Ingredients of Fondant Icing

How To : Make marshmallow fondant icing

Getting into cake decorating? Fondant icing is a must to make cake toppers and other intricate cake decoration. In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make fondant marshmallow fondant icing in the comfort of your own home. To make 3 pounds of icing you will need the fol ...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 an angel out of fondant icing

Looking to make your next cake stand out? How about giving it that extra "umph" with a unique cake decoration topper? In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to make an adorable angel cake topper out of fondant icing. Get step by step instructions on how to take pieces of ...more

How To : Make a fondant icing or gumpaste sofa chair

So, Dad's Birthday is coming up and you want to make him a specialized cake. "What are his interests?" you ask yourself. Watching football, baseball, Wheel of Fortune? Do all his hobbies include a sofa and a television perhaps? Then why not make him a cute living room cake! B ...more

How To : Make a ladybird & bumblebee out of fondant icing

In this two-part cake decorating tutorial, learn about the birds & the bees! Nope, not that kind - the cake kind! Learn how to make a small ladybird & bumble bee out of fondant icing to decorate a spring or outdoor-themed cake. These toppers can also be used to adorn cupcakes ...more

How To : Make a penguin cake topper out of fondant icing

Interested in making a tiny penguin topper for a Christmas-themed cake? This clip will show you precisely how to go about making one. It's easier than you'd think. So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the process in about ten ...more

How To : Store fondant icing projects

So, you've entered the world of cake decorating and fondant icing! What is one to do with their projects once finished? In this video, learn from the best ways to store your fondant icing projects. Take some final precautions and store your cake the best way possible. After al ...more

How To : Make a rose out of fondant icing

Adorn your decorative cake with hand crafted fondant icing roses with help from this cake decorating tutorial. To make one of these adorable roses, follow these steps: 1. It's important to have a decent sized work area, so make sure you have enough room, and place powdered su ...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 : 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 marshmallow fondant

This is a video explaining how to make marshmallow fondant. It is a text based video with a picture slide show and music playing in the background. It begins by explaining what ingredients you'll need. The process involves a lot of stirring and re-heating in the microwave. Fin ...more

How To : 47 Baking Hacks That You Shouldn't Live Without

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

How To : Decorate a cake with a fondant alligator

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!

How To : Make and decorate a perky petals tiered cake

In order to decorate a Perky Petals Tiered Cake, you will need fondant, a pastry roller, floral wire, 3 cake layers in different sizes, tracing wheel, floral cookie cutters, a decorating spatula, a mat, royal icing, dowel rods, a knife, cake boards, and a dog-bone tool. Roll ...more

How To : Make a gumpaste baby Cookie Monster cake topper

Make the perfect cake for any little boy or girl with Sesame Street character cake toppers! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to make a baby-version of the Cookie Monster out of fondant icing and gumpaste. To make Elmo, carry out the same technique & instructions but ...more

How To : Create a shoebox & high heel cake

Luxaholics, fashionistas and Sex in the City fans... Here lies the information needed to make the perfect cake for your next chic birthday party or bachelorette party! Learn how to make a shoebox & high heel shaped cake with step by step instructions in this three-part video t ...more

How To : Make a Jack-O-Lantern cake for Halloween

It's Halloween, and you're looking for some good ideas to make for the next party. Using two bundt cakes, colored fondant, some icing and a little gumpaste, you can make a cake that looks just like a pumpkin. Then add a few decorations, and you've got a jack o lantern cake! Pa ...more

How To : Make a three-dimensional weight bench cake

In order to make a Weight Bench Cake, you will need the following: rice krispy treats, fondant, weights, a weight bench, butter cream icing, sheet cakes, weights, and plywood. In advance, you will either need to prepare or purchase Rice Krispy treats and 2 1/2 sheet, sheet ca ...more

How To : Make rolled fondant for cake decorating

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make fondant. The ingredients required for the fondant are: 1 tablespoon & 2 tsp of unflavored gelatin, 1/4 cup of cold water, 1/2 cup of glucose, 2 tablespoon of vegetable oil shortening, 1 tablespoon of glycerin coloring and 1 tsp ...more

