Make a cake that looks like it came from a professional without leaving your own home. Just watch this how-to video. Working with fondant is a lot like playing with playdough. Surprise your family with a colorful and tasty treat, or get them to help! Watch this video baking tu ...more
You can use ribbon as a tree decoration! This tutorial shows you how to take a spool of wide ribbon (use wired ribbon for best results) and use it to create a unique and eye catching holiday decoration for your Christmas tree.
Create beautiful works of art with every cake you bake. Watch this how to video to learn how to create a basket weave decoration on any cake. Don't forget to top off your cake with a flower made out of icing.
You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro. You will need: specialty decorating items sugar cookie dough cookie cutters cookie sheets currants, chopped nuts, assorted candy eggs food coloring liquid an ...more
Make your little girl a magical princess birthday cake! Learn how to decorate a cake with fondant, flowers, and dolls in this free cake decorating video about making princess cakes. Part 1 of 18 - How to Decorate a princess doll cake. Decorate a princess doll cake - Part 2 of ...more
Belinda Gregor, specialty cakes designer at Ettore's European Bakery and Restaurant shows Gwen Schoen how to add and decorate a fondant cake. This is a great skill for pastry chefs, cake decorators and over-achiever moms alike. Make your kids' birthday cakes look more por than ...more
Wish your little girl could have a unique cake for her birthday party? Learn to decorate a child's birthday cake like a Barbie princess. This cake decorating how-to video shows you how to decorate a cake so it looks like a princess. It is very simple to do just follow along wi ...more
In this video, learn how to decorate a cake that looks like a perfect soccer field. This is a great way to celebrate the upcoming World Cup game and includes everything from grass to players to goal posts. This adorable little cake will make an impressive - and delicious - add ...more
Who needs a flower nail to decorate a cake? Watch this video to learn how to pipe buttercream roses directly onto a cake!
This method is quick, easy, looks beautiful and does not require any equipment beyond a plastic bag and a pair of scissors. Step 1: Cut the Corner of Your Bag Choose the style of flower that you want to pipe and cut you plastic bag according to the instructions shown in the ...more
Christmas is just a few weeks away and the decorating has already begun. The centerpiece for most home during the holiday is, of course, the Christmas tree. But let's face it—that tree can be a big pain in the ass to decorate. You'll run out of tinsel, your lights will be too ...more
A hand-decorated cake makes any occasion more special. This series has expert Karen Weismen showing you how to decorate a cake like a "gift box". Part 1 of 21 - How to Decorate a "gift box" cake. Decorate a "gift box" cake - Part 2 of 21. Click through to watch this video on e ...more
This how to video is a step by step guide on making fondant roses without using any cutters. It is great fondant cake decorating technique for beginners. So watch and learn.
Decorate your own homemade cake with fondant! Learn how to make fondant people for cake decorations in this free video series about decorating a character cake. Learn this technique and you too can make people out of icing frosting for your cake! Part 1 of 15 - How to Decorate ...more
This cake decorating how-to video goes over how to create a unique and spectacularly decorated Christmas cake. Follow along and learn how to make a scene of handmade choir boys on your cake using regal ice from a craft shop. Regal icing is very versatile, don't just decorate y ...more
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
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.
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
Piping a swag decoration on a multi-tier cake doesn't have to be difficult. Watch this video to learn how to decorate your cake!
In this video the host of "Tying It All Together" demonstrates how to create a "Eternity Knot". This type of knot is an attractive way to decorate a rope or string. Strung along one after another on a rope or string, it creates elongated bead-like knots at intervals of your ch ...more
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
You can take a carton of plain glass (or plastic) Christmas ornaments and then add your own personal touch as a gift or holiday decoration. Fill the large globes with things like garlands or tinsel, and or add paint and glitter to others.
Do you have a large cake to decorate but don't know where to start? Then watch this how to video to learn how simple it is to use a few piping tips to decorate just about any 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
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
In Minecraft, the key to survival is building proper shelter for yourself to survive the nightly attacks by the creatures that roam the land. But whose to say that you can't spruce the place up a little bit? Notch has included a feature in the game that allows you create paint ...more
This video demonstrates how to decorate flip flops. This is a great craft to do with children. Not only do they have fun, but then they have something pretty to wear that they designed.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to pipe buttercream pansy-like flowers. With the proper tools and technique, the decoration process is as easy as it is fun. It's so easy, in fact, that this free video cupcake decorating lesson can present a full overview of this decoratio ...more
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
This is a video tutorial in the Hosting & Entertaining category where you are going to learn how to decorate your Christmas tree with big impact using ribbon. You begin the process by fluffing. Choose two beautiful ribbons. Try different ribbon combinations like metallic and s ...more
Watch this video to learn how to pipe leaves and roses. Finish your cake with these beautiful decorations.
This tutorial shows you a few cute ideas to decorate a cell phone cover. iPhones all look the same, but you can take a basic cover and then add beads, faux gems, rhinestones and other embellishments to personalize your cell phone case.
Want to know how to decorate a cake like a pro? While you can blow hundreds of dollars on classes, one of the easiest ways to learn how to do it yourself is by watching the pros do it. Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to write "Happy Birthday" and add ...more
Looking to decorate the perfect wedding cake for a loved one's special day? In this video, Sue McMahon, cookery editor at Woman's Weekly magazine, explains how to go about decorating a beautiful pink flower filled wedding cake, perfect for a springtime wedding! Learn everythin ...more
Not sure what decoupage is? Then watch this video to find out! It will show you how to turn an ordinary, drab wooden picture frame into a decorative wood picture frame using decoupage (gluing different kinds of paper onto unfinished wood).
Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a beautiful World of Swirls Cake. Frost the cake first with a butter cream icing. While the icing is fresh, take a decorating comb and pull it around the sides of the cake for the striped design; a turntable is very ...more
In this video, we learn how to make and decorate a diva heart cake with roses. Start out with a heart shaped cake and then ice it with a light pink icing and place it in the freezer. Once it's settled, roll some fondant into small balls and then stick to the bottom of the cake ...more
Show your Christmas spirit with an awesome decorative cake that will make anyone with any ounce of Martha Stewart in them, drool. In this two-part video, learn how to ice and decorate the cake to make a poinsettia flower Christmas design. Flaunt your creative skills with the b ...more
With the quick flick of a spatula, your cake will have textured swirls. Tuck parchment paper under the cake to keep everything even. Work frosting with a spatula to warm it up before you spread it. Make sure swirls go all the way to the edge. Always use fluid motions.
This is a video tutorial of decorating bisque with red iron oxide. Red iron oxide can be layered, fired, watered-down, and used in many ways to add a finish to a piece of bisque pottery. Bisqueware absorbs the color easily, so the two materials work well together. Pick up some ...more
Learn how to create unique designs and decorations for your clipboard.
Is your little boy or a girl a big fan of "Sesame Street"? Then your kid will have a blast tearing into one of these specially decorated cupcakes. Adorned to look like old favorites Cookie Monster, Elmo, Oscar the Grouch and Big Bird, they're fun to make and fun to look at. ...more
If these aren't the most adorable cupcakes we've ever seen, then we don't know what's cuter. These extremely simple sheep cupcakes are made from frosted white icing and marshmallows then iced with a chubby sheep face. These are so simple to make that you can enlist your kids ...more
Add a little bit of flair to your hula hoop. Ribbons and tape can add some color and design to an otherwise plain hoop. However, it's important to be careful of certain techniques when decorating as to not disturb the aerodynamics of the hula hoop. Watch this video tutorial an ...more
Did you know you can create beautiful covers for your scrapbooks using all kinds of materials? This video tutorial shows how easy it is. Linen scrapbook covers need slightly different materials than regular paper compatible materials. You'll need Tombo (or another double sided ...more
Cupcakes are considered tiny cakes, so it only makes sense that assembling a bunch of cupcakes together creates a cake. If you have a ton of starving guests to serve and a few measly cupcakes just won't do, why not make this cupcake cake? You will discover how to attach the c ...more
Learning to decorate cakes? Try this design on for size. In this video, learn how to decorate a buttercream tulip cake with a basket of tulips on the front face of the cake. Get tips on how to perfect this design from cake decorating expert, Serious Cakes.
Did you ever want to make the perfect cake to go along with a party by the beach? a friend's birthday party? Are you not very savvy with decorating cakes? Well here's your chance to impress everyone, Wilton Cake Decorating is here to help. See these two lovely ladies show you ...more
Learn how to make a beautiful & easy star-designed Christmas cake in two-part cake decorating tutorial with Women's Weekly cookery editor, Sue McMahon. You will need a square fruit cake, apricot glaze or jam, marzipan, white & blue sugarpaste or frosting, and non-toxic edible ...more
There are certain challenges within a pastry chef or cake decorating aficionado's career in which the just average practitioners are separated from the Wolfgang Puck-like ones. This intense and impressive tree cake is one of those challenges. Check out this two-part video ser ...more
Serve your friends and family turkey this year in a nontraditional way by baking and decorating these turkey cupcakes. Turning ordinary and very blah chocolate cupcakes into feathered birds requires only some chocolate icing, candy corn, and sprinkles. You can prepare these c ...more
In this video pottery-making tutorial, Simon uses a white slip made from half china clay and half stoneware clay. Slip is an alternative to glaze for finishing a potted project. Simon also demonstrates an easy project to make a paint brush holder that will keep tools in place ...more
These kimono cards are so much fun to make. The idea came from an old issue of The Rubber Stamper magazine (Sept. 2005), with the addition of a few things, like bunny slippers and the geisha girl. They are simple to make once you have the instructions. Check out this card-maki ...more
Chef Francois Payard shows some innovative cake decorating tips in this video. He says that all you need to make a beautiful cake topping is just a little chocolate, some practice and a lot of imagination. A cold slab of marble,approximately an inch thick and which is kept in ...more
A rose is a rose is a cake. With this delectable how-to, you'll learn how to decorate a cake with arresting rose flowers and elegant scrollwork. To follow along, you'll need the following tools: Flower Nail No. 7 Tip: 2 Tip: 5 Tip: 12 Tip: 104 Tip: 352 8 x 3 in. Round Pan Fa ...more
This quick how-to video is a demonstration on how to decorate an iced cake with butter cream blossoms. Grab your piping bag and start making some flower petals with some butter cream.
A well-executed jack-o'-lantern can be pretty damn impressive, but some of us lack the carving skills necessary to pull it off and end up disappointed. Sometimes you just don't want to put in all the time required to cut open a pumpkin, gut it, and chisel an elaborate face or ...more
Is your Christmas tree looking a little too "I got everything from Target" generic? Then it's time you learn some decorating tips from interior designer Rebecca Robeson. Check out this Christmas decorating tutorial to learn how to create a magnificent Christmas tree done in a ...more
Cake decorating is a real art so who better to learn from than from a professional cake artist? This video is full of professional advice and takes you through the process of how to use butter cream to frost and decorate your cake. Donna Imsand, The Cake Artist, shows us how t ...more
This video is a demonstration on how to make a festive and colorful birthday cake. The frosting on the cake is made of rolled fondant, which comes in bright colors already made. Roll the fondant about 1/8" thick. The cake should have a thin layer of buttercream frosting on it. ...more