Gum Paste for Cakes

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 : Make gumpaste for your cake

In this movie Edna shows us how to make gum paste. The recipe is very easy to follow and Edna begins with the materials. Sift the sugar through a regular sifter first. Then you have to carefully separate your eggs so that you can utilize the whites for this. The whites get whi ...more

How To : Create a frilled layers out of gumpaste for cakes

This video is showing how to create frilled layers on a cake. First you need one mini cake, rolling pin, one knife, one cocktail stick, rolling board, icing sugar, glue or water, and gumpaste to do this. First you have to roll out the gumpaste to very thin layer. Next cut it o ...more

How To : Make a ladybug out of gum paste

Ever wonder how the chefs on TV make those realistic looking cakes? Well, this tutorial will show you how to make an adorable looking ladybug for the top of your cake. In this two part video, you will learn how to make a shiny fondant (gum paste) ladybug with edible antennae. ...more

HowTo : Beautiful Gum Paste Roses

Cake Journal shares a link to a HowTo video on making big, luscious gum paste roses, as shown on the cake below: The video is a large file, so you have to download it to your computer. Click through to this flickr comment stream, for a link posted by franjmc. Cake Journal of ...more

How To : Create a fondant or gum paste carnation

This video shows you how to dress up your cake by making fondant or gumpaste carnations. It's a sweet way to turn your nice cake into a thing of beauty. You'll need some gumpaste or fondant and some patience as it can be tricky.

How To : Make flip flops out of gum paste

In this video we learn to make fondant flip flops to decorate cakes. Grab your fondant and mix in your various colors. You can have as many colors as you want but should have at least two. Roll out your first color to your desired thickness. Use a butterfly cookie cutter to cu ...more

How To : Make a fondant/gum paste anemone

In order to make an Anemone with Fondant/Gum Paste, you will need the following: fondant, a rolling pin, tweezers, luster dust, a sponge, gum paste, glue, a roller, a small round cutter, and paint brushes. Roll out white fondant until it is really thin. It should be nearly ...more

How To : Make sugar gum paste flowers

Sugar gum paste can be molded into a number of shapes. Learn about using gum paste dough to make flowers in this free crafting video. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make sugar gum paste flowers. Make sugar gum paste flowers - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvil ...more

How To : Make a gum paste anemone

In order to make a gum paste anemone you first should roll out the gum paste onto a flat surface and cut out about 13 circles of this with a cookie cutter. Use thin foam and ruffle 12 of the petals leaving the last flat. Place your ruffled petal on thick foam and drag a ball t ...more

How To : Make an igloo & penguin cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an igloo and penguin cake. For this, you will start with colored fondant or colored gum paste. Next, you will shape your gum paste into the bodies of the little penguins. After this, make sure you make all the shapes for their eyes and be ...more

How To : Make a Snowman & Christmas Tree with Sugar Paste

It's time for the holidays, and you're full of Christmas cheer, all ready to make some homemade decorations. Well, get out your modeling sugar and check out these two video tutorials on how to make a snowman and Christmas tree with modeling sugar paste. These crafty Christmas ...more

How To : Make a Movie Star Cake

I would like to share a cake decorating video tutorial where I teach you how to make a Hollywood cake. This project includes full step-by-step instructions, showing you how to make a 3D pastillage scenography with lights and a 3D gum paste doll. You can view the written instru ...more

How To : Make a 3D Baby Duck Cake with Fondant

This adorable 3D duck cake cake is a great way to celebrate your baby's birthday, while amazing the whole family! In this video, you'll learn about carving a cake, covering it with rolled fondant, and decorating with polka dots. You'll also learn about modeling a 3D duck with ...more

How To : Make & decorate a "make a wish fish" cake

In this video, we learn how to make & decorate a "make a wish fish" cake. Start out by mixing up your icing with paste color until you have a green color. After this, brush this onto a round cake of your choice flavor. After this is all iced, grab some gum drops and orange sli ...more

