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Inexpensive cutters for roses, peony and calla lily

Posted by sweettooth101 You can purchase a set of cookie cutters from any kitchen store, this set of 5 was around $6. hold the cutter at the joint and give a squeeze to make it into a tear drop shape. For roses soften the round edge and make your petals for the flower. For peonies, knick the round edge at a few places, then frill with toothpick and proceed making the flower. For the calla lily, point side up, soften edge, and pull point a little with ball tool, then place on cone to shape the lily. Below are the cutters used and the flowers I made. List of... read more

How to make chocolate pinecones

    How to make totally edible pinecones made from chocolate, not gumpaste. read more

David Austin Rose by Gulnaz Mitchell (heavenlycakes4you). Easy, quick and inexpensive, using mostly 2 round cutters

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How to make a Mini Taco Cakes

  So how did I do it? Start preparing the “Taco Shells” a day or days ahead the cake is needed. (Since I can only work on cakes at night due to my regular work – I prepared the “Taco Shells” 3 days ahead). TACO SHELLS – My first question I had was what do I use to make the shells? I’ve seen two versions – one using a Cookie Dough and another using melted choco-melts. They are both great but not what I had in mind. I’d like it to look like a real hard taco shells. I also wanted to prepare the shells ahead of time. So I decided to use fondant with a little bit of... read more

Mickey and Minnie Mouse cookies

Or should I call them Polka Dot-ish Mickey and Minnie´s cookies? Either way, my head has been driving me crazy to try this design. I love black and white, I love dots, I love Disney and I love Mickey. I think he´s one classy and stylish character. Just like Hello Kitty.   You can go as childish or as classy and elegant as you want to with it, since he´s so versatile! In my opinion. Maybe that´s why I love him so much. I feel like if I was wearing a top with Mickey Mouse on it, it wouldn’t look as childish as if I was wearing one with Minnie Mouse on it.... 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

Cake Baking, Cutting & Serving Guide - 2 in. Deep Pans

Posted by Jackie Baking Times, Batter Amounts & Number of Servings One cake mix yields 4 to 5 1/2 cups of batter. Pans are usually filled 1/2 to 2/3 full; 3" deep pans should be filled only 1/2 full. Batter amounts on these charts are for pans 2/3 full of batter. For large cakes, always check for doneness after they have baked for 1 hour.   Note: For Pans 11" and larger, use a heating core when baking. The charts below show baking information and serving amounts for both 2-inch pans and 3-inch high pans. The figures for 2-inch pans are based on a... read more

Sophia the First cookie cake topper

Detailed video tutorial below:        Thanks for watching! Marlyn read more

Gingerbread Haunted House For Halloween

Complete Tutorial on how to make Halloween Gingerbread House read more

Fathers Day Griller

Fathers Day Griller Submitted By: Anne Richards June 14, 2013 Ingredients For Yellow Cake: 1 3/4 Cups Cake Flour 1 tsp baking soda ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt 1 stick + 2 Tbsp butter 1 ½ cups white sugar 3 lg eggs + 2 yolks ½ cup buttermilk ½ cup sour cream 2 tsp Mexican vanilla Decorations:Food colorings: red, orange, black Candies: Black licorice, fruit slices & twix candy bar Other items: kabob skewers Boxed devils food cake mix Heavy cardboard or sheet pan for base Piping bags and flat tip (#45) and round tip(#4) Cream Cheese frosting (All ingredients... read more

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