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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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Upside Down Icing Technique for Perfectly Smooth Icing

By Jeff_Arnett

Want a perfectly smooth and flat cake? Then flip it upside down, learn how. This technique works best with an icing containing at least one...

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How To Make Pumpkin Pie CupCake Toppers

By thefrostedcakencookie

Put these adorable cupcake toppers on top of a Pumpkin Spice White Almond Sour Cream cupcake with Decorator’s Cream Cheese Frosting...

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How To Create a Frozen Buttercream Transfer

By Dawn

Frozen buttercream transfer is a method of transferring your art to your frosted cake. You are making a buttercream “plaque” to...

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Blue Ombre Petal Cake Tutorial

By la122475

Stunning, isn’t it? I made this beautiful ombre petal cake for my sons 9th (sigh) Birthday. Usually he gets a themed cake, like the...

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Part 1 - Edible Images & Edible Printers

By Anonymous

There was a time when only professional bakeries could afford the technology to create edible images. Now even cake decorating hobbyists...

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Filling a Piping Bag - The "Plastic Wrap" Method

By newlywedws

Check out this great method for filling the decorator bag with icing. It’s called a “plastic wrap”...

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Cake Pop Problems & Tutorial

By dipmeinchocolate

Cracks, air bubbles, leaks, and unsightly bumps can happen to any cake pop artist. Learn how to make cake pops and...

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How To Create Faux Fondant (The Paper Smoothing Towel Method / Viva)

By Jackie

This is an easy and quick technique to get your butter cream smooth and creates a “faux fondant” effect on your buttercream...

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How To Color Your Icing

By Jackie

Learn how to make custom icing colors with these helpful formulas as well as tips for special icing effects, such as striping and marbling...

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Upside Down Frosting Technique

By Overboard

At first this made NO sense to me until I saw an actual video tutorial by Jessiecakes (check her out if you want to see this in action it&...

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How to Bake and Decorate a Surprise Carrot Cake

By ThePartiologist

Learn how Haniela made this cute surprise inside cake, perfect for any Spring celebration. Complete with cookie crumb dirt and carrot...

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How to Make a Polka Dot Surprise-Inside Cake

By DStauch

“Surprise-inside” cakes are all the rage right now, and they’re just as exciting to make as they are to eat! Although...

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How To Make a Camouflage Pattern Buttercream Cake

By jammjenks

There seem to be a lot of posts asking how to do a camouflage print, so when I had to do camouflage on part of a cake today, I figured...

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Buttercream Ruffle Rosette Tutorial

By seb1079

Rosettes are always so gorgeous on a cake! This style is typically reserved for Fondant, but when a customer requested it in buttercream, I...

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How to Make Cast Sugar Easter Eggs with Fondant Appliqués

By Jackie

Julia Usher teaches you to create easter eggs out of cast sugar. Inspired by scrapbooking, she's using punched frosting sheets, embossed...

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3D Running Shoe Cake Tutorial

By seb1079

    I love running. I love cake. Exercise and desserts . . . This presents a conundrum in my daily life, but the stars aligned...

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Part 3 - Edible Images & Edible Printers - Troubleshooting

By Anonymous

This chapter of edible printing tips covers troubleshooting your edible printer, frosting sheets and more Printer/Print Quality Problems...

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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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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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Part 2 - Edible Images & Edible Printers - Types of Edible Paper

By Anonymous

There are two types of edible “paper” that can be used to print edible images: wafer paper, also know as “edible rice...

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How to Ice & Smooth a Cake with Swiss Meringue Buttercream

By HappyCake10609

In this video I demonstrate how I ice my cakes and smooth my buttercream when I use Swiss Meringue Buttercream. In my video I use an offset...

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Recipe for Super Fluffy, Not-too-Sweet, Cooked Cupcake Frosting

By Jackie

This one takes about 11 minutes worth of beating, but is well worth it. NOTE: When you first taste this frosting, you may detect some of...

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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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Royal Icing Filigree Tutorial "Wet on Wet" Technique

By LeanneW

This is a demonstration of how to pipe filigree using flood consistency royal icing on a sugar cookie. Watch more of my video tutorials...

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Cupcake Royale Frosting Swirl Tutorial

By LeanneW

Demonstration of how to frost a cupcake, from the opening day of Cupcake Royale on Capitol Hill in Seattle. http://www.eatallaboutit.com/...