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How to frost a cake with ganache the upside down way (my way)

Hi Lovelies!!!! Sharing with y’all this video tutorial I made on how I frost my cakes with ganache the upside down way (my way). You will need 2 same size acrylic circles, 2 cake boards, a turntable, a palette knife, offset spatula, container with very hot water, clean dist towel/cheese cloth to wipe the excess water off your scraper, engineer’s square, scraper, prepared ganache, crumb coated cake, one round parchment paper with the same diameter as the acrylic circles and scotch tape. Below is an example of a cake that was frosted the upside down way (my... read more

Simple Citrus Slice Cookies

Posted by sweetopia These zesty sugar cookies can easily decorated with royal icing. They're fun and easy to make! List of Materials NFSC - No Fail Sugar Cookie Recipe (add citrus juice & zest of your choice) Royal Icing (Antonia 74's Recipe) Round Cookie Cutters (size your choice) Piping Bags Couplers Piping Tips (#3) Yellow, Orange & Green Gel Coloring (colors your choice) Toothpick - Outlining – Using a #3 piping tip, outline your cookie with royal icing. I like using a larger piping tip to outline and fill in larger areas, as the 'flooding' goes... read more

How to make a zebra print cake - bonus rainbow coloured background

    Watch how to make this cake here:   read more

Teired/Stacked Cake Construction

Posted by Jackie Copyright © 2003-2004 Wilton Industries - All rights reserved Each level of a tiered cake needs dowel rods for support. Tiers that are directly stacked on each other with no separation by plates and pillars should be further stabilized with an additional center dowel rod to prevent shifting. With a pencil sharpener, sharpen one end of a long, wooden dowel rod slightly shorter than height of two tiers. Push sharpened dowel through top tier to cake circle, then, hitting sharply with tack hammer, drive dowel through cake circle to bottom of cake. If... read more

How to Package & Ship Cookie Bouquets

Posted by rezzygirl Learn how to package and ship your cookies bouquets by following these easy steps. Individually wrap each cookie in cello bag or shrink wrap Layer with bubble wrap or tissue paper Wrap entire bouquet in bubble wrap or tissue paper Cover entire bouquet in shrink wrap and shrink using heat gun or blow dryer on low setting. Place packing fill (shred, packing popcorn, lots of crumpled paper, etc.) in box Place cookies in box and surround with more packing fill. Add enough fill so that the cookies don’t shift. Fill to top of box so... read more

Topsy Turvy Cake Stand Tutorial

Hey Everyone! I have just posted my 2nd ever tutorial! I was sooo stressed trying to figure out how I was going to make this stand when I was presented with the idea and I finally came up with this! I wanted to share in hopes of at least helping one person not to feel like I did when I was scratching my head! Tips and critiques are welcome! Thanks in advance for checking it out! read more

How To Make Cake Pops Step-By-Step

One of my most rewarding kitchen adventures has been learning how to make cake pops. I always know that if I want to let my baking imagination run wild, I can just start with a cake pop recipe and see where it takes me! The possibilities are endless.   That’s why today I am sharing with you a basic cake pop how to. If cake pops are new to you or you have tried them in the past and never gone back, this cake pop recipe is the perfect place to start. Cake Pop Supplies To make cake pops, you will need: - A box cake mix and ingredients to make the cake - A... read more

Building The Cake: Combination Pillar & Stacked Construction

Posted by Anonymous Use any combination of dowel rods, boards, separator plates and pillars. You may also use push-in pillars, which eliminate the need for dowel rods and a plate or board to support the pillars. Photo by all4cake FOR PILLARS WITH DOWEL RODS: The key to success is inserting dowel rods accurately at every level for support. 1. Mark all tiers for dowel rod placement using a separator plate (for pillar tiers) or a cake circle (for stacked tiers) the same size as the tier above. Insert dowel rods. 2. Position tiers that will be on pillars on... read more

how I made my candy/chocolate tacos

Posted by natou I gathered some ideas from the internet and this is what I did. List of Materials candy melts, coconut, brownies, starburst candy, gummy candies, icing trace a 6'' to 8'' circle on a piece of paper and then put a piece of wax paper on top. Spread some black color sugar on wax paper. Melt yellow chocolate at 50 % in microwave and fill the circle on your wax paper. let the chocolate get a little hard, until the shinny of the chocolate is turning dull. In the meantime, crumble your baked and cooled down brownies on the... read more

Lightning McQueen Cars Cake Topper Tutorial

Describe 'Lightning McQueen Cars Cake Topper Tutorial' here Detailed pictures are on the blog. Make a car cake by following these step-by-step instructions. Inspired by Lightning McQueen from the Disney Movie "Cars". Make your kid's birthday cake special. A cake topper shaped into a car is an easy do-it-yourself project that will delight anyone who sees it. I am not a trained cake decorator. I am a mom learning how to make cakes with fondant. Each year for each... read more

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