Decorating a Cake with Frosting

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 : Decorate a cake with frosting swirls

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.

How To : Decorate a cake with fondant frosting

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

How To : Decorate cupcakes with smooth frosting

Stephannie teaches us how she prepares her "not so famous" mini cupcakes for a nephew's birthday party. After mixing up the yellow cake mix and putting it into a large plastic bag, you cut the end off the bag and squeeze the batter into cupcake cups within a pan. You should th ...more

How To : Make buttercream frosting for decorative cakes

Edna shows us the basics of making buttercream frosting for professional, decorative cakes starting with the right ingredients. She uses a basic buttercream recipe, but makes sure that she does not over-mix the ingredients. She also explains how she used to use Crisco, but whe ...more

How To : Decorate cupcakes with frosting and candies

Wilton helps you make elegant, whimsical and plain old silly cupcakes and more. Ideas include easy flower, monster and funny footed-cupcake designs. Different sized tins, cast pans and decorating booklet help you with every idea. Learn how to decorate beautiful cupcakes by wat ...more

How To : Create a gumpaste bow for cake decorating

For many, taking a bite out of a red velvet cupcake is a delicious treat, and even a present of sorts, especially if you generally deny yourself of such sweets during the rest of the week. So why not make your next batch of cupcakes look like literal gifts by adding a bow on t ...more

How To : Make powdered sugar cake frosting from scratch

Powdered sugar frosting is a delicious way to top any cake or pastry. In this tutorial, learn how to make very quick frosting from sugar and have it taste just like delicious buttercream. Step 1: Add two and a half cups of powdered sugar, two tbsp of water, one tbsp of butter ...more

How To : Stack and decorate a multi-layer pan cake

Don't want to pay someone to make a cake for you? Well follow these simple tips on how to stack and decorate your own multi-layer cake. -First, begin by putting your first layer of cake down, now add frosting or filling over the entire top of this level. -Once that is done, a ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with Italian merange butter cream

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

How To : Hold a piping bag properly when frosting a cake

If you want to get serious about decorating your cakes and cupcakes then you have to know how to ice them properly. The biggest mistake beginners make is that they hold the piping bag in the center and just squeeze the icing out. But this method lacks control and makes some ex ...more

How To : Decorate a cake into a NASA rocket ship

In this video, we learn how to decorate a space shuttle cake. Make sure before you begin you have a chilled yellow cake and the template from www.bettycrocker.com. Once you print out the diagram, cut your cake according to the shapes. Now, frost all the pieces and then arrange ...more

How To : Decorate a cake to look like a professional job

Even if you're not a professional decorater, you can still decorate a birthday cake or other cake to look pretty and festive. This video also shows you how to make a few different flavors of frosting and how to make those pretty frosting flowers.

How To : Make & decorate a spider cake for Halloween

In this tutorial, we learn how to make and decorate a spider cake for Halloween. First, you will need to bake cupcakes and then use these to help shape the spider. After this, use green and black frosting in a tube to create a spiked look for a pattern of each all over the cak ...more

How To : Frost a Cake with Butter Cream Frosting

The first thing that should be done when icing a cake with buttercream frosting is to wrap the cake in plastic wrap and chill it in the freezer. This will ensure that when you trim the top of the cake there will not be as many crumbs. After triming the top of the cake to make ...more

How To : Make and decorate a dazzling day birthday cake

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

How To : Make & decorate an American flag cake

In this video, we learn how to make & decorate an American flag cake. To make the cake, you will need a cake pan that is in the shape of the flag. After you bake the cake and it has cooled off, then mix up red and blue frosting to go with the white. Use a pipe with frosting in ...more

How To : Frost Your Cake Like a Pro

Cake decorating is one of those activities that used to leave my hands sticky and my spirits dampened. No matter what I seemed to do, the final result always ended up looking like a preschool art project. Thankfully, I've discovered a few tips that make the whole mess a bit m ...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 and decorate a cake with rosebud icing

Rosebuds are one of the most popular frosting features employed on cakes around the Western world. If you are making a cake for a loved one and want to decorate it with rosebuds, watch this video. It will explain everything.

How To : Decorate a doll cake

In this video you can see Goth Girl 4Eve completing a frosted doll cake. She begins with a base cake in the shape of a lampshade or angel food style pan with a small plastic doll inserted in the top (or doll top half). A creamy white frosting is smoothed over the bottom with a ...more

How To : Frost a cake like a Calla Lily with buttercream

Making a delicious cake base is only part of the equation for the high-end pastry chef. Icing the cake in a really attractive pattern requires immense attention to detail and precision. This video demonstrates both in teaching you how to decorate a cake with buttercream frosti ...more

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Decorate a star design Christmas cake

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

How To : Decorate a princess birthday cake

This video illustrate us how to decorate a princess birthday cake. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all colect all the ingredients that is ready made cakes, gems, choclate syrup, strawberry syrup,candytsicks, frost cream,ribbon, eatable doll face. Step 2: Now t ...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

How To : Decorate a character cake

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

How To : Decorate a simple wedding cake yourself

Beside the frosted cake, you will need some artificial flowers, some pretty ribbon, a ball of Styrofoam and some saran wrap. Start by covering the Styrofoam ball with a piece of saran wrap. Then clip off small pieces of the dried flowers and stick them all around the ball of S ...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 : Color your fondant for cake decorating

Coloring your fondant is actually a very simple process. Like coloring water or your cookies, coloring fondant involves adding a few drops of food coloring and then blending, blending, blending. Colored fondant makes your cake decorating projects much more appealing, so it's ...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 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

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 : Make rolled fondant for cake decorating

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make fondant. The ingredients required for the fondant are: 1 tablespoon & 2 tsp of unflavored gelatin, 1/4 cup of cold water, 1/2 cup of glucose, 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil shortening, 1 tablespoon of glycerin coloring and 1 tsp ...more

How To : Cover a cake with fondant for cake decorating

Consider this video Cake Decorating 101. No matter what you do in the future with cake decorating, knowing how to apply fondant smoothly to a cake's surface is one of the most important and most often used skills in a pastry chef's career. While fondant is easily malleable, i ...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 : Shape a gumpaste rose for cake decorating

Fondant and gumpaste are a great way to turn ordinary cakes extraordinary. You can make all sorts of decorations using just your hands and from fondant. In this how to video sequence learn how to create a gumpaste rose. Everyone will be impressed by your fondant shaping skills ...more

How To : Make a dog out of fondant for cake decorating

In this how to video learn the basics on how to make a dog out of fondant icing. This technique for cake decorating is great for beginners. To finish off your sweet fondant puppy, paint a little white spot in the eye, it makes a difference to the look, so don't you forget to d ...more

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