Brush Embroidery

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How to brush embroider a cake with Royal icing. Brush embroidery makes a really impressive pattern on any cake and best of all its easy to do! Ideal for wedding cakes and gives a lovely vintage lace look to both cakes and cookies! Best of all you don’t need loads of fancy equipment to make […]

Watering Can Cake Tutorial

VIDEO: Part one. How to make a watering can cake, cover and add details

This is a 2 part video. Part one covers how to lay the make the cake and add the detail. Part two covers how to colour the can and get the metal effect without the aide of an airbrush. Learn how to paint a metal effect on your cakes using only alcohol, petal dusts and […]

American Flag Inside Cake

VIDEO: American Flag Cake for The 4th of July Dessert by Cookies Cupcakes and Cardio

Need a Fourth of July cake for a get-together with friends? Well, this USA flag cake is sure to impress! In this video we’ll show you how to make a 4th of July themed cake with a flag inside the cake. See our blog post on this recipe here- http://cookiescupcakesandcardio.com/?p=4049 Our vanilla buttercream video: http://youtu.be/rjqOTM5icOE […]

How to Make Gummy Gems

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I love the look of hard candy gems on cakes but the process of working with hot sugar and isomalt is always a little off putting to me.  Typically the hard candy gems are tossed to the side because they can not be eaten with the cake; and all my hard work is thrown away. So I set out […]

Airbrush Technique: Spray & Wipe Away

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TIPS: My make up sponges came from the $2 shop. If you are using more than one colour, start with your lightest colour first and lightly airbrush it on, layer on more colour till you reach the intensity YOU want. When airbrushing on colour, I like to keep the colour within 1/4 – 1/2 way […]

Birch Bark Tree Tutorial

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Ok, I’ve decided to post my progress pictures and descriptive steps to how to make a birch bark tree cake.  When I was looking around for how to do it when this wedding cake came up I never really got a good answer and muddled through the process.  I wanted to help anyone else out […]

How to Ice a Cake by Edna De la Cruz

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http://www.designmeacake.com/ Edna De la Cruz For more Tutorials visit my website: http://www.designmeacake.com/ For DVD’s and my favorite tools visit: http://www.designmeacake.com/stor.html Join me in FB and post your work there! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Design-Me-a-Cake/263955423295 Read my blog: http://www.designmeacake.com/blog.html My personal page in Facebook is full but you can always subscribe to it. My fan page its a great place […]

Creating and Scribing a Pattern Onto Your Cake

VIDEO: Scribing a Pattern Onto Your Cake

Elaine MacGregor shows how easy it is to create some of the special effects which give the very best iced cakes their professional finish. This video shows a method for scribing a complex pattern onto a cake and advanced piping methods. This video was originally shared by chippi in Cake Forums › Cake Decorating › scroll work tutorials

Ombre Buttercream Ruffle Cake Tutorial

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Ombre is all over the cake world right now, so much so that we devoted an entire issue of Cake Central Magazine (Volume 4, Issue 4) to the eye-catching trend! Follow this detailed tutorial from seb1079 to learn to make your own ombre buttercream ruffle cake, complete with tips and tricks for making your color brighter and […]