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How To Stencil On Cookies Video - Great For Monograms!

Posted by Jackie [youtube id="azn50UEOMII" width="600" height="350"]   [youtube id="XJQtAOKkKEM" width="600" height="350"] In this "how to" guide, you will learn how to stencil royal icing directly onto a cookie. You will see how quickly and easily you can make the most intricate and amazing designs directly on your cake. You may also want to see the "How To" video for stenciling on buttercream cakes, or fondant Flower cookies By: SweetDreamsAT Items you will need for this tutorial: No Fail Sugar Cookies - NFSC Small batch of colored royal icing Small... read more

How to Stencil on Buttercream Video

Posted by Jackie [youtube id="dxN7sZL_vBI" width="600" height="350"] In this "how to" guide, you will learn how to stencil colored buttercream icing directly onto a cake covered in buttercream. You will see how quickly and easily you can make the most intricate and amazing designs directly on your cake. You may also want to see the "How To" video for stenciling on fondant, or cookies Cake By: marcimang Items you will need for this tutorial: Buttercream iced cake Small batch of colored buttercream icing Small spatula or Spackling Knife (from the... read more

How To Make a Chicque Easter Egg

Posted by kwebbeltje This tutorial will show you step by step how to make my Chicque Easter Egg (Simple Fabergé Egg Cake Tutorial) List of Materials several barok (baroque) molds and flower molds fondant crimper black and white fondant dowel toothpick (cocktail stick) FMM Master Mold Lace Floral Wire for Decoration (Optional) Veiner  small paint brush I started out with this mold by Silli Creations make a thick piece of fondant as big as the mold, make two prints out of the mold and also make two piecies of fondant for the filling of the... read more

How to Rubber stamp on iced cookies

Posted by niceicing Stamping with food colourings is an easy and effective way to decorate iced cookies. List of Materials Iced Cookies, Food colourings of your choice, Rubber Stamps, Felt Stamp pad, Edible food colouring pens Brushes Have everything you need to hand. Soak the felt stamping pad with your chosen food colouring diluted with food grade Iso- propyl , the solution will have to be quite thick to produce the best imprint. Using a rubber stamp practice stamping onto kitchen paper first to check the ink is the right consistency. Press... read more

How To Create a Frozen Buttercream Transfer

  • by Dawn

Posted by Dawn Frozen buttercream transfer is a method of transferring your art to your frosted cake. You are making a buttercream "plaque" to apply to your cake. It is similar to the more familiar method of transferring a design to a frosted cake with gel on waxed paper, and filling in the design with a star tip. It is also comparable to run-in (flood-work) sugar design work, and it will make a beautiful reproduction of your art in buttercream on small as well as very large cakes.1 Things You Will Need: 1 batch Buttery buttercream Icing ( This is... read more

How To Make Realistic Edible Butterflies for Your Cake

Posted by Jackie   Many wedding cakes, and birthday cakes have butterflies on them that are cloth, or plastic. This step-by-step guide will show you how to make delicate, realistic beautiful butterflies that can be edible, or not to garnish any cake. Butterflies take a few days to make because of all the drying necessary between each step, so its a good idea to make a lot of butterflies at one time, and save them for later. In this exampe I have used Vellum non-edible paper Realistic Butterflies for your cake View our butterfly cake gallery or... read more

How To Get Perfectly Smooth Buttercream Icing

Posted by tutugirl This tutorial shows you step by step how to frost your cake in buttercream icing, and smooth it to a perfect finish. Commonly referred to as the "VIVA Paper Towel Method" After so many of you asking how I do it here it is.... List of Materials VIVA® Brand Paper Towels (will not work with other quilted brands)Decorating Tip #1818 inch Icing BagAngled SpatulaFondant Smoother (aka fondant paddle)VERY HOT Water With a tip 18 and an 18 inch bag pipe up and down the side of prepared crumb coated cake Continue all the way around the cake.... read more

Rose Cupcake Bouquet (Using Styrofoam Ball)

Posted by BurnsyJ I recently made a cupcake bouquet with my extra cupcakes for a dessert auction. I had been wanting to try it for quite a while but had no reason to. What I found was that it was easier than I had thought. This makes a great centerpiece for any occasion and the cupcakes easily slide off when it's time for dessert. List of Materials Flower PotStyrofoam ballToothpicksGreen tissue paperFavorite cupcakesFavorite buttercream icing Place the styrofoam ball in the pot and push it down so it's secure. Then slide 2 toothpicks next to each other into... read more

How to Make a Death Star Cake

Posted by Smurfesque This Death Star Cake was such fun to make that you just won't know when to stop! It is made of Dark Chocolate Mud Cake and filled and covered in Dark Chocolate Ganache then grey Sugar-paste. Use two 8.5" or 9" metal kitchen bowls to bake the cakes. List of Materials Dark Chocolate Mud Cake Ingredients to fill two 8.5" metal bowls 500g unsalted butter 500g dark chocolate 2 tablespoon instant coffee 2-2/3 cups warm water 3 cups self raising flour 2 cup caster sugar 1/2 cup cocoa 4 eggs 2 teaspoon vanilla Dark Chocolate Ganache Ingredients 1.2 kg... read more

Fantasy Flower from Wafer Paper and Frosting Sheets

Posted by DStauch This tutorial and pattern makes a 4 inch or slightly smaller version than the orginal in order to use only one frosting sheet. To change up the look, replace Row 6 with varying sizes of pearl or metallic dragees. Water was used to glue the petals together but you may want to try substituting alcohol, piping gel, gum paste glue or a thin layer of RI. Just remember to only use a small amount. Royal icing was used to fasten the petals to the base to form the flower. If you haven't used these materials before, you might want to practice on some scraps to... read more

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