Rylan Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:16pm
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Hi everyone. I've researched a few tutorials for those who hasn't seen them yet. There are still some more but I'll post the rest later on. Let me know if some of the links doesn't work. Oh and don't forget to check the links at the end of my post--they are awesome.
(each number is a different tutorial)

How to Ice a cake

  • 1. Crumbcoat (series) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCEV5bCJBEU
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cuIVgDqSW8&feature=channel
    3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIXHFqpJK84
    4. Square - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIXHFqpJK84
    5. Ganache - http://sugaredblog.blogspot.com/2009/01/new-orleans-doberge-cake.html

How to stack a cake:

  • 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvaCSW78ybc&feature=related
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qu9ZtV51RM&feature=related

How to cover a round cake in fondant:

  • 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vecmy4nKT-A
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsrgS9eB1bE&feature=fvw
    3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=We26gwKS_tw
    4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnTjyRwPsN4

How to cover a square/rectangle cake in fondant:

  • 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lyRy2QX2wKo
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbU5O1YRjBI

How to make a bow

  • 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=07ss0Pq3OdU&feature=related
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vcVtBfgG8Y
    3. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOTdwsbgDV8&feature=related
    4. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpNShpcXE3I
    5. http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-652568-tutorial.html

How to make gumpaste flowers:

  • Carnations 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Zq0vKjAsjc&feature=channel
    Carnations 2 - http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2009/06/carnation-tutorial.html
    Roses 1 (series)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqiNRkSQLf8&feature=related
    Roses 2 (check flickr comments)- http://www.flickr.com/photos/franjmc/2927935625/
    Sweet Peas - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oA2raWAxuVY&feature=channel
    Orchids 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mofv-j0EZsA&feature=channel
    Orchids 2 (series) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZsiIbQY4NQ&feature=channel
    Small flowers - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKy95AmumJo&feature=channel
    Calla Lillies (series) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUIjP1zRhH4
    Cally Lillies- http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2009/04/calla-lilly-tutorial.html
    Cherry blossoms - http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2009/06/cherry-blossom-tutorial.html
    Duff Roses - http://www.youtube.com/user/nivia91#play/uploads/15/Rc_A2CgKKM8
    Gerbera - http://www.make-fabulous-cakes.com/gum-paste-gerbera-flower.html
    Peony (series) - http://cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-651611-tutorial.html
    Dogwood - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGx8u5YPiJ8&feature=channel
    Fuschia - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGu9Wm7Ic5g&feature=channel
    Hydrangea - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YeLpLROfPFY&feature=channel


  • vertical stripes - http://www.flickr.com/photos/30279130@N02/sets/72157607165399596/
    zebra stripes - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zJoGKtopx3o&feature=player_embedded

Brush Embroidery:

  • 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqbDTaauGO0&feature=channel
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6r8MYHYz00


  • 1. (series) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqOELkrr-BM&feature=channel
    2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RXyBljHNKk

Topsy turvy tutorial:

  • 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHY_F53ClJ8
    2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/deliciously_decadent/sets/72157616259103302/
    3. http://cakecentral.com/articles/6/how-to-make-a-topsy-turvy-whimsical-cake#more-6
    4. (wedge) http://sugaredblog.blogspot.com/2009/05/graduation-wedge-cake.html

How to make shoes:

  • Heels 1 - http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/search/label/Chocolate%20high%20heel%20shoes
    Heels 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eIZO9fe09w&feature=related
    Baby shoes 1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vkvESoe7FU&feature=channel
    Baby shoes 2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PxtelcNXMPU&feature=related
    Baby shoes 3 (series) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kY-jKqyKynU&feature=related
    Shoe box - http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/search/label/Shoebox

How to make a homemade cake board: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrLg55cDkAE&feature=related

Cover a board in fondant: http://www.flickr.com/photos/extra-icing/sets/72157594575839118

Gelatin bows and flowers: http://www.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-630413-gelatin.html

FBCT: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CV2DZDuv9XA

How to use a pearl border: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_3__KwnXQ0&feature=related

Ribbon Insertion: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqjLAO3fRDs&feature=channel

Stacked luggage cake: http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2009/09/vintage-stacked-luggage-cake-tutorial.html

Gumpaste teacup: http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/search/label/teacup%20tutorial

Gumpaste swans: http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2008/12/how-to-make-wired-gumpaste-swan.html

Pillow Cakes: http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com/2009/03/how-to-make-pillow-cushion-cake-by-toni.html

