How to Make Chocolate Cake for Cake Decorating

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 : Make easy modeling chocolate for cake decorating

In this video you get an easy and fast recipe on how to make modeling chocolate to for example a wedding cake or any other cake you want to do. You need semi sweet chocolate and corn syrup. What you do is you melt the chocolate in a waterbath ( Heat water on the stove, not boi ...more

How To : Pipe chocolate shapes for cake decorating

Make your cakes look delectable and tempting by piping these easy floral chocolate shapes. You can make any designs you'd like, but check out the video to learn the technique. Since Valentine's Day is coming up, you can make dozens of these and toss them on top of cupcakes fo ...more

How To : Make chocolate curls for cake decorations

Watch this how to video as Bon Appetit Magazine shows you how to prepare chocolate curls. Chocolate curl are super easy to make and they look great on holiday desserts. Use white or dark chocolate and a vegetable peeler to make the curls. Make chocolate curls for cake decorati ...more

How To : Make swirled chocolate heart cake decorations

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make swirled chocolate heart cake decorations. Users will need a heart shape cookie cutter. Brush some oil inside the cookie cutter and some butter one the outside. Then press on some wax paper on the outside of the cookie cutter to ...more

How To : Make delicious candy clay for cake decorating

Candy and clay aren't two words you usually hear in the same sentence. But for pastry chefs and bakers, candy clay is a deeply ingrained part of their cake decorating vocabulary. That's because candy clay is a much better tasting sister of fondant, which is commonly used to de ...more

How To : Decorate a yule log cake for the holidays

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

How To : Bake and decorate ice cream cone cake pops

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

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 : Make a paper cone for cupcake and cake decorating

Parchment paper cones, also known as cornets, are an extremely helpful pastry kitchen "tool" that are wonderfully easy to make! Filled with melted chocolate to adorn candies or royal icing to embellish cookies—your decorating possibilities are endless! Watch this how to video ...more

How To : Bake and decorate a Moroccan black forest cake

Black forest cake is one of the most decadent chocolate desserts you will ever taste. Rich layers of creamy, thick whipped cream sandwiched between chocolate cake and cherries. Mmmm. This is one of our favorite cakes ever: the Black Forest cake (Forêt-Noire). The recipe is or ...more

How To : Decorate a horse birthday cake

In this video, we learn how to decorate a horse birthday party cake. First, take two 8 inch round cakes and cut out the shapes to make it into a horse. You can find these templates at www.bettycrocker.com. Once you have these cut out, chill the cake again to make sure it's fir ...more

How To : Make marzipan candy & cake decorating

In this dessert cooking class on video, learn how to make marzipan candy and cake decorations. Marzipan is a sugar and almond confection known for its ability to be molded into shapes as various as you can imagine. Our expert will walk you through making some basic marzipan de ...more

How To : Make a Chocolate Cake, Called Taraba?

Hi! All the cake lovers, welcome to my first post in the World of Dessert Recipes. I would like to contribute a recipe for the chocolate cake, called Taraba. The original recipe was made in Bosnia. It is one of my favorite cakes, very sweet, but does not contain fruit. People ...more

How To : Cover a cake with fondant for cake decorating

Consider this video Cake Decorating 101. No matter what you do in the future with cake decorating, knowing how to apply fondant smoothly to a cake's surface is one of the most important and most often used skills in a pastry chef's career. While fondant is easily malleable, i ...more

How To : 6 Hilarious Anti-Valentine's Day Treats

Valentine's Day can seem like Singles Awareness Day if you're newly broken up, but that's all the more reason to treat yourself on this pink-and-red consumerist holiday. Whether you're happily single or bitter and bitchy, there's definitely something on this list of Anti-Valen ...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 : Make a Noel cake with Sandra Lee

To decorate a noel cake, buy four layers of chocolate (two large sized, two small sized), two layers of spice cake (two medium sized), and a chocolate cupcake. Using a long serated knife, trim the tops of the cake to make the even. Put the one of the large chocoate cakes on yo ...more

How To : Make a pirate cake

This video shows us how to make and decorate a cake that looks like a pirate. You will need 1 baked 9' round cake, 2 1/2 cups of white frosting, 1 1/2 cups red frosting, 1 TBSP. brown frosting, chocolate cookie crumbs, mini jaw breakers, fruit leather, an M & M, a peppermint ...more

How To : Mold cake pops using silicone mold pans

Cake pops are generally made in a circular shape from vanilla or chocolate cake, then dipped into chocolate or candy melts and sprinkled with adornments, but that doesn't mean you can't have some fun tweaking the shape a bit. Check out this cake decorating tutorial to learn h ...more

How To : Bake spooky Blackout cupcakes for Halloween

Serve your Halloween party guests a dessert that's both a treat and a trick by baking and decorating these spooky Blackout cupcakes. Made from copious amounts of chocolate and cocoa powder, these cupcakes are darkly delicious. Check out this cake tutorial for the how-to. Thes ...more

How To : Make a birthday ice cream cake

Any day will feel like your birthday when you treat yourself to this tasty dessert! Layers of corn bread or pound cake and Blue Bunny Birthday Party Ice Cream make up a miniature cake that's frosted with whipped cream, decorated with drizzled chocolate sauce and garnished with ...more

How To : Dip cake pops into candy melts step by step

Don't humiliate your cake pops by letting them stand in their nakedness! Dress them to the nines - plus add some extra flavor kick - by dipping them in candy or chocolate melts. Check out this cake decorating tutorial to learn how to use candy melts step by step. Dipping is a ...more

