Buttercream icing is thick and rich, delicious and easy to work with in cake decorating, but do you want to know a little secret? There's something even better. Namely, we're talking about buttercream icing flavored with peanut butter. Check out this cake decorating video to ...more
How Do You Make Cake Butter 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
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
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
Little Lady Cakes shows you how to prepare buttercream icing from scratch. Perfect for frosting cakes and cupcakes! Watch this cake decorating tutorial for a simple buttercream frosting recipe.
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.
If you need to make lots of frosting flowers (such as for decorating a wedding cake), you can make many of the flowers ahead of time and then let them air dry before putting them on your cake. This video shows you how to make hydrangeas, gardenias, roses and Gerber daisies out ...more
The great thing about using spices like cinnamon and nutmeg in cooking is that they're choc-full of antixoidants. As such, they're one of the few healthy foods you can eat that are also super delicious. Get your fill of these free radical-blasting spices while nomming on some ...more
This is a new twist on classic Southern red velvet cake. In this tutorial, learn how to make the cake and then top it with pecans and a buttery glaze that really bring out the light chocolate flavor.
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
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
Watch this how to video to learn an easy and quick methods for frosting a cake with butter cream icing.
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
Things You'll Need: 3 cups grated carrot, 1 cup flour, 2 tsp baking powder - 1 t tsp baking soda 1 t salt 2 t ground cinnamon 4 eggs 2 t vanilla extract 1 c brown sugar packed c sugar 1 oil 1 c walnuts finely chopped c raisins For frosting 8 oz. cream cheese 1 stick butter 3 c ...more
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
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
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
To make a toasted marshmallow cake frosting follow the below instructions. Before start preparing get ready with the following ingredients such as: 1 devil's food cake mix, and ingredients to prepare cake, 12 large marshmallows, 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, 1/2 cup firmly-packed l ...more
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
Root beer has a bunch of yummy functions, though usually they involve ice cream sodas. But there's more than just one way to enjoy this delicious carbonated drink. It may seem odd at first, but you can actually use root bear to create a glaze for cakes. Check out this food vi ...more
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
I love my peanut butter cups.
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.
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
Cake pops can be made easily with basic cake mix and chocolate or candy melts for the coating, but if you want to take your cake pops to the next level then you gotta bring in the big guns. Take a gander at this cake decorating tutorial to learn how to add flavor to your cake ...more
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
This tutorial demonstrates how to get extra smooth and creamy frosting by letting your mixer run just a bit longer than normal. Also demonstrated is a brush embroidery technique used to get a good 'haze' effect on your cake, good for frosting flower petals.
My mom grows giant zucchinis. I'm not kidding when I tell you that one of them is about the size of one of my thighs. My sister came to visit, and dropped off a boatload of food, including two giant zucchinis. We grilled one up, but I've been pondering what to do with the othe ...more
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
Watch this video to apply the final frosting to a crumb-coated cake. Learn some great tips on getting a beautiful, smooth surface.
There's something about marbling that makes anything it touches more elegant and refined. Marbeled kitchen cuntetops, for instance, look like something out of a Home Depot catalog, while marbled cakes, like the one in this video, are interesting and quite pretty. To learn how ...more
For generations, parents have been struggling to come up with innovative ways to get their kids to eat their vegetables. They'll cut them into fun shapes, bake them in cheese, batter, and deep-fry them. Don't Miss: 5 Ways to Make Your Vegetables Taste Better Japanese food st ...more
Mud cake might not sound very good but it sure tastes great. Try out this fun cake for a birthday, a party or just because. This mix of rich chocolate, nuts and a fluffy marshmallow top is sure to brighten any day. Mud cake, or Mississippi mud cake as it is sometimes called, ...more
Angie is going to show us how to make a banana cake. Start by creaming 2/3 cup of butter. To the butter that's nice and creamy, cream in 1-2/3 cup sugar until the sugar dissolves and mixture is fluffy. Scrape the sides of the bowl to make sure you get everything mixed. Now, yo ...more
Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make cream cheese frosting. Rich cream cheese frosting is the perfect complement to decadent cakes, cupcakes, and more. This will make two cups, or enough to frost a two-layer cake. You Will Need * 1/4-c Unsalted butter * 1 8-ounce p ...more
Angie shows how to make chocolate frosting for cakes or cupcakes in this video tutorial. The first step is melting one stick of butter. Add 2/3 of unsweetened cocoa to the butter and mix thoroughly. Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla to bring out the flavor of the chocolate. Then, add ...more
Looking for a great buttercream recipe? Then you have come to right place. Watch this how to video to learn how simple it is to whip up some butter cream to decorate your cakes with. The ingredients for this recipe are: 22 tbs salted butter, softened (about 3 sticks) 2/3 cups ...more
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.
