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
How to Decorate a Cake with Fruit
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
Make a delicious light fruit cake with cook Sophie Grigson. You will need desiccated coconut, candied mixed peel, lemon zest, orange rind, milk, sweet sherry, butter, caster sugar, eggs, self-raising flour, cherries, and sultanas. Watch this video baking tutorial and learn how ...more
Chef Sanjay shows you how to make a simple Christmas fruit cake.
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
Thermal cooking saves energy costs and preparation time, so why not try out this delicious recipe using a thermal cooker? You'll learn how to make a fruit cake inside a thermal portable cooker, which could get you addicted. Give it a try, see if you're a thermal cooker. INGRE ...more
Um, okay, the question here is why WOULDN'T you want to decorate a cake shaped like a hamburger? If you've got a guy friend who can't get enough of his Double Doubles at In-n-Out, then this burger-shaped cake is going to knock his socks off. If the burger-lover in your life ...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
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
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.
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
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
Decorating cakes can be a tremendous way to get imaginative and show off your creative side! In this video tutorial, learn how to make an alligator cake decoration/topper out of fondant icing. Step by step instructions are given to help make this process an easy & fun one!
In this video, we learn easy cake decorating tips and ideas. To make a pastry cone, you just need parchment paper! First grab a square of parchment paper then fold into a large triangle. Now, open the square up and cut where the line is in the middle. Grab one of the triangles ...more
There's no better time to have your cake and to eat it too than your birthday. However crazy your tastes, the day of your arrival onto this earth entitles you to treats of all magnitudes. If you're a fast-paced, busy lawyer who's secretly a girly girl at heart, then why not i ...more
In this series of video clips, you’ll learn cake decorating ideas and techniques from a professional. Part 1 of 6 - How to Decorate a cake. Decorate a cake - Part 2 of 6. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Decorate a cake - Part 3 of 6. Click through to wat ...more
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
Who needs a flower nail to decorate a cake? Watch this video to learn how to pipe buttercream roses directly onto a cake!
Using just confectioners' sugar and a straight edge, you can add flair to any dessert. Use confectioners' sugar to decorate any cake. Click through to watch this video on youtube.com
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.
Decorating Tips demonstrates how to use the star tip to decorate a cake or cookies. Use a medium consistency icing and position the bag at a 90 degree angle. Hold the tip 1/4 of an inch above the surface of the cake or cookie. Use the count squeeze, stop squeezing and stop to ...more
This is an instructional video on how to decorate a cake with icing in a basket-weave pattern. You start out by measuring out the cake and placing evenly spaced marks along the side so you know where to put each line in the weave pattern. You then use a flat, rigged tip and dr ...more
Impress your friends by using cake dividers and picture presses to decorate cakes. Watch this short how to video and learn how make pieces of art.
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.
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
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.
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 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
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
Watch this how to video to learn how to decorate a cake with melted marshmallows.
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 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
Painting on a cake may seem counterintuitive, since the paint that most of us are familiar with is acrylic or watercolor paint, both of which are way toxic. But the project in this video uses an entirely different type of paint: cake paint. Cake paint is edible and comes in a ...more
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
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 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
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
In this tutorial, we learn how to make & decorate a butterfly cake. First, you will use a butterfly shaped pan to bake the cake in so it's already shaped. After letting it cool, you can cover the entire thing in a thin layer of white icing. Then, fill some icing into bags, usi ...more
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
Watch this video to learn how to pipe leaves and roses. Finish your cake with these beautiful decorations.
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
If you've never baked, assembled, and then decorated a cake before but you would like to learn how to then this is the perfect video for you. Press play to learn how to bake a fluffy chocolate cake and then coat it with chocolate icing and chocolate shavings. The Modern Baker ...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
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
If there was ever a cake that was both macabre and romantic, and that looked like something the Phantom would offer to Christine as a wedding gift in "The Phantom of the Opera," then this would be it. Check out the video to learn how to build a two tier cake with sugarveil ic ...more
In order to prepare and decorate a Wildlife Safari Cake, you will need to pre-prepare royal icing and a pre-made cake. Use a large leaf tip to make palm trees. Make the leaves of a palm tree on a round dome. Allow it to dry over night. Use pretzels as the trunk of the tree. A ...more
What's better than ice cream or cupcakes? Ice cream and cupcakes combined into one taste bud-blasting dessert! Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to make ice cream cone shaped cake pops. After making the cake topper (the "ice cream" part), you can decora ...more
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
Most people save up their baking for Christmas time, when the home traditionally smells like sugar, cinnamon, and a plethora of baked goods. But Halloween is just as great an opportunity to both create something delicious and gorgeous looking. Check out this cake decorating v ...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
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
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 video tells us the method to decorate an angel food cake with cranberry garnish. Cut the cake into half horizontally by using a serrated knife. Remove the upper portion of the cake. Mix together half cup of raspberry jam and two teaspoons of orange peel. This mixture is s ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to decorate a modern yule log cake. Begin by glazing the cakes with a chocolate glasage. This glaze is made with sugar, coco powder, chocolate and cold syrup. Pour the glazing all over the cake and shake to make sure that it is spread ...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.
In this video by Serious Cakes, learn how to decorate a beautiful and elegant bird themed cake. Go step-by-step, from start to finish, applying this gorgeous cake design to create a cake that will blow minds! Perfect for a woman or man who loves birds or a springtime birthday!
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
In this video we learn how to make & decorate a pastel flower cake. You can make a lot of things with just one icing tip. First take a round white cake with white icing. Then, use a start tip to draw three flowers onto the cake. Create a green vine to connect all of these flow ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate a bronze beauty cake with fondant. Start off by coloring the cake with a light bronze or buttercream color. After you do this, you will need to mix up some medium brown colored icing and place it into a piping bag. When you do this, y ...more