Icing on a Cupcake

How To : Make Buttercream Icing Cherry Blossoms

Make Beautiful Cherry Blossoms Out of IcingDecorating a cake or cupcake with cherry blossoms is easy - I'll show you how. First gather what you need: STIFF icing (see below for icing recipe) STIFF icing in brown for stamens, MEDIUM icing in brown for branches (see step #7 belo ...more

How To : Make a tasty cupcake

Throughout this video, The Cupcake Special, with Realizing Nuala, you listen to the song "Happy" as you watch a young woman demonstrate the correct and incorrect methods of baking and icing cupcakes. She begins the video by baking several dozen chocolate cupcakes in small pape ...more

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 : Get creative the next time you make cupcakes

In this tutorial, we learn how to get creative the next time you make cupcakes. The first way to make a cute cupcake is to cover it with tall icing and then sprinkles, you can add a candle for a birthday. You can use different colors of icing to make it more exciting, then add ...more

How To : Make spring flower cupcakes using jelly beans

There's no excuse not to eat cupcakes. Except, of course the scary calorie count. But who thinks about calories anyway when his/her taste buds are having a mouthgasm from stuffing down a red velvet cupcake? And here's one more reason to eat a cupcake. These springtime cupcake ...more

How To : Decorate cupcakes with smooth frosting

Stephannie teaches us how she prepares her "not so famous" mini cupcakes for a nephew's birthday party. After mixing up the yellow cake mix and putting it into a large plastic bag, you cut the end off the bag and squeeze the batter into cupcake cups within a pan. You should th ...more

Friday Fresh : Make Katy Perry's Cupcake Boobs & More

This week, we're taking a look at all that's sweet and spicy about Halloween. The time is almost here, and you've got to perfect your look and your treats. Make them something special that anyone will remember! Make Katy Perry's cupcake boobs Have you decided on your costume ...more

How To : Make homemade dessert icing

While topping your cake or cupcake with icing is easiest done using storebought icing, we're sorry to inform you that most grocery store icing has high amounts of saturated fat and even trans fat, both of which clog your arteries and contribute to heart disease. Not so appetiz ...more

How to Decorating Cupcakes #15 : Halloween Mummy cupcake

This mummy-shaped cupcake will be a ka-razy big hit on your Halloween buffet table. Flat, noodle-like layers of icing create a bandaged mummy effect, while an assortment of blue and red candies mimic the mummy's creepy eyes and mouth. With a coy little grin, these mummy cupca ...more

How To : Make a rosette and a swirl using the star tip

Cake decorating when we were little kids was pretty uncomplicated. Once the cupcakes were out of the oven, we'd scramble over to the counter, maybe secretly take a bite or two, and then whip out a spatula and begin slathering on icing. We would then finish off with a nice hand ...more

How To : Make icing shell borders using an open star tip

There's no better way to improve your ability to ice masterpieces of cupcakes and cakes than to simply practice. And the tip presented in this cake decorating video is indispensible. Using a #21 tip (called an open star tip), you'll learn how to ice a shell border. A shell bo ...more

How To : Make football cupcakes

This video from Family Fun shows how to make football cupcakes. You will need some cupcakes that you have already baked, some green frosting, white decorating gel and icing, fruit leather, pretzel sticks and chocolate covered almonds. Frost the cupcake with the green frosting ...more

How To : Make fall themed cupcakes

Once Upon A Cake shows you how to create beautiful fall themed cupcakes to be the hit at your next Autumn party. Start with basic supplies such as cupcakes, icing of various colors and knifes to spread the icing. Using modeling chocolate you can mold leaf shapes and attach it ...more

How To : Make rolled fondant icing

Fondant is a type of smooth, thick, yet pliable icing that can be made in sheets to decorate cakes, cookies, and cupcakes. Because it's effectively the polymer clay of the cake decorating world, it holds its shape very well, which means you can employ it to create complex flow ...more

