Prepare Cake for Decoration

How To : Make candy brittle for cake decorations

Watch this how to video as Bon Appetit Magazine shows you how to prepare candy brittle. Candy brittle is great for decorating all you holiday desserts. Incorporate your favorite candies such as candy canes and gum drops into the brittle for an added treat. Make candy brittle f ...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 : Cut a rose out of gumpaste for cake decoration

In this video you will learn how to cut and shape a rosebud out of gumpaste. The rose is made out of circle cutters, so anyone can be able to try this technique. Watch and learn to put the sepals and ovary together to form the center of the flower. Keep watching this how to vi ...more

How To : Make gumpaste calla lilly cake decoration

Cake decorating is both an art and a science. Watch this four-part video to learn how to make Calla Lillies in gumpaste for your cake. Part 1 of 4 - How to Make gumpaste calla lilly cake decoration. Part 2 of 4 - How to Make gumpaste calla lilly cake decoration. Part 3 of 4 ...more

How To : Make parchment cones for cake decoration

Want to make parchment cones for cake decoration? The secrets of making parchment cones for cake decoration are given in simple steps. First cut a parchment paper into an isosceles triangle of any size you wish. Now roll one corner inwards to the bottom end, curl it under and ...more

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 : Use couplers for cake decoration

This video shows you how to use couplers for cake decoration using these steps: 1. Couplers usually come in two plastic pieces, a base and a ring. This system fits inside cake decorating bags or cones and allows you to use the same icing with different tips. 2. Choose which t ...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 and decorate a wildlife safari cake

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

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 a gumpaste baby carriage cake topper

Make the perfect decorative cake for a soon-to-be-mom's baby shower with an impressive baby-themed cake topper! In this two-part video tutorial, learn how to shape a mini baby carriage out of gumpaste for an exquisite cake decoration, sure to impress any party! Learn step by s ...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 vegan chocolate zucchini bundt cake

In order to prepare Vegan Zucchini Cake, you will need the following: non-stick cooking spray, 4 cups of grated zucchini, 2/3 cup of canola oil, 1 mashed banana, 1 1/2 cup unbleached flour, 1 cup of sugar, 3/4 cup of cocoa, 1 cup chocolate chips, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1 teaspoo ...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 : Prepare a round baking pans with parchment paper

To keep your cake from sticking, many a time a recipe will suggest you line the bottom of your pan with parchment paper. Here's an easy way to cut a round of parchment paper that will fit your pan perfectly each and every time! Watch and learn how easy it is to prepare round b ...more

How To : Make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcake

In this video, we learn how to make a caterpillar cake and bug cupcakes with Lee Hanson. You will need: 1 box Betty Crocker cake mix, any ingredients the box calls for, 8 drops of green food color, 1 1/2 container of Betty Crocker vanilla frosting, tray covered with foil, 5 ca ...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 a fondant elephant for a kid's cake

Elephants are among the smartest mammals in the world (falling behind only us and dolphins), so what better way to decorate your cake than by adding these symbols of longevity and intellect? Mold a fondant elephant into life and onto your plate by watching this two-part video ...more

How To : Make chocolate ruffle cake

Stop serving a scoop of ice cream and put some effort into your next dessert dish! Steal this recipe from Sue McMahon, cookery editor at Woman's Weekly, for a delicious chocolate ruffle cake. To make this ruffle cake you will need about two-and-a-half hours and the following i ...more

How To : Cover a baked cake with fondant frosting

Learn how to frost a cake with fondant frosting! Actually, it's not really frosting, it's more like applying or covering or coating a cake with fondant. This kind of frosting is the kind most typical of wedding cakes and specialty cakes. You can find fondant frosting at cake d ...more

How To : Make a sugar art candy clay rose

This video shows you how to make a rose out of candy clay for your cake decoration. The candy clay is an alternative to fondant or gumpaste. I also use this for figures and the kids have a lot of fun playing with it. I used a wet paper towel to wipe off my hands every once in ...more

How To : Make crema de fruta (Filipino dessert)

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch oval, glass baking dish. To prepare cake: Beat 6 eggs until fluffy. Beat in 3/4 cup sugar until smooth and thick. Fold in 1 1/4 cups cake flour, nutmeg and salt. Stir in melted butter. Pour into prepared pan. ...more

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 : Add a coupler & icing to your decorating bag

In this video tutorial, viewers will learn about decorating bag basics. A decorating bag is used to pipe semi-solid foods by pressing them through a narrow opening at one end for many purposes, including cake decoration. Viewers will learn about the types of decorating bags, h ...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 : Make black forest trifle

Learn how to make some casual, traditional, and unique dishes with tutorial help from myrecipes.com. In this video recipe, learn how to make black forest trifle for kids and the whole family. This is an awesome dessert for anyone. Chocolate cake, chocolate pudding, and dark ch ...more

How To : Cover a cake with fondant

Fondant is a great to tool for decorating cakes and creating unique works of art. Here is a great informative how to video showing you how to prepare and cover a cake with fondant.

How To : Create a frilled layers out of gumpaste for cakes

This video is showing how to create frilled layers on a cake. First you need one mini cake, rolling pin, one knife, one cocktail stick, rolling board, icing sugar, glue or water, and gumpaste to do this. First you have to roll out the gumpaste to very thin layer. Next cut it o ...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 : Decorate a Christmas cake

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

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 : Bake vegan chocolate cake

Prepare this yummy easy vegan chocolate cake which serves 8. It only takes 15 minutes to prep and 45 minutes to bake. A very simple cake made with items already in your cupboard. Be ready to shock your non-vegan friends! 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup sugar ¼ cup cocoa pow ...more

News : Princess Zelda & Link baby shower cake

My mother-in-law threw me a baby shower yesterday, and many many people came. My sister came, and she also brought a cake her friend made. The above is a vanilla sponge cake with strawberry buttercream filling, and the decoration's made with fondant. She asked her friend to ma ...more

How To : Make beautiful pink roses out of frosting

Dream of one day becoming a world-famous pastry chef, or simply want a quick yet impactful decoration to put on your next cake? Then take a look at this cake decorating video to learn a quick and easy way to make frosting roses. We know you can probably buy these frosting ros ...more

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 : Cook Czech plum cakes

Plum cake is a traditional Czech dessert. Follow along with this cooking how-to video to learn how to make a plum cake from scratch. Watch these two Czech girls as they show you how to prepare it. The ingredients you need for the cake are: butter, salt, milk, yeast, egg yolks, ...more

For Sale : JFK's Crusty, 48-Year-Old Birthday Cake

Up for auction at Heritage, JFK's crusty old birthday cake, presented to him at his 45th birthday party in Madison Square Garden back in 1962. Marilyn Monroe performed her legendary “Happy Birthday, Mr. President” at this very event. The bidding is currently at $2500, but not ...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

News : I'll Take One Automatic Cake Decorator, Please

It's what every baker needs. If only this were a cake decorating appliance for sale at Williams-Sonoma, instead of a one of a kind art machine showcased at this year's Vienna Design Week, created by mischer'traxler. How it works, via Design Boom: "A simple machine decorates ...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 an angelic Precious Moments fondant face

Remember the Precious Moments kids? You know, those teardrop-eyed little angels who were always moralizing on some topic or another and whose likeness was always seen on stationary sets, porcelain bells, and teacups? If you love the way they look and would like to make some P ...more

News : School open!

By Frontierville post: Schoolhouse is now open! The schoolmarm is here now! There are a few things to do to get the school up and running. First off Welcome! When you complete this you get a letter Thank you! Challenge 2 Prepare dinner Another letter Yum! Challenge 3 ...more

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