How to Decorate a Flower Shaped Cake

How To : Create retro '60s geometric flower cut-out soaps

Thanks to pop artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein, hallucinogenic geometric shapes and psychadelic use of color dominated absolutely everything in the '60s, from lunchboxes to earrings to dresses. Celebrate the beginning of the hippie era by making cute melt and pou ...more

How To : Make a gumpaste Santa Claus for a Christmas cake

With gumpaste, anything is possible in the cake world. Gumpaste allows a cakemaker to mold intricate parts and cake accessories of all shapes, sizes, and theme. In this two-part cake decorating tutorial, learn how to make an adorable little Santa Claus using gumpaste for the p ...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 : Make adorable Valentine's Day fondant sheep

While fanciful store bought gifts like boxes of chocolate, roses, and spa certificates are great presents on Valentine's Day, when it comes to dinner and dessert homemade is usually best - and most appreciated. Take a look at this cake decorating tutorial to learn how to shap ...more

How To : Cover a square shaped cake with fondant

Most cakes are round, so it's only natural that most cake decorating tutorials only focus on how to ice and apply fondant to round cakes. But sometimes you want to think outside of the box by decorating, ironically, a box-shaped cake instead. If you're trying to apply fondant ...more

How To : Make a face out of fondant using form cups

Form cups, which you can get from any cake decorating store, are easy ways to get your fondant into uniform and easy to use shapes. You can use a form cup and a few cake decorating tools to make your fondant shapes look exactly like a face!

How To : Decorate individual flower pot cupcakes for Spring

In this video, learn how to decorate beautiful cupcakes that are perfect for spring or summer parties. These little cakes look exactly like flower pots and in this tutorial, you will get a step by step walkthrough of the decorating process. These unique and delicious cakes wil ...more

How To : Melt white chocolate chips for cake decorating

Melting chocolate is the first step in making a delectable chocolate bunny, heart, or other shape of your desire. Chocolate must be melted in order to pour into molds to create these fun shapes, which can be used on their own or to adorn cakes. Take a look at this cake decora ...more

How To : Shape a bra and panty set out of gumpaste

Gumpaste is very versatile for cake decorating. This how to video guide you through the step by step process of cutting and shaping a bra and panty set out of gumpaste. You can use your gumpaste bra and panty to decorate any birthday cake.

How To : Make a cheap wedding cake topper

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a cheap wedding cake topper. You will need: Styrofoam, cling wrap, ribbon, and flowers. First, cover the Styrofoam with cling wrap. Next, clip an inch off the stem of your flower, and then press the flowers into the Styrofoam ball. Make s ...more

How To : Construct a beautiful flower and bow diaper cake

This video is a tutorial on how to make a diaper cake. The cake is not edible. To begin, you will need a pack of diapers and rubber bands. Roll up the diapers from the waist down and secure them with the rubber bands. Put several rubber bands around a bottle of wine and secure ...more

How To : Make "high hat" cupcakes with large mushroom tops

Chances are that by now you've seen it all - at least when it comes to cupcakes. The designer foodstuff, as popularized by chains like Sprinkles and Magnolia Bakery, has been done and redone in every shape imaginable, from your typical swirled icing topped cupcakes to cupcakes ...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 a teapot cake

Get creative - Stray away from the same old cakes and add a new cake shape to your resume! In this cake decorating tutorial, learn how to make a teapot shaped cake! Perfect for a Alice in Wonderland themed party or for someone who loves tea and or coffee!

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.

How To : Decorate five types of fairy cake cupcakes

Fairy cakes are basically lovely little cupcakes adorned with pretty icing and "fairy dust" - AKA sprinkles - for a nice ethereal effect. Check out this video to learn how to ice and decorate a cupcake in five different ways, including creating a flower and swirled icing top ...more

How To : Write "Happy Birthday" and decorate a cake

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

How To : Pipe a petite and cute rose swirl onto a cupcake

Want to make your cupcakes look simply irresistable? Then check out this cake decorating video for a tutorial on how to create mini rose swirls, plus petals, on a cupcake. You can also use the technique for piping flower designs onto cakes, as well.

How To : Crochet a small rose flower

Improve you crocheting skills by creating fun shapes. This how to video is a crocheting tutorial that will show you how to create a small rose flower. Crochet several roses and use them to decorate your projects.