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
Via WonderHowTo World, CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!: Amy Sedaris is one multi-talented lady. Nude-frosting-sprinkle model. Star and co-creator of beloved cult classic Strangers With Candy (see her in character as Jerri Blank below), sister of famed author David Sedaris, and best of ...more
Amy Sedaris is one multi-talented lady. Nude-frosting-sprinkle model. Star and co-creator of beloved cult classic Strangers With Candy (see her in character as Jerri Blank below), sister of famed author David Sedaris, and best of all (in CAKES! CAKES! CAKES!' humble opinion): ...more
I love red velvet cake. The deep, vibrant color. The faint taste of cocoa. The legendary myth behind the recipe. I also love Bakerella. True treasure trove of recipes for dessert lovers. Check it out. Red Velvet Cake recipe, courtesy of Bakerella: 2 1/2 cups all purpose flo ...more
Butter cream frosting isn’t only delicious but allows for great decorating possibilities. It can be a little difficult to create smooth surface to of the frosting if bubbles have created pock marks when laid, but as the video demonstrates you can use a smoothing tool to get th ...more
Fondant looks pretty, but man, it sure does taste weird. Don't Miss: How to Frost Your Cake Like a Pro If you've ever slaved over decorating a cake with fondant, you know how disappointing it is to watch people peel it off and only eat the cake. You can avoid this by skippi ...more
Chris' Outrageous Cheesecake, a decedent combination of chocolate cake, brownies, cheesecake, and coconut-pecan frosting, is easily one of The Cheesecake Factory's most popular desserts. But, the price of fulfilling your cravings for this addictive treat can get up there (at a ...more
Right now is that magical time of year when the general public decides to embrace their inner fattie and get baking in the kitchen. Hello, pies and cakes and cookies and everything carbs. Goodbye, diets—see you in the next year, when you cripple us with unbridled guilt and lon ...more
A vegan version of these little carrot cakes, smothered with the best non-butter buttercream frosting you'll ever taste.
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a chocolate cake from scratch. You will need: sugar, cooking chocolate, white flour, black coffee, butter, orange juice, orange peel, eggs, and baking powder to make this cake. First, melt the chocolate into the coffee in a pot over low h ...more
Valentine's Day is only two weeks away - are you prepared with ample sweets for your sweet? Make sure that dessert is taken care of on Cupid's lovey dovey holiday by baking these easy as cake whoopie pies. Red velvet cake sandwiches cream cheese frosting. Cookies: 2 tbsp but ...more
Bananas + cake and whipped topping = Foodie heaven. We don't know why we've always loved the combination of bananas and cake/ice cream/whipped anything (maybe it stems from having thousands of banana splits as a kid?), but we do know it's delicious! So put down that used and ...more
Try out this basic hot milk sponge cake, which is a kind of egg foam cake, that you can use as a base for any cake art creation. It's super tasty, and you can add anything you want to it. Try it out and see for yourself. A Hot Milk Sponge Cake is a type of "egg foam" cake – a ...more
Gatorade and football go hand in hand, from player endorsements to the traditional Gatorade shower that coaches get at each Super Bowl. So, get in the game-day spirit with these Gatorade-infused drinks, desserts, and snacks. The good thing about Gatorade is that it comes in ev ...more
Does your little kid love peanut butter and jelly sandwiches? Somehow we're thinking that's a definitive "yes." After all, with the sweet jam flavor, crunchy and salty peanut butter, and light balancing taste of bread, they're sugar and salt all in one, a kid's foodstuff dream ...more
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
If you've ever gone on a diet then you know that "dessert" usually leaves your vocabulary quickly. But sometimes you gotta live a little and satisfy that sweet tooth! After all, not doing so may just cause you to pig out and totally fail on your diet. Check out this video to ...more
Fourth of July is near, which means we'll soon be seeing an influx of red, white, and blue flags, banner, and of course patriotic sweets for those who indulge in the foodie side of the holiday. Bake your own red, white, and blue treats by watching this Fourth of July-themed e ...more
It's both a dessert and a centerpiece! For this recipe, you will need: 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 6 egg yolks, 6 eggw hites, 1/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 3 cups cake flour, 1 teaspoon salt, 3/4 teaspoon baking powder, 3/4 teaspoon baking soda, 1 cup ...more
In this tutorial, Sandra Lee shows us how to make a centerpiece cake. First, place lemon frosting onto a vanilla round cake and then place another place vanilla cake on top of it. Now, grab your vanilla frosting and pour it on top of the cake, smoothing on the top. Now, grab a ...more