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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 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 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 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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How to Make a Fondant Loop Bow

By Jackie

This step-bystep-cake article will show you how to make a looped bow from fondant or gumpaste. This technique is great for creating a...

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How To Cover Your Cake in Fondant or Rolled Buttercream

By Jackie

Follow these steps for easy application of rolled fondant or rolled buttercream. This can also be done using rolled buttercream icing...

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How To Make Royal Icing Hyacinth flowers

By SquirrellyCakes

Reprinted with Permission from Wilton Industries Copyright © 2003-2004 Wilton Industries – All rights reserved Tools: Wilton...

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How To Do Cornelli Lace

By Jackie

Reprinted with Permission from Wilton Industries Copyright © 2003-2004 Wilton Industries – All rights reserved Lacework is a...

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How to Make and Decorate with Marshmallow Fondant MMF

By ntertayneme

This is an alternate to the standard fondant recipe. Creates a delish tasting marshmallow fondant that is cheap and easy to make....

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How to Make and Decorate with Marshmallow Fondant MMF

By ntertayneme

Posted by ntertayneme This is an alternate to the standard fondant recipe. Creates a delish tasting marshmallow fondant that is cheap and...

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How To Frost a Square Cake & Get Crisp Corners with Buttercream

By bkeith

Achieve those elusive sharp corners on your square cakes with this step-by-step tutorial. All you need is two spatulas to create square...

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Sculpted Cake: How to Make a 3D Owl Cake

By nightowl

The inspiration for this cake was a cake I saw on the cover of Debbie Brown’s Magical Cakes. I altered the idea to create an academic...

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How To Make a 3D Fire Helmet Cake

By thecakemaker

Step-by-step Instructions on making a 3-D Fireman’s Helmet Cake This cake was made as a “his” cake for a “his and...

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How To Make a Buttercream Poinsettia

By thecakemaven

How To Make Buttercream Poinsettias. Here is a step-by-step technique, from making beautiful poinsettia flowers in buttercream or royal...

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US: Wanting to start a Cake Decorating Business, but where do I begin?

By Jackie

This article outlines the first basic steps to take when wondering how to start a cake decorating business in the USA. This article should...

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Canada: Wanting to start a Cake Decorating Business, but where do I begin?

By Jackie

This article outlines the first basic steps to take when wondering how to start a cake decorating business in Canada. This article should...

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How To Make A Pillow Cake

By missyek

Pillow cakes are such a neat design and are actually pretty simple to make. In this tutorial I’m going to show how to do a square...

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How To Make Cake Balls!!!

By OhMyGoodies

Don’t throw out those cake scraps! These little treats, (sometimes referred to as “cake pops”, “cake truffles&rdquo...

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Christmas Ornament Cupcakes

By LeanneW

This step by step guide will show you how to make delightful Christmas Ornament Cupcakes. You will need the following things: - Fondant or...

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How To Make Your Own Cookie Cutters

By KHalstead

The step-by-step guide will show you how to make your own cookie cutters using materials found at your local hardware store. Items required...

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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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How To Make a Gumpaste Bow

By franjmc

I find the best way to do these bows is to make them directly onto the cake or shoe or whatever it is I’m making, but for the purpose...

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How to Make a Cowboy Hat Cake

By thecakemaker

Here are my step-by-step instructions for making a cowboy hat cake. This particular cake was made for a coworker for her 50th birthday...

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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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How to make a rose with a 5 petal cutter

By aine2

Aine2 Shows you how to make a fondant/gumpaste/sugarpaste rose with a 5 petal cutter. Watch and Learn! [youtube id="E4SfgfnzzXk" width="600...

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How to make a tiny teddy bear

By aine2

Aine2 shows you how to make a mini teddy bear out of sugarpaste (gumpaste or fondant)