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Cake Decorating: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
How to Make Your Own Gum Paste from Scratch
Making Gum Paste from Scratch. Cake Decorating.
9 Simple Steps to Assembling a Stacked Cake
A cake can fall over if it is not stacked properly.
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.
Sparkle and Glitter Cakes
Cakes can shine with a little applied sparkle or shimmer.
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.
Your Comprehensive Guide to Cake Carving
Learning to carve cakes can open up infinite cake designs.
Your Complete Guide to Making Icing Colors
You can create absolutely wonderful icing colors with four base colors.
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.
Difference Between Marzipan and Almond Paste
Both marzipan and almond paste can be used in cake decorating.
How to Make Fondant Spiders
Spiders are great cake and cupcake toppers for spooky holidays.
Meringue in Cake Decorating
The different types of meringue can be used for cake decorating.
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.
Possible Reasons for Cake Failures
Solutions for common cake failures.
Chocolate Ganache
This delightful chocolate concoction is perfect for filling and covering cakes.
Assembling Your Cake Decorating Kit
Creating beautiful cakes is easier with the correct tools and supplies
Beginner Cake Decorating Questions
Many questions can come up when decorating cakes.
How to Create Piped Pine Trees
Step Three-How to Create Piped Pine Trees. Page 3.
How to Make Fondant Bats
These wonderful spooky creatures are perfect for cupcakes.
Interesting Wedding Cake Topper
Couples have a broad range of wedding cake toppers to choose from when planning their cake.
Making a Present Cake
A cake shaped like a present looks whimsical and fun.
Cake Decorations that Look Like Nature
Cakes with nature decorations are beautiful.
Isomalt
This medium can be used to make jewels and sparkly design elements.
Baking Cakes without Sugar
Event cakes can also be sugar free for special diets.
Gum Paste Pom Poms
Make sure you have everything you need to make your pompoms.
How to Make a Waterfall Cake
Step Three-How to Make a Waterfall Cake
Different Wedding Cake Ideas
Having a different style cake can be a wonderful idea.
Using a Pasta Machine for Cake Decorating
A pasta machine is a great easy tool for cake decorating.
How to Make Dotted Fondant or Gum Paste
Beautiful patterns can be made with different colored fondant or gumpaste. Page 4.
How to Make Fondant Rocks
How to make realistic looking rocks out of fondant.
Winter Themed Wedding Cake Ideas
Winter themed wedding cake ideas are limitless
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.
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.
Plan a Homemade Birthday Cake for your Child
Children's cakes are fun to plan aqnd create.
How to Make Fondant Knitting
Make sure you have all the right tools for your project.
How to Make a Cat Litter Box Cake
Finish the cake. Cake Decorating. Page 5.
Royal Icing
Information about Royal Icing. Cake Decorating.
How Has Cake Design Changed Over the Years
Cake design has evolved over the last 20 years and stayed the same.
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.
Making Patterns on Fondant Using Stencils
Stencils create simple and complex designs on cakes,cupcakes and cookies. Page 9.
Hand Modelling a Fondant Giraffe
A cute giraffe is easy to create out of fondant.
Simple Vanilla Buttercream
This recipe is quick and delicious.
Carrot Cake
Easy carrot cake recipe. Cake Decorating.
Cake Design Apps-Part Two
There are several more apps that you can try for cake design.
Starting a Cake Decorating Business
If you love making cakes you might want to create a business from your passion.
Flour Substitutes
Using flour substitutes does not mean your finished cakes will have a weird or unpleasant texture or taste.
How to Pipe a Basketweave Design
Pipe horizontal stripes over the first vertical line.
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers Course from Craftsy.com
Handcrafted Sugar Flowers Course from Craftsy.com
Painting Techniques for Cake Designing
Cakes can be enhanced using painting techniques.
Fondant
Fondant is a very popular product used in cake decorating.
