Do you have difficulty covering a square cake? Check out this how-to video to cover a square cake with sugar paste or fondant. Take advice from this Irish woman who knows how to cup her hand "like so." She also knows more about fondant than I do.
Fondant is an indispensible tool for pastry chefs, and not because they're good at satisfying a sweet tooth. Smooth in consistency and rolling out just like dough, fondant is often used to cover professional cakes and to make miniature cake decorations. If you'd like to try p ...more
Here is a video that shows you a quick and easy technique to frost a square cake. Not only will you learn how to make a perfectly smooth cake but also how to add decorative ruffles.
With this tutorial, we learn how to make & decorate the best wishes square cake. After you have rolled the fondant out and shaped it onto the cake, you can do more with it! To make the 'best wishes' cake you can sponge some icing onto the sides of the cake. After this, pipe on ...more
You'll need five baked eight inch square cakes, five - seven cups of white icing, five sugar cones, a little glitter, a little bit of pink icing, a pastry bag, silver non parils, gummy balls, candies, pink and red icing, mini canned hearts, red sprinkles, colored paper and tap ...more
This video shows the detailed procedure to line a cake tin. Firstly, the demonstrator cuts off a square paper just smaller than the base of the tin. Then she measures off a length of paper for covering the sides. She folds it in half lengthwise twice. After careful folding and ...more
Leif Hanson for the Betty Crocker Kitchens shows how to crumb coat a cake. This is when you put a thin layer of frosting on the cake to hold the crumbs in. She starts with a square cake with exposed edges. First, you take a big scoop of frosting and put it on top of the cake. ...more