How To : Decorate adorable pupcake cupcakes

Puppies and cupcakes are irresistable on their own, so imagine the sweet indulgence and sugar-induced craziness you'll experience once you bake these sinfully delicious pupcakes! A cupcake (of any flavor) iced with a heap of icing and topped with fondant to resemble a cute li ...more

How To : Decorate Christmas sugar cookies like a pro

You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro. You will need: specialty decorating items sugar cookie dough cookie cutters cookie sheets currants, chopped nuts, assorted candy eggs food coloring liquid an ...more

How To : Make royal icing for decorating Christmas desserts

Learn how to make royal icing for decorating cookies and cakes this Christmas. It is a simple recipe, with just 2 ingredients: confectioner sugar and egg whites. You can use royal icing to assemble gingerbread houses. This is a strong, adhesive frosting, perfect for dessert as ...more

How To : Make and decorate a diva heart cake with roses

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

How To : Make buttercream icing for cakes and cupcakes

This video shows the method to make buttercream icing. Take a cup of white shortening so that mixing it with the other ingredients will make the color white. If you like the taste of butter, you can use half a cup of butter and half a cup of shortening. Start mixing the mixtur ...more

How To : Make Swiss meringue buttercream icing

Dyann calls this recipe 1,2,3 because it has three ingredients in it. Eggwhites, sugar and butter. If you don't have time to bake a cake from scratch. This icing on a box cake mix will make guests think that you have made everything from scratch. Watch this how to video and le ...more

How To : Make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant

Lorraine McKay shows us how to make a Scottish tam o'shanter figure with fondant. First, take a hat shaped piece of cake with fondant, then take a smaller ball of fondant and roll it into a small sausage shape, then glue it onto the cake. Use a smaller piece of fondant for the ...more

How To : Make easy pizza dough

Don't bother ordering out for pizza tonight… try making your own with this easy pizza dough recipe. It's the perfect pizza doughy to begin with, because it's super quick and easy. Most people think that making dough is hard, but this recipe breaks the myth. Just follow the ste ...more

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 fondant

This video is about making fondant icing. 1. Grease the bowl with Crisco or other shortening to prevent having a mess to clean up. 2. Pour a one pound package of marshmallows, regular or mini, into the bowl. 3. Place the bowl into the microwave and melt marshmallows into a ...more

How To : Cover a cake in minutes

Kate Hemmings on The Crafts Channel shows that covering a cake isn't as tricky as you may think. You will need a type of icing that rolls out, such as fondant icing. Ideally, you will want to have fondant icing with glycerine, and so the Pettinice brand is excellent in this ca ...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 fondant sheep for cake decorations

Create beautiful piece of art with fondant! Watch this how to video to learn how to make a sheep out of fondant icing to decorate your cakes with. It is a lot of fun to make and not as difficult as it seems. Part 1 of 2 - How to Make a fondant sheep for cake decorations. Part ...more

How To : Cover a square dummy cake with sugarpaste/fondant

Dummy cakes are for stores & cake decorators to show off their designs without the worry of a falling cake or cake spoil. In this tutorial, learn how to perfectly cover a dummy cake (made of styrofoam) with sugarpaste or fondant icing. With a little practice, you'll be coverin ...more

How To : Make a dog out of fondant for cake decorating

In this how to video learn the basics on how to make a dog out of fondant icing. This technique for cake decorating is great for beginners. To finish off your sweet fondant puppy, paint a little white spot in the eye, it makes a difference to the look, so don't you forget to d ...more

How To : Make a Valentine's Day sheep cake topper

Give someone you love a cake that will knock their socks off! In this three-part video tutorial, learn how to create an adorable little sheep cake topper out of fondant icing for a Valentine's Day themed cake. "I love ewe!" says this sheep! Make hearts melt and mouths water wi ...more

