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How to Make a Christmas Baubles Cake

How to make a Christmas Baubles Cake  by lanana       Christmas Baubles Cake Already Stacked         Baked cakes These are the cakes that I baked for these balls: For the small one I used the soccer ball pan from Wilton, For the bigger one (my mom gave me this Idea) I used a medium Pyrex bowl, just make sure is regular oven safe. Also (and this is important) make sure you put the same amount of batter before baking. I only have one bowl, So I baked one half cake first then the other half. I forgot to measure how many cups batter... read more

How to Make a Box of Crayons Cake

By tguegirl   I've gotten a bunch of requests for this, so thought I would post instructions. First of all, all credit and many thanks goes to kiraboo for the original idea.   STEP 1 Start by stacking sheet cakes into an 11X15 rectangle (I only had 9X13 pans, and so baked three and cut them up until I got the proper size.) Make sure to bake them high enough, as you'll need some height for the ice cream cones to fit on the side. On one end, carve out a semicircle shape with three arches for the crayons. Again, be careful not to carve away too much of... read more

How to Make Edible Sugar Glue - VIdeo

by Aine2   I show you how to make a strong edible glue, perfect for sugar modeling. Easy peasy! :o)   read more

How to Make a Popcorn Bag Cake Video

  By Elissa Strauss of Confetti Cakes, brought to you by Satin Ice                   read more

How to Bake Hearts inside a cake

Posted by Jackie How to put an image inside a cake so each piece cut is the same. List of Materials baked cake the color you want inside, shaped cutter, baking nail, raw mix. Cut small wedges, one at a time as needed, out of your baked colored cake. I am using a heart cutter. You want your pieces to be in a wedge shape so they will fit TIGHTLY together. Here are all my pieces cut out ready to go. This pink cade was baked in a 7" x 3" pan so that it would fit in an 8" x 3" pan for the second baking. Now I have placed a little bit of cake batter in the... read more

How To make Spider Cake Pops with Webs

Posted by sugarkissed_net There’s something about Halloween treats that are extra fun. Maybe it’s the fact that normally scary and ugly things can be turned super cute. Maybe it’s the fact that the whole holiday centers around sugar and sweets. Whatever it is, I hope these spider cake pops make it on to your list of Halloween treats to make this season! List of Materials Orange and green M&Ms and shoe string candy Dark brown or black and white melted chocolate White gel food coloring, black food coloring marker Start by making your cake balls and chilling... read more

How To Make Multi-Colored Cookie Press Flowers

Posted by sugarkissed_net Those of you that are cookie nerds and gadget lovers need a cookie press! A cookie press is basically a dough gun. You fill the barrel with dough, pull the trigger, and (presto!) dough lands on your cookie sheet in a custom shape. Easy-peasey!   List of Materials Cookie Press Spritz Cookie Dough Pink, Orange, and Yellow Food Coloring Use a recipe specifically designed for a cookie press. Cookie presses require a certain consistency dough that can be pushed through a stencil (or disc) and stick to the cookie sheet. I used... read more

Horse Tutorial

Posted by not_the_cake_boss How to Make a Horse Head Cake List of Materials Your favorite cake recipe, fondant, buttercream, piping gel, white icing color,stitching tool, extractor I drew out the shape of the head on paper for the template. Then iced it in buttercream. Cut shaped out of cake to create depth. Iced the added pieces. Adding pieces of fondant for definition. Cover with fondant. Roll fondant for the eyes and paint them with piping gel. Add a spot of white icing color to the center of the eye. Paint stripe down the front of the... read more

How To Transfer Designs Onto Cookies

Posted by sugarkissed_net When decorating cookies, sometimes the design is too complex to pipe directly onto the cookie. Royal icing transfers allow you to trace the design and then apply it to the cookie. No need for a special projector! List of Materials sugar cookies cut into shapes royal icing, ready for piping printed clip art of design transparency sheets shortening Print out the images you want to transfer in the actual size that you want them to be on your cookies. Lightly grease a transparency sheet with Crisco and set the sheet on top of... read more

Save Time Carving A Spiral Cake

Posted by Overboard Somthing I realized when carving my first spiral was that I didn't need an extra cake to make the road. The piece I carved out of my cake could be flipped and used to create that road effect. My cake had 4 different flavors so I wanted each layer to stay the same flavor without baking an extra cake to make my road (I'm pretty frugal and don't like extra work if I can find a shortcut…no pun intended). List of Materials Toothpicks Offset Spatula Very Hot Water Sharp Knife Frozen Crumbcoated cake I used a cake pan to get the curve on top... read more

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