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The easiest way ever to cut a circle for the bottom of your cake tin!

Posted by serveseight So super easy, and the best time saving trick I ever discovered! Tear enough baking paper to cover the bottom of your round tin. 1. Fold it in half into a rectangle. 2. Fold in half again into a square. 3, 4, & 5. Fold the top right corner down to make a triangle, repeat this step again two more times (you will have folded three times) 6. Find the centre of your tin with the point of your triangle, cut to size at the edge of the tin. 7. Et Voila! The perfect sized circle of baking paper to line your cake... read more

Cake Pop Problems & Tutorial

Posted by dipmeinchocolate Have you made cake pops? Were they a complete disaster? Yeah, me too. Seriously. We've all burned the heck out of our chocolate, lost a cake ball off the stick, had our perfectly good cake pops crack 5 minutes later and begin leaking weird stuff out everywhere! It's sooo frustrating! Don't worry though, it gets better. But let me save you some time and sugar with a few tips...! List of Materials 1 cake mix (+ required ingredients) 2 (16 oz.) packages CandiQuik Candy Coating (vanilla or chocolate) 8 oz. cake frosting lollipop... read more

How To Make a Topsy-Turvy Whimsical Cake

Posted by Jackie   This cake style is often referred to as "mad hatter cake", topsy-turvy cake, whimsical cake, titled cake, or slanted cakes. This technique is a fun optical illusion that makes your cake appear topsy-turvy. Cake By: tonedna I finally got an interesting project to demo and a working camera all at the same time. People ask me all the time how I do the topsy-turvy Mad Hatter ish cakes on my site and how on earth I get them to the customer site without a disaster. I know there are lots of folks out there doing lopsided cakes and using... read more

How to Make a Fondant Loop Bow

Posted by Jackie This step-bystep-cake article will show you how to make a looped bow from fondant or gumpaste. This technique is great for creating a present, or gift shaped cake. Green with Pink Bow Cake By: gourmetcakes ITEMS NEEDED: Fondant or Gumpaste Rolling Pin or Pasta machine Pizza cutter or Knife Large Dowel (1 in thick) Soft candy melts or Royal Icing Bowl Post questions or comments about this article here 1. Use a piece of gumpaste, fondant, or candy clay about the size of a tennis ball 2. I first will roll about 1/2 of... read more

How to Carve A Spiral Cake

Posted by Berecca [featuredcakes] A lot of people have been asking for the photos that I took of my hiking cake while it was in progress. So here are the photos with explanations on them. 1.  First place your toothpicks into the top of the cake where you would like the path to be. 2.  Now, mark your cake how steep you want your path to be with more toothpicks. Only go about half way down the cake. By the time the toothpicks meet up with the tooth picks on top, you'll be adding more cake to complete the path later on. 3. Next, cut down into the... read more

Leopard Print Inside Cake Angelfire3's Way

Posted by Angelfire3 How to make leopard print inside a cake/cupcake List of Materials Cake batter in 3 colors Icing/pastry bags wit tips Step 1) 3 different colors of cake batter. You can either use yellow & chocolate cake & color them accordingly OR you can use gel color and color the cake batter accordingly. Step 2) Divide your cake batter into 3 and place the Black cake mix in one pastry bag, brown in the 2nd pastry bag and keep the rest in the mixing bowl Step 3) On the bottom of your EMPTY cake pan or cupcake liner, draw/pipe the... read more

Peacock Tail Cake Tutorial

Posted by NovaTrixi A tail that stand out from the cake List of Materials fondant tylo powder or flowerpaste. Tulip, leaf, rose or oval cutter for tailfeather. Flower wier or flower stamen for "crown" mix tylopowder and fondant . Roll a thin plate and cut it en a big drop shape. Use a big bowl og vase to dry it in, so it get at slightly curved shape. Dry at least 4 days.   I´m not very good to modeling stuf, but the peacock isent very hard to do, You make A long 3D drop , and press the neck up and the tail down. And the head you press between you... read more

Leopard pattern inside cake tutorial

Posted by cakerycreation Leopard pattern inside cake tutorial Okay I fell in love with the inside of a cake that was floating around facebook. It was a picture of a cake that had leopard print on the inside. I just had to try to make it immediately!. So this is how I did it..Simple simple! Yellow cake colored light brown: prepared like you are making cakepops with it. Roll into small balls. Chocolate cake: prepared like you were making cakepops with it then rolled out very thin. Take a cirle cutter and cut circles. Then take the yellow balls and place them into the... read more

Baby Bum Cake

Posted by PatrysV How to make a Baby Bum Cake List of Materials round sponge cake, 2kg fondant, butter icing to cover cake, rolling pin, pizza cutter Basically you bake a normal sponge cake - about 10 -11 cm (don't how many inches that is) high I then carved it a bit on the side where the blanket goes, so that it slopes down slightly on that side. Then I cut out small, shallow holes (half round) on the sides - where the legs are supposed to go into the body Covered the cake with butter cream and lift onto my cake board. Roll out the white... read more

How to Make a Gumpaste Lego Ninja

Posted by MinjaB [youtube id="aKnnFeTi0gU" width="600" height="350"]   read more

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