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Edible Lace tutorial

Posted by Carinascupcakes How to create the sugarveil lace look without the mess and stress of using the liquid lace this super easy tuttorial technique created and published by carina bentley of Carina's cupcakes takes you start to finish to acheiving the lace look with a lace embossing mat superwhite and fondant.the quickest easiest lace look around List of Materials lightly treated coloured fondant a sugarveil/lace embossing mat 78mm disc cutter Sugarflair Superwhite flat edged wide tipped paintbrush rolling pin rejuvanator paint... read more

How To Make a "Tangled" Tower Cake (Rapunzel)

  • by IvaB

Posted by IvaB Got a chance to make the tower again, so I decided to make a step by step tutorial. Hope you enjoy it! List of Materials Fondant, colors, kitchen towel, knife, roller Cut out a cardboard circle, put a doll inside to check the size Cover it with fondant Rol out fondant make the wall Put a circle of water for the wall Stick the wall on our circle Take the kitchen towel for the tower Cover it with fondant Make small balls of grey fondant and put custer sugar on them so they would not stick... read more

How To Frost a Square Cake & Get Crisp Corners with Buttercream

Posted by bkeith   This step-by-step guide with photos will teach how to get crisp sharp edges on any square cake covered in buttercream 1. First, a square "cake" (sorry -- didn't have a real cake around to mess with). Slapped some icing on a square pan, and when I went to clean some icing away, I came up with a perfect square corner without even trying. So I took an intentional swipe at the corner to mess it up a bit so you could see what's what. 2. With your left hand, hold a spatula vertically in front of you so the right edge of the... read more

Upside Down Icing Technique for Perfectly Smooth Icing

Posted by Jeff_Arnett This technique works best with an icing containing at least one-third butter, but can be done with an all shortening icing with slight modifications in the chilling steps. 1. To begin with, there are some tools I consider "must have" items: A Turntable A Spackling Knife [from a hardware store] 2. Trace the outline of the pan [top side down] onto a sturdy surface, such as a piece of foamcore, cardboard, or for a more permanent use, masonite. 3. Cover the outline with a piece of parchment paper... read more

Quick & Easy Smooth Icing Using a Roller (Melvira Method)

Posted by Melvira Before and After using the Melvira roller smoothing method on your buttercream frosted cake The “Melvira Method” is intended to help you create a perfectly smooth icing surface on your cake, ideal for decorating. To complete this method you will need to purchase a high-density foam roller at your local hardware or paint supply store.Most discount stores do not carry the high-density foam, please insure that you purchase the high-density foam roller refill heads or you will be left with a ‘spackle-like’ texture on your icing. The rollers... read more

How To Make Cupcake Shoes

Posted by BellaCakes2012 I was given a picture from pintrest of the most adorable cupcake shoes made with cookies. I was asked to make them for 13 little girls.I wasnt feeling very confident about making them exactly like the picture because they looked so delicate and they would be traveling in the car for an hour. Im going to show you how I made them strong enough to with stand the trip. The best part is they where very simple to make and the ideas for decorating them is endless. Oh and yes this is my very first tutorial so fell free to let me know if I missed... read more

how I made my candy/chocolate tacos

Posted by natou I gathered some ideas from the internet and this is what I did. List of Materials candy melts, coconut, brownies, starburst candy, gummy candies, icing trace a 6'' to 8'' circle on a piece of paper and then put a piece of wax paper on top. Spread some black color sugar on wax paper. Melt yellow chocolate at 50 % in microwave and fill the circle on your wax paper. let the chocolate get a little hard, until the shinny of the chocolate is turning dull. In the meantime, crumble your baked and cooled down brownies on the... read more

How to Make Angry Bird Letter on Cake

Posted by Ipoet This is the simple way how to get angry bird letter on your cake… This is my way but I hope it help…   How to make a bird-themed angry letters from fondant …. just sharing …. not a way that should be the benchmark … this way I get the letters do the same with angry bird …. could also be without pattern … so directly on the cut it using precision knife … that's what I did when it's no enough time hehehe …so not need to printted the angry bird letters … If there's any other way you can use it …. definitely many ways …like the proverbial many... read more

How To Paint Leopard Print on your Cake

Posted by kendra_83 This tutorial shows you how to get the hand-painted leopard print look as seen here and in my cake photos. I’m sure I’m not the first or the only one to do it this way, but after being asked by several people for tips I decided to put my method in writing. Feel free to credit or link to any other tutorials on this subject. List of Materials fondant-covered cake turntable vodka black gel color chocolate brown gel color Super Gold Luster Dust Copper Pearl Dust small, flexible brush wide, flat brush - a fan brush works best two ramekins... read more

Decorated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles

Posted by sugarkissed_net Easy to decorate chocoloate chip cookie dough truffles made with raw cookie dough that is egg-free List of Materials 1/2 cup unsalted butter brought to room temperature 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup light brown suger 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup mini semisweet chocolate chips chocolate candy wafers sprinkles Start by creaming 1/2 cup of unsalted butter that is at room temperature, 1/4 cup of granulated sugar, and 1/2 cup of light brown sugar together. With an electric mixer, this will take just a... read more

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