Cake Design Apps-Part One
There are some very interesting apps available for cake decorating enthusiasts.
Food Safety in Cake Decorating
Food safety is important for cake decorating.
Golden Yellow Cake
This golden beauty is the perfect base for a lovely cake design.
Food Additives in Cake Decorating Products
Sometimes there are additives in the products we use for cake design.
Common Cake Decorating Questions
Answers to commonly asked cake decorating questions.
Oreo Cookie Cake: A Decadent Dessert No One Can...
This cake will delight adults and kids alike.
Tools for Gum Paste Flowers
The best tools for gum paste flowers.
Tips for Flood Work
Try these handy tips when you make flooded cookies and run outs for your projects.
Pomegranate Jelly
This is a lovely trendy filling and glaze for cakes and cupcakes.
Hummingbird Cake
A Hummingbird Cake is a very special choice for any gathering of friends and family.
How to Make Gum Paste Briar Roses
prepare gum paste. Cake Decorating.
Cake Decorating Questions Part Four
It is important to get answers to your cake design questions.
How to Make Fondant or Gum Paste Lace
Get all your tools together. Cake Decorating.
How to Make Gum Paste Stephanotis
Step Six-How to Make Gum Paste Stephanotis. Page 6.
Cake Decorating PIping Tips
Piping tips will be a great tool to use for many cake designs.
How to Make a Snow Scene Cake
A cake with a snowmobile on it for a birthday.
Flood Work
This technique is wonderful for cookies and solid designs you put on cakes.
Chocolate Mousse
This heavenly filling can make your cakes incredibly elegant.
How to Use a Round Tip
This versatile tip can be used to make many different designs and borders.
How to Make a Checkerboard Cake
A checkered cake can be a wonderful surprise.
Dark Chocolate Paleo Cake
This is a lovely Paleo friendly cake.
Indonesian Layer Cake (Kek Lapis)
This is one of the most unique cakes you will ever try.
Tiramisu Cake
A three layer cake filled with sweetened mascarpone cheese and iced with espresso buttercream.
Moist Marble Cake
A swirl of chocolate and vanilla can satisfy any critic.
Strawberry Garnished Bundt Cake
Use a favorite recipe for the bundt cake
Billowing Technique for Cakes
Billowing is a complex looking fondant covering for cakes.
Cream Cheese Icing
A perfect cream cheese icing recipe
Cake Decorating Questions Part Three
There are answers to common cake decorating.
New Year's Eve Cake or Cupcake Ideas
Cupcakes or cakes for this festive holiday can be simple or elaborate depending on your event.
Paleo Chocolate Fudge Cake
This is a perfect cake for people following a Paleo diet.
Alternative Fondant Recipes
Other types of fondant recipes can also be great for your cake designs.
Decorating Chocolate Tiles and Pieces
It is easy to create beautiful chocolate decorations.
Quilling for Cakes
Quilling is a craft technique that can be used to great effect for cake designs.
How to Frost a Cake
Make your cakes. Cake Decorating.
Easy Cake Ball Technique
Cake balls are a great alternative to a whole cake.
Candied Ginger
Crystallized ginger is a wonderful addition to cake recipes and fillings.
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.
How to Make Fondant Cows
Nothing is cuter on a baby shower cake than perky fondant cows.
Create Your Own Beautiful Cookie Leaves for Fall
Fall leaves are a wonderful accent for cakes and cupcakes.
Fondant Crocodile
The fondant pieces are easy to make.
Fondant Ropes
Fondant ropes are an elegant method to finish a cake.
How to Make Fondant or Gum Paste Buttons
A silicone mould is a quick effective way to make fondant or gum paste buttons.
Efficient Cake Design
Tips to help you design cakes efficiently.
Wonderful Elmo Cupcakes
Elmo cupcakes can be a happy addition to any party.
How to Make Gum Paste Filler Blossoms
Insert stamens into the finished flowers. Page 4.
