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How to make Spider Mums Sugar Flower

Posted by donnadol Spider mums belongs to the chrysanthemum family. They are also known as football mums in the United States. I've always been fascinated with this flower. They always look good on flower arrangements. This sugar flower is easy to make. Most of the techniques I've used has been used in other sugar flowers. I hope you will enjoy making them as much as I did.   List of Materials Daisy cutters, ball tool, veiner tool, leaf sculpting tool, sharp craft knife, rolling pin, foam pad, scissors, cutting mat, edible glue, florist wires and floral... read more

Glitzy Rainbow Rose Tutorial Using Circle cutters

Posted by SSN_sweets Hi guys! I had been asked by some of you guys to do a tutorial on my roses so here goes my first attempt and please excuse me if it is not properly done. To make it more colourful I tried a Rainbow rose. If you have any question, please don’t hesitate to ask me. I’m not an expert , I learnt making my initial roses from Edna de la cruz's tutorial ( Thank you Edna; if mine is confusing you can always refer to hers) and I am learning from every cake I make :). Regards  Sasi ( CakesbySasi) List of Materials Gumpaste Rolling pin, and board Ball... read more

Upside Down Frosting Technique

Posted by Overboard At first this made NO sense to me until I saw an actual video tutorial by Jessiecakes (check her out if you want to see this in action it's FABULOSO!). I made my own photo tutorial because I added a step (that made sense to me…maybe not you but, to each his own! :-). List of Materials TapeWax paper or Baking Paper (I find baking paper works better as if it gets wet it won't rip)Wide Turntable (bought mine form IKEA for $8 bucks)Leveler (Can find at any hardware store)Bench Scraper ( or something with a long, flat, sharp edge for smoothing icing) Can... read more

How to make a Super Mario cake or any other standing figure

Posted by Tali5484 Hi guys! This is my first tutorial so excuse me if things might sound a little confusing :) I have always wanted to make this kind of cakes and I decided to make one for the Ventura County Fair 2012 competition. I am attaching some pictures so it would be easier to understand what excatly I was doing. If you have any question, please don't hesitate and ask me. I'm not an expert but I am learning from every cake I make :) Much love, Tali List of Materials PVC RKT Fondant Buttercream Cake board I drew a sketch of Super... read more

Tulip Cookes

Posted by sugarkissed_net How to make easy tulip sugar cookies with royal icing List of Materials Your favorite sugar cookie recipe Tulip cookie cutter Green and pink royal icing Icing bags or bottles, couplers, and tips (I recommend a #2 tip) Sparkling sugar in green and pink (optional) A clean (used for baking only) small paint brush (optional) A food coloring marker in any color (optional) To start, use a food coloring marker to draw the stem of the flower (or just wing it!). Outline the tulip’s stem with green royal icing using a #2 tip and... read more

Pinata cookies

Posted by Detty According to Wikipedia: "A piñata (Spanish pronunciation: [pi??ata]) is a container made often of papier-mâché, pottery, or cloth and decorated, filled with toys and/or candy, and then broken as part of a ceremony or celebration. Piñatas are most commonly associated with Mexico, but its origins are considered to be in China. The idea of breaking a container filled with treats came to Europe in the 14th century, where the name, from the Italian “pignatta” was introduced."   Why not translate the aboves to cookies ? List of Materials Sugar... read more


Posted by al-tomczak First thing I’m very sorry for my English, but I’m Polish who live in Italy. In a last few days I saw on this web site a lot of different cake insert techniques which I liked very much. So I invented my own! It is very easy and simple, you don’t have to use any complicated tools. I used this techniques when I made a cake for my husband for our 4th wedding anniversary, and he was very moved when he saw surprise inside the cake. I hope you will like it as much as I do! List of Materials •Rectangular pan for chocolate mud cake. I used 8 ¾’ x 12’ (21... read more

Simple Citrus Slice Cookies

Posted by sweetopia These zesty sugar cookies can easily decorated with royal icing. They're fun and easy to make! List of Materials NFSC - No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe (add citrus juice & zest of your choice) Royal Icing (Antonia 74's Recipe) Round Cookie Cutters (size your choice) Piping Bags Couplers Piping Tips (#3) Yellow, Orange & Green Gel Coloring (colors your choice) Toothpick - Outlining – Using a #3 piping tip, outline your cookie with royal icing. I like using a larger piping tip to outline and fill in larger areas, as the 'flooding' goes... read more

Printed Giant Cupcake Shell Tutorial

Posted by Alex328 This is a simple tutorial on how to make put prints on traditional chocolate giant cupcake "wrapper" shell without using the giant cupcake pan/mold. List of Materials clean recycled dome container / lid paint brush candy melts or white chocolate melting wafers candy food colors toothpicks Prepare your materials. For the mold, you could actually use any size or any design container that you find. For this project, the recycled containner was a mini donut container bought from the grocery store. This fits a 6" cake perfectly. Melt... read more

Covering a cake with an edible image

Posted by jayhawkcake In this tutorial you will learn how to cover and entire cake in an edible image. This is especially handy for detailed patterns that aren't easy to recreate with fondant for buttercream. For example, the ACU pattern that is on my husbands Army uniform. It is very detailed and super hard to recreate. List of Materials frosted cake that has been smoothed, edible images, scissors, pan that you baked the cake in, cloth tape measurer Take your cake that has been frosted and smoothed. Measure the height of your cake. This measurement... read more

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