This method is quick, easy, looks beautiful and does not require any equipment beyond a plastic bag and a pair of scissors. Step 1: Cut the Corner of Your Bag Choose the style of flower that you want to pipe and cut you plastic bag according to the instructions shown in the ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to ice cupcakes. In order to ice a cupcakes, users will need a piping bag, tips, coupler and a spatula. Screw the coupler at the end of the piping bag and select a tip to put on the end of the coupler. Fold the bag 2-3 inches downward ...more
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
Decorating a cake and realize you don't have any of those professional piping bags? Not to worry! If you have some wax paper, then you have everything you need to be able to make your own piping bag for icing! Ice a cake or pastries without a piping bag. Click through to watch ...more
Little Lady Cupcakes describes how to apply frosting to cupcakes in her easy to follow Cupcake Swirl Tutorial that is simple enough for beginners to follow, but creates a professional look. 1. Select medium to thin consistency frosting and place in piping bag with a 21 10 tip ...more
At-home cooks tend to be scared of soufflés. Either they don't rise at all or they end up all sad and lopsided. However, when successful, the end product cannot be matched in impressing your guests. As a dinner party appetizer with a wow-factor, try a savory cheese soufflé. F ...more
These cake eggs are a gorgeous treat that also makes a delicious April Fool's Day prank. Getting a fairly humdrum breakfast of boiled eggs and fruit and discovering that it's cake instead is an eggcellent surprise, isn't it? If you want to make these for Easter instead, then t ...more
Forkable has posted an easy Halloween recipe for evil eye deviled eggs, inspired by the Great Eye of Sauron from Lord of the Rings. They'll go perfect with your meat skull or mutilated meat loaf hands. Oh, and don't forget to make a dark and twisted dessert. You Will Need 2 ...more
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
For those of you who want to learn how the parchment bags are folded, here is a step by step guide on how to do it. Watch this how to video and see how easy it is to use parchment paper to make a piping bag when you don't have one handy.
If you've ever stumbled through Pinterest's boards, you'd know that Pinners have quite a penchant for aesthetically beautiful desserts. You can find a whole spectrum of "huh?" recipes, from pumpkin zebra cheesecake to sorbet terrine with plum compote. As an amateur cook, I'm ...more
This quick how-to video is a demonstration on how to decorate an iced cake with butter cream blossoms. Grab your piping bag and start making some flower petals with some butter cream.
Butter is one of the most versatile ingredients in the world: its variety of uses range from brightening a morning piece of toast to finishing a beautiful rib-eye steak with decadent flair. When warm butter is mixed with herbs, spices, and other supplementary ingredients, the ...more
Pancakes are a pretty simple breakfast. You add a few dry ingredients and a few wet ingredients, cook them up, and voilà—a delicious breakfast that's just waiting to suck up all that maple syrup. Don't Miss: Make Low-Carb Pancakes with Only 2 Ingredients But I have a proble ...more
Cake decorating wouldn't exist without a sturdy, delicious cake for all the decorations to go on. So before you roll out the fondant and slip some icing into a piping bag, check out this cake video to learn how to make the most delicious red velvet cake ever.
This beautiful yellow icing rose looks really difficult to create, but with the right tools it's as simple as practicing (and probably messing up a few times). Whether you want to add a special edible decoration to a Mother's Day cake you're baking or a batch of vanilla cupcak ...more
In this clip, learn how to fill your own piping bags and ice cupcakes freehand that are so beautiful that everyone will assume you bought them at a bakery. Follow along with this step by step and get started icing like a pro.
If you want to get serious about decorating your cakes and cupcakes then you have to know how to ice them properly. The biggest mistake beginners make is that they hold the piping bag in the center and just squeeze the icing out. But this method lacks control and makes some ex ...more
The first thing that should be done when icing a cake with buttercream frosting is to wrap the cake in plastic wrap and chill it in the freezer. This will ensure that when you trim the top of the cake there will not be as many crumbs. After triming the top of the cake to make ...more
Sprinkles are a gateway to excitement, whether it's a birthday party with friends or an ice cream sundae by yourself. It may seem like these colorful creations can only come from the grocery store, but it's actually pretty easy to make beautiful sprinkles in your own kitchen. ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to decorate a bronze beauty cake with fondant. Start off by coloring the cake with a light bronze or buttercream color. After you do this, you will need to mix up some medium brown colored icing and place it into a piping bag. When you do this, y ...more
Cake decorating requires A LOT of materials. But that doesn't mean you have to purchase everything you use. In fact, you can make many of the things you need, including your icing bag. Take a gander at this video to learn how to assemble a paper piping bag for icing.
There are two kinds of people standing in the international section of the grocery store: the kind who love Pocky and the kind who don't yet know that they love Pocky because they've never had it. Don't Miss: Make Kit Kats in Any Flavor, Color, or Size You Want Pocky is a c ...more
The way you add icing to a baked good shows whether you're an amateur baker or one with professional cake decorating chops. Make sure your next cupcakes and cakes are smooth and beautiful by checking out this video on how to fill a paper piping bag with icing, minus the mess.
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
If you've never iced a cupcake before, then first of all, put down that spatula (we know it's SO much easier and faster, but your cupcake will also look like crap in the end and you know it). Pick up an icing bag and the tip of your choice and then check out this video. You'l ...more
Macarons are a sweet meringue-based confection made primarily from almond flour, sugar, and egg whites. They are usually filled with buttercream, curd, or ganache. A true fat cow cook will tell you that macaron is pronounced (mah-k-uh-rohn). While it's technically not incorrec ...more
Planning a Super Bowl party, or any football-themed party for that matter, can be fun for even the most craft-adverse host, as almost anything brown can turn into a football with just a little decoration. With a little planning, you won't be serving up any Pinterest fails this ...more
This Halloween, serve up a treat to your friends and children with these spooky ghost-shaped meringues. If you love meringue desserts, this will be quite the Halloween treat, with their adorable anise eyes. You don't need to be an expert to create these spooky guys, so don't ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a double chocolate malt shop cupcakes. First, make the batter by mixing together malt powder with chocolate chips, sugar, and the rest of the ingredients. These flavors work well together and will make a classic cupcake! Cook these in the ov ...more
Ah, the joys of bottomless brunch. Paying a flat rate for endless mimosas while having a long gossip over eggs Benedict is exactly how many of us love to spend our Saturdays. However, in practice, this isn't the sophisticated affair we all like to imagine. After refill number ...more
Hello and Welcome to In the Kitchen with Matt, first of all, I am a big fan of Star Wars, and I LOVE Peanut Butter Cups, so in this episode we are making Star Wars Death Star Peanut Butter Cups. These treats are super creative, easy to make, and are sure to impress your friend ...more