How To : Shape fondant roses for cake decoration

Wondering how to shape the fondant into a beautiful rose you can decorate your cakes with? This how to video is step by step demonstration on how to make the center and the the leaves of a fondant rose. Part 1 of 2 - How to Shape fondant roses for cake decoration. Part 2 of 2 ...more

How To : Decorate corn on the cob shaped cupcakes

Have you always wanted to bake awe-inspiring cakes and desserts, but have two left hands when it comes to doing anything with the oven? We feel you, and luckily this tutorial is perfect for you. You'll learn how to decorate corn on the cob shaped cupcakes using a few jelly be ...more

How To : Level (tort) a cake and add icing filling

As any habitual baker knows, the cake making process doesn't end when you pull out the piping hot masterpiece from the oven. From there, you have to level out the cake - shaving off any areas that are jutting out or not fitting the shape you desire - and also add layers of ici ...more

How To : Make & decorate a vintage retro rose romance cake

In this tutorial, we learn how to make & decorate a vintage retro rose romance cake. Start out by rolling out fondant that has been mixed with yellow coloring. Once this is rolled out, you will lay it over the cakes and then cut off the excess fondant from the bottom. Do this ...more

How To : Create orange gerbera daisies out of gumpaste

Daises are such a friendly flower: With bright white petals and a warm orangey yellow center, they're the flower of choice for cheering up a sick friend or giving to a loved one on a special occasion. Perhaps the fact that they're so cheery is what makes them so popular as cak ...more

How To : Create a dog-shaped frozen buttercream transfer

Everything is so much cuter - and tastier - in edible form. Take dogs, for instance. Whether you miniaturize them to top a cupcake or make them out of buttercream to top your cake, they becomes instruments of decoration and pleasure once they get adapted to cakes. Watch this ...more

How To : Make a mummy cake for Halloween

Are you having a Halloween party? Looking for a spooky dessert to serve to all of your friends? In this tutorial, learn how to make a cake shaped and decorated like a mummy. This mummy design is very realistic looking and will make a perfectly spooky addition to any Halloween ...more

How To : Host an Alice in Wonderland themed tea party

AMICLUBWEAR created a tutorial on how to host a tea party based on "Alice in Wonderland". The video begins with a step by step instructional on how to make tissue paper "flowers" as decorations for your tea party. The tissue papers are layered in opposite colors, after which t ...more

How To : Make & decorate a beach-themed cake

Did you ever want to make the perfect cake to go along with a party by the beach? a friend's birthday party? Are you not very savvy with decorating cakes? Well here's your chance to impress everyone, Wilton Cake Decorating is here to help. See these two lovely ladies show you ...more

How To : Make a simple drop flower for cake decoration

Little Lady Cakes shows how easy it is to make drop flowers for your cakes. These decorations will help make any cake look just a bit prettier. * Be sure to use medium consistency icing and a drop flower decorating tip. * Keep the bag vertical, and twist your wrist while pipi ...more

How To : Make a fondant pig

This is a very easy and quick sugarcraft tutorial using fondant (sugarpaste) which you can follow easily. Decorate your cake with a little pig: Take one ball and shape it nicely by rolling it between your two palms; this is for the head. Watch this video to learn more.

How To : Decorate cake borders

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

How To : 9 Eat-Me Flowers for Haute Cuisine

Flowers can be just as delicious as they are beautiful—as long as you know which flowers to choose and what to use them for. Nasturtium salads, rose jam, chrysanthemum-sprinkled cakes—the possibilities are as endless as the shapes and colors the flowers come in. Listed below ...more

How To : Decorate a carrot cake

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

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 : Make a birthday cake in the shape of a purse

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a birthday cake in the shape of a purse. First, bake two round cakes and place them in the fridge. After this, cut off the edge of both the cakes that are the same size. Then, take some frosting and spread it onto the cake to adhere both ...more

How To : Decorate cute cherry pie shaped cupcakes

We never thought this would happen. A cherry pie AND cupcake in one? We have officially died and gone to foodie heaven. Make sure you take a closer inspection of these cherry pie/cupcake hybrids, however: These are actually cupcakes decorated to resemble cherry pies using fros ...more

How To : Make a pretty pink purse cake with fondant

Do you have a shopaholic girlfriend whose 30th birthday is slowly coming up? It's true that a lot of women dread their 30th, but your gal pal will be simply delighted at her bash if you bake and decorate this purse cake for her. Using pink fondant as the base, you'll learn ho ...more

How To : Decorate a Christmas mitten cookie with fondant

Fondant is one of a pastry chef's favorite substances because it's so versatile. You can use fondant to coat a cake with an even, smooth surface, you can shape fondant into little adornments like fish and ladybugs, and you can even employ fondant to decorate cookies. Fondant ...more

How To : Make a 3d pop up card

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a 3D flower pop up card. The materials required for this are 5 pieces of paper, scissors and glue. Begin by folding the paper in half 3 times and then fold down the sides to a triangle. Now fold a bit of the triangle flap up to ...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 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

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How To : Throw a Alice in Wonderland mad tea party

With Tim Burton's revival of Alice in Wonderland, throw one of the hottest parties in town with a "mad tea party" themed party. Recreating one of Alice in Wonderland's most famous adventures is a great theme for all kinds of celebrations. Set the scene with these suggestions. ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with fruit

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 : Assemble believable hair for gumpaste figures

If you want to make cakes that look professional and almost good enough to sell, then meet gumpaste, your new BFF. A mixture of sugar, water, egg white and gelatin, it's a sweet, pliable cake decorating material that's as easy to shape as polymer clay. Too see just how easy i ...more

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