How To : Make & decorate margarita cupcakes

Cinco de mayo is just around the corner so for your fiesta try out these margarita cupcakes. These are perfect for kids and adults alike because there is no alcohol in them but they have all the color and fun that you expect from a Mexican party. Baking liners or silicone * 1 ...more

How To : Make a May Day centerpiece cake with Sandra Lee

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

How To : Make a fall cupcake kids will love

Surprise your kids or grandkids with a delectable and unique cupcake cake for the fall! Cupcake cake, you ask? A cupcake cake is made up of a number of cupcakes grouped together and then iced and decorated as if it were a single cake, creating a wonderful pull apart style dess ...more

How To : Make a mini cupcake for a dollhouse

Garden of Imagination demonstrates how to make a miniature polymer clay cup cake. First, roll a ball of brown clay into a circle. Squish it a little on its side. Use a toothpick to create edges on the cupcake. Make the top more pointed. Flip the cupcake over so that it sits fl ...more

How To : Make chocolate cupcakes

First, the lady in the video says just how great this recipe is and just how easy it is to make. She then begins to show us. In one large sauce pan add 125 grams of butter. She says that it's important to preheat the oven before you start your baking. She preheats the oven to ...more

How To : Make chocolate ganache cupcakes with Ina Garten

Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, shows how to make her chocolate ganache cupcakes. Put the butter and sugar into the mixer and mix until light and fluffy. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each. Next comes the “secret ingredient”, a can of chocolate syrup, then so ...more

How To : Decorate a green witch cupcake for Halloween

What would Halloween be without its fair share of spooky goblins and wicked green witches! Get into the spooktacular mood of the macabre holiday by baking and decorating these evil green witch cupcakes with your kids. In this Halloween video segment, you will learn how to cre ...more

How To : Make professional quality cake decorator's icing

The difference between professional cake decorator's icing and your run-of-the-mill canned icing from Pillsbury Doughboy - or simple homemade icing - is that the pro variety is much smoother, richer, and tastier without being too sweet. And why wouldn't you want that to top y ...more

How To : Make buttercream icing for cakes

Buttercream frosting is the richest and most delicious of the icing types, and is the best to use in most situations. This video will teach you how to make buttercream icing at home for all your cake and cupcake decorating needs.

How To : Make an adorable hugable polar bear cupcake

This is one polar bear we wouldn't be scared to encounter out in the arctic! This teeny little dude even reaches forward to us with his hands outstretched into a big hug. Marshmallow paws, a coconut flake-sprinkled body, and iced on chocolate features make this polar bear alm ...more

How To : Double your amount of canned frosting

This is a quick baking tip to increase your amount of icing. Does the can of frosting you bought at the store not have enough to frost your cakes or cupcakes? Use this quick tip to easily double the amount of canned frosting you have for your desserts!

How To : Make light chocolate red velvet cupcakes

In this clip, learn how to make simple and perfect red velvet cupcakes. Red velvet is really a white cake with a bit of chocolate flavor that is dyed red. This cake is a Southern specialty and topped with cream cheese icing. Enjoy these cupcakes for any occasion - they look gr ...more

How To : Make spaghetti and meatballs decorated cupcakes

We're betting that after baking this spaghetti and meatballs cupcake you'll accidentally bite into it expecting savory meat, spices, and palate-warming spaghetti. Crafted out of icing, strawberry jam, and hazelnut Ferrero Rocher balls, this is a surprisingly easy cupcake deco ...more

How To : Make a homemade rolled fondant

Like icing, fondant makes any baked foodstuff look prettier, taste better, and look sexy cute when you get the stuff on your nose. Follow the instructions in this video for making a homemade fondant, to which you can add food coloring to change up the shade for your project. ...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 : Make brown sugar cocoa fudge icing

In this video, we learn how to make brown sugar cocoa fudge icing. You will need: 2 c brown sugar, 1 stick butter, 4 tbsp cocoa, 4 tbsp milk, 1 tsp vanilla extract, and 1 tsp baking soda. To start, mix all the ingredients except the baking soda in a saucepan and mix until well ...more