Rolled Fondant Recipe
DIY fondant can be easy and fun.
Popular Wedding Cake Toppers
Wedding Cakes can have an assortment of different toppers.
Wedding Cake Don'ts
Make sure you avoid these common wedding cake issues.
Paleo Nutella Cupcakes
These cupcakes a treat which many people who follow a Paleo diet might not have expected to taste again.
Avoid Wedding Cake Disasters
Try to avoid these common issues with a little planning and care.
2013 Wedding Cake Trends
Wedding cakes will be bold, romantic and unique in 2013.
Chocolate Mousse Gateau
A pretty delicate cake filled with pastry cream.
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Pumpkin cheesecake is a great choice for any event.
5 Festive Cake Decorating Ideas for Easter
Try these wonderful ideas to delight your family and friends.
How to Make Chocolate Drizzled Strawberries
Melt chocolate used for drizzling strawberries. Page 2.
Strategies for Picking your Cake Design
Choosing the best cake design can involve many different factors.
Should You Use Organic Ingredients in your...
Is it better to purchase organic ingredients for your cakes?
Winter Wedding Cake Theme
A lovely frosty wedding can be perfect for your special day.
Objections for success
You need to be aware of the objections you might face when talking to clients.
Piped Embroidery on Cakes
Cakes can look spectacular with embroidery inspired piping.
Basket Weave
Basket weave is a great cake decorating techique
How to Make Gum Paste Rose Hips
Step Four-How to Make Gum Paste Rose Hips. Page 4.
Making Millefiori Patterns
Millefiori is an easy pattern to create in fondant or gum paste.
Time Saving Cake Techniques
Sometimes you need to take short cuts in cake design.
Incredible Creamy Vegan Blueberry Cake
This is a creamy berry topped creation that will even be a hit with non-vegans.
Coconut Lime Cake
A spectacular combination of sublime coconut and tangy lime.
Modelling a Bear from Gum Paste
This cute whimsical teddy bear is simple to make even for beginners.
Getting More Instruction on Cake Design
You should always keep up with cake design advancements.
Making Quilt Patterns with Sugar Sheets
Your blocks will come together easily if all the elements are cut out. Page 4.
Rice Krispie Hearts
Simple Rice Krispie treats can make great cake decorations.
Cakes with Butterflies
Butterflies can add just the right touch to your cake decorating projects.
Sour Cream Vanilla Cake
A perfect light cake for any occasion.
Butter Pecan Cake
This is a rich buttery confection studded with toasty nuts and topped with sweet maple butter cream.
Bleeding
Icing color can bleed onto other colors
Imprint Mat
This tool is a wonderful addition to any cake decorating tool kit.
How to Create Gum Paste Rose Leaves
Step One-Rose Leaves. Cake Decorating.
Fondant Baby Seals
Cute baby seals are wonderful winter cake accents.
Making Paper Cake Decorating Cones
Paper cones are an easy and economical piping tool.
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.
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.
Making a Strawberry Topped Cake
Strawberries are very easy to create. Page 8.
Traditional Dark Fruitcake
Fruitcake is a traditional cake for Christmas and weddings.
Cake Decorating Questions-Part One
Some questions about cake decorating.
How to Make Fondant Corn
Fondant corn cobs can be great accents on fall cakes.
Selling your Cake Business
If you want to become a professional cake designer you must be able to sell your business
The Prettiest Floral Wedding Cake Trends
Wedding trends that include flowers are continuing for 2014.
Banana Split Cake
A tempting combination of banana, pineapple, strawberry and deep dark chocolate.
Cake Questions Answered
Many beginner designers have questions when it comes to techniques and best practices for cakes.
Sugar Sheet Heart Decorations for Valentine's Day
Fondant can be used as a backing for sugar sheet hearts. Page 5.
Meringue Buttercream
Meringue buttercream is a mildly sweet cake frosting and filling.
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