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EASY Plants vs. Zombies Cake

  This was the first time I've attempted to use fondant.  I thought things might be a whole lot easier if I used rice krispy treats as a base.  I packed in the treats pretty well.  Some posts suggested crushing the rice krispy, to keep the base from falling apart.  Mine stayed together just fine without doing that and the treats were still edible.       I made some vanilla butter cream to smooth over the treats to ensure that the fondant will lay smoothly.  I didn't want to have to move the cake once completed and decided to decorate it right on the... read more

How To Make Sprinkles At Home

I’m excited to share with you an unbelievably easy way to make sprinkles at home. Not only is this a fun do-it-yourself kitchen project, but it’s a great way to save a trip to the store when you don’t have sprinkles on hand (or when you don’t feel like getting our of your pajamas).   To make sprinkles at home, you will need: Royal icing made from your favorite royal icing recipe Gel food coloring Piping bags, couplers, and #2 piping tips Wax paper A sharp knife   Add water to your royal icing (a tiny bit... read more

CLASSIC PIANO TUTORIAL

  CLASSIC PIANO TUTORIAL By ANA REMÍGIO This was my first attempt at making an elevated piano. I’m sure there may be alternative methods for doing these steps but this was the way that worked for me.     1 - First of all, you need to do the structure to hold the cake. I used two cake boards, a round one for the base ( big and strong enough for the entire cake to sit on), and a rectangular ( thinner) one to cut the piano shape (that will be base for the piano) and the piano bench. Draw the shape of the piano onto the board and using an Xacto knife cut out... read more

MICKEY & GOOFY RIDE TUTORIAL

  Hello!! After several requests to do a tutorial for my Mickey & Goofy Car, I finally had some free time and did a gathering of some photos. I have to apolagize, because I thought I had photos from all the step by step, but I don’t. So I did a fast toturial with the main steps, I hope it helps.   THE CAR     1 – Has you can see, the car was free hand sculpt on a chocolate cake and than filled with lemon cream.     2 – I did covered the all cake with cream before covered with sugar paste (no photo). The car hood is a peace of cake covered... read more

How to Make Hanging Icicles on Your Cake

    How To Make Hanging Icicles as seen on the cover of Cake Central Magazine December 2012 V3/I11 by Cakeabilitygreen             Equipment required Cake stand of adequate height Measuring tape Straight edge Textured impliment to create ice effect Regular fondant icing (mine is British type I know Americans use a different recipe and how different it handles I don’t know) Silver dusting powder Glitter sugar crystals       Step 1 Start by taking your iced cake and positioning it on your chosen cake... read more

How to make a Knitted Sweater Cake with collar and bow

  How to make a Knitted Sweater Cake with collar and bow Great idea for Ugly Sweater Themed Holiday Cakes! by lanana     Knitted Sweater Cake This is a different version of my Polo shirt cake. My mom and I saw a cake like this from Colette Peters, as usual my mom (who doesn't know anything about cakes ) told me: This is Crazy loops all the way !!! (SHE IS A VISIONARY), We tried the effect and it actualy worked. So, This is the first time I ever make this cake, so there are some mistakes I would change for sure. lucky you,  I am the one who is giving it... read more

How to Make a Christmas Baubles Cake

How to make a Christmas Baubles Cake  by lanana       Christmas Baubles Cake Already Stacked         Baked cakes These are the cakes that I baked for these balls: For the small one I used the soccer ball pan from Wilton, For the bigger one (my mom gave me this Idea) I used a medium Pyrex bowl, just make sure is regular oven safe. Also (and this is important) make sure you put the same amount of batter before baking. I only have one bowl, So I baked one half cake first then the other half. I forgot to measure how many cups batter... read more

How to Make a Box of Crayons Cake

By tguegirl   I've gotten a bunch of requests for this, so thought I would post instructions. First of all, all credit and many thanks goes to kiraboo for the original idea.   STEP 1 Start by stacking sheet cakes into an 11X15 rectangle (I only had 9X13 pans, and so baked three and cut them up until I got the proper size.) Make sure to bake them high enough, as you'll need some height for the ice cream cones to fit on the side. On one end, carve out a semicircle shape with three arches for the crayons. Again, be careful not to carve away too much of... read more

How to Make Edible Sugar Glue - VIdeo

by Aine2   I show you how to make a strong edible glue, perfect for sugar modeling. Easy peasy! :o)   read more

How to Make a Popcorn Bag Cake Video

  By Elissa Strauss of Confetti Cakes, brought to you by Satin Ice                   read more

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