RECIPE : Clone the Hostess Cupcake

No processed food for you? Then try this recipe for cloning the classic Hostess Cupcake: "...a modified version of Zoe’s favorite Devil’s Food Cupcakes. They are soft and airy, and the coffee really brings the chocolate deeper, perfect for filling with cream. The most worriso ...more

How To : Choose the appropriate color for cake decorating

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose the appropriate color for cake decorating. First, spoon your icing into a bowl and then add in a small amount of food coloring. Start to mix this together, then add in additional icing if you want a darker or a brighter color to your ic ...more

How To : Make a cake American beauty rose

In this video, we learn how to make a cake American beauty rose. First, place your icing into a plastic bag and then place the tip inside of it. From here, you will twist the surface where you are putting your rose and let the icing roll into a round shape. After this, make ad ...more

How To : Make miniature iced cheesecake pops on a stick

After having a slice of New York cheesecake for the first time we thought that life couldn't get any better...that is, until we encountered these lovely iced cheesecake pops! Basically these tiny desserts are cupcakes on a stick. And instead of adding frosting on top as you'd ...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 chocolate dessert cups for a event or party

In this video, we learn how to make chocolate dessert cups for an event or party. First, tape a cupcake pan and paint pink colored hot chocolate into a shape at the bottom. Next, add in melted chocolate to the individual cups. After this, place in the refrigerator for 10 minut ...more

How To : Decorate cookies with royal icing for Halloween

Cookies need to get dressed up for Halloween too! While plain sugar cookies are just fine and delicious, it's always fun to add extra spooky embellishments to your cookies to turn them into memorable Halloween treats for a party. Watch this tutorial to learn how to add extra ...more

How To : Decorate koi-shaped cupcakes with Karen Tack

Preserve the modesty of your fresh batch of Devil's food cupcakes by sheathing them in layers of icing and shaping them into fun animal shapes! While we love plain cupcakes, decorating cupcakes for special events like holidays and parties helps get your food in line with the t ...more

How To : Decorate a fairytale cupcake with a butterfly

We believe that cupcakes are good no matter what the topping: sure, it's nice to have a nice fat glob of vanilla buttercream icing on top and maybe a candy flower or two topping the thing, but when a thing is good we'll gobble it up whole either way. But if you're planning on ...more

How To : Make your own frosting plug

This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to make their own frosting plug for when you need to decorate cakes, cookies, pies, or cupcakes. The first step in making your own frosting plug is to put a piece of plastic wrap onto your counter. Spread it out so that ...more

How To : Make a perfect chocolate buttercream frosting

This video demonstrates how to make Chocolate Buttercream Frosting. For this recipe, you will need the following: a bowl, a mixer, Confectioner’s sugar, melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and salt. Melt chocolate. Allow the chocolate to cool. When the chocolate is cool to the ...more

How To : Choose the appropriate type of icing for a cake

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to choose the right icing for any cake. This video describes the different types of icings that can be used to decorate cakes. Butter cream icing is very versatile and consistent. Very soft and easy to work with. Royal icing is a type ...more

How To : Make cupcakes with simple ingredients

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn how to make cupcakes. The ingredients required to make these cupcakes are 60 grams of butter, 1/4 cup of sugar, 1 egg, vanilla essences, 3 tbsp of milk, 1 cup of self-raising flour and cupcake liners. Begin by putting the cupcake line ...more

How To : Make a cupcake bouquet

This video shows how easy it is to make a great looking cupcake bouquet. You will need half a Styrofoam ball, a flower pot, some toothpicks, a piping bag with a flower tip, some colored icing and, of course, the cupcakes. Place the piece of Styrofoam in the flower pot and arra ...more

How To : Make homemade chocolate frosting

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

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 : Decorate a number one cupcake assemblage cake

Cupcakes are considered tiny cakes, so it only makes sense that assembling a bunch of cupcakes together creates a cake. If you have a ton of starving guests to serve and a few measly cupcakes just won't do, why not make this cupcake cake? You will discover how to attach the c ...more

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