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Waves

Posted by Carolinedoodles I received many requests from fellow sugar crafters on the technique I used to make the waves on my dolphin cake so here goes. Apologies for the rushed and not so polished quality of this tutorial, I was aiming to get this out as some of the inquiries were from people who wanted to see the technique so they could replicate it over the weekend. As with many of the effects out there, I was messing around looking for different ways of doing waves and came up with this idea by chance. Hope you all have fun replicating it for your projects. List... read more

Easy Fondant in 12 minutes

Posted by Overboard This was adapted from "The Twisted Sisters" recipe. I found it quick, easy and not sticky. List of Materials 16oz Marshmallows 1 Cup of All Vegetable Crisco (the ready made blocks) 2lbs of Powdered Sugar 1 Tablespoon Spatula Smooth board to Knead fondant (I use the backside of a "Rotary Cutting Mat" by Taylor Plastic wrap and freezer bags Place crisco block in mixing bowl Measure out 16oz of Marshmallows (or if you can find the 16oz bags no need) Pour 2lbs of sugar in bowl over your... read more

How to make Fingers fondant

Posted by ashleyscakes4u Get a ball of skin colored fondant. Roll into long rolls, look like finger width. I used the length of my fingers as a guide of how big and thick to make. Cut the fondant rolls as long as you fingers. Use toothpick to make creases in your fingers, again use your hands as a guide. I used the fake nails to make the imprints where your nail would be. Then done! Viola! You can use them to wrap around anything. Mine was for a naughty cake LOL. but can hold on to anything you want. hope this helps with your next project List of... read more

How to Make a Decorated Swiss Roll Cake

Posted by brigittatw i saw this swiss rolls on the internet and try it my self ( its not my idea, i found some pics on japanese websites) you can also use it on top of a round cake or square. very nice when they donnot eat or may eat marzipan or rollfondant. List of Materials spongecake batter food coloringbaking sheet and baking paperfreezer and ovenpiping bottle of bagsfilling ( i used mocha creme ) spray cooking spray on your baking sheet and put your bakingpaper on it . put uncolored spongecake batter in a piping bag or bottle and put some tips... read more

How to Make Gelatin Bubbles

Posted by sweetflowers Step by Step Instructions for making Gelatin Bubbles List of Materials Water Balloons unflavored gelatin forceps or tweezers duct tape slotted plastic plate (or styrofoam) small craft paintbrush luster dust (any color) Small microwave safe bowl Gelatin mixture: 2 parts cold water to 1 part unflavored gelatin (like Knox). Start by putting your cold water into a microwave safe bowl. Add a little luster dust, the amount will depend on how translucent you want your bubble, I normally did about 1/8 tsp or less. Food color can also... read more

4 tier Sprinkle covered cake

Posted by bellacakecreations This is how I constructed my 4 tier wedding cake covered in non pariels. There is probably an easier way to do it but this is just the way I decided to do it. If you find an easier way please share it with all of us. List of Materials sprinkles--non pariels 4-5 lbs ribbon 1/2" dowel white chocolate ganached* and fondant covered cakes **ganache is optional...It is just what I do prior to fondant to make sharp corners This cake started as sprinkles for my five year old to decorate cupcakes with and then......voila. My bride... read more

2D Horse head cake.

Posted by jackie0970 Hello everyone. I have made this tutorial for anyone wanting to make a 2D horse head. Showing the stages of how to get the shape, crumb coat, how it looks with fondant on and the finished result. List of Materials square cake tin, knife, edible pen(optional) spatula I used a 10" square cake tin, to get the shape you can either cut with a knife free hand or use an edible marker pen first. Cut the cake in half and fill with a filling of your choice. I used strawberry jam and Swiss meringue butter cream. Apply a crumb coat, then... read more

How To Make a Fondant Converse Sneaker Shoe - Template & Video

Posted by NovaTrixi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ci8TFxWyObs [/caption]   read more

How To Make an Eeyore Cake

Posted by debs10 This is a tutorial on how to make a simple but effective Eeyore Head cake.It was made using 2×7"sandwich tin cake's. This cake is a great little starter if your just starting out making Novelty cake,with a great end result. List of Materials 2x7" round cakes Blue/purple,Cream,and Black Fondant 2 x 7 inch round cake pan Buttercream icing (for crumb coating) Filling black food coloring paint brush xacto knife pizza cutter or fondant cutter Start by carving the 2 cakes into a Bell shape. Fill your cakes as you wish.I just used... read more

How to make a rose with a 5 petal cutter

Posted by aine2 Aine2 Shows you how to make a fondant/gumpaste/sugarpaste rose with a 5 petal cutter. Watch and Learn! [youtube id="E4SfgfnzzXk" width="600" height="350"] read more

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