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The Melvira Method for Quick & Easy Smooth Buttercream

By Melvira

Nothing looks as professional as a perfectly smooth buttercream cake. Unfortunately that is usually easier said than done, until now....

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Shannon Bond's Embossed Wedding Cake Tutorial

By sixinarow

To re-create the effect on the extended tier of my Cake Central Icing Images® cake , you will need: Sweet Accents™ Machine Icing...

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Roland Winbeckler's Over-Piped Double Reverse Shell Buttercream Border Tutorial

By Jackie

While we were putting together our feature on Roland Winbeckler for Issue 3 of Volume 4 of Cake Central Magazine , we found this useful,...

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The easiest way ever to cut a circle for the bottom of your cake tin!

By serveseight

Cut parchment paper circles in the perfect size every time with this clever trick from Cake Central user serveseight. So super easy,...

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Bob Johnson's Gumpaste Couture Pearl Necklace Tutorial

By AndiSatt

As seen in Cake Central Magazine Sept. 2011 / V2I1  I nspired by the fashion book The Golden Age of Couture , Bob Johnson has created...

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Edna De la Cruz's Buttercream Pleats Tutorial

By tonedna

Once you’ve perfected your smooth buttercream skills, a door to a whole world of decorating options opens up. By piping and smoothing...

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Make Roses, Peonies and Calla Lilies with DIY Cutters

By sweettooth101

Cake Central user sweettooth101 found a way to make three flowers, peonies, roses, and calla lilies with inexpensive cutters from her local...

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How to Make Potted Gumpaste Succulent

By tarttokig

These sweet little potted succulents are perfect for adding that extra touch of freshness to dessert time. Whether you're making a...

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How To Make Tiny Fondant Tea Set Cupcake Toppers

By Jackie

Sometimes the best things come in teeny, tiny packages, and this is certainly the case with Michelle Goldberg’s adorable cupcake...

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How to Fix Broken Buttercream

By LeanneW

Whether French, Italian or Swiss, meringue buttercreams are a dream to work with— they take on flavor and color well, stand up to...

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Billowed Fondant Tutorial

By sixinarow

The first time I saw a cake with fondant billowing I was amazed, intrigued and knew that I wanted to try it on a cake one day! The Cake...

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How To Make A Gumpaste Stargazer Lily (Asian Lily)

By Feefs

Photo by  Avaie Welcome Spring with gumpaste stargazer lilies. Cake Central user Feefs shares step-by-step instructions for creating...

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Fantasy Flower from Wafer Paper and Frosting Sheets

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...

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Gumpaste Gardenia Tutorial

By misobakes

Wondering how the talented cakemakers featured in Vol. 4, Issue 7 of Cake Central Magazine created those breathtaking gumpaste gardenias?...

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Cake Photography Tips

By Jackie

  Good photos are the key to grabbing your customer’s attention on your website or making your cakes look good in print....

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Tulip Cookies

By sugarkissed_net

Learn to make these sparkling royal icing tulip cookies for Spring. Cake Central user,  sugarkissed_net, shows you step-by-step...

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Oriental Stringwork Tutorial by Dawn Parrott

By LeanneW

Mastering stringwork takes years of practice, especially when it involves turning your cake upside down! Cake Central Instructor, Dawn...

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Gumpaste Ranunculus Tutorial

By craigas

Learn how to make Anna Craig’s gumpaste ranunculus, as seen on her  multi-dimensional sugarwork cake  on the cover of...

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How to Make a Hunger Games Mockingjay Cupcake Topper

By AlyssaC

The   Hunger Games: Catching Fire  will be released in theaters on November 22nd, 2013 and we can’t wait to see all of the...

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Gumpaste Succulent Tutorial

By Jackie

As seen in Cake Central Magazine Volume 1, Issue 6. Succulents, also known as fat plants, are water-retaining plants known for their plump...

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How to Make Turkey Cake Balls

By sugarshack

Sharon Zambito, owner of SugarEd Productions  and longtime Cake Central member (CC user  sugarshack ), created this fun and...

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Royal Icing Tiara Tutorial

By Joyliciouscakes

Joyce Marx (CC user  Joyliciouscakes ) was one of the featured cakemakers in the  December issue from Volume 3 of Cake...

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Flawless Mirror Glaze (Glaçage)

By LeanneW

You've probably seen shiny smooth cakes all over social media recently. It's called Glaçage or Mirror Glaze. With the right...

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Ombre Buttercream Ruffle Cake Tutorial

By seb1079

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...

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Sweetopia's Silhouette Cameo Wedding Cookie Tutorial

By sweetopia

As seen in the Feb 2013 V4/I2 Issue of Cake Central Magazine Items You’ll Need: Sweetopia’s Cookie Recipe ( Shortbread ,...

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How to Marble Royal Icing

By sweetopia

  Marbled royal icing is one of the most stunning and deceptively simple cookie decorating techniques out there. Unfortunately, many...