How To : Make a sheet cake with two different flavors

In this tutorial, learn how to make a dual flavored sheet cake that you can decorate to your heart's desire. This cake is tasty and pleases both chocolate lovers and vanilla fiends alike. If you are looking for a unique way to assemble your dessert, have a look at this clip an ...more

How To : Bake and decorate chocolate buckeye cupcakes

Love chocolate ganache? Then your taste buds will simply swoon over these chocolate "buckeye" cupcakes, which are finished with chocolate ganache, triple-dipped for extra chocolatey goodness. Check out this cupcake baking and decorating video for the how-to. Rich chocolate ca ...more

How To : Make Amazing Dessert Art Using Bubble Wrap

The internet was blowing up recently over this mind-blowing, mouth-watering video of a woman making a cake decoration out of… wait for it… chocolate bubble wrap. Yes, that's right: she turned the ubiquitous packing material into the mold for an absolutely gorgeous cake embelli ...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

HowTo : Make a S'More Bigger Than Your Head

When I first saw Stacy of The Birthday Blog's gigantic S'more, I'll admit, I got pretty excited at the prospect of eating a massive marshmallow. But then I realized that Stacy's oversized S'more is actually a clever cake decorating ploy, assembled with a custom-sized, homemade ...more

News : Candied Bacon Cake

Not So Humble Pie, creator of yummy cookie lab rats, chocolate atoms and gingerbread scientists (to name a few), brings us a delectable contribution to the world of cake decorating: the candied bacon cake. This cake looks like bacon, and actually tastes a little bit like bacon ...more

How To : Make a fire truck birthday cake

In order to decorate A Fire Truck Birthday Cake, you will need the following: 3 chocolate cakes baked in loaf pans, Oreo type sandwich cookies, candies, and brightly colored icing. Level off the cakes, by cutting away the beveled tops. Place one of them onto a your serving tr ...more

How To : Make bubbly semi-tropical flowers

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

How To : Make sprinkle topped chocolate high-hat cupcakes

We never thought that yummy chocolate cupcakes could get any better...until we saw this recipe. Combining the godlike perfection of chocolate cupcakes with oodles of chocolate icing, pilled on until tipping point, these high-hat chocolate cupcakes are outrageously overdone tre ...more

How To : Create a monster cake

Make a kid-friendly cake for Halloween this year. Kraft teaches you how to make one "monster" of a cake, sure to top and snacks acquired during trick or treat. This howling good treat will keep your guests guessing, because it only "looks" like a cake. Watch the Kraft Kitchens ...more

How To : Cook with Marshmallow Peeps

Is there anything more emblematic of Easter than marshmallow peeps? And yet, despite their popularity...does anyone actually like eating them? Okay, fine, I'll admit it: I love Peeps. They're fun, they're cute, and they're pure sugary, fluffy, tasty goodness. My favorite part ...more

How To : Easy DIY Gourmet Chocolate Bars

We've showed you how to make Butterfingers and Kit Kats, as well as custom-shaped chocolates, but have you ever thought about making your own gourmet chocolate bars? It's a fairly simple process, once you understand tempering, and there are endless flavor possibilities when y ...more

How To : Decorate a cake with Italian merange butter cream

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

How To : Decorate a star design Christmas cake

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

How To : Make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a heart fireworks tiered cake. Roll out the pliable edible cake clay so that it is about 1/4 of an inch thick. Cut out heart shapes with cookie cutters. Let them dry for a few hours. Attach the hard hearts to wire wi ...more

How To : Make and decorate a making her entrance doll cake

Wilton Cake Decorating demonstrates how to make and decorate a Making Her Entrance Doll Cake. To make the cream cheese pound cake, cream together some cream cheese, butter and sugar, then add eggs and vanilla. In another bowl mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Ad ...more

How To : Make a scrumptous, flaky chocolate lava cake

Chocolate lava cake, known as petit gateau or moelleux au chocolat in France, is quite simply a foodie's dream dessert. Richy, flaky layers of velvety chocolate cake package a scintillating, creamy surprise in the center: A "lava" stream of melted chocolate filling. Though pr ...more

How To : Make a fondant butterfly for cake decorating

Cake decorating is truly an art, and the more skills you have, the better an artist you become. This how-to illustrates how to make a fondant butterfly for your special cake. The process isn't hard at all and you'll be able to apply the knowledge to other things you may like t ...more

How To : Make 5-Minute chocolate mug cake in the microwave

Need chocolate now!?! Of course you do! That's why you've googled "5 minute mug cake", right?! Make delicious chocolate cake in just 5 minutes with ingredients that you probably have around the house right now! Click the link here to see the step by step project on Instructab ...more

How To : Whip up a delicious molten chocolate lava cake

What's the only thing better than chocolate? More chocolate, of course! Satisfy your chocolate tooth (we're sure there's such a thing, especially around that time of month) by baking this oh-so-delicious molten chocolate lava cake. Fluffy layers of chocolate cake encircle an ...more

How To : Clone Chili's molten chocolate cake

Love Chili's restaurant molten chocolate cake? Well you can make it at home. Tod Wilbur from Top Secret recipes shows you how to make this decadent chocolate dessert. Watch this cooking how-to video and learn to make Chili's famous molten chocolate cake at home.

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