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Modelling Paste Shoe

Posted by mrsvb78 This is a tutorial I made up for making an edible shoe from Modelling Paste. I make my modelling paste from 250g sugarpaste mixed with 1 tsp gum tragacanth. NB: Leave this to dry for at least 10 days so it really is properly dry and firm. List of Materials shoe (to cut up), modelling paste in your selected colour, craft knife, rolling pin, clingfilm, diamante buckles (optional) 1. Buy a shoe (or pair of course) I had fun searching in the Christmas sales and got this 2. Carefully cut the shoe apart. Keep the front and back of the shoe to... read more

How To Make a 3D Bunny Shaped Cupcake

  • by mvap

Posted by mvap This adorable bunny has eaten all the cupcakes while he was saying: I didn´t do it. I’m sure that if you make the cupcakes for your kids, they will love them as much as he! In this tutorial, you'll learn about how to make a 3D bunny-shaped cupcake with fondant and gum paste. You'll also learn about how to make cupcake wrappers with fondant. I hope you enjoy it! List of Materials - Rolled Fondant - Gumpaste - Buttercream Icing - Modeling Tools - Black, White, Blue, Aquamarine and Pink Food Coloring - Brush #000 (Very thin brush) and Brush... read more

How to Make a Tiny Gumpaste Baby with a Mold

Posted by smitakasargod This is great for baby shower cakes or cupcakes. You can create a really adorable life-like tiny gumpaste baby using a First Impressions Baby Mold. This project is also commonly referred to as "fondant babies" or "marzipan baby" Click here to buy the baby mold used in this tuorial For the project you will need: Silicone baby mold (click here to order from GlobalSugar Art.com) White gum paste (fondant works too if used 50/50 with gum paste) X-acto knife/ sharp blade Paint brushes (fine tip and medium tip) Petal dusts... read more

Simple Bow Tutorial

Posted by mrsmudrash I came up with this simple way to make a bow that involves only two pieces of modeling chocolate. I make this using modeling chocolate because it sets up almost right away and it easy to handle, although you can make it with fondant or gumpaste. No worries about ruffling or tufting anything...just use the template to cut out your chocolate, then fold your edges together and you're basically done! Enjoy! List of Materials Modeling chocolateRolling pinTemplate Print out the template to whatever size bow you'd like. Cut the template out... read more

How To Decorate Owl Cookies with Royal Icing

Posted by sweetopia Decorating cookies with royal icing can be a lot of fun, especially if the steps are broken down for you in an easy to follow manner. In the pictorial below, find out how to decorate owl cookies with royal icing. List of Materials NFSC - No Fail Sugar Cookie RecipeAntonia74 - Royal Icing RecipeRound Cookie Cutters - Size of your choiceFood gel colorings - Color palette your choicePiping Tips #2, #67Piping BagsCouplers Once you've baked your cookies and made Antonia74's royal icing you're almost ready to begin decorating. The most important... read more

How to Make a Gumpaste Baby Shoes

Posted by grannys3angels Great idea for baby shower cake topper, or for baby shower cupcakes toppers This baby bootie (baby shoe) pattern is for the right shoe. To make the left show, just flip it over after cutting. List of Materials gumpaste exacto knife cotton balls (optional)   Print out pattern Cut out pattern Lay Baby Shoe Pattern on rolled out gumpaste After cutting out your gumpaste line (A) up with (B) till you get it the way you like. Then pull (C) across and line up with (D) and place in a position that you are pleased with Then... read more

TV Dinner Cupacakes

Posted by ailika This is not my project, A viewer, who may not be a professional cook, provided this recipe. I saw there was no tutorial on CC for this cupcake & thought it was a good idea to add it to the tutorial for those of us who don't know how to make these. So I took it from the internet, hope it's ok List of Materials white chocolate melting wafersvanilla frostingcereal crumbs (recommended: Cornflakes)Drumsticks: Bone templatefruit chews (recommended: Laffy Taffy's, Starbursts,Tootsie Fruit Rolls,)caramel saucefood coloring3 plain store-bought doughnut... read more

Giant Cupcake Candy Melt Base

Posted by mrsvb78 This tutorial was made for all those decorators needing help with making a chocolate base for a giant cupcake. It is very easy and so effective and neat, saves trying to get fondant into the grooves and it's smooth and flawless. List of Materials 1 bag candy melts, Wilton Giant cupcake tin, Spatula, 1. Melt 1/4 a bag of candy melts 2. 'paint' a thin layer of chocolate into the cake tin base (I used my finger as it was the easier) 3. Make sure you get into all the grooves and don't have any airbubbles. 4. Put it in the fridge to set for... read more

DIY Lace Cupcake Wrappers

Posted by AlamoSweets [featuredcakes] An easy and inexpensive way to wrap cupcakes. Simply cut a section of any paper doily and tape. read more

Cute Sheep Cupcakes Tutorial

Posted by TheCakingGirl I recently made these cute sheep cupcake designs for someone’s birthday. But this is a great project for a baby shower too! List of Materials 12 cupcakes fondant (white, green, blue, pink, light yellow, brown, light brown) exacto knife small paintbrush small bowl of water (for applying pieces of fondant together) powdered (for rolling out fondant) black edible marker extruder (optional) These were the only tools I used for these fondant cupcakes. I did switch from the big fondant roller to a smaller one mid way though If... read more

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