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How To : Make zebra-striped fondant for cake decorating

Plain white fondant looks elegant and classic on its own - just think beautiful wedding cakes and birthday cakes - but sometimes white on white just gets plain dull. For times when you crave a little more pizzazz in your life, or at least in your cake decorating, check out thi ...more

How To : Stack a cake using pillars and dowel rods

Unless you're making a one layer cake, which doesn't seem to exist all that often anymore, putting together double, triple, and even quadruple layered cakes requires that skill we learned by trial in error when we were wee little toddlers playing with legos: stacking. While c ...more

How To : Cover and Decorate a Cake with Fondant

This is a demonstration of covering and decorating a cake with fondant. The cake is chilled and kept aside for covering. Fondant is bought from a cake decorating shop in bulk of about one pound as less is hardly available. The fondant is kneeded like a bread dough and made smo ...more

How To : Make a gumpaste baby carriage cake topper

Make the perfect decorative cake for a soon-to-be-mom's baby shower with an impressive baby-themed cake topper! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to shape a mini baby carriage out of gumpaste for an exquisite cake decoration, sure to impress any party! Learn step by s ...more

How To : Make a simple boat themed cake

Yo ho ho and a.. tube of icing? Do you have some nautical fans in the family? Someone who's bonkers about boats who's having a birthday soon? This how-to gets you up and boating in no time, helping your create a water themed desert. This is a great little cake, simple to make, ...more

How To : Make a chubby fondant panda for cake decorating

Okay, so how cute is this chubby fondant panda bear? While the ltitle dude makes an adorable cupcake or cake topper for your kid's birthday party, you should definitely also find excuses to pop it on top of your own baked creations - we're thinking for baby showers or for a sp ...more

How To : Make a Football-Shaped Pull-Apart Cake

What kind of cake goes best with the Super Bowl? If you guessed a football-shaped cake, you guessed right. In this video recipe, Betty Crocker shows you how to whip up a super easy American football cake that's also a pull-apart cake, because Super Bowl fans don't have time to ...more

How To : Create a fondant pearl border on a cake

For those of you who want to learn how to make those beautiful fondant pearls, here is a cake decorating how to video. Learn to make fondant pearl borders the easy way. This video is a step by step guide on how to roll press and attach the pearls to cakes.

How To : Frost a square cake

Here is a video that shows you a quick and easy technique to frost a square cake. Not only will you learn how to make a perfectly smooth cake but also how to add decorative ruffles.

How To : Make a one shaped first birthday cake

Your child's first birthday is an occasion to remember. So celebrate in style with a one shaped birthday cake. You'll need a chocolate swiss roll, candy of your choice and your favorite decorations.

How To : Make delicious candy clay for cake decorating

Candy and clay aren't two words you usually hear in the same sentence. But for pastry chefs and bakers, candy clay is a deeply ingrained part of their cake decorating vocabulary. That's because candy clay is a much better tasting sister of fondant, which is commonly used to de ...more

News : Miniature Cakes & Other Tiny Desserts

Perhaps given the fact that a majority (73%) of the US population is now obese, we should think about ways to shrink ourselves. Think if everyone was shrunk down to a quarter of their normal size how much longer all the resources would last. Well, before we have the technology ...more

How To : Cover a styrofoam dummy cake with fondant

Fondant as a cake decorating material is difficult to work with. Before we even get into how demanding it is to sculpt little fondant figures like giraffes and zebras, the issue of covering an entire cake with a rolled out piece of fondant should be covered. Going over your c ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with piped scrolls of icing

This video cake decorating tutorial shows how to design piped scrolls of frosting on a cake. Start with a tube 44 or 43 at one point and twist it at the top, allow the tail of icing to fall on the edges to cover the edges of the cake. Repeat the same process around the cake. P ...more

How To : Make a pregnant belly fondant cake

Unfortunately, baby showers tend to celebrate the baby, not the mom who's gone through morning sickness, nine months of gestation, and, soon, the most game-changing and painful experience of her life. Tell your mom-to-be she's appreciated by baking her a pregnant belly cake c ...more

