Frost a Cake

How To : Frost a cake properly

One of the nicest things you can do on someone's big day is to make them a homemade cake. In this tutorial, learn exactly how to frost that cake you just made so that it looks beautiful for someone's birthday. By frosting with the proper techniques, your cake will look like 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 : Frost a cake

Nothing completes a fresh-made cake more than a sweet coating of icing. Learn how long you should let a cake cool before frosting it, and also how to ice a crumb coat. You will need a cake stand, offset spatula, icing and cake.

How To : Frost a cake easily in two steps

Back in college, frosting a cake was pretty much a one-step process. You took the cake out of the oven, let it cool for a bit, then whipped out your Pillsbury Doughboy rainbow sprinkle frosting and slapped it onto the cake using a spatula. But, admittedly, the results didn't ...more

How To : Frost a cake like a professional

Ever wonder how the pros get their cakes to look so pretty? Here’s how. You will need: * A cooled-down cake * A serrated knife * A platter * Strips of wax paper * Frosting * An offset spatula or table knife * A spoon * A wooden skewer (optional) Step 1: Slice off the top of ...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 : 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 : 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 : Cover a baked cake with fondant frosting

Learn how to frost a cake with fondant frosting! Actually, it's not really frosting, it's more like applying or covering or coating a cake with fondant. This kind of frosting is the kind most typical of wedding cakes and specialty cakes. You can find fondant frosting at cake d ...more

How To : Make rich and creamy chocolate frosting for cakes

It's easy to make a quick, delicious and rich chocolate frosty for cakes or whatever else you're baking that needs it. This frosting is delicious and perfect for a yellow or chocolate cake. A stand mixer helps out a lot if you have one. See the full video recipe for this rich ...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 : Make cream cheese frosting for cakes

If you love topping your bagel with cream cheese, then try it on your favorite cake! Combined with sugar and a few simple ingredients, cream cheese becomes a distinctive and delicious frosting. After your frosting is mixed, it is ready to use immediately. Or, you can put it in ...more

How To : Properly frost a beautiful cake with expert tips

In this clip, learn how to avoid a messy, crumby, goopy cake by following a few tips. Frosting a beautifully smooth cake is easy as long as you know what you are doing. You don't need to hire a professional to ice that little birthday cake, just use this helpful tips and your ...more

How To : Frost a layer cake

An impressive layer cake isn't as hard to make as it looks, even for inexperienced bakers. In this video, Jennifer Armentrout walks you through all the steps in frosting your layer cake, from splitting the cake layers to swirling the frosting in a pretty pattern. You'll also l ...more

How To : Bake & frost a carrot cake

This how-to video is about how to bake and frost a carrot cake. Ingredients required: 1)Grated carrots 2)Confectioner sugar 3)All purpose flour 4)Vegetable oil 5)Granulated sugar 6)Light brown sugar 7)Four eggs 8)Chopped walnuts 9)Fresh milk 10)Baking powder 11)Baking soda 1 ...more

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 : Frost a wedding cake with butter cream

In this video you will see how to apply butter cream frosting to a large circular cake for a wedding or for any occasion that calls for a fantastic cake. You will need a lot of frosting and an adequately sized smoothing tool. It is very helpful to have a platter that turns to ...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 : 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 : Bake and frost a marble sheet cake

In this video series, you're going to learn how to bake and frost a sheet cake. This video goes over the first step: gathering all your ingredients. You don't want to start baking and find out you're missing something! Part 1 of 17 - How to Bake and frost a marble sheet cake. ...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 : Make easy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

In this clip from Betty Crocker's kitchen, chef Jaden Hair shows you how to make a yummy, classic and very easy carrot cake with cream cheese frosting. Carrot cakes are the tastiest way to enjoy your veggies and in this tutorial you will get a step by step so you can serve it ...more

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 : Make cake frosting look lustrous

So you’ve made a fantastic cake and your ready to add the finishing touch by taking your frosting up a notch. You can get a glossy finish to your frosting by using a hairdryer to finish it off. Your friends will wonder how you got such a professional finish. Frosting a cake? S ...more

How To : Make coconut cupcakes with cream cheese frosting

Pat and Gina Neely show us how to make delicious coconut cupcakes with cream cheese coconut frosting. Start by mixing the butter and sugar together well. Then add the eggs, vanilla, coconut extract and buttermilk. In a separate bowl mix the cake flour, baking powder, baking so ...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 Homemade Carrot Cake

Don't buy a carrot cake from the store—make a delicious one right in your own kitchen with your own two hands. A homemade carrot cake is always more appreciated and enjoyable than a store-bought one. So try this recipe out! This gorgeous carrot cake boasts three layers. The va ...more

How To : Make a multicolored rainbow cake

Whatever the occasion, a multicolored rainbow cake is sure to delight everyone! Luckily, the recipe is easy and this tutorial will show you how to create a colorful dessert step by step. You Will Need • A large mixing bowl • 6 small mixing bowls • Two 9-inch round cake pans ...more

How To : Make butter cream icing

Our favorite Brooklyn home diva, Sarah McColl is going to show you how to make butter cream icing and frost a cake with it. This video follows her "How to make a birthday cake" video, but you don't need to watch both.

How To : Make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcake

In this video, we learn how to make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcakes with Lee Hanson. You will need: 1 box Betty Crocker cake mix, any ingredients the box calls for, 8 drops of green food color, 1 1/2 container of Betty Crocker vanilla frosting, tray covered with foil, 5 ca ...more

How To : Make a flag cake

What's a national holiday without a sheet cake featuring Old Glory? Luckily, it's simple to make….And delicious too! You Will Need * A 12- by 18-inch sheet cake * 1 1/2 pt blueberries, washed * 1 1/2 pt strawberries or raspberries, washed * 6 c. frosting * A serving plate * Wa ...more

How To : Make a Mother's Day hat cake

You have your gift and a card and now all you need that special cake for mom on Mother’s Day. You’ve tried other cakes now try a hat cake. This festive and spring inspired hat cake is sure to make this year’s Mother’s Day a memorable one. Show your mom how much you appreciate ...more

How To : Make a delicious carrot cake

Don’t be fooled by the use of a vegetable, carrot cake is a delicious dessert that seems to go hand-in-hand with Easter and spring bakes sales. If you’ve made them before or this is your fist time start out the season with this classic cake. This moist cake will be perfect fo ...more

How To : 9 Oreo Hacks That Make Life Worth Living

We've already shown you how to dunk a regular-sized Oreo cookie while keeping your fingers pristine, how to upgrade Oreos into different desserts, and even make them into lazy ice cream sandwiches. Now we're going to introduce you to a few other essential Oreo hacks that will ...more

How To : 5 Must-Know Tips for Better Home-Baked Cakes

It's very easy to get your hands on a good cake. These days, a store-bought cake or even one made from boxed cake mix will usually be pretty good. Heck, make the first simple recipe you find on the internet, and it's likely to taste fine. Don't Miss: The Secret to Making Del ...more

How To : 5 Amazing Ways to Bake with Coconut Oil

I remember the first time I used coconut oil; the whole kitchen was filled with a fragrant aroma that reminded me of the tropics. After learning it was a healthier alternative to traditional cooking oil—not to mention a great source of the good-for-you saturated fat—I was hook ...more

How To : Make a rubber ducky birthday cake

This video is a demonstration on how to bake a lovely rubber ducky cake for your baby's first birthday. You will need one 8 inch round, one 9 inch round and one small cake baked in a ten ounce custard cup. The dome of the 8 inch cake is cut and kept inverted. The edges of the ...more

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