How To : Make a gumpaste pair of baby shoes

In order to make a pair of baby shoes from gum paste, you will need the following: a pattern/template from Cake Central, gum paste, a paint brush, a knife, foam, mini flower cutter, rolling tool, a cutting tool, a quilting tool, dust brushes, snowflake luster dust, and edible ...more

How To : Make a cake decorating fondant/gumpaste bow

1. Use a piece of gum-paste, fondant, or candy clay about the size of a tennis ball 2. I first will roll about 1/2 of the dough through my pasta machine to a medium thickness (#4) or roll your fondant to approx 1/4 in. thickness 3. You could also use a pizza cutter or knife to ...more

How To : Make miniature bows with sugar florist paste

In order to make Decorative Black Bows for cakes, you will need the following: sugar floral paste, a small rolling pin, a strip cutter, ruler, sugar glue, a paint brush, Roll the paste out really thin. Use the strip cutter to cut the paste. This will allow you to be certain t ...more

How To : Make an orchid flower with gumpaste

In this tutorial, we learn how to make an orchid flower with gum paste. First, roll out the gum paste and then cut it into three different shapes to make the flower. Next, place a wire in the center of the petals and then place them on a mold to get the correct texture. After ...more

How To : Color a sugarcrafted lily petal

In this tutorial, we learn how to color a sugar crafted lily petal. Insert your paste onto a green wire, then cover the paste with clear edible glue. Then, place the piece into yellow sugar sprinkles. After this, create your petals out of gum paste and push down on the edges t ...more

How To : Make a sugarcraft teddy bear

Barbara Wilson of BarbraEllin Cakes demonstrates how to make an edible Teddy Bear out of flour paste icing. You will need some edible glue, spaghetti, a knife tool, a small brush, a sharp craft knife, a mouth tool and a stitch tool. Roll out a ball of icing for the body and s ...more

How To : Use fondant when making & decorating cakes

In this video, we learn how to use fondant when making & decorating cakes. Fondant is a dull type of sugar paste that you can form different shapes with and add colors to. When you add the color to the fondant, simply work it with your hands until the color runs all the way th ...more

How To : Whiten teeth naturally

Having less-than-brilliant teeth doesn't have to mean a trip to the dentist or a whitening kit. Try this all-natural remedy instead. Watch this video to learn how to whiten teeth naturally. You Will Need * Baking soda * Hydrogen peroxide * Bowl * Toothbrush * Plastic wrap * ...more

How To : Make a paper ribbon bow

This is a great instructional video on how to make a paper ribbon bow. This video teaches you step by step to make a nice paper ribbon bow. This will be very much useful for children work in school or even at home. You need color paper, scissors, gum, pencil and a set square. ...more

How To : Cover a square cake with sugar paste or fondant

Do you have difficulty covering a square cake? Check out this how-to video to cover a square cake with sugar paste or fondant. Take advice from this Irish woman who knows how to cup her hand "like so." She also knows more about fondant than I do.

How To : Cover a cake with fondant sugar paste

In this video cake decorating tutorial, the instructors take you through the steps of learning how to cover a cake with rolled fondant. To follow these directions, you will need a cake made with whole eggs (as that affects the consistency), buttercream icing, piping gel, a one ...more

How To : Make candy brittle for cake decorations

Watch this how to video as Bon Appetit Magazine shows you how to prepare candy brittle. Candy brittle is great for decorating all you holiday desserts. Incorporate your favorite candies such as candy canes and gum drops into the brittle for an added treat. Make candy brittle f ...more

How To : Clean an iron with Martha Stewart's REAL SIMPLE

What's the best way to clean an iron? It is inevitable that it will eventually need a good cleaning. Your dress shirts look crisp, but over time your iron might look the worse for wear. This simple technique gets rid of mineral spots on the iron's plate and cleans out caked st ...more

How To : Make a mummy cake

In this video we learn how to make a mummy cake. We will need candy melts, eyeball mold, edible markers, a cake that has a crown on it, buttercream frosting, white fondant, sugar veil frosting, brown petal dust, a decorator brush, a cake round covered in foil, spatulas and kni ...more