How To : 7 Sweet & Savory Ways to Use Pancake Batter

In my household, we are frugal and somewhat picky eaters, so we have to be a little creative with the things we buy. We like to purchase items that can be used in multiple dishes to reduce cost—and because it's just more practical. Pancake mix is a favorite because it can be u ...more

How To : Make gumpaste hibiscus flowers for cake decorating

Dressing up a cake with gum-paste flowers does not have to be difficult. Just follow the steps outlined by Brandi in this video tutorial to learn how to make gum-paste hibiscus flowers. To begin, buy some silk hibiscus flowers to use as a template for the flower. You will also ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with buttercream frosting

When it comes times to making cakes, the hardest part sometimes is the frosting. How do you apply the frosting without ruining the cake? Well, it takes a delicate touch, and some advice from a professional, so watch this video to learn how to decorate a buttercream frosting cake.

How To : Shape fondant roses for cake decoration

Wondering how to shape the fondant into a beautiful rose you can decorate your cakes with? This how to video is step by step demonstration on how to make the center and the the leaves of a fondant rose. Part 1 of 2 - How to Shape fondant roses for cake decoration. Part 2 of 2 ...more

How To : Make a pillow-shaped tiered cake for your wedding

Forget circle and square-shaped wedding cakes - pillowy clouds of icing and cake are the way to go! Be original without compromising your unique style by learning how to bake and decorate this lovely stacked pillow cake. Reminiscent of the pillow that bears the ring, you can ...more

How To : Make a topsy turvy cake

This video demonstrates how to make a topsy turvy cake. This is a very hard cake to make and requires some previous baking experience. He bakes a cake first and layers them using icing as a glue. He makes sure the cake is semi-frozen first before he starts carving it to be the ...more

News : YUMmmy Cheeseburger Cupcakes

Grossly-yummy DIY cheeseburger cupcakes by KateDW: "My boyfriend surprised me on my birthdaywith these amazing little cupcakes. They were a huge hit so we decided to make a how-to page for everyone that always asks about them. " Images below. For entire process, click throug ...more

How To : Cut a rose out of gumpaste for cake decoration

In this video you will learn how to cut and shape a rosebud out of gumpaste. The rose is made out of circle cutters, so anyone can be able to try this technique. Watch and learn to put the sepals and ovary together to form the center of the flower. Keep watching this how to vi ...more

How To : Make a pretty pink purse cake with fondant

Do you have a shopaholic girlfriend whose 30th birthday is slowly coming up? It's true that a lot of women dread their 30th, but your gal pal will be simply delighted at her bash if you bake and decorate this purse cake for her. Using pink fondant as the base, you'll learn ho ...more

How To : Make a royal icing snowflake for your cake

Create a beautiful royal icing snowflake to top a cake using this simple how-to from http://www.Wedding-Cakes-For-You.com. To start, draw out a snowflake (she shows you how) on a dry erase board or piece of paper, place wax paper over it and then trace your snowflakes with roy ...more

How To : Make Filipino espasol (sweet rice flour cake)

Boil the malagkit. Place sugar, anise seeds and coconut milk in a saucepan; let boil until thick. Add toasted shredded coconut and cook for 3 minutes. Add boiled malagkit, stir and cook until thick. Remove from fire and add 3 cups toasted rice flour. Mix with a wooden spo ...more

How To : Level marzipan and ice a wedding cake

An important part of making great cakes involves knowing great decorating techniques. This cake decorating how-to video shows how to flat ice a wedding cake using marzipan. Follow along and learn great tips for working with marzipan and making gorgeous, unique cake decorations.

How To : Decorate a cake with fruit

Adams Holland and his design assistant Debra now decorate a cake. They start with an angel food cake that has already been baked and cooled. They next add an apricot glaze between the layers. It doesn't have to be perfect, it can be messy, that just makes it feel more homemade ...more

How To : Fold a realistic pink origami cake

This cake looks almost good enough to eat, even though we know it's made out of origami paper. Fool your friends with this realistic pink origami cake, made from an assemblage of cut-out cake slices. Check out this video to learn how to fold a pink origami cake.

