnished Bundt Cake
Use a favorite recipe for the bundt cake
Popular Wedding Cake Toppers
Wedding Cakes can have an assortment of different toppers.
Should You Use Organic Ingredients in your...
Is it better to purchase organic ingredients for your cakes?
Moist Marble Cake
A swirl of chocolate and vanilla can satisfy any critic.
Decorating Chocolate Tiles and Pieces
It is easy to create beautiful chocolate decorations.
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin cheesecake is a great choice for any event.
Wedding Cake Don'ts
Make sure you avoid these common wedding cake issues.
Quilling for Cakes
Quilling is a craft technique that can be used to great effect for cake designs.
Getting More Instruction on Cake Design
You should always keep up with cake design advancements.
Banana Split Cake
A tempting combination of banana, pineapple, strawberry and deep dark chocolate.
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.
Cakes with Butterflies
Butterflies can add just the right touch to your cake decorating projects.
How to Create Gum Paste Rose Leaves
Step One-Rose Leaves. Cake Decorating.
Strategies for Picking your Cake Design
Choosing the best cake design can involve many different factors.
Christmas Cupcake Designs Using Fondant
Cupcakes can be a perfect gift at Christmas time.
Time Saving Cake Techniques
Sometimes you need to take short cuts in cake design.
Meringue Buttercream
Meringue buttercream is a mildly sweet cake frosting and filling.
New Year's Eve Cake or Cupcake Ideas
Cupcakes or cakes for this festive holiday can be simple or elaborate depending on your event.
How to Use a Round Tip
This versatile tip can be used to make many different designs and borders.
Fondant Ropes
Fondant ropes are an elegant method to finish a cake.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Two
Questions concerning cake decorating.
Cream Cheese Icing
A perfect cream cheese icing recipe
Great Cake Decorating Books
These informational and lovely books are a great addition to any library.
Traditional Dark Fruitcake
Fruitcake is a traditional cake for Christmas and weddings.
Maple Carrot Cake
A delicious moist maple cake. Cake Decorating.
Indonesian Layer Cake (Kek Lapis)
This is one of the most unique cakes you will ever try.
Deluxe Peanut Butter Cake
A gorgeous decadent three tier cake filled with chocolate and peanut butter.
How to Frost a Cake
Make your cakes. Cake Decorating.
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
Billowing is a complex looking fondant covering for cakes.
How to Create a Sunset Rose Cake
How to Create a Sunset Rose Cake
Alternative Fondant Recipes
Other types of fondant recipes can also be great for your cake designs.
Chocolate Mousse
This heavenly filling can make your cakes incredibly elegant.
Objections for success
You need to be aware of the objections you might face when talking to clients.
Making a Strawberry Topped Cake
Proper tools and equipment should be gathered before starting.
Sour Cream Vanilla Cake
A perfect light cake for any occasion.
Making Millefiori Patterns
Millefiori is an easy pattern to create in fondant or gum paste.
Fondant Braids
Fondant Braids are a wonderful design element.
Fabulous Halloween Cake Pops
Cake pops are perfect for Halloween treats and parties.
How to Make Gum Paste Briar Roses
Gather your tools to make the project easier.
Rice Krispie Hearts
Simple Rice Krispie treats can make great cake decorations.
Interesting Trends in Groom’s Cake Flavors
Groom's cakes can be unique as well as delicious.
Piped Embroidery on Cakes
Cakes can look spectacular with embroidery inspired piping.
Lovely Layered Strawberry Shortcake
Strawberry shortcake is a perfect summer wedding choice, birthday cake or shower cake.
Cake Questions Answered
Many beginner designers have questions when it comes to techniques and best practices for cakes.
Modelling a Bear from Gum Paste
This cute whimsical teddy bear is simple to make even for beginners.
Paleo Carrot Cake
This cake is moist and perfectly topped with lovely creamy icing.
Avoid Wedding Cake Disasters
Try to avoid these common issues with a little planning and care.
Selling your Cake Business
If you want to become a professional cake designer you must be able to sell your business
Wonderful Elmo Cupcakes
Elmo cupcakes can be a happy addition to any party.
Fondant Baby Seals
Cute baby seals are wonderful winter cake accents.
Maple Apple Cake
This refined sugar free cake is a lovely choice for weddings, birthdays or a family dinner.
Tiramisu Cake
A three layer cake filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese and iced with espresso buttercream.
Thanksgiving Cake Pops
Cake pops can be a light treat after a full turkey dinner with family and friends.
Basket Weave
Basket weave is a great cake decorating techique
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.
Gorgeous Flowered Wedding Cakes for Spring
Flowers will always be a popular choice for wedding cakes.
Pastry Cream
Pastry cream is a lovely filling for cakes and cupcakes.
Questions for new cake designers
You should figure out the answers to common cake decorating business questions before getting started.
Fondant Crocodile
You can make your crocodile fierce or cute. Page 2.
Making Paper Cake Decorating Cones
Paper cones are an easy and economical piping tool.
Paleo Chocolate Fudge Cake
This is a perfect cake for people following a Paleo diet.
Wedding Cake Dos
Here are some tips to help you create a successful wedding cake.
Tart Orange Chiffon Cake
Orange Chiffon Cake is a lovely light old fashioned choice for any event.
The Prettiest Floral Wedding Cake Trends
Wedding trends that include flowers are continuing for 2014.
Paleo Carrot Pineapple Cake
This is a gorgeous fall themed cake.
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