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Easy Fondant in 12 minutes

Posted by Overboard This was adapted from "The Twisted Sisters" recipe. I found it quick, easy and not sticky. List of Materials 16oz Marshmallows 1 Cup of All Vegetable Crisco (the ready made blocks) 2lbs of Powdered Sugar 1 Tablespoon Spatula Smooth board to Knead fondant (I use the backside of a "Rotary Cutting Mat" by Taylor Plastic wrap and freezer bags Place crisco block in mixing bowl Measure out 16oz of Marshmallows (or if you can find the 16oz bags no need) Pour 2lbs of sugar in bowl over your... read more

How to make Fingers fondant

Posted by ashleyscakes4u Get a ball of skin colored fondant. Roll into long rolls, look like finger width. I used the length of my fingers as a guide of how big and thick to make. Cut the fondant rolls as long as you fingers. Use toothpick to make creases in your fingers, again use your hands as a guide. I used the fake nails to make the imprints where your nail would be. Then done! Viola! You can use them to wrap around anything. Mine was for a naughty cake LOL. but can hold on to anything you want. hope this helps with your next project List of... read more

Mr and Mrs Potato Head for Easter from a Chocolate Egg for Easter

Posted by nataliehix This is to show you how to make a Mr or Mrs Potato Head figure from a chocolate egg (i used a cadbury's creme egg) which is the same size as an egg. This is perfect for doing over the school holidays with the children, as it is fun, quick and easy to do. List of Materials Chocolate egg (mine was the size of a chicken egg) Fondant or Marzipan Melted chocolate or candy coating Paste colours Make 2 tear drop shapes for shoes, in colour of your choice. Make sure that they are the right scale, and then spread a small amount of candy on the... read more

How to make the Angry Birds

Posted by Araucaria I was asked to maka a Angry Birds Cake. But I could find only one small tutorial how to make the Angry Birds. That's why I decided to make photo's during the making off this cake. I hope you like it and that it helps you! Thanks for watching! List of Materials different colours fondant/gumpaste, your favorite tool to make small accents, glue or waterbrushsiccer Part 1, The Red Angry Birds: If you follow the pictures, it definitely works! Part 2, The Black Angry Birds: If you follow the pictures, it definitely works! Part 3, The Green... read more

cupcake topper duck

Posted by smallnmighty how to make a duck for cupcakes List of Materials Supplies needed: Yellow dye orange dye Toothpicks black dye Paint brush water Electronic scale Small Leaf shaped cutter Gather supplies Dye all your fondant. Take 7/8 oz of yellow and roll into a ball, making sure you get all the cracks out. Roll into a oval shape using the palms of your hand Pull up on one end and flatten out this will be your tail. You can use a toothpick to put lines in it for feathers or leave it blank. Roll a ball for the head.... read more

How To Make a 3D Bunny Shaped Cupcake

  • by mvap

Posted by mvap This adorable bunny has eaten all the cupcakes while he was saying: I didn´t do it. I’m sure that if you make the cupcakes for your kids, they will love them as much as he! In this tutorial, you'll learn about how to make a 3D bunny-shaped cupcake with fondant and gum paste. You'll also learn about how to make cupcake wrappers with fondant. I hope you enjoy it! List of Materials - Rolled Fondant - Gumpaste - Buttercream Icing - Modeling Tools - Black, White, Blue, Aquamarine and Pink Food Coloring - Brush #000 (Very thin brush) and Brush... read more

Cute Sheep Cupcakes Tutorial

Posted by TheCakingGirl I recently made these cute sheep cupcake designs for someone’s birthday. But this is a great project for a baby shower too! List of Materials 12 cupcakes fondant (white, green, blue, pink, light yellow, brown, light brown) exacto knife small paintbrush small bowl of water (for applying pieces of fondant together) powdered (for rolling out fondant) black edible marker extruder (optional) These were the only tools I used for these fondant cupcakes. I did switch from the big fondant roller to a smaller one mid way though If... read more

How to Make a 3D Candle Cake

Posted by RoadrunnerGER Thank you for all the nice comments on my candle cake. I’m still stunned that the candles, that I didn’t even want to post at first, are so well liked. Thank you as well for requesting this. As I didn’t take pictures of the stages I had to improvise and make a few sketches. I hope it’ll help. As I was already asked about it: I don’t make the marzipan myself. I can buy it at the local supermarket. The marzipan paste we can get there is a bit too dark and soft for modelling, so I usually knead in about the same amount of confectioner’s sugar.... read more

How to Make and Decorate with Marshmallow Fondant MMF

Posted by ntertayneme This is an alternate to the standard fondant recipe. Creates a delish tasting marshmallow fondant that is cheap and easy to make. Ingredients: 1 - 16 oz bag regular or miniature marshmallows 1 - 2 lb bag confectioner's sugar 2 Tablespoons water 2 teaspoons flavoring (I've used vanilla and butavan; both taste really good) Shortening cornstarch 1. Grease your mixing bowl and a pyrex or glass bowl that can be used to melt marshmallows in the microwave. 2. Place 16 oz bag of marshmallows, 2 Tablespoons of water and 2 teaspoons... read more

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