How To : Make buttercream rose sprays for cake decorations

Ever wonder how to professionals make those beautiful butter cream rose sprays for birthday cakes? This eight part how to video sequence shows you how to make rose sprays out of buttercream. Once you've mastered this cake decorating skill, people will be raving about your cake ...more

How To : Pipe buttercream roses for a cake

This four-part video tutorial demonstrates various piping techniques that can be used to make different butter cream roses. This how-to video is a must-see for everyone interested in learning how to decorate cakes. Part 1 of 4 - How to Pipe buttercream roses for a cake. Part ...more

How To : Ice a cake or pastries without a piping bag

Decorating a cake and realize you don't have any of those professional piping bags? Not to worry! If you have some wax paper, then you have everything you need to be able to make your own piping bag for icing! Ice a cake or pastries without a piping bag. Click through to watch ...more

How To : Decorate a carrot cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate a carrot cake. First, apply icing all over the top and the sides of the cake. After this, apply sliced pecans to the side of the cake using your hands to press them on. After this, use your icing to create squares in the cake to make ...more

How To : Make a Filipino-style custard cake

In this episode of Panlasang Pinoy, we are taken through the steps of how to make custard cake. The episode provides a shopping list of ingredients that are easy to find at any grocery store. Each step of the baking process is covered from mixing the ingredients and preparing ...more

How To : Make a fondant butterfly for cake decorating

Cake decorating is truly an art, and the more skills you have, the better an artist you become. This how-to illustrates how to make a fondant butterfly for your special cake. The process isn't hard at all and you'll be able to apply the knowledge to other things you may like t ...more

How To : Make edible sugar orchids for cake decorating

Love orchids? Then you'll love them even more when they're made of sugar and topping your next baked creation. Sugar orchids sound difficult to put together, but really they require nothing more than a little patience and sugarpaste. To learn how to make them, check out this c ...more

How To : Make cake decorating flower fairies

Attention extreme cake decorators! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make intricate cake decorating flower fairies... perfect to decorate a lovely little girl's birthday cake! This video uses Pathwork Cutter products to design and shape. Learn how to take your cake ...more

How To : Stack and fix cakes for decorating

Watch this how to video to learn a few tricks for stacking and fixing cakes. These cake decorating techniques are great for creating beautiful works of art with your home baked cakes.

How To : Decorate cake borders

Don't serve your guests a plain old cake. Jazz it up with these decorative borders. You will need a cake stand, piping bags, round and star pastry tips and a coupler. These cake decorating items can be found online or at a specialty food store. You will also need some room- te ...more

News : Gruesomely-Awesome Star Wars Wedding Cake

Exquisitely detailed Star Wars wedding cake! Amazing sugar art representation of Luke Skywalker lying in dead tauntaun innards, made for Star Wars artist Chris Trevas and his wife Julie. "Julie and I had Courtney Clark from Cake Nouveau of Food Network Challenge (and TLC Ulti ...more

How To : Make a fondant sheep for cake decorations

Create beautiful piece of art with fondant! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a sheep out of fondant icing to decorate your cakes with. It is a lot of fun to make and not as difficult as it seems. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a fondant sheep for cake decorations. Part ...more

News : Debatably Delectable Broccoli Cakes

I love broccoli. I love cake. I know zucchini bread is sweet and delicious, but savoury broccoli cake? I'll have to take Kitchenist's word for it and give this unusual recipe a try: "While savoury broccoli cake might seem bizarre to some, I know that if anyone is going to app ...more

How To : Cover a cake with fondant

Fondant is a great to tool for decorating cakes and creating unique works of art. Here is a great informative how to video showing you how to prepare and cover a cake with fondant.

How To : Make a friendly fondant lion for cake decorating

This lion is all bite and no bark. After all, how can anyone be intimidated by a chubby wubby lion with a bemused expression, fluffy fur, and a heart made of fondant? This fondant lion is a perfect addition on top of a cake or cupcake if your little guy - or gal - loves animal ...more

How To : Decorate a teddy bear cake

Make an adorable teddy bear cake with these simple cake decorating tips! Learn how to shape and frost a teddy bear cake with this free video series about cake decorating ideas. Part 1 of 13 - How to Decorate a teddy bear cake. Decorate a teddy bear cake - Part 2 of 13. Click t ...more

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