How To : Bake a carrot cake with a maple cream cheese icing

In this cooking HowTo video Ellen Pruden features a winning carrot cake dessert using heart healthy canola oil. She actually prepares this carrot cake as cupcakes and top them off with a maple cream cheese icing. Watch to learn how to prepare this recipes. Carrot cake ingredie ...more

How To : Cover a cake with fondant sugar paste

In this video cake decorating tutorial, the instructors take you through the steps of learning how to cover a cake with rolled fondant. To follow these directions, you will need a cake made with whole eggs (as that affects the consistency), buttercream icing, piping gel, a one ...more

How To : Make creamy vanilla icing

Into a medium sauce pan you will add six tablespoons of all purpose flour. While whisking your flour slowly add in two cups of milk. Whisk slowly so you don't get any lumps in the flour. Place your sauce pan on the stove with medium to low high. Whisk throughout the entire hea ...more

How To : Make Italian meringue buttercream cake icing

To make Italian meringue butter cream cake icing you need some basic ingredients. The things that you need are 2 Cup Light Corn, Syrup, 2 Cup Egg Whites, 2 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar, 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar, 2lbs Butter, 1 Tablespoon of extract. Start out by placing the corn s ...more

How To : Make piped butter cookies for dessert

Why buy butter cookies at he store, bake your own fancy cookies for your party. This how to cooking videos shows you how to prepare the dough for the delicious butter cookie recipe below. These cookies are great as an afternoon snack or for dessert. Ingredients: 240g butter, ...more

How To : Make chocolate cake with baked on icing

Ingredients: 1 cake mix 18.5 oz (524g) 8 oz butter (226g) 6 oz semi sweet chocolate chips (170g) 1 and 1/2 cups pecans 6oz (170g) 8 oz cream cheese (227g) 2 cups powdered confectioners sugar 3 eggs Put 1 egg into a big bowl and mix it up, then add 2 sticks of melted butter to ...more

How To : Make a gingerbread men kits as gifts

Share the joy of the holiday season with this great homemade Christmas gift from your kitchen. Crank up the Christmas music and invite the kids to come make some gingerbread family kits. You will need: ingredients for gingerbread to bake the ginger men white icing candy tissu ...more

How To : Make a Fourth of July cake

This Independence Day, make a stunning holiday dessert with fondant, butter cream frosting and royal icing. Decorate a Forth of July cake with an American Flag and fireworks in this free holiday recipe video series. Part 1 of 18 - How to Make a Fourth of July cake. Make a Four ...more

How To : Make simple cupcake icing

You can't have cupcakes without icing. It simply isn't done. Let the two little ladies in this instructional video show you how to make some super quick icing to dress up your all your desserts and pastries. Or just eat it plain out of the bowl. We won't judge. Ingredients: 3 ...more

How To : Make a yummy Boston cream pie

This video shows you how to make a yummy Boston cream pie. This video focuses on the pastry cream and the icing. The ingredients are 3 eggs, 1/4 of a cup of sugar, 1/4 of a cup of corn starch and whisk in a large bowl until it's fluffy and a lemon color. Put in a medium size p ...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 : Transport & store your decorative cakes

In this video, we learn how to transport & store your decorative cakes. First, you need to consider what icing you covered your cake in. If it's made with butter cream icing, you should store it in the fridge for a couple days before transporting. Also, if you're making a whip ...more

How To : Make a Mexican martini

To make a perfect martini start by icing up a metal shaker. Then start adding the ingredients beginning with 2 ounces of premium tequila, 1 ounce of Cointreau liqueur, 1/4 ounce of Roses Lime Juice, and 1/2 teaspoon of granulated sugar. Put the lid on the shaker and shake the ...more

How To : Make homemade marshmallow fondant

Amber takes you through making a Marshmallow Fondant using Crisco, powdered sugar, mini marshmallows, a spoon or spatula, water, plastic cling wrap, a mixing bowl, and a microwave. These step-by-step instructions are simple to follow, and because of the ingredients, it is inex ...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

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