How To : Cover a square dummy cake with rolled fondant

Fondant is quite the tricky cake decorating material. On the surface it looks smooth, slick, and solid, but the consistency of fondant is actually quite thin and the sugary paste is very liable to tearing while you're working with it. If you've never laid down a large piece o ...more

How To : Make a basic Jeopardy game in MS Powerpoint

This video demonstrates how to make a basic Jeopardy game in Microsoft PowerPoint. First, choose a background color by clicking Format on the top bar menu. Select Background and choose the color you wish to have. Click Apply To All to apply it to your entire PowerPoint present ...more

How To : Decorate a Christmas cake

Sue McMahon, Cookery Editor of Womens Weekly, shows how to decorate your Christmas cake, in this video. She begins by turning over a rich plum cake to have a smooth surface for the decoration. Next, she pours some brandy over the cake to moisten it. She uses apricot glaze and ...more

How To : Make sugar flowers for cake decorations

This video shows you how to make sugar flowers for cake decorations. Follow along with these cake decorating tips as our pastry chef explaining the petal paste techniques. Use the petal paste technique to make sugar flowers for any cake.

HowTo : Bake a Car-Cake

Skoda has created an amazing car constructed with CAKE! for their latest advertisement. Via Car Pages, "Once filming was finished we had planned to cut the cake car up and distribute it to local charities, schools and hospitals. Unfortunately, however, as the car had been un ...more

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 : Make Korean dukbokki, a hot and spicy rice cake

This tutorial video will teach you how to make dukbokki, a popular Korean snack that is essentially a hot and spicy rice cake. To make this Korean dish, you will need a rice cake, dried anchovies, hot pepper paste, sugar, and green onions. Hot and spicy!

How To : Make marzipan fruits

Chef Martha Stewart demonstrates how to make marzipan fruits. Using almond paste, Martha creates delicate and edible cake decorations.

How To : Make a princess castle cake

You'll need five baked eight inch square cakes, five - seven cups of white icing, five sugar cones, a little glitter, a little bit of pink icing, a pastry bag, silver non parils, gummy balls, candies, pink and red icing, mini canned hearts, red sprinkles, colored paper and tap ...more

How To : Make Malaysian chicken satay

Malay Chicken Satay is very popular dish in Malaysia for little skewers of meat. This is made with peanut sauce and Malay rice cake. Malaysian satay is made with ingredients and spices, lemon grass, turmeric powder and coriander seeds. Make a spice paste with coriander powder, ...more

How To : Make molded rose cake decorations

This tutorial shows how to make tiny molded roses and leaves that you could put on cupcakes. To start you only need a few ingredients: icing sugar, water, paste coloring, fondant icing sugar, and a piping bag (optional). Mix all ingredients together, then put them in a bag so ...more

How To : Make Masa Real de Guayaba, aka Guava Bars

Nothing says Cuban like guava, and how do you get the most enjoyment out your guava? By massive amounts of it. That's where this name "Masa Real de Guayaba" comes from… a real mass of guava… in a small food bar. John Verlinden creates this delicious Cuban treat. A layer of thi ...more

How To : Make almond cake

Chef Martha Stewart demonstrates how to make almond cake. Martha makes the building block - the almond cake layers. She uses almond paste, sugar, butter, and eggs then blends it all together to make the first layer of the almond cake. Make almond cake - Part 1 of 15. Click thr ...more

How To : Write an Excellent How-To Article

Okay, so you've decided to take the plunge, and participate in our Love. Earn program with a how-to article. But, for whatever reason, your article keeps getting rejected by WonderHowTo, and you're wondering, well, where's the love? We've decided to provide you with a few gui ...more

How To : Instantly cut toothache pain in half

Your tooth is throbbing, your head is pounding, and the oral surgeon can't see you until this afternoon. You'll need something to take the edge off until the good doctor can fit you in. You Will Need: Toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss, ice or cold water, essential oil ...more

News : Bake Without Butter, Sugar, Eggs...

See how to bake without butter, sugar, eggs, dairy milk and more. If you think it’s impossible to bake without butter without losing flavor and texture, then keep on reading. Even if you already substitute butter in your cakes and cookies, there may be some things in this art ...more

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