How to use funky letter tappits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfuxL2PqoVA&feature=fvw


YOUTUBERS (specializes in tutorials)

  • Edna - http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=tonedna1&view=videos
    SeriousCakes - http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=SeriousCakes&view=videos
    Donnalane - http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=donnalane626&view=videos
    Aine2 - http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=aine2&view=videos
    Thefoodcourt - (check the cake section) http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=thefoodcourt#grid/uploads

OTHER LINKS WITH TONS OF TUTORIALS (Really really neat tutorials--believe me):

1. http://www.rolledfondant.com/how.htm
2. http://www.ices.org/newsletter/articles.html
3. http://sugarteachers.blogspot.com
4. http://www.globalsugarart.com/instruction.sheets.php
5. http://www.cakejournal.com/tutorials
6. http://www.creativecelebrationcakes.co.uk/page27.htm

Since Christmas is coming, I'll also post a gingerbread house website. There are tons of tips and inspirations. Here it is: http://www.iwanttobuildagingerbreadhouse.com/

Edited to add more links

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Rylan Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:20pm
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Oh and here is how to cover a board in fondant: http://www.flickr.com/photos/extra-icing/sets/72157594575839118

Check out Youtube because there are tons I haven't included.

bobwonderbuns Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:23pm
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Oh man, we've GOT to make this thread a sticky!! Thanks soooo much for all that great info!! icon_biggrin.gif

cakelass Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:25pm
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THankyou very much for going to the trouble of listing all these sites. I am currently going through each one!

jardot22 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:27pm
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WOW thanks so much for compiling all these tutorials Rylan! You're awesome!

Jen80 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:34pm
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That's awesome!! Thanks Rylan icon_biggrin.gif .

Rylan Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:34pm
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chelseak Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:35pm
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OMG you are the best! Thanks for doing that!


crazydoglady Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:39pm
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rylan, you are not just exceptionally talented but exceptionally generous as well! thanks so much!

rainyone Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:41pm

this is awesome! thank you!

paulstonia Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:48pm


farmom3 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:50pm

wow icon_eek.gif
Thank you sooo much

LULABEL Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 9:52pm

Bless your heart . . . thank you so much for doing this thumbs_up.gif

bobwonderbuns Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:04pm

I'll just chime in here if Rylan doesn't mind -- if y'all want cool recipes to go with these cool techniques Rylan has so kindly given us, just click on the link in my signature which goes to a thread with all the google docs of all the threads that have them here on CC.

And back to our regularly scheduled program... icon_biggrin.gif

SJ169 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:10pm

WOW thanks so much!! that will help alot of ppl out! icon_smile.gif

cownsj Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:11pm

WOW! ! ! ! WOW! ! ! ! Thank you sooooo much.

Iva1976 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:14pm

Thank you so much!!! icon_smile.gif

cs_confections Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:22pm

Thank you so much for taking the time to gather and post these links Rylan! It is much appreciated thumbs_up.gif

debster Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:28pm

Thanks Loads!!!!!!

dstbni Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:30pm

Thanks Rylan!

purplebutterfly1234 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:40pm

Yay!!! Thank you so much!!! icon_biggrin.gif

Classycakes Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 10:54pm

Thank you so much! What a wonderful, generous gift to everyone!

Mme_K Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:01pm

This is terrific! YOU are terrific for taking the time to compile this list and for sharing. THANKS! thumbs_up.gif

Pagea Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:04pm

As a newbie...I can't say thank you enough. Your generousity and willingness to share is GREATLY appreciated icon_biggrin.gif .

Thanks!!! icon_smile.gif

scionmom Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:11pm

Thanx so much Rylan! I always end up searching and searching, knowing I had seen it somewhere... now i just have to look one place!

superstar Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:17pm

Thank you for doing such a wonderful thing for everyone. Bless You.

lutie Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:19pm

You truly care for others... thank you for this outpouring of information... there will be a reward for you for the kindness you have shown when it matters icon_smile.gif .


Sweet_Treats_1 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:31pm
Originally Posted by Rylan

Hi everyone. I've researched a few tutorials for those who hasn't seen them yet. There are still some more but I'll post the rest later on. Let me know if some of the links doesn't work. Oh and don't forget to check the links at the end of my post--they are awesome.

I had to nominate U for a member spotlight This was Sooo AWESOME of U to take the time to do. U ROCK!!! and your pics are FAB too!!!

shebaben Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:32pm

What a great service you've done for all of us. Many thanks!!! thumbs_up.gif

cookiemama2 Posted 2 Oct 2009 , 11:33pm


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